Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 155 181 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.32% 5.33% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.38% 16.93% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 123 94
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.63% +22.31%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £313
90th Percentile £500 £500 £479
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.57
North West median hourly rate - £28.00 £33.64
% change year-on-year - -16.77% -0.09%

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1078 1069 971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.02% 31.46% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 766 591
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +11.54%
10th Percentile £299 £285 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 33
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -49.21% +12.00%
10th Percentile £17.75 £14.80 £11.05
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.25 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +23.08% +3.17% -6.44%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Manchester

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Manchester

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Manchester over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Manchester

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Manchester

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +19 29 £410 +36.67% 6
Altrincham - 6 £319 -
Salford -14 4 £400 -6.16%
Bolton -7 3 £250 -18.37%
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 73 (47.10%) Java
2 59 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (26.45%) JavaScript
3 41 (26.45%) .NET
4 40 (25.81%) C#
5 35 (22.58%) HTML
5 35 (22.58%) Apache Camel
6 34 (21.94%) Apache CXF
7 33 (21.29%) RESTful
7 33 (21.29%) Spring
7 33 (21.29%) JUnit
8 32 (20.65%) CSS
9 31 (20.00%) SOAP
10 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
11 28 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (17.42%) DevOps
13 25 (16.13%) XML
13 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 24 (15.48%) HTML5
15 23 (14.84%) SQL
15 23 (14.84%) ASP.NET
16 22 (14.19%) MVC
16 22 (14.19%) REST
17 21 (13.55%) CSS3
17 21 (13.55%) Microsoft
18 20 (12.90%) TDD
19 18 (11.61%) jQuery
20 17 (10.97%) JSON
20 17 (10.97%) Linux
20 17 (10.97%) Microservices

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (7.74%) CMS
2 9 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.16%) Apache
3 8 (5.16%) Umbraco
3 8 (5.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.94%) nginx
4 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) Confluence
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.52%) GitHub
4 5 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.94%) IaaS
5 3 (1.94%) SaaS
6 2 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.65%) Boomi
7 1 (0.65%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) SNMP
2 3 (1.94%) DNS
2 3 (1.94%) ISDN
2 3 (1.94%) LAN
2 3 (1.94%) VoIP
2 3 (1.94%) WAN
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) SMS
3 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.87%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.87%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.58%) MySQL
4 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.94%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.29%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.65%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (21.29%) JUnit
2 13 (8.39%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.81%) JIRA
4 7 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.23%) GitLab
5 5 (3.23%) Selenium
5 5 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.94%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.94%) Grunt
7 3 (1.94%) gulp
7 3 (1.94%) Maven
7 3 (1.94%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.29%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.29%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.29%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 15 (9.68%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Banking
3 5 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.58%) Billing
5 3 (1.94%) Law
5 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.29%) Legal
6 2 (1.29%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (67.74%) Developer
2 62 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.03%) .NET Developer
3 14 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (8.39%) Senior Developer
4 13 (8.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (7.74%) Agile Developer
5 12 (7.74%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (7.74%) Architect
6 11 (7.10%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Lead Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Java Team Leader
9 6 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.87%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (3.23%) SAP Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.45%) .NET
2 35 (22.58%) Apache Camel
2 35 (22.58%) HTML
3 34 (21.94%) Apache CXF
4 33 (21.29%) RESTful
4 33 (21.29%) Spring
5 32 (20.65%) CSS
6 31 (20.00%) SOAP
7 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
8 25 (16.13%) XML
9 24 (15.48%) HTML5
10 23 (14.84%) ASP.NET
11 22 (14.19%) REST
12 21 (13.55%) CSS3
13 18 (11.61%) jQuery
14 17 (10.97%) JSON
15 15 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (7.74%) Hibernate
17 11 (7.10%) Middleware
17 11 (7.10%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.23%) CMDB
3 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.94%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.29%) NHS
4 2 (1.29%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.29%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) Fintech
5 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.97%) Linux
2 16 (10.32%) Windows
3 8 (5.16%) Unix
4 5 (3.23%) CentOS
5 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.65%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.42%) DevOps
3 22 (14.19%) MVC
4 20 (12.90%) TDD
5 17 (10.97%) Microservices
6 16 (10.32%) Test Automation
7 14 (9.03%) Software Engineering
7 14 (9.03%) Unit Testing
8 13 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.74%) Scrum
10 11 (7.10%) ITIL
11 10 (6.45%) Data Modelling
12 9 (5.81%) SOA
13 8 (5.16%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (4.52%) Workflow
15 6 (3.87%) E-Commerce
15 6 (3.87%) IT Strategy
15 6 (3.87%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.87%) Open Source
15 6 (3.87%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.10%) Java
2 41 (26.45%) JavaScript
3 40 (25.81%) C#
4 23 (14.84%) SQL
5 9 (5.81%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.87%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.58%) ABAP
9 3 (1.94%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.94%) XAML
10 2 (1.29%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.29%) C
10 2 (1.29%) Groovy
10 2 (1.29%) Scala
10 2 (1.29%) XPath
11 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.65%) PHP
11 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (7.74%) SC Cleared
1 12 (7.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.94%) Degree
2 3 (1.94%) MCSE
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.65%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) GPG13
2 4 (2.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.94%) QA
3 3 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.10%) Docker
2 7 (4.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.65%) KVM
5 1 (0.65%) LXC
5 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) Rancher
2 5 (3.23%) Terraform
3 4 (2.58%) Kibana
3 4 (2.58%) logstash
4 3 (1.94%) Ansible
4 3 (1.94%) Packer
4 3 (1.94%) Puppet
5 2 (1.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.65%) Icinga
6 1 (0.65%) Nagios
6 1 (0.65%) Salt
6 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.45%) Oracle
3 7 (4.52%) DevExpress
3 7 (4.52%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.23%) SAP
4 5 (3.23%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.23%) Snow
4 5 (3.23%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.58%) SendGrid
5 4 (2.58%) VMware
6 3 (1.94%) IBM
7 2 (1.29%) Google
7 2 (1.29%) HP
7 2 (1.29%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.29%) Perforce
8 1 (0.65%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.65%) hybris
8 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.65%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.65%) WSO2