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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 26 38
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 67 102 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.78% 5.63% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.93% 22.92% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 77 39
Median daily rate £364 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.09 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +39.69% +8.57%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 481 445 386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 34.28% 24.56% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 300 243
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +1 5 £400 -9.85%
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 76 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.94%) JavaScript
3 57 (36.31%) SQL
3 57 (36.31%) Java
4 45 (28.66%) RESTful
4 45 (28.66%) REST
5 43 (27.39%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (27.39%) Scrum
6 39 (24.84%) HTML
7 38 (24.20%) SOAP
8 36 (22.93%) Linux
9 34 (21.66%) SQL Server
10 33 (21.02%) .NET
10 33 (21.02%) TDD
11 32 (20.38%) XML
12 31 (19.75%) Spring
13 30 (19.11%) Software Engineering
14 28 (17.83%) Oracle
15 27 (17.20%) AngularJS
16 25 (15.92%) NoSQL
16 25 (15.92%) C#
17 24 (15.29%) Git (software)
18 23 (14.65%) CSS
19 22 (14.01%) OO
19 22 (14.01%) MVC
19 22 (14.01%) Banking
19 22 (14.01%) JSON
20 21 (13.38%) JUnit
20 21 (13.38%) Microservices
21 20 (12.74%) BDD

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 9 (5.73%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) nginx
4 2 (1.27%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.64%) CMS
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.39%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.18%) GitHub
4 4 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.27%) PaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Route 53
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.64%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.74%) Firewall
2 19 (12.10%) HTTP
3 10 (6.37%) LDAP
3 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.46%) LAN
4 7 (4.46%) WAN
5 6 (3.82%) VoIP
5 6 (3.82%) WebEx
6 5 (3.18%) Internet
6 5 (3.18%) VLAN
6 5 (3.18%) VPN
6 5 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.91%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.91%) Wireless
9 2 (1.27%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.27%) DNS
9 2 (1.27%) NFC
10 1 (0.64%) Network Security
10 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.66%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.92%) NoSQL
3 17 (10.83%) MySQL
4 13 (8.28%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.01%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.82%) Couchbase
7 6 (3.82%) Redis
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.91%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.91%) SQLite
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.64%) Big Data
10 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.64%) Riak
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.38%) JUnit
3 11 (7.01%) JIRA
3 11 (7.01%) Selenium
4 9 (5.73%) NUnit
5 7 (4.46%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.46%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.55%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.55%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.91%) Appium
8 3 (1.91%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.91%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.91%) Hudson
8 3 (1.91%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.27%) Babel
9 2 (1.27%) Gradle
9 2 (1.27%) JMeter
9 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (14.01%) Banking
2 20 (12.74%) Finance
3 4 (2.55%) Marketing
4 3 (1.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (61.15%) Developer
2 39 (24.84%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.46%) .NET Developer
4 13 (8.28%) Agile Developer
5 12 (7.64%) Architect
6 11 (7.01%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) AWS Developer
9 7 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.46%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.46%) Consultant
9 7 (4.46%) Scala Software Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) IT Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) IT Security Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.18%) Angular Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Scala Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.66%) REST
1 45 (28.66%) RESTful
2 39 (24.84%) HTML
3 38 (24.20%) SOAP
4 33 (21.02%) .NET
5 32 (20.38%) XML
6 31 (19.75%) Spring
7 27 (17.20%) AngularJS
8 23 (14.65%) CSS
9 22 (14.01%) JSON
10 19 (12.10%) J2EE
11 16 (10.19%) Node.js
12 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET
12 15 (9.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (8.28%) HTML5
13 13 (8.28%) JPA
14 12 (7.64%) Spring Boot
15 11 (7.01%) Ajax
16 10 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.10%) Web 2.0
3 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.55%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.55%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (2.55%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.55%) User Experience
6 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
7 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.93%) Linux
2 20 (12.74%) Windows
3 9 (5.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.10%) Unix
4 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.82%) Android
5 6 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.55%) CentOS
6 4 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.91%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.91%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.64%) Fedora
9 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.39%) Scrum
3 33 (21.02%) TDD
4 30 (19.11%) Software Engineering
5 22 (14.01%) MVC
5 22 (14.01%) OO
6 21 (13.38%) Microservices
7 20 (12.74%) BDD
8 17 (10.83%) High Availability
9 14 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.92%) SDLC
9 14 (8.92%) Workflow
10 13 (8.28%) DevOps
10 13 (8.28%) ITIL
11 12 (7.64%) ITIL V3
12 11 (7.01%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (6.37%) Data Modelling
13 10 (6.37%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.37%) Information Security
13 10 (6.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.94%) JavaScript
2 57 (36.31%) Java
2 57 (36.31%) SQL
3 25 (15.92%) C#
4 18 (11.46%) Python
5 17 (10.83%) Scala
6 7 (4.46%) Ruby
7 5 (3.18%) Groovy
8 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.55%) Perl
9 3 (1.91%) Korn
9 3 (1.91%) PHP
9 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.27%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.27%) Go
10 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.27%) R
11 1 (0.64%) Clojure
11 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.64%) CISSP
2 10 (6.37%) SC Cleared
2 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.46%) Degree
4 6 (3.82%) CISMP
4 6 (3.82%) SANS
4 6 (3.82%) SSCP
5 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) CCNA
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.64%) MCITP
6 1 (0.64%) MCPD
6 1 (0.64%) MCSA
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) NCDA
6 1 (0.64%) NCIE
6 1 (0.64%) VCAP
6 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) QA
2 7 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.82%) COBIT
3 6 (3.82%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.10%) ProxySG
2 8 (5.10%) XenApp
3 6 (3.82%) Docker
4 1 (0.64%) Varnish
4 1 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.46%) Kibana
2 6 (3.82%) Ansible
2 6 (3.82%) logstash
2 6 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.18%) Puppet
3 5 (3.18%) QRadar
4 3 (1.91%) RSA enVision
4 3 (1.91%) Terraform
5 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.64%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 28 (17.83%) Oracle
2 18 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.92%) Cisco
4 13 (8.28%) ServiceNow
5 11 (7.01%) Twitter
6 10 (6.37%) VMware
7 8 (5.10%) Blue Coat
7 8 (5.10%) Citrix
7 8 (5.10%) Sybase
7 8 (5.10%) TIBCO
8 7 (4.46%) Apple
8 7 (4.46%) Splunk
9 6 (3.82%) NetApp
10 5 (3.18%) Google
10 5 (3.18%) IBM
10 5 (3.18%) LogRhythm
10 5 (3.18%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.91%) Perforce
12 1 (0.64%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.64%) Snow
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