Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 35 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 192 142 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.86% 4.95% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.33% 14.05% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 112 115
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £314 £306 £270
90th Percentile £541 £499 £513
North West median daily rate £403 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.24% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £28.00

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 1,340 1,011 978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.92% 35.25% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 668 687
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £278
90th Percentile £546 £500 £508
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 6
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +22.09% -12.63%
10th Percentile £12.80 £14.75 £20.56
90th Percentile £42.00 £45.00 £43.25
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% +19.40% -10.67%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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
Salford -3 6 £413 +18.28% 3
Cheadle - 6 £363 - 1
Stockport -8 2 £431 +5.18% 9
Wigan - 1 £360 -
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 124 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 81 (42.19%) .NET
4 76 (39.58%) Java
5 66 (34.38%) C#
6 63 (32.81%) XML
7 59 (30.73%) TDD
7 59 (30.73%) JSON
8 56 (29.17%) HTML
9 53 (27.60%) MVC
10 52 (27.08%) Scrum
11 51 (26.56%) RESTful
12 49 (25.52%) SQL
12 49 (25.52%) CSS
13 44 (22.92%) SOAP
13 44 (22.92%) Test Automation
14 43 (22.40%) ASP.NET
14 43 (22.40%) SQL Server
15 41 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
17 37 (19.27%) REST
18 34 (17.71%) Microsoft
19 33 (17.19%) JIRA
20 32 (16.67%) jQuery
20 32 (16.67%) Spring
20 32 (16.67%) BDD
21 31 (16.15%) HTML5
21 31 (16.15%) MySQL
22 29 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
23 28 (14.58%) Python

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 11 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.21%) Confluence
3 9 (4.69%) CMS
3 9 (4.69%) Orchard CMS
4 6 (3.13%) IBM Domino
5 5 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.08%) Apache
6 4 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.56%) IIS
8 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.52%) JBoss
9 1 (0.52%) Liferay
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.73%) GitHub
4 10 (5.21%) SaaS
5 7 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.56%) Serverless
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.04%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (1.04%) Boomi
9 2 (1.04%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.04%) iPaaS
9 2 (1.04%) Route 53
10 1 (0.52%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) SMS
2 3 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.04%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) AMQP
4 1 (0.52%) BGP
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) IPFIX
4 1 (0.52%) Junos
4 1 (0.52%) MPLS
4 1 (0.52%) MQTT
4 1 (0.52%) MRTG
4 1 (0.52%) OSPF
4 1 (0.52%) SNMP
4 1 (0.52%) TACACS
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
4 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.15%) MySQL
3 20 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 17 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (7.29%) RavenDB
6 13 (6.77%) Relational Database
7 12 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (3.65%) CouchDB
11 6 (3.13%) Neo4j
12 5 (2.60%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (1.56%) Hazelcast
15 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (1.04%) Redis
15 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (17.19%) JIRA
2 27 (14.06%) Visual Studio
3 26 (13.54%) Jenkins
4 22 (11.46%) Git (software)
4 22 (11.46%) Selenium
5 10 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (4.17%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.13%) JSUnit
7 6 (3.13%) JUnit
7 6 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.13%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.60%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.60%) Mockito
8 5 (2.60%) TestNG
9 4 (2.08%) eggPlant
9 4 (2.08%) Gradle
9 4 (2.08%) NUnit
9 4 (2.08%) Subversion
10 3 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (4.17%) Back Office
1 8 (4.17%) Finance
2 6 (3.13%) Games
2 6 (3.13%) Publishing
3 4 (2.08%) Banking
4 3 (1.56%) Law
4 3 (1.56%) Legal
4 3 (1.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 129 (67.19%) Developer
2 36 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 29 (15.10%) Java Developer
4 14 (7.29%) C# Developer
5 11 (5.73%) Architect
5 11 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (4.69%) WebOps Engineer
7 7 (3.65%) Administrator
7 7 (3.65%) Software Developer
7 7 (3.65%) Tester
8 6 (3.13%) Domino Administrator
8 6 (3.13%) Domino Developer
8 6 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.13%) Python Developer
8 6 (3.13%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.60%) Angular Developer
9 5 (2.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (2.60%) Java Architect
9 5 (2.60%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (42.19%) .NET
2 63 (32.81%) XML
3 59 (30.73%) JSON
4 56 (29.17%) HTML
5 51 (26.56%) RESTful
6 49 (25.52%) CSS
7 44 (22.92%) SOAP
8 43 (22.40%) ASP.NET
9 37 (19.27%) REST
10 32 (16.67%) jQuery
10 32 (16.67%) Spring
11 31 (16.15%) HTML5
12 25 (13.02%) AngularJS
13 23 (11.98%) Ajax
13 23 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (10.94%) WCF
15 20 (10.42%) Node.js
16 19 (9.90%) CSS3
17 15 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (7.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 8 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.17%) Semantic Web
2 8 (4.17%) User Experience
3 6 (3.13%) Web 2.0
4 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.60%) NHS
5 4 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.56%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) iPad
7 2 (1.04%) iPhone
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.02%) Linux
2 24 (12.50%) Android
3 21 (10.94%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.65%) Unix
5 5 (2.60%) Windows
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Debian
6 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.73%) TDD
3 53 (27.60%) MVC
4 52 (27.08%) Scrum
5 44 (22.92%) Test Automation
6 41 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (16.67%) BDD
8 26 (13.54%) DevOps
9 20 (10.42%) Android Development
9 20 (10.42%) Microservices
10 18 (9.38%) iOS Development
11 17 (8.85%) SOA
11 17 (8.85%) Unit Testing
11 17 (8.85%) Web Development
12 16 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (7.29%) Functional Testing
14 13 (6.77%) SDLC
15 11 (5.73%) Change Management
16 10 (5.21%) Test Scripting
16 10 (5.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 84 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 76 (39.58%) Java
3 66 (34.38%) C#
4 49 (25.52%) SQL
5 28 (14.58%) Python
6 10 (5.21%) Java 8
7 9 (4.69%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.65%) Ruby
9 6 (3.13%) C
10 5 (2.60%) Groovy
10 5 (2.60%) PHP
11 4 (2.08%) LotusScript
11 4 (2.08%) Scala
11 4 (2.08%) XPath
12 3 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.56%) Perl
12 3 (1.56%) R
12 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.52%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.73%) Degree
2 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.04%) MCTS
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) APMG
5 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) QA
2 6 (3.13%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (7.81%) Docker
2 8 (4.17%) Varnish
3 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Gluster
4 1 (0.52%) iptables
4 1 (0.52%) KVM
4 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.29%) Puppet
3 10 (5.21%) Kibana
3 10 (5.21%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.65%) Ansible
5 4 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.56%) Terraform
7 2 (1.04%) Consul
7 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.04%) Packer
8 1 (0.52%) Cacti
8 1 (0.52%) collectd
8 1 (0.52%) Grafana
8 1 (0.52%) Graphite
8 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.52%) Icinga
8 1 (0.52%) logstash
8 1 (0.52%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.52%) Salt
8 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.50%) Oracle
3 12 (6.25%) Kony
4 7 (3.65%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.60%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.08%) Google
6 4 (2.08%) IBM
6 4 (2.08%) Lotus
7 3 (1.56%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.04%) Capita
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco
8 2 (1.04%) Informatica
8 2 (1.04%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.04%) Okta
8 2 (1.04%) SnapLogic
8 2 (1.04%) VMware
9 1 (0.52%) Huawei
9 1 (0.52%) Juniper
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.52%) Sybase