Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 31 45
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -23
Contract jobs citing Web Services 138 175 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.93% 4.76% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.59% 18.15% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 126 77
Manchester median daily rate £410 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +4.00% +14.50%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £288
90th Percentile £500 £515 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £39.27 -

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 946 964 751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.79% 26.21% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 667 492
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £256
90th Percentile £510 £513 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 8
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.03% -16.77% +34.78%
10th Percentile £14.75 £16.15 £25.10
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.25 £41.13
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +15.57%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 17 £410 +36.67% 9
Salford -2 10 £391 -7.94% 1
Altrincham - 1 £338 - 1
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 74 (53.62%) Java
2 58 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (31.16%) JavaScript
4 39 (28.26%) RESTful
5 38 (27.54%) Spring
6 34 (24.64%) SQL Server
7 33 (23.91%) SQL
8 31 (22.46%) HTML
8 31 (22.46%) SOAP
9 30 (21.74%) .NET
10 29 (21.01%) Oracle
10 29 (21.01%) REST
11 26 (18.84%) C#
11 26 (18.84%) MVC
12 25 (18.12%) JUnit
13 24 (17.39%) XML
13 24 (17.39%) Linux
13 24 (17.39%) Finance
14 21 (15.22%) Scrum
14 21 (15.22%) CSS
14 21 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (14.49%) AngularJS
15 20 (14.49%) ASP.NET
15 20 (14.49%) Software Engineering
16 19 (13.77%) Banking
16 19 (13.77%) Apache Camel
17 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
17 18 (13.04%) Apache CXF
18 17 (12.32%) J2EE
18 17 (12.32%) OO

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 13 (9.42%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.62%) Apache
3 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.45%) CMS
5 2 (1.45%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) nginx
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.35%) GitHub
3 5 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.62%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Route 53
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) LAN
1 7 (5.07%) WAN
2 6 (4.35%) Firewall
2 6 (4.35%) VoIP
3 5 (3.62%) HTTP
3 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.62%) VPN
4 4 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.17%) RTSP
5 3 (2.17%) Wireless
6 2 (1.45%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.45%) DNS
6 2 (1.45%) NFC
6 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.72%) Intranet
7 1 (0.72%) LDAP
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
7 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.72%) SAN
7 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.07%) MySQL
3 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.35%) Redis
5 4 (2.90%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.45%) MS Access
7 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (18.12%) JUnit
2 11 (7.97%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.97%) JIRA
3 9 (6.52%) NUnit
4 8 (5.80%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.07%) Selenium
6 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.17%) Appium
7 3 (2.17%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.17%) GitLab
7 3 (2.17%) Maven
7 3 (2.17%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.45%) Gradle
8 2 (1.45%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.72%) Grunt
9 1 (0.72%) Hudson
9 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (17.39%) Finance
2 19 (13.77%) Banking
3 6 (4.35%) Billing
4 3 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.45%) Marketing
5 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 101 (73.19%) Developer
2 59 (42.75%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.59%) Agile Developer
4 15 (10.87%) .NET Developer
5 12 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) ABAP Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Architect
8 6 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Java Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) SAP Developer
9 5 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.26%) RESTful
2 38 (27.54%) Spring
3 31 (22.46%) HTML
3 31 (22.46%) SOAP
4 30 (21.74%) .NET
5 29 (21.01%) REST
6 24 (17.39%) XML
7 21 (15.22%) CSS
8 20 (14.49%) AngularJS
8 20 (14.49%) ASP.NET
9 19 (13.77%) Apache Camel
10 18 (13.04%) Apache CXF
11 17 (12.32%) J2EE
12 15 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (10.87%) Node.js
13 12 (8.70%) HTML5
13 12 (8.70%) JSON
13 12 (8.70%) Middleware
13 12 (8.70%) XML Messaging
14 11 (7.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.62%) User Experience
4 4 (2.90%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.39%) Linux
2 11 (7.97%) Windows
3 8 (5.80%) Unix
4 6 (4.35%) Android
5 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) Debian
6 1 (0.72%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.84%) MVC
3 21 (15.22%) Scrum
4 20 (14.49%) Software Engineering
5 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 17 (12.32%) Microservices
6 17 (12.32%) OO
7 16 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.59%) TDD
8 13 (9.42%) DevOps
9 10 (7.25%) SOA
10 9 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (6.52%) OOD
10 9 (6.52%) OOP
10 9 (6.52%) Open Source
10 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.80%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (5.80%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.80%) SDLC
12 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (53.62%) Java
2 43 (31.16%) JavaScript
3 33 (23.91%) SQL
4 26 (18.84%) C#
5 12 (8.70%) Python
6 7 (5.07%) ABAP
7 5 (3.62%) Ruby
8 4 (2.90%) Groovy
8 4 (2.90%) Scala
9 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.45%) R
10 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.45%) VB
11 1 (0.72%) Delphi
11 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.72%) PHP
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) SC Cleared
1 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.35%) CISSP
2 6 (4.35%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) SANS
2 6 (4.35%) SSCP
3 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.72%) CCNA
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) MCITP
4 1 (0.72%) MCPD
4 1 (0.72%) MCSA
4 1 (0.72%) MCSE
4 1 (0.72%) NCDA
4 1 (0.72%) NCIE
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) GPG13
3 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.80%) Kibana
2 7 (5.07%) logstash
2 7 (5.07%) Puppet
3 6 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.62%) QRadar
5 4 (2.90%) Ansible
5 4 (2.90%) Terraform
6 3 (2.17%) RSA enVision
6 3 (2.17%) Salt
7 2 (1.45%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.72%) Nagios
8 1 (0.72%) Packer
Vendors
1 29 (21.01%) Oracle
2 12 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.80%) SAP
4 8 (5.80%) Sybase
5 7 (5.07%) Apple
6 6 (4.35%) Splunk
7 5 (3.62%) IBM
7 5 (3.62%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.17%) Perforce
8 3 (2.17%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.45%) Google
9 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.45%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.45%) VMware
10 1 (0.72%) Avaya
10 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.72%) NetApp
10 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.72%) Veritas
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £465 - £485 per day
Posted: 4 days ago