Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 37 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 184 135 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.05% 5.02% 5.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.63% 14.93% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 100 127
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £300
90th Percentile £532 £489 £505
North West median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £35.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £55.00 £39.27
% change year-on-year - +40.07% -

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 1,177 904 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.70% 33.63% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 585 641
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 14
Manchester median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +37.93% -22.67%
10th Percentile £12.77 £14.75 £16.19
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.00 £38.80
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +62.22%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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
Bolton +3 4 £219 - 1
Stockport +3 4 £413 +17.86% 8
Salford -11 4 £413 +3.13% 3
Wigan -4 1 £360 +6.67%
Cheadle - 1 £375 - 4
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 120 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (41.85%) .NET
3 73 (39.67%) JavaScript
4 69 (37.50%) C#
5 61 (33.15%) SOAP
5 61 (33.15%) REST
6 60 (32.61%) Java
7 57 (30.98%) Scrum
8 53 (28.80%) MVC
8 53 (28.80%) SQL Server
9 52 (28.26%) SQL
9 52 (28.26%) TDD
10 48 (26.09%) ASP.NET
11 47 (25.54%) XML
11 47 (25.54%) HTML
11 47 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
12 46 (25.00%) CSS
12 46 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (21.20%) Test Automation
14 38 (20.65%) Visual Studio
14 38 (20.65%) Microsoft
15 37 (20.11%) Linux
16 36 (19.57%) Ajax
17 34 (18.48%) jQuery
17 34 (18.48%) JSON
17 34 (18.48%) MySQL
17 34 (18.48%) RESTful
17 34 (18.48%) ASP.NET Web API
18 31 (16.85%) Python
19 30 (16.30%) DevOps

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 (5.98%) CMS
2 10 (5.43%) Apache
2 10 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.89%) Orchard CMS
4 6 (3.26%) Confluence
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle Beehive
5 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.17%) WildFly
6 2 (1.09%) IIS
6 2 (1.09%) JBoss
6 2 (1.09%) nginx
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.17%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 47 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.98%) GitHub
4 7 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.80%) SaaS
5 5 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.72%) Boomi
5 5 (2.72%) iPaaS
5 5 (2.72%) Serverless
6 4 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (2.17%) IaaS
7 3 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.09%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (1.09%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.09%) PaaS
8 2 (1.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) SMS
2 3 (1.63%) HTTP
2 3 (1.63%) SNMP
2 3 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.09%) SSL
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) RTSP
4 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.80%) SQL Server
2 34 (18.48%) MySQL
3 19 (10.33%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (9.24%) MongoDB
5 16 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 16 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 14 (7.61%) RavenDB
7 13 (7.07%) CouchDB
8 9 (4.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (4.35%) Neo4j
10 5 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.63%) Couchbase
13 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.09%) Redis
13 2 (1.09%) Riak
13 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (20.65%) Visual Studio
2 20 (10.87%) JIRA
3 19 (10.33%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.33%) Jenkins
4 18 (9.78%) Selenium
5 9 (4.89%) SonarQube
5 9 (4.89%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (4.35%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.80%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.72%) eggPlant
8 5 (2.72%) Gradle
8 5 (2.72%) JUnit
9 4 (2.17%) Liquibase
9 4 (2.17%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.63%) NUnit
10 3 (1.63%) ReSharper
10 3 (1.63%) Subversion
10 3 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (7.61%) Finance
2 6 (3.26%) Games
2 6 (3.26%) Publishing
3 5 (2.72%) Law
3 5 (2.72%) Legal
4 4 (2.17%) Banking
4 4 (2.17%) Billing
4 4 (2.17%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.63%) Back Office
5 3 (1.63%) Marketing
6 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (59.24%) Developer
2 37 (20.11%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 16 (8.70%) Architect
5 14 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (7.07%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Agile Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Agile Java Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Python Developer
9 9 (4.89%) WebOps Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) ServiceNow Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Consultant
11 7 (3.80%) Tester
12 6 (3.26%) Android Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (41.85%) .NET
2 61 (33.15%) REST
2 61 (33.15%) SOAP
3 48 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 47 (25.54%) HTML
4 47 (25.54%) XML
5 46 (25.00%) CSS
6 36 (19.57%) Ajax
7 34 (18.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (18.48%) jQuery
7 34 (18.48%) JSON
7 34 (18.48%) RESTful
8 25 (13.59%) AngularJS
8 25 (13.59%) Spring
9 21 (11.41%) XML Schema
10 19 (10.33%) HTML5
10 19 (10.33%) WCF
11 18 (9.78%) .NET Framework
12 16 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (8.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.96%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.98%) User Experience
3 10 (5.43%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.43%) Data Structures
3 10 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.35%) Semantic Web
6 6 (3.26%) Web 2.0
7 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.72%) NHS
8 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.63%) CMDB
9 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.09%) Wiki
11 1 (0.54%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.11%) Linux
2 23 (12.50%) Android
3 22 (11.96%) Apple iOS
4 13 (7.07%) Windows
5 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.17%) Unix
5 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.09%) CentOS
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.98%) Scrum
3 53 (28.80%) MVC
4 52 (28.26%) TDD
5 46 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (21.20%) Test Automation
7 30 (16.30%) DevOps
8 25 (13.59%) Microservices
9 24 (13.04%) BDD
10 22 (11.96%) Android Development
11 19 (10.33%) iOS Development
11 19 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (10.33%) SOA
11 19 (10.33%) Unit Testing
12 17 (9.24%) Kanban
13 15 (8.15%) Change Management
14 14 (7.61%) Data Modelling
15 13 (7.07%) Pair Programming
15 13 (7.07%) Test Scripting
16 12 (6.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.67%) JavaScript
2 69 (37.50%) C#
3 60 (32.61%) Java
4 52 (28.26%) SQL
5 31 (16.85%) Python
6 12 (6.52%) Ruby
7 10 (5.43%) XPath
8 5 (2.72%) Groovy
8 5 (2.72%) Java 8
8 5 (2.72%) PHP
8 5 (2.72%) Scala
8 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.72%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.17%) C
9 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.17%) VB
10 3 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.63%) R
11 2 (1.09%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.35%) Degree
2 5 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.09%) APMG
3 2 (1.09%) MCTS
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) WAI
3 5 (2.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Varnish
2 7 (3.80%) Docker
3 5 (2.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Gluster
4 1 (0.54%) iptables
4 1 (0.54%) NFS
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.61%) Puppet
2 11 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.43%) Terraform
4 9 (4.89%) Kibana
5 7 (3.80%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.26%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.17%) Packer
8 2 (1.09%) Ansible
8 2 (1.09%) Consul
8 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.13%) Oracle
3 10 (5.43%) ServiceNow
4 8 (4.35%) Google
5 6 (3.26%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.72%) Informatica
6 5 (2.72%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.72%) Okta
6 5 (2.72%) SnapLogic
7 4 (2.17%) Intapp
7 4 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.17%) Snow
7 4 (2.17%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.63%) BT
8 3 (1.63%) Capita
9 2 (1.09%) IBM
9 2 (1.09%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.09%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.09%) VMware