Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 31 27
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 149 152 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.03% 5.38% 5.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.85% 14.38% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 111 124
Manchester median daily rate £410 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% -2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £300
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate £24.75 - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £36.23 - £45.00

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 1,076 1,057 1,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.30% 37.42% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 732 721
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +6.16%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £288
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £409 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +5.48% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 6
Manchester median hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £22.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.75% -12.14% -27.74%
10th Percentile £12.52 £17.00 £14.88
90th Percentile £41.75 £44.00 £39.38
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £38.13 £38.50
% change year-on-year -4.98% -0.97% +13.84%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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
Cheadle +3 4 £369 -1.67% 1
Salford +1 4 £385 -3.75% 2
Rochdale - 3 £300 -
Altrincham -2 2 £325 +8.33% 9
Stockport -6 2 £375 -6.25% 7
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 101 (67.79%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (46.31%) .NET
3 65 (43.62%) RESTful
4 57 (38.26%) C#
5 49 (32.89%) SQL
6 48 (32.21%) Java
7 38 (25.50%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (24.16%) TDD
9 34 (22.82%) HTML
9 34 (22.82%) CSS
10 33 (22.15%) JavaScript
11 30 (20.13%) XML
12 29 (19.46%) ASP.NET
12 29 (19.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (18.79%) Test Automation
13 28 (18.79%) SOAP
14 27 (18.12%) Microsoft
14 27 (18.12%) JIRA
15 26 (17.45%) JSON
16 25 (16.78%) HTML5
16 25 (16.78%) Spring
17 24 (16.11%) CSS3
18 23 (15.44%) jQuery
19 22 (14.77%) MVC
19 22 (14.77%) Java 8
20 21 (14.09%) Scrum
21 20 (13.42%) SQL Server
22 19 (12.75%) WinForms
22 19 (12.75%) Git (software)
22 19 (12.75%) NoSQL

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 6 (4.03%) Apache
2 3 (2.01%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.34%) Confluence
3 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.34%) IIS
3 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.34%) WordPress
4 1 (0.67%) JBoss
4 1 (0.67%) nginx
4 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 38 (25.50%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (19.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.38%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (7.38%) GitHub
4 6 (4.03%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (4.03%) SaaS
5 5 (3.36%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.34%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.34%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.67%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.67%) Route 53
7 1 (0.67%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) SSL
2 1 (0.67%) DNS
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.75%) NoSQL
3 17 (11.41%) RavenDB
4 10 (6.71%) MySQL
5 8 (5.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.01%) Big Data
7 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.34%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.34%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.34%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.34%) Impala
8 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (18.12%) JIRA
2 19 (12.75%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.07%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.72%) Selenium
5 12 (8.05%) Visual Studio
6 10 (6.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (6.04%) AccuRev
8 5 (3.36%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.68%) JSUnit
9 4 (2.68%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.68%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.01%) GitLab
10 3 (2.01%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.34%) JUnit
12 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.67%) Subversion
12 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (7.38%) Retail
2 7 (4.70%) Finance
3 5 (3.36%) Back Office
4 3 (2.01%) Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (70.47%) Developer
2 39 (26.17%) .NET Developer
3 24 (16.11%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.07%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.40%) Agile Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Architect
9 9 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Tester
10 8 (5.37%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (4.70%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Analyst
11 7 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (4.03%) PHP Developer
13 5 (3.36%) Angular Developer
13 5 (3.36%) Applications Developer
14 4 (2.68%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (46.31%) .NET
2 65 (43.62%) RESTful
3 34 (22.82%) CSS
3 34 (22.82%) HTML
4 30 (20.13%) XML
5 29 (19.46%) ASP.NET
6 28 (18.79%) SOAP
7 26 (17.45%) JSON
8 25 (16.78%) HTML5
8 25 (16.78%) Spring
9 24 (16.11%) CSS3
10 23 (15.44%) jQuery
11 19 (12.75%) ASP.NET Core
11 19 (12.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (12.75%) WinForms
12 17 (11.41%) Spring Boot
13 16 (10.74%) Node.js
13 16 (10.74%) WCF
14 14 (9.40%) AngularJS
15 11 (7.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Mobile App
1 13 (8.72%) Semantic Web
2 9 (6.04%) NHS
3 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.68%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.34%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.67%) Fintech
8 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.05%) Android
2 8 (5.37%) Linux
3 7 (4.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.34%) CentOS
4 2 (1.34%) Unix
5 1 (0.67%) Debian
5 1 (0.67%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (67.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.16%) TDD
3 28 (18.79%) Test Automation
4 22 (14.77%) MVC
5 21 (14.09%) Scrum
6 18 (12.08%) BDD
6 18 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.08%) Microservices
6 18 (12.08%) SOA
7 17 (11.41%) DevOps
7 17 (11.41%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.07%) OOP
9 13 (8.72%) Ontologies
9 13 (8.72%) Web Development
10 12 (8.05%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.71%) SDLC
11 10 (6.71%) User Stories
12 9 (6.04%) Test Scripting
13 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
13 8 (5.37%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.26%) C#
2 49 (32.89%) SQL
3 48 (32.21%) Java
4 33 (22.15%) JavaScript
5 22 (14.77%) Java 8
6 14 (9.40%) Python
7 10 (6.71%) VB.NET
8 9 (6.04%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.70%) PHP
10 6 (4.03%) R
11 4 (2.68%) PHP 7
11 4 (2.68%) Scala
12 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.01%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.34%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.34%) Groovy
13 2 (1.34%) Perl
14 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.67%) Tcl
14 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) QA
2 8 (5.37%) WAI
3 4 (2.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (8.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) Ansible
1 8 (5.37%) Kubernetes
1 8 (5.37%) Puppet
2 7 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.68%) Terraform
4 1 (0.67%) Consul
4 1 (0.67%) Kibana
4 1 (0.67%) logstash
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) Packer
4 1 (0.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 27 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.03%) hybris
2 6 (4.03%) Kony
2 6 (4.03%) Oracle
2 6 (4.03%) SAP
3 3 (2.01%) Google
3 3 (2.01%) Zend
4 2 (1.34%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.34%) Hortonworks
4 2 (1.34%) VMware
5 1 (0.67%) Black Duck
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.67%) Sybase
5 1 (0.67%) Telerik