Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 39 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 150 134 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.84% 4.71% 4.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.42% 13.24% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 110 105
Manchester median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £24.39

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 1,208 1,012 1,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.98% 35.61% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 685 778
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £281
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 10
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.87% -22.63%
10th Percentile £12.26 £17.83 £14.95
90th Percentile £38.75 £48.53 £43.88
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%

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 October 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 October 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
Cheadle - 7 £363 - 1
Salford -4 2 £339 -15.31% 4
Stockport -10 2 £431 +5.18% 7
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 87 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.67%) Java
3 59 (39.33%) JavaScript
4 55 (36.67%) .NET
5 54 (36.00%) RESTful
6 48 (32.00%) XML
7 45 (30.00%) JSON
8 42 (28.00%) SQL
9 40 (26.67%) C#
10 39 (26.00%) TDD
11 34 (22.67%) HTML
12 33 (22.00%) Scrum
13 31 (20.67%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (20.00%) Spring
14 30 (20.00%) JIRA
15 28 (18.67%) MVC
16 27 (18.00%) Test Automation
17 26 (17.33%) Git (software)
18 25 (16.67%) BDD
18 25 (16.67%) CSS
18 25 (16.67%) Jenkins
19 24 (16.00%) DevOps
20 23 (15.33%) Microsoft
21 22 (14.67%) Python
21 22 (14.67%) SQL Server
22 21 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
23 20 (13.33%) WCF
23 20 (13.33%) Linux
23 20 (13.33%) Node.js
24 19 (12.67%) MySQL

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 8 (5.33%) Apache
2 6 (4.00%) Confluence
2 6 (4.00%) IBM Domino
3 4 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.67%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.00%) IIS
4 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.33%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) Liferay
6 1 (0.67%) nginx
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.33%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.67%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.67%) SaaS
5 9 (6.00%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.67%) Route 53
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) SSL
1 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.33%) VPN
2 1 (0.67%) AMQP
2 1 (0.67%) BGP
2 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.67%) DNS
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) IPFIX
2 1 (0.67%) Junos
2 1 (0.67%) MPLS
2 1 (0.67%) MQTT
2 1 (0.67%) MRTG
2 1 (0.67%) OSPF
2 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.67%) SNMP
2 1 (0.67%) TACACS
2 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.67%) MySQL
3 14 (9.33%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.33%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.00%) Big Data
9 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.00%) Hazelcast
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.33%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.33%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.33%) Impala
10 2 (1.33%) Redis
10 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (20.00%) JIRA
2 26 (17.33%) Git (software)
3 25 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 19 (12.67%) Selenium
5 12 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (4.67%) JSUnit
6 7 (4.67%) JUnit
6 7 (4.67%) SoapUI
7 6 (4.00%) AccuRev
7 6 (4.00%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.33%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.33%) Mockito
8 5 (3.33%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.33%) TestNG
8 5 (3.33%) Vagrant
9 4 (2.67%) Gradle
9 4 (2.67%) Subversion
10 3 (2.00%) GitLab
11 2 (1.33%) Android Studio
11 2 (1.33%) Clang
General
1 8 (5.33%) Back Office
2 6 (4.00%) Retail
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Finance
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Games
5 2 (1.33%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (75.33%) Developer
2 37 (24.67%) .NET Developer
3 25 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.33%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (4.67%) Administrator
6 7 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.00%) Angular Developer
7 6 (4.00%) Architect
7 6 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.00%) Domino Administrator
7 6 (4.00%) Domino Developer
8 5 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (2.67%) Consultant
9 4 (2.67%) Django Developer
9 4 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (2.67%) Python Developer
9 4 (2.67%) Python/Django Developer
9 4 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (36.67%) .NET
2 54 (36.00%) RESTful
3 48 (32.00%) XML
4 45 (30.00%) JSON
5 34 (22.67%) HTML
6 30 (20.00%) Spring
7 25 (16.67%) CSS
8 20 (13.33%) Node.js
8 20 (13.33%) WCF
9 18 (12.00%) ASP.NET
9 18 (12.00%) SOAP
10 17 (11.33%) Middleware
11 16 (10.67%) AngularJS
11 16 (10.67%) HTML5
11 16 (10.67%) Spring Boot
12 13 (8.67%) REST
12 13 (8.67%) WinForms
13 9 (6.00%) Kafka
13 9 (6.00%) WPF
14 8 (5.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.67%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.67%) User Experience
5 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.33%) iPad
6 2 (1.33%) iPhone
6 2 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.67%) Fintech
7 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.33%) Linux
2 11 (7.33%) Android
3 7 (4.67%) Unix
4 6 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.00%) CentOS
5 3 (2.00%) Windows
6 2 (1.33%) Debian
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.00%) TDD
3 33 (22.00%) Scrum
4 28 (18.67%) MVC
5 27 (18.00%) Test Automation
6 25 (16.67%) BDD
7 24 (16.00%) DevOps
8 17 (11.33%) Microservices
9 14 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.33%) SDLC
9 14 (9.33%) Web Development
10 13 (8.67%) OOP
10 13 (8.67%) Unit Testing
11 12 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (8.00%) Functional Testing
12 10 (6.67%) B2B
12 10 (6.67%) B2C
13 9 (6.00%) API Design
13 9 (6.00%) API Development
13 9 (6.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.67%) Java
2 59 (39.33%) JavaScript
3 42 (28.00%) SQL
4 40 (26.67%) C#
5 22 (14.67%) Python
6 17 (11.33%) Java 8
7 10 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.00%) C
9 5 (3.33%) PHP
9 5 (3.33%) Scala
9 5 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.67%) Groovy
10 4 (2.67%) LotusScript
10 4 (2.67%) Perl
10 4 (2.67%) Ruby
11 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.00%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.33%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.00%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) MCTS
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (11.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Gluster
2 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.67%) iptables
2 1 (0.67%) KVM
2 1 (0.67%) NFS
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (9.33%) Puppet
2 13 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.00%) Ansible
3 12 (8.00%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.00%) Terraform
5 2 (1.33%) Consul
5 2 (1.33%) Kibana
5 2 (1.33%) logstash
5 2 (1.33%) Nagios
5 2 (1.33%) Packer
6 1 (0.67%) Cacti
6 1 (0.67%) collectd
6 1 (0.67%) Graphite
6 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.67%) Icinga
6 1 (0.67%) Netcool
6 1 (0.67%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.67%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.67%) Salt
6 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.33%) Oracle
3 13 (8.67%) Kony
4 5 (3.33%) Google
5 4 (2.67%) IBM
5 4 (2.67%) Lotus
6 3 (2.00%) VMware
6 3 (2.00%) Zend
7 2 (1.33%) Cisco
7 2 (1.33%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.33%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.33%) hybris
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.33%) SAP
7 2 (1.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.67%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.67%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.67%) Juniper
8 1 (0.67%) Splunk
8 1 (0.67%) Sybase