The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 3 months to 23 June 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 18 33
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.11% 9.01% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.30% 38.96% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 3
Median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 132 77 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.88% 23.12% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 49 32
Median daily rate £388 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Merseyside

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Merseyside

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Merseyside over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Merseyside

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Merseyside

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -19 5 £356 -13.89% 4
Southport -2 1 £388 +14.81% 1
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) J2EE
5 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (20.00%) JIRA
6 4 (20.00%) Selenium
6 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Management
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (15.00%) WebDriver

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (15.00%) ColdFusion
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Research Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience Researcher
4 2 (10.00%) User Researcher
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) XML
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) J2EE
3 5 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) XSD
5 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) JSP
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (5.00%) Servlets
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) PlayStation
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Software AG
3 2 (10.00%) webMethods
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
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