The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Manchester / Salford
Rank 9 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 14 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 17.50% 20.51% 13.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.17% 23.53% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 2
Median daily rate £400 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £425 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £436 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.25% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 48 34 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 60.00% 87.18% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 5
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 Salford

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Salford

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Salford over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Salford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Salford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) RESTful
4 9 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 9 (37.50%) LDAP
4 9 (37.50%) XML
4 9 (37.50%) ITIL
4 9 (37.50%) Workflow
4 9 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (37.50%) ServiceNow
5 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) TDD
6 7 (29.17%) REST
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) BDD
6 7 (29.17%) Unix
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) Twitter
7 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (25.00%) DevOps
7 6 (25.00%) JUnit
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
7 6 (25.00%) VoIP
7 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) HTTP
7 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (25.00%) High Availability

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) LDAP
2 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (25.00%) VoIP
2 6 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) VPN
4 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (20.83%) Redis
3 2 (8.33%) MarkLogic
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) RESTful
2 9 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (37.50%) XML
3 7 (29.17%) REST
4 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.83%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) JSON
6 4 (16.67%) Node.js
7 3 (12.50%) XSLT
8 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (8.33%) JMS
9 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (4.17%) HTML5
9 1 (4.17%) Pixi.js
9 1 (4.17%) React
9 1 (4.17%) React Native
9 1 (4.17%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Web 2.0
2 4 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Interactive TV
5 1 (4.17%) IPTV
5 1 (4.17%) MHEG
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Games
5 1 (4.17%) New Media
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 9 (37.50%) Workflow
4 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) BDD
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) DevOps
6 6 (25.00%) High Availability
7 5 (20.83%) Case Management
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (20.83%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (20.83%) Patch Management
7 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (20.83%) Security Operations
7 5 (20.83%) SIEM
7 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) ES6
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) SANS
2 5 (20.83%) SSCP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) NCDA
3 1 (4.17%) NCIE
3 1 (4.17%) VCAP
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Kibana
1 5 (20.83%) logstash
1 5 (20.83%) QRadar
2 4 (16.67%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) ServiceNow
2 7 (29.17%) Twitter
3 5 (20.83%) Apple
3 5 (20.83%) IBM
3 5 (20.83%) LogRhythm
3 5 (20.83%) Splunk
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) OpenTV
5 1 (4.17%) VMware