The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 14.89% 15.09% 14.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.75% 61.54% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £195 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 34.04% 24.53% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate £430 £200 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £250 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) J2EE
3 9 (75.00%) XML
4 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) Content Management
5 6 (50.00%) HTML5
6 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
6 5 (41.67%) B2C
7 4 (33.33%) Validation
7 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) TopLink
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) Ajax
7 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) UNIX
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) XHTML
7 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (33.33%) AccuRev
8 3 (25.00%) SOAP
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) C#
8 3 (25.00%) .NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (16.67%) MSTest
2 2 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (16.67%) QUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) J2EE
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) TopLink
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) XHTML
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) WPF
6 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) JSP
6 2 (16.67%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) JAXB
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Content Management
3 5 (41.67%) B2C
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) RUP
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (8.33%) OCP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) AccuRev
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) FatWire
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft