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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 3 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 24 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 35.82% 7.81% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 70.59% 45.45% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
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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
34 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 50.75% 17.19% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate £400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +18.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £34.45 £31.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 June 2015, 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 25 (83.33%) HTML
1 25 (83.33%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) J2EE
2 20 (66.67%) SOAP
2 20 (66.67%) XML
3 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
4 17 (56.67%) HTML5
5 15 (50.00%) REST
5 15 (50.00%) TopLink
5 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 15 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 12 (40.00%) JSF
7 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 9 (30.00%) CSS
8 9 (30.00%) TDD
9 8 (26.67%) Ajax
10 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
10 7 (23.33%) PrimeFaces
10 7 (23.33%) EclipseLink
10 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
10 7 (23.33%) UNIX
10 7 (23.33%) Windows
10 7 (23.33%) Linux
11 6 (20.00%) Solaris
11 6 (20.00%) XHTML
11 6 (20.00%) Ant
11 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
11 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 5 (16.67%) SoapUI

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.33%) GlassFish
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (20.00%) Ant
2 5 (16.67%) JUnit
2 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Hudson
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Automotive
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 20 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) HTML
2 20 (66.67%) J2EE
2 20 (66.67%) SOAP
2 20 (66.67%) XML
3 17 (56.67%) HTML5
4 15 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 15 (50.00%) TopLink
4 15 (50.00%) REST
5 12 (40.00%) JSF
6 9 (30.00%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) Ajax
8 7 (23.33%) PrimeFaces
8 7 (23.33%) EclipseLink
9 6 (20.00%) XHTML
10 4 (13.33%) JPA
10 4 (13.33%) JAX-RS
10 4 (13.33%) JAX-WS
11 3 (10.00%) Struts
12 2 (6.67%) JSP
12 2 (6.67%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) UNIX
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) TDD
3 5 (16.67%) B2C
4 4 (13.33%) OO
4 4 (13.33%) Content Management
4 4 (13.33%) User Stories
5 3 (10.00%) Validation
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) RUP
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Information Management
6 2 (6.67%) Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) Use Case
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCP
1 1 (3.33%) OCP
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) FatWire
4 1 (3.33%) Omniture
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) HP