The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Basildon region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 10 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 8.86% - 9.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.67% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 18.99% 16.36% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £215 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -38.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £46.00 £31.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.20% +15.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
Essex

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 16 April 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) OOD
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) UNIX
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) UML
4 7 (50.00%) OO
4 7 (50.00%) XSLT
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 7 (50.00%) Web Development
4 7 (50.00%) JAXB
4 7 (50.00%) Sun
4 7 (50.00%) Sun Certification
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) J2EE
6 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
6 5 (35.71%) C++
6 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (28.57%) XHTML
7 4 (28.57%) RUP
7 4 (28.57%) Solaris
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) AccuRev

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) XSLT
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) JAXB
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) XHTML
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) Java EE
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) Servlets
6 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Social Media
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OOD
2 7 (50.00%) UML
2 7 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) Web Development
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) RUP
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Product Management
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Logistics
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (35.71%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
1 7 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Sun
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) AccuRev
2 4 (28.57%) Facebook
2 4 (28.57%) Twitter
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft