The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.45% 11.43% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 50.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
Web Services
Bedfordshire

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 Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 20.69% 22.86% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate £338 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +13.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Web Services
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Java Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle