The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Bedford 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 9 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.86% - 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
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
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.57% 28.57% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £265 £175 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -32.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
Bedfordshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Game Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mingle
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) CQRS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (25.00%) Xcode
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) CQRS
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint