The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 24 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 29 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.02% 3.68% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 16.39% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 7
Average daily rate
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£371 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £330 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -
Web Services
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
87 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.07% 22.43% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 39 27
Average daily rate £400 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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 Bedfordshire

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 17 £371 +23.75% 7
Bedford +4 4 - - 2
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 34 (68.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (66.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (66.00%) .NET
2 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (64.00%) IIS
4 31 (62.00%) E-Commerce
5 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 24 (48.00%) SCCM
6 24 (48.00%) SCOM
6 24 (48.00%) Akamai
7 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 15 (30.00%) DHCP
9 15 (30.00%) FTP
9 15 (30.00%) DNS
10 14 (28.00%) DevOps
11 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
12 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
12 9 (18.00%) C#
12 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
13 7 (14.00%) XML
13 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.00%) Project Management
14 6 (12.00%) ITIL
14 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (12.00%) WCF
15 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
15 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
15 5 (10.00%) Workflow

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 32 (64.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
2 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 34 (68.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (66.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) DHCP
1 15 (30.00%) FTP
1 15 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.00%) Log4Net
5 2 (4.00%) FinalBuilder
5 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) MyEclipse
6 1 (2.00%) NUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) MSTest
General
1 5 (10.00%) Publishing
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Electronics
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Web Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Web Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Configuration Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Head of Development
10 1 (2.00%) SQL Database Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.00%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (66.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.00%) XML
4 6 (12.00%) WCF
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.00%) Middleware
6 4 (8.00%) HTML
6 4 (8.00%) CSS
7 3 (6.00%) MSMQ
8 2 (4.00%) REST
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.00%) JSON
8 2 (4.00%) LINQ
8 2 (4.00%) jQuery
9 1 (2.00%) RESTful
9 1 (2.00%) ICEfaces
9 1 (2.00%) WPF
9 1 (2.00%) WF
9 1 (2.00%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) DTV
2 2 (4.00%) Social Media
2 2 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Tandem
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) DevOps
4 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.00%) Project Management
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
7 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.00%) Workflow
7 5 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.00%) SOA
9 3 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.00%) Content Management
9 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.00%) OO
9 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.00%) C#
3 5 (10.00%) VB
3 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Golang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (48.00%) SCCM
1 24 (48.00%) SCOM
2 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (48.00%) Akamai
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) hybris
4 2 (4.00%) KANA
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Siebel
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