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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 25 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 29 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.06% 2.60% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.88% 10.61% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
104 66 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.30% 24.54% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 38 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -7 16 £350 +16.66% 2
Bedford +10 2 - - 2
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (66.67%) .NET
2 27 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (61.90%) IIS
3 26 (61.90%) Windows
3 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 25 (59.52%) E-Commerce
5 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 19 (45.24%) Akamai
7 18 (42.86%) SCCM
7 18 (42.86%) SCOM
8 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
10 12 (28.57%) DHCP
10 12 (28.57%) FTP
10 12 (28.57%) DNS
11 10 (23.81%) DevOps
12 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
12 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
12 9 (21.43%) C#
13 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
14 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 6 (14.29%) ITIL
15 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
16 5 (11.90%) Publishing
16 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
16 5 (11.90%) WCF
16 5 (11.90%) SQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (61.90%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) CMS
2 4 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DHCP
1 12 (28.57%) FTP
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.76%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.14%) Log4Net
5 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) MyEclipse
5 2 (4.76%) FinalBuilder
5 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.38%) MSTest
6 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 5 (11.90%) Publishing
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Web Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Web Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Head of Development
9 1 (2.38%) Build Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
3 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.90%) WCF
4 4 (9.52%) XML
4 4 (9.52%) CSS
5 3 (7.14%) MSMQ
5 3 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (4.76%) LINQ
6 2 (4.76%) ICEfaces
6 2 (4.76%) XSLT
6 2 (4.76%) Java EE
6 2 (4.76%) Middleware
6 2 (4.76%) JSF
6 2 (4.76%) Ajax
6 2 (4.76%) JSP
6 2 (4.76%) Struts
7 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) CMDB
1 2 (4.76%) Social Media
2 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) E-Commerce
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) DevOps
4 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Workflow
7 4 (9.52%) CRM
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.52%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) OO
8 3 (7.14%) Content Management
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.14%) Web Development
9 2 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.76%) Migration
9 2 (4.76%) RAD
9 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.76%) SOA
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) C#
2 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) SCCM
1 18 (42.86%) SCOM
2 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Akamai
3 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Siebel
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