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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 34 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.06% 1.75% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.13% 12.73% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate £425 £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
62 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.96% 13.75% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 36
Average daily rate £563 £485 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £638 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedford +5 5 £438 - 2
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) Oracle
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Spring
4 5 (26.32%) SOAP
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) FTP
5 4 (21.05%) NetWeaver
5 4 (21.05%) ABAP
5 4 (21.05%) BAPI
5 4 (21.05%) QA
5 4 (21.05%) SAP PI
6 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
6 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
6 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
6 3 (15.79%) CRM
6 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
6 3 (15.79%) Middleware
6 3 (15.79%) WSDL
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) BEA

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) NetWeaver
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.53%) FogBugz
2 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Java Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SAP PI Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) RESTful
3 5 (26.32%) SOAP
3 5 (26.32%) Spring
4 4 (21.05%) BAPI
4 4 (21.05%) SAP PI
5 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Middleware
5 3 (15.79%) WSDL
6 2 (10.53%) SAP ALE
6 2 (10.53%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (10.53%) SAP XI
6 2 (10.53%) SAPUI5
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.26%) MFC
7 1 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) SOA
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.53%) BPEL
3 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
3 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.53%) Test Management
3 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) ABAP
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) BEA
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
4 2 (10.53%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
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