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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 26 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.96% 4.72% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 28.57% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 11
Average daily rate £425 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £362 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
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
85 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.15% 16.54% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 31
Average daily rate £390 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £638 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
Luton -7 4 £225 -52.63% 1
Bedford +1 1 £425 +41.66% 1
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) WSDL
2 4 (26.67%) NetWeaver
2 4 (26.67%) FTP
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) ABAP
2 4 (26.67%) BAPI
2 4 (26.67%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) SAP PI
3 3 (20.00%) Telematics
3 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) Automotive
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) XSD
3 3 (20.00%) SMS
3 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) ISEB

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (26.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) FTP
2 3 (20.00%) SMS
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (13.33%) FogBugz
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SAP PI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) ETL Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
3 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) WSDL
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) BAPI
2 4 (26.67%) SAP PI
3 3 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (13.33%) SAP ALE
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (13.33%) SAP XI
4 2 (13.33%) SAPUI5
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) MFC
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Telematics
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Line Management
1 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (13.33%) BPEL
2 2 (13.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (13.33%) Test Management
2 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) ABAP
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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