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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 33 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.09% 3.11% 5.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 20.59% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Average daily rate
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£488 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £278 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.20%
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
52 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.61% 15.11% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 27
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +1 4 £494 +16.17%
Bedford - 3 £420 - 1
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) XML
2 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) IIS
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 8 (33.33%) SCCM
6 8 (33.33%) SCOM
7 7 (29.17%) Akamai
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.83%) SAP
9 5 (20.83%) CSS
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) WCF
10 4 (16.67%) JSON
10 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (16.67%) DevOps
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (16.67%) Middleware

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
1 3 (12.50%) FTP
2 2 (8.33%) SSH
2 2 (8.33%) Telnet
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Web Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) WCF
4 4 (16.67%) JSON
4 4 (16.67%) Middleware
4 4 (16.67%) SOAP
4 4 (16.67%) J2EE
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) JSP
6 2 (8.33%) Servlets
6 2 (8.33%) EJB
7 1 (4.17%) LESS
7 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) DTV
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) MUMPS
7 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.17%) Go
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
1 8 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Akamai
3 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) KANA
4 2 (8.33%) hybris
4 2 (8.33%) Pega
4 2 (8.33%) InterSystems
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Facebook
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter
5 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.17%) Google