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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 41 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.54% 3.05% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.62% 11.11% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £445 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -19.17%
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
103 72 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.16% 27.48% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 29 37
Average daily rate £385 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 August 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 August 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 -17 8 £425 -2.85% 8
Bedford - 1 £385 - 1
Dunstable - - - - 1
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
4 12 (44.44%) IIS
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
6 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
6 10 (37.04%) WCF
7 9 (33.33%) XML
7 9 (33.33%) XSLT
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (29.63%) HTML
8 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
8 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
8 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.93%) Subversion
9 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
9 7 (25.93%) DevOps
10 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (22.22%) WSDL
10 6 (22.22%) B2C
10 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 5 (18.52%) VB

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 12 (44.44%) IIS
2 5 (18.52%) Confluence
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
4 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) FTP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (14.81%) DB2
6 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (25.93%) Subversion
4 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 5 (18.52%) JIRA
6 4 (14.81%) MyEclipse
6 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
6 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (14.81%) Log4Net
7 3 (11.11%) Artifactory
8 2 (7.41%) FinalBuilder
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) WCF
4 9 (33.33%) XSLT
4 9 (33.33%) XML
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) WSDL
7 5 (18.52%) jQuery
8 4 (14.81%) ICEfaces
8 4 (14.81%) JSF
8 4 (14.81%) Ajax
8 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.81%) Java EE
8 4 (14.81%) MSMQ
8 4 (14.81%) JSP
8 4 (14.81%) Struts
9 3 (11.11%) XSD
10 2 (7.41%) CSS
11 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
11 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) DevOps
5 6 (22.22%) B2C
6 5 (18.52%) OO
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Web Development
7 4 (14.81%) Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) RAD
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 2 (7.41%) Workflow
9 2 (7.41%) ITIL
9 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.70%) High Availability
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) VB
5 4 (14.81%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
7 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Akamai
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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