The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 60 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 61 83 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.48% 3.27% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.23% 14.21% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 41
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £476 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
Web Services
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 584 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.06% 23.04% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 295 225
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Berkshire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Berkshire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Reading -13 26 £450 +12.50% 9
Slough +11 13 £350 -26.31% 3
Newbury - 6 £350 - 1
Windsor - 2 £450 - 1
Maidenhead -6 1 £325 -17.46% 1
Wokingham - 1 £370 -
Bracknell - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 56 (41.18%) .NET
2 51 (37.50%) XML
3 44 (32.35%) Java
4 40 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 33 (24.26%) C#
5 33 (24.26%) SQL Server
5 33 (24.26%) SOAP
6 29 (21.32%) SQL
6 29 (21.32%) HTML
6 29 (21.32%) Windows
6 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 26 (19.12%) Workflow
9 25 (18.38%) CRM
9 25 (18.38%) Security Cleared
10 24 (17.65%) ASP.NET
11 22 (16.18%) SharePoint
12 20 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (14.71%) Spring
12 20 (14.71%) SC Cleared
13 19 (13.97%) Web Development
13 19 (13.97%) REST
14 18 (13.24%) MVC
14 18 (13.24%) Linux
14 18 (13.24%) OO
14 18 (13.24%) J2EE
15 17 (12.50%) .NET Framework
16 16 (11.76%) jQuery
16 16 (11.76%) MS Office
16 16 (11.76%) MS Excel

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 22 (16.18%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.03%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (7.35%) CMS
4 7 (5.15%) Apache
4 7 (5.15%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.15%) Drupal
5 6 (4.41%) IIS
5 6 (4.41%) Liferay
6 5 (3.68%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.74%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.74%) WordPress
9 1 (0.74%) nginx
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.74%) DNN
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) MS Office
1 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.21%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.74%) Blender
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.47%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.47%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.47%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.47%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.74%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.74%) Tridion
6 1 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.15%) Force.com
3 6 (4.41%) SaaS
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) Internet
2 9 (6.62%) LDAP
3 5 (3.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) CTI
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (8.82%) IDOL
4 9 (6.62%) DTS
4 9 (6.62%) OLAP
5 8 (5.88%) MySQL
6 6 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.21%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.47%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.74%) Voldemort
11 1 (0.74%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 14 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.56%) Eclipse
3 10 (7.35%) JUnit
3 10 (7.35%) Maven
4 9 (6.62%) Ant
4 9 (6.62%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.41%) Selenium
6 5 (3.68%) Subversion
6 5 (3.68%) JBehave
7 4 (2.94%) JIRA
7 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.21%) JMeter
8 3 (2.21%) Gradle
8 3 (2.21%) Zephyr
9 2 (1.47%) Mockito
9 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.47%) Hudson
9 2 (1.47%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
1 15 (11.03%) Finance
2 11 (8.09%) Marketing
3 5 (3.68%) Electronics
3 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Publishing
4 2 (1.47%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (58.82%) Developer
2 19 (13.97%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.03%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (7.35%) Architect
5 9 (6.62%) Software Developer
5 9 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Designer
8 6 (4.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Technical Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (41.18%) .NET
2 51 (37.50%) XML
3 33 (24.26%) SOAP
4 29 (21.32%) HTML
5 24 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 20 (14.71%) Spring
7 19 (13.97%) REST
8 18 (13.24%) J2EE
9 17 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 16 (11.76%) jQuery
11 15 (11.03%) RESTful
12 14 (10.29%) Ajax
12 14 (10.29%) CSS
13 11 (8.09%) WCF
13 11 (8.09%) HTML5
14 9 (6.62%) JSON
14 9 (6.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 8 (5.88%) Hibernate
16 7 (5.15%) Middleware
17 6 (4.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Open Source
2 9 (6.62%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.68%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (3.68%) DTV
3 5 (3.68%) Smartphone
3 5 (3.68%) CMDB
4 4 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.94%) Social Media
5 3 (2.21%) iPad
6 2 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.47%) iPhone
6 2 (1.47%) iSeries
6 2 (1.47%) AS400
6 2 (1.47%) IPTV
6 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) FMCG
7 1 (0.74%) Wiki
7 1 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.32%) Windows
2 18 (13.24%) Linux
3 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.68%) Android
5 5 (3.68%) UNIX
6 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.47%) Debian
8 1 (0.74%) CentOS
8 1 (0.74%) SUSE
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.12%) Workflow
3 25 (18.38%) CRM
4 19 (13.97%) Web Development
5 18 (13.24%) OO
5 18 (13.24%) MVC
6 15 (11.03%) SOA
7 12 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 12 (8.82%) Document Management
8 11 (8.09%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.09%) ITIL
8 11 (8.09%) Migration
9 10 (7.35%) TDD
9 10 (7.35%) Content Management
9 10 (7.35%) B2B
10 9 (6.62%) B2C
10 9 (6.62%) Scrum
10 9 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.62%) Data Migration
11 8 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.35%) Java
2 40 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 33 (24.26%) C#
4 29 (21.32%) SQL
5 15 (11.03%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.35%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.62%) PHP
8 7 (5.15%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.47%) Scala
9 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.47%) C
9 2 (1.47%) SAPscript
9 2 (1.47%) Ruby
9 2 (1.47%) PHP5
9 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.47%) ABAP
9 2 (1.47%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (18.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) Degree
4 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.21%) PMP
5 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.29%) QA
2 11 (8.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.47%) Xen
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Puppet
1 4 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.47%) Plesk
3 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.74%) OpenView
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.74%) Netcool
3 1 (0.74%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) Cacti
Vendors
1 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (10.29%) Oracle
4 12 (8.82%) Meridio
5 9 (6.62%) SAP
6 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.88%) Metastorm
7 6 (4.41%) Siebel
8 5 (3.68%) BMC
8 5 (3.68%) Lotus
9 4 (2.94%) IBM
9 4 (2.94%) Remedy
10 3 (2.21%) VMware
10 3 (2.21%) Google
10 3 (2.21%) Sencha
11 2 (1.47%) Zend
11 2 (1.47%) Informatica
11 2 (1.47%) JBoss
11 2 (1.47%) Cognos
12 1 (0.74%) HP
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