The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 79 42 73
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +31
Contract jobs citing Web Services 51 95 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.74% 3.83% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 16.99% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 34
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
544 559 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.59% 22.53% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 216 259
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -16 33 £324 -13.66% 12
Slough +4 3 £325 - 4
Newbury -3 2 £430 -
Bracknell -7 1 £325 - 1
Maidenhead -13 1 £500 +92.30% 2
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 59 (40.14%) Java
1 59 (40.14%) .NET
2 46 (31.29%) SQL
2 46 (31.29%) C#
3 39 (26.53%) XML
4 38 (25.85%) HTML
5 37 (25.17%) JavaScript
6 35 (23.81%) Windows
7 30 (20.41%) OO
7 30 (20.41%) JSON
8 29 (19.73%) Telecoms
8 29 (19.73%) REST
9 28 (19.05%) Spring
9 28 (19.05%) SOA
10 27 (18.37%) SOAP
11 26 (17.69%) CSS
11 26 (17.69%) jQuery
12 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET
12 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
12 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
13 22 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (14.29%) Ajax
14 21 (14.29%) HTML5
15 18 (12.24%) WCF
15 18 (12.24%) RESTful
15 18 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (12.24%) Finance
15 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
16 17 (11.56%) Internet
16 17 (11.56%) ITIL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (8.84%) Apache
2 12 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.80%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.76%) IIS
4 7 (4.76%) CMS
5 5 (3.40%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (3.40%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.36%) CICS
9 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.68%) Node.js
9 1 (0.68%) Drupal
9 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.68%) Jetty
9 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
Applications
1 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.04%) SaaS
3 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.36%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.68%) Force.com
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) Internet
2 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.12%) HTTP
4 7 (4.76%) LDAP
5 6 (4.08%) Wireless
6 5 (3.40%) LAN
7 4 (2.72%) SAN
7 4 (2.72%) Firewall
8 3 (2.04%) SSL
9 1 (0.68%) VPN
9 1 (0.68%) DNS
9 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.40%) IDOL
6 4 (2.72%) OLAP
6 4 (2.72%) DTS
6 4 (2.72%) MySQL
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.36%) Voldemort
8 2 (1.36%) BigTable
8 2 (1.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Eclipse
2 8 (5.44%) Subversion
2 8 (5.44%) Selenium
3 7 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.40%) Maven
5 4 (2.72%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.72%) Ant
5 4 (2.72%) JUnit
5 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.04%) PhoneGap
6 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.04%) Hudson
7 2 (1.36%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (1.36%) NUnit
7 2 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (19.73%) Telecoms
2 18 (12.24%) Finance
3 7 (4.76%) Billing
4 6 (4.08%) Publishing
4 6 (4.08%) Retail
5 4 (2.72%) Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Games
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 80 (54.42%) Developer
2 27 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.88%) Software Developer
3 16 (10.88%) Architect
4 13 (8.84%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.80%) Web Developer
5 10 (6.80%) Software Development Engineer
5 10 (6.80%) Development Engineer
6 9 (6.12%) Analyst
7 8 (5.44%) Analyst Programmer
7 8 (5.44%) Programmer
7 8 (5.44%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Mobile Web Developer
8 6 (4.08%) UI Programmer
8 6 (4.08%) UI Developer
8 6 (4.08%) Designer
8 6 (4.08%) Web Applications Developer
8 6 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (40.14%) .NET
2 39 (26.53%) XML
3 38 (25.85%) HTML
4 30 (20.41%) JSON
5 29 (19.73%) REST
6 28 (19.05%) Spring
7 27 (18.37%) SOAP
8 26 (17.69%) CSS
8 26 (17.69%) jQuery
9 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET
10 21 (14.29%) Ajax
10 21 (14.29%) HTML5
11 18 (12.24%) RESTful
11 18 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (12.24%) WCF
12 17 (11.56%) CSS3
13 14 (9.52%) Hibernate
13 14 (9.52%) J2EE
14 10 (6.80%) Middleware
14 10 (6.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Client/Server
1 10 (6.80%) IPTV
2 8 (5.44%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.44%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.08%) iPad
3 6 (4.08%) RIA
4 5 (3.40%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.40%) VLE
4 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.04%) Clustering
6 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.36%) Open Source
6 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) DTV
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.81%) Windows
2 13 (8.84%) UNIX
2 13 (8.84%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.48%) Android
4 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.08%) Linux
7 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.41%) OO
2 28 (19.05%) SOA
3 22 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.56%) ITIL
5 15 (10.20%) OOD
5 15 (10.20%) Time Management
6 14 (9.52%) Workflow
7 13 (8.84%) TDD
7 13 (8.84%) Scrum
7 13 (8.84%) MVC
8 12 (8.16%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.16%) Web Development
8 12 (8.16%) iOS Development
9 11 (7.48%) Android Development
10 10 (6.80%) OOP
11 8 (5.44%) Migration
11 8 (5.44%) Content Management
11 8 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.76%) Test Automation
12 7 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (40.14%) Java
2 46 (31.29%) C#
2 46 (31.29%) SQL
3 37 (25.17%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.20%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.80%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.12%) VBA
6 9 (6.12%) VBScript
7 8 (5.44%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.08%) C
9 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.72%) Perl
10 4 (2.72%) PHP
10 4 (2.72%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.04%) Groovy
11 3 (2.04%) C++
11 3 (2.04%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.04%) Ruby
12 2 (1.36%) Python
13 1 (0.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.12%) Degree
4 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) MCSE
4 2 (1.36%) MCDBA
4 2 (1.36%) ISEB
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.36%) RACF
2 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) Puppet
1 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.36%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.36%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.36%) Foglight
2 2 (1.36%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.68%) MOM
3 1 (0.68%) nmon
Vendors
1 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.84%) Oracle
3 9 (6.12%) IBM
4 8 (5.44%) Sencha
5 7 (4.76%) JBoss
6 5 (3.40%) Apple
6 5 (3.40%) Blackboard
6 5 (3.40%) Meridio
7 4 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.04%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.04%) SAP
8 3 (2.04%) HP
9 2 (1.36%) Siebel
9 2 (1.36%) Google
9 2 (1.36%) Remedy
9 2 (1.36%) VMware
9 2 (1.36%) Talend
10 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.68%) Ektron
10 1 (0.68%) Akamai
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