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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 60 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 65 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.68% 2.99% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.33% 13.91% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +26.00%
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
527 539 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.72% 21.46% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 302 208
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 46
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 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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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 -3 34 £363 +16.46% 24
Slough +7 12 £375 +20.96%
Newbury -1 3 £425 -1.16% 4
Maidenhead +5 2 £263 -45.45% 1
Wokingham +1 1 £450 +55.84%
Bracknell -7 1 - - 1
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 49 (33.33%) C#
2 46 (31.29%) Java
3 45 (30.61%) .NET
3 45 (30.61%) XML
4 42 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (22.45%) SOAP
5 33 (22.45%) JavaScript
6 31 (21.09%) SQL Server
7 30 (20.41%) SQL
8 27 (18.37%) RESTful
9 25 (17.01%) HTML
10 23 (15.65%) Scrum
11 22 (14.97%) MVC
12 21 (14.29%) TDD
12 21 (14.29%) Linux
13 20 (13.61%) Windows
14 19 (12.93%) WCF
14 19 (12.93%) Oracle
15 18 (12.24%) CMS
15 18 (12.24%) jQuery
15 18 (12.24%) Jenkins
16 17 (11.56%) Unit Testing
16 17 (11.56%) Finance
16 17 (11.56%) Microsoft
17 16 (10.88%) ASP.NET
17 16 (10.88%) UNIX
17 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
17 16 (10.88%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (10.88%) Git (software)
18 15 (10.20%) Continuous Integration

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 18 (12.24%) CMS
2 13 (8.84%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.08%) IIS
5 6 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (3.40%) Apache
7 4 (2.72%) iPlanet
7 4 (2.72%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.72%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.72%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.04%) Drupal
8 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.04%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.36%) JBoss
9 2 (1.36%) SAS
9 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) SPSS
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (2.72%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.04%) GitHub
3 3 (2.04%) Office 365
3 3 (2.04%) Heroku
3 3 (2.04%) SaaS
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.36%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.36%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.68%) Boomi
5 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.68%) Force.com
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.40%) HTTP
3 3 (2.04%) FTP
3 3 (2.04%) Internet
4 2 (1.36%) SSL
4 2 (1.36%) SSH
4 2 (1.36%) RTSP
5 1 (0.68%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.68%) Network Security
5 1 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.68%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.68%) SAN
5 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) Intranet
5 1 (0.68%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.44%) Big Data
3 6 (4.08%) DB2
3 6 (4.08%) InterSystems Cache
3 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.40%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.36%) HBase
6 2 (1.36%) Mahout
6 2 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.36%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.88%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.44%) JIRA
3 8 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.72%) JUnit
4 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.72%) Subversion
4 4 (2.72%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.04%) Maven
6 2 (1.36%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.36%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.68%) Hudson
7 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.68%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) JMeter
7 1 (0.68%) Ant
7 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
General
1 17 (11.56%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.44%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (1.36%) Military
5 2 (1.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 85 (57.82%) Developer
2 20 (13.61%) C# Developer
3 17 (11.56%) Architect
4 15 (10.20%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.80%) Web Developer
5 10 (6.80%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.12%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Programmer
7 8 (5.44%) C# Programmer
7 8 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Designer
8 7 (4.76%) Python Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Consultant
8 7 (4.76%) Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.08%) Django Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Python/Django Developer
10 5 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Python Web Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.61%) .NET
1 45 (30.61%) XML
2 33 (22.45%) SOAP
3 27 (18.37%) RESTful
4 25 (17.01%) HTML
5 19 (12.93%) WCF
6 18 (12.24%) jQuery
7 16 (10.88%) ASP.NET
8 15 (10.20%) WPF
8 15 (10.20%) CSS
9 14 (9.52%) .NET Framework
9 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (8.84%) J2EE
11 12 (8.16%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.80%) WF
12 10 (6.80%) Entity Framework
13 8 (5.44%) REST
13 8 (5.44%) Django
14 6 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.48%) Client/Server
2 9 (6.12%) User Experience
3 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.44%) Mobile Computing
4 6 (4.08%) CMDB
5 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) PKI
7 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.29%) Linux
2 20 (13.61%) Windows
3 16 (10.88%) UNIX
4 4 (2.72%) zOS
4 4 (2.72%) AIX
4 4 (2.72%) Solaris
4 4 (2.72%) Android
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.65%) Scrum
3 22 (14.97%) MVC
4 21 (14.29%) TDD
5 17 (11.56%) Unit Testing
6 15 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.20%) SOA
7 13 (8.84%) OO
8 10 (6.80%) SDLC
9 9 (6.12%) RAD
10 8 (5.44%) ITIL
10 8 (5.44%) CRM
10 8 (5.44%) System Testing
11 7 (4.76%) Multithreading
11 7 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.08%) Workflow
12 6 (4.08%) ITSM
12 6 (4.08%) Web Development
12 6 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.33%) C#
2 46 (31.29%) Java
3 33 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 30 (20.41%) SQL
5 14 (9.52%) Python
6 12 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.08%) MUMPS
8 4 (2.72%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.72%) ABAP
9 3 (2.04%) PHP
9 3 (2.04%) C
9 3 (2.04%) C++
10 2 (1.36%) Perl
10 2 (1.36%) Ruby
10 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.36%) R
10 2 (1.36%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) XPath
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.76%) Degree
3 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) MCSD
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) GxP
2 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.36%) vSphere
2 2 (1.36%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Puppet
2 3 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (12.93%) Oracle
2 17 (11.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.44%) SAP
3 8 (5.44%) VMware
3 8 (5.44%) Telerik
3 8 (5.44%) Sitecore
4 7 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.08%) BMC
5 6 (4.08%) InterSystems
6 4 (2.72%) Remedy
6 4 (2.72%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.72%) Talend
7 3 (2.04%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.04%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.04%) webMethods
8 2 (1.36%) HP
8 2 (1.36%) IBM
8 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.36%) CA
8 2 (1.36%) Teradata
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