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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 59 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 71 97 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.66% 3.74% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.63% 15.50% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 54 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £263 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.35% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £34.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -0.71%
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
521 626 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.53% 24.13% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 333 263
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 24
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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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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 +6 31 £363 +10.68% 21
Slough +1 16 £438 +41.12% 1
Bracknell -1 6 - - 1
Windsor -3 2 £456 +48.37% 1
Newbury -5 1 - - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Wokingham - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 47 (36.72%) XML
2 43 (33.59%) .NET
3 42 (32.81%) Java
4 37 (28.91%) SOAP
5 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 33 (25.78%) SQL
7 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (22.66%) HTML
9 25 (19.53%) SQL Server
9 25 (19.53%) MVC
9 25 (19.53%) Finance
10 24 (18.75%) Telecoms
11 22 (17.19%) C#
12 21 (16.41%) SOA
13 20 (15.63%) CSS
13 20 (15.63%) REST
14 19 (14.84%) OO
15 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET
15 18 (14.06%) Oracle
16 17 (13.28%) TDD
17 16 (12.50%) Windows
17 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.94%) Spring
18 14 (10.94%) JSON
19 13 (10.16%) Migration
19 13 (10.16%) ITIL
19 13 (10.16%) jQuery
20 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
20 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
20 12 (9.38%) J2EE

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 11 (8.59%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.81%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.03%) Apache
4 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.69%) CMS
6 5 (3.91%) Liferay
7 4 (3.13%) JBoss
8 3 (2.34%) Drupal
8 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.34%) Node.js
8 3 (2.34%) Lync
8 3 (2.34%) IIS
8 3 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.56%) WordPress
9 2 (1.56%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.78%) nginx
10 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Office
2 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) Blender
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (3.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.78%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.78%) Tridion
4 1 (0.78%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.78%) Force.com
4 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.25%) Internet
2 7 (5.47%) SDH
2 7 (5.47%) Ethernet
2 7 (5.47%) MPLS
3 3 (2.34%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (1.56%) RTSP
4 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.56%) LDAP
5 1 (0.78%) MVNO
5 1 (0.78%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.78%) 4G
5 1 (0.78%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) ATM
5 1 (0.78%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.25%) MySQL
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.34%) IDOL
6 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.56%) DTS
7 2 (1.56%) OLAP
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.56%) SQLite
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.78%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.25%) Maven
2 8 (6.25%) JUnit
3 7 (5.47%) Toad
3 7 (5.47%) Subversion
4 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.13%) Mockito
6 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.34%) Grunt
7 3 (2.34%) DbUnit
7 3 (2.34%) jMock
8 2 (1.56%) JMeter
8 2 (1.56%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.56%) Ant
9 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 25 (19.53%) Finance
2 24 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.47%) Marketing
4 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.91%) Electronics
5 5 (3.91%) Retail
5 5 (3.91%) Turkish Language
6 2 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (57.03%) Developer
2 14 (10.94%) Analyst
2 14 (10.94%) Business Analyst
3 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Architect
5 9 (7.03%) Designer
6 8 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.47%) Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Android Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Remedy Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.13%) CRM Developer
10 4 (3.13%) iOS Developer
11 3 (2.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (36.72%) XML
2 43 (33.59%) .NET
3 37 (28.91%) SOAP
4 29 (22.66%) HTML
5 20 (15.63%) CSS
5 20 (15.63%) REST
6 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET
7 14 (10.94%) Spring
7 14 (10.94%) JSON
8 13 (10.16%) jQuery
9 12 (9.38%) J2EE
10 11 (8.59%) COM+
11 10 (7.81%) RESTful
11 10 (7.81%) HTML5
12 9 (7.03%) Classic ASP
12 9 (7.03%) JMS
12 9 (7.03%) XML-RPC
13 8 (6.25%) JAXB
14 7 (5.47%) Apache Camel
14 7 (5.47%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) CMDB
2 9 (7.03%) Open Source
3 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.69%) User Experience
5 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.91%) DTV
6 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.34%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.34%) iPad
8 2 (1.56%) IPTV
8 2 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.78%) FMCG
9 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.78%) NHS
9 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Windows
2 9 (7.03%) Linux
3 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.69%) Android
5 5 (3.91%) UNIX
6 4 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.56%) Debian
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) CentOS
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.53%) MVC
3 21 (16.41%) SOA
4 19 (14.84%) OO
5 17 (13.28%) TDD
6 13 (10.16%) Migration
6 13 (10.16%) ITIL
7 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.81%) Service Management
8 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.03%) ITSM
9 8 (6.25%) Scrum
9 8 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.25%) CRM
9 8 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 7 (5.47%) User Stories
10 7 (5.47%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.69%) OOD
11 6 (4.69%) B2B
11 6 (4.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) Java
2 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 33 (25.78%) SQL
4 22 (17.19%) C#
5 8 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.25%) PHP
5 8 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.34%) Perl
6 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.34%) Python
7 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.56%) C
7 2 (1.56%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.56%) PHP5
7 2 (1.56%) Scala
8 1 (0.78%) Groovy
8 1 (0.78%) C++
8 1 (0.78%) ABAP
8 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.78%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.25%) Degree
4 7 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) QA
2 5 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.34%) vSphere
2 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.56%) Xen
3 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) ZABBIX
1 3 (2.34%) Hyperic
1 3 (2.34%) logstash
2 2 (1.56%) OpenView
2 2 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.56%) Plesk
3 1 (0.78%) Cacti
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
3 1 (0.78%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.78%) Netcool
3 1 (0.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Oracle
2 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.59%) BMC
4 9 (7.03%) Remedy
5 7 (5.47%) SAP
5 7 (5.47%) BEA
5 7 (5.47%) VMware
5 7 (5.47%) Cramer
5 7 (5.47%) MetaSolv
6 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.34%) Zend
8 3 (2.34%) Meridio
9 2 (1.56%) Google
9 2 (1.56%) Metastorm
9 2 (1.56%) HP
9 2 (1.56%) EMC
9 2 (1.56%) IBM
10 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.78%) Appcelerator
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