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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 48 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 74 75 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.09% 3.08% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.13% 14.07% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.70% +24.13%
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
489 533 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.40% 21.89% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 275 242
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 £263 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 15
Average hourly rate £33.50 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.31% -45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +7 39 £375 +20.00% 20
Slough +8 15 £375 +20.96% 5
Newbury +3 5 £500 +150.00% 5
Maidenhead +5 2 £263 -43.24% 4
Bracknell -3 2 £175 -55.12%
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 51 (30.72%) C#
2 49 (29.52%) Java
2 49 (29.52%) XML
3 46 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (26.51%) .NET
5 39 (23.49%) SOAP
6 33 (19.88%) JavaScript
7 32 (19.28%) SQL Server
8 30 (18.07%) SQL
9 28 (16.87%) Oracle
9 28 (16.87%) HTML
10 27 (16.27%) RESTful
11 23 (13.86%) MVC
11 23 (13.86%) Finance
11 23 (13.86%) Scrum
12 20 (12.05%) Linux
12 20 (12.05%) TDD
12 20 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (12.05%) WCF
13 19 (11.45%) Jenkins
13 19 (11.45%) Telecoms
13 19 (11.45%) Windows
14 18 (10.84%) UNIX
14 18 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET
15 17 (10.24%) Microsoft
15 17 (10.24%) CMS
16 16 (9.64%) SOA
16 16 (9.64%) Python
16 16 (9.64%) jQuery

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 17 (10.24%) CMS
2 14 (8.43%) WebSphere
3 13 (7.83%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (5.42%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.01%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.01%) IIS
5 5 (3.01%) Apache
6 4 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.81%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.81%) JBoss
7 3 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.81%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.81%) iPlanet
7 3 (1.81%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.20%) Drupal
8 2 (1.20%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.20%) SAS
8 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) SPSS
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.41%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.60%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.61%) SaaS
3 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.41%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.81%) GitHub
4 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.81%) Heroku
5 2 (1.20%) Office 365
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.60%) Boomi
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.60%) Force.com
6 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.61%) HTTP
3 4 (2.41%) FTP
3 4 (2.41%) Internet
4 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.20%) SSL
4 2 (1.20%) SSH
5 1 (0.60%) RTSP
5 1 (0.60%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.60%) Network Security
5 1 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.60%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.60%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.60%) SAN
5 1 (0.60%) CTI
5 1 (0.60%) Intranet
5 1 (0.60%) VPN
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.63%) Big Data
3 9 (5.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.22%) DB2
5 5 (3.01%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.01%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.41%) MySQL
7 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.20%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.20%) Triplestore
8 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (11.45%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.04%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.82%) JIRA
4 7 (4.22%) Subversion
5 5 (3.01%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.01%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.41%) Selenium
6 4 (2.41%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (2.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.41%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.41%) Hudson
7 3 (1.81%) Maven
8 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.20%) JUnit
9 1 (0.60%) Ant
9 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
General
1 23 (13.86%) Finance
2 19 (11.45%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.42%) Retail
4 5 (3.01%) Marketing
5 4 (2.41%) Banking
6 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.81%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) Military
7 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.20%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (54.22%) Developer
2 22 (13.25%) Architect
3 20 (12.05%) C# Developer
4 15 (9.04%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.83%) Analyst
6 11 (6.63%) Web Developer
6 11 (6.63%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.82%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.82%) Programmer
7 8 (4.82%) Consultant
7 8 (4.82%) Ab Initio Developer
7 8 (4.82%) C# Programmer
7 8 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.22%) Designer
8 7 (4.22%) Python Developer
8 7 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.61%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.61%) Python/Django Developer
9 6 (3.61%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (29.52%) XML
2 44 (26.51%) .NET
3 39 (23.49%) SOAP
4 28 (16.87%) HTML
5 27 (16.27%) RESTful
6 20 (12.05%) WCF
7 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET
8 16 (9.64%) jQuery
9 15 (9.04%) CSS
10 14 (8.43%) .NET Framework
10 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (7.83%) WPF
12 12 (7.23%) AngularJS
12 12 (7.23%) J2EE
13 11 (6.63%) REST
14 10 (6.02%) Entity Framework
14 10 (6.02%) WF
15 8 (4.82%) Middleware
16 7 (4.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.63%) Client/Server
2 9 (5.42%) User Experience
2 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.82%) Mobile Computing
4 6 (3.61%) CMDB
5 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.81%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.81%) PKI
7 2 (1.20%) Statistics
7 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.20%) DTV
7 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.60%) Clustering
8 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.05%) Linux
2 19 (11.45%) Windows
3 18 (10.84%) UNIX
4 6 (3.61%) Android
5 5 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.81%) AIX
6 3 (1.81%) Solaris
6 3 (1.81%) zOS
7 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.60%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.86%) Scrum
2 23 (13.86%) MVC
3 20 (12.05%) TDD
4 18 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (9.64%) SOA
6 15 (9.04%) Unit Testing
7 13 (7.83%) OO
8 10 (6.02%) ITIL
8 10 (6.02%) Low Latency
9 9 (5.42%) RAD
9 9 (5.42%) CRM
9 9 (5.42%) Multithreading
10 8 (4.82%) System Testing
10 8 (4.82%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.82%) Project Management
10 8 (4.82%) DevOps
10 8 (4.82%) SDLC
11 7 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.72%) C#
2 49 (29.52%) Java
3 33 (19.88%) JavaScript
4 30 (18.07%) SQL
5 16 (9.64%) Python
6 12 (7.23%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.82%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.22%) Perl
9 5 (3.01%) Ruby
9 5 (3.01%) ABAP
9 5 (3.01%) MUMPS
10 3 (1.81%) C
10 3 (1.81%) C++
11 2 (1.20%) PHP
11 2 (1.20%) VBScript
11 2 (1.20%) VB
11 2 (1.20%) SAPscript
11 2 (1.20%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.01%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.81%) CISSP
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.60%) PMP
4 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.60%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.04%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.81%) GxP
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.20%) vSphere
3 2 (1.20%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) Firmware
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.42%) Puppet
2 4 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.20%) OVSD
3 2 (1.20%) HP NNM
3 2 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.60%) WSUS
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (16.87%) Oracle
2 17 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.63%) SAP
4 8 (4.82%) BMC
4 8 (4.82%) Telerik
4 8 (4.82%) Ab Initio
4 8 (4.82%) VMware
5 7 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.61%) Sitecore
7 5 (3.01%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.01%) Remedy
7 5 (3.01%) InterSystems
7 5 (3.01%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.41%) IBM
8 4 (2.41%) CA
8 4 (2.41%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.41%) HP
8 4 (2.41%) Talend
9 2 (1.20%) Vertica
9 2 (1.20%) ExactTarget
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