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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 53 76 37
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -39
Contract jobs citing Web Services 87 54 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.92% 1.87% 4.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.36% 9.80% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 39
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£375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £434 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £78.75 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 - £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.75 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
651 551 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.83% 19.05% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 324 218
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 61
Average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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 +1 34 £410 +32.25% 16
Slough +11 12 £285 -36.66% 1
Bracknell - 6 £350 - 1
Newbury -10 2 £369 -3.59% 5
Maidenhead +6 1 - - 5
Wokingham - 1 £450 - 2
Windsor - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 57 (36.31%) .NET
2 56 (35.67%) XML
3 55 (35.03%) Java
4 50 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (30.57%) SOAP
6 45 (28.66%) C#
7 33 (21.02%) JavaScript
8 31 (19.75%) TDD
9 29 (18.47%) SQL
10 28 (17.83%) Finance
11 27 (17.20%) HTML
12 26 (16.56%) SQL Server
13 25 (15.92%) MVC
14 23 (14.65%) ASP.NET
15 22 (14.01%) Windows
15 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
16 21 (13.38%) Oracle
17 19 (12.10%) Linux
17 19 (12.10%) SOA
17 19 (12.10%) Scrum
18 18 (11.46%) OO
18 18 (11.46%) .NET Framework
19 17 (10.83%) WebSphere
19 17 (10.83%) jQuery
19 17 (10.83%) RESTful
19 17 (10.83%) CMS
20 15 (9.55%) Telecoms
20 15 (9.55%) REST
21 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
21 14 (8.92%) UNIX

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (10.83%) CMS
1 17 (10.83%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.64%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (6.37%) WebLogic
3 10 (6.37%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.10%) IIS
5 6 (3.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (3.18%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (3.18%) Apache
7 4 (2.55%) JBoss
7 4 (2.55%) iPlanet
7 4 (2.55%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.91%) Drupal
8 3 (1.91%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.64%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.55%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.64%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.64%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.91%) Office 365
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.27%) GitHub
4 2 (1.27%) SaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.18%) SDH
2 5 (3.18%) Ethernet
2 5 (3.18%) MPLS
3 4 (2.55%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (2.55%) HTTP
4 2 (1.27%) SSH
4 2 (1.27%) RTSP
4 2 (1.27%) FTP
4 2 (1.27%) SSL
5 1 (0.64%) Intranet
5 1 (0.64%) Internet
5 1 (0.64%) 802.15
5 1 (0.64%) LDAP
5 1 (0.64%) ATM
5 1 (0.64%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.64%) Network Security
5 1 (0.64%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.64%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.82%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.55%) DB2
5 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.91%) Big Data
6 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.91%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.91%) SQLite
7 2 (1.27%) IDOL
7 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.64%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.01%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.10%) JUnit
4 7 (4.46%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.46%) JIRA
5 6 (3.82%) Subversion
5 6 (3.82%) Maven
6 5 (3.18%) Toad
7 4 (2.55%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.91%) JMeter
8 3 (1.91%) jMock
8 3 (1.91%) DbUnit
8 3 (1.91%) Mockito
8 3 (1.91%) Grunt
8 3 (1.91%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.91%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.27%) Zephyr
9 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.64%) Ant
General
1 28 (17.83%) Finance
2 15 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.01%) Retail
4 5 (3.18%) Marketing
4 5 (3.18%) Turkish Language
5 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.91%) Legal
6 3 (1.91%) Electronics
7 2 (1.27%) Military
8 1 (0.64%) Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (49.68%) Developer
2 18 (11.46%) Analyst
3 17 (10.83%) Architect
3 17 (10.83%) .NET Developer
4 14 (8.92%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.01%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Designer
7 8 (5.10%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Consultant
8 7 (4.46%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.18%) Administrator
10 5 (3.18%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Remedy Analyst
10 5 (3.18%) Android Developer
11 4 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 4 (2.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (36.31%) .NET
2 56 (35.67%) XML
3 48 (30.57%) SOAP
4 27 (17.20%) HTML
5 23 (14.65%) ASP.NET
6 18 (11.46%) .NET Framework
7 17 (10.83%) jQuery
7 17 (10.83%) RESTful
8 15 (9.55%) REST
9 14 (8.92%) CSS
10 13 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (7.64%) J2EE
12 11 (7.01%) JSON
12 11 (7.01%) Entity Framework
13 10 (6.37%) WF
13 10 (6.37%) AngularJS
13 10 (6.37%) JMS
14 9 (5.73%) COM+
15 8 (5.10%) Spring
16 7 (4.46%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.73%) CMDB
2 9 (5.73%) Open Source
3 7 (4.46%) User Experience
4 6 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.91%) DTV
7 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.64%) Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) Statistics
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.01%) Windows
2 19 (12.10%) Linux
3 14 (8.92%) UNIX
4 6 (3.82%) Android
5 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.55%) zOS
6 4 (2.55%) AIX
6 4 (2.55%) Solaris
7 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.64%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.64%) CentOS
8 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.75%) TDD
3 25 (15.92%) MVC
4 19 (12.10%) Scrum
4 19 (12.10%) SOA
5 18 (11.46%) OO
6 12 (7.64%) ITIL
6 12 (7.64%) Migration
7 10 (6.37%) Project Management
8 9 (5.73%) ITSM
8 9 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.10%) ERP
9 8 (5.10%) CRM
9 8 (5.10%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.46%) Multithreading
10 7 (4.46%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.46%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.46%) Workflow
10 7 (4.46%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.03%) Java
2 45 (28.66%) C#
3 33 (21.02%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.47%) SQL
5 8 (5.10%) Python
6 7 (4.46%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.82%) MUMPS
7 6 (3.82%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.55%) C
9 3 (1.91%) PHP
10 2 (1.27%) XPath
10 2 (1.27%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.27%) ABAP
10 2 (1.27%) C++
11 1 (0.64%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) R
11 1 (0.64%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.18%) Degree
4 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) QA
2 5 (3.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) GxP
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.55%) vSphere
3 3 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) Firmware
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) Puppet
2 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.91%) Hyperic
2 3 (1.91%) logstash
2 3 (1.91%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.64%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 21 (13.38%) Oracle
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.01%) VMware
4 9 (5.73%) BMC
5 8 (5.10%) Remedy
5 8 (5.10%) SAP
5 8 (5.10%) Sitecore
6 7 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.82%) InterSystems
8 5 (3.18%) Cramer
8 5 (3.18%) MetaSolv
8 5 (3.18%) BEA
9 3 (1.91%) webMethods
9 3 (1.91%) Google
10 2 (1.27%) Meridio
10 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.64%) CA
11 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.64%) Apple
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