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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 37 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 103 81 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.05% 2.99% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.16% 14.41% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 49 51
Average daily rate £438 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £245 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
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
511 562 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.11% 20.72% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 312 310
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £125.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 65 £448 +2.87% 20
Slough +6 15 £420 +46.08%
Newbury - 7 £363 - 3
Windsor +3 3 £400 -12.32% 1
Bracknell -6 3 £363 +16.00% 6
Maidenhead - 2 £351 - 2
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 66 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.49%) Java
3 49 (27.07%) Linux
4 34 (18.78%) SQL
4 34 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (18.23%) .NET
5 33 (18.23%) JavaScript
6 31 (17.13%) SQL Server
6 31 (17.13%) SOAP
7 30 (16.57%) Python
8 29 (16.02%) Microsoft
8 29 (16.02%) RESTful
9 28 (15.47%) REST
10 27 (14.92%) Puppet
10 27 (14.92%) logstash
10 27 (14.92%) Graphite
10 27 (14.92%) Configuration Management
11 26 (14.36%) Apache
12 25 (13.81%) XML
13 24 (13.26%) HTTP
13 24 (13.26%) Degree
14 23 (12.71%) MySQL
14 23 (12.71%) LDAP
15 22 (12.15%) SSL
16 21 (11.60%) Telecoms
17 20 (11.05%) ITIL
17 20 (11.05%) C#
18 18 (9.94%) HTML
18 18 (9.94%) Oracle
18 18 (9.94%) DNS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (14.36%) Apache
2 16 (8.84%) JBoss
3 15 (8.29%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.18%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (7.18%) nginx
4 13 (7.18%) OpenStack
4 13 (7.18%) SharePoint
4 13 (7.18%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (4.42%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.31%) IIS
6 6 (3.31%) Node.js
7 3 (1.66%) WordPress
8 2 (1.10%) CMS
9 1 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.55%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.55%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Remedy AR System
1 13 (7.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.66%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.10%) SAP BRIM
4 2 (1.10%) SAP Convergent Charging
4 2 (1.10%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.66%) Force.com
3 3 (1.66%) PaaS
4 2 (1.10%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) Heroku
5 1 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.26%) HTTP
2 23 (12.71%) LDAP
3 22 (12.15%) SSL
4 18 (9.94%) DNS
5 13 (7.18%) SMTP
6 10 (5.52%) FTP
6 10 (5.52%) SSH
7 8 (4.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.31%) Internet
9 5 (2.76%) DHCP
9 5 (2.76%) LAN
10 4 (2.21%) Firewall
10 4 (2.21%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.21%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.66%) Network Security
11 3 (1.66%) SAN
11 3 (1.66%) VPN
12 2 (1.10%) Intranet
12 2 (1.10%) WAN
13 1 (0.55%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.13%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.71%) MySQL
3 18 (9.94%) Big Data
4 9 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.42%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.42%) Riak
6 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.66%) MS Access
8 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.10%) Power BI
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Maven
2 12 (6.63%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.52%) Ant
3 10 (5.52%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.97%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (4.42%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.87%) Selenium
7 4 (2.21%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.21%) JUnit
7 4 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.66%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.10%) Build Forge
9 2 (1.10%) JMeter
9 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.55%) JBehave
10 1 (0.55%) JIRA
10 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 21 (11.60%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.42%) Finance
3 2 (1.10%) Billing
4 1 (0.55%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Electronics
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.55%) Marketing
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (42.54%) Developer
2 25 (13.81%) Architect
3 20 (11.05%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (9.94%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (9.39%) .NET Developer
6 16 (8.84%) SQL Developer
7 15 (8.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (7.73%) Consultant
9 13 (7.18%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (7.18%) Java Developer
9 13 (7.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) Support Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) VMware Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) VMware Support Engineer
11 10 (5.52%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.97%) Integration Developer
12 9 (4.97%) Linux Developer
12 9 (4.97%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (4.42%) Applications Engineer
13 8 (4.42%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.23%) .NET
2 31 (17.13%) SOAP
3 29 (16.02%) RESTful
4 28 (15.47%) REST
5 25 (13.81%) XML
6 18 (9.94%) HTML
7 15 (8.29%) CSS
7 15 (8.29%) jQuery
7 15 (8.29%) LAMP
8 14 (7.73%) ASP.NET
9 13 (7.18%) ELK Stack
9 13 (7.18%) LEMP Stack
9 13 (7.18%) MCollective
9 13 (7.18%) Sensu
10 12 (6.63%) JSON
11 11 (6.08%) AngularJS
12 10 (5.52%) Spring
12 10 (5.52%) WCF
13 9 (4.97%) JMS
14 8 (4.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.29%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.18%) CMDB
3 13 (7.18%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.87%) DataPower
5 5 (2.76%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.66%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.66%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) User Experience
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Economics
8 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.07%) Linux
2 17 (9.39%) Windows
3 16 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (7.18%) CentOS
4 13 (7.18%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.87%) Unix
6 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.66%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.10%) Android
8 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) AIX
9 1 (0.55%) Solaris
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.92%) Configuration Management
3 20 (11.05%) ITIL
4 17 (9.39%) DevOps
4 17 (9.39%) High Availability
4 17 (9.39%) Scrum
5 16 (8.84%) Project Management
6 15 (8.29%) SDLC
7 14 (7.73%) Migration
7 14 (7.73%) MVC
7 14 (7.73%) TDD
7 14 (7.73%) Workflow
8 13 (7.18%) ITSM
8 13 (7.18%) Unit Testing
9 11 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.52%) Business Continuity
10 10 (5.52%) CRM
11 9 (4.97%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.97%) Secure Coding
12 8 (4.42%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.49%) Java
2 34 (18.78%) SQL
3 33 (18.23%) JavaScript
4 30 (16.57%) Python
5 20 (11.05%) C#
6 14 (7.73%) Perl
7 13 (7.18%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.97%) Ruby
8 9 (4.97%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.87%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.87%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.76%) VB
11 4 (2.21%) PHP
11 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.66%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.66%) C
12 3 (1.66%) C++
13 2 (1.10%) Groovy
14 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (13.26%) Degree
2 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.66%) MBA
5 2 (1.10%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.10%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (0.55%) CEH
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.94%) QA
2 7 (3.87%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) COBIT
3 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (7.18%) qmail
1 13 (7.18%) Squid
2 7 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.21%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (14.92%) Graphite
1 27 (14.92%) logstash
1 27 (14.92%) Puppet
2 14 (7.73%) Cacti
2 14 (7.73%) collectd
2 14 (7.73%) Ganglia
2 14 (7.73%) Nagios
2 14 (7.73%) ZABBIX
3 13 (7.18%) Ansible
3 13 (7.18%) Terraform
4 5 (2.76%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.55%) MOM
6 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.94%) Oracle
3 17 (9.39%) VMware
4 13 (7.18%) BMC
4 13 (7.18%) Remedy
4 13 (7.18%) Splunk
5 9 (4.97%) IBM
5 9 (4.97%) Talend
6 8 (4.42%) SAP
7 7 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.31%) CA
8 6 (3.31%) hybris
9 5 (2.76%) Citrix
9 5 (2.76%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.76%) Sony
10 4 (2.21%) ATG
10 4 (2.21%) HP
11 3 (1.66%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.66%) TIBCO
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