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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 61 70 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Contract jobs citing Web Services 82 59 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.87% 2.13% 4.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 11.11% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 44
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
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 £35.50 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +5.29%
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
615 531 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.54% 19.20% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 309 230
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 42
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 +11 35 £400 +6.66% 20
Slough +10 12 £250 -44.44% 4
Bracknell +6 6 £350 -22.22% 3
Newbury -13 1 £388 +2.64% 2
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 60 (37.74%) .NET
1 60 (37.74%) XML
2 55 (34.59%) Java
3 54 (33.96%) SOAP
4 51 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (25.79%) C#
6 38 (23.90%) JavaScript
7 32 (20.13%) HTML
7 32 (20.13%) SQL
7 32 (20.13%) TDD
8 28 (17.61%) Finance
8 28 (17.61%) SQL Server
9 26 (16.35%) MVC
10 25 (15.72%) Git (software)
11 24 (15.09%) ASP.NET
11 24 (15.09%) Windows
12 22 (13.84%) Oracle
13 21 (13.21%) OO
14 19 (11.95%) Linux
14 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
14 19 (11.95%) Scrum
14 19 (11.95%) WebSphere
15 18 (11.32%) .NET Framework
15 18 (11.32%) SOA
15 18 (11.32%) CSS
15 18 (11.32%) REST
15 18 (11.32%) jQuery
16 17 (10.69%) Telecoms
17 16 (10.06%) CMS
17 16 (10.06%) RESTful

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 19 (11.95%) WebSphere
2 16 (10.06%) CMS
3 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.92%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (6.92%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.03%) IIS
6 7 (4.40%) Apache
7 6 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (3.14%) Drupal
9 4 (2.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.52%) JBoss
9 4 (2.52%) iPlanet
9 4 (2.52%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.89%) Lync
10 3 (1.89%) Node.js
10 3 (1.89%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.89%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.63%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.63%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.52%) Office 365
3 3 (1.89%) Yammer
4 2 (1.26%) GitHub
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.26%) SaaS
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.40%) SDH
2 7 (4.40%) Ethernet
2 7 (4.40%) MPLS
3 4 (2.52%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.89%) Internet
4 3 (1.89%) HTTP
5 2 (1.26%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.26%) SSH
6 1 (0.63%) RTSP
6 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.63%) Network Security
6 1 (0.63%) 3G
6 1 (0.63%) 802.15
6 1 (0.63%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.63%) 4G
6 1 (0.63%) FTP
6 1 (0.63%) LDAP
6 1 (0.63%) ATM
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.81%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (3.77%) InterSystems Cache
4 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.14%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.89%) SQLite
7 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.26%) IDOL
8 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.26%) DB2
9 1 (0.63%) OLAP
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) DTS
Development Applications
1 25 (15.72%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.66%) JUnit
4 7 (4.40%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.40%) Toad
4 7 (4.40%) Subversion
4 7 (4.40%) JIRA
5 6 (3.77%) Maven
6 4 (2.52%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.89%) JMeter
7 3 (1.89%) jMock
7 3 (1.89%) DbUnit
7 3 (1.89%) Mockito
7 3 (1.89%) Grunt
7 3 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.26%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (17.61%) Finance
2 17 (10.69%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.29%) Retail
4 5 (3.14%) Marketing
4 5 (3.14%) Turkish Language
5 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.89%) Electronics
7 2 (1.26%) Legal
7 2 (1.26%) Military
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 82 (51.57%) Developer
2 17 (10.69%) Analyst
2 17 (10.69%) .NET Developer
3 16 (10.06%) Architect
4 13 (8.18%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.66%) C# Developer
5 9 (5.66%) Java Developer
5 9 (5.66%) Designer
6 7 (4.40%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (4.40%) Consultant
7 6 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.14%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.14%) Administrator
8 5 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.52%) Android Developer
9 4 (2.52%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 4 (2.52%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (2.52%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.74%) .NET
1 60 (37.74%) XML
2 54 (33.96%) SOAP
3 32 (20.13%) HTML
4 24 (15.09%) ASP.NET
5 18 (11.32%) CSS
5 18 (11.32%) .NET Framework
5 18 (11.32%) jQuery
5 18 (11.32%) REST
6 16 (10.06%) RESTful
7 13 (8.18%) JSON
8 12 (7.55%) COM+
8 12 (7.55%) J2EE
8 12 (7.55%) JMS
8 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (6.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (6.92%) AngularJS
10 10 (6.29%) Classic ASP
10 10 (6.29%) XML-RPC
11 9 (5.66%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.29%) Open Source
2 8 (5.03%) User Experience
2 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.40%) CMDB
4 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.89%) DTV
7 2 (1.26%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Statistics
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) Windows
2 19 (11.95%) Linux
3 13 (8.18%) UNIX
4 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.14%) Android
6 4 (2.52%) zOS
6 4 (2.52%) AIX
6 4 (2.52%) Solaris
6 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) CentOS
9 1 (0.63%) Debian
9 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.13%) TDD
3 26 (16.35%) MVC
4 21 (13.21%) OO
5 19 (11.95%) Scrum
6 18 (11.32%) SOA
7 13 (8.18%) Migration
8 11 (6.92%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.29%) ITIL
10 8 (5.03%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.03%) ERP
10 8 (5.03%) Project Management
10 8 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.40%) Multithreading
11 7 (4.40%) Data Migration
11 7 (4.40%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.40%) User Stories
11 7 (4.40%) ITSM
11 7 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.59%) Java
2 41 (25.79%) C#
3 38 (23.90%) JavaScript
4 32 (20.13%) SQL
5 8 (5.03%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.77%) Python
7 6 (3.77%) MUMPS
8 5 (3.14%) PHP
8 5 (3.14%) C
9 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.26%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.63%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) XPath
10 1 (0.63%) PHP5
10 1 (0.63%) ABAP
10 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.40%) Degree
2 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) QA
2 5 (3.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.52%) vSphere
4 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) Puppet
2 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.89%) Hyperic
2 3 (1.89%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.89%) logstash
3 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.63%) OpenView
3 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.63%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (13.84%) Oracle
2 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.29%) VMware
4 8 (5.03%) Sitecore
4 8 (5.03%) BMC
5 7 (4.40%) BEA
5 7 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.40%) SAP
5 7 (4.40%) Remedy
5 7 (4.40%) MetaSolv
5 7 (4.40%) Cramer
6 6 (3.77%) InterSystems
7 3 (1.89%) Google
8 2 (1.26%) Meridio
8 2 (1.26%) webMethods
8 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.63%) Apple
9 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.63%) Ariba
9 1 (0.63%) CA
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