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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 61 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 69 88 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.61% 3.38% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.52% 15.20% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 42
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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
551 579 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.82% 22.26% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 317 237
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +6 35 £425 +13.33% 19
Slough +3 12 £388 +4.72% 5
Bracknell +5 6 £313 -30.55% 7
Windsor -4 2 £456 +57.32% 2
Wokingham - - - - 2
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Newbury - - - - 1
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (38.64%) XML
2 49 (37.12%) .NET
3 44 (33.33%) Java
4 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 40 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (28.79%) SOAP
6 34 (25.76%) SQL
7 30 (22.73%) HTML
8 29 (21.97%) C#
9 28 (21.21%) Finance
10 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
11 26 (19.70%) TDD
12 24 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 23 (17.42%) MVC
14 22 (16.67%) Windows
15 21 (15.91%) CSS
16 20 (15.15%) OO
17 18 (13.64%) SOA
17 18 (13.64%) Microsoft
17 18 (13.64%) Telecoms
18 17 (12.88%) Oracle
18 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
18 17 (12.88%) REST
19 16 (12.12%) jQuery
20 15 (11.36%) WebSphere
21 14 (10.61%) .NET Framework
21 14 (10.61%) Security Cleared
22 13 (9.85%) Migration
23 12 (9.09%) COM+
23 12 (9.09%) SharePoint

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.06%) Apache
5 7 (5.30%) CMS
5 7 (5.30%) IIS
5 7 (5.30%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.79%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (3.03%) iPlanet
7 4 (3.03%) JBoss
7 4 (3.03%) Drupal
7 4 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (2.27%) Node.js
8 3 (2.27%) Lync
8 3 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.27%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.52%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Office
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (5.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.76%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.76%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Yammer
1 3 (2.27%) Office 365
1 3 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) MPLS
1 7 (5.30%) Ethernet
1 7 (5.30%) SDH
2 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.03%) Internet
4 3 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (1.52%) LDAP
6 1 (0.76%) MVNO
6 1 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.76%) 4G
6 1 (0.76%) RTSP
6 1 (0.76%) 3G
6 1 (0.76%) HTTP
6 1 (0.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.58%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.79%) MySQL
5 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.27%) IDOL
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.52%) DTS
6 2 (1.52%) OLAP
6 2 (1.52%) SQLite
6 2 (1.52%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.82%) JUnit
3 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.30%) Subversion
4 7 (5.30%) Toad
5 5 (3.79%) Maven
6 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.03%) JIRA
7 3 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.27%) Grunt
7 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.27%) Mockito
7 3 (2.27%) DbUnit
7 3 (2.27%) JMeter
7 3 (2.27%) jMock
7 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.52%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.76%) Xcode
9 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.79%) Turkish Language
3 5 (3.79%) Marketing
4 4 (3.03%) Electronics
4 4 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (54.55%) Developer
2 13 (9.85%) Analyst
2 13 (9.85%) Business Analyst
3 11 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (8.33%) Architect
4 9 (6.82%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.06%) Designer
6 7 (5.30%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) Consultant
7 6 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.03%) Remedy Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Administrator
9 4 (3.03%) WebSphere Administrator
9 4 (3.03%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.03%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.64%) XML
2 49 (37.12%) .NET
3 38 (28.79%) SOAP
4 30 (22.73%) HTML
5 24 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 21 (15.91%) CSS
7 17 (12.88%) REST
8 16 (12.12%) jQuery
9 14 (10.61%) .NET Framework
10 12 (9.09%) COM+
11 11 (8.33%) JSON
12 10 (7.58%) Classic ASP
12 10 (7.58%) JMS
12 10 (7.58%) XML-RPC
13 9 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (6.82%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.06%) JAXB
14 8 (6.06%) Spring
14 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Open Source
2 8 (6.06%) CMDB
3 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) User Experience
5 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.03%) DTV
7 3 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.67%) Windows
2 12 (9.09%) Linux
3 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.55%) UNIX
5 4 (3.03%) zOS
5 4 (3.03%) AIX
5 4 (3.03%) Solaris
5 4 (3.03%) Android
6 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.52%) Debian
7 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.70%) TDD
3 23 (17.42%) MVC
4 20 (15.15%) OO
5 18 (13.64%) SOA
6 13 (9.85%) Migration
7 12 (9.09%) Scrum
8 11 (8.33%) ITIL
9 9 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.82%) CRM
9 9 (6.82%) Service Management
10 8 (6.06%) Project Management
10 8 (6.06%) ITSM
11 7 (5.30%) User Stories
11 7 (5.30%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.30%) Data Migration
11 7 (5.30%) Workflow
11 7 (5.30%) ERP
11 7 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.33%) Java
2 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 34 (25.76%) SQL
4 29 (21.97%) C#
5 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.30%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.55%) PHP
8 3 (2.27%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.27%) Python
9 2 (1.52%) MUMPS
9 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.52%) C
9 2 (1.52%) PHP5
10 1 (0.76%) Scala
10 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.76%) XPath
10 1 (0.76%) C++
10 1 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) ABAP
10 1 (0.76%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.06%) Degree
4 6 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) PCI DSS
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Hyperic
1 3 (2.27%) logstash
1 3 (2.27%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
2 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.76%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.88%) Oracle
3 9 (6.82%) BMC
4 8 (6.06%) Remedy
5 7 (5.30%) Cramer
5 7 (5.30%) SAP
5 7 (5.30%) MetaSolv
5 7 (5.30%) BEA
5 7 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.55%) VMware
7 4 (3.03%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.27%) Zend
8 3 (2.27%) Meridio
9 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.52%) webMethods
9 2 (1.52%) Google
9 2 (1.52%) InterSystems
10 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
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