The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 23 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 35 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.44% 2.92% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.77% 14.18% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 7
Median daily rate £390 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +56.36%

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 134 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.64% 20.58% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 92 74
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Birmingham region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Birmingham region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.83%) Subversion
3 34 (39.08%) .NET
4 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
5 31 (35.63%) C#
6 30 (34.48%) WCF
6 30 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 29 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 28 (32.18%) MVC
9 26 (29.89%) Scrum
9 26 (29.89%) XML
10 25 (28.74%) OOD
11 24 (27.59%) Configuration Management
11 24 (27.59%) Linux
11 24 (27.59%) HTML
11 24 (27.59%) NUnit
12 23 (26.44%) Moq
13 22 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (24.14%) Puppet
14 21 (24.14%) SOLID
15 20 (22.99%) Jenkins
15 20 (22.99%) Opscode Chef
15 20 (22.99%) Ansible
15 20 (22.99%) DevOps
15 20 (22.99%) Python
16 19 (21.84%) SSL
16 19 (21.84%) CSS
16 19 (21.84%) Ruby
16 19 (21.84%) Git (software)

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.75%) JBoss
1 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
3 3 (3.45%) nginx
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.15%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.45%) Office 365
3 3 (3.45%) Route 53
3 3 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Google Play
5 1 (1.15%) iTunes
5 1 (1.15%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.84%) SSL
2 17 (19.54%) HTTP
3 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.20%) LDAP
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.15%) Firewall
5 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.15%) LAN
5 1 (1.15%) Network Security
5 1 (1.15%) WAN
5 1 (1.15%) Wireless
5 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) MySQL
2 17 (19.54%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (18.39%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.45%) DB2
6 2 (2.30%) InfluxDB
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.15%) Big Data
7 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (44.83%) Subversion
2 24 (27.59%) NUnit
3 23 (26.44%) Moq
4 20 (22.99%) Jenkins
5 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
6 10 (11.49%) Visual Studio
7 9 (10.34%) CruiseControl
8 4 (4.60%) JIRA
9 3 (3.45%) Log4j
10 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.30%) JMeter
10 2 (2.30%) JUnit
10 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.15%) DbUnit
11 1 (1.15%) jMock
11 1 (1.15%) LoadUI
11 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.15%) Mockito
11 1 (1.15%) Selenium
11 1 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Back Office
2 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Electronics
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (58.62%) Developer
2 28 (32.18%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.94%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (8.05%) ServiceNow Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Integration Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.08%) .NET
2 30 (34.48%) WCF
3 29 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 29 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 26 (29.89%) XML
5 24 (27.59%) HTML
6 19 (21.84%) CSS
7 17 (19.54%) jQuery
8 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET
9 14 (16.09%) SOAP
10 13 (14.94%) REST
11 11 (12.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (8.05%) JMS
14 6 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
14 6 (6.90%) Java EE
15 5 (5.75%) JDBC
16 4 (4.60%) Ajax
17 3 (3.45%) JSP
17 3 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (2.30%) iPad
3 2 (2.30%) Wiki
4 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.15%) CMDB
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (32.18%) MVC
4 26 (29.89%) Scrum
5 25 (28.74%) OOD
6 24 (27.59%) Configuration Management
7 21 (24.14%) SOLID
8 20 (22.99%) DevOps
9 17 (19.54%) Web Operations
10 16 (18.39%) OO
10 16 (18.39%) Open Source
11 9 (10.34%) Service Management
11 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
12 8 (9.20%) Web Development
13 7 (8.05%) Regression Testing
14 6 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
15 5 (5.75%) ITIL
15 5 (5.75%) TDD
16 4 (4.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
2 31 (35.63%) C#
3 20 (22.99%) Python
4 19 (21.84%) Ruby
5 18 (20.69%) Java
5 18 (20.69%) SQL
6 17 (19.54%) PHP
7 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.30%) Go
8 2 (2.30%) XQuery
9 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.15%) Perl
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) vCloud
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) Puppet
2 20 (22.99%) Ansible
2 20 (22.99%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (18.39%) Salt
4 5 (5.75%) Terraform
5 4 (4.60%) Kibana
5 4 (4.60%) logstash
6 3 (3.45%) collectd
6 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.45%) StatsD
7 2 (2.30%) Graphite
7 2 (2.30%) Marathon
7 2 (2.30%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Rackspace
2 11 (12.64%) ServiceNow
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.05%) Oracle
5 5 (5.75%) IBM
6 3 (3.45%) Google
6 3 (3.45%) Misys
6 3 (3.45%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.30%) Pega
7 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 2 (2.30%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) Kony
8 1 (1.15%) OpenText
8 1 (1.15%) Splunk
8 1 (1.15%) Talend
8 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.15%) Zend