The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 34 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 29 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.10% 3.25% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.16% 11.17% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £570 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £6.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 179 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.90% 29.11% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 115 77
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Web Services
West Midlands

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 20 (41.67%) .NET
2 18 (37.50%) C#
2 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 14 (29.17%) CRM
5 13 (27.08%) WCF
6 12 (25.00%) Scrum
7 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
7 11 (22.92%) XML
8 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
8 10 (20.83%) MVC
9 9 (18.75%) Project Management
9 9 (18.75%) Intranet
9 9 (18.75%) Windows
9 9 (18.75%) Social Media
10 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 8 (16.67%) SOA
10 8 (16.67%) CMS
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (14.58%) Finance
11 7 (14.58%) jQuery
11 7 (14.58%) OO
11 7 (14.58%) HTML
11 7 (14.58%) Java
12 6 (12.50%) WordPress
12 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.67%) CMS
3 6 (12.50%) WordPress
4 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.08%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.08%) Magento
3 1 (2.08%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (10.42%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) CRM Developer
3 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) WCF
3 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.92%) XML
4 7 (14.58%) jQuery
4 7 (14.58%) HTML
5 6 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 6 (12.50%) Spring
6 5 (10.42%) REST
6 5 (10.42%) CSS
7 4 (8.33%) Middleware
7 4 (8.33%) Ajax
8 3 (6.25%) HTML5
8 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 3 (6.25%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.25%) JSF
8 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.25%) XML Schema
8 3 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Social Media
2 5 (10.42%) iPad
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Pocket PC
3 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Phone 8
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Phone
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (6.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) CRM
3 12 (25.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.83%) MVC
5 9 (18.75%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 8 (16.67%) SOA
7 7 (14.58%) OO
8 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Workflow
8 6 (12.50%) TDD
8 6 (12.50%) User Stories
9 5 (10.42%) System Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Web Development
10 4 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
11 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.25%) UML
12 2 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) C#
1 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
4 3 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) VB6
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VBScript
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) MCITP
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) hybris
3 2 (4.17%) BMC
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Remedy
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.08%) Metastorm
4 1 (2.08%) Intel
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350
Posted: 15 hours ago