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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 39 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.91% 2.44% 5.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.54% 7.96% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -43.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £401 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -20.38%
Web Services
West Midlands

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
193 201 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.16% 30.69% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 143 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +400.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 34 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) C#
2 23 (41.07%) .NET
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
5 17 (30.36%) SQL
5 17 (30.36%) CRM
5 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
5 17 (30.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (28.57%) Scrum
7 15 (26.79%) WCF
7 15 (26.79%) Windows
8 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
9 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
11 10 (17.86%) Project Management
11 10 (17.86%) Silverlight
11 10 (17.86%) Subversion
12 9 (16.07%) QA
12 9 (16.07%) System Testing
12 9 (16.07%) Intranet
12 9 (16.07%) XML
12 9 (16.07%) iPad
12 9 (16.07%) Social Media
13 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
13 8 (14.29%) Windows Phone
13 8 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
13 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
13 8 (14.29%) Windows Phone 8

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.29%) CMS
3 6 (10.71%) WordPress
4 5 (8.93%) Node.js
5 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Subversion
2 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.29%) JIRA
3 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Ant
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) CRM Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Architect
7 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Hybris Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Technology Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) .NET
2 15 (26.79%) WCF
3 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
4 10 (17.86%) Silverlight
5 9 (16.07%) XML
6 7 (12.50%) HTML
7 5 (8.93%) jQuery
8 4 (7.14%) Middleware
8 4 (7.14%) REST
8 4 (7.14%) CSS
9 3 (5.36%) SOAP
9 3 (5.36%) Spring
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.36%) HTML5
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 2 (3.57%) Spring MVC
10 2 (3.57%) JSF
10 2 (3.57%) Ajax
10 2 (3.57%) Struts
10 2 (3.57%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Social Media
1 9 (16.07%) iPad
2 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.29%) Pocket PC
3 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows CE
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Phone
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) CRM
3 16 (28.57%) Scrum
4 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
6 10 (17.86%) Project Management
7 9 (16.07%) System Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (10.71%) SOA
9 6 (10.71%) OO
10 5 (8.93%) Workflow
10 5 (8.93%) Line Management
10 5 (8.93%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (8.93%) User Stories
11 4 (7.14%) TDD
11 4 (7.14%) MVC
12 3 (5.36%) UML
12 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
12 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
13 2 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) C#
2 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 8 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 8 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
1 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) hybris
3 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Intel
3 1 (1.79%) BMC
3 1 (1.79%) CA
3 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.79%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago