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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 26 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 50 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.25% 3.64% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.37% 14.75% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 16
Median daily rate £425 £330 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £520 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £6.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.85%
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
234 183 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.25% 24.66% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 123 109
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016, 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 47 (63.51%) Java
2 42 (56.76%) Oracle
3 38 (51.35%) SQL
3 38 (51.35%) HTML
4 35 (47.30%) XML
5 33 (44.59%) SQL Server
6 28 (37.84%) CSS
6 28 (37.84%) JSP
6 28 (37.84%) WebLogic
7 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (31.08%) TDD
8 23 (31.08%) OO
9 22 (29.73%) C#
10 21 (28.38%) JBoss
11 20 (27.03%) .NET
12 19 (25.68%) DB2
12 19 (25.68%) Tomcat
12 19 (25.68%) JMS
12 19 (25.68%) IBM
12 19 (25.68%) Spring
13 18 (24.32%) MVC
13 18 (24.32%) Web Development
13 18 (24.32%) Oracle Database
14 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
15 16 (21.62%) OOP
15 16 (21.62%) Finance
15 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (20.27%) Java EE
16 15 (20.27%) WebSphere
16 15 (20.27%) Back Office

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 28 (37.84%) WebLogic
2 21 (28.38%) JBoss
3 19 (25.68%) Tomcat
4 15 (20.27%) WebLogic Portal
4 15 (20.27%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.70%) Mule
8 1 (1.35%) Apache
8 1 (1.35%) CMS
8 1 (1.35%) IIS
8 1 (1.35%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Heroku
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Office 365
4 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (25.68%) DB2
3 18 (24.32%) Oracle Database
4 13 (17.57%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (17.57%) RDBMS
4 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.16%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (10.81%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.05%) MySQL
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.35%) SAP BI
10 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Log4j
2 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 13 (17.57%) ClearQuest
3 13 (17.57%) JIRA
3 13 (17.57%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (14.86%) JUnit
4 11 (14.86%) Maven
5 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
6 9 (12.16%) Ant
6 9 (12.16%) Artifactory
6 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
6 9 (12.16%) Toad
7 7 (9.46%) PVCS
8 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
10 3 (4.05%) NUnit
10 3 (4.05%) Subversion
11 2 (2.70%) JMeter
11 2 (2.70%) Mockito
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 15 (20.27%) Back Office
3 10 (13.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (67.57%) Developer
2 17 (22.97%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.27%) .NET Developer
4 14 (18.92%) Consultant
5 12 (16.22%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (13.51%) SQL Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.46%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Java Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Lead Architect
10 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Systems Architect
11 3 (4.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (4.05%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (51.35%) HTML
2 35 (47.30%) XML
3 28 (37.84%) CSS
3 28 (37.84%) JSP
4 20 (27.03%) .NET
5 19 (25.68%) JMS
5 19 (25.68%) Spring
6 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
6 15 (20.27%) Java EE
7 14 (18.92%) Apache CXF
7 14 (18.92%) J2EE
8 13 (17.57%) Servlets
8 13 (17.57%) SOAP
9 12 (16.22%) REST
10 10 (13.51%) Hibernate
10 10 (13.51%) JSON
10 10 (13.51%) Struts
11 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
11 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (10.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Unix
3 3 (4.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) OO
2 23 (31.08%) TDD
3 18 (24.32%) MVC
3 18 (24.32%) Web Development
4 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (21.62%) OOP
5 15 (20.27%) UML
6 13 (17.57%) Defect Tracking
6 13 (17.57%) ITIL
7 12 (16.22%) Scrum
7 12 (16.22%) Workflow
8 11 (14.86%) SOA
9 8 (10.81%) ETL
10 7 (9.46%) ITSM
10 7 (9.46%) Service Management
11 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Migration
11 6 (8.11%) SDLC
12 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (63.51%) Java
2 38 (51.35%) SQL
3 22 (29.73%) C#
4 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 9 (12.16%) C++
7 8 (10.81%) VB
8 6 (8.11%) C
9 4 (5.41%) R
9 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.70%) PHP
11 2 (2.70%) Python
11 2 (2.70%) VBA
12 1 (1.35%) PHP 5
12 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (9.46%) Sun Certification
3 6 (8.11%) OCPJP
4 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Oracle
2 19 (25.68%) IBM
3 15 (20.27%) Misys
4 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.41%) BEA
5 4 (5.41%) Pega
5 4 (5.41%) Sybase
5 4 (5.41%) Vitria
6 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.35%) CODA
7 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Splunk
7 1 (1.35%) Talend