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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 22 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 47 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.14% 3.23% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.60% 15.33% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 9
Median daily rate £425 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.43%
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
208 150 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.15% 21.07% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 100 107
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £100.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+471.42% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 66 (67.35%) Java
2 58 (59.18%) Oracle
3 55 (56.12%) XML
4 51 (52.04%) HTML
5 49 (50.00%) SQL
6 43 (43.88%) CSS
7 40 (40.82%) SQL Server
8 39 (39.80%) JSP
8 39 (39.80%) WebLogic
8 39 (39.80%) JBoss
9 37 (37.76%) TDD
10 36 (36.73%) JMS
11 35 (35.71%) Tomcat
11 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (34.69%) Java EE
13 32 (32.65%) DB2
13 32 (32.65%) IBM
14 29 (29.59%) Web Development
15 28 (28.57%) WebSphere
15 28 (28.57%) Misys
15 28 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
15 28 (28.57%) Back Office
15 28 (28.57%) Log4j
16 27 (27.55%) OO
17 22 (22.45%) MVC
17 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (21.43%) C#
18 21 (21.43%) Oracle Database
19 20 (20.41%) .NET
19 20 (20.41%) Scrum

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 39 (39.80%) JBoss
1 39 (39.80%) WebLogic
2 35 (35.71%) Tomcat
3 28 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
3 28 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (4.08%) Apache
6 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.04%) CMS
6 2 (2.04%) IIS
7 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.02%) SAP Portal
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.02%) Magento
1 1 (1.02%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) IaaS
4 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.04%) PaaS
4 2 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Google Play
5 1 (1.02%) iTunes
5 1 (1.02%) Office 365
5 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.02%) LAN
2 1 (1.02%) Network Security
2 1 (1.02%) WAN
2 1 (1.02%) Wireless
2 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.82%) SQL Server
2 32 (32.65%) DB2
3 21 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 13 (13.27%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (13.27%) RDBMS
4 13 (13.27%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (6.12%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.08%) MySQL
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.04%) InfluxDB
10 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (28.57%) Log4j
2 18 (18.37%) Jenkins
3 16 (16.33%) JIRA
4 15 (15.31%) JUnit
5 13 (13.27%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (12.24%) ClearQuest
7 11 (11.22%) Maven
8 10 (10.20%) Ant
8 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
8 10 (10.20%) NUnit
8 10 (10.20%) Subversion
9 9 (9.18%) Eclipse
10 8 (8.16%) Artifactory
11 7 (7.14%) Moq
11 7 (7.14%) Toad
12 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
13 4 (4.08%) Mockito
13 4 (4.08%) PVCS
14 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
14 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (28.57%) Back Office
2 20 (20.41%) Finance
3 14 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (53.06%) Developer
2 28 (28.57%) Consultant
3 20 (20.41%) Technical Consultant
4 19 (19.39%) Java Developer
5 17 (17.35%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (8.16%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Architect
9 6 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Java Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Lead Architect
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Systems Architect
12 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Database Developer
12 3 (3.06%) J2EE Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (56.12%) XML
2 51 (52.04%) HTML
3 43 (43.88%) CSS
4 39 (39.80%) JSP
5 36 (36.73%) JMS
6 34 (34.69%) Java EE
7 20 (20.41%) .NET
8 18 (18.37%) Spring
9 16 (16.33%) Struts
10 13 (13.27%) .NET Framework
10 13 (13.27%) J2EE
10 13 (13.27%) Servlets
10 13 (13.27%) WCF
11 12 (12.24%) Apache CXF
11 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET
11 12 (12.24%) Entity Framework
11 12 (12.24%) Hibernate
11 12 (12.24%) SOAP
12 11 (11.22%) REST
13 10 (10.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.04%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Windows
2 10 (10.20%) Linux
3 9 (9.18%) Unix
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.76%) TDD
2 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.59%) Web Development
4 27 (27.55%) OO
5 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (22.45%) MVC
6 20 (20.41%) Scrum
7 16 (16.33%) OOP
8 12 (12.24%) Defect Tracking
8 12 (12.24%) UML
9 11 (11.22%) ITIL
10 10 (10.20%) ETL
10 10 (10.20%) Workflow
11 9 (9.18%) OOD
11 9 (9.18%) SOLID
12 8 (8.16%) Service Management
12 8 (8.16%) SOA
13 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (6.12%) Automated Testing
14 6 (6.12%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 66 (67.35%) Java
2 49 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (21.43%) C#
4 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.27%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.16%) C++
7 7 (7.14%) VB
8 6 (6.12%) C
8 6 (6.12%) Python
9 4 (4.08%) R
10 3 (3.06%) Ruby
10 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.04%) Go
11 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.04%) VBA
11 2 (2.04%) XQuery
12 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.02%) PHP
12 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) SC Cleared
1 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) OCPJP
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (7.14%) Degree
4 4 (4.08%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) vCloud
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Puppet
2 5 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.06%) Ansible
3 3 (3.06%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.04%) Graphite
4 2 (2.04%) Marathon
4 2 (2.04%) Mesos
4 2 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (59.18%) Oracle
2 32 (32.65%) IBM
3 28 (28.57%) Misys
4 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.08%) BEA
5 4 (4.08%) Google
5 4 (4.08%) Pega
5 4 (4.08%) Sybase
5 4 (4.08%) Vitria
6 3 (3.06%) VMware
7 2 (2.04%) Endeca
7 2 (2.04%) hybris
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco
8 1 (1.02%) CODA
8 1 (1.02%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.02%) SAP
8 1 (1.02%) Splunk
8 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.02%) Zend