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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 39 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 34 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.40% 3.57% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.52% 14.50% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 11
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.13 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.03% -4.43%
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
158 200 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.47% 24.63% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 146 105
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 30 (56.60%) Java
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) .NET
4 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
4 20 (37.74%) HTML
5 19 (35.85%) C#
5 19 (35.85%) Oracle
6 17 (32.08%) SOAP
6 17 (32.08%) XML
7 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
7 16 (30.19%) SQL
8 14 (26.42%) REST
9 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
9 13 (24.53%) OO
9 13 (24.53%) MVC
10 12 (22.64%) TDD
10 12 (22.64%) SOA
10 12 (22.64%) CSS
11 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
12 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
12 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
12 10 (18.87%) Workflow
12 10 (18.87%) Finance
13 9 (16.98%) UML
13 9 (16.98%) OOP
13 9 (16.98%) RESTful
13 9 (16.98%) JSON
14 8 (15.09%) Web Development
14 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC

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 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (11.32%) JBoss
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.43%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.77%) Mule
6 2 (3.77%) Node.js
7 1 (1.89%) Apache
7 1 (1.89%) CMS
7 1 (1.89%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) IaaS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.89%) Heroku
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.43%) DB2
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.55%) DTS
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.77%) MySQL
7 2 (3.77%) Redis
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.89%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.21%) ClearQuest
3 7 (13.21%) JIRA
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (13.21%) PVCS
4 5 (9.43%) Log4j
5 3 (5.66%) Ant
5 3 (5.66%) Artifactory
5 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.66%) JUnit
5 3 (5.66%) Maven
5 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.66%) Toad
5 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.77%) Hudson
6 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.77%) NUnit
7 1 (1.89%) JMeter
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Back Office
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) .NET Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Developer
6 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Architect
7 5 (9.43%) Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Applications Architect
9 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.66%) WCF Developer
10 2 (3.77%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) .NET
2 20 (37.74%) HTML
3 17 (32.08%) SOAP
3 17 (32.08%) XML
4 14 (26.42%) REST
5 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
6 12 (22.64%) CSS
7 9 (16.98%) JSON
7 9 (16.98%) RESTful
8 8 (15.09%) Apache CXF
8 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (15.09%) JSP
8 8 (15.09%) Spring
9 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
9 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (13.21%) J2EE
9 7 (13.21%) WCF
10 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
11 5 (9.43%) HTML5
11 5 (9.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Unix
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) MVC
2 13 (24.53%) OO
3 12 (22.64%) SOA
3 12 (22.64%) TDD
4 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (18.87%) Workflow
5 9 (16.98%) OOP
5 9 (16.98%) UML
6 8 (15.09%) Scrum
6 8 (15.09%) Web Development
7 7 (13.21%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (13.21%) ITIL
8 6 (11.32%) ETL
8 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.43%) CRM
9 5 (9.43%) ERP
9 5 (9.43%) Service Management
10 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) Java
2 19 (35.85%) C#
3 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.19%) SQL
4 7 (13.21%) VB
5 6 (11.32%) C
6 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.43%) XPath
7 4 (7.55%) C++
7 4 (7.55%) R
8 2 (3.77%) PHP
8 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.77%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.89%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.89%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Sun Certification
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) IBM
3 5 (9.43%) Misys
4 2 (3.77%) Apigee
4 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) Talend
Birmingham
Simon James IT
Rate: £0 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago