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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 36 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 29 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.83% 3.60% 6.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.16% 14.39% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 14
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
169 139 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.30% 25.05% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 85 99
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 March 2015, 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 22 (42.31%) .NET
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.92%) XML
5 13 (25.00%) C#
5 13 (25.00%) HTML
5 13 (25.00%) Coaching
6 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
6 11 (21.15%) CSS
6 11 (21.15%) MVC
6 11 (21.15%) Scrum
7 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
7 10 (19.23%) SOAP
7 10 (19.23%) Oracle
7 10 (19.23%) Kanban
7 10 (19.23%) Open Source
8 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
8 9 (17.31%) Middleware
9 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.38%) Finance
10 7 (13.46%) jQuery
10 7 (13.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (13.46%) REST
10 7 (13.46%) User Stories
10 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
11 6 (11.54%) WCF
11 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Node.js
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.85%) Mule
4 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.62%) MySQL
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) DB2
6 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.92%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.92%) Big Data
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.92%) Moq
3 1 (1.92%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.92%) JConsole
3 1 (1.92%) VisualVM
3 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.92%) JMeter
3 1 (1.92%) NUnit
3 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Architect
5 10 (19.23%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.62%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Systems Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Senior Architect
10 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.85%) TIBCO Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) .NET
2 14 (26.92%) XML
3 13 (25.00%) HTML
4 11 (21.15%) CSS
5 10 (19.23%) SOAP
5 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 9 (17.31%) Middleware
7 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 7 (13.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (13.46%) REST
8 7 (13.46%) jQuery
9 6 (11.54%) WCF
10 5 (9.62%) JSON
11 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.77%) HTML5
11 3 (5.77%) LINQ
11 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.77%) XSLT
12 2 (3.85%) Struts
12 2 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Open Source
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.92%) Blog
4 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Coaching
3 11 (21.15%) Scrum
3 11 (21.15%) MVC
4 10 (19.23%) Kanban
5 7 (13.46%) User Stories
6 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
6 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
6 5 (9.62%) Workflow
6 5 (9.62%) OO
6 5 (9.62%) CRM
6 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.62%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 3 (5.77%) SOA
9 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) XPath
7 1 (1.92%) PHP5
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) HL7
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.69%) Akamai
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Pega
5 2 (3.85%) Vitria
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) BEA
6 1 (1.92%) Informatica
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Cognos
6 1 (1.92%) Sybase
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.92%) Netezza
6 1 (1.92%) Tableau
6 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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