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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 24 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 56 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.20% 3.21% 4.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.58% 14.12% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 14
Median daily rate £425 £335 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £6.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.77% +20.71%
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
248 170 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.88% 22.73% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 101 106
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 July 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 July 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 55 (70.51%) Java
2 50 (64.10%) Oracle
3 48 (61.54%) SQL
4 46 (58.97%) HTML
5 42 (53.85%) XML
6 38 (48.72%) SQL Server
7 36 (46.15%) JSP
7 36 (46.15%) WebLogic
8 35 (44.87%) CSS
9 29 (37.18%) TDD
10 28 (35.90%) JBoss
11 26 (33.33%) Tomcat
11 26 (33.33%) JMS
11 26 (33.33%) IBM
11 26 (33.33%) DB2
12 23 (29.49%) Web Development
13 22 (28.21%) WebSphere
13 22 (28.21%) Java EE
13 22 (28.21%) OO
13 22 (28.21%) Misys
13 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (28.21%) WebLogic Portal
13 22 (28.21%) Finance
13 22 (28.21%) Back Office
13 22 (28.21%) Log4j
14 20 (25.64%) Spring
14 20 (25.64%) Oracle Database
15 18 (23.08%) OOP
15 18 (23.08%) C#
16 17 (21.79%) JavaScript

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 36 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 28 (35.90%) JBoss
3 26 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 22 (28.21%) WebLogic Portal
4 22 (28.21%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.56%) Mule
8 1 (1.28%) Apache
8 1 (1.28%) CMS
8 1 (1.28%) IIS
8 1 (1.28%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Heroku
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 26 (33.33%) DB2
3 20 (25.64%) Oracle Database
4 15 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (17.95%) RDBMS
5 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
6 10 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (11.54%) Oracle OWB
8 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.85%) MySQL
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.28%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Log4j
2 15 (19.23%) ClearQuest
2 15 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 15 (19.23%) JIRA
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (16.67%) JUnit
3 13 (16.67%) Maven
4 11 (14.10%) Ant
4 11 (14.10%) Artifactory
5 10 (12.82%) Eclipse
5 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
5 10 (12.82%) Toad
6 7 (8.97%) PVCS
7 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.85%) NUnit
9 3 (3.85%) Subversion
10 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 22 (28.21%) Back Office
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) Consultant
3 19 (24.36%) Java Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (12.82%) SQL Developer
8 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Architect
9 6 (7.69%) Java Consultant
9 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Lead Architect
11 4 (5.13%) Systems Architect
12 3 (3.85%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (58.97%) HTML
2 42 (53.85%) XML
3 36 (46.15%) JSP
4 35 (44.87%) CSS
5 26 (33.33%) JMS
6 22 (28.21%) Java EE
7 20 (25.64%) Spring
8 17 (21.79%) .NET
8 17 (21.79%) J2EE
9 16 (20.51%) Apache CXF
10 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
10 14 (17.95%) Servlets
11 12 (15.38%) Hibernate
11 12 (15.38%) Struts
12 11 (14.10%) REST
12 11 (14.10%) SOAP
13 10 (12.82%) JSON
14 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
14 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (10.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Unix
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) TDD
2 23 (29.49%) Web Development
3 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.21%) OO
4 18 (23.08%) OOP
5 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (19.23%) Defect Tracking
6 15 (19.23%) UML
7 14 (17.95%) ITIL
7 14 (17.95%) MVC
8 11 (14.10%) Scrum
9 10 (12.82%) Workflow
10 9 (11.54%) ETL
10 9 (11.54%) SOA
11 8 (10.26%) ITSM
11 8 (10.26%) Service Management
12 6 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 6 (7.69%) Migration
12 6 (7.69%) SDLC
13 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (70.51%) Java
2 48 (61.54%) SQL
3 18 (23.08%) C#
4 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.95%) PL/SQL
6 11 (14.10%) C++
7 10 (12.82%) VB
8 6 (7.69%) C
9 4 (5.13%) R
9 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.56%) Python
11 2 (2.56%) VBA
12 1 (1.28%) PHP
12 1 (1.28%) PHP 5
12 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (10.26%) Degree
3 8 (10.26%) OCPJP
4 7 (8.97%) Sun Certification
5 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (64.10%) Oracle
2 26 (33.33%) IBM
3 22 (28.21%) Misys
4 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) BEA
5 4 (5.13%) Pega
5 4 (5.13%) Sybase
5 4 (5.13%) Vitria
6 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.28%) CODA
7 1 (1.28%) Google
7 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Splunk
7 1 (1.28%) Talend
7 1 (1.28%) VMware