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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 26 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 42 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.97% 2.25% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.36% 11.19% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 19
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £338 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £590 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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
242 134 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.42% 20.12% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 92 102
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £100.00 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+614.28% -49.09%
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 43 (48.86%) XML
2 42 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (42.05%) Java
4 36 (40.91%) SQL
5 33 (37.50%) HTML
5 33 (37.50%) .NET
5 33 (37.50%) Subversion
6 30 (34.09%) C#
7 29 (32.95%) Oracle
7 29 (32.95%) CSS
8 28 (31.82%) WCF
9 27 (30.68%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (30.68%) MVC
10 25 (28.41%) Scrum
10 25 (28.41%) .NET Framework
10 25 (28.41%) Java EE
10 25 (28.41%) Entity Framework
11 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 24 (27.27%) JMS
11 24 (27.27%) JBoss
12 23 (26.14%) OOD
12 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
12 23 (26.14%) TDD
13 22 (25.00%) NUnit
13 22 (25.00%) Tomcat
14 21 (23.86%) OO
14 21 (23.86%) JSP
14 21 (23.86%) WebLogic
14 21 (23.86%) Moq
14 21 (23.86%) Web Development

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 24 (27.27%) JBoss
2 22 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 21 (23.86%) WebLogic
4 20 (22.73%) WebSphere
5 19 (21.59%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (4.55%) Apache
6 4 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.41%) nginx
8 2 (2.27%) CMS
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.14%) IIS
9 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
1 1 (1.14%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (1.14%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.41%) Route 53
3 3 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Google Play
5 1 (1.14%) iTunes
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
5 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) HTTP
2 9 (10.23%) SSL
2 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.14%) LAN
3 1 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (1.14%) WAN
3 1 (1.14%) Wireless
3 1 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) DB2
3 11 (12.50%) MySQL
3 11 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.23%) MongoDB
5 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.27%) Endeca
8 2 (2.27%) InfluxDB
9 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (37.50%) Subversion
2 22 (25.00%) NUnit
3 21 (23.86%) Moq
4 19 (21.59%) Log4j
5 18 (20.45%) Jenkins
6 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
7 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 9 (10.23%) CruiseControl
9 8 (9.09%) JUnit
10 7 (7.95%) JIRA
11 5 (5.68%) Ant
12 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
12 4 (4.55%) Maven
13 3 (3.41%) Artifactory
13 3 (3.41%) ClearQuest
13 3 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (3.41%) Selenium
14 2 (2.27%) DbUnit
14 2 (2.27%) Mockito
14 2 (2.27%) QUnit
General
1 19 (21.59%) Back Office
2 12 (13.64%) Finance
3 8 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (55.68%) Developer
2 27 (30.68%) .NET Developer
3 20 (22.73%) Consultant
4 13 (14.77%) C# Developer
5 12 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
6 11 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (4.55%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (3.41%) DevOps Consultant
11 3 (3.41%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.86%) XML
2 33 (37.50%) .NET
2 33 (37.50%) HTML
3 29 (32.95%) CSS
4 28 (31.82%) WCF
5 25 (28.41%) .NET Framework
5 25 (28.41%) Entity Framework
5 25 (28.41%) Java EE
6 24 (27.27%) JMS
7 21 (23.86%) JSP
8 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET
9 14 (15.91%) jQuery
10 11 (12.50%) SOAP
10 11 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (10.23%) REST
12 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.95%) Hibernate
13 7 (7.95%) Spring
13 7 (7.95%) Struts
14 5 (5.68%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) User Experience
2 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Linux
2 4 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (30.68%) MVC
3 25 (28.41%) Scrum
4 23 (26.14%) OOD
4 23 (26.14%) TDD
5 21 (23.86%) OO
5 21 (23.86%) Web Development
6 20 (22.73%) SOLID
7 16 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 13 (14.77%) DevOps
9 10 (11.36%) Web Operations
10 9 (10.23%) Open Source
11 8 (9.09%) Service Management
12 6 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.82%) SOA
12 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.55%) Data Protection
13 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (4.55%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.05%) Java
2 36 (40.91%) SQL
3 30 (34.09%) C#
4 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.77%) Python
6 12 (13.64%) Ruby
7 10 (11.36%) PHP
8 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.41%) C++
9 3 (3.41%) VB
10 2 (2.27%) Go
10 2 (2.27%) XQuery
11 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.41%) OCPJP
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) vCloud
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Puppet
2 12 (13.64%) Ansible
2 12 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.23%) Salt
4 5 (5.68%) Terraform
5 3 (3.41%) collectd
5 3 (3.41%) Kibana
5 3 (3.41%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.41%) logstash
5 3 (3.41%) StatsD
6 2 (2.27%) Graphite
6 2 (2.27%) Marathon
6 2 (2.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Oracle
2 20 (22.73%) IBM
3 19 (21.59%) Misys
4 9 (10.23%) Rackspace
5 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.55%) Google
7 3 (3.41%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.41%) VMware
8 2 (2.27%) hybris
8 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco
9 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.14%) Kony
9 1 (1.14%) OpenText
9 1 (1.14%) Pega
9 1 (1.14%) SAP
9 1 (1.14%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.14%) Zend