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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 31 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.93% 2.55% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.85% 10.88% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 8
Median daily rate £375 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.85%

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
178 147 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.28% 23.41% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 102 71
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.91%) .NET
3 35 (39.77%) Subversion
4 33 (37.50%) C#
4 33 (37.50%) XML
5 32 (36.36%) WCF
6 31 (35.23%) JavaScript
6 31 (35.23%) MVC
7 29 (32.95%) HTML
7 29 (32.95%) .NET Framework
7 29 (32.95%) Entity Framework
8 27 (30.68%) Java
8 27 (30.68%) Scrum
9 26 (29.55%) SQL
10 25 (28.41%) OOD
11 24 (27.27%) CSS
11 24 (27.27%) NUnit
11 24 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (26.14%) Moq
13 22 (25.00%) SOLID
14 19 (21.59%) Linux
15 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET
15 18 (20.45%) OO
16 17 (19.32%) Oracle
16 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
16 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (18.18%) jQuery
17 16 (18.18%) Java EE
17 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 16 (18.18%) JMS

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 15 (17.05%) JBoss
2 13 (14.77%) Tomcat
3 12 (13.64%) WebSphere
4 10 (11.36%) WebLogic
4 10 (11.36%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.55%) Apache
7 3 (3.41%) nginx
7 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.27%) CMS
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.14%) IIS
9 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
2 1 (1.14%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.14%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.50%) 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
4 2 (2.27%) Office 365
5 1 (1.14%) Google Play
5 1 (1.14%) iTunes
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
5 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) SSL
2 11 (12.50%) HTTP
3 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.82%) LDAP
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.14%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.14%) LAN
5 1 (1.14%) Network Security
5 1 (1.14%) WAN
5 1 (1.14%) Wireless
5 1 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) MySQL
3 11 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (11.36%) DB2
5 9 (10.23%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.27%) Endeca
8 2 (2.27%) InfluxDB
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.14%) Big Data
9 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (39.77%) Subversion
2 24 (27.27%) NUnit
3 23 (26.14%) Moq
4 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
5 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
6 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 10 (11.36%) Log4j
8 9 (10.23%) CruiseControl
9 5 (5.68%) JUnit
10 4 (4.55%) JIRA
11 3 (3.41%) Selenium
12 2 (2.27%) Ant
12 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.27%) Checkstyle
12 2 (2.27%) DbUnit
12 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.27%) jMock
12 2 (2.27%) Mockito
12 2 (2.27%) QUnit
12 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (11.36%) Back Office
2 7 (7.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (59.09%) Developer
2 30 (34.09%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.91%) C# Developer
4 12 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Architect
9 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (4.55%) ServiceNow Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.41%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.91%) .NET
2 33 (37.50%) XML
3 32 (36.36%) WCF
4 29 (32.95%) .NET Framework
4 29 (32.95%) Entity Framework
4 29 (32.95%) HTML
5 24 (27.27%) CSS
6 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET
7 16 (18.18%) Java EE
7 16 (18.18%) JMS
7 16 (18.18%) jQuery
8 14 (15.91%) SOAP
9 13 (14.77%) REST
10 11 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (11.36%) JSP
12 6 (6.82%) ELK Stack
13 5 (5.68%) JDBC
14 4 (4.55%) Spring
14 4 (4.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.27%) iPad
3 2 (2.27%) Wiki
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) CMDB
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Unix
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) MVC
3 27 (30.68%) Scrum
4 25 (28.41%) OOD
5 24 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (25.00%) SOLID
7 18 (20.45%) OO
8 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
9 14 (15.91%) TDD
9 14 (15.91%) Web Development
10 13 (14.77%) DevOps
11 10 (11.36%) Web Operations
12 9 (10.23%) Open Source
12 9 (10.23%) Service Management
13 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 7 (7.95%) SOA
15 6 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (6.82%) Front End Development
15 6 (6.82%) Regression Testing
16 5 (5.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) C#
2 31 (35.23%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.68%) Java
4 26 (29.55%) SQL
5 14 (15.91%) Python
6 12 (13.64%) Ruby
7 10 (11.36%) PHP
8 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.27%) Go
9 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.27%) XQuery
10 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
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 14 (15.91%) Puppet
2 13 (14.77%) Ansible
2 13 (14.77%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.23%) Salt
4 5 (5.68%) Terraform
5 4 (4.55%) Kibana
5 4 (4.55%) logstash
6 3 (3.41%) collectd
6 3 (3.41%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.41%) StatsD
7 2 (2.27%) Graphite
7 2 (2.27%) Marathon
7 2 (2.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) IBM
3 10 (11.36%) Misys
4 9 (10.23%) Rackspace
5 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.55%) Google
7 3 (3.41%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.41%) VMware
8 2 (2.27%) hybris
8 2 (2.27%) SAP
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%) Splunk
9 1 (1.14%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.14%) Zend
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