The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 38 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 21 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.41% 4.62% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.96% 15.58% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 8
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
162 154 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.30% 29.67% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 88 91
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 13 (39.39%) HTML
4 13 (39.39%) jQuery
5 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 10 (30.30%) CSS
6 10 (30.30%) C#
6 10 (30.30%) Ajax
6 10 (30.30%) MVC
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (27.27%) WCF
8 8 (24.24%) OO
9 7 (21.21%) Windows
9 7 (21.21%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
9 7 (21.21%) SOA
10 6 (18.18%) VB
10 6 (18.18%) XML
10 6 (18.18%) Web Development
10 6 (18.18%) TDD
11 5 (15.15%) Spring
11 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
11 5 (15.15%) IIS
11 5 (15.15%) MySQL
11 5 (15.15%) PHP
11 5 (15.15%) Internet

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.03%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) IPv4
2 1 (3.03%) IPv6
2 1 (3.03%) DDNS
2 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (15.15%) MySQL
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (9.09%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Xcode
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Programmer
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Business Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Developer
3 4 (12.12%) CRM Developer
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) jQuery
3 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 10 (30.30%) CSS
4 10 (30.30%) Ajax
5 9 (27.27%) WCF
6 6 (18.18%) XML
7 5 (15.15%) Spring
7 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.12%) WPF
8 4 (12.12%) HTML5
9 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
9 3 (9.09%) JSF
9 3 (9.09%) XML Schema
9 3 (9.09%) DHTML
9 3 (9.09%) J2EE
9 3 (9.09%) Struts
10 2 (6.06%) XSL
10 2 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) iPhone
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) iPad
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) MVC
2 8 (24.24%) OO
3 7 (21.21%) SOA
4 6 (18.18%) Web Development
4 6 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) OOD
5 4 (12.12%) RDF
5 4 (12.12%) CRM
5 4 (12.12%) ERP
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) User Stories
6 3 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) C#
4 7 (21.21%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
5 6 (18.18%) VB
6 5 (15.15%) PHP
7 4 (12.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
8 2 (6.06%) Scala
9 1 (3.03%) VB6
9 1 (3.03%) PHP5
9 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HL7
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) hybris
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) BMC
2 2 (6.06%) Remedy
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.03%) Metastorm
3 1 (3.03%) InterSystems
3 1 (3.03%) Zend
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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