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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 27 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing Web Services 38 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.05% 2.98% 6.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.36% 11.24% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £295 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -34.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £325 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
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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
207 169 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.49% 26.49% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 112 75
Average daily rate £375 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £413 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 45 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) C#
2 26 (38.81%) .NET
3 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (32.84%) Scrum
5 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
5 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
6 19 (28.36%) SQL
7 18 (26.87%) CRM
7 18 (26.87%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (25.37%) Windows
9 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET
9 16 (23.88%) WCF
10 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
11 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
12 10 (14.93%) Silverlight
12 10 (14.93%) Subversion
12 10 (14.93%) XML
12 10 (14.93%) Project Management
12 10 (14.93%) Social Media
13 9 (13.43%) iPad
13 9 (13.43%) Coaching
13 9 (13.43%) Intranet
13 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
13 9 (13.43%) HTML
13 9 (13.43%) QA
13 9 (13.43%) System Testing
14 8 (11.94%) JIRA
14 8 (11.94%) Pocket PC
14 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.94%) CMS
3 6 (8.96%) WordPress
4 5 (7.46%) Node.js
5 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.99%) Apache
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.49%) Drupal
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Subversion
2 8 (11.94%) JIRA
2 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) Ant
4 1 (1.49%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (64.18%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) CRM Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Architect
8 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) .NET
2 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET
2 16 (23.88%) WCF
3 10 (14.93%) Silverlight
3 10 (14.93%) XML
4 9 (13.43%) HTML
5 8 (11.94%) CSS
6 5 (7.46%) HTML5
6 5 (7.46%) jQuery
7 4 (5.97%) Middleware
7 4 (5.97%) SOAP
7 4 (5.97%) REST
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 2 (2.99%) CSS3
9 2 (2.99%) Reactive Extensions
9 2 (2.99%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (1.49%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Social Media
2 9 (13.43%) iPad
3 8 (11.94%) Pocket PC
3 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.46%) Open Source
5 4 (5.97%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.99%) User Experience
7 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.49%) RIA
7 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.49%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (11.94%) Windows CE
2 8 (11.94%) Windows 8
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Phone
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Scrum
3 18 (26.87%) CRM
4 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
5 10 (14.93%) Project Management
6 9 (13.43%) Coaching
6 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
6 9 (13.43%) System Testing
7 8 (11.94%) OO
7 8 (11.94%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (8.96%) Kanban
8 6 (8.96%) User Stories
9 5 (7.46%) Line Management
9 5 (7.46%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.46%) SOA
9 5 (7.46%) Workflow
10 4 (5.97%) TDD
10 4 (5.97%) MVC
11 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) C#
2 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.36%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) C++
4 8 (11.94%) Embedded C++
5 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) Java
8 1 (1.49%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) MCITP
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
2 1 (1.49%) CA
2 1 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.49%) Intel
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