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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 41 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.81% 1.96% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.26% 10.81% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Average daily rate £380 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
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
155 111 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.90% 18.17% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 73 77
Average daily rate £325 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 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 February 2016, 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 (51.43%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) .NET
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 14 (40.00%) SOAP
4 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 13 (37.14%) HTML
6 12 (34.29%) HTML5
7 11 (31.43%) MVC
7 11 (31.43%) SOA
7 11 (31.43%) REST
8 10 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (28.57%) C#
9 9 (25.71%) XML
9 9 (25.71%) CRM
9 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (22.86%) XPath
10 8 (22.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (22.86%) RESTful
10 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
10 8 (22.86%) DTS
10 8 (22.86%) EDI
10 8 (22.86%) ERP
10 8 (22.86%) VB
10 8 (22.86%) OO
10 8 (22.86%) EAI
10 8 (22.86%) Analytics
11 7 (20.00%) Linux
11 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
11 7 (20.00%) Degree

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 8 (22.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) nginx
3 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) OpenEdge
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Heroku
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (22.86%) DTS
4 4 (11.43%) MySQL
4 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.71%) Redis
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.86%) WebSpeed
General
1 2 (5.71%) Billing
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Architect
3 8 (22.86%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Applications Architect
5 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (8.57%) WCF Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Progress Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) SOAP
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) HTML5
5 11 (31.43%) REST
6 9 (25.71%) XML
7 8 (22.86%) EDI
7 8 (22.86%) RESTful
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 5 (14.29%) jQuery
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (11.43%) CSS
9 4 (11.43%) J2EE
9 4 (11.43%) WCF
10 2 (5.71%) JPA
10 2 (5.71%) JSON
10 2 (5.71%) Play Framework
10 2 (5.71%) Spring
11 1 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) MVC
2 11 (31.43%) SOA
3 9 (25.71%) CRM
4 8 (22.86%) Analytics
4 8 (22.86%) EAI
4 8 (22.86%) ERP
4 8 (22.86%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) Workflow
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) Service Management
8 4 (11.43%) UML
8 4 (11.43%) Web Development
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 8 (22.86%) VB
4 8 (22.86%) XPath
5 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Apigee
2 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) ATG
3 1 (2.86%) Demandware
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) hybris
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Northgate
3 1 (2.86%) Progress
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Talend
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
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