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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 37 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 24 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.28% 4.10% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.19% 17.58% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 15
Average daily rate
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£335 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £314 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £28.15
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.78%
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
158 165 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.58% 23.34% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 102 113
Average daily rate £363 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.93 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.63% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 32 (53.33%) .NET
2 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (38.33%) C#
4 19 (31.67%) MVC
5 18 (30.00%) XML
6 16 (26.67%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.00%) WCF
8 14 (23.33%) SOAP
9 13 (21.67%) HTML
9 13 (21.67%) Oracle
10 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 11 (18.33%) REST
11 11 (18.33%) OO
11 11 (18.33%) CSS
12 10 (16.67%) Java
12 10 (16.67%) Middleware
13 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
13 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (15.00%) jQuery
14 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (13.33%) Entity Framework
15 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
15 7 (11.67%) HTML5
15 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
15 7 (11.67%) ETL
15 7 (11.67%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.67%) Node.js
4 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.00%) CMS
5 2 (3.33%) SAS
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
5 2 (3.33%) Mule
5 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Magento
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.00%) MySQL
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.00%) DB2
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.33%) Big Data
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) ReSharper
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) XMLUnit
3 1 (1.67%) Moq
3 1 (1.67%) Mockito
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) Spock
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (6.67%) Back Office
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Web Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.33%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) .NET
2 18 (30.00%) XML
3 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (25.00%) WCF
4 14 (23.33%) SOAP
5 13 (21.67%) HTML
6 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (18.33%) CSS
7 11 (18.33%) REST
8 10 (16.67%) Middleware
9 9 (15.00%) jQuery
10 8 (13.33%) Entity Framework
10 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.67%) HTML5
12 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (10.00%) JSON
13 5 (8.33%) Servlets
14 4 (6.67%) JSP
15 3 (5.00%) XSLT
15 3 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) DataPower
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) MVC
2 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (18.33%) OO
5 7 (11.67%) Workflow
5 7 (11.67%) ETL
6 6 (10.00%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) TDD
7 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.33%) SDLC
8 4 (6.67%) Scrum
8 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.67%) Content Management
8 4 (6.67%) CRM
9 3 (5.00%) OOD
9 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.00%) Project Management
9 3 (5.00%) Change Management
9 3 (5.00%) Web Development
9 3 (5.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) C#
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.33%) C
7 2 (3.33%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) XPath
8 1 (1.67%) PHP5
8 1 (1.67%) ABAP
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.67%) Akamai
5 3 (5.00%) Nintex
5 3 (5.00%) Telerik
5 3 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (3.33%) Vitria
6 2 (3.33%) Adobe
6 2 (3.33%) BEA
6 2 (3.33%) Informatica
6 2 (3.33%) Northgate
6 2 (3.33%) Netezza
6 2 (3.33%) Pega
6 2 (3.33%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.67%) hybris
7 1 (1.67%) Apple
7 1 (1.67%) Sybase
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
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