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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 25 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 47 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.20% 3.67% 5.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.58% 17.20% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 16
Median daily rate £425 £335 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £6.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.43%
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
240 157 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.66% 21.33% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 96 109
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 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 28 August 2016, 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 64 (73.56%) Java
2 58 (66.67%) Oracle
3 52 (59.77%) SQL
3 52 (59.77%) HTML
4 48 (55.17%) XML
5 42 (48.28%) SQL Server
6 41 (47.13%) CSS
7 40 (45.98%) JSP
7 40 (45.98%) WebLogic
8 36 (41.38%) JBoss
9 35 (40.23%) TDD
10 33 (37.93%) JMS
11 32 (36.78%) Tomcat
12 30 (34.48%) IBM
12 30 (34.48%) DB2
12 30 (34.48%) Java EE
13 28 (32.18%) Web Development
14 26 (29.89%) WebSphere
14 26 (29.89%) WebLogic Portal
14 26 (29.89%) Back Office
14 26 (29.89%) Misys
14 26 (29.89%) Log4j
15 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (27.59%) OO
16 23 (26.44%) Oracle Database
17 22 (25.29%) Finance
18 21 (24.14%) Spring
18 21 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (21.84%) OOP
19 19 (21.84%) JavaScript

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 40 (45.98%) WebLogic
2 36 (41.38%) JBoss
3 32 (36.78%) Tomcat
4 26 (29.89%) WebLogic Portal
4 26 (29.89%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.30%) Apache
7 2 (2.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.15%) Mule
8 1 (1.15%) SAP Portal
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.15%) Heroku
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 30 (34.48%) DB2
3 23 (26.44%) Oracle Database
4 15 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (17.24%) RDBMS
4 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
5 10 (11.49%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (10.34%) Oracle OWB
7 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.45%) MySQL
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (29.89%) Log4j
2 18 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 17 (19.54%) JIRA
4 16 (18.39%) JUnit
5 15 (17.24%) ClearQuest
5 15 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (16.09%) Maven
7 13 (14.94%) Ant
8 12 (13.79%) Eclipse
9 11 (12.64%) Artifactory
10 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
10 10 (11.49%) Toad
11 7 (8.05%) PVCS
12 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
13 4 (4.60%) Subversion
14 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
14 3 (3.45%) Mockito
14 3 (3.45%) NUnit
15 2 (2.30%) JMeter
General
1 26 (29.89%) Back Office
2 22 (25.29%) Finance
3 14 (16.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (57.47%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) Consultant
3 22 (25.29%) Java Developer
4 18 (20.69%) Technical Consultant
5 13 (14.94%) Oracle Developer
6 12 (13.79%) .NET Developer
7 9 (10.34%) SQL Developer
8 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Java Consultant
10 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Architect
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.60%) J2EE Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Lead Architect
12 4 (4.60%) Systems Architect
13 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (59.77%) HTML
2 48 (55.17%) XML
3 41 (47.13%) CSS
4 40 (45.98%) JSP
5 33 (37.93%) JMS
6 30 (34.48%) Java EE
7 21 (24.14%) Spring
8 17 (19.54%) .NET
8 17 (19.54%) J2EE
9 15 (17.24%) Apache CXF
9 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
9 15 (17.24%) Hibernate
9 15 (17.24%) Servlets
9 15 (17.24%) Struts
10 12 (13.79%) REST
10 12 (13.79%) SOAP
11 10 (11.49%) JSON
12 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
12 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (9.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.60%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) TDD
2 28 (32.18%) Web Development
3 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.59%) OO
4 21 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (21.84%) OOP
6 16 (18.39%) MVC
7 15 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
7 15 (17.24%) UML
8 14 (16.09%) ITIL
9 13 (14.94%) Scrum
10 11 (12.64%) SOA
11 10 (11.49%) ETL
11 10 (11.49%) Workflow
12 8 (9.20%) ITSM
12 8 (9.20%) Service Management
13 6 (6.90%) Automated Testing
13 6 (6.90%) SDLC
14 5 (5.75%) BDD
14 5 (5.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (73.56%) Java
2 52 (59.77%) SQL
3 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.69%) C#
5 16 (18.39%) PL/SQL
6 11 (12.64%) C++
7 10 (11.49%) VB
8 6 (6.90%) C
9 4 (4.60%) R
9 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.45%) Python
10 3 (3.45%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.30%) VBA
11 2 (2.30%) XPath
12 1 (1.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (9.20%) Degree
3 8 (9.20%) OCPJP
4 7 (8.05%) Sun Certification
5 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (66.67%) Oracle
2 30 (34.48%) IBM
3 26 (29.89%) Misys
4 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) BEA
5 4 (4.60%) Pega
5 4 (4.60%) Sybase
5 4 (4.60%) Vitria
6 2 (2.30%) Endeca
6 2 (2.30%) hybris
6 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.15%) CODA
7 1 (1.15%) Google
7 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.15%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) Splunk
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
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