The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 11 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 22 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 11.64% 4.84% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.85% 19.57% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £343 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £418 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £30.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -16.43%
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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 Bradford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 34.39% 24.73% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 16
Average daily rate £325 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Bradford region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Bradford region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) WCF
3 12 (44.44%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 12 (44.44%) XML
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 9 (33.33%) MVC
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (29.63%) QA
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 8 (29.63%) SOA
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) ISEB
9 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) CMS
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.81%) Finance
10 4 (14.81%) Change Management
10 4 (14.81%) jQuery
10 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) XHTML
11 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 3 (11.11%) SOAP
11 3 (11.11%) MS Office
11 3 (11.11%) SQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 (18.52%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (11.11%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Software Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Software Configuration Manager
6 3 (11.11%) QA Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 3 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Web Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) WCF
3 12 (44.44%) XML
3 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) XHTML
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (11.11%) Middleware
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) Velocity
9 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
9 1 (3.70%) XSD
9 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) SOA
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) BPEL
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Master Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Perforce