The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 31 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 41 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.45% 3.55% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.94% 14.86% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -20.38%
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South West

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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
242 148 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.25% 23.91% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 111 118
Average daily rate £360 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £51.00
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 Bristol

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 57 (57.58%) Java
2 53 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (34.34%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (29.29%) Linux
5 27 (27.27%) TDD
6 25 (25.25%) OO
6 25 (25.25%) BDD
7 23 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (22.22%) SQL
9 21 (21.21%) PHP
9 21 (21.21%) Web Development
10 20 (20.20%) Scala
10 20 (20.20%) Spring
11 19 (19.19%) Process Management
11 19 (19.19%) SVG
11 19 (19.19%) CouchDB
11 19 (19.19%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (19.19%) Batik
11 19 (19.19%) Akka
11 19 (19.19%) Play Framework
12 17 (17.17%) MySQL
12 17 (17.17%) UNIX
12 17 (17.17%) RESTful
12 17 (17.17%) Open Source
13 16 (16.16%) Unit Testing
13 16 (16.16%) HTML
13 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
13 16 (16.16%) Finance
13 16 (16.16%) LAMP
14 15 (15.15%) REST

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (11.11%) Apache
2 10 (10.10%) nginx
3 3 (3.03%) CMS
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.02%) TeamSite
4 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.01%) Mule
5 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.04%) Magento
2 4 (4.04%) Shopify
3 1 (1.01%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.01%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.34%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (19.19%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (10.10%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (10.10%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.04%) SaaS
5 3 (3.03%) PaaS
5 3 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) PPP
2 1 (1.01%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
2 1 (1.01%) NAS
2 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) CouchDB
2 17 (17.17%) MySQL
3 11 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 8 (8.08%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.04%) Hazelcast
8 3 (3.03%) SQLite
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.02%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.10%) Cucumber
2 10 (10.10%) FitNesse
3 4 (4.04%) Maven
3 4 (4.04%) Hudson
4 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.02%) WATIR
5 2 (2.02%) Selenium
5 2 (2.02%) JUnit
5 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.01%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.07%) Marketing
3 7 (7.07%) Electronics
3 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (56.57%) Developer
2 19 (19.19%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.18%) Architect
4 12 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Java Architect
6 8 (8.08%) Scala Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Tester
8 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.04%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) Spring
2 19 (19.19%) Batik
2 19 (19.19%) SVG
2 19 (19.19%) Akka
2 19 (19.19%) Play Framework
3 17 (17.17%) RESTful
4 16 (16.16%) HTML
4 16 (16.16%) LAMP
5 15 (15.15%) REST
6 14 (14.14%) .NET
7 12 (12.12%) CSS
7 12 (12.12%) SOAP
7 12 (12.12%) jQuery
8 11 (11.11%) Apache CXF
8 11 (11.11%) J2EE
9 10 (10.10%) XML
10 7 (7.07%) Ajax
11 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.05%) Middleware
12 5 (5.05%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Open Source
2 7 (7.07%) DTV
3 6 (6.06%) User Experience
4 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) iPhone
5 3 (3.03%) iPad
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.29%) Linux
2 17 (17.17%) UNIX
3 13 (13.13%) CentOS
4 4 (4.04%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.04%) Android
5 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.03%) Fedora
6 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.27%) TDD
3 25 (25.25%) OO
3 25 (25.25%) BDD
4 23 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (21.21%) Web Development
6 19 (19.19%) Process Management
7 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
7 16 (16.16%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.14%) Configuration Management
8 14 (14.14%) Scrum
9 12 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.12%) DevOps
10 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
11 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.08%) SOA
12 8 (8.08%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.07%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (7.07%) Programme Management
14 5 (5.05%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.58%) Java
2 22 (22.22%) SQL
3 21 (21.21%) PHP
4 20 (20.20%) Scala
5 13 (13.13%) Ruby
6 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.11%) C#
8 10 (10.10%) Python
9 5 (5.05%) PHP5
10 3 (3.03%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.03%) C++
10 3 (3.03%) C
10 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.02%) VB
11 2 (2.02%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) Puppet
1 12 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.10%) Nagios
2 10 (10.10%) Cacti
3 2 (2.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.10%) Percona
3 8 (8.08%) SAP
4 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle
6 4 (4.04%) Zend
7 3 (3.03%) JBoss
8 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.02%) hybris
9 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.01%) CODA
9 1 (1.01%) JD Edwards
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