The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 28 29 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 42 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.30% 3.96% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.29% 16.80% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 14
Average daily rate
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£413 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 125 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.14% 23.58% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 80 109
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 50 (56.18%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (40.45%) TDD
4 35 (39.33%) OO
5 30 (33.71%) BDD
6 28 (31.46%) Scala
6 28 (31.46%) Web Development
7 27 (30.34%) Akka
7 27 (30.34%) Play Framework
8 24 (26.97%) CouchDB
8 24 (26.97%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (26.97%) Batik
8 24 (26.97%) Process Management
8 24 (26.97%) SVG
9 23 (25.84%) HTML
10 22 (24.72%) Spring
11 19 (21.35%) CSS
12 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
12 18 (20.22%) REST
13 17 (19.10%) PHP
13 17 (19.10%) SQL
13 17 (19.10%) MySQL
13 17 (19.10%) Linux
13 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (17.98%) jQuery
15 15 (16.85%) MVC
15 15 (16.85%) .NET
16 14 (15.73%) Scrum
16 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
16 14 (15.73%) Open Source

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (8.99%) nginx
1 8 (8.99%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.12%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) Mule
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.37%) Magento
2 3 (3.37%) Shopify
3 1 (1.12%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.12%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 38 (42.70%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (26.97%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (8.99%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.99%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) PPP
2 1 (1.12%) SAN
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) NAS
2 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) CouchDB
2 17 (19.10%) MySQL
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.37%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (3.37%) Hazelcast
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.12%) MS Access
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.25%) Hudson
2 2 (2.25%) Maven
2 2 (2.25%) Selenium
3 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.12%) WATIR
3 1 (1.12%) JUnit
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.12%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.12%) Moq
3 1 (1.12%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.49%) Marketing
3 4 (4.49%) Electronics
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (59.55%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) Architect
3 15 (16.85%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Java Architect
3 15 (16.85%) Scala Developer
4 10 (11.24%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.74%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.34%) Akka
1 27 (30.34%) Play Framework
2 24 (26.97%) SVG
2 24 (26.97%) Batik
3 23 (25.84%) HTML
4 22 (24.72%) Spring
5 19 (21.35%) CSS
6 18 (20.22%) REST
7 16 (17.98%) jQuery
8 15 (16.85%) .NET
9 13 (14.61%) SOAP
10 12 (13.48%) XML
11 11 (12.36%) LAMP
12 10 (11.24%) Ajax
12 10 (11.24%) J2EE
12 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
12 10 (11.24%) Apache CXF
13 8 (8.99%) RESTful
13 8 (8.99%) HTML5
14 7 (7.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Open Source
2 4 (4.49%) DTV
3 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Linux
2 11 (12.36%) CentOS
3 8 (8.99%) UNIX
4 4 (4.49%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.37%) Fedora
6 1 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) TDD
2 35 (39.33%) OO
3 30 (33.71%) BDD
4 28 (31.46%) Web Development
5 24 (26.97%) Process Management
6 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.85%) MVC
8 14 (15.73%) Scrum
8 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
9 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (14.61%) Configuration Management
10 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.24%) DevOps
11 8 (8.99%) Load Balancing
12 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.74%) SOA
13 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (4.49%) OOP
14 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
14 4 (4.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) Java
2 28 (31.46%) Scala
3 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.10%) PHP
4 17 (19.10%) SQL
5 13 (14.61%) C#
6 12 (13.48%) Ruby
7 10 (11.24%) Python
8 6 (6.74%) PHP5
9 3 (3.37%) C++
9 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.25%) VB
10 2 (2.25%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.25%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Puppet
1 10 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.99%) Nagios
2 8 (8.99%) Cacti
3 2 (2.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
2 8 (8.99%) Percona
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.74%) Zend
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle
5 4 (4.49%) SAP
6 3 (3.37%) hybris
7 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.25%) Google
7 2 (2.25%) JBoss
7 2 (2.25%) Facebook
7 2 (2.25%) Twitter
8 1 (1.12%) CODA