The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 19 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.91% 5.38% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 16.67% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate £380 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
Web Services
London

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 Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.34% 32.31% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 22
Average daily rate £575 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £570 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Error Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
5 1 (11.11%) Spring.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) Liferay
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Web Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Spring.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) WinForms
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Robotic Process Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Error Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase