The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Canary Wharf 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 18 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.90% 2.26% 6.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.14% 8.79% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 23
Average daily rate £550 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £404 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £572 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 91 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.73% 25.71% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 71 97
Average daily rate £575 £600 £536
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £628 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
London

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 18 April 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) SAS
3 4 (44.44%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Base SAS
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Back Office
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Sybase
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) OOD
5 2 (22.22%) JSP
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Symfony
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Base SAS
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) FxCop
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Architect
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) Struts
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) OOD
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) BEA
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat