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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 13 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.59% 3.39% 5.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.35% 10.00% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 16
Average daily rate
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£688 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 34.07% 33.90% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 45
Average daily rate £500 £525 £572
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £350 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) XSL
3 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) JTA
4 4 (50.00%) Java EE
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (50.00%) JPA
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) XSL
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) JTA
3 4 (50.00%) Java EE
3 4 (50.00%) JPA
3 4 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) XSD
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
6 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Quantitative Investing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce