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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 18 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.17% 2.16% 8.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.79% 6.78% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 24
Average daily rate
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£688 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £555 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £595 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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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
29 59 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 30.21% 31.89% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 45
Average daily rate £475 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) XSL
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Investing
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) JTA
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 1 (16.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Investing
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce