The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 18 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Web Services 14 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.27% 9.09% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.58% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.06% 24.24% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 16
Average daily rate £413 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Cheltenham region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) J2EE
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) C#
7 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (33.33%) .NET
7 7 (33.33%) TDD
7 7 (33.33%) Spring
7 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) XSLT
8 6 (28.57%) WCF
9 5 (23.81%) jQuery
9 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (23.81%) BDD
9 5 (23.81%) XSD
9 5 (23.81%) CSS
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (23.81%) C++
9 5 (23.81%) DHTML
9 5 (23.81%) MVC
9 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
10 4 (19.05%) Maven
10 4 (19.05%) IIS
10 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (19.05%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) MSTest
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) XML
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 7 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (28.57%) XSLT
5 6 (28.57%) WCF
6 5 (23.81%) DHTML
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
6 5 (23.81%) XSD
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) LINQ
7 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (14.29%) JPA
8 3 (14.29%) RESTful
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (9.52%) SOAP
10 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) MVVM
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Use Case
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (23.81%) C++
6 3 (14.29%) VB
7 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.76%) VB6
8 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP