The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cheltenham 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 10 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.21% - 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.15% - 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Average daily rate £300 - £450
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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 23 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.28% 31.94% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 49
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
Gloucestershire

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) CSS
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Drupal
2 6 (46.15%) Varnish
2 6 (46.15%) VirtualBox
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) RSS
2 6 (46.15%) SOAP
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) J2EE
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 3 (23.08%) Electronics
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) DTV
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
1 9 (69.23%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) RSS
2 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
4 3 (23.08%) Java EE
5 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
5 1 (7.69%) GWT
5 1 (7.69%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) DTV
1 3 (23.08%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Kanban
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Varnish
1 6 (46.15%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow