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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 16 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.16% 6.08% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.78% 23.08% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
Web Services
Gloucestershire

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
23 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.47% 26.35% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 8
Average daily rate £400 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) Middleware
2 15 (71.43%) webMethods
2 15 (71.43%) SOAP
2 15 (71.43%) Unix
2 15 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (71.43%) REST
3 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Google
5 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) vCloud
5 3 (14.29%) Google Apps
5 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
5 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (14.29%) Puppet
6 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (9.52%) API Integration
6 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) XML

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Google Apps
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 6 (28.57%) webMethods Architect
3 5 (23.81%) webMethods Developer
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Developer
5 1 (4.76%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) Middleware
2 15 (71.43%) REST
2 15 (71.43%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) COM+
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Kendo UI
4 1 (4.76%) WSDL
4 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.76%) XSL
4 1 (4.76%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (14.29%) Use Case
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) API Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Kanban
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Secure Coding
4 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) C++
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VB
1 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) webMethods
2 3 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Zend