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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 14 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.32% 4.86% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 15.22% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £333 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -26.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+1.77% +22.46%
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
36 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.27% 31.94% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 9
Median daily rate £385 £333 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 13 (81.25%) Unix
1 13 (81.25%) SOAP
1 13 (81.25%) Middleware
1 13 (81.25%) webMethods
1 13 (81.25%) Enterprise Architecture
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) REST
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Subversion
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (6.25%) OC4J
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Splunk
7 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) People Management
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
7 1 (6.25%) Zend
7 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Middleware
1 13 (81.25%) SOAP
2 12 (75.00%) REST
3 6 (37.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) EJB
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) Java RMI
5 1 (6.25%) JDBC
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) JSP
5 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI
5 1 (6.25%) OC4J
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) Servlets
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Kanban
3 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
3 1 (6.25%) People Management
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) webMethods
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Zend