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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 20 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.51% 1.80% 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.22% 11.76% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£333 £455 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +127.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
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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
37 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.82% 15.32% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 18
Average daily rate £333 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 11 (47.83%) C#
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
5 7 (30.43%) VB
5 7 (30.43%) XML
6 6 (26.09%) COM+
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) IIS
6 6 (26.09%) C++
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) XSL
6 6 (26.09%) WSDL
6 6 (26.09%) XML Schema
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (26.09%) Middleware
6 6 (26.09%) Puppet
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (26.09%) VB6
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
6 6 (26.09%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) REST
7 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (26.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) webMethods Developer
6 1 (4.35%) webMethods Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Tester
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) COM+
5 6 (26.09%) WSDL
5 6 (26.09%) XML Schema
5 6 (26.09%) Middleware
5 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
5 6 (26.09%) XSL
6 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET
6 5 (21.74%) SOAP
6 5 (21.74%) REST
7 3 (13.04%) J2EE
7 3 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (4.35%) XSLT
8 1 (4.35%) WCF
8 1 (4.35%) DHTML
8 1 (4.35%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 7 (30.43%) VB
4 6 (26.09%) C++
4 6 (26.09%) VB6
5 5 (21.74%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) webMethods
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