The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 16 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 City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 39 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 271 181 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.09% 2.87% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.87% 10.23% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 148 174
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1954 1770 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 28.05% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1405 1406
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
London

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 220 (46.32%) Java
2 151 (31.79%) SQL
3 147 (30.95%) XML
4 132 (27.79%) HTML
5 126 (26.53%) TDD
6 123 (25.89%) .NET
7 114 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 110 (23.16%) C#
8 110 (23.16%) Finance
9 103 (21.68%) CSS
10 101 (21.26%) SQL Server
11 98 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
12 97 (20.42%) Spring
12 97 (20.42%) SOAP
13 92 (19.37%) MVC
14 81 (17.05%) Scrum
15 80 (16.84%) BDD
16 79 (16.63%) Banking
17 75 (15.79%) jQuery
18 71 (14.95%) JSON
19 69 (14.53%) OO
20 65 (13.68%) RESTful
21 64 (13.47%) Linux
21 64 (13.47%) Oracle
21 64 (13.47%) Hibernate
22 59 (12.42%) Windows
22 59 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
23 58 (12.21%) HTML5
24 57 (12.00%) REST
25 56 (11.79%) Test Automation

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 30 (6.32%) Apache
2 23 (4.84%) IIS
2 23 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.00%) CMS
4 18 (3.79%) Node.js
5 17 (3.58%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.32%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.32%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.32%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.26%) Confluence
10 5 (1.05%) CICS
10 5 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.05%) Mule
10 5 (1.05%) Drupal
10 5 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Stata
5 1 (0.21%) Maya
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.42%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.42%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.16%) SaaS
3 8 (1.68%) PaaS
4 7 (1.47%) GitHub
5 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.05%) IaaS
6 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Force.com
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.16%) HTTP
2 27 (5.68%) Internet
3 9 (1.89%) SSL
4 7 (1.47%) LDAP
5 6 (1.26%) DNS
6 4 (0.84%) FTP
6 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.84%) VPN
7 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.63%) Wireless
7 3 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.63%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.63%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.42%) 4G
8 2 (0.42%) RTSP
8 2 (0.42%) 2G
8 2 (0.42%) Firewall
8 2 (0.42%) 3G
8 2 (0.42%) SMTP
8 2 (0.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (21.26%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 37 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 36 (7.58%) MongoDB
5 34 (7.16%) MySQL
6 29 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (5.05%) Oracle Database
9 17 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.68%) CouchDB
12 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.47%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.26%) Triplestore
14 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 55 (11.58%) Selenium
2 51 (10.74%) JUnit
2 51 (10.74%) Maven
3 49 (10.32%) Subversion
4 46 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 33 (6.95%) Ant
6 32 (6.74%) Cucumber
7 29 (6.11%) Jenkins
8 28 (5.89%) SoapUI
9 24 (5.05%) JIRA
10 23 (4.84%) WebDriver
10 23 (4.84%) Hudson
11 22 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (4.42%) Calabash
13 19 (4.00%) Visual Studio
13 19 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
14 14 (2.95%) NUnit
15 13 (2.74%) JBehave
16 12 (2.53%) eggPlant
16 12 (2.53%) Robotium
General
1 110 (23.16%) Finance
2 79 (16.63%) Banking
3 22 (4.63%) Retail
4 20 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.53%) Marketing
7 10 (2.11%) Games
7 10 (2.11%) Front Office
8 9 (1.89%) Publishing
9 8 (1.68%) Advertising
10 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.05%) Back Office
12 3 (0.63%) Legal
12 3 (0.63%) Local Government
13 2 (0.42%) Billing
13 2 (0.42%) Law
14 1 (0.21%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (60.84%) Developer
2 92 (19.37%) Java Developer
3 43 (9.05%) Senior Developer
4 41 (8.63%) .NET Developer
5 31 (6.53%) Architect
6 26 (5.47%) C# Developer
7 25 (5.26%) Tester
8 22 (4.63%) Web Developer
9 19 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (3.58%) Analyst
12 16 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (2.95%) Automation Tester
14 13 (2.74%) Test Leader
15 11 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.32%) iOS Developer
16 9 (1.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 8 (1.68%) Test Analyst
17 8 (1.68%) Consultant
18 7 (1.47%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (30.95%) XML
2 132 (27.79%) HTML
3 123 (25.89%) .NET
4 103 (21.68%) CSS
5 97 (20.42%) Spring
5 97 (20.42%) SOAP
6 75 (15.79%) jQuery
7 71 (14.95%) JSON
8 65 (13.68%) RESTful
9 64 (13.47%) Hibernate
10 58 (12.21%) HTML5
11 57 (12.00%) REST
12 55 (11.58%) ASP.NET
13 46 (9.68%) WCF
13 46 (9.68%) J2EE
14 42 (8.84%) JMS
15 37 (7.79%) Ajax
16 36 (7.58%) Struts
17 33 (6.95%) CSS3
18 31 (6.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.68%) Mobile App
2 24 (5.05%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.37%) Open Source
4 14 (2.95%) N-Tier
5 13 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
6 10 (2.11%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.89%) W3C
7 9 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (1.47%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.47%) Online Games
9 6 (1.26%) Semantic Web
9 6 (1.26%) iPad
9 6 (1.26%) Derivative
9 6 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.26%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.05%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.05%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 64 (13.47%) Linux
2 59 (12.42%) Windows
3 35 (7.37%) UNIX
4 32 (6.74%) Android
5 27 (5.68%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.68%) CentOS
7 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.84%) Solaris
9 3 (0.63%) Debian
9 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.63%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (26.53%) TDD
2 98 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (19.37%) MVC
4 81 (17.05%) Scrum
5 80 (16.84%) BDD
6 69 (14.53%) OO
7 59 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (11.79%) Test Automation
9 54 (11.37%) SOA
10 46 (9.68%) Unit Testing
11 43 (9.05%) E-Commerce
12 34 (7.16%) UML
13 32 (6.74%) Web Development
14 28 (5.89%) CRM
15 24 (5.05%) Kanban
16 21 (4.42%) Software Engineering
16 21 (4.42%) Workflow
17 19 (4.00%) Configuration Management
18 18 (3.79%) Automated Testing
18 18 (3.79%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (46.32%) Java
2 151 (31.79%) SQL
3 114 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 110 (23.16%) C#
5 54 (11.37%) Ruby
6 31 (6.53%) T-SQL
7 29 (6.11%) PHP
8 22 (4.63%) Python
9 21 (4.42%) Groovy
9 21 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.79%) Scala
11 16 (3.37%) C++
12 13 (2.74%) C
13 12 (2.53%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.53%) Objective-C
14 10 (2.11%) XPath
14 10 (2.11%) VB
15 9 (1.89%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.68%) XQuery
17 7 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (11.37%) Degree
2 13 (2.74%) ISEB
3 9 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.63%) MCP
6 3 (0.63%) MCSD
6 3 (0.63%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) PhD
8 1 (0.21%) MCAD
8 1 (0.21%) MCSE
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.21%) CCNA
8 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.21%) MCPD
8 1 (0.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.79%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) COBIT
2 3 (0.63%) HL7
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.05%) Squid
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.63%) vCloud
2 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.21%) NFS
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.95%) Puppet
3 8 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (1.47%) Nagios
5 5 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.84%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.42%) Ansible
7 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.21%) collectd
Vendors
1 64 (13.47%) Oracle
2 40 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.58%) JBoss
4 13 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.32%) hybris
6 9 (1.89%) Sybase
6 9 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.68%) Google
7 8 (1.68%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.68%) IBM
8 7 (1.47%) Adobe
8 7 (1.47%) HP
9 6 (1.26%) Cerillion
9 6 (1.26%) Apple
9 6 (1.26%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.05%) Citrix
10 5 (1.05%) VMware
10 5 (1.05%) Telerik
10 5 (1.05%) Ektron
10 5 (1.05%) Talend
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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