The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 42 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 213 204 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.20% 3.39% 4.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.88% 11.77% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 142 198
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £30.83 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £33.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -0.73%
Web Services
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1535 1733 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.28% 28.81% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1309 1367
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £31.42 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.15% +58.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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.

1 226 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (40.81%) Java
3 138 (30.94%) HTML
4 132 (29.60%) JavaScript
4 132 (29.60%) TDD
5 120 (26.91%) SQL
6 118 (26.46%) XML
7 112 (25.11%) CSS
8 103 (23.09%) .NET
9 102 (22.87%) Finance
10 97 (21.75%) RESTful
11 92 (20.63%) C#
12 79 (17.71%) MVC
13 76 (17.04%) Scrum
14 75 (16.82%) REST
15 72 (16.14%) SOAP
16 71 (15.92%) Oracle
17 69 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (14.57%) OO
19 64 (14.35%) Linux
20 63 (14.13%) Spring
21 61 (13.68%) SOA
21 61 (13.68%) HTML5
22 60 (13.45%) BDD
22 60 (13.45%) SQL Server
23 59 (13.23%) JSON
24 56 (12.56%) Git (software)
25 52 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
26 50 (11.21%) Microsoft
27 49 (10.99%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 21 (4.71%) Apache
2 20 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.04%) IIS
3 18 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.04%) WebSphere
4 17 (3.81%) Node.js
5 16 (3.59%) JBoss
6 14 (3.14%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.47%) CMS
8 8 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.12%) nginx
10 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (0.90%) FileNet
11 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.67%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.12%) MS Office
3 4 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) MS Project
4 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.35%) RMDS
2 6 (1.35%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Cordys
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.47%) Force.com
4 7 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.67%) IaaS
6 3 (0.67%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.22%) GitHub
8 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.14%) HTTP
2 10 (2.24%) Internet
2 10 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.35%) DNS
4 5 (1.12%) SSL
4 5 (1.12%) Firewall
5 4 (0.90%) FTP
6 3 (0.67%) DHCP
6 3 (0.67%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.67%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.67%) SAN
6 3 (0.67%) Intranet
7 2 (0.45%) DVB
7 2 (0.45%) LDAP
7 2 (0.45%) SNMP
7 2 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.45%) AMQP
7 2 (0.45%) MRTG
8 1 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.17%) MySQL
3 25 (5.61%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.16%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.24%) Big Data
10 9 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.79%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.79%) Redis
12 7 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.35%) DB2
13 6 (1.35%) SQLite
13 6 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 56 (12.56%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.30%) Subversion
3 36 (8.07%) Maven
4 33 (7.40%) JIRA
5 31 (6.95%) Jenkins
5 31 (6.95%) Selenium
6 29 (6.50%) JUnit
7 23 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (4.48%) Cucumber
9 19 (4.26%) TeamCity
10 17 (3.81%) Visual Studio
11 13 (2.91%) MSTest
12 12 (2.69%) Eclipse
12 12 (2.69%) NUnit
12 12 (2.69%) WebDriver
13 10 (2.24%) Ant
13 10 (2.24%) SoapUI
13 10 (2.24%) Mockito
14 9 (2.02%) Grunt
14 9 (2.02%) Mercurial
General
1 102 (22.87%) Finance
2 47 (10.54%) Banking
3 27 (6.05%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.48%) Front Office
5 15 (3.36%) Games
6 12 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.69%) Retail
7 9 (2.02%) Marketing
7 9 (2.02%) Publishing
7 9 (2.02%) Back Office
8 8 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.35%) Billing
10 5 (1.12%) Advertising
11 4 (0.90%) Legal
12 2 (0.45%) Law
12 2 (0.45%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.45%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (62.78%) Developer
2 72 (16.14%) Java Developer
3 41 (9.19%) Senior Developer
4 34 (7.62%) Architect
5 29 (6.50%) .NET Developer
6 26 (5.83%) C# Developer
7 24 (5.38%) Analyst
8 21 (4.71%) Consultant
9 18 (4.04%) PHP Developer
10 17 (3.81%) iOS Developer
11 15 (3.36%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 14 (3.14%) Scala Developer
12 14 (3.14%) Android Developer
13 13 (2.91%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.47%) Business Analyst
16 10 (2.24%) Tester
17 9 (2.02%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (30.94%) HTML
2 118 (26.46%) XML
3 112 (25.11%) CSS
4 103 (23.09%) .NET
5 97 (21.75%) RESTful
6 75 (16.82%) REST
7 72 (16.14%) SOAP
8 63 (14.13%) Spring
9 61 (13.68%) HTML5
10 59 (13.23%) JSON
11 49 (10.99%) jQuery
12 44 (9.87%) ASP.NET
13 40 (8.97%) J2EE
14 38 (8.52%) WCF
15 37 (8.30%) Hibernate
16 30 (6.73%) Ajax
17 28 (6.28%) AngularJS
18 27 (6.05%) .NET Framework
19 24 (5.38%) CSS3
20 23 (5.16%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.05%) Open Source
4 21 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 20 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.36%) User Experience
7 12 (2.69%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.24%) Online Games
8 10 (2.24%) Digital Media
9 9 (2.02%) Streaming Video
10 8 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.79%) W3C
10 8 (1.79%) Derivative
10 8 (1.79%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (1.57%) Video on Demand
11 7 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.35%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.35%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.35%) Linux
2 43 (9.64%) Windows
3 35 (7.85%) UNIX
4 34 (7.62%) Apple iOS
5 33 (7.40%) Android
6 9 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.57%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.57%) Solaris
8 6 (1.35%) CentOS
9 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.67%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.67%) VMS
10 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.45%) AIX
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.22%) SUSE
12 1 (0.22%) Debian
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (29.60%) TDD
3 79 (17.71%) MVC
4 76 (17.04%) Scrum
5 69 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (14.57%) OO
7 61 (13.68%) SOA
8 60 (13.45%) BDD
9 43 (9.64%) Unit Testing
10 38 (8.52%) E-Commerce
11 29 (6.50%) Software Engineering
11 29 (6.50%) CRM
12 25 (5.61%) DevOps
13 24 (5.38%) Workflow
14 23 (5.16%) Waterfall
15 22 (4.93%) iOS Development
16 21 (4.71%) Data Modelling
17 20 (4.48%) OOP
17 20 (4.48%) Automated Testing
17 20 (4.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 182 (40.81%) Java
2 132 (29.60%) JavaScript
3 120 (26.91%) SQL
4 92 (20.63%) C#
5 32 (7.17%) Scala
6 31 (6.95%) Ruby
7 29 (6.50%) PHP
8 27 (6.05%) Python
9 17 (3.81%) Objective-C
10 15 (3.36%) Apex Code
10 15 (3.36%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.91%) Groovy
12 11 (2.47%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.02%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.02%) VB
14 8 (1.79%) Perl
15 7 (1.57%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.57%) PHP5
15 7 (1.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (10.99%) Degree
2 11 (2.47%) ISEB
3 10 (2.24%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.90%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.67%) MCITP
7 3 (0.67%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.22%) MBA
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.30%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) HL7
3 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.45%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) DICOM
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
5 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.67%) vSphere
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.45%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (4.26%) Puppet
2 13 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.57%) Ansible
3 7 (1.57%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.57%) Nagios
4 5 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.67%) Salt
5 3 (0.67%) Opsview
6 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.45%) SCOM
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.45%) logstash
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.22%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.22%) SCCM
7 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 71 (15.92%) Oracle
2 50 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (4.04%) IBM
5 12 (2.69%) Google
6 10 (2.24%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.02%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.79%) SAP
8 8 (1.79%) VMware
8 8 (1.79%) Rackspace
8 8 (1.79%) New Relic
9 7 (1.57%) Siebel
10 6 (1.35%) ION Trading
10 6 (1.35%) Zend
11 5 (1.12%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.12%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.12%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.12%) HP
11 5 (1.12%) Cisco
12 4 (0.90%) Kofax
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