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 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 38 36 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing Web Services 259 269 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.37% 4.57% 3.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.59% 15.42% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 181 183
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £32.82 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
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
1775 1745 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.92% 29.66% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 1300 1657
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 25
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £28.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 246 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (39.29%) Java
3 168 (34.93%) TDD
4 160 (33.26%) JavaScript
5 138 (28.69%) .NET
6 137 (28.48%) XML
7 136 (28.27%) HTML
8 129 (26.82%) C#
9 116 (24.12%) Finance
10 114 (23.70%) SQL
11 111 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 104 (21.62%) SOAP
13 98 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
14 97 (20.17%) CSS
14 97 (20.17%) REST
15 96 (19.96%) Scrum
16 88 (18.30%) MVC
17 81 (16.84%) RESTful
18 79 (16.42%) BDD
19 77 (16.01%) OO
20 73 (15.18%) Spring
21 71 (14.76%) Amazon AWS
22 68 (14.14%) ASP.NET
23 66 (13.72%) Linux
23 66 (13.72%) Subversion
24 64 (13.31%) JSON
25 62 (12.89%) jQuery
26 61 (12.68%) WCF
27 58 (12.06%) Maven
28 57 (11.85%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (7.69%) Apache
2 30 (6.24%) Tomcat
3 22 (4.57%) CMS
3 22 (4.57%) Node.js
4 18 (3.74%) JBoss
5 17 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (2.91%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.70%) IIS
7 13 (2.70%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.87%) Confluence
10 7 (1.46%) nginx
11 6 (1.25%) Jetty
11 6 (1.25%) Drupal
11 6 (1.25%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.62%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.62%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 18 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.25%) MS Project
3 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.21%) MS Office
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.42%) Radian6
4 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.21%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 71 (14.76%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.25%) Force.com
4 5 (1.04%) GitHub
5 4 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.83%) Heroku
6 3 (0.62%) Taleo
6 3 (0.62%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.62%) Office 365
7 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.42%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) PaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) Boomi
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.95%) HTTP
2 12 (2.49%) Internet
3 11 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.66%) Firewall
5 7 (1.46%) FTP
5 7 (1.46%) SSL
6 6 (1.25%) DNS
7 4 (0.83%) SAN
7 4 (0.83%) SMTP
7 4 (0.83%) AMQP
8 3 (0.62%) LDAP
8 3 (0.62%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.42%) VPN
9 2 (0.42%) DHCP
9 2 (0.42%) CTI
9 2 (0.42%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.42%) IPsec
9 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.56%) MySQL
3 32 (6.65%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 25 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.20%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.74%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (3.12%) Big Data
8 14 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.49%) SQLite
9 12 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.29%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.66%) HBase
12 7 (1.46%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 66 (13.72%) Subversion
2 58 (12.06%) Maven
3 53 (11.02%) Git (software)
4 52 (10.81%) Jenkins
5 37 (7.69%) JUnit
6 32 (6.65%) JIRA
6 32 (6.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (6.24%) Cucumber
8 28 (5.82%) Selenium
9 19 (3.95%) JMeter
10 17 (3.53%) Visual Studio
11 16 (3.33%) NUnit
11 16 (3.33%) TeamCity
11 16 (3.33%) Mockito
12 15 (3.12%) Jasmine
13 14 (2.91%) Hudson
13 14 (2.91%) Mercurial
13 14 (2.91%) Ant
13 14 (2.91%) Gradle
14 13 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 116 (24.12%) Finance
2 38 (7.90%) Banking
3 16 (3.33%) Retail
3 16 (3.33%) Front Office
4 14 (2.91%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.08%) Back Office
5 10 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.87%) Marketing
7 7 (1.46%) Legal
8 6 (1.25%) Publishing
9 4 (0.83%) Advertising
9 4 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.62%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Automotive
11 2 (0.42%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 319 (66.32%) Developer
2 88 (18.30%) Java Developer
3 54 (11.23%) Senior Developer
4 44 (9.15%) C# Developer
5 37 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 37 (7.69%) Architect
6 29 (6.03%) Analyst
7 24 (4.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (4.37%) Web Developer
9 17 (3.53%) Consultant
10 16 (3.33%) iOS Developer
11 15 (3.12%) Full Stack Developer
12 14 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (2.91%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (2.70%) Android Developer
14 12 (2.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (2.49%) Applications Developer
15 11 (2.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (28.69%) .NET
2 137 (28.48%) XML
3 136 (28.27%) HTML
4 104 (21.62%) SOAP
5 97 (20.17%) CSS
5 97 (20.17%) REST
6 81 (16.84%) RESTful
7 73 (15.18%) Spring
8 68 (14.14%) ASP.NET
9 64 (13.31%) JSON
10 62 (12.89%) jQuery
11 61 (12.68%) WCF
12 51 (10.60%) HTML5
13 47 (9.77%) J2EE
14 45 (9.36%) Hibernate
14 45 (9.36%) AngularJS
15 36 (7.48%) .NET Framework
16 34 (7.07%) Ajax
17 32 (6.65%) JMS
18 31 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 32 (6.65%) User Experience
3 21 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.49%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.87%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.87%) Social Media
8 7 (1.46%) iPhone
8 7 (1.46%) Derivative
8 7 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.25%) iPad
10 5 (1.04%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.04%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.04%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.83%) Equities
11 4 (0.83%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.62%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.72%) Linux
2 46 (9.56%) Windows
3 35 (7.28%) Apple iOS
4 28 (5.82%) UNIX
5 26 (5.41%) Android
6 16 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.83%) Solaris
8 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.83%) CentOS
8 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.42%) AIX
11 1 (0.21%) HPUX
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (34.93%) TDD
3 98 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 96 (19.96%) Scrum
5 88 (18.30%) MVC
6 79 (16.42%) BDD
7 77 (16.01%) OO
8 50 (10.40%) Open Source
9 42 (8.73%) SOA
10 40 (8.32%) Kanban
11 38 (7.90%) Unit Testing
11 38 (7.90%) Software Engineering
12 35 (7.28%) Web Development
13 31 (6.44%) E-Commerce
13 31 (6.44%) SDLC
14 30 (6.24%) iOS Development
14 30 (6.24%) Pair Programming
15 28 (5.82%) DevOps
16 26 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (4.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (39.29%) Java
2 160 (33.26%) JavaScript
3 129 (26.82%) C#
4 114 (23.70%) SQL
5 41 (8.52%) PHP
6 37 (7.69%) Ruby
7 34 (7.07%) Python
8 29 (6.03%) Scala
9 26 (5.41%) T-SQL
10 21 (4.37%) Groovy
11 19 (3.95%) Objective-C
12 17 (3.53%) Perl
12 17 (3.53%) VB.NET
13 14 (2.91%) VB
13 14 (2.91%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.70%) C++
15 11 (2.29%) PowerShell
16 10 (2.08%) PHP5
16 10 (2.08%) PL/SQL
16 10 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (6.65%) Degree
2 19 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.46%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.42%) MCSE
6 2 (0.42%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) CCNP
7 1 (0.21%) CCNA
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) CISSP
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) MCAD
7 1 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.24%) QA
2 11 (2.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) BS7799
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.87%) Varnish
2 9 (1.87%) Docker
3 3 (0.62%) vSphere
3 3 (0.62%) vCloud
4 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.42%) GridGain
4 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.21%) HDFS
5 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.21%) Firmware
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (5.41%) Puppet
2 14 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.46%) Nagios
4 6 (1.25%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.04%) logstash
6 4 (0.83%) Salt
6 4 (0.83%) Ansible
6 4 (0.83%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.62%) yum
7 3 (0.62%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.62%) Kibana
8 2 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.42%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.42%) Oozie
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 57 (11.85%) Oracle
2 56 (11.64%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (4.37%) Red Hat
5 14 (2.91%) VMware
6 13 (2.70%) IBM
7 10 (2.08%) Coverity
8 9 (1.87%) Sybase
8 9 (1.87%) SAP
9 8 (1.66%) HP
9 8 (1.66%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.25%) SOASTA, Inc
11 6 (1.25%) Google
11 6 (1.25%) Informatica
12 5 (1.04%) Zend
12 5 (1.04%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.04%) Citrix
13 4 (0.83%) Adobe
13 4 (0.83%) Symantec
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Talent Spa
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago