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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 40 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 232 238 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.15% 3.58% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.93% 12.24% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 169 202
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £546 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £29.20 £46.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.13 £34.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+26.83% -0.72%
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
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 235 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (40.82%) Java
3 152 (32.83%) HTML
4 147 (31.75%) TDD
5 144 (31.10%) JavaScript
6 126 (27.21%) XML
7 125 (27.00%) SQL
8 124 (26.78%) CSS
9 112 (24.19%) .NET
10 105 (22.68%) C#
11 102 (22.03%) RESTful
12 100 (21.60%) Finance
13 97 (20.95%) MVC
14 82 (17.71%) Scrum
15 80 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
16 78 (16.85%) Oracle
17 77 (16.63%) REST
18 75 (16.20%) OO
19 68 (14.69%) Spring
19 68 (14.69%) SOAP
19 68 (14.69%) SQL Server
19 68 (14.69%) BDD
20 67 (14.47%) HTML5
21 63 (13.61%) SOA
22 62 (13.39%) JSON
23 60 (12.96%) Linux
23 60 (12.96%) Git (software)
24 55 (11.88%) Microsoft
25 54 (11.66%) jQuery
26 53 (11.45%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (5.62%) Apache
2 20 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.32%) IIS
3 19 (4.10%) Node.js
4 18 (3.89%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.46%) WebLogic
5 16 (3.46%) CMS
6 15 (3.24%) JBoss
7 13 (2.81%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.51%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.86%) nginx
12 4 (0.86%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.65%) Confluence
13 3 (0.65%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.08%) MS Office
4 2 (0.43%) MS Project
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 14 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.30%) RMDS
2 6 (1.30%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.43%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.43%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.22%) Cordys
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.22%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.38%) Force.com
4 10 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.08%) PaaS
6 5 (1.08%) IaaS
7 3 (0.65%) SaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.46%) HTTP
2 10 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.51%) Internet
4 5 (1.08%) SSL
5 4 (0.86%) DNS
5 4 (0.86%) LDAP
6 3 (0.65%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.65%) FTP
6 3 (0.65%) SNMP
6 3 (0.65%) SAN
6 3 (0.65%) Firewall
7 2 (0.43%) DVB
7 2 (0.43%) Intranet
7 2 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.43%) AMQP
7 2 (0.43%) MRTG
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.22%) SSH
8 1 (0.22%) VPN
8 1 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.13%) MySQL
3 28 (6.05%) NoSQL
4 25 (5.40%) MongoDB
4 25 (5.40%) Relational Database
5 22 (4.75%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.59%) Big Data
10 11 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.16%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.94%) Redis
13 8 (1.73%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.30%) Siebel EIM
16 5 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 60 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 40 (8.64%) Maven
3 38 (8.21%) JIRA
4 37 (7.99%) Subversion
5 34 (7.34%) JUnit
6 32 (6.91%) Selenium
7 31 (6.70%) Jenkins
8 28 (6.05%) Visual Studio
9 25 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (4.97%) TeamCity
11 22 (4.75%) Cucumber
12 21 (4.54%) NUnit
13 15 (3.24%) Mockito
14 14 (3.02%) MSTest
15 13 (2.81%) WebDriver
15 13 (2.81%) Eclipse
16 10 (2.16%) Ant
16 10 (2.16%) Xcode
16 10 (2.16%) Mercurial
17 9 (1.94%) CruiseControl
General
1 100 (21.60%) Finance
2 50 (10.80%) Banking
3 30 (6.48%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.67%) Front Office
5 16 (3.46%) Games
6 14 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.59%) Retail
8 11 (2.38%) Marketing
9 6 (1.30%) Billing
9 6 (1.30%) Publishing
10 5 (1.08%) Advertising
10 5 (1.08%) Back Office
11 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.86%) Legal
12 3 (0.65%) Local Government
13 2 (0.43%) Law
14 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 294 (63.50%) Developer
2 71 (15.33%) Java Developer
3 46 (9.94%) Senior Developer
4 36 (7.78%) Architect
5 31 (6.70%) .NET Developer
6 27 (5.83%) C# Developer
7 23 (4.97%) iOS Developer
8 22 (4.75%) Analyst
8 22 (4.75%) PHP Developer
9 18 (3.89%) Consultant
10 15 (3.24%) Scala Developer
11 14 (3.02%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 13 (2.81%) Front-End Developer
12 13 (2.81%) Software Engineer
12 13 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (2.59%) Applications Support
13 12 (2.59%) Tester
13 12 (2.59%) Web Developer
14 11 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (32.83%) HTML
2 126 (27.21%) XML
3 124 (26.78%) CSS
4 112 (24.19%) .NET
5 102 (22.03%) RESTful
6 77 (16.63%) REST
7 68 (14.69%) SOAP
7 68 (14.69%) Spring
8 67 (14.47%) HTML5
9 62 (13.39%) JSON
10 54 (11.66%) jQuery
11 52 (11.23%) ASP.NET
12 46 (9.94%) J2EE
13 37 (7.99%) WCF
13 37 (7.99%) Hibernate
14 33 (7.13%) .NET Framework
15 30 (6.48%) AngularJS
16 29 (6.26%) CSS3
16 29 (6.26%) Ajax
17 22 (4.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.78%) Computer Science
1 36 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.62%) Open Source
3 23 (4.97%) Mobile App
4 21 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.02%) User Experience
6 12 (2.59%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.59%) iPhone
7 10 (2.16%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.16%) Online Games
8 9 (1.94%) Derivative
8 9 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.94%) Streaming Video
8 9 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.94%) iPad
9 8 (1.73%) W3C
9 8 (1.73%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (1.51%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.51%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.96%) Linux
2 45 (9.72%) Windows
3 38 (8.21%) Apple iOS
4 34 (7.34%) UNIX
5 30 (6.48%) Android
6 7 (1.51%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.30%) CentOS
8 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.65%) VMS
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.43%) Solaris
10 2 (0.43%) AIX
11 1 (0.22%) HPUX
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
11 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (31.75%) TDD
3 97 (20.95%) MVC
4 82 (17.71%) Scrum
5 80 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (16.20%) OO
7 68 (14.69%) BDD
8 63 (13.61%) SOA
9 50 (10.80%) Unit Testing
10 39 (8.42%) E-Commerce
11 36 (7.78%) Software Engineering
12 28 (6.05%) CRM
13 27 (5.83%) Multithreading
14 26 (5.62%) iOS Development
14 26 (5.62%) DevOps
15 25 (5.40%) Test Automation
15 25 (5.40%) Workflow
16 23 (4.97%) OOP
17 21 (4.54%) Project Management
17 21 (4.54%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (40.82%) Java
2 144 (31.10%) JavaScript
3 125 (27.00%) SQL
4 105 (22.68%) C#
5 35 (7.56%) Scala
6 31 (6.70%) PHP
7 30 (6.48%) Ruby
8 24 (5.18%) Objective-C
9 21 (4.54%) Python
10 14 (3.02%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.81%) Apex Code
12 12 (2.59%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.59%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.38%) VB
13 11 (2.38%) C++
14 10 (2.16%) Groovy
14 10 (2.16%) PHP5
15 8 (1.73%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.73%) C
16 7 (1.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (11.45%) Degree
2 8 (1.73%) ISEB
3 7 (1.51%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.65%) Siebel Certification
6 2 (0.43%) MCITP
6 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) MBA
7 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.29%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) HL7
2 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) WCAG
4 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.43%) HDFS
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.22%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.22%) Varnish
4 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (3.89%) Puppet
2 15 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.51%) Ansible
4 6 (1.30%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.08%) Nagios
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.65%) Salt
7 3 (0.65%) Opsview
8 2 (0.43%) logstash
8 2 (0.43%) SCOM
8 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.43%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.43%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.22%) WMI
9 1 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.22%) SCCM
9 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 78 (16.85%) Oracle
2 55 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.18%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (2.81%) IBM
4 13 (2.81%) Google
5 10 (2.16%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.16%) TIBCO
6 9 (1.94%) Zend
6 9 (1.94%) Rackspace
6 9 (1.94%) New Relic
7 7 (1.51%) RedDot
7 7 (1.51%) Siebel
8 6 (1.30%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.30%) HP
8 6 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.30%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.30%) ION Trading
9 5 (1.08%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.08%) Ektron
9 5 (1.08%) SaltStack
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £560 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £345 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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