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 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 41 41 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 230 250 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.28% 4.30% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.06% 14.24% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 176 199
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £323 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £32.82 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
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
1636 1756 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.44% 30.20% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1297 1665
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 August 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.

1 236 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (40.34%) Java
3 166 (35.62%) TDD
4 155 (33.26%) JavaScript
5 134 (28.76%) XML
6 130 (27.90%) C#
6 130 (27.90%) .NET
7 123 (26.39%) HTML
8 120 (25.75%) Finance
9 116 (24.89%) SQL
10 112 (24.03%) SQL Server
11 100 (21.46%) REST
12 97 (20.82%) Scrum
13 96 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
14 95 (20.39%) SOAP
15 91 (19.53%) MVC
16 81 (17.38%) CSS
17 77 (16.52%) BDD
18 71 (15.24%) OO
19 70 (15.02%) RESTful
20 68 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
21 65 (13.95%) Spring
22 63 (13.52%) WCF
22 63 (13.52%) ASP.NET
23 61 (13.09%) Linux
24 59 (12.66%) jQuery
25 57 (12.23%) Subversion
25 57 (12.23%) Microsoft
26 53 (11.37%) Oracle
26 53 (11.37%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (6.87%) Apache
2 23 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 22 (4.72%) CMS
4 18 (3.86%) Node.js
5 17 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (3.65%) JBoss
6 15 (3.22%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.79%) IIS
8 11 (2.36%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.36%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.50%) nginx
9 7 (1.50%) Confluence
10 6 (1.29%) Jetty
10 6 (1.29%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.07%) Drupal
12 3 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.07%) MS Project
3 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.64%) MS Office
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.43%) Radian6
4 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.21%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 68 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.86%) SaaS
3 4 (0.86%) Force.com
3 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.86%) GitHub
4 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.64%) Taleo
4 3 (0.64%) PaaS
4 3 (0.64%) Heroku
4 3 (0.64%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.43%) Office 365
5 2 (0.43%) Boomi
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.21%) Route 53
6 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.51%) HTTP
2 10 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.15%) Internet
3 9 (1.93%) FTP
4 8 (1.72%) Firewall
5 5 (1.07%) DNS
5 5 (1.07%) SSL
5 5 (1.07%) SAN
5 5 (1.07%) SMTP
6 4 (0.86%) AMQP
7 3 (0.64%) LDAP
8 2 (0.43%) LAN
8 2 (0.43%) WAN
8 2 (0.43%) DHCP
8 2 (0.43%) VPN
8 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.43%) CTI
8 2 (0.43%) IPsec
8 2 (0.43%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (24.03%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.01%) MySQL
3 35 (7.51%) Relational Database
4 25 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 24 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 24 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (3.65%) Hadoop
7 16 (3.43%) SQLite
8 15 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.00%) Big Data
10 13 (2.79%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.50%) DB2
15 7 (1.50%) HBase
15 7 (1.50%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (12.23%) Subversion
2 53 (11.37%) Maven
3 47 (10.09%) Git (software)
4 46 (9.87%) Jenkins
5 34 (7.30%) JUnit
6 29 (6.22%) JIRA
7 28 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (6.01%) Cucumber
8 24 (5.15%) Selenium
9 18 (3.86%) JMeter
10 17 (3.65%) NUnit
10 17 (3.65%) Mockito
11 16 (3.43%) Mercurial
12 15 (3.22%) TeamCity
12 15 (3.22%) Ant
12 15 (3.22%) Gradle
13 14 (3.00%) Visual Studio
14 13 (2.79%) Eclipse
15 12 (2.58%) Redmine
16 11 (2.36%) FogBugz
General
1 120 (25.75%) Finance
2 46 (9.87%) Banking
3 16 (3.43%) Retail
3 16 (3.43%) Front Office
4 14 (3.00%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.93%) Back Office
5 9 (1.93%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.93%) Marketing
6 8 (1.72%) Publishing
7 7 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.50%) Legal
8 5 (1.07%) Advertising
9 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.64%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 313 (67.17%) Developer
2 75 (16.09%) Java Developer
3 48 (10.30%) Senior Developer
4 43 (9.23%) C# Developer
5 39 (8.37%) .NET Developer
6 31 (6.65%) Analyst
6 31 (6.65%) Architect
7 24 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (3.65%) Android Developer
8 17 (3.65%) iOS Developer
8 17 (3.65%) Web Developer
9 16 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (3.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 14 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (2.79%) Consultant
12 11 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.36%) PHP Developer
12 11 (2.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (2.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (28.76%) XML
2 130 (27.90%) .NET
3 123 (26.39%) HTML
4 100 (21.46%) REST
5 95 (20.39%) SOAP
6 81 (17.38%) CSS
7 70 (15.02%) RESTful
8 65 (13.95%) Spring
9 63 (13.52%) ASP.NET
9 63 (13.52%) WCF
10 59 (12.66%) jQuery
11 52 (11.16%) JSON
12 45 (9.66%) J2EE
13 43 (9.23%) HTML5
14 38 (8.15%) AngularJS
15 37 (7.94%) Hibernate
16 36 (7.73%) Ajax
17 35 (7.51%) .NET Framework
17 35 (7.51%) JMS
18 30 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.30%) Mobile App
2 27 (5.79%) User Experience
3 22 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.58%) Client/Server
5 9 (1.93%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.50%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.29%) Derivative
9 5 (1.07%) Video on Demand
9 5 (1.07%) CMDB
9 5 (1.07%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.86%) iPhone
10 4 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.86%) Equities
10 4 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.64%) EMC Centera
11 3 (0.64%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.09%) Linux
2 48 (10.30%) Windows
3 35 (7.51%) Apple iOS
4 31 (6.65%) UNIX
5 30 (6.44%) Android
6 13 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.86%) Solaris
10 3 (0.64%) CentOS
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.21%) AIX
12 1 (0.21%) HPUX
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (35.62%) TDD
3 97 (20.82%) Scrum
4 96 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (19.53%) MVC
6 77 (16.52%) BDD
7 71 (15.24%) OO
8 50 (10.73%) Open Source
9 48 (10.30%) SOA
10 43 (9.23%) Kanban
11 38 (8.15%) Software Engineering
12 37 (7.94%) Unit Testing
13 33 (7.08%) Web Development
14 31 (6.65%) DevOps
15 30 (6.44%) iOS Development
16 28 (6.01%) Project Management
17 27 (5.79%) E-Commerce
17 27 (5.79%) SDLC
18 26 (5.58%) Multithreading
19 25 (5.36%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 188 (40.34%) Java
2 155 (33.26%) JavaScript
3 130 (27.90%) C#
4 116 (24.89%) SQL
5 37 (7.94%) PHP
6 36 (7.73%) Ruby
7 29 (6.22%) T-SQL
8 26 (5.58%) Scala
9 23 (4.94%) Python
10 21 (4.51%) Groovy
11 19 (4.08%) Objective-C
12 17 (3.65%) Shell Script
12 17 (3.65%) VB.NET
13 16 (3.43%) PowerShell
14 15 (3.22%) C++
14 15 (3.22%) Perl
15 14 (3.00%) VB
16 11 (2.36%) XPath
16 11 (2.36%) PHP5
17 10 (2.15%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 31 (6.65%) Degree
2 19 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.15%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.43%) 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%) MCITP
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) MCAD
7 1 (0.21%) MCSD
7 1 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.08%) QA
2 11 (2.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) BS7799
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.93%) Docker
3 8 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.72%) Varnish
4 4 (0.86%) vSphere
5 3 (0.64%) vCloud
5 3 (0.64%) GridGain
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.43%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (5.58%) Puppet
2 12 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.50%) Nagios
4 6 (1.29%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.07%) logstash
6 4 (0.86%) Ansible
6 4 (0.86%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.64%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.64%) Kibana
8 2 (0.43%) Salt
8 2 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.43%) Oozie
8 2 (0.43%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.43%) CA LISA
8 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 57 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.37%) Oracle
3 22 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (3.65%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.00%) VMware
5 14 (3.00%) IBM
6 13 (2.79%) Sybase
7 11 (2.36%) ServiceNow
8 10 (2.15%) Coverity
9 9 (1.93%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.72%) SAP
10 8 (1.72%) HP
11 7 (1.50%) Informatica
12 6 (1.29%) SOASTA, Inc
12 6 (1.29%) Google
13 5 (1.07%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.07%) Citrix
14 4 (0.86%) Software AG
14 4 (0.86%) Dell
14 4 (0.86%) Adobe
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Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £255 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
The Creative Emporium
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago