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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 38 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 261 248 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.47% 4.31% 3.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.19% 14.47% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 170 176
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.03 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +26.72%
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
1718 1714 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 29.78% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1303 1592
Average daily rate £440 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 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 3 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.

1 237 (49.69%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (38.36%) Java
3 156 (32.70%) TDD
4 151 (31.66%) JavaScript
5 138 (28.93%) .NET
6 134 (28.09%) HTML
7 129 (27.04%) XML
8 126 (26.42%) C#
9 115 (24.11%) SQL
10 113 (23.69%) Finance
11 99 (20.75%) SOAP
12 98 (20.55%) SQL Server
13 97 (20.34%) CSS
14 92 (19.29%) REST
15 87 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (18.24%) Scrum
16 83 (17.40%) MVC
17 80 (16.77%) OO
17 80 (16.77%) RESTful
18 75 (15.72%) Amazon AWS
18 75 (15.72%) BDD
19 73 (15.30%) Linux
20 66 (13.84%) Spring
21 63 (13.21%) ASP.NET
22 62 (13.00%) Subversion
23 61 (12.79%) JSON
23 61 (12.79%) WCF
24 60 (12.58%) jQuery
25 55 (11.53%) Oracle
26 54 (11.32%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 34 (7.13%) Apache
2 27 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 23 (4.82%) CMS
4 21 (4.40%) JBoss
5 19 (3.98%) Node.js
6 16 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (3.14%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.73%) IIS
9 12 (2.52%) WebSphere
10 10 (2.10%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.68%) Confluence
12 7 (1.47%) nginx
13 6 (1.26%) Drupal
13 6 (1.26%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.84%) FileNet
14 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Process Server
15 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.63%) Jetty
Applications
1 16 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.84%) MS Project
2 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS Office
4 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.63%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.42%) Radian6
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 75 (15.72%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.47%) Force.com
4 6 (1.26%) GitHub
5 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.84%) Heroku
6 3 (0.63%) Taleo
6 3 (0.63%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.63%) 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
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.40%) HTTP
2 17 (3.56%) Internet
3 11 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.68%) DNS
4 8 (1.68%) Firewall
5 5 (1.05%) FTP
5 5 (1.05%) SSL
5 5 (1.05%) SAN
6 4 (0.84%) DHCP
6 4 (0.84%) AMQP
7 3 (0.63%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.42%) LAN
8 2 (0.42%) WAN
8 2 (0.42%) CTI
8 2 (0.42%) Intranet
8 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.42%) VPN
8 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.22%) MySQL
3 25 (5.24%) Relational Database
4 24 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (4.61%) MongoDB
6 19 (3.98%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.56%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.14%) SQLite
9 14 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.94%) Big Data
10 11 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.89%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.68%) HBase
13 8 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.47%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (13.00%) Subversion
2 52 (10.90%) Git (software)
3 51 (10.69%) Maven
4 49 (10.27%) Jenkins
5 33 (6.92%) JUnit
6 31 (6.50%) JIRA
7 29 (6.08%) Cucumber
8 28 (5.87%) Selenium
9 27 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (4.40%) Visual Studio
11 17 (3.56%) NUnit
12 16 (3.35%) TeamCity
13 15 (3.14%) JMeter
13 15 (3.14%) Jasmine
14 14 (2.94%) Hudson
15 13 (2.73%) Ant
15 13 (2.73%) Mercurial
16 12 (2.52%) Mockito
16 12 (2.52%) Gradle
17 11 (2.31%) Eclipse
General
1 113 (23.69%) Finance
2 39 (8.18%) Banking
3 19 (3.98%) Front Office
4 16 (3.35%) Financial Institution
5 13 (2.73%) Back Office
6 11 (2.31%) Retail
7 9 (1.89%) Marketing
7 9 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.47%) Publishing
9 5 (1.05%) Legal
10 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.84%) Advertising
10 4 (0.84%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Automotive
11 2 (0.42%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Games
11 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.42%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 307 (64.36%) Developer
2 84 (17.61%) Java Developer
3 55 (11.53%) Senior Developer
4 45 (9.43%) C# Developer
5 36 (7.55%) .NET Developer
5 36 (7.55%) Architect
6 30 (6.29%) Analyst
7 23 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (4.19%) Web Developer
8 20 (4.19%) Consultant
9 16 (3.35%) iOS Developer
10 15 (3.14%) Android Developer
11 14 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (2.31%) Lead Developer
15 10 (2.10%) Applications Developer
15 10 (2.10%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (28.93%) .NET
2 134 (28.09%) HTML
3 129 (27.04%) XML
4 99 (20.75%) SOAP
5 97 (20.34%) CSS
6 92 (19.29%) REST
7 80 (16.77%) RESTful
8 66 (13.84%) Spring
9 63 (13.21%) ASP.NET
10 61 (12.79%) JSON
10 61 (12.79%) WCF
11 60 (12.58%) jQuery
12 51 (10.69%) HTML5
13 43 (9.01%) Hibernate
14 41 (8.60%) J2EE
14 41 (8.60%) AngularJS
15 39 (8.18%) .NET Framework
16 33 (6.92%) Ajax
17 31 (6.50%) JMS
18 29 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.13%) Mobile App
2 33 (6.92%) User Experience
3 24 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.89%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.89%) Social Media
8 8 (1.68%) iPhone
9 7 (1.47%) iPad
9 7 (1.47%) Derivative
9 7 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.26%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.26%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.05%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.84%) DTV
12 4 (0.84%) Equities
12 4 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.30%) Linux
2 51 (10.69%) Windows
3 37 (7.76%) Apple iOS
4 27 (5.66%) Android
5 25 (5.24%) UNIX
6 21 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.89%) Solaris
8 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.84%) CentOS
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.42%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (49.69%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (32.70%) TDD
3 87 (18.24%) Scrum
3 87 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
4 83 (17.40%) MVC
5 80 (16.77%) OO
6 75 (15.72%) BDD
7 45 (9.43%) Open Source
8 39 (8.18%) SOA
9 38 (7.97%) SDLC
10 37 (7.76%) Unit Testing
11 36 (7.55%) Software Engineering
12 35 (7.34%) E-Commerce
12 35 (7.34%) Kanban
13 30 (6.29%) Web Development
13 30 (6.29%) iOS Development
14 27 (5.66%) DevOps
15 25 (5.24%) Pair Programming
16 24 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (4.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 183 (38.36%) Java
2 151 (31.66%) JavaScript
3 126 (26.42%) C#
4 115 (24.11%) SQL
5 40 (8.39%) PHP
6 36 (7.55%) Ruby
7 35 (7.34%) Python
8 26 (5.45%) Scala
9 21 (4.40%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.98%) Perl
11 18 (3.77%) Objective-C
12 17 (3.56%) Groovy
13 15 (3.14%) VB.NET
14 13 (2.73%) VB
14 13 (2.73%) C++
15 12 (2.52%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.52%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.89%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.89%) Apex Code
16 9 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (6.29%) Degree
2 18 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.26%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.84%) IBM Certification
6 3 (0.63%) ISEB
6 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.42%) MCSE
7 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.21%) MCITP
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) MCSA
8 1 (0.21%) CCNP
8 1 (0.21%) CCNA
8 1 (0.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.21%) MCAD
8 1 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.87%) QA
2 7 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
3 1 (0.21%) DICOM
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.89%) Varnish
4 6 (1.26%) vSphere
4 6 (1.26%) Docker
5 3 (0.63%) vCloud
6 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.42%) GridGain
6 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.21%) HDFS
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (5.66%) Puppet
2 14 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.89%) Nagios
4 6 (1.26%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.05%) logstash
6 4 (0.84%) Salt
6 4 (0.84%) Ansible
6 4 (0.84%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.63%) yum
7 3 (0.63%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.63%) 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%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 55 (11.53%) Oracle
2 54 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 22 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.56%) VMware
6 13 (2.73%) IBM
7 12 (2.52%) SAP
8 10 (2.10%) Coverity
9 8 (1.68%) HP
10 7 (1.47%) Sybase
10 7 (1.47%) Google
11 6 (1.26%) Splunk
11 6 (1.26%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.26%) Cisco
11 6 (1.26%) Citrix
11 6 (1.26%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.26%) Informatica
12 5 (1.05%) EMC
12 5 (1.05%) Zend
12 5 (1.05%) Atlassian
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