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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 42 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 234 269 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.99% 3.74% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.53% 12.65% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 219 184
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.82 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.34% +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -20.38%
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
1729 2127 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 29.58% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1616 1656
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 227 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (40.44%) Java
3 159 (31.67%) XML
4 152 (30.28%) JavaScript
4 152 (30.28%) HTML
5 148 (29.48%) TDD
6 143 (28.49%) SQL
7 136 (27.09%) .NET
8 127 (25.30%) C#
9 122 (24.30%) CSS
10 120 (23.90%) MVC
11 118 (23.51%) Finance
12 94 (18.73%) SQL Server
13 93 (18.53%) Spring
14 91 (18.13%) Oracle
15 87 (17.33%) SOAP
16 86 (17.13%) RESTful
17 85 (16.93%) OO
17 85 (16.93%) Scrum
18 82 (16.33%) BDD
19 81 (16.14%) REST
20 74 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
21 71 (14.14%) SOA
22 68 (13.55%) Degree
22 68 (13.55%) jQuery
23 67 (13.35%) ASP.NET
24 64 (12.75%) Windows
24 64 (12.75%) Linux
24 64 (12.75%) JSON
25 63 (12.55%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (7.17%) Apache
2 32 (6.37%) IIS
3 26 (5.18%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.78%) Node.js
5 23 (4.58%) Tomcat
6 21 (4.18%) CMS
7 17 (3.39%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 15 (2.99%) Umbraco
9 12 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (2.19%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (1.20%) Mule
14 5 (1.00%) nginx
14 5 (1.00%) Confluence
14 5 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.79%) MS Office
3 7 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) MS Project
5 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.20%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 11 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.60%) RMDS
2 3 (0.60%) Academy Housing
2 3 (0.60%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 3 (0.60%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.40%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Cordys
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.59%) PaaS
5 8 (1.59%) IaaS
6 7 (1.39%) SaaS
7 6 (1.20%) Force.com
8 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.60%) GitHub
9 2 (0.40%) Heroku
10 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.20%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.38%) HTTP
2 20 (3.98%) Internet
3 8 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.59%) LDAP
4 7 (1.39%) DNS
4 7 (1.39%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.39%) SSL
5 4 (0.80%) Firewall
6 3 (0.60%) SAN
6 3 (0.60%) VoIP
6 3 (0.60%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.60%) SNMP
6 3 (0.60%) AMQP
7 2 (0.40%) FTP
7 2 (0.40%) SMTP
7 2 (0.40%) VPN
7 2 (0.40%) RTSP
8 1 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.20%) SSH
8 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.57%) MySQL
3 38 (7.57%) Relational Database
4 36 (7.17%) NoSQL
5 29 (5.78%) Oracle Database
6 28 (5.58%) MongoDB
7 27 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.39%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.39%) Redis
13 6 (1.20%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.20%) SQLite
13 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.20%) MS Access
13 6 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (9.96%) JUnit
2 48 (9.56%) Git (software)
3 47 (9.36%) Maven
4 46 (9.16%) Selenium
5 41 (8.17%) Visual Studio
6 40 (7.97%) Subversion
7 36 (7.17%) Cucumber
8 30 (5.98%) TeamCity
9 28 (5.58%) NUnit
10 27 (5.38%) JIRA
11 21 (4.18%) Jenkins
12 20 (3.98%) SoapUI
13 19 (3.78%) Mockito
13 19 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (3.59%) Calabash
15 16 (3.19%) Xcode
16 13 (2.59%) CruiseControl
16 13 (2.59%) Mercurial
16 13 (2.59%) WebDriver
17 12 (2.39%) Robotium
General
1 118 (23.51%) Finance
2 61 (12.15%) Banking
3 33 (6.57%) Investment Banking
4 22 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.59%) Front Office
6 15 (2.99%) Retail
7 13 (2.59%) Games
8 10 (1.99%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.79%) Advertising
10 8 (1.59%) Marketing
11 6 (1.20%) Local Government
12 5 (1.00%) Publishing
12 5 (1.00%) Legal
13 4 (0.80%) Back Office
14 3 (0.60%) Billing
15 2 (0.40%) Law
16 1 (0.20%) Electronics
16 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 317 (63.15%) Developer
2 82 (16.33%) Java Developer
3 52 (10.36%) Senior Developer
4 34 (6.77%) .NET Developer
5 32 (6.37%) Analyst
6 27 (5.38%) C# Developer
6 27 (5.38%) iOS Developer
7 25 (4.98%) Architect
8 22 (4.38%) Software Engineer
9 20 (3.98%) PHP Developer
10 19 (3.78%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (3.59%) Tester
12 17 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
13 15 (2.99%) Web Developer
14 14 (2.79%) Test Analyst
14 14 (2.79%) Consultant
15 13 (2.59%) SharePoint Developer
16 12 (2.39%) C# .NET Developer
16 12 (2.39%) Test Leader
17 11 (2.19%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (31.67%) XML
2 152 (30.28%) HTML
3 136 (27.09%) .NET
4 122 (24.30%) CSS
5 93 (18.53%) Spring
6 87 (17.33%) SOAP
7 86 (17.13%) RESTful
8 81 (16.14%) REST
9 68 (13.55%) jQuery
10 67 (13.35%) ASP.NET
11 64 (12.75%) JSON
12 62 (12.35%) J2EE
13 59 (11.75%) Hibernate
14 58 (11.55%) HTML5
15 39 (7.77%) Ajax
15 39 (7.77%) .NET Framework
16 35 (6.97%) WCF
17 33 (6.57%) CSS3
18 32 (6.37%) JMS
19 31 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.17%) Computer Science
2 32 (6.37%) Mobile App
2 32 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.38%) Open Source
4 18 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.19%) User Experience
6 13 (2.59%) iPhone
7 12 (2.39%) iPad
7 12 (2.39%) Market Risk
8 11 (2.19%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.99%) Online Games
10 9 (1.79%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.20%) Social Media
11 6 (1.20%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.20%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.20%) Derivative
11 6 (1.20%) W3C
11 6 (1.20%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.00%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 64 (12.75%) Windows
1 64 (12.75%) Linux
2 48 (9.56%) Apple iOS
3 42 (8.37%) Android
4 40 (7.97%) UNIX
5 6 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.80%) Solaris
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.40%) AIX
8 2 (0.40%) HPUX
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.20%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (29.48%) TDD
3 120 (23.90%) MVC
4 85 (16.93%) Scrum
4 85 (16.93%) OO
5 82 (16.33%) BDD
6 74 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (14.14%) SOA
8 63 (12.55%) Unit Testing
9 62 (12.35%) E-Commerce
10 39 (7.77%) Test Automation
11 36 (7.17%) Software Engineering
11 36 (7.17%) DevOps
12 35 (6.97%) Project Management
13 33 (6.57%) iOS Development
14 32 (6.37%) UML
15 28 (5.58%) CRM
16 27 (5.38%) Multithreading
17 26 (5.18%) Integration Testing
18 25 (4.98%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 203 (40.44%) Java
2 152 (30.28%) JavaScript
3 143 (28.49%) SQL
4 127 (25.30%) C#
5 42 (8.37%) PHP
6 41 (8.17%) Ruby
7 31 (6.18%) Scala
8 30 (5.98%) Objective-C
9 25 (4.98%) T-SQL
10 21 (4.18%) Python
11 19 (3.78%) PL/SQL
12 18 (3.59%) Shell Script
13 17 (3.39%) C++
14 12 (2.39%) PHP5
15 11 (2.19%) C
16 10 (1.99%) Groovy
17 9 (1.79%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.79%) XPath
18 8 (1.59%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 68 (13.55%) Degree
2 9 (1.79%) ISEB
3 7 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.40%) MCSD
6 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCITP
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) IIBA
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.56%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.40%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.60%) HDFS
3 3 (0.60%) Varnish
4 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.20%) vCloud
4 1 (0.20%) ACF2
4 1 (0.20%) RACF
4 1 (0.20%) Samba
4 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 15 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (2.59%) Puppet
3 8 (1.59%) Nagios
4 5 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.60%) Ansible
5 3 (0.60%) Opsview
6 2 (0.40%) Control-M
6 2 (0.40%) collectd
6 2 (0.40%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.20%) WMI
7 1 (0.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.20%) SCOM
7 1 (0.20%) Salt
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 91 (18.13%) Oracle
2 58 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (4.38%) JBoss
5 16 (3.19%) Sitecore
6 14 (2.79%) IBM
7 13 (2.59%) Ektron
8 11 (2.19%) Google
8 11 (2.19%) Zend
9 10 (1.99%) EPiServer
10 9 (1.79%) New Relic
10 9 (1.79%) RedDot
10 9 (1.79%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.59%) Sybase
12 7 (1.39%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.39%) Informatica
12 7 (1.39%) Apple
12 7 (1.39%) hybris
13 6 (1.20%) Akamai
13 6 (1.20%) HP
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