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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 41 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 211 208 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.11% 3.59% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.43% 12.24% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 133 152
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £550 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £30.83 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +5.29%
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
1571 1699 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.59% 29.29% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1261 1244 1281
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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.

1 232 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (40.41%) Java
3 137 (30.93%) TDD
4 136 (30.70%) HTML
5 132 (29.80%) JavaScript
6 118 (26.64%) XML
7 115 (25.96%) SQL
8 113 (25.51%) CSS
9 104 (23.48%) .NET
10 93 (20.99%) Finance
11 89 (20.09%) RESTful
12 87 (19.64%) C#
13 81 (18.28%) SOAP
14 79 (17.83%) REST
15 71 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
16 70 (15.80%) Scrum
16 70 (15.80%) MVC
17 69 (15.58%) OO
17 69 (15.58%) Spring
18 65 (14.67%) Linux
19 64 (14.45%) JSON
20 62 (14.00%) Oracle
21 61 (13.77%) SQL Server
21 61 (13.77%) HTML5
22 59 (13.32%) BDD
23 56 (12.64%) jQuery
23 56 (12.64%) Git (software)
24 55 (12.42%) SOA
25 48 (10.84%) ASP.NET
26 44 (9.93%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (5.42%) Apache
2 23 (5.19%) Node.js
3 20 (4.51%) Tomcat
4 19 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 18 (4.06%) WebSphere
6 16 (3.61%) JBoss
7 15 (3.39%) IIS
7 15 (3.39%) CMS
8 13 (2.93%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (1.13%) nginx
11 5 (1.13%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.90%) FileNet
12 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.68%) Confluence
13 3 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) MS Project
4 2 (0.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.90%) RMDS
2 4 (0.90%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.23%) Cordys
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.48%) Force.com
4 8 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.45%) SaaS
6 2 (0.45%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) GitHub
6 2 (0.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.23%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.23%) Heroku
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.39%) HTTP
2 11 (2.48%) Internet
3 9 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.13%) DNS
4 5 (1.13%) SSL
5 4 (0.90%) FTP
6 3 (0.68%) Intranet
6 3 (0.68%) DHCP
6 3 (0.68%) Firewall
7 2 (0.45%) DVB
7 2 (0.45%) MRTG
7 2 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) DWDM
8 1 (0.23%) OSPF
8 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.23%) SNMP
8 1 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.55%) MySQL
3 24 (5.42%) NoSQL
3 24 (5.42%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.39%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.48%) Big Data
9 10 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.81%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.81%) SQLite
11 8 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.58%) Redis
13 5 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.13%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 56 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.80%) Subversion
3 38 (8.58%) Maven
4 37 (8.35%) JIRA
5 36 (8.13%) Jenkins
6 31 (7.00%) Selenium
7 24 (5.42%) JUnit
8 23 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (4.97%) Cucumber
10 15 (3.39%) Visual Studio
10 15 (3.39%) Grunt
11 14 (3.16%) TeamCity
12 13 (2.93%) WebDriver
12 13 (2.93%) NUnit
13 12 (2.71%) Eclipse
13 12 (2.71%) Hudson
14 11 (2.48%) SoapUI
15 10 (2.26%) Ant
15 10 (2.26%) MSTest
16 9 (2.03%) JMeter
General
1 93 (20.99%) Finance
2 37 (8.35%) Banking
3 18 (4.06%) Front Office
3 18 (4.06%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.16%) Games
5 13 (2.93%) Retail
6 12 (2.71%) Back Office
7 10 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.81%) Publishing
8 8 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.58%) Marketing
10 5 (1.13%) Legal
11 4 (0.90%) Billing
12 3 (0.68%) Advertising
13 2 (0.45%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.45%) Hindi Language
14 1 (0.23%) German Language
14 1 (0.23%) Local Government
14 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.23%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 273 (61.63%) Developer
2 78 (17.61%) Java Developer
3 46 (10.38%) Senior Developer
4 39 (8.80%) Architect
5 26 (5.87%) C# Developer
6 25 (5.64%) .NET Developer
7 23 (5.19%) Consultant
8 20 (4.51%) Analyst
9 19 (4.29%) iOS Developer
10 17 (3.84%) Web Developer
11 14 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (3.16%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 13 (2.93%) Android Developer
12 13 (2.93%) PHP Developer
12 13 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.26%) Applications Developer
13 10 (2.26%) Applications Support
13 10 (2.26%) Business Analyst
13 10 (2.26%) Tester
13 10 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (30.70%) HTML
2 118 (26.64%) XML
3 113 (25.51%) CSS
4 104 (23.48%) .NET
5 89 (20.09%) RESTful
6 81 (18.28%) SOAP
7 79 (17.83%) REST
8 69 (15.58%) Spring
9 64 (14.45%) JSON
10 61 (13.77%) HTML5
11 56 (12.64%) jQuery
12 48 (10.84%) ASP.NET
13 41 (9.26%) Hibernate
14 39 (8.80%) J2EE
15 35 (7.90%) WCF
16 32 (7.22%) Ajax
17 31 (7.00%) AngularJS
18 30 (6.77%) CSS3
19 27 (6.09%) .NET Framework
20 21 (4.74%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.67%) Open Source
2 33 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.09%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.19%) User Experience
5 21 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.06%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.26%) Digital Media
7 10 (2.26%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.03%) Derivative
8 9 (2.03%) Online Games
8 9 (2.03%) W3C
8 9 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (1.81%) iPhone
9 8 (1.81%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (1.58%) Social Media
10 7 (1.58%) iPad
11 6 (1.35%) Streaming Video
12 5 (1.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.67%) Linux
2 38 (8.58%) Windows
3 32 (7.22%) Apple iOS
4 29 (6.55%) UNIX
5 25 (5.64%) Android
6 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.58%) Solaris
8 6 (1.35%) CentOS
8 6 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.68%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.68%) AIX
10 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.68%) VMS
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.23%) SUSE
12 1 (0.23%) Debian
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (30.93%) TDD
3 71 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (15.80%) Scrum
4 70 (15.80%) MVC
5 69 (15.58%) OO
6 59 (13.32%) BDD
7 55 (12.42%) SOA
8 36 (8.13%) E-Commerce
9 34 (7.67%) Unit Testing
10 28 (6.32%) Software Engineering
11 25 (5.64%) Pair Programming
11 25 (5.64%) DevOps
12 23 (5.19%) iOS Development
13 22 (4.97%) Waterfall
14 21 (4.74%) Test Automation
14 21 (4.74%) Web Development
14 21 (4.74%) CRM
15 20 (4.51%) Data Modelling
16 19 (4.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 179 (40.41%) Java
2 132 (29.80%) JavaScript
3 115 (25.96%) SQL
4 87 (19.64%) C#
5 36 (8.13%) Python
6 31 (7.00%) Ruby
7 28 (6.32%) Scala
8 27 (6.09%) PHP
9 19 (4.29%) Objective-C
10 14 (3.16%) Apex Code
11 13 (2.93%) Groovy
11 13 (2.93%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.26%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.26%) Perl
12 10 (2.26%) VB
13 7 (1.58%) C++
14 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.35%) VB6
15 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.13%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (9.26%) Degree
2 10 (2.26%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.26%) VCP4
3 9 (2.03%) ISEB
4 8 (1.81%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.90%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.68%) Siebel Certification
8 2 (0.45%) MCSE
8 2 (0.45%) MCITP
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MBA
9 1 (0.23%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.90%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.45%) HL7
4 1 (0.23%) DICOM
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) WCAG
4 1 (0.23%) WAI
4 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.68%) vSphere
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) Varnish
5 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (4.51%) Puppet
2 14 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.81%) Ansible
4 7 (1.58%) Vagrant
5 6 (1.35%) Nagios
6 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.90%) Salt
7 2 (0.45%) Opsview
7 2 (0.45%) SCOM
7 2 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.45%) logstash
7 2 (0.45%) yum
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.23%) nmon
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.23%) SCCM
8 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.23%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 62 (14.00%) Oracle
2 39 (8.80%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.29%) IBM
4 17 (3.84%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.48%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.48%) Google
6 10 (2.26%) SAP
7 8 (1.81%) VMware
8 7 (1.58%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.58%) New Relic
9 6 (1.35%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.35%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.13%) Zend
10 5 (1.13%) Splunk
10 5 (1.13%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.13%) Cisco
10 5 (1.13%) Siebel
11 4 (0.90%) Adobe
11 4 (0.90%) ION Trading
11 4 (0.90%) Kofax
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