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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 34 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 185 113 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.85% 3.31% 4.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.60% 10.24% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 85 189
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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
1186 1103 1708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.47% 32.31% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1009 928 1367
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £23.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 201 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (38.79%) Java
3 128 (32.24%) TDD
4 121 (30.48%) JavaScript
5 120 (30.23%) REST
6 112 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
6 112 (28.21%) SQL
6 112 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
7 109 (27.46%) HTML
8 99 (24.94%) Finance
9 98 (24.69%) Scrum
10 92 (23.17%) .NET
10 92 (23.17%) Git (software)
11 89 (22.42%) C#
11 89 (22.42%) SOAP
12 84 (21.16%) XML
12 84 (21.16%) MVC
13 81 (20.40%) CSS
14 78 (19.65%) SQL Server
15 69 (17.38%) RESTful
15 69 (17.38%) AngularJS
16 65 (16.37%) DevOps
17 64 (16.12%) Spring
18 58 (14.61%) Oracle
19 53 (13.35%) JSON
19 53 (13.35%) BDD
20 52 (13.10%) Banking
21 51 (12.85%) Web Development
21 51 (12.85%) Microsoft
21 51 (12.85%) Node.js

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.53%) JBoss
2 17 (4.28%) Apache Spark
3 16 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.78%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.53%) Apache
6 13 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (3.02%) IIS
7 12 (3.02%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.76%) CMS
10 7 (1.76%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.51%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.01%) FileNet
12 4 (1.01%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.76%) Confluence
13 3 (0.76%) Mule
13 3 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) MS Office
2 2 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.25%) Radian6
3 1 (0.25%) RMDS
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 112 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.79%) GitHub
4 16 (4.03%) TestFlight
5 14 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.02%) Force.com
6 8 (2.02%) IaaS
6 8 (2.02%) SaaS
7 6 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.76%) G Suite
8 3 (0.76%) Google Play
8 3 (0.76%) Office 365
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.50%) FinancialForce.com
9 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.50%) PaaS
9 2 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.30%) Internet
2 23 (5.79%) HTTP
3 10 (2.52%) DNS
4 9 (2.27%) VPN
5 6 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.26%) Firewall
6 5 (1.26%) LDAP
6 5 (1.26%) Network Security
7 4 (1.01%) CTI
7 4 (1.01%) SMTP
7 4 (1.01%) SNMP
8 3 (0.76%) FTP
8 3 (0.76%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.76%) SMS
8 3 (0.76%) SSL
9 2 (0.50%) DHCP
9 2 (0.50%) LAN
9 2 (0.50%) WAN
9 2 (0.50%) Wireless
9 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (19.65%) SQL Server
2 48 (12.09%) MongoDB
3 35 (8.82%) MySQL
4 33 (8.31%) Big Data
5 31 (7.81%) SQLite
6 22 (5.54%) NoSQL
7 20 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (4.28%) Hadoop
8 17 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (4.03%) CouchDB
10 15 (3.78%) Relational Database
11 12 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (2.02%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.51%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 92 (23.17%) Git (software)
2 48 (12.09%) Jenkins
3 34 (8.56%) Subversion
4 26 (6.55%) Gradle
4 26 (6.55%) JIRA
5 25 (6.30%) Maven
6 21 (5.29%) IntelliJ
6 21 (5.29%) Selenium
7 17 (4.28%) Cucumber
8 16 (4.03%) JUnit
9 15 (3.78%) Vagrant
10 14 (3.53%) WebDriver
11 13 (3.27%) SoapUI
12 12 (3.02%) Ant
13 11 (2.77%) CruiseControl
13 11 (2.77%) Hudson
13 11 (2.77%) Mockito
14 10 (2.52%) Eclipse
15 9 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (24.94%) Finance
2 52 (13.10%) Banking
3 21 (5.29%) Retail
4 17 (4.28%) Marketing
5 16 (4.03%) Back Office
6 11 (2.77%) Front Office
7 10 (2.52%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.02%) Games
9 8 (2.02%) Legal
10 5 (1.26%) Advertising
11 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 277 (69.77%) Developer
2 75 (18.89%) Java Developer
3 74 (18.64%) Senior Developer
4 44 (11.08%) .NET Developer
5 34 (8.56%) Architect
6 29 (7.30%) C# Developer
7 26 (6.55%) iOS Developer
8 23 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 21 (5.29%) Analyst
9 21 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (4.53%) Android Developer
11 18 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (4.53%) Senior iOS Developer
12 16 (4.03%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.78%) Angular Developer
13 15 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 15 (3.78%) Senior Android Developer
14 13 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (30.23%) REST
2 109 (27.46%) HTML
3 92 (23.17%) .NET
4 89 (22.42%) SOAP
5 84 (21.16%) XML
6 81 (20.40%) CSS
7 69 (17.38%) AngularJS
7 69 (17.38%) RESTful
8 64 (16.12%) Spring
9 53 (13.35%) JSON
10 51 (12.85%) Node.js
11 49 (12.34%) HTML5
12 40 (10.08%) jQuery
13 39 (9.82%) ASP.NET
13 39 (9.82%) React
14 34 (8.56%) J2EE
15 28 (7.05%) JSP
16 26 (6.55%) Hibernate
16 26 (6.55%) Play Framework
17 24 (6.05%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 27 (6.80%) User Experience
3 21 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.77%) RIA
6 10 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.52%) Data Integration
6 10 (2.52%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.02%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.76%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.51%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.51%) Equities
10 6 (1.51%) Fintech
10 6 (1.51%) Grid Computing
10 6 (1.51%) IVR
10 6 (1.51%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.34%) Linux
2 33 (8.31%) Windows
3 29 (7.30%) Apple iOS
4 28 (7.05%) Unix
5 20 (5.04%) Android
6 7 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.01%) CentOS
7 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (32.24%) TDD
3 112 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (24.69%) Scrum
5 84 (21.16%) MVC
6 65 (16.37%) DevOps
7 53 (13.35%) BDD
8 51 (12.85%) Web Development
9 50 (12.59%) E-Commerce
10 49 (12.34%) Open Source
10 49 (12.34%) Software Engineering
11 48 (12.09%) Unit Testing
12 46 (11.59%) OO
12 46 (11.59%) SOA
13 41 (10.33%) Pair Programming
14 40 (10.08%) High Availability
15 39 (9.82%) Front End Development
16 38 (9.57%) Kanban
17 34 (8.56%) Configuration Management
18 32 (8.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (38.79%) Java
2 121 (30.48%) JavaScript
3 112 (28.21%) SQL
4 89 (22.42%) C#
5 40 (10.08%) Python
6 34 (8.56%) PHP
7 33 (8.31%) Scala
8 26 (6.55%) Ruby
9 22 (5.54%) Objective-C
10 21 (5.29%) Apple Swift
11 15 (3.78%) Perl
11 15 (3.78%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.02%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.02%) ES6
13 11 (2.77%) Apex Code
13 11 (2.77%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.27%) C
14 9 (2.27%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.76%) Go
15 7 (1.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (4.79%) Degree
1 19 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.01%) ISEB
3 4 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.50%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.25%) CCNP
5 1 (0.25%) CCSA
5 1 (0.25%) CCSE
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.25%) CISSP
5 1 (0.25%) CITP
5 1 (0.25%) GIAC
5 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.25%) MCSD
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.31%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) SDET
3 4 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.01%) HL7
4 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.50%) WCAG
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) MiFID
5 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 25 (6.30%) Docker
2 15 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.50%) HDFS
4 2 (0.50%) NFS
5 1 (0.25%) Firmware
5 1 (0.25%) Gluster
5 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) iptables
5 1 (0.25%) vCloud
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (7.81%) Puppet
2 21 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.28%) Ansible
4 14 (3.53%) Kubernetes
5 10 (2.52%) MOM
6 8 (2.02%) Terraform
7 3 (0.76%) Nagios
7 3 (0.76%) Oozie
8 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.50%) Packer
9 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.25%) Graphite
9 1 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.25%) Kibana
9 1 (0.25%) logstash
9 1 (0.25%) Mesos
9 1 (0.25%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.25%) Salt
9 1 (0.25%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 58 (14.61%) Oracle
2 51 (12.85%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.05%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (5.54%) New Relic
5 21 (5.29%) VMware
6 15 (3.78%) Google
6 15 (3.78%) IBM
7 13 (3.27%) MuleSoft
8 8 (2.02%) Rackspace
8 8 (2.02%) Splunk
8 8 (2.02%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.76%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.51%) Serena
11 5 (1.26%) Adobe
11 5 (1.26%) Cognos
11 5 (1.26%) Informatica
12 4 (1.01%) Lotus
12 4 (1.01%) SAP
12 4 (1.01%) Talend
12 4 (1.01%) Teradata
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