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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 47 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 120 218 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.81% 4.24% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.16% 13.97% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 175 143
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
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
987 1561 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.37% 30.36% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1258 1288
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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.

1 133 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (47.81%) Java
3 81 (32.27%) TDD
4 68 (27.09%) Finance
5 65 (25.90%) XML
6 63 (25.10%) JavaScript
7 58 (23.11%) HTML
8 52 (20.72%) C#
8 52 (20.72%) REST
9 50 (19.92%) SQL
10 49 (19.52%) .NET
11 48 (19.12%) Linux
11 48 (19.12%) RESTful
11 48 (19.12%) BDD
12 47 (18.73%) Amazon AWS
13 45 (17.93%) Banking
14 42 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (16.33%) Scrum
16 37 (14.74%) SOAP
16 37 (14.74%) CSS
17 34 (13.55%) OO
18 33 (13.15%) SQL Server
18 33 (13.15%) Spring
19 30 (11.95%) ASP.NET
20 29 (11.55%) Git (software)
21 26 (10.36%) Hibernate
21 26 (10.36%) MVC
21 26 (10.36%) NoSQL
22 25 (9.96%) Jenkins
23 24 (9.56%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (8.37%) Node.js
2 17 (6.77%) CMS
3 14 (5.58%) JBoss
4 12 (4.78%) Apache
5 10 (3.98%) IIS
5 10 (3.98%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.59%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.59%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.59%) EPiServer CMS
8 4 (1.59%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.59%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.80%) Drupal
10 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.80%) nginx
10 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.80%) WMQI
Applications
1 9 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Endur
1 2 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.40%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.59%) GitHub
5 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.20%) PaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Heroku
6 2 (0.80%) SaaS
6 2 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
7 1 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.17%) HTTP
2 8 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.79%) FTP
3 7 (2.79%) LDAP
4 4 (1.59%) DNS
4 4 (1.59%) Firewall
4 4 (1.59%) Internet
4 4 (1.59%) SAN
4 4 (1.59%) SSL
5 3 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.80%) IPsec
6 2 (0.80%) LAN
6 2 (0.80%) WAN
7 1 (0.40%) DHCP
7 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.40%) IPv4
7 1 (0.40%) ISDN
7 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.40%) VPN
7 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.36%) NoSQL
3 22 (8.76%) MongoDB
4 18 (7.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (7.17%) MySQL
5 14 (5.58%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.98%) SQLite
7 7 (2.79%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.99%) Big Data
9 5 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.20%) OLTP
11 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.80%) Data Mart
12 2 (0.80%) DB2
12 2 (0.80%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 29 (11.55%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.96%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.97%) Cucumber
4 17 (6.77%) JUnit
5 16 (6.37%) JIRA
6 15 (5.98%) Subversion
7 14 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (5.18%) Maven
9 12 (4.78%) Mockito
10 11 (4.38%) Selenium
11 10 (3.98%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.79%) SpecFlow
12 7 (2.79%) Visual Studio
13 6 (2.39%) Hudson
14 5 (1.99%) Ant
14 5 (1.99%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.99%) WebDriver
15 4 (1.59%) EasyMock
16 3 (1.20%) FitNesse
16 3 (1.20%) WATIR
General
1 68 (27.09%) Finance
2 45 (17.93%) Banking
3 10 (3.98%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.79%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.39%) Advertising
5 6 (2.39%) Legal
6 3 (1.20%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
6 3 (1.20%) Retail
7 2 (0.80%) Front Office
7 2 (0.80%) Games
7 2 (0.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 152 (60.56%) Developer
2 59 (23.51%) Java Developer
3 24 (9.56%) Senior Developer
4 23 (9.16%) C# Developer
5 19 (7.57%) .NET Developer
6 18 (7.17%) Architect
6 18 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (5.58%) Android Developer
7 14 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (4.38%) Analyst
10 10 (3.98%) Agile Developer
11 9 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.59%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.19%) iOS Developer
13 7 (2.79%) Agile Java Developer
13 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 7 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (25.90%) XML
2 58 (23.11%) HTML
3 52 (20.72%) REST
4 49 (19.52%) .NET
5 48 (19.12%) RESTful
6 37 (14.74%) CSS
6 37 (14.74%) SOAP
7 33 (13.15%) Spring
8 30 (11.95%) ASP.NET
9 26 (10.36%) Hibernate
10 24 (9.56%) jQuery
11 23 (9.16%) HTML5
12 21 (8.37%) JSON
13 20 (7.97%) JMS
14 18 (7.17%) AngularJS
14 18 (7.17%) J2EE
15 15 (5.98%) Middleware
16 13 (5.18%) WCF
17 12 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (4.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.97%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.17%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.98%) User Experience
4 8 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.99%) IVR
6 5 (1.99%) Smartcard
7 4 (1.59%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.20%) CMDB
8 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.20%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.80%) Life Science
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.12%) Linux
2 24 (9.56%) Windows
3 16 (6.37%) Android
3 16 (6.37%) Unix
4 12 (4.78%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.78%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.80%) CentOS
6 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.80%) VMS
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.40%) Debian
7 1 (0.40%) SUSE
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (32.27%) TDD
3 48 (19.12%) BDD
4 42 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (16.33%) Scrum
6 34 (13.55%) OO
7 26 (10.36%) MVC
8 23 (9.16%) SOA
9 20 (7.97%) Pair Programming
10 19 (7.57%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.17%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (7.17%) DevOps
11 18 (7.17%) Open Source
12 16 (6.37%) Unit Testing
12 16 (6.37%) Web Development
13 15 (5.98%) SDLC
14 14 (5.58%) Android Development
14 14 (5.58%) High Availability
14 14 (5.58%) Multithreading
14 14 (5.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (47.81%) Java
2 63 (25.10%) JavaScript
3 52 (20.72%) C#
4 50 (19.92%) SQL
5 18 (7.17%) PHP
6 15 (5.98%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.58%) Python
8 12 (4.78%) Ruby
9 10 (3.98%) Groovy
9 10 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.98%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.98%) Scala
10 9 (3.59%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.59%) Perl
11 5 (1.99%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.59%) C
12 4 (1.59%) VBA
13 3 (1.20%) C++
13 3 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.17%) Degree
2 5 (1.99%) ISEB
2 5 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.40%) CCNA
4 1 (0.40%) CCNP
4 1 (0.40%) CCSA
4 1 (0.40%) CCSE
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.40%) CISSP
4 1 (0.40%) GIAC
4 1 (0.40%) MCITP
4 1 (0.40%) MCSE
4 1 (0.40%) MCT
4 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.37%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) HL7
3 1 (0.40%) MiFID
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.59%) Docker
2 7 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.59%) vSphere
4 3 (1.20%) NFS
4 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.80%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.80%) Varnish
6 1 (0.40%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.40%) Firmware
6 1 (0.40%) HDFS
6 1 (0.40%) LXC
6 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (6.77%) Puppet
2 11 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.39%) Nagios
4 5 (1.99%) Ansible
5 4 (1.59%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.80%) Control-M
6 2 (0.80%) Oozie
7 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.40%) EnCase
7 1 (0.40%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.40%) Mesos
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.40%) Packer
7 1 (0.40%) SELinux
7 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (8.76%) Oracle
2 20 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.38%) Sybase
4 9 (3.59%) ServiceNow
5 8 (3.19%) IBM
6 6 (2.39%) Cisco
6 6 (2.39%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.39%) VMware
7 4 (1.59%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.59%) SAP
8 3 (1.20%) Citrix
8 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.20%) Splunk
9 2 (0.80%) Akamai
9 2 (0.80%) F5
9 2 (0.80%) Facebook
9 2 (0.80%) ILOG
9 2 (0.80%) Twitter
9 2 (0.80%) WSO2
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Networking People
Rate: Negotiable / Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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ConSol Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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