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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 39 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 253 260 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.29% 3.59% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.42% 12.05% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 200 181
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 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 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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
1755 2157 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.75% 29.76% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1636 1692
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 202 (39.76%) Java
2 161 (31.69%) XML
3 149 (29.33%) HTML
4 148 (29.13%) JavaScript
5 146 (28.74%) SQL
6 145 (28.54%) TDD
7 140 (27.56%) .NET
8 134 (26.38%) C#
9 127 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 126 (24.80%) Finance
11 118 (23.23%) CSS
12 113 (22.24%) MVC
13 106 (20.87%) SQL Server
14 96 (18.90%) SOAP
15 94 (18.50%) Oracle
16 93 (18.31%) Spring
17 92 (18.11%) Scrum
18 84 (16.54%) OO
19 82 (16.14%) RESTful
19 82 (16.14%) BDD
19 82 (16.14%) REST
20 77 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
21 71 (13.98%) jQuery
22 68 (13.39%) ASP.NET
22 68 (13.39%) SOA
23 66 (12.99%) Windows
23 66 (12.99%) Degree
24 64 (12.60%) JSON
24 64 (12.60%) Linux
25 63 (12.40%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.09%) Apache
2 35 (6.89%) IIS
3 26 (5.12%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.12%) CMS
4 25 (4.92%) Node.js
5 22 (4.33%) Tomcat
6 18 (3.54%) WebLogic
6 18 (3.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (3.35%) Umbraco
8 14 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.77%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (1.18%) Mule
12 6 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.98%) Confluence
13 5 (0.98%) nginx
13 5 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.79%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (1.97%) MS Office
1 10 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.38%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.59%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.20%) Stata
7 1 (0.20%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 15 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.59%) Academy Housing
2 3 (0.59%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 3 (0.59%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.39%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.39%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.39%) RMDS
3 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.17%) SaaS
3 11 (2.17%) PaaS
3 11 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.97%) IaaS
5 9 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.98%) GitHub
7 4 (0.79%) Force.com
8 3 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.39%) Heroku
10 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.20%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.31%) HTTP
2 22 (4.33%) Internet
3 9 (1.77%) LDAP
4 8 (1.57%) SSL
5 7 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.38%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.18%) DNS
7 4 (0.79%) FTP
7 4 (0.79%) Firewall
8 3 (0.59%) AMQP
8 3 (0.59%) SNMP
8 3 (0.59%) VoIP
8 3 (0.59%) SAN
9 2 (0.39%) VPN
9 2 (0.39%) SMTP
9 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.39%) RTSP
10 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.20%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (20.87%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.46%) MySQL
3 42 (8.27%) Relational Database
4 38 (7.48%) NoSQL
5 33 (6.50%) MongoDB
6 31 (6.10%) Oracle Database
7 30 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.57%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.18%) SQLite
14 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.98%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (10.63%) JUnit
2 52 (10.24%) Selenium
3 50 (9.84%) Maven
4 44 (8.66%) Git (software)
5 41 (8.07%) Visual Studio
6 40 (7.87%) Subversion
7 37 (7.28%) Cucumber
8 30 (5.91%) TeamCity
9 29 (5.71%) NUnit
10 27 (5.31%) JIRA
10 27 (5.31%) Jenkins
11 25 (4.92%) SoapUI
12 23 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (3.35%) Ant
13 17 (3.35%) Mockito
13 17 (3.35%) Calabash
14 16 (3.15%) Xcode
15 15 (2.95%) CruiseControl
16 13 (2.56%) WATIR
16 13 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 126 (24.80%) Finance
2 63 (12.40%) Banking
3 29 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 24 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.35%) Front Office
6 16 (3.15%) Retail
7 14 (2.76%) Games
8 11 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.77%) Advertising
10 8 (1.57%) Marketing
11 5 (0.98%) Publishing
11 5 (0.98%) Local Government
11 5 (0.98%) Legal
12 4 (0.79%) Back Office
13 3 (0.59%) Billing
14 2 (0.39%) Law
15 1 (0.20%) Electronics
15 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 308 (60.63%) Developer
2 81 (15.94%) Java Developer
3 48 (9.45%) Senior Developer
4 36 (7.09%) .NET Developer
5 32 (6.30%) Analyst
6 30 (5.91%) Architect
7 26 (5.12%) iOS Developer
8 23 (4.53%) C# Developer
9 21 (4.13%) Tester
9 21 (4.13%) Software Engineer
10 18 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (3.15%) Web Developer
11 16 (3.15%) Test Leader
12 15 (2.95%) Front-End Developer
12 15 (2.95%) Consultant
12 15 (2.95%) PHP Developer
13 14 (2.76%) Test Analyst
14 12 (2.36%) Applications Support
14 12 (2.36%) SharePoint Developer
14 12 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (31.69%) XML
2 149 (29.33%) HTML
3 140 (27.56%) .NET
4 118 (23.23%) CSS
5 96 (18.90%) SOAP
6 93 (18.31%) Spring
7 82 (16.14%) RESTful
7 82 (16.14%) REST
8 71 (13.98%) jQuery
9 68 (13.39%) ASP.NET
10 64 (12.60%) JSON
11 59 (11.61%) HTML5
12 58 (11.42%) Hibernate
13 57 (11.22%) J2EE
14 41 (8.07%) WCF
15 40 (7.87%) .NET Framework
16 36 (7.09%) CSS3
17 35 (6.89%) Ajax
18 34 (6.69%) JMS
19 31 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.30%) Mobile App
2 31 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.74%) Open Source
4 18 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.56%) iPhone
6 12 (2.36%) iPad
6 12 (2.36%) N-Tier
7 11 (2.17%) Market Risk
7 11 (2.17%) Online Games
8 10 (1.97%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.38%) W3C
9 7 (1.38%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.18%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.18%) Social Media
10 6 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.98%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.98%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.98%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.98%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 66 (12.99%) Windows
2 64 (12.60%) Linux
3 47 (9.25%) Apple iOS
4 43 (8.46%) Android
5 37 (7.28%) UNIX
6 7 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.79%) Solaris
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.59%) CentOS
9 2 (0.39%) AIX
9 2 (0.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.20%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (28.54%) TDD
2 127 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (22.24%) MVC
4 92 (18.11%) Scrum
5 84 (16.54%) OO
6 82 (16.14%) BDD
7 77 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (13.39%) SOA
9 61 (12.01%) E-Commerce
9 61 (12.01%) Unit Testing
10 44 (8.66%) DevOps
11 43 (8.46%) Test Automation
12 37 (7.28%) Software Engineering
13 35 (6.89%) UML
13 35 (6.89%) Project Management
14 32 (6.30%) CRM
14 32 (6.30%) iOS Development
15 26 (5.12%) Migration
16 25 (4.92%) Content Management
16 25 (4.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (39.76%) Java
2 148 (29.13%) JavaScript
3 146 (28.74%) SQL
4 134 (26.38%) C#
5 47 (9.25%) Ruby
6 40 (7.87%) PHP
7 30 (5.91%) T-SQL
8 29 (5.71%) Objective-C
9 28 (5.51%) Scala
10 25 (4.92%) Python
11 21 (4.13%) PL/SQL
12 20 (3.94%) Shell Script
13 17 (3.35%) C++
14 14 (2.76%) C
14 14 (2.76%) Groovy
15 11 (2.17%) Bash Shell
15 11 (2.17%) PHP5
16 9 (1.77%) XPath
17 8 (1.57%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (12.99%) Degree
2 11 (2.17%) ISEB
3 9 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.39%) MCITP
7 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) MCSD
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) IIBA
8 1 (0.20%) MCPD
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.83%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.39%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.59%) Varnish
3 3 (0.59%) vCloud
3 3 (0.59%) HDFS
4 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.20%) RACF
5 1 (0.20%) Samba
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.20%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 20 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (3.35%) Puppet
3 11 (2.17%) Nagios
4 6 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.98%) Ansible
6 3 (0.59%) Opsview
7 2 (0.39%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.39%) Control-M
7 2 (0.39%) collectd
8 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.20%) WMI
8 1 (0.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (18.50%) Oracle
2 61 (12.01%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (3.94%) JBoss
4 20 (3.94%) Sitecore
5 15 (2.95%) Ektron
6 11 (2.17%) EPiServer
6 11 (2.17%) Google
7 10 (1.97%) Zend
7 10 (1.97%) IBM
8 9 (1.77%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.57%) Sybase
9 8 (1.57%) Apple
9 8 (1.57%) RedDot
9 8 (1.57%) hybris
9 8 (1.57%) New Relic
10 7 (1.38%) Akamai
10 7 (1.38%) HP
11 6 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.18%) Informatica
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