The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Coventry region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 24 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 12 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.59% 2.64% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.63% 15.79% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Average daily rate £330 £288 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £318 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.55% 16.74% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 13 20
Average daily rate £325 £300 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £32.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% +82.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
West Midlands

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Coventry region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Coventry region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) MVC
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) WCF
6 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) J2EE
6 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 4 (17.39%) SOAP
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) SAP
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) IBM
7 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) Open Source
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Scala Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 6 (26.09%) WCF
5 5 (21.74%) REST
5 5 (21.74%) Spring
5 5 (21.74%) J2EE
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) LINQ
7 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (13.04%) JSP
8 2 (8.70%) XHTML
8 2 (8.70%) J2SE
8 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
8 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) OOD
6 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.35%) Network Management
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Ektron