The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 20 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.04% 3.58% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.88% 14.49% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.13 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -2.57%
Web Services
West Midlands

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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 69 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 29.84% 24.73% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 14
Average daily rate £364 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.35 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) XML
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
6 12 (34.29%) WCF
6 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (34.29%) Scrum
7 11 (31.43%) XSLT
7 11 (31.43%) Open Source
8 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (25.71%) TDD
8 9 (25.71%) NUnit
8 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (22.86%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) CRM
9 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
9 8 (22.86%) WF
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (22.86%) REST
10 7 (20.00%) MSBuild
10 7 (20.00%) SpecFlow
10 7 (20.00%) ATDD
10 7 (20.00%) BDD
10 7 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (20.00%) NCover

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) NUnit
2 7 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 7 (20.00%) NCover
2 7 (20.00%) StyleCop
2 7 (20.00%) MSTest
2 7 (20.00%) NDepend
2 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 5 (14.29%) NuGet
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Automotive
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Integration Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.71%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.71%) CRM Architect
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (2.86%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 15 (42.86%) XML
3 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
4 12 (34.29%) WCF
5 11 (31.43%) XSLT
6 8 (22.86%) WF
6 8 (22.86%) REST
7 5 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (14.29%) NHibernate
7 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.29%) HTML
8 4 (11.43%) XML Schema
8 4 (11.43%) Ajax
9 2 (5.71%) Spring.NET
9 2 (5.71%) SOAP
10 1 (2.86%) CSS
10 1 (2.86%) Middleware
10 1 (2.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Open Source
2 7 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) DataPower
5 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Solaris
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 9 (25.71%) TDD
4 8 (22.86%) CRM
5 7 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (20.00%) BDD
5 7 (20.00%) ATDD
6 5 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) Validation
7 4 (11.43%) User Stories
7 4 (11.43%) Web Development
7 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Use Case
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Workflow
8 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.71%) SOA
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) SAP
5 3 (8.57%) webMethods
6 2 (5.71%) Motorola
7 1 (2.86%) CODA