The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 14 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 23 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.68% 2.90% 10.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.71% 13.73% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £199 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.67% -41.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £123 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £391 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
Web Services
South West

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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 51 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 31.32% 21.16% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 37
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £113 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 11 £375 - 1
Plymouth +6 9 £375 +88.67%
Barnstaple - 2 - - 2
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) ActiveMQ
3 11 (37.93%) Spring
3 11 (37.93%) RESTful
3 11 (37.93%) Apache Camel
4 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) Maven
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Groovy
5 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
5 9 (31.03%) BDD
5 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
5 9 (31.03%) Spock
5 9 (31.03%) Linked Data
5 9 (31.03%) Automation Testing
6 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
6 8 (27.59%) JIRA
7 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
7 7 (24.14%) IntelliJ
7 7 (24.14%) Open Source
7 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
8 6 (20.69%) XML
9 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
9 5 (17.24%) HTML
9 5 (17.24%) Change Management
10 4 (13.79%) Summit

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Maven
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
1 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
1 9 (31.03%) Spock
2 8 (27.59%) JIRA
3 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (24.14%) IntelliJ
4 3 (10.34%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) GUI Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Server Support
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) ActiveMQ
1 11 (37.93%) Spring
1 11 (37.93%) RESTful
1 11 (37.93%) Apache Camel
2 6 (20.69%) XML
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) JAX-RS
6 2 (6.90%) REST
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
7 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.45%) Core Animation
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) iOS SDK
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) XHTML
7 1 (3.45%) JAXB
7 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Linked Data
2 7 (24.14%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Animation
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.90%) NetWare
3 2 (6.90%) SUSE
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) BDD
2 9 (31.03%) Automation Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Development
8 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.45%) User Stories
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Groovy
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VB6
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) XAML
6 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) ZENworks
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Salt
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Novell
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle