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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 9 12 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Contract jobs citing Web Services 22 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.09% 9.43% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.85% 25.32% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 0
Average daily rate £376 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
65 79 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 35.71% 37.26% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 23
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 10 £388 +3.33% 8
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 37 (75.51%) Java
1 37 (75.51%) RESTful
2 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (59.18%) BDD
4 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
5 20 (40.82%) Cucumber
5 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared
5 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
6 19 (38.78%) Scrum
7 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
8 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
9 12 (24.49%) HTML
10 11 (22.45%) Groovy
10 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
10 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
11 10 (20.41%) Web Development
11 10 (20.41%) TDD
11 10 (20.41%) .NET
11 10 (20.41%) RDBMS
12 9 (18.37%) CSS
12 9 (18.37%) C#
12 9 (18.37%) Regression Testing
12 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
13 8 (16.33%) Build Automation
13 8 (16.33%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (16.33%) Front End Development
13 8 (16.33%) N-Tier
14 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (12.24%) C

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) Jetty
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
2 10 (20.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.20%) NUnit
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.12%) IntelliJ
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Test Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Java Web Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Software Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Web Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
8 4 (8.16%) Developer in Test
8 4 (8.16%) QA Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
8 4 (8.16%) Software QA Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Software QA Tester
9 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) RESTful
2 12 (24.49%) HTML
3 10 (20.41%) .NET
4 9 (18.37%) CSS
5 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.16%) Spring
6 4 (8.16%) XML
7 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (6.12%) Apache Camel
7 3 (6.12%) REST
7 3 (6.12%) Swagger
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.08%) JSON
8 2 (4.08%) SOAP
9 1 (2.04%) Java EE
9 1 (2.04%) jQuery
9 1 (2.04%) WinForms
9 1 (2.04%) WPF
9 1 (2.04%) XHTML
9 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Solaris
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) BDD
3 19 (38.78%) Scrum
4 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
5 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
7 10 (20.41%) TDD
7 10 (20.41%) Web Development
8 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Regression Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Build Automation
9 8 (16.33%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (16.33%) Front End Development
10 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.08%) API Development
11 2 (4.08%) Microservices
11 2 (4.08%) OOP
11 2 (4.08%) SDLC
11 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
12 1 (2.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) Groovy
4 9 (18.37%) C#
5 6 (12.24%) C
5 6 (12.24%) SQL
6 2 (4.08%) VB
6 2 (4.08%) VB6
7 1 (2.04%) Delphi
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared
1 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO 14001
1 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.16%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
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