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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 44 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.35% 8.93% 11.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 39.47% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 14
Average daily rate
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£370 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.42% -9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
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
50 38 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.48% 22.62% 40.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 47
Average daily rate £330 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +86.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 26 November 2014. 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 -27 1 £370 +13.84% 2
Plymouth - - - - 3
Barnstaple - - - -
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) JDeveloper
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (28.57%) BPEL
4 2 (28.57%) BPMN
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (14.29%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) JDeveloper
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) BPEL
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
3 2 (28.57%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP