The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 18 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.56% 1.89% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 14.71% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£540 £563 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £358 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £589 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -20.38%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.97% 12.88% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 33
Average daily rate £500 £470 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -13.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £650 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Front Office
4 2 (33.33%) Equities
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
5 1 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe
5 1 (16.67%) XQuery
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Interwoven
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Documentum
2 1 (16.67%) Alfresco
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) jMock
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VBA Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Excel Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) WSDL
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) AOP
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) XQuery
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Interwoven