The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 27 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.43% 1.83% 5.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 7.41% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.43% 24.77% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 29
Average daily rate £250 £488 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% +77.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £335 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £650 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £46.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -3.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Poole - 3 - - 1
Bournemouth 0 1 - - 4
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) UML
3 6 (60.00%) Smartcard
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Windows CE
7 1 (10.00%) LESS
7 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Java Concurrency
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
7 1 (10.00%) Android Development

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
6 1 (10.00%) JDBC
6 1 (10.00%) Java Concurrency
6 1 (10.00%) LESS
6 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (20.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore