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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 20 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.85% 0.45% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.25% 1.69% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Average daily rate
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£288 £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £150 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
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
32 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.53% 26.70% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 44
Average daily rate £300 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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
Bournemouth +6 9 £300 +100.00% 2
Poole - 1 £275 - 1
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Web Development
2 7 (53.85%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) vSphere
3 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) Symantec
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Data Security
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) VBScript
4 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Patch Management

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) JDBC
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) Swing
6 1 (7.69%) JNI
6 1 (7.69%) WebSockets
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Smartcard
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows CE
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Web Development
1 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Data Security
2 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) API Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) VBScript
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (53.85%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator
Dorset
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