The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 28 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.18% 4.86% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.93% 18.75% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £500 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £279 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £393 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 24.45% 25.95% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 27
Average daily rate £488 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -5 4 £500 +38.88% 2
Poole - - - - 1
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) XML
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) Sitecore
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) WCF
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) SOAP
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) Spring Web Flow
7 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Spring
7 4 (21.05%) CMS
7 4 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) CSS3

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (21.05%) CMS
1 4 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) HBase
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 4 (21.05%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 4 (21.05%) CRM Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (15.79%) CRM Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Web Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) JSON
5 5 (26.32%) WCF
5 5 (26.32%) SOAP
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (21.05%) Spring
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) Spring Integration
7 3 (15.79%) XSD
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.53%) REST
9 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
9 1 (5.26%) Middleware
9 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) Social Media
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) SEO
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) Groovy
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Sitecore
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.26%) Telerik
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) CA