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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 19 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.62% 1.59% 6.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.81% 5.88% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Average daily rate
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£288 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £188 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £488 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.64%
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
21 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.99% 26.98% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 37
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £565 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £165.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 -1 4 £300 -11.11%
Poole - 1 £275 -
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) C
4 7 (58.33%) UML
4 7 (58.33%) REST
5 6 (50.00%) SOAP
5 6 (50.00%) Smartcard
5 6 (50.00%) C++
5 6 (50.00%) Subversion
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
6 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) WCF
8 3 (25.00%) Web Development
8 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) XenApp
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) vSphere
8 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (25.00%) Data Security
8 3 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
5 1 (8.33%) LESS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Swing
5 1 (8.33%) JNI
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows CE
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Security
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) C
3 6 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator
2 1 (8.33%) Apple