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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 19 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.56% 0.41% 6.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.91% 1.82% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
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
46 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.09% 22.45% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 33
Average daily rate £325 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £13.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +212.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 August 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 - 10 - - 2
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
3 7 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (50.00%) WCF
3 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) vSphere
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Symantec
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) VBScript
5 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
5 5 (35.71%) Data Security
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (35.71%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) Swing
6 1 (7.14%) JNI
6 1 (7.14%) JDBC
6 1 (7.14%) WebSockets
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Web Development
1 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Data Security
2 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
3 3 (21.43%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) API Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) VBScript
3 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (21.43%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Symantec
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator