The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 55 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 41 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.59% 3.34% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.20% 12.11% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 19
Average daily rate
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£366 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -20.38%
Web Services
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
366 454 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.14% 27.60% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 239 153
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
Nottinghamshire +7 20 £325 +8.33% 4
Northamptonshire +6 9 £400 -5.88% 7
Leicestershire 0 7 £325 +18.18% 4
Derbyshire -7 1 £310 +24.00% 2
Lincolnshire - - - - 4
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 70 (59.83%) .NET
2 68 (58.12%) C#
3 46 (39.32%) SQL Server
4 43 (36.75%) XML
5 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (32.48%) JavaScript
7 33 (28.21%) WCF
8 32 (27.35%) HTML
9 27 (23.08%) Java
10 26 (22.22%) WPF
11 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET
12 24 (20.51%) SOAP
13 22 (18.80%) SQL
13 22 (18.80%) MVC
14 21 (17.95%) XSD
14 21 (17.95%) XSLT
14 21 (17.95%) REST
15 20 (17.09%) jQuery
16 19 (16.24%) CSS
17 17 (14.53%) JSON
18 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (11.97%) Finance
20 13 (11.11%) Oracle
20 13 (11.11%) SOA
20 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
20 13 (11.11%) Ajax
21 12 (10.26%) WSDL
21 12 (10.26%) Linux
22 11 (9.40%) J2EE

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.84%) NetWeaver
3 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.42%) CMS
5 3 (2.56%) Apache
5 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.71%) CICS
6 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.71%) IIS
6 2 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.71%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Line 500
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) PaaS
3 3 (2.56%) IaaS
3 3 (2.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) HTTP
2 8 (6.84%) HTTPS
2 8 (6.84%) LDAP
3 4 (3.42%) Internet
4 3 (2.56%) Firewall
5 2 (1.71%) DMZ
5 2 (1.71%) Intranet
6 1 (0.85%) LAN
6 1 (0.85%) WAN
6 1 (0.85%) SSL
6 1 (0.85%) SAN
6 1 (0.85%) SSH
6 1 (0.85%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (39.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.27%) DB2
7 4 (3.42%) OLAP
7 4 (3.42%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.71%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.71%) MySQL
9 1 (0.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.84%) NUnit
3 7 (5.98%) MSTest
4 6 (5.13%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.27%) Subversion
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.56%) Ant
7 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.71%) Maven
8 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.85%) Gradle
9 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.85%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.85%) Introscope
9 1 (0.85%) JMeter
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (1.71%) Front Office
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (72.65%) Developer
2 41 (35.04%) C# Developer
3 23 (19.66%) .NET Developer
4 20 (17.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Architect
7 9 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.84%) WPF Developer
9 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Consultant
11 4 (3.42%) Web Applications Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Designer
12 3 (2.56%) C# Web Developer
12 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
12 3 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
13 2 (1.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (59.83%) .NET
2 43 (36.75%) XML
3 33 (28.21%) WCF
4 32 (27.35%) HTML
5 26 (22.22%) WPF
6 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET
7 24 (20.51%) SOAP
8 21 (17.95%) XSD
8 21 (17.95%) XSLT
8 21 (17.95%) REST
9 20 (17.09%) jQuery
10 19 (16.24%) CSS
11 17 (14.53%) JSON
12 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (11.11%) Ajax
14 12 (10.26%) WSDL
15 11 (9.40%) J2EE
15 11 (9.40%) RESTful
16 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (8.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) N-Tier
2 9 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.42%) Open Source
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.56%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) RIA
7 1 (0.85%) DataPower
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) EMV
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) Linux
2 9 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.71%) UNIX
4 2 (1.71%) SUSE
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.80%) MVC
3 13 (11.11%) SOA
4 9 (7.69%) OO
5 8 (6.84%) OOP
5 8 (6.84%) Kanban
5 8 (6.84%) MVVM
5 8 (6.84%) Scrum
6 7 (5.98%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.27%) CRM
7 5 (4.27%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.27%) Multithreading
8 4 (3.42%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.42%) Validation
8 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.42%) Web Development
9 3 (2.56%) Release Management
9 3 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (58.12%) C#
2 38 (32.48%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.08%) Java
4 22 (18.80%) SQL
5 10 (8.55%) C++
6 9 (7.69%) XAML
7 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.56%) Groovy
9 3 (2.56%) PHP
9 3 (2.56%) Python
9 3 (2.56%) C
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.69%) Degree
3 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Ansible
2 4 (3.42%) Puppet
3 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) SAP
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.98%) Intel
5 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.27%) Google
6 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.71%) Splunk
6 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.71%) IBM
6 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.71%) VMware
6 2 (1.71%) Software AG
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) CA
7 1 (0.85%) Motorola