The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 33 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 125 205 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.12% 7.16% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.22% 26.15% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 99 108
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.59 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.43%
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
589 784 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.14% 27.36% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 458 588
Median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% +46.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.00 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £41.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Web Services
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +5 54 £325 -16.12% 28
Cambridgeshire -15 25 £400 +9.58% 29
Bedfordshire +13 22 £394 +6.77% 11
Essex -23 12 £475 +58.33% 6
Suffolk -7 9 £425 - 3
Norfolk -1 3 £510 +13.33% 3
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 141 (51.27%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (46.55%) Java
3 93 (33.82%) SOAP
4 82 (29.82%) SQL
5 79 (28.73%) XML
6 73 (26.55%) HTML
6 73 (26.55%) REST
7 72 (26.18%) SQL Server
8 51 (18.55%) JavaScript
9 47 (17.09%) .NET
10 45 (16.36%) SOA
11 43 (15.64%) J2EE
11 43 (15.64%) Oracle
11 43 (15.64%) Linux
11 43 (15.64%) AngularJS
12 42 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
12 42 (15.27%) Finance
13 41 (14.91%) C#
14 36 (13.09%) Microsoft
14 36 (13.09%) TDD
15 34 (12.36%) OO
16 32 (11.64%) JSON
17 31 (11.27%) Git (software)
17 31 (11.27%) CSS
17 31 (11.27%) SAP
18 30 (10.91%) Relational Database
18 30 (10.91%) Open Source
19 29 (10.55%) CRM
19 29 (10.55%) Scrum
20 28 (10.18%) HTML5

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (8.36%) WebSphere
2 16 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.82%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.09%) Apache
3 14 (5.09%) IIS
4 10 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.91%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.18%) CMS
6 6 (2.18%) Mule
7 5 (1.82%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.45%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.09%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.09%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.73%) JBoss
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.00%) SAP CRM
1 11 (4.00%) SAP ERP
2 10 (3.64%) Magento
3 9 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.36%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (2.91%) CloudFront
4 5 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.09%) Force.com
6 3 (1.09%) Heroku
6 3 (1.09%) IaaS
6 3 (1.09%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Office 365
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.55%) Internet
2 6 (2.18%) FTP
2 6 (2.18%) HTTP
3 4 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (1.45%) IPsec
4 3 (1.09%) Network Security
5 2 (0.73%) AMQP
5 2 (0.73%) DHCP
5 2 (0.73%) DNS
5 2 (0.73%) SMS
5 2 (0.73%) Wireless
6 1 (0.36%) Firewall
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
6 1 (0.36%) SSH
6 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (26.18%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.64%) MySQL
4 17 (6.18%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.45%) DB2
5 15 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.36%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.45%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (1.09%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.73%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 31 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.91%) Subversion
3 18 (6.55%) AccuRev
4 12 (4.36%) SoapUI
5 11 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.55%) Ant
7 7 (2.55%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.55%) JIRA
7 7 (2.55%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.55%) Selenium
7 7 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.18%) JUnit
9 5 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.82%) Maven
9 5 (1.82%) Mockito
9 5 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.45%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (15.27%) Finance
2 19 (6.91%) Marketing
3 13 (4.73%) Retail
4 10 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.18%) Automotive
5 6 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 159 (57.82%) Developer
2 65 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 36 (13.09%) Architect
4 25 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (7.64%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.27%) J2EE Developer
7 19 (6.91%) Agile Developer
8 15 (5.45%) Agile Java Developer
8 15 (5.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 12 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.36%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
11 10 (3.64%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.64%) Consultant
11 10 (3.64%) PHP Developer
11 10 (3.64%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.27%) HTML Developer
13 8 (2.91%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (33.82%) SOAP
2 79 (28.73%) XML
3 73 (26.55%) HTML
3 73 (26.55%) REST
4 47 (17.09%) .NET
5 43 (15.64%) AngularJS
5 43 (15.64%) J2EE
6 32 (11.64%) JSON
7 31 (11.27%) CSS
8 28 (10.18%) HTML5
9 27 (9.82%) RESTful
10 23 (8.36%) Spring
11 20 (7.27%) JSF
12 17 (6.18%) jQuery
13 16 (5.82%) ASP.NET
13 16 (5.82%) Silverlight
13 16 (5.82%) TopLink
14 15 (5.45%) Hibernate
15 14 (5.09%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (4.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.27%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.27%) Linked Data
5 8 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.91%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.45%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.45%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.09%) RIA
8 2 (0.73%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.73%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.73%) Ontologies
8 2 (0.73%) Statistics
8 2 (0.73%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.64%) Linux
2 23 (8.36%) Windows
3 14 (5.09%) Unix
4 10 (3.64%) Android
5 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.09%) HPUX
6 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.09%) Solaris
6 3 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.73%) zOS
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (51.27%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.36%) SOA
3 36 (13.09%) TDD
4 34 (12.36%) OO
5 30 (10.91%) Open Source
6 29 (10.55%) CRM
6 29 (10.55%) Scrum
7 26 (9.45%) E-Commerce
8 25 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (8.00%) ERP
10 21 (7.64%) DevOps
11 19 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (6.55%) Enterprise Architecture
12 18 (6.55%) MVC
13 17 (6.18%) ETL
13 17 (6.18%) SDLC
13 17 (6.18%) Web Development
14 15 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
15 14 (5.09%) Service Management
16 13 (4.73%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 128 (46.55%) Java
2 82 (29.82%) SQL
3 51 (18.55%) JavaScript
4 41 (14.91%) C#
5 26 (9.45%) Python
6 25 (9.09%) PHP
7 16 (5.82%) PL/SQL
8 15 (5.45%) Ruby
9 13 (4.73%) T-SQL
10 11 (4.00%) MATLAB
11 9 (3.27%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.91%) R
13 7 (2.55%) XPath
14 6 (2.18%) Jython
15 5 (1.82%) Apex Code
16 4 (1.45%) Perl
16 4 (1.45%) SOQL
16 4 (1.45%) XQuery
17 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (6.18%) Degree
2 6 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.73%) ISEB
5 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.73%) MCITP
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.91%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (4.36%) Active Directory
1 12 (4.36%) Hyper-V
2 10 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.91%) XenApp
5 5 (1.82%) Docker
5 5 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.73%) Varnish
7 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (5.82%) Puppet
2 9 (3.27%) Ansible
3 5 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.09%) Packer
5 2 (0.73%) SCCM
5 2 (0.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (15.64%) Oracle
2 36 (13.09%) Microsoft
3 31 (11.27%) SAP
4 20 (7.27%) IBM
5 14 (5.09%) Zend
6 13 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (3.64%) VMware
8 9 (3.27%) Citrix
8 9 (3.27%) NetApp
9 8 (2.91%) Akamai
9 8 (2.91%) WSO2
10 7 (2.55%) Teradata
11 5 (1.82%) hybris
12 4 (1.45%) ATG
12 4 (1.45%) ESRI
12 4 (1.45%) F5
12 4 (1.45%) Informatica
12 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.45%) Siebel
12 4 (1.45%) TIBCO
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