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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 29 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 175 101 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.53% 4.24% 4.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.31% 13.95% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 53 65
Average daily rate
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£383 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Average hourly rate - £36.90 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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
956 724 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.21% 30.41% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 378 467
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.26 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Hertfordshire +14 44 £388 -12.92% 11
Suffolk +5 35 £388 -3.12% 7
Essex +4 27 £400 +10.34% 4
Norfolk +6 25 £300 -25.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -14 25 £350 -11.39% 25
Bedfordshire -13 15 £425 - 12
East Anglia -10 1 £350 -15.15% 1
Web Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 119 (42.50%) .NET
2 113 (40.36%) SQL
2 113 (40.36%) XML
3 110 (39.29%) C#
4 96 (34.29%) Java
5 88 (31.43%) HTML
6 87 (31.07%) JavaScript
7 81 (28.93%) Windows
8 79 (28.21%) ASP.NET
9 75 (26.79%) SQL Server
10 73 (26.07%) MVC
11 72 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 69 (24.64%) jQuery
14 67 (23.93%) CSS
15 66 (23.57%) TDD
16 64 (22.86%) WCF
17 62 (22.14%) SOAP
18 53 (18.93%) UNIX
19 51 (18.21%) Finance
19 51 (18.21%) Ajax
20 50 (17.86%) Linux
21 46 (16.43%) .NET Framework
21 46 (16.43%) REST
22 45 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
22 45 (16.07%) Spring
22 45 (16.07%) J2EE
23 44 (15.71%) OO
24 43 (15.36%) Oracle
25 41 (14.64%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 22 (7.86%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.50%) Apache
3 20 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 18 (6.43%) IIS
4 18 (6.43%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (4.29%) MQSeries
6 12 (4.29%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.21%) CMS
8 7 (2.50%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (2.14%) Node.js
10 5 (1.79%) Confluence
10 5 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 22 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (9.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.71%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.79%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.43%) SaaS
5 4 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.07%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.43%) HTTP
1 18 (6.43%) DNS
2 16 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.36%) VPN
3 15 (5.36%) Firewall
3 15 (5.36%) Reverse Proxy
4 14 (5.00%) SAN
5 13 (4.64%) Internet
6 4 (1.43%) LDAP
7 3 (1.07%) DHCP
7 3 (1.07%) FTP
7 3 (1.07%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.14%) MySQL
2 34 (12.14%) Relational Database
3 25 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 18 (6.43%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.14%) JasperReports
9 5 (1.79%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.43%) DB2
10 4 (1.43%) Big Data
11 3 (1.07%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 41 (14.64%) Eclipse
2 34 (12.14%) Subversion
3 31 (11.07%) Visual Studio
4 30 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (8.57%) Git (software)
6 23 (8.21%) Maven
7 19 (6.79%) JIRA
7 19 (6.79%) JUnit
8 18 (6.43%) Selenium
9 16 (5.71%) Ant
10 12 (4.29%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (2.86%) NUnit
11 8 (2.86%) CruiseControl
12 7 (2.50%) MSTest
13 6 (2.14%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (2.14%) Mockito
13 6 (2.14%) IntelliJ
13 6 (2.14%) SpecFlow
13 6 (2.14%) Jasmine
General
1 51 (18.21%) Finance
2 11 (3.93%) Marketing
3 9 (3.21%) Retail
3 9 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.14%) Publishing
6 4 (1.43%) Banking
7 3 (1.07%) Local Government
7 3 (1.07%) Games
7 3 (1.07%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Billing
8 2 (0.71%) French Language
Job Titles
1 202 (72.14%) Developer
2 41 (14.64%) Java Developer
3 33 (11.79%) .NET Developer
4 26 (9.29%) Web Developer
5 25 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 21 (7.50%) Architect
6 21 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (7.14%) CRM Developer
8 19 (6.79%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 12 (4.29%) Analyst
11 10 (3.57%) Tester
11 10 (3.57%) Applications Developer
12 9 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.86%) Lead Developer
13 8 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 7 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (2.14%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (42.50%) .NET
2 113 (40.36%) XML
3 88 (31.43%) HTML
4 79 (28.21%) ASP.NET
5 69 (24.64%) jQuery
6 67 (23.93%) CSS
7 64 (22.86%) WCF
8 62 (22.14%) SOAP
9 51 (18.21%) Ajax
10 46 (16.43%) .NET Framework
10 46 (16.43%) REST
11 45 (16.07%) Spring
11 45 (16.07%) J2EE
12 40 (14.29%) JSON
13 39 (13.93%) Hibernate
14 33 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (10.00%) XSLT
16 26 (9.29%) HTML5
16 26 (9.29%) Silverlight
17 23 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.79%) Replication
2 10 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 9 (3.21%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.14%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.14%) PKI
5 5 (1.79%) Web 2.0
5 5 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.79%) GIS
5 5 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.43%) Biology
6 4 (1.43%) iPhone
6 4 (1.43%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.07%) CMDB
7 3 (1.07%) Open Source
7 3 (1.07%) Social Media
8 2 (0.71%) Wiki
8 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (28.93%) Windows
2 53 (18.93%) UNIX
3 50 (17.86%) Linux
4 10 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.86%) Android
5 8 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.50%) Solaris
7 5 (1.79%) HPUX
8 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.07%) MVC
2 72 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (23.57%) TDD
4 44 (15.71%) OO
5 32 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 32 (11.43%) DevOps
6 31 (11.07%) Unit Testing
7 30 (10.71%) CRM
7 30 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 24 (8.57%) Scrum
9 23 (8.21%) BDD
10 22 (7.86%) MVVM
10 22 (7.86%) Data Modelling
10 22 (7.86%) Workflow
11 21 (7.50%) Web Development
12 20 (7.14%) SOA
12 20 (7.14%) OOP
13 19 (6.79%) Migration
13 19 (6.79%) Software Engineering
14 14 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 113 (40.36%) SQL
2 110 (39.29%) C#
3 96 (34.29%) Java
4 87 (31.07%) JavaScript
5 38 (13.57%) PowerShell
6 29 (10.36%) T-SQL
7 22 (7.86%) PL/SQL
8 19 (6.79%) Shell Script
9 16 (5.71%) PHP
10 8 (2.86%) C++
11 7 (2.50%) Python
11 7 (2.50%) XPath
12 6 (2.14%) VB
13 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.79%) Ruby
14 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.71%) XAML
15 2 (0.71%) Perl
16 1 (0.36%) C
16 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.00%) Degree
2 17 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.00%) Sun Certification
3 14 (5.00%) MCITP
4 7 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) MCP
6 1 (0.36%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ACCA
6 1 (0.36%) CISM
6 1 (0.36%) MBA
6 1 (0.36%) CEH
6 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.36%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.00%) QA
2 7 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.21%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.79%) KVM
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (9.29%) Puppet
3 4 (1.43%) SCCM
3 4 (1.43%) SCOM
4 3 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.71%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.71%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 70 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.36%) Oracle
3 14 (5.00%) JBoss
4 10 (3.57%) Sybase
4 10 (3.57%) IBM
5 7 (2.50%) Sun
6 5 (1.79%) Interwoven
6 5 (1.79%) Google
6 5 (1.79%) AccuRev
7 4 (1.43%) Akamai
7 4 (1.43%) webMethods
8 3 (1.07%) Adobe
8 3 (1.07%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.07%) hybris
9 2 (0.71%) Twitter
9 2 (0.71%) New Relic
9 2 (0.71%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.36%) FatWire
10 1 (0.36%) Lagan
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