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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 26 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 191 135 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.22% 5.58% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.15% 18.02% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 83 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £34.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +12.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
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
948 749 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.88% 30.96% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 391 417
Average daily rate £400 £337 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.87% -3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 43
Average hourly rate £33.73 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Essex -1 50 £425 +14.55% 10
Hertfordshire -4 45 £400 -3.03% 16
Cambridgeshire -5 29 £413 +3.12% 23
Bedfordshire +6 28 £350 -22.22% 5
Norfolk +6 20 £338 +63.63% 2
Suffolk -2 15 £420 +7.69% 5
East Anglia -5 3 £350 -15.15%
Web Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 137 (40.65%) XML
1 137 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (39.76%) SQL
3 129 (38.28%) Java
4 121 (35.91%) .NET
5 105 (31.16%) JavaScript
5 105 (31.16%) HTML
6 97 (28.78%) C#
7 93 (27.60%) TDD
8 92 (27.30%) Windows
9 88 (26.11%) Microsoft
10 85 (25.22%) CSS
11 77 (22.85%) UNIX
12 76 (22.55%) SOAP
13 75 (22.26%) Linux
14 73 (21.66%) MVC
15 68 (20.18%) SQL Server
16 64 (18.99%) Oracle
17 63 (18.69%) ASP.NET
18 62 (18.40%) Spring
19 60 (17.80%) REST
20 59 (17.51%) jQuery
20 59 (17.51%) J2EE
21 58 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
22 55 (16.32%) Ajax
22 55 (16.32%) Eclipse
23 54 (16.02%) Relational Database
24 52 (15.43%) MySQL
24 52 (15.43%) OO
24 52 (15.43%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (10.09%) WebLogic
2 31 (9.20%) JBoss
2 31 (9.20%) Apache
3 27 (8.01%) IIS
4 23 (6.82%) Tomcat
5 21 (6.23%) SharePoint
5 21 (6.23%) WebSphere
6 16 (4.75%) CMS
7 15 (4.45%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.97%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.78%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (1.78%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (1.48%) Node.js
11 4 (1.19%) Liferay
11 4 (1.19%) Confluence
11 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 35 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.37%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.59%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 58 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.37%) SaaS
4 7 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.48%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.89%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.59%) Route 53
9 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.31%) HTTP
2 27 (8.01%) DNS
3 18 (5.34%) LDAP
4 15 (4.45%) VPN
4 15 (4.45%) Firewall
5 14 (4.15%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.86%) DHCP
6 13 (3.86%) FTP
6 13 (3.86%) Reverse Proxy
7 11 (3.26%) Internet
7 11 (3.26%) SAN
8 2 (0.59%) Intranet
8 2 (0.59%) SMS
8 2 (0.59%) SSL
9 1 (0.30%) IPsec
9 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.30%) VLAN
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 54 (16.02%) Relational Database
3 52 (15.43%) MySQL
4 30 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (6.82%) RDBMS
6 20 (5.93%) NoSQL
7 19 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (4.75%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.86%) MariaDB
10 10 (2.97%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (2.37%) Neo4j
13 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.78%) DB2
15 5 (1.48%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 55 (16.32%) Eclipse
2 41 (12.17%) Subversion
3 32 (9.50%) Git (software)
4 31 (9.20%) Maven
5 30 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (8.61%) Ant
7 28 (8.31%) Visual Studio
8 23 (6.82%) JUnit
9 18 (5.34%) JIRA
9 18 (5.34%) Selenium
10 15 (4.45%) Jenkins
11 11 (3.26%) Mockito
11 11 (3.26%) SoapUI
11 11 (3.26%) IntelliJ
12 10 (2.97%) CruiseControl
13 8 (2.37%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (2.08%) NUnit
14 7 (2.08%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.78%) SpecFlow
15 6 (1.78%) MSTest
General
1 52 (15.43%) Finance
2 16 (4.75%) Marketing
3 11 (3.26%) Retail
4 10 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.97%) Publishing
5 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.48%) Banking
6 3 (0.89%) Local Government
6 3 (0.89%) Advertising
6 3 (0.89%) Legal
7 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 213 (63.20%) Developer
2 62 (18.40%) Java Developer
3 37 (10.98%) .NET Developer
4 36 (10.68%) Architect
5 24 (7.12%) C# Developer
6 21 (6.23%) CRM Developer
6 21 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (5.64%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (5.34%) Web Developer
9 15 (4.45%) Software Engineer
9 15 (4.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 13 (3.86%) Tester
11 11 (3.26%) Analyst
11 11 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (2.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (2.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (2.37%) Applications Developer
14 7 (2.08%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (40.65%) XML
2 121 (35.91%) .NET
3 105 (31.16%) HTML
4 85 (25.22%) CSS
5 76 (22.55%) SOAP
6 63 (18.69%) ASP.NET
7 62 (18.40%) Spring
8 60 (17.80%) REST
9 59 (17.51%) jQuery
9 59 (17.51%) J2EE
10 55 (16.32%) Ajax
11 52 (15.43%) Hibernate
12 48 (14.24%) WCF
13 41 (12.17%) JSON
14 38 (11.28%) .NET Framework
15 36 (10.68%) HTML5
16 32 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (8.61%) JSP
18 27 (8.01%) Struts
19 22 (6.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (5.04%) Visualisation
2 17 (5.04%) Replication
3 13 (3.86%) User Experience
4 10 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.78%) PKI
5 6 (1.78%) GIS
5 6 (1.78%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.78%) Open Source
6 5 (1.48%) Social Media
6 5 (1.48%) iPhone
6 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.48%) Biology
7 4 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.19%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.89%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.89%) NHS
8 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 92 (27.30%) Windows
2 77 (22.85%) UNIX
3 75 (22.26%) Linux
4 15 (4.45%) Mac OS X
5 10 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.97%) Solaris
6 8 (2.37%) Android
7 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.89%) HPUX
9 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (27.60%) TDD
3 73 (21.66%) MVC
4 52 (15.43%) OO
5 44 (13.06%) Scrum
6 43 (12.76%) Configuration Management
7 42 (12.46%) E-Commerce
8 36 (10.68%) Web Development
9 35 (10.39%) Unit Testing
10 33 (9.79%) Workflow
10 33 (9.79%) CRM
11 32 (9.50%) BDD
11 32 (9.50%) DevOps
12 27 (8.01%) SOA
12 27 (8.01%) Data Modelling
13 24 (7.12%) ITIL
14 23 (6.82%) Migration
14 23 (6.82%) Waterfall
15 21 (6.23%) Software Engineering
16 20 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 134 (39.76%) SQL
2 129 (38.28%) Java
3 105 (31.16%) JavaScript
4 97 (28.78%) C#
5 37 (10.98%) PowerShell
6 32 (9.50%) PL/SQL
7 22 (6.53%) T-SQL
8 16 (4.75%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.97%) Python
9 10 (2.97%) PHP
10 7 (2.08%) C++
10 7 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.78%) XPath
12 4 (1.19%) VB
13 3 (0.89%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.89%) C
14 2 (0.59%) Ruby
14 2 (0.59%) VBA
14 2 (0.59%) PHP5
15 1 (0.30%) FQL
Qualifications
1 29 (8.61%) Degree
2 17 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.15%) MCITP
4 13 (3.86%) Sun Certification
5 9 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.89%) MCP
8 2 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.30%) CBAP
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) CISSP
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ACCA
9 1 (0.30%) CISM
9 1 (0.30%) MBA
9 1 (0.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.26%) SLA
1 11 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 23 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.89%) KVM
4 2 (0.59%) Varnish
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 25 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (6.53%) Puppet
3 16 (4.75%) SCCM
3 16 (4.75%) SCOM
4 3 (0.89%) Nagios
4 3 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.59%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 88 (26.11%) Microsoft
2 64 (18.99%) Oracle
3 17 (5.04%) Akamai
4 14 (4.15%) IBM
5 8 (2.37%) Sybase
6 7 (2.08%) AccuRev
7 6 (1.78%) Google
7 6 (1.78%) Sun
8 5 (1.48%) webMethods
9 4 (1.19%) Twitter
9 4 (1.19%) SAP
9 4 (1.19%) Adobe
10 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.89%) BEA
10 3 (0.89%) Progress
10 3 (0.89%) HP
10 3 (0.89%) Interwoven
10 3 (0.89%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.89%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.59%) New Relic
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