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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 25 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 182 122 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.36% 5.09% 5.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.80% 17.71% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 75 84
Average daily rate
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£425 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% +12.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
875 689 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.57% 28.73% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 368 440
Average daily rate £400 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +3 48 £425 +19.71% 18
Cambridgeshire +5 33 £450 +20.00% 28
Hertfordshire -4 32 £405 -1.81% 10
Bedfordshire +7 27 £350 - 6
Suffolk +4 24 £450 +16.88% 6
Norfolk +2 15 £400 +45.45% 4
East Anglia -2 3 £475 +15.15% 1
Web Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 160 (45.07%) XML
2 145 (40.85%) SQL
3 141 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (37.75%) Java
5 115 (32.39%) .NET
6 105 (29.58%) HTML
7 99 (27.89%) Windows
8 98 (27.61%) JavaScript
9 93 (26.20%) Microsoft
10 92 (25.92%) C#
11 88 (24.79%) TDD
12 87 (24.51%) SOAP
13 86 (24.23%) CSS
14 82 (23.10%) Linux
15 80 (22.54%) UNIX
16 71 (20.00%) MVC
17 68 (19.15%) J2EE
18 65 (18.31%) SQL Server
19 64 (18.03%) Oracle
20 62 (17.46%) Spring
20 62 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
21 61 (17.18%) REST
22 54 (15.21%) MySQL
22 54 (15.21%) ASP.NET
22 54 (15.21%) Ajax
23 51 (14.37%) Eclipse
24 49 (13.80%) Hibernate
24 49 (13.80%) Relational Database
25 48 (13.52%) WCF
26 47 (13.24%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 31 (8.73%) Apache
2 29 (8.17%) IIS
3 28 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 26 (7.32%) JBoss
5 23 (6.48%) Tomcat
5 23 (6.48%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (5.92%) WebSphere
7 19 (5.35%) SharePoint
8 18 (5.07%) CMS
9 9 (2.54%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (1.69%) Node.js
11 5 (1.41%) Liferay
12 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.13%) Confluence
12 4 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.69%) MS Office
3 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.54%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.56%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 62 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.82%) SaaS
4 7 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.85%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.56%) Route 53
9 1 (0.28%) IaaS
9 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.01%) DNS
2 24 (6.76%) VPN
2 24 (6.76%) HTTP
3 22 (6.20%) LDAP
4 19 (5.35%) Firewall
4 19 (5.35%) TCP/IP
5 18 (5.07%) Reverse Proxy
6 16 (4.51%) SAN
7 13 (3.66%) DHCP
7 13 (3.66%) FTP
8 6 (1.69%) SSL
9 5 (1.41%) Internet
10 2 (0.56%) SMS
11 1 (0.28%) IPsec
11 1 (0.28%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.28%) VLAN
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 54 (15.21%) MySQL
3 49 (13.80%) Relational Database
4 29 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (7.61%) NoSQL
6 18 (5.07%) RDBMS
7 14 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.66%) MariaDB
8 13 (3.66%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.82%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (2.25%) Neo4j
11 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.41%) Sybase ASE
13 5 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (14.37%) Eclipse
2 40 (11.27%) Subversion
3 35 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (8.45%) Ant
4 30 (8.45%) Git (software)
5 29 (8.17%) Maven
6 25 (7.04%) JUnit
7 21 (5.92%) Visual Studio
8 20 (5.63%) JIRA
9 16 (4.51%) Jenkins
10 11 (3.10%) IntelliJ
10 11 (3.10%) CruiseControl
10 11 (3.10%) SoapUI
10 11 (3.10%) Mockito
11 10 (2.82%) Selenium
12 7 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (1.97%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 7 (1.97%) NUnit
13 5 (1.41%) ClearQuest
13 5 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (13.24%) Finance
2 18 (5.07%) Marketing
3 11 (3.10%) Publishing
3 11 (3.10%) Retail
4 9 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.41%) Legal
5 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.41%) Advertising
5 5 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Local Government
6 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 209 (58.87%) Developer
2 58 (16.34%) Java Developer
3 53 (14.93%) Architect
4 33 (9.30%) .NET Developer
5 22 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (5.92%) CRM Developer
7 20 (5.63%) C# Developer
8 18 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (5.07%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.79%) Web Developer
10 16 (4.51%) Consultant
11 15 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 12 (3.38%) Tester
13 11 (3.10%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (2.82%) Analyst
15 9 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (2.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (45.07%) XML
2 115 (32.39%) .NET
3 105 (29.58%) HTML
4 87 (24.51%) SOAP
5 86 (24.23%) CSS
6 68 (19.15%) J2EE
7 62 (17.46%) Spring
8 61 (17.18%) REST
9 54 (15.21%) ASP.NET
9 54 (15.21%) Ajax
10 49 (13.80%) Hibernate
11 48 (13.52%) WCF
12 46 (12.96%) jQuery
13 42 (11.83%) JSON
14 40 (11.27%) HTML5
15 32 (9.01%) .NET Framework
16 30 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (7.89%) JSP
18 25 (7.04%) CSS3
19 24 (6.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.63%) Replication
2 18 (5.07%) Visualisation
3 17 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.94%) User Experience
5 10 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.69%) PKI
9 5 (1.41%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.41%) Biology
9 5 (1.41%) Open Source
9 5 (1.41%) Social Media
9 5 (1.41%) iPhone
10 4 (1.13%) Data Extraction
10 4 (1.13%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.85%) NHS
11 3 (0.85%) GIS
11 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 99 (27.89%) Windows
2 82 (23.10%) Linux
3 80 (22.54%) UNIX
4 15 (4.23%) Mac OS X
5 11 (3.10%) Solaris
6 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.97%) Android
7 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.85%) HPUX
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (24.79%) TDD
3 71 (20.00%) MVC
4 44 (12.39%) Scrum
4 44 (12.39%) E-Commerce
5 42 (11.83%) Configuration Management
6 40 (11.27%) Workflow
6 40 (11.27%) OO
7 36 (10.14%) Web Development
7 36 (10.14%) DevOps
8 33 (9.30%) CRM
9 32 (9.01%) SOA
10 29 (8.17%) Unit Testing
11 28 (7.89%) Data Modelling
12 27 (7.61%) BDD
13 23 (6.48%) ITIL
13 23 (6.48%) UML
13 23 (6.48%) Waterfall
14 21 (5.92%) Web Design
14 21 (5.92%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (40.85%) SQL
2 134 (37.75%) Java
3 98 (27.61%) JavaScript
4 92 (25.92%) C#
5 37 (10.42%) PowerShell
6 29 (8.17%) PL/SQL
7 22 (6.20%) Shell Script
8 19 (5.35%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.66%) Python
10 8 (2.25%) PHP
11 7 (1.97%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.69%) XPath
13 5 (1.41%) VB
14 4 (1.13%) C
14 4 (1.13%) C++
15 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.56%) PHP5
16 2 (0.56%) Ruby
16 2 (0.56%) Perl
16 2 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (7.32%) Degree
2 18 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.79%) Sun Certification
4 14 (3.94%) MCITP
5 11 (3.10%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.13%) MCP
8 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) MBA
9 1 (0.28%) ACCA
9 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.28%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.82%) SLA
2 6 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.69%) Varnish
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.13%) KVM
5 3 (0.85%) Docker
6 1 (0.28%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 29 (8.17%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (7.61%) Puppet
3 19 (5.35%) SCCM
3 19 (5.35%) SCOM
4 3 (0.85%) Nagios
4 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.85%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.56%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 93 (26.20%) Microsoft
2 64 (18.03%) Oracle
3 20 (5.63%) Akamai
4 15 (4.23%) IBM
5 10 (2.82%) Sun
6 9 (2.54%) AccuRev
7 7 (1.97%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.41%) webMethods
8 5 (1.41%) Sybase
8 5 (1.41%) Google
8 5 (1.41%) ForgeRock
9 4 (1.13%) Twitter
9 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.13%) SAP
10 3 (0.85%) FatWire
10 3 (0.85%) BEA
10 3 (0.85%) Interwoven
10 3 (0.85%) Adobe
10 3 (0.85%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.56%) New Relic
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £420 - £440 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger
Posted: 22 days ago
Stevenage
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago