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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 32 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 166 114 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.39% 4.86% 4.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.93% 16.15% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 63 65
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 11
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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
926 706 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.05% 30.09% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 346 422
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £18.15 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £50.00 £45.00
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 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 18 September 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 18 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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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 0 40 £391 -5.72% 17
Essex -1 32 £425 +14.55% 2
Suffolk +2 27 £400 +2.56% 6
Cambridgeshire -10 22 £333 -16.87% 25
Bedfordshire +2 21 £425 - 8
Norfolk +8 20 £300 -33.33% 2
East Anglia -9 1 £350 -15.15%
Web Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 122 (42.36%) .NET
2 121 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (40.97%) SQL
4 115 (39.93%) XML
5 110 (38.19%) C#
6 100 (34.72%) Java
7 95 (32.99%) HTML
8 90 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 83 (28.82%) Windows
10 78 (27.08%) Microsoft
11 77 (26.74%) ASP.NET
12 73 (25.35%) CSS
12 73 (25.35%) SQL Server
12 73 (25.35%) TDD
13 72 (25.00%) jQuery
14 69 (23.96%) MVC
15 64 (22.22%) SOAP
16 59 (20.49%) WCF
17 55 (19.10%) Ajax
18 53 (18.40%) UNIX
18 53 (18.40%) Finance
19 51 (17.71%) Linux
19 51 (17.71%) OO
20 50 (17.36%) J2EE
21 49 (17.01%) Oracle
22 48 (16.67%) Spring
23 47 (16.32%) REST
24 45 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
24 45 (15.63%) .NET Framework
25 44 (15.28%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (8.33%) Apache
2 23 (7.99%) SharePoint
3 22 (7.64%) WebLogic
3 22 (7.64%) IIS
4 20 (6.94%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.86%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (4.51%) CMS
6 13 (4.51%) WebSphere
7 12 (4.17%) MQSeries
8 8 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (2.08%) Node.js
10 5 (1.74%) Confluence
10 5 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.04%) Liferay
12 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 24 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (8.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.69%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.74%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.74%) SaaS
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.04%) CloudFront
6 3 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.94%) HTTP
2 19 (6.60%) DNS
3 14 (4.86%) TCP/IP
3 14 (4.86%) VPN
3 14 (4.86%) Firewall
4 13 (4.51%) Reverse Proxy
4 13 (4.51%) Internet
5 11 (3.82%) SAN
6 6 (2.08%) LDAP
7 5 (1.74%) DHCP
7 5 (1.74%) FTP
8 3 (1.04%) Intranet
9 1 (0.35%) SSL
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.35%) IPsec
9 1 (0.35%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.85%) Relational Database
3 34 (11.81%) MySQL
4 25 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (7.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (7.29%) RDBMS
7 19 (6.60%) NoSQL
8 17 (5.90%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.43%) JasperReports
10 7 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.74%) DB2
12 5 (1.74%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.39%) Big Data
13 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.04%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 43 (14.93%) Eclipse
2 35 (12.15%) Subversion
3 32 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (10.76%) Visual Studio
5 26 (9.03%) Git (software)
6 24 (8.33%) Maven
7 19 (6.60%) JIRA
7 19 (6.60%) JUnit
8 17 (5.90%) Ant
8 17 (5.90%) Selenium
9 13 (4.51%) Jenkins
10 9 (3.13%) CruiseControl
11 8 (2.78%) MSTest
11 8 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (2.43%) NUnit
12 7 (2.43%) Jasmine
13 6 (2.08%) SpecFlow
13 6 (2.08%) Mockito
13 6 (2.08%) IntelliJ
General
1 53 (18.40%) Finance
2 11 (3.82%) Marketing
3 10 (3.47%) Retail
4 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.13%) Publishing
5 8 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.39%) Banking
7 3 (1.04%) Local Government
7 3 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.69%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Billing
8 2 (0.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 199 (69.10%) Developer
2 44 (15.28%) Java Developer
3 36 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 27 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 25 (8.68%) Architect
6 23 (7.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (7.29%) CRM Developer
8 20 (6.94%) Web Developer
8 20 (6.94%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 14 (4.86%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.17%) Analyst
12 10 (3.47%) Tester
12 10 (3.47%) Applications Developer
12 10 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (2.43%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (2.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (42.36%) .NET
2 115 (39.93%) XML
3 95 (32.99%) HTML
4 77 (26.74%) ASP.NET
5 73 (25.35%) CSS
6 72 (25.00%) jQuery
7 64 (22.22%) SOAP
8 59 (20.49%) WCF
9 55 (19.10%) Ajax
10 50 (17.36%) J2EE
11 48 (16.67%) Spring
12 47 (16.32%) REST
13 45 (15.63%) .NET Framework
14 44 (15.28%) Hibernate
15 41 (14.24%) JSON
16 35 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (10.76%) HTML5
18 25 (8.68%) Silverlight
19 24 (8.33%) JSP
19 24 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.90%) Replication
2 11 (3.82%) User Experience
3 10 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.43%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.08%) Open Source
7 6 (2.08%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.08%) GIS
7 6 (2.08%) PKI
8 5 (1.74%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.74%) Biology
8 5 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.74%) Social Media
8 5 (1.74%) iPhone
8 5 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.39%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.04%) CMDB
10 3 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 83 (28.82%) Windows
2 53 (18.40%) UNIX
3 51 (17.71%) Linux
4 10 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.78%) Android
5 8 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.43%) Solaris
7 5 (1.74%) HPUX
7 5 (1.74%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.35%) TDD
3 69 (23.96%) MVC
4 51 (17.71%) OO
5 35 (12.15%) E-Commerce
6 33 (11.46%) Unit Testing
7 32 (11.11%) CRM
7 32 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 32 (11.11%) DevOps
8 29 (10.07%) Scrum
9 27 (9.38%) Workflow
10 26 (9.03%) BDD
11 25 (8.68%) Data Modelling
12 23 (7.99%) Web Development
13 22 (7.64%) SOA
13 22 (7.64%) OOP
14 21 (7.29%) MVVM
15 20 (6.94%) Migration
16 19 (6.60%) Software Engineering
17 15 (5.21%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (40.97%) SQL
2 110 (38.19%) C#
3 100 (34.72%) Java
4 90 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 37 (12.85%) PowerShell
6 32 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 23 (7.99%) PL/SQL
8 16 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.17%) PHP
10 8 (2.78%) C++
10 8 (2.78%) Python
11 7 (2.43%) XPath
12 6 (2.08%) VB
13 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.04%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.04%) Ruby
15 2 (0.69%) XAML
15 2 (0.69%) Perl
15 2 (0.69%) C
16 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (10.07%) Degree
2 18 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.86%) MCITP
4 13 (4.51%) Sun Certification
5 8 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.04%) MCP
7 2 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.35%) CBAP
8 1 (0.35%) ISEB
8 1 (0.35%) CISSP
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.35%) ACCA
8 1 (0.35%) CISM
8 1 (0.35%) MBA
8 1 (0.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.51%) QA
2 7 (2.43%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.04%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (9.03%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (7.64%) Puppet
3 8 (2.78%) SCCM
3 8 (2.78%) SCOM
4 3 (1.04%) Nagios
4 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.69%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 78 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 49 (17.01%) Oracle
3 16 (5.56%) JBoss
4 10 (3.47%) Sybase
4 10 (3.47%) IBM
5 6 (2.08%) Google
5 6 (2.08%) Akamai
5 6 (2.08%) Sun
6 5 (1.74%) Interwoven
6 5 (1.74%) AccuRev
7 4 (1.39%) Twitter
7 4 (1.39%) webMethods
7 4 (1.39%) Adobe
8 3 (1.04%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.69%) Facebook
9 2 (0.69%) New Relic
9 2 (0.69%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.69%) hybris
10 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
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