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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 25 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 170 118 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.17% 3.88% 4.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.16% 13.88% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 68 61
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
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
767 850 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.82% 27.92% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 481 344
Average daily rate £385 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 38
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £26.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 +35 63 £400 -8.57% 5
Cambridgeshire +5 41 £375 +10.29% 34
Hertfordshire +14 37 £400 +6.66% 20
Suffolk +7 25 £400 -0.62% 7
Norfolk +5 11 £400 +25.00% 10
Bedfordshire -8 8 £488 +14.70% 8
East Anglia - 1 £400 -
Web Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 138 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (44.48%) XML
3 135 (43.83%) Java
4 102 (33.12%) HTML
4 102 (33.12%) SOAP
5 90 (29.22%) SQL Server
6 89 (28.90%) SQL
7 77 (25.00%) Linux
8 76 (24.68%) J2EE
9 68 (22.08%) JavaScript
9 68 (22.08%) Windows
10 66 (21.43%) CSS
11 65 (21.10%) Amazon AWS
12 64 (20.78%) .NET
12 64 (20.78%) TDD
13 59 (19.16%) HTML5
14 58 (18.83%) C#
15 56 (18.18%) UNIX
16 50 (16.23%) Relational Database
17 48 (15.58%) Microsoft
17 48 (15.58%) REST
18 45 (14.61%) Oracle
18 45 (14.61%) TopLink
19 42 (13.64%) SOA
20 41 (13.31%) Scrum
21 38 (12.34%) Hibernate
21 38 (12.34%) BizTalk Server
22 35 (11.36%) WCF
23 32 (10.39%) Ajax
24 31 (10.06%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 38 (12.34%) BizTalk Server
2 30 (9.74%) WebLogic
2 30 (9.74%) WebSphere
3 22 (7.14%) IIS
4 18 (5.84%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.55%) JBoss
6 13 (4.22%) Apache
7 7 (2.27%) Confluence
7 7 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.95%) Documentum
8 6 (1.95%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.62%) WildFly
9 5 (1.62%) CMS
9 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.30%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Maximo
2 5 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.97%) Magento
4 2 (0.65%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) AWD
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 65 (21.10%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.57%) SaaS
4 8 (2.60%) PaaS
5 7 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.95%) Office 365
7 5 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.62%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.62%) IaaS
8 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.87%) FTP
2 13 (4.22%) LDAP
2 13 (4.22%) DNS
3 11 (3.57%) HTTP
4 10 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.92%) VPN
6 8 (2.60%) Internet
7 7 (2.27%) SAN
8 6 (1.95%) DHCP
8 6 (1.95%) Firewall
9 5 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (1.30%) SSL
10 4 (1.30%) Intranet
11 3 (0.97%) SSH
11 3 (0.97%) LAN
11 3 (0.97%) WAN
12 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.32%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (29.22%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.23%) Relational Database
3 24 (7.79%) MySQL
4 11 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.25%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.95%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.62%) Ingres
9 5 (1.62%) DTS
10 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.30%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 26 (8.44%) Eclipse
2 23 (7.47%) Ant
2 23 (7.47%) SoapUI
3 21 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 19 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (5.19%) JIRA
6 14 (4.55%) JUnit
6 14 (4.55%) Maven
7 13 (4.22%) Git (software)
8 11 (3.57%) AccuRev
9 9 (2.92%) Subversion
10 8 (2.60%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 6 (1.95%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (1.30%) NUnit
14 4 (1.30%) Hudson
14 4 (1.30%) Selenium
15 3 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (8.77%) Marketing
2 18 (5.84%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.60%) Finance
5 7 (2.27%) Legal
6 6 (1.95%) Automotive
7 3 (0.97%) Publishing
7 3 (0.97%) Electronics
8 2 (0.65%) Games
8 2 (0.65%) Advertising
8 2 (0.65%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 173 (56.17%) Developer
2 73 (23.70%) Java Developer
3 61 (19.81%) Architect
4 30 (9.74%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (9.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 26 (8.44%) Senior Developer
6 22 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
7 18 (5.84%) Consultant
8 16 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (4.22%) Analyst
10 12 (3.90%) Technical Architect
10 12 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.57%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.25%) AWS Developer
12 10 (3.25%) J2EE Developer
12 10 (3.25%) Web Engineer
12 10 (3.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (2.92%) Administrator
13 9 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
14 8 (2.60%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (44.48%) XML
2 102 (33.12%) HTML
2 102 (33.12%) SOAP
3 76 (24.68%) J2EE
4 66 (21.43%) CSS
5 64 (20.78%) .NET
6 59 (19.16%) HTML5
7 48 (15.58%) REST
8 45 (14.61%) TopLink
9 38 (12.34%) Hibernate
10 35 (11.36%) WCF
11 32 (10.39%) Ajax
12 29 (9.42%) ASP.NET
13 28 (9.09%) XHTML
13 28 (9.09%) Spring
14 22 (7.14%) JSF
15 21 (6.82%) Middleware
16 20 (6.49%) RESTful
17 19 (6.17%) JAX-RS
17 19 (6.17%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 11 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.25%) Open Source
2 10 (3.25%) Data Integration
3 9 (2.92%) Clustering
4 8 (2.60%) GIS
4 8 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.95%) Kindle
7 5 (1.62%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.62%) PKI
7 5 (1.62%) Replication
7 5 (1.62%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.97%) DataPower
8 3 (0.97%) DTV
9 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 77 (25.00%) Linux
2 68 (22.08%) Windows
3 56 (18.18%) UNIX
4 30 (9.74%) Solaris
5 13 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.30%) Android
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (20.78%) TDD
3 42 (13.64%) SOA
4 41 (13.31%) Scrum
5 31 (10.06%) E-Commerce
6 30 (9.74%) OO
7 28 (9.09%) Content Management
8 27 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (8.44%) MVC
10 25 (8.12%) DevOps
11 23 (7.47%) Validation
12 22 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
13 21 (6.82%) Use Case
14 20 (6.49%) User Stories
14 20 (6.49%) RUP
15 19 (6.17%) Configuration Management
16 18 (5.84%) Workflow
17 16 (5.19%) Web Development
18 15 (4.87%) B2C
19 14 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 135 (43.83%) Java
2 89 (28.90%) SQL
3 68 (22.08%) JavaScript
4 58 (18.83%) C#
5 24 (7.79%) Python
6 15 (4.87%) Ruby
6 15 (4.87%) VB.NET
7 13 (4.22%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.22%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.90%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.92%) PHP
9 9 (2.92%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.95%) Perl
11 5 (1.62%) C++
11 5 (1.62%) VBScript
12 4 (1.30%) C
13 3 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.97%) VB
14 2 (0.65%) VB6
14 2 (0.65%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (2.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.27%) Degree
2 7 (2.27%) Sun Certification
3 6 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.97%) CISSP
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.65%) MCSE
5 2 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) OCP
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.95%) ISO 9001
1 6 (1.95%) SLA
2 4 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 21 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.95%) vSphere
2 6 (1.95%) Varnish
3 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.65%) XenApp
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.65%) Docker
6 1 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (6.49%) Puppet
2 15 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.22%) SCOM
4 11 (3.57%) SCCM
5 3 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.65%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 48 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.61%) Oracle
3 31 (10.06%) IBM
4 21 (6.82%) SAP
5 18 (5.84%) Citrix
6 14 (4.55%) VMware
7 12 (3.90%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.57%) Atlassian
8 11 (3.57%) Akamai
9 8 (2.60%) Sun
9 8 (2.60%) HP
10 7 (2.27%) ESRI
11 5 (1.62%) Google
11 5 (1.62%) FatWire
11 5 (1.62%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.30%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.30%) Cisco
13 3 (0.97%) ForgeRock
13 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.97%) Apigee
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