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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 33 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 135 135 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.18% 4.74% 4.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.27% 17.15% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 72 55
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £459 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £36.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £35.00 £35.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £40.50 £37.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
739 787 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.38% 27.60% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 433 368
Average daily rate £388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 March 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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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
Essex +23 58 £395 -7.05% 1
Hertfordshire +2 27 £400 +18.51% 16
Cambridgeshire -14 27 £400 +29.03% 21
Suffolk -3 17 £400 +6.66% 7
Norfolk +4 11 £400 +33.33% 5
Bedfordshire -12 8 £463 +32.14% 6
Web Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 150 (48.54%) XML
2 140 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (42.72%) Java
4 106 (34.30%) HTML
5 105 (33.98%) SQL
6 96 (31.07%) SOAP
7 83 (26.86%) SQL Server
8 80 (25.89%) J2EE
9 78 (25.24%) Linux
10 77 (24.92%) TDD
11 74 (23.95%) .NET
12 73 (23.62%) JavaScript
13 69 (22.33%) Windows
14 65 (21.04%) CSS
15 61 (19.74%) UNIX
16 59 (19.09%) C#
16 59 (19.09%) Microsoft
16 59 (19.09%) HTML5
17 55 (17.80%) Relational Database
17 55 (17.80%) Oracle
18 54 (17.48%) REST
19 46 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
20 45 (14.56%) BizTalk Server
21 42 (13.59%) Hibernate
22 41 (13.27%) Scrum
23 40 (12.94%) TopLink
24 39 (12.62%) Spring
25 38 (12.30%) Ajax
25 38 (12.30%) MVC
26 36 (11.65%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (14.56%) BizTalk Server
2 30 (9.71%) WebLogic
2 30 (9.71%) WebSphere
3 23 (7.44%) IIS
3 23 (7.44%) JBoss
4 15 (4.85%) Apache
5 10 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.59%) CMS
7 7 (2.27%) Documentum
8 6 (1.94%) WildFly
9 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.29%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.65%) Liferay
12 2 (0.65%) Confluence
12 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.97%) Maximo
2 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.32%) AWD
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.56%) SaaS
4 8 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.62%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.29%) PaaS
6 4 (1.29%) Office 365
7 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.65%) Route 53
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.80%) LDAP
2 17 (5.50%) HTTP
2 17 (5.50%) DNS
3 15 (4.85%) FTP
4 11 (3.56%) VPN
5 10 (3.24%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.24%) DHCP
6 7 (2.27%) SAN
6 7 (2.27%) Firewall
7 5 (1.62%) Internet
7 5 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (1.62%) SSL
8 3 (0.97%) LAN
8 3 (0.97%) WAN
9 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.65%) SSH
10 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (26.86%) SQL Server
2 55 (17.80%) Relational Database
3 36 (11.65%) MySQL
4 14 (4.53%) MariaDB
5 13 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.91%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.91%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.59%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.94%) DTS
9 5 (1.62%) Ingres
9 5 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (8.74%) Eclipse
2 26 (8.41%) Ant
3 25 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (6.80%) Jenkins
5 20 (6.47%) SoapUI
6 18 (5.83%) Git (software)
7 16 (5.18%) JUnit
8 15 (4.85%) Maven
9 14 (4.53%) Subversion
10 12 (3.88%) AccuRev
11 10 (3.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 8 (2.59%) JIRA
13 6 (1.94%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (1.29%) NUnit
15 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
15 4 (1.29%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.29%) Mockito
16 3 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 25 (8.09%) Marketing
2 18 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.56%) Finance
4 9 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.62%) Automotive
5 5 (1.62%) Legal
6 3 (0.97%) Electronics
6 3 (0.97%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
7 2 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 164 (53.07%) Developer
2 74 (23.95%) Architect
3 70 (22.65%) Java Developer
4 36 (11.65%) Solutions Architect
5 29 (9.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 23 (7.44%) BizTalk Developer
7 22 (7.12%) Consultant
8 19 (6.15%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Technical Architect
10 13 (4.21%) .NET Developer
11 12 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (3.88%) J2EE Developer
11 12 (3.88%) Web Engineer
11 12 (3.88%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.24%) Python Developer
13 9 (2.91%) Java Architect
13 9 (2.91%) Designer
13 9 (2.91%) AWS Developer
13 9 (2.91%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (48.54%) XML
2 106 (34.30%) HTML
3 96 (31.07%) SOAP
4 80 (25.89%) J2EE
5 74 (23.95%) .NET
6 65 (21.04%) CSS
7 59 (19.09%) HTML5
8 54 (17.48%) REST
9 42 (13.59%) Hibernate
10 40 (12.94%) TopLink
11 39 (12.62%) Spring
12 38 (12.30%) Ajax
13 35 (11.33%) WCF
14 32 (10.36%) ASP.NET
15 25 (8.09%) XHTML
15 25 (8.09%) JAX-RS
16 24 (7.77%) Middleware
17 22 (7.12%) Struts
18 20 (6.47%) JSF
18 20 (6.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.50%) Visualisation
2 16 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.59%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.59%) Clustering
4 8 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.94%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.94%) Open Source
5 6 (1.94%) Kindle
6 5 (1.62%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.62%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.29%) Replication
8 3 (0.97%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.97%) DataPower
8 3 (0.97%) DTV
8 3 (0.97%) GIS
8 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.97%) User Experience
9 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 78 (25.24%) Linux
2 69 (22.33%) Windows
3 61 (19.74%) UNIX
4 27 (8.74%) Solaris
5 14 (4.53%) Mac OS X
6 11 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (24.92%) TDD
3 41 (13.27%) Scrum
4 38 (12.30%) MVC
5 35 (11.33%) SOA
6 34 (11.00%) E-Commerce
7 28 (9.06%) Content Management
7 28 (9.06%) Web Development
8 25 (8.09%) Validation
9 24 (7.77%) OO
10 22 (7.12%) RUP
10 22 (7.12%) Use Case
10 22 (7.12%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (6.80%) Workflow
11 21 (6.80%) User Stories
12 18 (5.83%) Web Design
12 18 (5.83%) Configuration Management
13 17 (5.50%) UML
13 17 (5.50%) Mentoring
14 16 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 132 (42.72%) Java
2 105 (33.98%) SQL
3 73 (23.62%) JavaScript
4 59 (19.09%) C#
5 20 (6.47%) Python
6 15 (4.85%) PL/SQL
7 14 (4.53%) VB.NET
7 14 (4.53%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.24%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.91%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.62%) VBScript
10 5 (1.62%) C
11 4 (1.29%) C++
11 4 (1.29%) Perl
11 4 (1.29%) PHP
12 3 (0.97%) VB
13 2 (0.65%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.65%) C-shell
13 2 (0.65%) VB6
13 2 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (3.24%) Sun Certification
2 8 (2.59%) Degree
3 5 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.65%) MCP
6 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.32%) OCP
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.94%) ISO 9001
1 6 (1.94%) SLA
2 4 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 24 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.91%) Varnish
3 6 (1.94%) vSphere
4 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.29%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.97%) Docker
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.65%) XenApp
7 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (5.50%) SCOM
2 15 (4.85%) SCCM
3 7 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.94%) Puppet
5 3 (0.97%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.32%) OpenView
7 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 55 (17.80%) Oracle
3 28 (9.06%) IBM
4 21 (6.80%) SAP
5 17 (5.50%) Akamai
6 11 (3.56%) Sun
6 11 (3.56%) Citrix
7 10 (3.24%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.24%) VMware
8 6 (1.94%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.94%) HP
9 5 (1.62%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.62%) FatWire
9 5 (1.62%) webMethods
9 5 (1.62%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.29%) ForgeRock
10 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.29%) Cisco
11 3 (0.97%) EMC
11 3 (0.97%) BEA
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