The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 36 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 143 84 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.89% 3.52% 4.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.42% 12.35% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 44 69
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£369 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Average hourly rate - £22.66 £32.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
871 680 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.77% 28.48% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 371 431
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.63 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.67% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £37.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Web Services
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 36 £375 -3.22% 18
Suffolk 0 29 £375 +6.99% 4
Cambridgeshire -5 26 £375 - 12
Norfolk +7 20 £313 -21.87% 3
Essex -6 17 £400 +34.45% 12
Bedfordshire -15 13 £425 +3.03% 7
East Anglia - - - -
Web Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 115 (42.12%) .NET
2 113 (41.39%) SQL
3 107 (39.19%) C#
4 105 (38.46%) XML
5 100 (36.63%) JavaScript
6 99 (36.26%) HTML
7 88 (32.23%) SQL Server
8 85 (31.14%) Java
9 82 (30.04%) ASP.NET
10 76 (27.84%) Windows
11 72 (26.37%) CSS
12 71 (26.01%) MVC
13 69 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
14 68 (24.91%) jQuery
15 61 (22.34%) Linux
16 60 (21.98%) Microsoft
17 59 (21.61%) WCF
18 55 (20.15%) TDD
19 52 (19.05%) Ajax
20 51 (18.68%) UNIX
20 51 (18.68%) MySQL
21 47 (17.22%) Oracle
21 47 (17.22%) SOAP
21 47 (17.22%) OO
22 42 (15.38%) Finance
23 41 (15.02%) .NET Framework
24 40 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
24 40 (14.65%) REST
25 39 (14.29%) XSLT
25 39 (14.29%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 29 (10.62%) Apache
2 22 (8.06%) WebLogic
3 20 (7.33%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.23%) IIS
5 13 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (4.03%) WordPress
7 10 (3.66%) MQSeries
8 9 (3.30%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.93%) WebSphere
10 7 (2.56%) CMS
11 6 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.83%) Node.js
12 5 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.47%) Confluence
13 4 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
15 2 (0.73%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.73%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.66%) MS Office
3 4 (1.47%) MS Project
4 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.83%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.47%) SaaS
5 3 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.10%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.96%) Firewall
2 16 (5.86%) SAN
2 16 (5.86%) DNS
3 15 (5.49%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.49%) VPN
3 15 (5.49%) Reverse Proxy
4 13 (4.76%) Internet
4 13 (4.76%) HTTP
5 6 (2.20%) Intranet
6 5 (1.83%) LDAP
7 2 (0.73%) NAS
7 2 (0.73%) Extranet
7 2 (0.73%) IPv4
7 2 (0.73%) IPv6
8 1 (0.37%) DHCP
8 1 (0.37%) FTP
8 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (32.23%) SQL Server
2 51 (18.68%) MySQL
3 39 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 28 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 19 (6.96%) RDBMS
7 18 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.30%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.30%) JasperReports
10 8 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.83%) Big Data
12 5 (1.83%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.47%) DB2
14 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.10%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.10%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 31 (11.36%) Subversion
2 29 (10.62%) Visual Studio
3 23 (8.42%) Git (software)
4 22 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (8.06%) Eclipse
5 15 (5.49%) Selenium
6 14 (5.13%) Maven
7 10 (3.66%) JIRA
8 9 (3.30%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.93%) Ant
9 8 (2.93%) JUnit
10 7 (2.56%) NUnit
11 6 (2.20%) ReSharper
11 6 (2.20%) CruiseControl
11 6 (2.20%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.83%) MSBuild
12 5 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (1.83%) MSTest
13 4 (1.47%) MyEclipse
13 4 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (3.30%) Marketing
3 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.83%) Retail
4 3 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (0.73%) French Language
5 2 (0.73%) Local Government
5 2 (0.73%) Billing
5 2 (0.73%) Banking
5 2 (0.73%) Games
5 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 206 (75.46%) Developer
2 45 (16.48%) Java Developer
3 36 (13.19%) .NET Developer
4 27 (9.89%) Web Developer
5 24 (8.79%) Architect
6 18 (6.59%) C# Developer
7 16 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (5.49%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.76%) CRM Developer
9 13 (4.76%) LAMP Developer
10 12 (4.40%) Analyst
10 12 (4.40%) Technical Architect
11 11 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 9 (3.30%) Applications Developer
12 9 (3.30%) Lead Developer
12 9 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (42.12%) .NET
2 105 (38.46%) XML
3 99 (36.26%) HTML
4 82 (30.04%) ASP.NET
5 72 (26.37%) CSS
6 68 (24.91%) jQuery
7 59 (21.61%) WCF
8 52 (19.05%) Ajax
9 47 (17.22%) SOAP
10 41 (15.02%) .NET Framework
11 40 (14.65%) REST
12 39 (14.29%) XSLT
13 38 (13.92%) J2EE
14 34 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (12.45%) Spring
15 32 (11.72%) Hibernate
16 31 (11.36%) JSON
17 27 (9.89%) XHTML
18 22 (8.06%) Silverlight
19 21 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.96%) Replication
1 19 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.49%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 7 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.20%) GIS
5 5 (1.83%) Open Source
5 5 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.47%) iPhone
6 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.10%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.10%) CMDB
8 2 (0.73%) Wiki
8 2 (0.73%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.73%) Social Media
8 2 (0.73%) W3C
9 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (27.84%) Windows
2 61 (22.34%) Linux
3 51 (18.68%) UNIX
4 19 (6.96%) Android
5 15 (5.49%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.40%) Mac OS X
7 11 (4.03%) Ubuntu
8 9 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.20%) Solaris
11 3 (1.10%) HPUX
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (26.01%) MVC
2 69 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (20.15%) TDD
4 47 (17.22%) OO
5 31 (11.36%) DevOps
6 30 (10.99%) Unit Testing
6 30 (10.99%) Configuration Management
7 29 (10.62%) Web Development
8 28 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 24 (8.79%) Scrum
10 23 (8.42%) CRM
10 23 (8.42%) SOA
11 22 (8.06%) OOP
12 21 (7.69%) UML
13 20 (7.33%) BDD
14 19 (6.96%) Data Modelling
14 19 (6.96%) Migration
15 18 (6.59%) Android Development
16 17 (6.23%) Software Engineering
17 16 (5.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 113 (41.39%) SQL
2 107 (39.19%) C#
3 100 (36.63%) JavaScript
4 85 (31.14%) Java
5 33 (12.09%) PowerShell
6 30 (10.99%) T-SQL
7 28 (10.26%) PHP
8 23 (8.42%) PL/SQL
9 19 (6.96%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.03%) PHP5
11 9 (3.30%) C++
12 8 (2.93%) Python
13 6 (2.20%) Ruby
13 6 (2.20%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.83%) VB
15 4 (1.47%) XPath
16 3 (1.10%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.73%) XAML
17 2 (0.73%) Perl
18 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.33%) Degree
2 16 (5.86%) Sun Certification
3 9 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.93%) MCITP
5 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.37%) RHCE
7 1 (0.37%) CCNP
7 1 (0.37%) CCNA
7 1 (0.37%) CISM
7 1 (0.37%) MBA
7 1 (0.37%) ACCA
7 1 (0.37%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.37%) CBAP
7 1 (0.37%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.59%) QA
2 6 (2.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.83%) KVM
5 4 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.37%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 29 (10.62%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (8.42%) Puppet
3 14 (5.13%) Nagios
4 2 (0.73%) SCOM
4 2 (0.73%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.73%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.37%) Nessus
5 1 (0.37%) SCCM
5 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.37%) collectd
5 1 (0.37%) Opsview
Vendors
1 60 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.22%) Oracle
3 17 (6.23%) JBoss
4 12 (4.40%) Sybase
5 9 (3.30%) Sun
6 5 (1.83%) IBM
7 4 (1.47%) AccuRev
7 4 (1.47%) webMethods
8 3 (1.10%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.10%) VMware
8 3 (1.10%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.10%) Facebook
8 3 (1.10%) Twitter
8 3 (1.10%) hybris
9 2 (0.73%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.73%) New Relic
9 2 (0.73%) Google
9 2 (0.73%) Akamai
9 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.73%) Adobe
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
FPSG Connect
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 days ago