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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 31 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 150 109 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.44% 3.67% 4.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.98% 13.21% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 74 58
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£400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £284 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £39.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +72.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.20%
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
715 825 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.92% 27.77% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 486 346
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 42
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 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 22 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
Cambridgeshire +10 43 £363 -12.12% 29
Essex +29 42 £400 -11.11% 2
Hertfordshire +7 34 £425 +13.33% 20
Suffolk +12 22 £400 - 3
Norfolk -2 10 £400 +24.03% 4
Bedfordshire 0 8 £488 +14.70% 3
East Anglia - 1 £400 - 1
Web Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 132 (44.59%) Java
2 131 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (41.55%) XML
4 100 (33.78%) SOAP
5 99 (33.45%) HTML
6 95 (32.09%) SQL Server
7 84 (28.38%) SQL
8 73 (24.66%) Linux
9 72 (24.32%) J2EE
10 66 (22.30%) .NET
11 65 (21.96%) CSS
12 64 (21.62%) JavaScript
13 61 (20.61%) C#
13 61 (20.61%) Windows
13 61 (20.61%) TDD
14 60 (20.27%) HTML5
15 56 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
16 54 (18.24%) UNIX
17 49 (16.55%) REST
17 49 (16.55%) Relational Database
18 46 (15.54%) Oracle
19 44 (14.86%) SOA
19 44 (14.86%) Microsoft
19 44 (14.86%) TopLink
20 41 (13.85%) Scrum
21 40 (13.51%) Hibernate
22 35 (11.82%) BizTalk Server
22 35 (11.82%) WCF
23 34 (11.49%) WebLogic
24 32 (10.81%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 35 (11.82%) BizTalk Server
2 34 (11.49%) WebLogic
3 28 (9.46%) WebSphere
4 21 (7.09%) SharePoint
5 20 (6.76%) IIS
6 14 (4.73%) JBoss
7 11 (3.72%) Apache
8 8 (2.70%) Confluence
9 6 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.03%) Documentum
9 6 (2.03%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.69%) Mule
10 5 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.69%) WildFly
11 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.70%) Maximo
2 3 (1.01%) Magento
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.68%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.34%) AWD
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 56 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.04%) SaaS
3 9 (3.04%) PaaS
4 6 (2.03%) IaaS
4 6 (2.03%) Office 365
5 5 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.41%) FTP
2 12 (4.05%) HTTP
2 12 (4.05%) LDAP
3 8 (2.70%) DNS
3 8 (2.70%) Internet
4 6 (2.03%) DHCP
5 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.35%) Intranet
6 4 (1.35%) SSH
7 3 (1.01%) LAN
7 3 (1.01%) WAN
8 2 (0.68%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.68%) SAN
8 2 (0.68%) Telnet
8 2 (0.68%) Firewall
9 1 (0.34%) VPN
9 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (32.09%) SQL Server
2 49 (16.55%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.43%) MySQL
4 12 (4.05%) RDBMS
4 12 (4.05%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.03%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.69%) Ingres
8 5 (1.69%) DTS
9 4 (1.35%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (9.12%) Eclipse
2 25 (8.45%) SoapUI
3 23 (7.77%) Ant
4 18 (6.08%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (5.41%) JIRA
6 14 (4.73%) Maven
7 13 (4.39%) JUnit
8 12 (4.05%) Git (software)
9 11 (3.72%) AccuRev
10 9 (3.04%) Subversion
11 8 (2.70%) Visual Studio
12 7 (2.36%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.03%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 6 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.69%) Selenium
14 5 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (1.35%) NUnit
15 4 (1.35%) Hudson
16 3 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (9.12%) Marketing
2 19 (6.42%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.70%) Finance
5 6 (2.03%) Automotive
6 5 (1.69%) Legal
7 3 (1.01%) Electronics
8 2 (0.68%) Billing
8 2 (0.68%) Retail
8 2 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 172 (58.11%) Developer
2 74 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 50 (16.89%) Architect
4 30 (10.14%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (10.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 23 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.76%) BizTalk Developer
7 15 (5.07%) Analyst
8 13 (4.39%) Consultant
8 13 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (3.38%) Software Developer
9 10 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (3.38%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.38%) Administrator
9 10 (3.38%) .NET Developer
9 10 (3.38%) J2EE Developer
10 9 (3.04%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (2.70%) Web Developer
11 8 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (41.55%) XML
2 100 (33.78%) SOAP
3 99 (33.45%) HTML
4 72 (24.32%) J2EE
5 66 (22.30%) .NET
6 65 (21.96%) CSS
7 60 (20.27%) HTML5
8 49 (16.55%) REST
9 44 (14.86%) TopLink
10 40 (13.51%) Hibernate
11 35 (11.82%) WCF
12 30 (10.14%) Ajax
13 28 (9.46%) ASP.NET
13 28 (9.46%) EclipseLink
14 27 (9.12%) XHTML
14 27 (9.12%) Spring
15 23 (7.77%) JSF
16 22 (7.43%) Middleware
17 19 (6.42%) JAX-RS
17 19 (6.42%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (3.72%) Mobile App
1 11 (3.72%) Data Integration
1 11 (3.72%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.38%) Open Source
3 9 (3.04%) Clustering
3 9 (3.04%) GIS
4 8 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.36%) PKI
6 6 (2.03%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.03%) Kindle
7 5 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.69%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.01%) DataPower
8 3 (1.01%) DTV
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.34%) CMDB
9 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.66%) Linux
2 61 (20.61%) Windows
3 54 (18.24%) UNIX
4 30 (10.14%) Solaris
5 13 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.35%) Android
9 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.68%) CentOS
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (20.61%) TDD
3 44 (14.86%) SOA
4 41 (13.85%) Scrum
5 29 (9.80%) OO
6 27 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (9.12%) E-Commerce
7 26 (8.78%) Content Management
8 24 (8.11%) MVC
9 22 (7.43%) Digital Marketing
9 22 (7.43%) DevOps
10 21 (7.09%) Use Case
10 21 (7.09%) Configuration Management
10 21 (7.09%) Validation
11 20 (6.76%) User Stories
12 19 (6.42%) RUP
13 14 (4.73%) Workflow
13 14 (4.73%) Web Development
14 13 (4.39%) B2C
15 12 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 132 (44.59%) Java
2 84 (28.38%) SQL
3 64 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 61 (20.61%) C#
5 24 (8.11%) Python
6 17 (5.74%) VB.NET
7 16 (5.41%) Ruby
8 13 (4.39%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.38%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.38%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.04%) PHP
11 7 (2.36%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.36%) C++
12 6 (2.03%) Perl
13 5 (1.69%) VBScript
14 4 (1.35%) C
15 3 (1.01%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.01%) VB
16 2 (0.68%) VB6
16 2 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.03%) Sun Certification
2 6 (2.03%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.03%) Degree
3 5 (1.69%) CISSP
4 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.68%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.68%) MCSE
5 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) OCP
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.03%) ISO 9001
1 6 (2.03%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 20 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.03%) vSphere
3 5 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.35%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.35%) Varnish
5 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (5.74%) Puppet
2 11 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.38%) SCOM
4 8 (2.70%) SCCM
5 5 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.34%) OpenView
8 1 (0.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (15.54%) Oracle
2 44 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 32 (10.81%) IBM
4 21 (7.09%) SAP
5 20 (6.76%) Citrix
6 15 (5.07%) VMware
7 12 (4.05%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.04%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.70%) ESRI
9 8 (2.70%) HP
9 8 (2.70%) Akamai
10 7 (2.36%) Sun
11 5 (1.69%) Google
11 5 (1.69%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.35%) Cisco
12 4 (1.35%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.01%) Zend
13 3 (1.01%) FatWire
13 3 (1.01%) Adobe
13 3 (1.01%) EMC
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