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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 21 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 202 146 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.46% 4.82% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.34% 16.19% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 105 39
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £261 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 8
Average hourly rate £37.73 - £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
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
830 902 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.55% 29.81% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 563 381
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 44
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.40 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.72 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +27 81 £388 +3.33% 23
Hertfordshire -4 43 £390 +4.00% 18
Essex +6 33 £388 -3.12% 2
Suffolk +6 28 £425 +13.33% 5
Norfolk -11 11 £410 +31.20% 5
Bedfordshire 0 8 £488 +14.70% 6
Web Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 154 (42.90%) Java
2 137 (38.16%) XML
3 128 (35.65%) SOAP
3 128 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (32.03%) Linux
5 107 (29.81%) SQL
6 100 (27.86%) HTML
7 93 (25.91%) SQL Server
8 86 (23.96%) JavaScript
9 83 (23.12%) Amazon AWS
10 77 (21.45%) J2EE
11 76 (21.17%) C#
12 71 (19.78%) .NET
13 66 (18.38%) CSS
14 65 (18.11%) TDD
15 62 (17.27%) UNIX
16 58 (16.16%) HTML5
17 57 (15.88%) REST
18 55 (15.32%) Hibernate
19 54 (15.04%) Windows
20 53 (14.76%) Oracle
20 53 (14.76%) DevOps
21 52 (14.48%) Relational Database
22 51 (14.21%) SOA
22 51 (14.21%) Puppet
23 47 (13.09%) Scrum
24 45 (12.53%) Ruby
25 44 (12.26%) Spring
26 43 (11.98%) TopLink
27 42 (11.70%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (10.86%) WebLogic
2 34 (9.47%) BizTalk Server
3 32 (8.91%) WebSphere
4 27 (7.52%) SharePoint
5 17 (4.74%) Apache
6 16 (4.46%) JBoss
7 12 (3.34%) IIS
8 10 (2.79%) Mule
9 9 (2.51%) Tomcat
10 8 (2.23%) CMS
10 8 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.95%) Confluence
12 6 (1.67%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.67%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.39%) WildFly
14 4 (1.11%) Documentum
15 3 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Maximo
2 7 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.84%) Magento
5 2 (0.56%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.28%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 83 (23.12%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.34%) SaaS
3 10 (2.79%) PaaS
3 10 (2.79%) IaaS
4 6 (1.67%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.84%) Office 365
7 2 (0.56%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.90%) HTTP
2 13 (3.62%) LDAP
3 11 (3.06%) FTP
4 9 (2.51%) Internet
5 6 (1.67%) Intranet
5 6 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.39%) SSH
7 4 (1.11%) Firewall
7 4 (1.11%) DNS
8 3 (0.84%) LAN
8 3 (0.84%) WAN
8 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.84%) Telnet
8 3 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.56%) 4G
9 2 (0.56%) 3G
9 2 (0.56%) 2G
9 2 (0.56%) DHCP
9 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (25.91%) SQL Server
2 52 (14.48%) Relational Database
3 32 (8.91%) MySQL
4 15 (4.18%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.62%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.39%) Ingres
8 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.11%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.11%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (9.47%) Ant
2 30 (8.36%) SoapUI
3 28 (7.80%) Git (software)
4 26 (7.24%) Eclipse
4 26 (7.24%) Jenkins
5 23 (6.41%) JIRA
6 19 (5.29%) Maven
7 16 (4.46%) Subversion
7 16 (4.46%) JUnit
8 14 (3.90%) AccuRev
9 12 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.23%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.95%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.39%) Selenium
13 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 3 (0.84%) HP UFT
14 2 (0.56%) JMeter
14 2 (0.56%) NUnit
14 2 (0.56%) FitNesse
General
1 24 (6.69%) Marketing
2 20 (5.57%) Finance
3 14 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.95%) Automotive
6 5 (1.39%) Retail
7 4 (1.11%) Legal
8 3 (0.84%) Local Government
9 2 (0.56%) Billing
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 211 (58.77%) Developer
2 93 (25.91%) Java Developer
3 37 (10.31%) Architect
4 32 (8.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 31 (8.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 25 (6.96%) BizTalk Developer
7 24 (6.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 22 (6.13%) Analyst
8 22 (6.13%) Senior Developer
9 19 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (5.29%) .NET Developer
10 17 (4.74%) Administrator
11 16 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (3.90%) J2EE Developer
12 14 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 14 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
13 13 (3.62%) Technical Architect
14 12 (3.34%) Web Developer
15 9 (2.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (38.16%) XML
2 128 (35.65%) SOAP
3 100 (27.86%) HTML
4 77 (21.45%) J2EE
5 71 (19.78%) .NET
6 66 (18.38%) CSS
7 58 (16.16%) HTML5
8 57 (15.88%) REST
9 55 (15.32%) Hibernate
10 44 (12.26%) Spring
11 43 (11.98%) TopLink
12 40 (11.14%) WCF
13 34 (9.47%) ASP.NET
14 29 (8.08%) Middleware
14 29 (8.08%) Ajax
14 29 (8.08%) RESTful
15 28 (7.80%) XHTML
16 27 (7.52%) EclipseLink
17 22 (6.13%) Struts
18 21 (5.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.34%) Data Integration
2 12 (3.34%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.06%) GIS
4 8 (2.23%) Clustering
5 7 (1.95%) PKI
5 7 (1.95%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.67%) Web 2.0
7 5 (1.39%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.39%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.11%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.11%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.11%) Biology
8 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.11%) Life Science
9 3 (0.84%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 115 (32.03%) Linux
2 62 (17.27%) UNIX
3 54 (15.04%) Windows
4 34 (9.47%) Solaris
5 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.11%) Android
9 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.84%) CentOS
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.56%) HPUX
12 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (18.11%) TDD
3 53 (14.76%) DevOps
4 51 (14.21%) SOA
5 47 (13.09%) Scrum
6 42 (11.70%) OO
7 39 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (10.31%) Configuration Management
9 30 (8.36%) MVC
10 29 (8.08%) Content Management
11 23 (6.41%) Web Development
12 22 (6.13%) User Stories
13 20 (5.57%) Digital Marketing
14 19 (5.29%) Use Case
14 19 (5.29%) E-Commerce
15 18 (5.01%) Validation
16 15 (4.18%) RUP
17 14 (3.90%) ETL
17 14 (3.90%) B2C
17 14 (3.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 154 (42.90%) Java
2 107 (29.81%) SQL
3 86 (23.96%) JavaScript
4 76 (21.17%) C#
5 45 (12.53%) Ruby
6 40 (11.14%) Python
7 16 (4.46%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.46%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.34%) PHP
9 10 (2.79%) C
9 10 (2.79%) C++
9 10 (2.79%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.23%) Perl
11 7 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.67%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.39%) Groovy
14 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.84%) VB
15 2 (0.56%) VB6
15 2 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (3.06%) Degree
2 9 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.39%) CISSP
6 3 (0.84%) ISEB
6 3 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.56%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.56%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) MCP
8 1 (0.28%) MCSD
8 1 (0.28%) HND
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.39%) SLA
2 4 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.11%) vSphere
3 4 (1.11%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.11%) Docker
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.56%) vCloud
4 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 51 (14.21%) Puppet
2 42 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.13%) Ansible
4 5 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.11%) OpenAM
5 4 (1.11%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.28%) Nessus
8 1 (0.28%) Opsview
Vendors
1 53 (14.76%) Oracle
2 32 (8.91%) IBM
2 32 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.57%) Citrix
4 16 (4.46%) Red Hat
4 16 (4.46%) VMware
5 13 (3.62%) SAP
6 12 (3.34%) Atlassian
7 10 (2.79%) ESRI
7 10 (2.79%) Google
8 8 (2.23%) HP
9 7 (1.95%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.95%) FatWire
10 6 (1.67%) Sybase
11 5 (1.39%) Omniture
11 5 (1.39%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.11%) ForgeRock
12 4 (1.11%) Cisco
12 4 (1.11%) Adobe
12 4 (1.11%) JD Edwards
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