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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 29 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 127 136 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.26% 5.39% 6.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.57% 18.33% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 86 87
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 £43.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +26.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.47 £35.18 £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £43.75 £35.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
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
649 742 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.88% 29.39% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 444 372
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Essex +2 37 £350 -5.08% 4
Cambridgeshire +9 34 £375 -16.66% 21
Hertfordshire +9 26 £363 -14.70% 21
Norfolk -5 13 £450 +5.88% 1
Suffolk -3 11 £419 -6.94% 3
Bedfordshire +1 10 £425 -1.16% 7
East Anglia +8 6 £470 -1.05%
Web Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 133 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (40.13%) Java
3 111 (37.12%) XML
4 106 (35.45%) SOAP
5 88 (29.43%) SQL
6 87 (29.10%) SQL Server
7 79 (26.42%) HTML
8 71 (23.75%) REST
9 69 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 66 (22.07%) .NET
11 65 (21.74%) SOA
12 64 (21.40%) C#
13 53 (17.73%) TDD
14 51 (17.06%) MVC
15 48 (16.05%) J2EE
16 46 (15.38%) Oracle
16 46 (15.38%) Middleware
17 44 (14.72%) Spring
18 43 (14.38%) OO
19 41 (13.71%) ASP.NET
20 40 (13.38%) RESTful
21 39 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
21 39 (13.04%) Scrum
22 37 (12.37%) HTML5
22 37 (12.37%) jQuery
23 36 (12.04%) CSS
24 33 (11.04%) Ant
24 33 (11.04%) Jenkins
25 31 (10.37%) MySQL
25 31 (10.37%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (9.36%) WebLogic
2 21 (7.02%) Mule
3 19 (6.35%) IIS
4 18 (6.02%) JBoss
5 17 (5.69%) Apache
6 16 (5.35%) CMS
7 15 (5.02%) WebSphere
8 13 (4.35%) Node.js
9 12 (4.01%) Apache ServiceMix
9 12 (4.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (2.68%) MS Exchange
10 8 (2.68%) SharePoint
11 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (1.34%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.34%) GlassFish
13 4 (1.34%) NetWeaver
13 4 (1.34%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.68%) MS Office
3 4 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Maximo
2 5 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.67%) Magento
4 2 (0.67%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.35%) SaaS
3 10 (3.34%) Office 365
4 8 (2.68%) IaaS
5 7 (2.34%) PaaS
6 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.00%) GitHub
8 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.33%) Force.com
9 1 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Heroku
9 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.01%) DNS
2 11 (3.68%) Firewall
2 11 (3.68%) FTP
2 11 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.68%) DHCP
3 8 (2.68%) HTTP
3 8 (2.68%) SAN
4 7 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (2.01%) Internet
5 6 (2.01%) iSCSI
5 6 (2.01%) NAS
5 6 (2.01%) VoIP
6 5 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.00%) BGP
7 3 (1.00%) Junos
7 3 (1.00%) LAN
7 3 (1.00%) OSPF
7 3 (1.00%) SMS
7 3 (1.00%) SSH
7 3 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (29.10%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.37%) MySQL
3 28 (9.36%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.02%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.68%) CouchDB
6 8 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.34%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.01%) GIS
8 6 (2.01%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.01%) WebFOCUS
9 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.34%) Big Data
10 4 (1.34%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (11.04%) Ant
1 33 (11.04%) Jenkins
2 31 (10.37%) SoapUI
3 28 (9.36%) Maven
4 26 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 19 (6.35%) Visual Studio
6 18 (6.02%) AccuRev
6 18 (6.02%) JIRA
6 18 (6.02%) JUnit
7 16 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.34%) Eclipse
9 9 (3.01%) Subversion
10 7 (2.34%) Selenium
11 6 (2.01%) Checkstyle
11 6 (2.01%) FindBugs
11 6 (2.01%) TestDirector
12 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.00%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 20 (6.69%) Finance
2 19 (6.35%) Marketing
3 14 (4.68%) Automotive
4 12 (4.01%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.34%) Advertising
7 6 (2.01%) Publishing
8 5 (1.67%) Back Office
9 4 (1.34%) Banking
9 4 (1.34%) Legal
9 4 (1.34%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.00%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.67%) Military
11 2 (0.67%) Retail
12 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 176 (58.86%) Developer
2 84 (28.09%) Java Developer
3 38 (12.71%) .NET Developer
4 37 (12.37%) Architect
5 28 (9.36%) Analyst
6 27 (9.03%) C# Developer
7 26 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (7.36%) J2EE Developer
10 21 (7.02%) Web Developer
11 18 (6.02%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.35%) SQL Developer
13 15 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 15 (5.02%) Integration Developer
14 14 (4.68%) Designer
14 14 (4.68%) Test Engineer
15 13 (4.35%) Test Analyst
16 12 (4.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 12 (4.01%) Solutions Designer
17 11 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (37.12%) XML
2 106 (35.45%) SOAP
3 79 (26.42%) HTML
4 71 (23.75%) REST
5 66 (22.07%) .NET
6 48 (16.05%) J2EE
7 46 (15.38%) Middleware
8 44 (14.72%) Spring
9 41 (13.71%) ASP.NET
10 40 (13.38%) RESTful
11 37 (12.37%) HTML5
11 37 (12.37%) jQuery
12 36 (12.04%) CSS
13 31 (10.37%) JSON
14 27 (9.03%) .NET Framework
15 26 (8.70%) TopLink
16 24 (8.03%) XSLT
17 21 (7.02%) Ajax
17 21 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (6.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.68%) Data Integration
3 13 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 12 (4.01%) User Experience
5 11 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.68%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.34%) Clustering
7 7 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.67%) iPad
9 4 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.34%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.34%) Life Science
9 4 (1.34%) Replication
9 4 (1.34%) Social Media
9 4 (1.34%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.00%) Telematics
11 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.03%) Windows
2 27 (9.03%) Linux
3 20 (6.69%) Unix
4 11 (3.68%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.68%) Solaris
5 8 (2.68%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.74%) SOA
3 53 (17.73%) TDD
4 51 (17.06%) MVC
5 43 (14.38%) OO
6 39 (13.04%) Scrum
7 31 (10.37%) Web Development
8 27 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.36%) E-Commerce
10 24 (8.03%) Open Source
11 19 (6.35%) Automated Testing
12 18 (6.02%) Data Modelling
12 18 (6.02%) DevOps
13 16 (5.35%) Process Improvement
13 16 (5.35%) SDLC
14 15 (5.02%) Content Management
14 15 (5.02%) Defect Management
14 15 (5.02%) ETL
14 15 (5.02%) Microservices
14 15 (5.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 120 (40.13%) Java
2 88 (29.43%) SQL
3 69 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 64 (21.40%) C#
5 14 (4.68%) Groovy
6 13 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.68%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.34%) C++
9 7 (2.34%) PHP
10 6 (2.01%) Perl
10 6 (2.01%) Python
10 6 (2.01%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.67%) Ruby
12 4 (1.34%) ABAP
13 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.33%) C
14 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (5.69%) ISEB
2 11 (3.68%) Degree
2 11 (3.68%) ISEB Practitioner
3 10 (3.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.34%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.67%) JNCIA
6 2 (0.67%) MCSE
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.35%) QA
2 6 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.34%) XenApp
4 3 (1.00%) Docker
4 3 (1.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.67%) vSphere
5 2 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.33%) iptables
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (3.34%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 8 (2.68%) MOM
3 4 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.34%) Puppet
4 3 (1.00%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.67%) Ansible
5 2 (0.67%) Bacula
5 2 (0.67%) Graphite
5 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 2 (0.67%) SCOM
5 2 (0.67%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.33%) logstash
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 46 (15.38%) Oracle
2 31 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.02%) Google
3 18 (6.02%) VMware
4 16 (5.35%) IBM
5 14 (4.68%) HP
5 14 (4.68%) WSO2
6 13 (4.35%) Citrix
7 10 (3.34%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.01%) MuleSoft
9 7 (2.34%) Cisco
9 7 (2.34%) hybris
10 6 (2.01%) BMC
10 6 (2.01%) ESRI
10 6 (2.01%) Rally
10 6 (2.01%) SAP
11 5 (1.67%) Remedy
12 4 (1.34%) Adobe
13 3 (1.00%) Juniper
13 3 (1.00%) Zend
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