The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 38 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2308 2060 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.36% 4.30% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.21% 14.72% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 1381 1234
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 38
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £27.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Web Services
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14241 13993 13926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.89% 29.22% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9688 9315 8537
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 255 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in England

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the England region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in England

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in England

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the England region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in England

Web Services
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
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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
London +10 1170 £428 +3.63% 288
South East +1 332 £375 +7.14% 156
East of England +5 189 £405 +3.84% 45
North West +4 160 £325 - 95
South West -14 128 £375 +9.09% 95
West Midlands +4 118 £385 +22.22% 31
Yorkshire -7 117 £325 - 70
East Midlands -19 41 £325 +1.56% 16
North East -6 38 £313 +25.00% 18
Midlands +8 9 £313 - 2
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1941 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1715 (37.36%) Java
3 1385 (30.17%) XML
4 1371 (29.86%) JavaScript
5 1298 (28.27%) .NET
6 1296 (28.23%) HTML
7 1238 (26.97%) SQL
8 1112 (24.22%) C#
9 1004 (21.87%) TDD
10 977 (21.28%) CSS
11 806 (17.56%) MVC
12 804 (17.51%) SOAP
13 801 (17.45%) SQL Server
14 798 (17.38%) Linux
15 791 (17.23%) Oracle
16 781 (17.01%) Scrum
17 678 (14.77%) RESTful
18 668 (14.55%) ASP.NET
19 634 (13.81%) Spring
20 632 (13.77%) REST
21 620 (13.50%) jQuery
22 611 (13.31%) Finance
23 609 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
24 592 (12.89%) OO
25 581 (12.66%) Microsoft
26 560 (12.20%) Windows
27 552 (12.02%) SOA
28 543 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
29 536 (11.68%) J2EE
30 526 (11.46%) JSON

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 391 (8.52%) Apache
2 281 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 213 (4.64%) IIS
4 212 (4.62%) SharePoint
5 202 (4.40%) CMS
6 198 (4.31%) JBoss
7 194 (4.23%) WebSphere
8 180 (3.92%) WebLogic
9 122 (2.66%) Node.js
10 106 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
11 78 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 61 (1.33%) nginx
13 56 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 55 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 53 (1.15%) Confluence
16 50 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
17 49 (1.07%) Apache Solr
18 48 (1.05%) Drupal
19 47 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
20 38 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 201 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 61 (1.33%) MS Office
3 23 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.44%) MS Project
6 18 (0.39%) InfoPath
7 16 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (0.24%) Doxygen
9 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.065%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.044%) Blender
13 1 (0.022%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 138 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 25 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.37%) Magento
6 12 (0.26%) Workday HCM
7 11 (0.24%) SAP HR
7 11 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
8 9 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.17%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.17%) Markit EDM
10 7 (0.15%) ION MarketView
10 7 (0.15%) RMDS
11 6 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 4 (0.087%) Shopify
12 4 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 609 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
3 139 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (2.31%) Amazon S3
5 74 (1.61%) SaaS
6 54 (1.18%) Force.com
7 49 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
9 26 (0.57%) IaaS
10 23 (0.50%) PaaS
11 20 (0.44%) Route 53
12 19 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.26%) GitHub
14 11 (0.24%) CloudFront
14 11 (0.24%) Heroku
15 10 (0.22%) Office 365
16 3 (0.065%) ElastiCache
16 3 (0.065%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 2 (0.044%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 2 (0.044%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 264 (5.75%) HTTP
2 203 (4.42%) Internet
3 100 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 99 (2.16%) DNS
5 91 (1.98%) Firewall
6 75 (1.63%) LDAP
7 71 (1.55%) FTP
8 70 (1.52%) SSL
9 59 (1.29%) VPN
10 44 (0.96%) SAN
11 43 (0.94%) HTTPS
12 39 (0.85%) Intranet
12 39 (0.85%) DHCP
13 22 (0.48%) LAN
14 21 (0.46%) Network Security
15 19 (0.41%) WAN
16 18 (0.39%) SSH
17 17 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
18 15 (0.33%) SNMP
19 14 (0.30%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 801 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 455 (9.91%) MySQL
3 265 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 254 (5.53%) NoSQL
5 212 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 175 (3.81%) MongoDB
7 170 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 167 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 141 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 115 (2.50%) RDBMS
11 90 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
12 81 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 78 (1.70%) Big Data
14 76 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
15 73 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 61 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 58 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
18 57 (1.24%) Hadoop
19 51 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
20 50 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 477 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 431 (9.39%) Subversion
3 351 (7.65%) Maven
4 310 (6.75%) Visual Studio
5 289 (6.29%) Jenkins
6 284 (6.19%) JUnit
7 257 (5.60%) Selenium
8 254 (5.53%) Eclipse
9 249 (5.42%) JIRA
10 244 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 214 (4.66%) Cucumber
12 156 (3.40%) Ant
13 145 (3.16%) NUnit
14 117 (2.55%) SoapUI
15 110 (2.40%) Hudson
16 81 (1.76%) Mockito
17 77 (1.68%) TeamCity
18 70 (1.52%) SpecFlow
19 59 (1.29%) WebDriver
19 59 (1.29%) Xcode
General
1 611 (13.31%) Finance
2 222 (4.84%) Banking
3 158 (3.44%) Retail
4 152 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 122 (2.66%) Marketing
6 85 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 70 (1.52%) Front Office
8 65 (1.42%) Publishing
9 61 (1.33%) Games
10 56 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 48 (1.05%) Back Office
12 32 (0.70%) Advertising
13 28 (0.61%) Legal
13 28 (0.61%) Electronics
14 27 (0.59%) Automotive
15 26 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.33%) Billing
17 11 (0.24%) Local Government
18 10 (0.22%) German Language
18 10 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2730 (59.46%) Developer
2 653 (14.22%) Java Developer
3 469 (10.22%) .NET Developer
4 383 (8.34%) Architect
5 300 (6.53%) Senior Developer
6 288 (6.27%) Analyst
7 251 (5.47%) C# Developer
8 207 (4.51%) Consultant
9 174 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 158 (3.44%) Web Developer
10 158 (3.44%) PHP Developer
11 142 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
12 138 (3.01%) Software Engineer
13 130 (2.83%) Tester
14 115 (2.50%) Android Developer
14 115 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
15 112 (2.44%) iOS Developer
16 109 (2.37%) Business Analyst
16 109 (2.37%) Test Analyst
17 108 (2.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1385 (30.17%) XML
2 1298 (28.27%) .NET
3 1296 (28.23%) HTML
4 977 (21.28%) CSS
5 804 (17.51%) SOAP
6 678 (14.77%) RESTful
7 668 (14.55%) ASP.NET
8 634 (13.81%) Spring
9 632 (13.77%) REST
10 620 (13.50%) jQuery
11 536 (11.68%) J2EE
12 526 (11.46%) JSON
13 480 (10.46%) WCF
14 477 (10.39%) HTML5
15 395 (8.60%) Ajax
16 363 (7.91%) Hibernate
17 345 (7.51%) .NET Framework
18 281 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
19 269 (5.86%) XSLT
20 212 (4.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 360 (7.84%) Open Source
2 226 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 212 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 202 (4.40%) User Experience
5 170 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 125 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 108 (2.35%) Social Media
7 108 (2.35%) iPad
8 84 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 74 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 72 (1.57%) Data Structures
11 64 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
12 62 (1.35%) iPhone
13 54 (1.18%) Algorithms
14 51 (1.11%) Management Information System
15 46 (1.00%) NHS
16 42 (0.91%) Derivative
16 42 (0.91%) Visualisation
17 41 (0.89%) Replication
18 39 (0.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 798 (17.38%) Linux
2 560 (12.20%) Windows
3 463 (10.08%) UNIX
4 232 (5.05%) Android
5 216 (4.70%) Apple iOS
6 107 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 100 (2.18%) CentOS
8 66 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (1.09%) Solaris
10 46 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 41 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (0.81%) Debian
13 27 (0.59%) AIX
14 26 (0.57%) Ubuntu
15 21 (0.46%) Windows Phone
16 20 (0.44%) Mac OS X
17 15 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
18 13 (0.28%) HPUX
19 12 (0.26%) Windows 7
20 11 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1941 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1004 (21.87%) TDD
3 806 (17.56%) MVC
4 781 (17.01%) Scrum
5 592 (12.89%) OO
6 552 (12.02%) SOA
7 543 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
8 490 (10.67%) BDD
9 382 (8.32%) E-Commerce
10 363 (7.91%) Unit Testing
11 322 (7.01%) DevOps
12 302 (6.58%) Software Engineering
13 295 (6.43%) CRM
14 260 (5.66%) Web Development
15 227 (4.94%) Configuration Management
16 216 (4.70%) Workflow
17 214 (4.66%) Migration
18 194 (4.23%) Test Automation
19 190 (4.14%) OOP
20 186 (4.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1715 (37.36%) Java
2 1371 (29.86%) JavaScript
3 1238 (26.97%) SQL
4 1112 (24.22%) C#
5 420 (9.15%) PHP
6 308 (6.71%) Ruby
7 285 (6.21%) Python
8 181 (3.94%) PL/SQL
9 168 (3.66%) T-SQL
10 162 (3.53%) C++
11 152 (3.31%) Scala
12 145 (3.16%) Bash Shell
13 132 (2.88%) Objective-C
14 129 (2.81%) Shell Script
15 124 (2.70%) PowerShell
16 121 (2.64%) VB.NET
17 115 (2.50%) Perl
18 85 (1.85%) C
19 80 (1.74%) PHP5
20 76 (1.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 320 (6.97%) Degree
2 211 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 133 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 59 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (1.11%) ISEB
6 30 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 19 (0.41%) MCITP
7 19 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 18 (0.39%) CCNA
8 18 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.30%) BC Cleared
11 13 (0.28%) CISSP
11 13 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.28%) CISM
12 12 (0.26%) CCSA
12 12 (0.26%) JNCIA
13 10 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.17%) IBM WebSphere Certification
14 8 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (6.80%) QA
2 34 (0.74%) SLA
3 24 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.26%) HL7
7 7 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.087%) WAI
9 3 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.065%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.044%) WCAG
11 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.022%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.022%) PAS 55
11 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 14443
11 1 (0.022%) Solvency II
System Software
1 87 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.74%) Varnish
4 20 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.41%) vCloud
6 18 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (0.37%) vSphere
8 16 (0.35%) Docker
9 14 (0.30%) XenApp
10 13 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 13 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.24%) VirtualBox
11 11 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.22%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.17%) KVM
14 7 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.11%) NFS
16 4 (0.087%) Shibboleth
16 4 (0.087%) HDFS
17 3 (0.065%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 329 (7.17%) Puppet
2 253 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (1.94%) Nagios
4 55 (1.20%) Vagrant
5 54 (1.18%) Ansible
6 46 (1.00%) Salt
7 45 (0.98%) Cacti
8 26 (0.57%) ZABBIX
9 25 (0.54%) SCOM
9 25 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
10 22 (0.48%) SCCM
11 13 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (0.24%) Zenoss
13 10 (0.22%) Capistrano
14 9 (0.20%) Opsview
14 9 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
15 8 (0.17%) HAProxy
16 7 (0.15%) collectd
16 7 (0.15%) OpenView
17 6 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 791 (17.23%) Oracle
2 581 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 190 (4.14%) Red Hat
4 159 (3.46%) IBM
5 137 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
5 137 (2.98%) VMware
6 130 (2.83%) SAP
7 81 (1.76%) Google
8 71 (1.55%) TIBCO
9 67 (1.46%) HP
10 65 (1.42%) Zend
11 58 (1.26%) ATG
12 52 (1.13%) Perforce
13 51 (1.11%) Apple
13 51 (1.11%) Endeca
14 45 (0.98%) Siebel
15 44 (0.96%) Informatica
16 42 (0.91%) Adobe
16 42 (0.91%) ServiceNow
17 40 (0.87%) Citrix
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