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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 41 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2268 2162 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.53% 4.50% 3.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.53% 16.24% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1433 1071
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £35.00 £23.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £65.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.92%
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
13717 13313 11432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.37% 27.73% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9182 8926 7363
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 175 340
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 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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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
London -3 1060 £425 +3.03% 317
South East 0 365 £380 +8.57% 123
South West +16 180 £400 -3.03% 72
East of England +11 156 £400 - 58
North West 0 155 £388 +19.23% 101
Yorkshire -14 118 £350 +9.37% 54
East Midlands -2 84 £350 +18.64% 38
West Midlands -3 75 £350 +6.06% 47
North East +18 53 £300 -7.69% 23
Midlands 0 7 £500 +42.85% 1
South Coast +3 2 - -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2000 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1771 (39.28%) Java
3 1335 (29.61%) XML
4 1326 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 1296 (28.74%) .NET
6 1262 (27.99%) SQL
7 1217 (26.99%) HTML
8 1087 (24.11%) C#
9 982 (21.78%) TDD
10 979 (21.71%) CSS
11 939 (20.83%) SOAP
12 868 (19.25%) SQL Server
13 804 (17.83%) Linux
14 803 (17.81%) Oracle
15 785 (17.41%) Scrum
16 751 (16.66%) REST
17 717 (15.90%) MVC
18 681 (15.10%) ASP.NET
19 653 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
20 651 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
21 647 (14.35%) RESTful
22 639 (14.17%) Spring
23 630 (13.97%) Finance
24 601 (13.33%) jQuery
25 595 (13.20%) OO
26 592 (13.13%) Microsoft
27 586 (13.00%) SOA
28 547 (12.13%) WCF
29 523 (11.60%) Git (software)
30 513 (11.38%) HTML5

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
1 271 (6.01%) Apache
2 243 (5.39%) CMS
3 237 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 231 (5.12%) WebLogic
5 213 (4.72%) IIS
6 206 (4.57%) JBoss
7 183 (4.06%) SharePoint
8 182 (4.04%) WebSphere
9 156 (3.46%) Node.js
10 148 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
11 80 (1.77%) Confluence
12 73 (1.62%) Mule
13 65 (1.44%) nginx
14 56 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
15 54 (1.20%) Mule ESB
16 47 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
17 43 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
18 42 (0.93%) SAS
19 41 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
19 41 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 185 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 64 (1.42%) MS Office
3 46 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.24%) MS Project
9 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.067%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.067%) SPSS
10 3 (0.067%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.044%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.022%) HipChat
12 1 (0.022%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 100 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 27 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 25 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 20 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
7 17 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
8 16 (0.35%) Magento
9 10 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
9 10 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
10 9 (0.20%) assyst
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.18%) Maximo
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (0.11%) Tridion
13 5 (0.11%) Summit
14 4 (0.089%) WebTrends
14 4 (0.089%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 651 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (2.00%) SaaS
4 89 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
5 64 (1.42%) Amazon S3
6 59 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 48 (1.06%) GitHub
8 47 (1.04%) PaaS
9 31 (0.69%) Heroku
9 31 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (0.64%) IaaS
11 27 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
12 25 (0.55%) Office 365
13 20 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
13 20 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (0.35%) Route 53
14 16 (0.35%) Force.com
15 15 (0.33%) Google Analytics
15 15 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 267 (5.92%) HTTP
2 204 (4.52%) Internet
3 112 (2.48%) Firewall
4 95 (2.11%) SSL
5 88 (1.95%) TCP/IP
6 76 (1.69%) DNS
7 68 (1.51%) LDAP
8 67 (1.49%) VPN
9 57 (1.26%) Intranet
10 43 (0.95%) Network Security
11 41 (0.91%) SAN
12 35 (0.78%) FTP
13 34 (0.75%) HTTPS
14 31 (0.69%) LAN
14 31 (0.69%) WAN
15 26 (0.58%) DHCP
16 21 (0.47%) AMQP
17 20 (0.44%) DMZ
18 17 (0.38%) SNMP
19 14 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 868 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 329 (7.30%) MySQL
3 291 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 276 (6.12%) MongoDB
5 246 (5.46%) NoSQL
6 235 (5.21%) Oracle Database
7 164 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 116 (2.57%) RDBMS
9 113 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
9 113 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 109 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
11 104 (2.31%) Big Data
12 99 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 85 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
14 80 (1.77%) Hadoop
15 70 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 59 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
17 57 (1.26%) DB2
18 54 (1.20%) Redis
18 54 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 523 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 412 (9.14%) Subversion
3 380 (8.43%) Maven
4 362 (8.03%) Jenkins
5 312 (6.92%) JUnit
5 312 (6.92%) Visual Studio
6 234 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 230 (5.10%) Selenium
8 229 (5.08%) Cucumber
9 226 (5.01%) JIRA
10 158 (3.50%) Ant
11 146 (3.24%) Eclipse
12 122 (2.71%) SoapUI
13 76 (1.69%) NUnit
14 75 (1.66%) Mockito
15 72 (1.60%) TeamCity
16 64 (1.42%) Hudson
17 55 (1.22%) Gradle
18 51 (1.13%) JMeter
19 49 (1.09%) Grunt
General
1 630 (13.97%) Finance
2 196 (4.35%) Banking
3 148 (3.28%) Retail
4 135 (2.99%) Marketing
5 102 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 79 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 59 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 56 (1.24%) Publishing
9 48 (1.06%) Games
10 43 (0.95%) Back Office
11 33 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 30 (0.67%) Electronics
13 26 (0.58%) Front Office
14 24 (0.53%) Automotive
15 22 (0.49%) Billing
16 19 (0.42%) Advertising
17 18 (0.40%) Legal
18 14 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 13 (0.29%) Multimedia
20 11 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 2616 (58.02%) Developer
2 743 (16.48%) Java Developer
3 457 (10.14%) Architect
4 430 (9.54%) .NET Developer
5 338 (7.50%) Analyst
6 315 (6.99%) Senior Developer
7 254 (5.63%) C# Developer
8 182 (4.04%) Web Developer
9 172 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
10 163 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 149 (3.30%) Consultant
12 142 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
13 131 (2.91%) Business Analyst
14 106 (2.35%) iOS Developer
15 102 (2.26%) Software Engineer
16 99 (2.20%) Tester
17 94 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
18 93 (2.06%) Test Analyst
19 91 (2.02%) ASP.NET Developer
20 89 (1.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1335 (29.61%) XML
2 1296 (28.74%) .NET
3 1217 (26.99%) HTML
4 979 (21.71%) CSS
5 939 (20.83%) SOAP
6 751 (16.66%) REST
7 681 (15.10%) ASP.NET
8 647 (14.35%) RESTful
9 639 (14.17%) Spring
10 601 (13.33%) jQuery
11 547 (12.13%) WCF
12 513 (11.38%) HTML5
13 500 (11.09%) JSON
14 493 (10.93%) J2EE
15 410 (9.09%) .NET Framework
16 382 (8.47%) Hibernate
17 307 (6.81%) Ajax
18 302 (6.70%) AngularJS
19 282 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
20 261 (5.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 232 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 226 (5.01%) User Experience
3 212 (4.70%) Mobile App
4 211 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 150 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 97 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 76 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 70 (1.55%) Clustering
9 64 (1.42%) Data Integration
10 63 (1.40%) N-Tier
10 63 (1.40%) iPad
11 59 (1.31%) Data Centre
12 53 (1.18%) Data Structures
13 51 (1.13%) iPhone
14 49 (1.09%) Social Media
14 49 (1.09%) CMDB
15 45 (1.00%) W3C
16 41 (0.91%) Digital Media
17 37 (0.82%) Mathematics
18 35 (0.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 804 (17.83%) Linux
2 512 (11.36%) Windows
3 340 (7.54%) UNIX
4 237 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 219 (4.86%) Android
6 126 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 76 (1.69%) Solaris
8 70 (1.55%) CentOS
9 48 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 43 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 28 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (0.53%) AIX
15 12 (0.27%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.27%) Windows Phone
15 12 (0.27%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.22%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2000 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
2 982 (21.78%) TDD
3 785 (17.41%) Scrum
4 717 (15.90%) MVC
5 653 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
6 595 (13.20%) OO
7 586 (13.00%) SOA
8 454 (10.07%) BDD
9 381 (8.45%) Open Source
10 356 (7.90%) E-Commerce
11 327 (7.25%) DevOps
12 322 (7.14%) SDLC
13 319 (7.07%) Software Engineering
14 268 (5.94%) Unit Testing
15 256 (5.68%) Web Development
16 245 (5.43%) CRM
17 240 (5.32%) ITIL
18 228 (5.06%) UML
19 224 (4.97%) Content Management
20 187 (4.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1771 (39.28%) Java
2 1326 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 1262 (27.99%) SQL
4 1087 (24.11%) C#
5 322 (7.14%) Python
6 294 (6.52%) Ruby
7 262 (5.81%) PHP
8 204 (4.52%) T-SQL
9 182 (4.04%) PL/SQL
10 133 (2.95%) VB.NET
11 126 (2.79%) Perl
12 121 (2.68%) C++
13 110 (2.44%) Bash Shell
14 107 (2.37%) Objective-C
15 104 (2.31%) C
16 96 (2.13%) Shell Script
17 93 (2.06%) VB
18 86 (1.91%) Groovy
19 85 (1.89%) Scala
20 63 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 387 (8.58%) Degree
2 304 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 154 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 90 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 54 (1.20%) ISEB
6 44 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 20 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 20 (0.44%) Sun Certification
9 16 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (0.33%) CISSP
11 14 (0.31%) MCSE
12 13 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.29%) MCITP
13 11 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.22%) CCNP
14 10 (0.22%) BC Cleared
15 8 (0.18%) OCPJP
15 8 (0.18%) HND
16 7 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (5.90%) QA
2 35 (0.78%) SLA
3 26 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.31%) ISO 9000
4 14 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.20%) WAI
7 8 (0.18%) HL7
8 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.13%) DICOM
9 6 (0.13%) WCAG
10 4 (0.089%) COBIT
10 4 (0.089%) GxP
10 4 (0.089%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.044%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 97 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 66 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (0.93%) Docker
4 36 (0.80%) Varnish
5 33 (0.73%) vSphere
6 31 (0.69%) vCloud
7 19 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.29%) Apache Flume
8 13 (0.29%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.20%) XenApp
11 8 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.13%) Firmware
13 4 (0.089%) Squid
13 4 (0.089%) Xen
13 4 (0.089%) XenServer
13 4 (0.089%) iptables
Systems Management
1 294 (6.52%) Puppet
2 177 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (1.91%) Ansible
4 63 (1.40%) Nagios
5 57 (1.26%) Salt
6 54 (1.20%) Vagrant
7 36 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
8 30 (0.67%) ZABBIX
9 24 (0.53%) HAProxy
10 21 (0.47%) Kibana
11 19 (0.42%) Rundeck
11 19 (0.42%) Cacti
12 18 (0.40%) SCOM
13 16 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
14 15 (0.33%) logstash
15 14 (0.31%) SCCM
16 13 (0.29%) Tivoli
17 12 (0.27%) CloudHub
18 11 (0.24%) Zenoss
19 9 (0.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 803 (17.81%) Oracle
2 592 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 189 (4.19%) Red Hat
4 165 (3.66%) IBM
5 160 (3.55%) SAP
6 142 (3.15%) VMware
7 122 (2.71%) Google
8 112 (2.48%) HP
9 108 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
10 72 (1.60%) Sitecore
11 71 (1.57%) ServiceNow
12 67 (1.49%) TIBCO
13 64 (1.42%) Adobe
14 56 (1.24%) Informatica
15 54 (1.20%) Citrix
16 50 (1.11%) Cisco
17 44 (0.98%) Remedy
18 42 (0.93%) Atlassian
19 40 (0.89%) BMC
20 39 (0.86%) Sybase
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