The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 43 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2169 1719 1924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.14% 3.91% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.50% 14.58% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1118 1194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.15 £27.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £41.40 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13998 11791 14339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.73% 26.85% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9150 7528 8639
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 340 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +7 1119 £400 -3.03% 346
South East -4 346 £333 -5.00% 150
North West +3 172 £350 +12.00% 71
East of England +3 133 £375 - 66
Yorkshire +3 131 £300 +3.44% 77
South West +2 119 £400 +14.28% 47
West Midlands -10 73 £375 +7.14% 24
East Midlands -15 53 £290 -10.76% 35
North East -18 17 £269 -2.27% 15
Midlands 0 6 £350 +25.00% 1
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1627 (40.30%) Java
2 1298 (32.15%) .NET
3 1286 (31.86%) XML
4 1239 (30.69%) SQL
5 1229 (30.44%) JavaScript
6 1178 (29.18%) HTML
7 1101 (27.27%) C#
8 926 (22.94%) SOAP
9 912 (22.59%) SQL Server
10 907 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
11 890 (22.05%) CSS
12 779 (19.30%) TDD
13 729 (18.06%) Oracle
14 699 (17.31%) MVC
15 677 (16.77%) Linux
16 651 (16.13%) ASP.NET
17 633 (15.68%) Spring
18 627 (15.53%) Scrum
19 612 (15.16%) jQuery
20 600 (14.86%) REST
21 577 (14.29%) Finance
22 532 (13.18%) SOA
23 520 (12.88%) OO
24 517 (12.81%) RESTful
25 496 (12.29%) JSON
26 479 (11.87%) WCF
27 475 (11.77%) Microsoft
28 461 (11.42%) J2EE
29 447 (11.07%) Windows
30 430 (10.65%) HTML5

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 262 (6.49%) Apache
2 239 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 224 (5.55%) Tomcat
4 178 (4.41%) IIS
5 175 (4.33%) WebSphere
6 167 (4.14%) CMS
7 166 (4.11%) Node.js
8 157 (3.89%) WebLogic
9 84 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 67 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
11 61 (1.51%) Oracle Service Bus
12 53 (1.31%) nginx
13 51 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
13 51 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
14 41 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
15 39 (0.97%) Mule
16 37 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 37 (0.92%) WordPress
17 36 (0.89%) Liferay
18 32 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 204 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 61 (1.51%) MS Office
3 38 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.69%) InfoPath
5 25 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.25%) MS Project
8 6 (0.15%) Mingle
9 3 (0.074%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.050%) SPSS
10 2 (0.050%) Stata
11 1 (0.025%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.025%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.025%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.025%) Windchill
11 1 (0.025%) Maya
11 1 (0.025%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 86 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 35 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 27 (0.67%) Magento
5 16 (0.40%) SAP CRM
6 15 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (0.37%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.15%) Exstream
11 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (0.099%) SAP IS-U
12 4 (0.099%) Academy Housing
13 3 (0.074%) SAP HR
13 3 (0.074%) WebTrends
13 3 (0.074%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 382 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (2.63%) SaaS
3 78 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 53 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 22 (0.54%) PaaS
8 19 (0.47%) GitHub
9 18 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
10 13 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (0.32%) IaaS
10 13 (0.32%) Office 365
11 12 (0.30%) Force.com
12 10 (0.25%) Heroku
13 3 (0.074%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.074%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.074%) IBM SmartCloud
14 2 (0.050%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.050%) Route 53
14 2 (0.050%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 215 (5.33%) HTTP
2 203 (5.03%) Internet
3 139 (3.44%) LDAP
4 103 (2.55%) DNS
5 88 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 86 (2.13%) SSL
7 50 (1.24%) Firewall
8 44 (1.09%) Intranet
9 33 (0.82%) VPN
10 27 (0.67%) FTP
11 25 (0.62%) Kerberos
11 25 (0.62%) SAN
12 24 (0.59%) LAN
13 20 (0.50%) AMQP
14 18 (0.45%) SNMP
15 17 (0.42%) WAN
16 16 (0.40%) HTTPS
17 13 (0.32%) NAS
18 11 (0.27%) X.509
18 11 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 912 (22.59%) SQL Server
2 379 (9.39%) MySQL
3 284 (7.03%) Relational Database
4 271 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 210 (5.20%) NoSQL
6 183 (4.53%) MongoDB
7 177 (4.38%) Oracle Database
8 140 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 140 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 127 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 84 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
11 82 (2.03%) RDBMS
12 69 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 67 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 63 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 58 (1.44%) CouchDB
16 48 (1.19%) Hadoop
17 47 (1.16%) DB2
18 46 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
19 44 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 370 (9.17%) Subversion
2 337 (8.35%) Git (software)
3 274 (6.79%) Visual Studio
4 268 (6.64%) Maven
5 254 (6.29%) Selenium
6 211 (5.23%) Jenkins
7 185 (4.58%) JUnit
7 185 (4.58%) Cucumber
8 182 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 145 (3.59%) Eclipse
10 139 (3.44%) Ant
11 128 (3.17%) SoapUI
12 118 (2.92%) JIRA
13 101 (2.50%) WebDriver
14 98 (2.43%) Hudson
15 83 (2.06%) NUnit
16 74 (1.83%) TeamCity
17 62 (1.54%) JBehave
18 50 (1.24%) CruiseControl
19 48 (1.19%) Calabash
General
1 577 (14.29%) Finance
2 235 (5.82%) Banking
3 126 (3.12%) Retail
4 121 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 104 (2.58%) Marketing
6 76 (1.88%) Publishing
7 64 (1.59%) Back Office
8 58 (1.44%) Games
9 48 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 37 (0.92%) Advertising
11 34 (0.84%) Front Office
12 24 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.45%) Legal
15 16 (0.40%) Billing
16 15 (0.37%) Electronics
17 11 (0.27%) Local Government
17 11 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.20%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2453 (60.76%) Developer
2 583 (14.44%) Java Developer
3 437 (10.82%) .NET Developer
4 315 (7.80%) Analyst
4 315 (7.80%) Architect
5 301 (7.46%) C# Developer
6 249 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 223 (5.52%) Web Developer
8 212 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 161 (3.99%) Consultant
10 135 (3.34%) Test Analyst
11 120 (2.97%) ASP.NET Developer
12 113 (2.80%) Tester
13 108 (2.68%) Software Engineer
14 106 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
15 97 (2.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 92 (2.28%) DevOps Engineer
16 92 (2.28%) Senior Java Developer
17 81 (2.01%) PHP Developer
18 80 (1.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1298 (32.15%) .NET
2 1286 (31.86%) XML
3 1178 (29.18%) HTML
4 926 (22.94%) SOAP
5 890 (22.05%) CSS
6 651 (16.13%) ASP.NET
7 633 (15.68%) Spring
8 612 (15.16%) jQuery
9 600 (14.86%) REST
10 517 (12.81%) RESTful
11 496 (12.29%) JSON
12 479 (11.87%) WCF
13 461 (11.42%) J2EE
14 430 (10.65%) HTML5
15 411 (10.18%) Ajax
16 385 (9.54%) Hibernate
17 294 (7.28%) .NET Framework
18 288 (7.13%) XSLT
19 248 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
20 238 (5.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 227 (5.62%) Open Source
2 217 (5.38%) Mobile App
3 165 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
4 128 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 93 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 89 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 56 (1.39%) iPad
8 55 (1.36%) Social Media
9 54 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 50 (1.24%) CMDB
11 40 (0.99%) Digital Media
12 37 (0.92%) Data Integration
13 34 (0.84%) iPhone
14 33 (0.82%) NHS
15 32 (0.79%) W3C
15 32 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
16 31 (0.77%) Derivative
17 30 (0.74%) IPTV
18 28 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
18 28 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 677 (16.77%) Linux
2 447 (11.07%) Windows
3 408 (10.11%) UNIX
4 200 (4.95%) Apple iOS
5 182 (4.51%) Android
6 65 (1.61%) CentOS
7 64 (1.59%) Solaris
8 61 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 45 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 34 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 25 (0.62%) Debian
14 20 (0.50%) Windows 8
15 19 (0.47%) Windows 7
16 17 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (0.40%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.35%) Windows Phone
19 12 (0.30%) AIX
20 11 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 907 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
2 779 (19.30%) TDD
3 699 (17.31%) MVC
4 627 (15.53%) Scrum
5 532 (13.18%) SOA
6 520 (12.88%) OO
7 406 (10.06%) BDD
8 375 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 316 (7.83%) Web Development
10 278 (6.89%) Unit Testing
11 273 (6.76%) Software Engineering
12 254 (6.29%) E-Commerce
13 224 (5.55%) CRM
14 199 (4.93%) Workflow
15 198 (4.90%) Test Automation
16 189 (4.68%) UML
17 186 (4.61%) Content Management
18 173 (4.29%) ITIL
19 171 (4.24%) OOP
20 150 (3.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1627 (40.30%) Java
2 1239 (30.69%) SQL
3 1229 (30.44%) JavaScript
4 1101 (27.27%) C#
5 359 (8.89%) Ruby
6 320 (7.93%) PHP
7 281 (6.96%) Python
8 230 (5.70%) T-SQL
9 220 (5.45%) PL/SQL
10 150 (3.72%) C++
11 145 (3.59%) VB.NET
12 116 (2.87%) Bash Shell
13 106 (2.63%) Perl
14 103 (2.55%) XPath
14 103 (2.55%) Scala
15 96 (2.38%) Groovy
16 89 (2.20%) Shell Script
17 79 (1.96%) Objective-C
17 79 (1.96%) VB
18 77 (1.91%) C
Qualifications
1 332 (8.22%) Degree
2 167 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 127 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 83 (2.06%) ISEB
5 47 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (1.02%) ISTQB
7 24 (0.59%) MCSE
8 22 (0.54%) Sun Certification
9 21 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.27%) CCNA
12 10 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.25%) MCITP
13 8 (0.20%) MCSD
13 8 (0.20%) MCP
14 5 (0.12%) MCTS
14 5 (0.12%) RHCE
14 5 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.099%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (5.50%) QA
2 24 (0.59%) SLA
3 15 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.25%) HL7
5 7 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.15%) WAI
6 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.12%) COBIT
8 4 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.074%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.050%) WCAG
11 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 44 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (0.40%) vSphere
5 15 (0.37%) VMware ESX
5 15 (0.37%) Varnish
6 13 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.32%) XenApp
7 11 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.25%) NFS
9 9 (0.22%) Squid
10 8 (0.20%) XenServer
11 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.12%) Samba
12 5 (0.12%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 171 (4.24%) Puppet
2 155 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (2.08%) Nagios
4 40 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 36 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 25 (0.62%) Cacti
7 24 (0.59%) ZABBIX
8 20 (0.50%) Ansible
9 17 (0.42%) collectd
10 13 (0.32%) Vagrant
11 12 (0.30%) Tivoli
12 10 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
13 9 (0.22%) Ganglia
13 9 (0.22%) OpenSSO
13 9 (0.22%) HP UCMDB
14 7 (0.17%) CA SiteMinder
14 7 (0.17%) Capistrano
15 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 5 (0.12%) Data Guard
16 4 (0.099%) SCCM
Vendors
1 729 (18.06%) Oracle
2 475 (11.77%) Microsoft
3 162 (4.01%) JBoss
4 118 (2.92%) IBM
5 94 (2.33%) HP
6 89 (2.20%) SAP
7 86 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 85 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 80 (1.98%) ServiceNow
10 71 (1.76%) VMware
11 56 (1.39%) Adobe
12 49 (1.21%) Sybase
13 48 (1.19%) Apple
14 47 (1.16%) Remedy
15 44 (1.09%) Twitter
16 43 (1.07%) BMC
16 43 (1.07%) Google
17 40 (0.99%) hybris
18 38 (0.94%) Siebel
19 37 (0.92%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £370 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Personnel IT
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £200 - 280 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £900 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
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Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £500 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday