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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 39 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2331 2214 2059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.55% 4.60% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.28% 15.67% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1459 1437 1275
Average daily rate
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£388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 50
Average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.88% -18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £22.94 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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
14321 14131 14674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.98% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9235 9254 9139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 0 1174 £413 -1.78% 296
South East -4 333 £353 -6.74% 142
North West +7 207 £344 +1.85% 115
East of England +11 175 £383 -4.37% 62
South West -14 124 £375 +15.38% 50
West Midlands -5 116 £325 -0.76% 33
Yorkshire -10 109 £350 +12.90% 70
East Midlands -6 44 £340 +23.63% 26
North East +12 37 £325 -10.34% 10
Midlands +4 12 £500 -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1601 (35.79%) Java
2 1335 (29.85%) XML
3 1323 (29.58%) .NET
4 1322 (29.56%) JavaScript
5 1239 (27.70%) HTML
6 1212 (27.10%) SQL
7 1159 (25.91%) C#
8 1025 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
9 908 (20.30%) TDD
10 900 (20.12%) SQL Server
11 884 (19.76%) CSS
12 856 (19.14%) SOAP
13 792 (17.71%) Oracle
14 770 (17.21%) Linux
15 757 (16.92%) MVC
16 729 (16.30%) Scrum
17 696 (15.56%) ASP.NET
18 672 (15.02%) jQuery
19 627 (14.02%) RESTful
19 627 (14.02%) REST
20 625 (13.97%) Finance
21 617 (13.79%) Spring
22 577 (12.90%) OO
22 577 (12.90%) Microsoft
23 568 (12.70%) Windows
24 556 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
25 542 (12.12%) WCF
26 526 (11.76%) JSON
27 508 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
28 491 (10.98%) BDD

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 331 (7.40%) Apache
2 255 (5.70%) Tomcat
3 243 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 205 (4.58%) IIS
5 186 (4.16%) WebSphere
6 170 (3.80%) CMS
7 167 (3.73%) WebLogic
8 134 (3.00%) Node.js
9 114 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
10 90 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 71 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 63 (1.41%) Confluence
13 60 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 55 (1.23%) nginx
15 53 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 52 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
17 44 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
18 40 (0.89%) Apache Solr
19 38 (0.85%) Umbraco
20 36 (0.80%) Drupal
Applications
1 198 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 74 (1.65%) MS Office
3 33 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.67%) InfoPath
5 23 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 21 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 18 (0.40%) MS Project
8 7 (0.16%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.089%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.067%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.045%) Stata
11 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.045%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.045%) Blender
12 1 (0.022%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.022%) Vectorworks
12 1 (0.022%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.022%) SPSS
12 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 132 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 31 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 29 (0.65%) Magento
5 15 (0.34%) Workday HCM
6 13 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 13 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.20%) WebTrends
10 8 (0.18%) Markit EDM
11 6 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
11 6 (0.13%) SAP CRM
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.089%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 4 (0.089%) Shopify
14 3 (0.067%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 556 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
3 122 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (2.12%) Amazon S3
5 89 (1.99%) SaaS
6 60 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (0.94%) Force.com
8 35 (0.78%) PaaS
9 26 (0.58%) IaaS
10 22 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
11 21 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
12 17 (0.38%) Office 365
13 11 (0.25%) CloudFront
13 11 (0.25%) Heroku
14 10 (0.22%) GitHub
15 8 (0.18%) Route 53
16 4 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
16 4 (0.089%) IBM SmartCloud
17 3 (0.067%) ElastiCache
17 3 (0.067%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 279 (6.24%) HTTP
2 192 (4.29%) Internet
3 107 (2.39%) Firewall
4 102 (2.28%) LDAP
5 91 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 88 (1.97%) DNS
7 66 (1.48%) SSL
8 55 (1.23%) VPN
9 45 (1.01%) FTP
10 44 (0.98%) SAN
11 42 (0.94%) Intranet
12 37 (0.83%) HTTPS
13 25 (0.56%) DHCP
13 25 (0.56%) LAN
14 23 (0.51%) WAN
15 21 (0.47%) Network Security
16 19 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
17 17 (0.38%) SSH
18 13 (0.29%) AMQP
19 11 (0.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 900 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 410 (9.17%) MySQL
3 273 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 247 (5.52%) NoSQL
5 214 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 211 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 178 (3.98%) MongoDB
8 170 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 139 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 92 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 91 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
12 80 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 78 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 75 (1.68%) Big Data
15 70 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 64 (1.43%) CouchDB
17 60 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
17 60 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
18 55 (1.23%) Hadoop
19 44 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 426 (9.52%) Subversion
2 405 (9.05%) Git (software)
3 336 (7.51%) Maven
3 336 (7.51%) Visual Studio
4 283 (6.33%) Jenkins
5 265 (5.92%) Selenium
6 243 (5.43%) JUnit
7 227 (5.07%) Cucumber
8 224 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 222 (4.96%) Eclipse
10 219 (4.90%) JIRA
11 158 (3.53%) Ant
12 129 (2.88%) SoapUI
13 117 (2.62%) NUnit
14 108 (2.41%) Hudson
15 91 (2.03%) TeamCity
16 78 (1.74%) WebDriver
17 62 (1.39%) Mockito
18 61 (1.36%) SpecFlow
19 52 (1.16%) MSTest
General
1 625 (13.97%) Finance
2 207 (4.63%) Banking
3 154 (3.44%) Retail
4 142 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 110 (2.46%) Marketing
6 68 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 67 (1.50%) Publishing
8 62 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 60 (1.34%) Games
10 58 (1.30%) Front Office
11 49 (1.10%) Back Office
12 41 (0.92%) Advertising
13 37 (0.83%) Electronics
14 25 (0.56%) Automotive
15 18 (0.40%) Legal
16 17 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.29%) Billing
19 10 (0.22%) Local Government
19 10 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2636 (58.93%) Developer
2 580 (12.97%) Java Developer
3 476 (10.64%) .NET Developer
4 336 (7.51%) Architect
5 299 (6.68%) Analyst
6 284 (6.35%) C# Developer
7 274 (6.13%) Senior Developer
8 200 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
9 178 (3.98%) Consultant
10 176 (3.93%) Web Developer
11 154 (3.44%) Software Engineer
12 136 (3.04%) Tester
13 133 (2.97%) Test Analyst
14 132 (2.95%) PHP Developer
14 132 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
15 121 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
16 106 (2.37%) ASP.NET Developer
17 104 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
18 97 (2.17%) iOS Developer
18 97 (2.17%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1335 (29.85%) XML
2 1323 (29.58%) .NET
3 1239 (27.70%) HTML
4 884 (19.76%) CSS
5 856 (19.14%) SOAP
6 696 (15.56%) ASP.NET
7 672 (15.02%) jQuery
8 627 (14.02%) RESTful
8 627 (14.02%) REST
9 617 (13.79%) Spring
10 542 (12.12%) WCF
11 526 (11.76%) JSON
12 472 (10.55%) J2EE
13 440 (9.84%) HTML5
14 398 (8.90%) Ajax
15 358 (8.00%) .NET Framework
16 344 (7.69%) Hibernate
17 274 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 273 (6.10%) XSLT
19 222 (4.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 309 (6.91%) Open Source
2 226 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 137 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 119 (2.66%) iPad
5 116 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 89 (1.99%) Social Media
7 85 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 77 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 62 (1.39%) iPhone
10 47 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 46 (1.03%) CMDB
12 45 (1.01%) Digital Media
13 43 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
13 43 (0.96%) Replication
14 41 (0.92%) Data Integration
15 37 (0.83%) DTV
16 35 (0.78%) Visualisation
17 33 (0.74%) Fixed Income
18 32 (0.72%) GIS
19 28 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 770 (17.21%) Linux
2 568 (12.70%) Windows
3 437 (9.77%) UNIX
4 210 (4.69%) Android
5 207 (4.63%) Apple iOS
6 92 (2.06%) CentOS
7 83 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 69 (1.54%) Solaris
9 67 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 56 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 42 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 35 (0.78%) Debian
13 23 (0.51%) AIX
14 17 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.36%) HPUX
16 14 (0.31%) Windows Phone
17 13 (0.29%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.27%) Windows XP
19 10 (0.22%) Windows 7
20 9 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1025 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 908 (20.30%) TDD
3 757 (16.92%) MVC
4 729 (16.30%) Scrum
5 577 (12.90%) OO
6 508 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 491 (10.98%) BDD
8 485 (10.84%) SOA
9 363 (8.12%) E-Commerce
10 338 (7.56%) Unit Testing
11 328 (7.33%) Software Engineering
12 314 (7.02%) DevOps
13 312 (6.98%) Web Development
14 267 (5.97%) CRM
15 220 (4.92%) Content Management
16 219 (4.90%) Configuration Management
17 210 (4.69%) OOP
18 205 (4.58%) Migration
19 199 (4.45%) Test Automation
20 198 (4.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1601 (35.79%) Java
2 1322 (29.56%) JavaScript
3 1212 (27.10%) SQL
4 1159 (25.91%) C#
5 400 (8.94%) PHP
6 314 (7.02%) Python
7 305 (6.82%) Ruby
8 212 (4.74%) T-SQL
9 184 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 158 (3.53%) C++
11 152 (3.40%) VB.NET
12 140 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 133 (2.97%) Scala
14 123 (2.75%) Bash Shell
15 119 (2.66%) Objective-C
16 112 (2.50%) Perl
17 110 (2.46%) Groovy
18 106 (2.37%) PowerShell
19 91 (2.03%) C
20 76 (1.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 312 (6.98%) Degree
2 215 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 148 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 65 (1.45%) ISEB
5 54 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 29 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.45%) MCITP
9 19 (0.42%) Sun Certification
10 18 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (0.31%) BC Cleared
11 14 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.25%) CCNA
12 11 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.20%) IBM WebSphere Certification
14 8 (0.18%) CISSP
14 8 (0.18%) MCSE
15 7 (0.16%) CISM
15 7 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (7.15%) QA
2 28 (0.63%) SLA
3 18 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.27%) HL7
4 12 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.16%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.045%) WAI
7 2 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.045%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.022%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.022%) WCAG
8 1 (0.022%) COBIT
System Software
1 82 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.63%) Varnish
4 26 (0.58%) vSphere
5 21 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (0.47%) vCloud
5 21 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.40%) XenApp
7 17 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 15 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (0.31%) VirtualBox
10 13 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (0.27%) VMware ESX
12 11 (0.25%) KVM
13 10 (0.22%) Docker
14 8 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.11%) XenServer
16 4 (0.089%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.089%) RHEV
16 4 (0.089%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 284 (6.35%) Puppet
2 247 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (1.83%) Nagios
4 46 (1.03%) Cacti
5 44 (0.98%) Vagrant
6 43 (0.96%) Salt
7 39 (0.87%) Ansible
8 32 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
9 28 (0.63%) ZABBIX
10 20 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 12 (0.27%) SCOM
12 10 (0.22%) Zenoss
12 10 (0.22%) Opsview
13 9 (0.20%) Capistrano
14 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.16%) CA SiteMinder
15 7 (0.16%) OpenSSO
15 7 (0.16%) SCCM
15 7 (0.16%) YUM
15 7 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 792 (17.71%) Oracle
2 577 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 173 (3.87%) JBoss
4 163 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 133 (2.97%) IBM
6 127 (2.84%) VMware
7 122 (2.73%) SAP
8 117 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
9 67 (1.50%) Google
10 65 (1.45%) HP
11 57 (1.27%) ATG
11 57 (1.27%) Zend
12 54 (1.21%) Apple
13 52 (1.16%) Endeca
14 50 (1.12%) Perforce
15 48 (1.07%) Citrix
15 48 (1.07%) ServiceNow
16 43 (0.96%) Siebel
17 41 (0.92%) Sybase
17 41 (0.92%) TIBCO
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £275 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £435.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago