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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 38 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2276 2014 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.61% 4.33% 3.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.56% 15.22% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1292 1244
Average daily rate
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£395 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 41
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -15.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13745 13229 13967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.84% 28.44% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8985 8596 8674
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 276 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +4 1183 £413 - 341
South East +3 333 £361 -3.66% 162
North West -1 175 £350 +7.69% 103
East of England +14 146 £375 - 56
South West -16 130 £375 +7.14% 49
West Midlands -1 109 £325 -6.00% 30
Yorkshire -8 104 £350 +17.15% 72
East Midlands +8 56 £325 +18.18% 39
North East +10 25 £325 -11.86% 17
Midlands +3 9 £500 - 2
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1599 (36.18%) Java
2 1366 (30.91%) XML
3 1350 (30.55%) JavaScript
4 1336 (30.23%) .NET
5 1278 (28.92%) HTML
6 1228 (27.79%) SQL
7 1168 (26.43%) C#
8 1001 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
9 943 (21.34%) CSS
10 921 (20.84%) SQL Server
11 889 (20.12%) SOAP
12 864 (19.55%) TDD
13 767 (17.36%) Oracle
14 742 (16.79%) Linux
15 731 (16.54%) MVC
16 708 (16.02%) ASP.NET
17 707 (16.00%) Scrum
18 679 (15.37%) jQuery
19 650 (14.71%) Finance
20 630 (14.26%) REST
21 610 (13.80%) Spring
22 569 (12.88%) OO
23 567 (12.83%) RESTful
24 552 (12.49%) JSON
25 535 (12.11%) WCF
26 532 (12.04%) Microsoft
27 518 (11.72%) Windows
28 502 (11.36%) SOA
29 489 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
30 477 (10.79%) Continuous Integration

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 295 (6.68%) Apache
2 238 (5.39%) SharePoint
3 229 (5.18%) Tomcat
4 200 (4.53%) IIS
5 189 (4.28%) WebSphere
6 173 (3.91%) CMS
7 167 (3.78%) WebLogic
8 136 (3.08%) Node.js
9 107 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
10 89 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 73 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 59 (1.34%) Confluence
13 56 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 54 (1.22%) nginx
15 53 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
15 53 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
16 47 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
17 42 (0.95%) Umbraco
18 39 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
19 37 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 171 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 78 (1.77%) MS Office
3 37 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.72%) InfoPath
5 22 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.32%) MS Project
7 5 (0.11%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.068%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.068%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.068%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.045%) Blender
9 2 (0.045%) Stata
9 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.023%) Windchill
10 1 (0.023%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.023%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.023%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 112 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
3 33 (0.75%) Magento
4 26 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 24 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.29%) Workday HCM
8 12 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.25%) SAP HR
10 10 (0.23%) Markit EDM
11 9 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (0.20%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.16%) SAP CRM
13 6 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
14 4 (0.091%) Oracle Payables
14 4 (0.091%) WebTrends
14 4 (0.091%) SAP IS-U
14 4 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 3 (0.068%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 489 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
4 95 (2.15%) SaaS
5 70 (1.58%) Amazon S3
6 63 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (0.72%) PaaS
8 28 (0.63%) Force.com
9 22 (0.50%) IaaS
10 19 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (0.38%) Office 365
12 16 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.20%) Heroku
14 8 (0.18%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.14%) GitHub
16 5 (0.11%) Route 53
17 4 (0.091%) ElastiCache
18 3 (0.068%) IBM SmartCloud
18 3 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
18 3 (0.068%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 253 (5.73%) HTTP
2 177 (4.01%) Internet
3 133 (3.01%) LDAP
4 95 (2.15%) Firewall
5 82 (1.86%) TCP/IP
6 79 (1.79%) DNS
7 67 (1.52%) SSL
8 57 (1.29%) VPN
9 55 (1.24%) Intranet
10 44 (1.00%) FTP
11 37 (0.84%) SAN
11 37 (0.84%) HTTPS
12 21 (0.48%) LAN
13 20 (0.45%) WAN
14 17 (0.38%) DHCP
14 17 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
14 17 (0.38%) Network Security
15 16 (0.36%) SSH
16 12 (0.27%) Extranet
17 10 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 921 (20.84%) SQL Server
2 386 (8.74%) MySQL
3 281 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 244 (5.52%) NoSQL
5 241 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 182 (4.12%) Oracle Database
7 178 (4.03%) MongoDB
8 169 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 144 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 108 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 86 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 83 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
13 82 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 75 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
15 68 (1.54%) Big Data
16 65 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
17 62 (1.40%) CouchDB
18 54 (1.22%) Hadoop
19 41 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
19 41 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 379 (8.58%) Subversion
2 359 (8.12%) Git (software)
3 328 (7.42%) Visual Studio
4 314 (7.11%) Maven
5 265 (6.00%) Selenium
6 252 (5.70%) Jenkins
7 218 (4.93%) Cucumber
8 214 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 212 (4.80%) JUnit
10 191 (4.32%) Eclipse
11 177 (4.01%) JIRA
12 162 (3.67%) Ant
13 132 (2.99%) SoapUI
14 107 (2.42%) NUnit
15 93 (2.10%) Hudson
16 88 (1.99%) WebDriver
17 80 (1.81%) TeamCity
18 57 (1.29%) SpecFlow
19 51 (1.15%) Calabash
19 51 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 650 (14.71%) Finance
2 220 (4.98%) Banking
3 145 (3.28%) Retail
4 124 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 103 (2.33%) Marketing
6 63 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 58 (1.31%) Publishing
8 57 (1.29%) Games
9 55 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 55 (1.24%) Back Office
10 45 (1.02%) Front Office
11 37 (0.84%) Advertising
12 32 (0.72%) Electronics
13 22 (0.50%) Automotive
14 16 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.34%) Legal
16 14 (0.32%) Billing
17 11 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.23%) Law
18 10 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2643 (59.81%) Developer
2 573 (12.97%) Java Developer
3 509 (11.52%) .NET Developer
4 340 (7.69%) Architect
5 306 (6.92%) Analyst
6 298 (6.74%) C# Developer
7 274 (6.20%) Senior Developer
8 217 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 189 (4.28%) Web Developer
10 188 (4.25%) Consultant
11 147 (3.33%) Tester
12 137 (3.10%) Software Engineer
13 134 (3.03%) Test Analyst
14 131 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
15 126 (2.85%) ASP.NET Developer
16 111 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
17 108 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
17 108 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 104 (2.35%) PHP Developer
19 95 (2.15%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1366 (30.91%) XML
2 1336 (30.23%) .NET
3 1278 (28.92%) HTML
4 943 (21.34%) CSS
5 889 (20.12%) SOAP
6 708 (16.02%) ASP.NET
7 679 (15.37%) jQuery
8 630 (14.26%) REST
9 610 (13.80%) Spring
10 567 (12.83%) RESTful
11 552 (12.49%) JSON
12 535 (12.11%) WCF
13 446 (10.09%) J2EE
14 441 (9.98%) HTML5
15 404 (9.14%) Ajax
16 359 (8.12%) .NET Framework
17 340 (7.69%) Hibernate
18 270 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 260 (5.88%) XSLT
20 213 (4.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 286 (6.47%) Open Source
2 225 (5.09%) Mobile App
3 149 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 119 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 108 (2.44%) iPad
6 88 (1.99%) Client/Server
7 86 (1.95%) Social Media
8 76 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 57 (1.29%) iPhone
10 55 (1.24%) CMDB
11 53 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 49 (1.11%) Data Integration
13 46 (1.04%) Digital Media
14 44 (1.00%) Replication
15 36 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
16 34 (0.77%) Visualisation
17 33 (0.75%) W3C
18 29 (0.66%) DTV
19 28 (0.63%) Blackberry
20 27 (0.61%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 742 (16.79%) Linux
2 518 (11.72%) Windows
3 424 (9.59%) UNIX
4 226 (5.11%) Apple iOS
5 219 (4.96%) Android
6 73 (1.65%) CentOS
7 71 (1.61%) Solaris
8 56 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (0.61%) Debian
11 27 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 19 (0.43%) AIX
13 15 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.25%) HPUX
14 11 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.20%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1001 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
2 864 (19.55%) TDD
3 731 (16.54%) MVC
4 707 (16.00%) Scrum
5 569 (12.88%) OO
6 502 (11.36%) SOA
7 477 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
8 459 (10.39%) BDD
9 333 (7.54%) Web Development
10 330 (7.47%) Unit Testing
11 327 (7.40%) E-Commerce
12 302 (6.83%) Software Engineering
13 285 (6.45%) DevOps
14 243 (5.50%) CRM
15 233 (5.27%) Content Management
16 212 (4.80%) OOP
17 209 (4.73%) Workflow
17 209 (4.73%) Test Automation
18 205 (4.64%) UML
19 200 (4.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1599 (36.18%) Java
2 1350 (30.55%) JavaScript
3 1228 (27.79%) SQL
4 1168 (26.43%) C#
5 363 (8.21%) PHP
6 311 (7.04%) Ruby
7 300 (6.79%) Python
8 225 (5.09%) T-SQL
9 194 (4.39%) PL/SQL
10 149 (3.37%) C++
11 143 (3.24%) VB.NET
12 126 (2.85%) Shell Script
12 126 (2.85%) Scala
13 123 (2.78%) Objective-C
14 107 (2.42%) Perl
14 107 (2.42%) Groovy
14 107 (2.42%) Bash Shell
15 88 (1.99%) PowerShell
16 81 (1.83%) C
17 80 (1.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 291 (6.59%) Degree
2 199 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 140 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 75 (1.70%) ISEB
5 48 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 43 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 24 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 19 (0.43%) Sun Certification
10 15 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (0.34%) MCSE
11 14 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.29%) BC Cleared
13 12 (0.27%) MCITP
14 11 (0.25%) IBM WebSphere Certification
15 9 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
16 5 (0.11%) CISSP
16 5 (0.11%) MCP
16 5 (0.11%) MCSD
16 5 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (6.77%) QA
2 31 (0.70%) SLA
3 20 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.20%) HL7
7 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.16%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.045%) WAI
11 1 (0.023%) COBIT
11 1 (0.023%) WCAG
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 75 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 59 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.52%) Varnish
4 21 (0.48%) vSphere
5 18 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.32%) XenApp
8 14 (0.32%) vCloud
9 13 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (0.25%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.23%) KVM
11 10 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.14%) XenServer
12 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.11%) Docker
14 4 (0.091%) RHEV
14 4 (0.091%) Cygwin
14 4 (0.091%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 240 (5.43%) Puppet
2 222 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (2.13%) Nagios
4 43 (0.97%) Cacti
5 38 (0.86%) Salt
6 36 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 35 (0.79%) Ansible
8 34 (0.77%) Vagrant
9 29 (0.66%) ZABBIX
10 28 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 18 (0.41%) Opsview
12 13 (0.29%) Oracle EDQ
12 13 (0.29%) collectd
12 13 (0.29%) Capistrano
13 10 (0.23%) OpenSSO
14 9 (0.20%) SCOM
15 8 (0.18%) CA SiteMinder
16 7 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
16 7 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 6 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 767 (17.36%) Oracle
2 532 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 173 (3.91%) JBoss
4 119 (2.69%) IBM
5 116 (2.63%) SAP
6 115 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 109 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
8 95 (2.15%) VMware
9 80 (1.81%) ServiceNow
10 79 (1.79%) HP
11 63 (1.43%) Apple
12 61 (1.38%) Google
13 53 (1.20%) ATG
14 51 (1.15%) Zend
15 50 (1.13%) Endeca
16 45 (1.02%) Sitecore
17 44 (1.00%) Twitter
18 43 (0.97%) Perforce
18 43 (0.97%) Citrix
19 42 (0.95%) hybris
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
East Anglia
Roc Search
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ifftner Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday