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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 40 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2258 2068 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.47% 4.37% 4.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.54% 15.59% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1377 1289
Average daily rate
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£404 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.74% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 46
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.88 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.46% -3.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £23.96 £19.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.75 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -
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
13648 13265 12974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.00% 28.04% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9481 8696 8251
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 271 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -1.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £15.75 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +7 1109 £428 +6.87% 266
South East -1 366 £375 +7.14% 141
East of England +8 189 £425 +16.04% 64
North West -6 136 £350 +7.69% 95
Yorkshire -10 133 £325 +3.17% 55
South West -12 127 £375 +7.14% 66
West Midlands +13 114 £375 +15.38% 28
East Midlands -6 43 £325 +1.56% 18
North East -16 23 £330 -34.00% 15
Midlands +4 8 £300 -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1955 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1731 (38.04%) Java
3 1414 (31.07%) JavaScript
4 1375 (30.21%) HTML
5 1368 (30.06%) XML
6 1311 (28.81%) .NET
7 1308 (28.74%) SQL
8 1085 (23.84%) C#
9 1042 (22.90%) CSS
10 1004 (22.06%) TDD
11 829 (18.22%) Scrum
12 823 (18.08%) Linux
13 810 (17.80%) SOAP
14 807 (17.73%) SQL Server
15 806 (17.71%) MVC
16 805 (17.69%) Oracle
17 696 (15.29%) RESTful
18 675 (14.83%) ASP.NET
19 655 (14.39%) Spring
20 650 (14.28%) REST
21 634 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
22 633 (13.91%) jQuery
22 633 (13.91%) Microsoft
23 593 (13.03%) Finance
24 584 (12.83%) OO
25 568 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
26 552 (12.13%) Windows
27 527 (11.58%) JSON
28 521 (11.45%) SOA
29 516 (11.34%) HTML5

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 388 (8.53%) Apache
2 268 (5.89%) Tomcat
3 231 (5.08%) CMS
4 229 (5.03%) IIS
5 197 (4.33%) SharePoint
6 190 (4.17%) WebLogic
7 184 (4.04%) JBoss
8 173 (3.80%) WebSphere
9 112 (2.46%) Node.js
10 100 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
11 73 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 66 (1.45%) nginx
13 56 (1.23%) Confluence
14 55 (1.21%) Apache Solr
14 55 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
15 45 (0.99%) Drupal
16 43 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
17 40 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
18 39 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
19 34 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 242 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 82 (1.80%) MS Office
3 30 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.35%) MS Project
6 15 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (0.33%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.20%) Doxygen
8 5 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.088%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.044%) Blender
12 1 (0.022%) Mingle
12 1 (0.022%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 145 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 28 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (0.35%) Magento
6 15 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
10 7 (0.15%) ION MarketView
10 7 (0.15%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.15%) RMDS
10 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.13%) assyst
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
11 6 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 5 (0.11%) SAP CRM
13 4 (0.088%) Summit
13 4 (0.088%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 634 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (3.12%) Amazon EC2
4 100 (2.20%) Amazon S3
5 69 (1.52%) SaaS
6 49 (1.08%) Force.com
7 37 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.68%) PaaS
9 28 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
10 24 (0.53%) Route 53
11 23 (0.51%) Heroku
11 23 (0.51%) IaaS
12 17 (0.37%) GitHub
13 16 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (0.26%) Engine Yard
15 10 (0.22%) Office 365
16 8 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
16 8 (0.18%) CloudFront
17 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
18 3 (0.066%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 269 (5.91%) HTTP
2 182 (4.00%) Internet
3 119 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 109 (2.40%) DNS
5 91 (2.00%) SSL
6 89 (1.96%) Firewall
7 75 (1.65%) LDAP
8 66 (1.45%) VPN
8 66 (1.45%) FTP
9 43 (0.94%) DHCP
10 40 (0.88%) SAN
11 38 (0.83%) Intranet
12 29 (0.64%) HTTPS
13 25 (0.55%) Network Security
14 17 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
15 16 (0.35%) LAN
15 16 (0.35%) SNMP
16 15 (0.33%) WAN
16 15 (0.33%) VLAN
17 14 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 807 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 451 (9.91%) MySQL
3 284 (6.24%) Relational Database
4 269 (5.91%) NoSQL
5 217 (4.77%) Oracle Database
6 208 (4.57%) MongoDB
7 201 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 160 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 140 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 126 (2.77%) RDBMS
11 104 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
12 97 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
13 91 (2.00%) Big Data
14 84 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
15 79 (1.74%) Hadoop
16 70 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
17 59 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
18 58 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 52 (1.14%) DB2
20 51 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 502 (11.03%) Git (software)
2 456 (10.02%) Subversion
3 379 (8.33%) Maven
4 367 (8.06%) Jenkins
5 309 (6.79%) Visual Studio
6 304 (6.68%) JUnit
7 270 (5.93%) JIRA
8 258 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 251 (5.52%) Selenium
10 234 (5.14%) Cucumber
11 230 (5.05%) Eclipse
12 146 (3.21%) Ant
13 121 (2.66%) Hudson
14 119 (2.61%) NUnit
15 101 (2.22%) SoapUI
16 95 (2.09%) Mockito
17 80 (1.76%) TeamCity
18 55 (1.21%) SpecFlow
19 54 (1.19%) JMeter
20 53 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 593 (13.03%) Finance
2 200 (4.39%) Banking
3 154 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 151 (3.32%) Retail
5 120 (2.64%) Marketing
6 72 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 71 (1.56%) Games
8 67 (1.47%) Publishing
9 53 (1.16%) Front Office
10 51 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 41 (0.90%) Back Office
12 38 (0.83%) Advertising
13 33 (0.73%) Legal
14 27 (0.59%) Electronics
15 25 (0.55%) Billing
16 24 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.48%) Automotive
18 11 (0.24%) Turkish Language
19 9 (0.20%) Law
19 9 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2656 (58.36%) Developer
2 669 (14.70%) Java Developer
3 440 (9.67%) .NET Developer
4 391 (8.59%) Architect
5 310 (6.81%) Senior Developer
6 289 (6.35%) Analyst
7 227 (4.99%) C# Developer
8 213 (4.68%) Consultant
9 163 (3.58%) PHP Developer
10 162 (3.56%) Web Developer
11 157 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 148 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
13 126 (2.77%) Tester
14 124 (2.72%) Business Analyst
15 110 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
16 105 (2.31%) Android Developer
16 105 (2.31%) Senior Java Developer
17 98 (2.15%) Test Analyst
18 97 (2.13%) Software Engineer
19 94 (2.07%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1375 (30.21%) HTML
2 1368 (30.06%) XML
3 1311 (28.81%) .NET
4 1042 (22.90%) CSS
5 810 (17.80%) SOAP
6 696 (15.29%) RESTful
7 675 (14.83%) ASP.NET
8 655 (14.39%) Spring
9 650 (14.28%) REST
10 633 (13.91%) jQuery
11 527 (11.58%) JSON
12 516 (11.34%) HTML5
13 510 (11.21%) J2EE
14 472 (10.37%) WCF
15 427 (9.38%) Ajax
16 382 (8.39%) Hibernate
17 334 (7.34%) .NET Framework
18 297 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
19 272 (5.98%) XSLT
20 249 (5.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 386 (8.48%) Open Source
2 215 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 210 (4.61%) User Experience
4 207 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 188 (4.13%) Mobile App
6 139 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 96 (2.11%) iPad
8 81 (1.78%) Social Media
9 78 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 73 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 71 (1.56%) Client/Server
12 67 (1.47%) N-Tier
13 55 (1.21%) Algorithms
14 54 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
15 53 (1.16%) iPhone
16 47 (1.03%) NHS
16 47 (1.03%) Data Integration
17 43 (0.94%) Clustering
18 41 (0.90%) Visualisation
18 41 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 823 (18.08%) Linux
2 552 (12.13%) Windows
3 469 (10.31%) UNIX
4 211 (4.64%) Android
5 193 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 117 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 107 (2.35%) CentOS
8 68 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 39 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (0.86%) Solaris
12 38 (0.83%) Debian
13 35 (0.77%) AIX
14 24 (0.53%) Windows Phone
15 23 (0.51%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
17 17 (0.37%) Windows XP
18 13 (0.29%) HPUX
19 12 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1955 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1004 (22.06%) TDD
3 829 (18.22%) Scrum
4 806 (17.71%) MVC
5 584 (12.83%) OO
6 568 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
7 521 (11.45%) SOA
8 469 (10.31%) BDD
9 373 (8.20%) E-Commerce
10 346 (7.60%) DevOps
11 327 (7.19%) Unit Testing
12 302 (6.64%) CRM
13 281 (6.17%) Software Engineering
14 271 (5.95%) Web Development
15 217 (4.77%) Configuration Management
16 195 (4.28%) OOP
17 194 (4.26%) Test Automation
17 194 (4.26%) Waterfall
18 192 (4.22%) Workflow
19 184 (4.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1731 (38.04%) Java
2 1414 (31.07%) JavaScript
3 1308 (28.74%) SQL
4 1085 (23.84%) C#
5 416 (9.14%) PHP
6 335 (7.36%) Ruby
7 282 (6.20%) Python
8 187 (4.11%) PL/SQL
9 175 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 143 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 138 (3.03%) C++
12 130 (2.86%) Scala
13 123 (2.70%) Shell Script
14 120 (2.64%) VB.NET
15 119 (2.61%) Perl
16 115 (2.53%) PowerShell
17 108 (2.37%) Objective-C
18 85 (1.87%) PHP5
19 79 (1.74%) C
20 75 (1.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 345 (7.58%) Degree
2 213 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 129 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 64 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (1.27%) ISEB
6 30 (0.66%) Sun Certification
7 27 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 22 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (0.44%) MCITP
10 19 (0.42%) CCNA
10 19 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (0.40%) DV Cleared
12 13 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (0.26%) JNCIA
13 12 (0.26%) CCSA
13 12 (0.26%) CISSP
13 12 (0.26%) CISM
13 12 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (0.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (7.05%) QA
2 29 (0.64%) SLA
3 17 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.31%) HL7
5 11 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.20%) WCAG
7 6 (0.13%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.088%) WAI
8 4 (0.088%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 14443
10 1 (0.022%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.022%) PAS 55
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.022%) COBIT
System Software
1 96 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 90 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (1.10%) Varnish
4 25 (0.55%) vSphere
4 25 (0.55%) Docker
5 21 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.42%) vCloud
7 18 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 17 (0.37%) VirtualBox
9 15 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.29%) XenApp
10 13 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.18%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.11%) NFS
15 4 (0.088%) KVM
15 4 (0.088%) Shibboleth
16 3 (0.066%) HDFS
16 3 (0.066%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 361 (7.93%) Puppet
2 243 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (2.00%) Nagios
4 68 (1.49%) Vagrant
5 64 (1.41%) Ansible
6 45 (0.99%) Salt
7 43 (0.94%) Cacti
8 40 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
9 38 (0.83%) SCOM
10 34 (0.75%) SCCM
11 30 (0.66%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.29%) collectd
13 12 (0.26%) CA SiteMinder
13 12 (0.26%) HP UCMDB
14 11 (0.24%) Cobbler
15 8 (0.18%) OpenView
15 8 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
15 8 (0.18%) HAProxy
15 8 (0.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 805 (17.69%) Oracle
2 633 (13.91%) Microsoft
3 219 (4.81%) Red Hat
4 158 (3.47%) VMware
5 150 (3.30%) IBM
6 137 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
7 119 (2.61%) SAP
8 112 (2.46%) Google
9 90 (1.98%) HP
10 69 (1.52%) TIBCO
11 59 (1.30%) Adobe
12 58 (1.27%) Zend
13 57 (1.25%) Perforce
14 56 (1.23%) ATG
15 54 (1.19%) Sitecore
16 51 (1.12%) Rackspace
17 47 (1.03%) Endeca
18 45 (0.99%) Siebel
18 45 (0.99%) ServiceNow
19 44 (0.97%) Akamai
Norwich, Norfolk
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £1000 - £1200 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday