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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 37 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2358 2094 2042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.42% 4.37% 4.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.38% 15.00% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1401 1217
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 41
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £52.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
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
14397 13957 14126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.01% 29.13% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9732 9259 8589
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 254 347
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +10 1187 £425 +3.03% 296
South East -1 327 £358 +2.14% 168
East of England +1 191 £400 +2.56% 60
North West +5 175 £335 +3.07% 99
West Midlands +4 129 £375 +19.04% 31
Yorkshire -5 128 £335 +3.07% 78
South West -21 128 £375 +13.20% 102
East Midlands -14 43 £325 +0.77% 28
North East -9 35 £313 +25.00% 15
Midlands +5 11 £313 -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1970 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1713 (36.94%) Java
3 1389 (29.95%) JavaScript
4 1387 (29.91%) XML
5 1322 (28.51%) .NET
6 1305 (28.14%) HTML
7 1247 (26.89%) SQL
8 1125 (24.26%) C#
9 1014 (21.87%) TDD
10 978 (21.09%) CSS
11 820 (17.68%) MVC
12 818 (17.64%) SOAP
13 816 (17.60%) SQL Server
14 800 (17.25%) Linux
15 799 (17.23%) Scrum
16 795 (17.14%) Oracle
17 679 (14.64%) ASP.NET
17 679 (14.64%) RESTful
18 651 (14.04%) REST
19 639 (13.78%) Spring
20 631 (13.61%) jQuery
21 625 (13.48%) Finance
22 610 (13.16%) OO
23 597 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
24 593 (12.79%) Microsoft
25 570 (12.29%) Windows
26 549 (11.84%) SOA
27 541 (11.67%) J2EE
28 540 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
29 539 (11.62%) JSON

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 395 (8.52%) Apache
2 284 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 214 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 211 (4.55%) IIS
5 204 (4.40%) CMS
6 203 (4.38%) WebSphere
7 200 (4.31%) JBoss
8 179 (3.86%) WebLogic
9 118 (2.54%) Node.js
10 105 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
11 78 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 60 (1.29%) nginx
13 56 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
14 55 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
15 54 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 53 (1.14%) Confluence
17 48 (1.04%) Drupal
18 47 (1.01%) Apache Solr
19 46 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
20 36 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 202 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 60 (1.29%) MS Office
3 25 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 19 (0.41%) MS Project
7 17 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (0.26%) Doxygen
9 5 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.065%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.043%) Blender
12 1 (0.022%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 140 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 27 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 20 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.39%) Magento
6 13 (0.28%) Workday HCM
7 12 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 11 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
9 10 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.17%) WebTrends
11 8 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.17%) Markit EDM
12 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.13%) RMDS
13 6 (0.13%) ION MarketView
13 6 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
14 5 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
15 4 (0.086%) SAP CRM
15 4 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 597 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
3 139 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (2.29%) Amazon S3
5 72 (1.55%) SaaS
6 53 (1.14%) Force.com
7 50 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
9 26 (0.56%) IaaS
10 22 (0.47%) PaaS
11 20 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
12 19 (0.41%) Route 53
13 12 (0.26%) GitHub
14 11 (0.24%) CloudFront
14 11 (0.24%) Heroku
15 10 (0.22%) Office 365
16 3 (0.065%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.065%) ElastiCache
16 3 (0.065%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 2 (0.043%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 277 (5.97%) HTTP
2 202 (4.36%) Internet
3 104 (2.24%) DNS
4 102 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 101 (2.18%) Firewall
6 85 (1.83%) LDAP
7 70 (1.51%) FTP
8 69 (1.49%) SSL
9 58 (1.25%) VPN
10 45 (0.97%) HTTPS
11 44 (0.95%) SAN
12 40 (0.86%) Intranet
12 40 (0.86%) DHCP
13 22 (0.47%) LAN
14 20 (0.43%) SSH
15 19 (0.41%) WAN
16 18 (0.39%) Network Security
17 17 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
18 15 (0.32%) SNMP
19 13 (0.28%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 816 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 458 (9.88%) MySQL
3 269 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 245 (5.28%) NoSQL
5 205 (4.42%) Oracle Database
6 174 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 173 (3.73%) MongoDB
8 168 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 141 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 114 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 91 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
12 82 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 75 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
14 74 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 72 (1.55%) Big Data
16 62 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 54 (1.16%) Hadoop
17 54 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
18 51 (1.10%) DB2
19 50 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 481 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 437 (9.42%) Subversion
3 352 (7.59%) Maven
4 315 (6.79%) Visual Studio
5 287 (6.19%) JUnit
6 284 (6.12%) Jenkins
7 255 (5.50%) Eclipse
7 255 (5.50%) Selenium
8 246 (5.31%) JIRA
9 235 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 215 (4.64%) Cucumber
11 162 (3.49%) Ant
12 142 (3.06%) NUnit
13 115 (2.48%) SoapUI
14 106 (2.29%) Hudson
15 77 (1.66%) Mockito
15 77 (1.66%) TeamCity
16 67 (1.44%) SpecFlow
17 60 (1.29%) WebDriver
17 60 (1.29%) Xcode
General
1 625 (13.48%) Finance
2 233 (5.02%) Banking
3 157 (3.39%) Retail
4 156 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 119 (2.57%) Marketing
6 84 (1.81%) Investment Banking
7 72 (1.55%) Front Office
8 66 (1.42%) Publishing
9 58 (1.25%) Games
9 58 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 52 (1.12%) Back Office
11 32 (0.69%) Advertising
12 30 (0.65%) Electronics
13 28 (0.60%) Automotive
14 27 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 26 (0.56%) Legal
16 15 (0.32%) Billing
17 11 (0.24%) Local Government
18 10 (0.22%) German Language
18 10 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2757 (59.46%) Developer
2 652 (14.06%) Java Developer
3 485 (10.46%) .NET Developer
4 392 (8.45%) Architect
5 302 (6.51%) Senior Developer
6 290 (6.25%) Analyst
7 264 (5.69%) C# Developer
8 206 (4.44%) Consultant
9 184 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 163 (3.52%) Web Developer
10 163 (3.52%) PHP Developer
11 148 (3.19%) Software Engineer
12 145 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
13 131 (2.83%) Tester
14 117 (2.52%) iOS Developer
15 116 (2.50%) Android Developer
15 116 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
16 113 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
17 108 (2.33%) Business Analyst
18 105 (2.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1387 (29.91%) XML
2 1322 (28.51%) .NET
3 1305 (28.14%) HTML
4 978 (21.09%) CSS
5 818 (17.64%) SOAP
6 679 (14.64%) ASP.NET
6 679 (14.64%) RESTful
7 651 (14.04%) REST
8 639 (13.78%) Spring
9 631 (13.61%) jQuery
10 541 (11.67%) J2EE
11 539 (11.62%) JSON
12 504 (10.87%) WCF
13 472 (10.18%) HTML5
14 401 (8.65%) Ajax
15 368 (7.94%) Hibernate
16 352 (7.59%) .NET Framework
17 287 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 271 (5.84%) XSLT
19 217 (4.68%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 357 (7.70%) Open Source
2 232 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 220 (4.74%) Mobile App
4 197 (4.25%) User Experience
5 164 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 120 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 111 (2.39%) iPad
8 107 (2.31%) Social Media
9 88 (1.90%) Client/Server
10 75 (1.62%) N-Tier
10 75 (1.62%) Data Structures
11 66 (1.42%) iPhone
12 65 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
13 53 (1.14%) Algorithms
14 52 (1.12%) Management Information System
15 44 (0.95%) NHS
15 44 (0.95%) Visualisation
16 40 (0.86%) Replication
16 40 (0.86%) Derivative
17 38 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 800 (17.25%) Linux
2 570 (12.29%) Windows
3 466 (10.05%) UNIX
4 240 (5.18%) Android
5 225 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 102 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 99 (2.14%) CentOS
8 65 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (1.10%) Solaris
10 48 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (0.78%) Debian
13 27 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 27 (0.58%) AIX
14 22 (0.47%) Windows Phone
15 19 (0.41%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
17 13 (0.28%) HPUX
17 13 (0.28%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1970 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1014 (21.87%) TDD
3 820 (17.68%) MVC
4 799 (17.23%) Scrum
5 610 (13.16%) OO
6 549 (11.84%) SOA
7 540 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
8 491 (10.59%) BDD
9 388 (8.37%) E-Commerce
10 366 (7.89%) Unit Testing
11 317 (6.84%) DevOps
12 314 (6.77%) Software Engineering
13 298 (6.43%) CRM
14 279 (6.02%) Web Development
15 230 (4.96%) Configuration Management
16 223 (4.81%) Migration
17 219 (4.72%) Workflow
18 202 (4.36%) OOP
19 197 (4.25%) Project Management
20 194 (4.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1713 (36.94%) Java
2 1389 (29.95%) JavaScript
3 1247 (26.89%) SQL
4 1125 (24.26%) C#
5 420 (9.06%) PHP
6 304 (6.56%) Ruby
7 290 (6.25%) Python
8 185 (3.99%) PL/SQL
9 174 (3.75%) T-SQL
10 162 (3.49%) C++
11 153 (3.30%) Scala
12 141 (3.04%) Bash Shell
13 138 (2.98%) Objective-C
14 133 (2.87%) Shell Script
15 128 (2.76%) VB.NET
16 125 (2.70%) PowerShell
17 112 (2.42%) Perl
18 91 (1.96%) C
19 84 (1.81%) PHP5
20 78 (1.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 319 (6.88%) Degree
2 218 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 138 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 57 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (1.10%) ISEB
6 30 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 19 (0.41%) MCITP
7 19 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 18 (0.39%) CCNA
8 18 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.30%) BC Cleared
10 13 (0.28%) CISSP
10 13 (0.28%) CISM
11 12 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.26%) CCSA
11 12 (0.26%) JNCIA
12 11 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.17%) IBM WebSphere Certification
13 8 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (6.66%) QA
2 37 (0.80%) SLA
3 23 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.28%) HL7
4 13 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.15%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.086%) WAI
8 3 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.065%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.043%) WCAG
10 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.022%) PAS 55
10 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 14443
10 1 (0.022%) Solvency II
System Software
1 90 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 32 (0.69%) Varnish
4 19 (0.41%) vCloud
5 18 (0.39%) vSphere
6 17 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.30%) XenApp
8 14 (0.30%) Docker
9 13 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (0.22%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.17%) KVM
12 7 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.11%) NFS
13 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.086%) Shibboleth
14 4 (0.086%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 323 (6.97%) Puppet
2 256 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (1.88%) Nagios
4 53 (1.14%) Vagrant
4 53 (1.14%) Ansible
5 45 (0.97%) Salt
6 43 (0.93%) Cacti
7 26 (0.56%) ZABBIX
8 25 (0.54%) SCOM
8 25 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (0.47%) SCCM
10 13 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (0.24%) Zenoss
12 10 (0.22%) Capistrano
13 9 (0.19%) Opsview
14 8 (0.17%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.17%) CA SiteMinder
15 7 (0.15%) OpenView
15 7 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
15 7 (0.15%) collectd
Vendors
1 795 (17.14%) Oracle
2 593 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 183 (3.95%) Red Hat
4 163 (3.52%) IBM
5 140 (3.02%) SAP
6 135 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
6 135 (2.91%) VMware
7 80 (1.73%) Google
8 68 (1.47%) HP
9 66 (1.42%) TIBCO
9 66 (1.42%) Zend
10 57 (1.23%) ATG
11 54 (1.16%) Apple
12 52 (1.12%) Perforce
13 51 (1.10%) Endeca
14 45 (0.97%) Siebel
15 44 (0.95%) Informatica
16 41 (0.88%) Adobe
16 41 (0.88%) Citrix
16 41 (0.88%) ServiceNow
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £351.56 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £340 - £360 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Montash
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Ifftner Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday