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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 38 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2343 2267 1856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.68% 4.66% 4.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.89% 16.57% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1598 1461 1203
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 19 43
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £28.64 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.80 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +28.94%
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
13869 13683 12692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.73% 28.15% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9472 9020 8164
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 199 314
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 -3 1098 £429 +3.93% 344
South East +3 383 £390 +7.95% 165
East of England +11 187 £400 +8.47% 73
South West +5 174 £390 +4.00% 83
North West -3 160 £401 +18.66% 108
Yorkshire -13 107 £363 +11.53% 75
West Midlands -6 87 £300 -9.09% 47
East Midlands -13 65 £338 +12.50% 34
North East +13 57 £300 +14.28% 12
Midlands -4 5 £600 +71.42% 1
South Coast - 2 - -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2030 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1857 (39.75%) Java
3 1358 (29.07%) XML
4 1341 (28.70%) JavaScript
5 1311 (28.06%) .NET
6 1295 (27.72%) SQL
7 1201 (25.71%) HTML
8 1122 (24.02%) C#
9 1067 (22.84%) TDD
10 1002 (21.45%) SOAP
11 970 (20.76%) CSS
12 910 (19.48%) SQL Server
13 848 (18.15%) Linux
14 838 (17.94%) Oracle
15 829 (17.74%) Scrum
16 787 (16.85%) REST
17 769 (16.46%) MVC
18 706 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
19 693 (14.83%) RESTful
20 688 (14.73%) ASP.NET
21 687 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
22 654 (14.00%) Spring
23 643 (13.76%) Finance
24 618 (13.23%) SOA
25 600 (12.84%) OO
26 597 (12.78%) jQuery
27 564 (12.07%) Microsoft
28 551 (11.79%) Git (software)
29 548 (11.73%) J2EE
30 541 (11.58%) WCF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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
1 285 (6.10%) Tomcat
2 283 (6.06%) Apache
3 263 (5.63%) JBoss
4 236 (5.05%) WebLogic
5 210 (4.49%) CMS
6 203 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 189 (4.05%) IIS
8 175 (3.75%) SharePoint
9 163 (3.49%) Node.js
10 159 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
11 108 (2.31%) Confluence
12 67 (1.43%) nginx
13 66 (1.41%) Mule
14 53 (1.13%) Mule ESB
15 45 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
15 45 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 44 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
17 43 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
18 39 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
19 37 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 176 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.18%) MS Office
3 42 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.32%) MS Project
7 8 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.086%) S-PLUS
10 4 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.064%) SPSS
12 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.021%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 96 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 26 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 21 (0.45%) Magento
7 13 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
8 10 (0.21%) Maximo
8 10 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
8 10 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
10 8 (0.17%) SAP HR
10 8 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.11%) Tridion
13 4 (0.086%) WebTrends
13 4 (0.086%) Summit
13 4 (0.086%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 706 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (1.86%) SaaS
4 79 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 63 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 56 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 42 (0.90%) GitHub
7 42 (0.90%) PaaS
8 32 (0.68%) IaaS
8 32 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 28 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
10 25 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (0.51%) Heroku
12 23 (0.49%) Office 365
13 21 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 16 (0.34%) Force.com
16 14 (0.30%) Route 53
16 14 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 254 (5.44%) HTTP
2 220 (4.71%) Internet
3 116 (2.48%) Firewall
4 87 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 85 (1.82%) SSL
6 76 (1.63%) DNS
7 72 (1.54%) VPN
8 69 (1.48%) LDAP
9 50 (1.07%) SAN
10 45 (0.96%) Intranet
11 44 (0.94%) Network Security
12 39 (0.83%) HTTPS
13 34 (0.73%) WAN
14 32 (0.68%) LAN
15 28 (0.60%) FTP
16 25 (0.54%) AMQP
17 22 (0.47%) DHCP
18 21 (0.45%) SNMP
19 19 (0.41%) DMZ
20 15 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 910 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 393 (8.41%) MySQL
3 285 (6.10%) MongoDB
4 283 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 260 (5.57%) Oracle Database
6 258 (5.52%) NoSQL
7 143 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 128 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
9 109 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 105 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
11 99 (2.12%) Big Data
12 98 (2.10%) RDBMS
13 91 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 87 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 81 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 73 (1.56%) Hadoop
17 63 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
18 59 (1.26%) Redis
19 56 (1.20%) DB2
20 46 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 551 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 420 (8.99%) Subversion
3 388 (8.30%) Maven
4 378 (8.09%) Jenkins
5 323 (6.91%) JUnit
6 284 (6.08%) Visual Studio
7 242 (5.18%) JIRA
8 233 (4.99%) Selenium
8 233 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 227 (4.86%) Cucumber
10 162 (3.47%) Eclipse
11 157 (3.36%) Ant
12 136 (2.91%) SoapUI
13 89 (1.90%) Mockito
14 84 (1.80%) NUnit
15 75 (1.61%) Gradle
16 71 (1.52%) TeamCity
17 58 (1.24%) Hudson
18 57 (1.22%) Grunt
19 56 (1.20%) JMeter
General
1 643 (13.76%) Finance
2 219 (4.69%) Banking
3 171 (3.66%) Retail
4 126 (2.70%) Marketing
5 106 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 82 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 63 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 57 (1.22%) Back Office
9 53 (1.13%) Publishing
10 49 (1.05%) Games
11 31 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 31 (0.66%) Front Office
12 26 (0.56%) Electronics
12 26 (0.56%) Automotive
13 25 (0.54%) Legal
14 19 (0.41%) Advertising
15 14 (0.30%) Billing
16 13 (0.28%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2743 (58.71%) Developer
2 801 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 478 (10.23%) Architect
4 441 (9.44%) .NET Developer
5 339 (7.26%) Analyst
6 321 (6.87%) Senior Developer
7 270 (5.78%) C# Developer
8 192 (4.11%) Web Developer
9 182 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
10 173 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 164 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
12 155 (3.32%) Consultant
13 118 (2.53%) Software Engineer
14 111 (2.38%) Business Analyst
15 106 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
15 106 (2.27%) iOS Developer
16 101 (2.16%) Test Analyst
17 97 (2.08%) Technical Architect
18 94 (2.01%) ASP.NET Developer
19 93 (1.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1358 (29.07%) XML
2 1311 (28.06%) .NET
3 1201 (25.71%) HTML
4 1002 (21.45%) SOAP
5 970 (20.76%) CSS
6 787 (16.85%) REST
7 693 (14.83%) RESTful
8 688 (14.73%) ASP.NET
9 654 (14.00%) Spring
10 597 (12.78%) jQuery
11 548 (11.73%) J2EE
12 541 (11.58%) WCF
13 535 (11.45%) HTML5
14 517 (11.07%) JSON
15 408 (8.73%) .NET Framework
16 371 (7.94%) Hibernate
17 333 (7.13%) AngularJS
18 301 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC
19 282 (6.04%) Ajax
20 251 (5.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 245 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 232 (4.97%) Mobile App
3 197 (4.22%) User Experience
4 174 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 147 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 95 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 90 (1.93%) Client/Server
8 72 (1.54%) iPad
9 71 (1.52%) N-Tier
10 63 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 62 (1.33%) Clustering
12 56 (1.20%) iPhone
13 54 (1.16%) Social Media
13 54 (1.16%) Data Structures
14 51 (1.09%) Data Integration
15 48 (1.03%) CMDB
16 44 (0.94%) GIS
17 42 (0.90%) Digital Media
18 40 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
19 38 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 848 (18.15%) Linux
2 519 (11.11%) Windows
3 349 (7.47%) UNIX
4 245 (5.24%) Apple iOS
5 226 (4.84%) Android
6 147 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 82 (1.76%) Solaris
8 80 (1.71%) CentOS
9 47 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 43 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 25 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (0.51%) SUSE
15 18 (0.39%) AIX
15 18 (0.39%) Windows Phone
16 12 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 12 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.19%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2030 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1067 (22.84%) TDD
3 829 (17.74%) Scrum
4 769 (16.46%) MVC
5 687 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
6 618 (13.23%) SOA
7 600 (12.84%) OO
8 501 (10.72%) BDD
9 389 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 364 (7.79%) DevOps
11 351 (7.51%) SDLC
12 342 (7.32%) Open Source
13 322 (6.89%) Software Engineering
14 273 (5.84%) Unit Testing
15 270 (5.78%) Web Development
16 241 (5.16%) ITIL
17 240 (5.14%) UML
18 237 (5.07%) CRM
19 222 (4.75%) Content Management
20 203 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1857 (39.75%) Java
2 1341 (28.70%) JavaScript
3 1295 (27.72%) SQL
4 1122 (24.02%) C#
5 322 (6.89%) Python
6 307 (6.57%) Ruby
7 260 (5.57%) PHP
8 197 (4.22%) T-SQL
9 184 (3.94%) PL/SQL
10 157 (3.36%) Perl
11 129 (2.76%) C++
12 121 (2.59%) VB.NET
13 118 (2.53%) Bash Shell
14 111 (2.38%) Shell Script
15 109 (2.33%) C
16 108 (2.31%) Objective-C
17 92 (1.97%) Groovy
18 91 (1.95%) VB
19 87 (1.86%) Scala
20 72 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 351 (7.51%) Degree
2 319 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 167 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 94 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 47 (1.01%) ISEB
6 42 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.34%) CISSP
8 16 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
9 15 (0.32%) MCSE
10 14 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.30%) Sun Certification
11 12 (0.26%) CCNP
12 11 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.19%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.19%) HND
14 9 (0.19%) BC Cleared
14 9 (0.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (6.16%) QA
2 39 (0.83%) SLA
3 32 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.41%) ISO 9000
5 12 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.21%) HL7
7 9 (0.19%) WAI
8 7 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.13%) DICOM
10 4 (0.086%) GxP
11 3 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.064%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.064%) COBIT
12 2 (0.043%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.021%) GMP
13 1 (0.021%) WCAG
System Software
1 104 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 80 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.20%) Docker
4 37 (0.79%) vCloud
5 32 (0.68%) Varnish
6 31 (0.66%) vSphere
7 17 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.28%) Apache Flume
10 12 (0.26%) XenApp
11 11 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.17%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (0.13%) Firmware
15 5 (0.11%) Squid
15 5 (0.11%) HDFS
15 5 (0.11%) GridGain
15 5 (0.11%) KVM
16 4 (0.086%) iptables
Systems Management
1 318 (6.81%) Puppet
2 209 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (2.46%) Ansible
4 65 (1.39%) Nagios
5 53 (1.13%) Salt
6 46 (0.98%) Vagrant
7 32 (0.68%) ZABBIX
8 29 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 29 (0.62%) HAProxy
9 27 (0.58%) Kibana
10 25 (0.54%) Rundeck
11 22 (0.47%) logstash
12 14 (0.30%) Cacti
13 13 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
14 11 (0.24%) Capistrano
14 11 (0.24%) Tivoli
15 10 (0.21%) Zenoss
16 9 (0.19%) SCOM
17 8 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 8 (0.17%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 838 (17.94%) Oracle
2 564 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 214 (4.58%) Red Hat
4 171 (3.66%) IBM
5 164 (3.51%) VMware
6 152 (3.25%) SAP
7 115 (2.46%) HP
8 99 (2.12%) Google
9 95 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
10 79 (1.69%) ServiceNow
11 77 (1.65%) TIBCO
12 64 (1.37%) Adobe
13 60 (1.28%) Citrix
14 58 (1.24%) Informatica
15 54 (1.16%) Atlassian
16 51 (1.09%) Sitecore
16 51 (1.09%) Sybase
17 48 (1.03%) Cisco
18 46 (0.98%) BMC
18 46 (0.98%) hybris
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £290.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EMBL
Rate: 5 (monthly salary starting at £2,387.20 free of UK income tax plus mob
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EMBL
Rate: 6 (monthly salary starting at £2,670.64 free of UK income tax plus mob
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day 6 MONTH CONTRACT
Posted: Yesterday