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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 34 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2373 2141 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.03% 4.65% 4.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.48% 17.08% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1426 1194
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £532 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 30
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.18 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.36% +1.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £22.41 £24.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.60 £46.28 £59.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 1147 £463 +8.82% 376
South East +2 404 £410 +9.33% 156
North West +2 209 £400 +10.34% 79
South West +2 141 £400 - 69
East of England 0 127 £375 -11.76% 57
Yorkshire -11 113 £350 +7.69% 88
West Midlands +2 89 £450 +28.57% 60
East Midlands +11 78 £338 +12.50% 31
North East +17 62 £370 +16.30% 18
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2235 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1982 (41.63%) Java
3 1558 (32.72%) JavaScript
4 1271 (26.70%) HTML
5 1188 (24.95%) SQL
6 1118 (23.48%) TDD
7 1117 (23.46%) XML
8 1045 (21.95%) .NET
9 1028 (21.59%) SOAP
10 1001 (21.02%) CSS
11 941 (19.76%) RESTful
12 932 (19.58%) C#
13 862 (18.11%) REST
14 853 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
15 833 (17.50%) SQL Server
16 798 (16.76%) Scrum
17 747 (15.69%) Oracle
18 741 (15.56%) Finance
19 740 (15.54%) Linux
20 717 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
21 716 (15.04%) MVC
22 715 (15.02%) Git (software)
23 648 (13.61%) Spring
24 630 (13.23%) BDD
25 567 (11.91%) OO
26 562 (11.80%) jQuery
27 558 (11.72%) ASP.NET
28 548 (11.51%) Jenkins
29 536 (11.26%) SOA
30 524 (11.01%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 414 (8.70%) Node.js
2 341 (7.16%) Tomcat
3 288 (6.05%) Apache
4 243 (5.10%) JBoss
5 227 (4.77%) CMS
6 213 (4.47%) IIS
7 207 (4.35%) WebLogic
8 184 (3.86%) WebSphere
9 129 (2.71%) SharePoint
10 93 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
11 79 (1.66%) nginx
12 74 (1.55%) Jetty
13 72 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 63 (1.32%) Confluence
15 61 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
16 55 (1.16%) OpenStack
17 43 (0.90%) Apache Spark
17 43 (0.90%) Mule
17 43 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 42 (0.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 186 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 74 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 59 (1.24%) MS Office
4 33 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.11%) HipChat
8 5 (0.11%) MS Project
9 4 (0.084%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.063%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.063%) Siemens NX
10 3 (0.063%) SPSS
11 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.021%) InDesign
11 1 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 75 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 43 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
3 40 (0.84%) Magento
4 28 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 27 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 23 (0.48%) Cordys
7 18 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 13 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
9 11 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
10 9 (0.19%) Markit EDM
11 8 (0.17%) Maximo
12 7 (0.15%) HFM
13 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (0.13%) Eloqua
13 6 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
13 6 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 5 (0.11%) BigMachines
14 5 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
15 4 (0.084%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 853 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 147 (3.09%) GitHub
4 83 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
5 79 (1.66%) SaaS
6 58 (1.22%) Amazon S3
7 50 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (1.03%) PaaS
9 46 (0.97%) IaaS
10 43 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 42 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (0.69%) Heroku
13 29 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
13 29 (0.61%) Office 365
14 22 (0.46%) Amazon Glacier
15 21 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
16 16 (0.34%) Google Analytics
17 15 (0.32%) Force.com
17 15 (0.32%) Route 53
18 14 (0.29%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 335 (7.04%) HTTP
2 185 (3.89%) Internet
3 180 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 139 (2.92%) SSL
5 123 (2.58%) Firewall
6 100 (2.10%) DNS
6 100 (2.10%) LDAP
7 68 (1.43%) VPN
8 52 (1.09%) FTP
9 44 (0.92%) SMTP
10 38 (0.80%) LAN
11 34 (0.71%) HTTPS
11 34 (0.71%) Network Security
12 33 (0.69%) SNMP
12 33 (0.69%) WAN
13 31 (0.65%) Intranet
13 31 (0.65%) SAN
13 31 (0.65%) SSH
13 31 (0.65%) VoIP
14 28 (0.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 833 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 350 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 342 (7.18%) MySQL
4 291 (6.11%) Relational Database
5 256 (5.38%) MongoDB
6 214 (4.49%) Oracle Database
7 180 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
8 145 (3.05%) Big Data
9 142 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 137 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 98 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 98 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 98 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 97 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
13 89 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 88 (1.85%) Hadoop
15 64 (1.34%) DB2
16 63 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 61 (1.28%) Redis
18 51 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 715 (15.02%) Git (software)
2 548 (11.51%) Jenkins
3 453 (9.51%) Maven
4 379 (7.96%) Subversion
5 307 (6.45%) JUnit
6 281 (5.90%) JIRA
7 261 (5.48%) Cucumber
8 231 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 221 (4.64%) Visual Studio
10 219 (4.60%) Selenium
11 200 (4.20%) Eclipse
12 171 (3.59%) Mockito
13 160 (3.36%) Ant
14 139 (2.92%) SoapUI
15 115 (2.42%) Gradle
16 90 (1.89%) JMeter
17 83 (1.74%) NUnit
17 83 (1.74%) TeamCity
18 82 (1.72%) Hudson
19 69 (1.45%) Jasmine
General
1 741 (15.56%) Finance
2 280 (5.88%) Banking
3 119 (2.50%) Retail
4 109 (2.29%) Marketing
5 106 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 62 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 52 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 45 (0.95%) Publishing
9 39 (0.82%) Legal
10 37 (0.78%) Back Office
11 35 (0.74%) Front Office
12 34 (0.71%) Games
13 33 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 33 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 32 (0.67%) Advertising
15 24 (0.50%) Law
16 21 (0.44%) Billing
16 21 (0.44%) Electronics
17 17 (0.36%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2802 (58.85%) Developer
2 994 (20.88%) Java Developer
3 516 (10.84%) .NET Developer
4 459 (9.64%) Architect
5 380 (7.98%) Analyst
6 353 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 333 (6.99%) Senior Developer
8 292 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 220 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
10 180 (3.78%) Agile Developer
11 179 (3.76%) Consultant
12 177 (3.72%) Web Developer
13 165 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
14 159 (3.34%) SQL Developer
15 156 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
16 151 (3.17%) Business Analyst
17 149 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
18 144 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 138 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
20 124 (2.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1271 (26.70%) HTML
2 1117 (23.46%) XML
3 1045 (21.95%) .NET
4 1028 (21.59%) SOAP
5 1001 (21.02%) CSS
6 941 (19.76%) RESTful
7 862 (18.11%) REST
8 648 (13.61%) Spring
9 562 (11.80%) jQuery
10 558 (11.72%) ASP.NET
11 518 (10.88%) HTML5
11 518 (10.88%) JSON
12 488 (10.25%) AngularJS
13 458 (9.62%) J2EE
14 345 (7.25%) Hibernate
15 317 (6.66%) WCF
16 314 (6.60%) Ajax
17 301 (6.32%) .NET Framework
18 278 (5.84%) CSS3
19 255 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 272 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 166 (3.49%) User Experience
4 158 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 97 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 94 (1.97%) Data Centre
7 83 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 76 (1.60%) Data Integration
9 64 (1.34%) N-Tier
10 61 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 51 (1.07%) Data Structures
12 49 (1.03%) DataPower
12 49 (1.03%) Social Media
13 48 (1.01%) iPad
14 44 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 43 (0.90%) Clustering
16 39 (0.82%) CMDB
17 32 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
18 28 (0.59%) Fintech
19 27 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 740 (15.54%) Linux
2 483 (10.14%) Windows
3 430 (9.03%) Unix
4 131 (2.75%) Windows Server
5 121 (2.54%) Android
5 121 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 101 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 77 (1.62%) CentOS
8 72 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 47 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (0.88%) Solaris
12 40 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 38 (0.80%) Mac OS
14 32 (0.67%) Debian
15 30 (0.63%) AIX
16 29 (0.61%) Windows XP
17 20 (0.42%) Windows 7
18 17 (0.36%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2235 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1118 (23.48%) TDD
3 798 (16.76%) Scrum
4 717 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
5 716 (15.04%) MVC
6 630 (13.23%) BDD
7 567 (11.91%) OO
8 536 (11.26%) SOA
9 390 (8.19%) Open Source
10 386 (8.11%) E-Commerce
11 354 (7.44%) Software Engineering
12 330 (6.93%) DevOps
13 325 (6.83%) SDLC
14 306 (6.43%) Unit Testing
15 297 (6.24%) Web Development
16 270 (5.67%) High Availability
17 235 (4.94%) Pair Programming
18 230 (4.83%) Project Management
19 229 (4.81%) UML
20 228 (4.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1982 (41.63%) Java
2 1558 (32.72%) JavaScript
3 1188 (24.95%) SQL
4 932 (19.58%) C#
5 489 (10.27%) Python
6 356 (7.48%) Ruby
7 264 (5.55%) PHP
8 193 (4.05%) PL/SQL
8 193 (4.05%) Scala
9 166 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 165 (3.47%) Perl
11 134 (2.81%) Shell Script
12 131 (2.75%) C++
13 128 (2.69%) T-SQL
14 123 (2.58%) Groovy
15 116 (2.44%) PowerShell
16 98 (2.06%) C
17 83 (1.74%) VB.NET
18 72 (1.51%) Objective-C
19 71 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 358 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 332 (6.97%) Degree
3 224 (4.70%) SC Cleared
4 68 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 49 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (0.82%) ISEB
7 36 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 26 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 20 (0.42%) CISSP
10 16 (0.34%) AWS Certification
11 15 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (0.32%) OCA
11 15 (0.32%) OCAJ
11 15 (0.32%) OCP
11 15 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
12 14 (0.29%) CCNA
12 14 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.27%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
15 11 (0.23%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (4.94%) QA
2 47 (0.99%) SLA
3 44 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 44 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 36 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.44%) HL7
6 13 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.17%) TickIT
7 8 (0.17%) WCAG
8 5 (0.11%) ISO20022
9 4 (0.084%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.063%) Basel III
10 3 (0.063%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.063%) DICOM
10 3 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.063%) EMIR
10 3 (0.063%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.063%) RMADS
11 2 (0.042%) COBIT
System Software
1 176 (3.70%) Docker
2 115 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 107 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.80%) vSphere
5 29 (0.61%) vCloud
6 27 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 21 (0.44%) Apache Flume
8 18 (0.38%) NFS
8 18 (0.38%) Squid
9 16 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 16 (0.34%) Varnish
10 13 (0.27%) qmail
11 12 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.23%) XenApp
12 11 (0.23%) XenServer
13 9 (0.19%) KVM
14 8 (0.17%) LXC
14 8 (0.17%) UAG
15 7 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 250 (5.25%) Puppet
2 154 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 123 (2.58%) Ansible
4 85 (1.79%) Graphite
5 82 (1.72%) Nagios
6 58 (1.22%) logstash
7 47 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
8 32 (0.67%) Capistrano
9 29 (0.61%) ZABBIX
10 28 (0.59%) Cacti
10 28 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 28 (0.59%) Salt
11 24 (0.50%) Control-M
11 24 (0.50%) Kibana
12 21 (0.44%) Oozie
13 18 (0.38%) Ganglia
14 16 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
14 16 (0.34%) Terraform
15 15 (0.32%) Kubernetes
16 14 (0.29%) collectd
Vendors
1 747 (15.69%) Oracle
2 524 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 184 (3.86%) VMware
4 182 (3.82%) IBM
5 140 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 100 (2.10%) Red Hat
7 93 (1.95%) Google
8 92 (1.93%) HP
9 91 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
10 84 (1.76%) SAP
11 58 (1.22%) Splunk
12 56 (1.18%) hybris
13 55 (1.16%) Informatica
14 54 (1.13%) Cisco
15 53 (1.11%) Citrix
15 53 (1.11%) Sitecore
16 51 (1.07%) ATG
17 49 (1.03%) EPiServer
18 47 (0.99%) Adobe
19 44 (0.92%) Remedy
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Computer People
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago