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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 39 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2375 2299 2206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.47% 4.57% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.69% 16.12% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1614 1438 1434
Average daily rate
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£413 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 25 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £25.80 £22.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +1 1100 £450 +9.09% 290
South East +3 396 £400 +12.67% 120
East of England +8 228 £388 +1.97% 81
North West -19 168 £425 +21.42% 119
South West +4 131 £400 +8.10% 75
Yorkshire -2 130 £363 +3.57% 65
East Midlands +20 83 £350 +2.94% 32
North East -4 64 £315 -3.07% 18
West Midlands -20 64 £325 - 44
Midlands -1 8 £525 +5.00%
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1986 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1823 (39.66%) Java
3 1338 (29.11%) JavaScript
4 1235 (26.87%) .NET
5 1234 (26.84%) SQL
6 1231 (26.78%) XML
7 1213 (26.39%) HTML
8 1128 (24.54%) C#
9 1037 (22.56%) TDD
10 986 (21.45%) SOAP
11 959 (20.86%) SQL Server
12 939 (20.43%) CSS
13 826 (17.97%) Scrum
14 803 (17.47%) MVC
15 766 (16.66%) Linux
16 760 (16.53%) REST
17 758 (16.49%) Oracle
18 712 (15.49%) Finance
19 694 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
20 682 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
21 672 (14.62%) ASP.NET
22 661 (14.38%) RESTful
23 618 (13.44%) Spring
24 613 (13.33%) SOA
25 588 (12.79%) jQuery
26 577 (12.55%) Microsoft
27 572 (12.44%) OO
28 563 (12.25%) J2EE
29 562 (12.23%) HTML5
30 537 (11.68%) Git (software)

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 295 (6.42%) Apache
2 273 (5.94%) Tomcat
3 272 (5.92%) JBoss
4 229 (4.98%) CMS
5 213 (4.63%) WebSphere
6 195 (4.24%) IIS
7 193 (4.20%) WebLogic
8 182 (3.96%) Node.js
9 161 (3.50%) SharePoint
10 160 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
11 101 (2.20%) Confluence
12 72 (1.57%) nginx
13 49 (1.07%) Mule
13 49 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 48 (1.04%) Jetty
14 48 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
15 42 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
16 41 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
17 39 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
17 39 (0.85%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 188 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 65 (1.41%) MS Office
3 49 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.44%) MS Project
6 17 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.087%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.065%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.065%) SPSS
11 1 (0.022%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 85 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 23 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (0.46%) Magento
5 15 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
8 12 (0.26%) Maximo
9 11 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
11 9 (0.20%) SAP HR
12 8 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
12 8 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.11%) Cordys
14 4 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
14 4 (0.087%) SAP CRM
14 4 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
15 3 (0.065%) Loan IQ
15 3 (0.065%) MultiFonds
16 2 (0.044%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 682 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (1.76%) SaaS
4 66 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 41 (0.89%) PaaS
6 41 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 37 (0.80%) GitHub
7 37 (0.80%) IaaS
8 32 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 26 (0.57%) Office 365
9 26 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
12 17 (0.37%) Heroku
13 15 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 13 (0.28%) Force.com
15 12 (0.26%) Google Analytics
16 11 (0.24%) Route 53
16 11 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 197 (4.29%) Internet
2 196 (4.26%) HTTP
3 113 (2.46%) Firewall
4 91 (1.98%) SSL
5 86 (1.87%) TCP/IP
6 71 (1.54%) VPN
6 71 (1.54%) LDAP
7 68 (1.48%) DNS
8 45 (0.98%) Intranet
9 42 (0.91%) SAN
10 38 (0.83%) LAN
11 37 (0.80%) WAN
11 37 (0.80%) FTP
12 31 (0.67%) SNMP
13 28 (0.61%) SMTP
14 27 (0.59%) Network Security
15 26 (0.57%) HTTPS
16 23 (0.50%) DHCP
16 23 (0.50%) SSH
17 17 (0.37%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 959 (20.86%) SQL Server
2 402 (8.74%) MySQL
3 317 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 259 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 239 (5.20%) Oracle Database
6 225 (4.89%) NoSQL
7 163 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 159 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
9 103 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 103 (2.24%) Big Data
10 89 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 88 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
12 85 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 80 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 71 (1.54%) Hadoop
15 69 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 64 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
17 56 (1.22%) Redis
17 56 (1.22%) DB2
18 53 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 537 (11.68%) Git (software)
2 413 (8.98%) Jenkins
3 365 (7.94%) Maven
4 351 (7.64%) Subversion
5 274 (5.96%) JUnit
6 255 (5.55%) JIRA
7 233 (5.07%) Visual Studio
8 227 (4.94%) Selenium
8 227 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 177 (3.85%) Cucumber
10 161 (3.50%) Eclipse
11 153 (3.33%) Ant
12 141 (3.07%) SoapUI
13 105 (2.28%) NUnit
14 90 (1.96%) Mockito
14 90 (1.96%) Gradle
15 88 (1.91%) JMeter
16 75 (1.63%) TeamCity
17 68 (1.48%) Hudson
18 56 (1.22%) Grunt
General
1 712 (15.49%) Finance
2 256 (5.57%) Banking
3 159 (3.46%) Retail
4 132 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 105 (2.28%) Marketing
6 75 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 72 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 54 (1.17%) Publishing
9 49 (1.07%) Back Office
10 41 (0.89%) Front Office
11 37 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 31 (0.67%) Games
13 29 (0.63%) Legal
14 24 (0.52%) Automotive
15 23 (0.50%) Advertising
15 23 (0.50%) Electronics
16 17 (0.37%) Law
17 16 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 14 (0.30%) Retail Banking
19 13 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2691 (58.54%) Developer
2 760 (16.53%) Java Developer
3 449 (9.77%) Architect
4 412 (8.96%) .NET Developer
5 353 (7.68%) Analyst
6 316 (6.87%) Senior Developer
7 246 (5.35%) C# Developer
8 216 (4.70%) Web Developer
9 160 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
10 152 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 151 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
12 146 (3.18%) Consultant
13 128 (2.78%) Software Engineer
14 119 (2.59%) Business Analyst
15 115 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
16 108 (2.35%) Test Analyst
17 93 (2.02%) Technical Architect
17 93 (2.02%) Tester
18 87 (1.89%) Android Developer
19 86 (1.87%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1235 (26.87%) .NET
2 1231 (26.78%) XML
3 1213 (26.39%) HTML
4 986 (21.45%) SOAP
5 939 (20.43%) CSS
6 760 (16.53%) REST
7 672 (14.62%) ASP.NET
8 661 (14.38%) RESTful
9 618 (13.44%) Spring
10 588 (12.79%) jQuery
11 563 (12.25%) J2EE
12 562 (12.23%) HTML5
13 494 (10.75%) JSON
14 493 (10.72%) WCF
15 363 (7.90%) .NET Framework
16 361 (7.85%) AngularJS
17 319 (6.94%) Hibernate
18 291 (6.33%) Ajax
19 283 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC
20 257 (5.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 296 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 218 (4.74%) Mobile App
3 200 (4.35%) User Experience
4 168 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 120 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 93 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 90 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 83 (1.81%) N-Tier
9 59 (1.28%) CMDB
10 57 (1.24%) iPad
10 57 (1.24%) Data Centre
11 47 (1.02%) Social Media
12 43 (0.94%) iPhone
12 43 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
13 42 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 38 (0.83%) Digital Media
15 37 (0.80%) Data Integration
15 37 (0.80%) GIS
15 37 (0.80%) Fixed Income
16 34 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 766 (16.66%) Linux
2 478 (10.40%) Windows
3 353 (7.68%) UNIX
4 208 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 197 (4.29%) Android
6 126 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 71 (1.54%) CentOS
8 70 (1.52%) Solaris
9 54 (1.17%) Ubuntu
10 47 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (0.48%) SUSE
14 15 (0.33%) Windows Phone
15 14 (0.30%) AIX
16 13 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.22%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.22%) Windows 7
18 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1986 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1037 (22.56%) TDD
3 826 (17.97%) Scrum
4 803 (17.47%) MVC
5 694 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
6 613 (13.33%) SOA
7 572 (12.44%) OO
8 497 (10.81%) BDD
9 400 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 369 (8.03%) DevOps
11 339 (7.37%) SDLC
12 316 (6.87%) Web Development
13 314 (6.83%) Software Engineering
14 311 (6.77%) Unit Testing
15 306 (6.66%) Open Source
16 241 (5.24%) UML
17 226 (4.92%) ITIL
18 211 (4.59%) CRM
19 210 (4.57%) Waterfall
20 208 (4.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1823 (39.66%) Java
2 1338 (29.11%) JavaScript
3 1234 (26.84%) SQL
4 1128 (24.54%) C#
5 307 (6.68%) Python
6 297 (6.46%) Ruby
7 251 (5.46%) PHP
8 214 (4.66%) T-SQL
9 163 (3.55%) Perl
10 147 (3.20%) PL/SQL
11 146 (3.18%) C++
12 142 (3.09%) Shell Script
13 137 (2.98%) VB.NET
14 118 (2.57%) Groovy
15 112 (2.44%) C
15 112 (2.44%) VB
16 102 (2.22%) PowerShell
17 99 (2.15%) Bash Shell
18 97 (2.11%) Scala
19 94 (2.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 318 (6.92%) Degree
2 300 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 159 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 79 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 41 (0.89%) ISEB
6 39 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (0.33%) CISSP
9 14 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
10 13 (0.28%) Sun Certification
11 12 (0.26%) CCNP
11 12 (0.26%) MCITP
12 11 (0.24%) MCSE
13 9 (0.20%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.17%) HND
14 8 (0.17%) CCNA
14 8 (0.17%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (6.31%) QA
2 52 (1.13%) SLA
3 28 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 11 (0.24%) TickIT
7 11 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.22%) WAI
9 4 (0.087%) HL7
10 3 (0.065%) GxP
10 3 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.044%) BS7799
11 2 (0.044%) GMP
12 1 (0.022%) Basel II
12 1 (0.022%) CDISC
12 1 (0.022%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
System Software
1 104 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 92 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (1.94%) Docker
4 45 (0.98%) vCloud
5 38 (0.83%) vSphere
6 34 (0.74%) Varnish
7 21 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 17 (0.37%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.24%) Apache Flume
9 11 (0.24%) KVM
10 10 (0.22%) XenApp
10 10 (0.22%) Squid
10 10 (0.22%) NFS
11 9 (0.20%) LXC
12 8 (0.17%) GridGain
12 8 (0.17%) Snort
13 7 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.15%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.11%) HDFS
14 5 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 286 (6.22%) Puppet
2 215 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
3 120 (2.61%) Ansible
4 47 (1.02%) Nagios
5 39 (0.85%) Vagrant
6 38 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
7 35 (0.76%) Salt
8 33 (0.72%) HAProxy
9 27 (0.59%) logstash
10 25 (0.54%) ZABBIX
11 23 (0.50%) Rundeck
12 18 (0.39%) Tivoli
12 18 (0.39%) Kibana
13 15 (0.33%) Cacti
13 15 (0.33%) Graphite
14 10 (0.22%) Kubernetes
14 10 (0.22%) Zenoss
15 9 (0.20%) Nessus
15 9 (0.20%) Capistrano
16 8 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 758 (16.49%) Oracle
2 577 (12.55%) Microsoft
3 190 (4.13%) VMware
4 181 (3.94%) Red Hat
5 165 (3.59%) IBM
6 120 (2.61%) HP
7 109 (2.37%) SAP
8 98 (2.13%) Google
9 94 (2.04%) TIBCO
10 90 (1.96%) ServiceNow
11 73 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
12 70 (1.52%) Sybase
13 61 (1.33%) hybris
14 60 (1.31%) Informatica
15 58 (1.26%) Adobe
16 56 (1.22%) Citrix
17 49 (1.07%) Sitecore
18 47 (1.02%) Atlassian
19 45 (0.98%) BMC
20 42 (0.91%) Cisco
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £382.00 per annum
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