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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 41 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2113 1886 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.58% 4.24% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.73% 15.46% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 1213 1184
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 46
Average hourly rate £40.63 £31.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.04% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.04 £19.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.43 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £33.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -0.73%
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
12629 12201 11596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.35% 27.41% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8623 7863 7476
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 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 262 316
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.80 £42.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +4 996 £425 +3.03% 313
South East +12 422 £378 +7.85% 193
North West -1 147 £363 +4.31% 121
Yorkshire -6 141 £325 +1.56% 64
East of England +3 139 £428 +14.00% 85
South West +3 135 £400 +23.07% 80
West Midlands +3 67 £351 +0.14% 33
East Midlands -2 37 £323 +2.38% 39
North East -1 17 £330 -35.60% 8
Midlands +6 2 £285 -12.30%
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1958 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1731 (38.73%) Java
3 1359 (30.41%) JavaScript
4 1353 (30.28%) XML
5 1324 (29.63%) HTML
6 1288 (28.82%) .NET
7 1280 (28.64%) SQL
8 1045 (23.38%) C#
9 1041 (23.29%) CSS
10 990 (22.15%) TDD
11 809 (18.10%) SOAP
12 808 (18.08%) Scrum
13 799 (17.88%) Linux
14 777 (17.39%) Oracle
15 760 (17.01%) SQL Server
16 737 (16.49%) MVC
17 685 (15.33%) REST
18 664 (14.86%) RESTful
19 657 (14.70%) ASP.NET
20 655 (14.66%) Spring
21 635 (14.21%) Microsoft
22 625 (13.99%) jQuery
23 621 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
24 601 (13.45%) Finance
25 592 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
26 582 (13.02%) OO
27 553 (12.37%) SOA
28 521 (11.66%) Windows
29 512 (11.46%) Git (software)
30 495 (11.08%) J2EE

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 360 (8.06%) Apache
2 258 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 241 (5.39%) IIS
4 230 (5.15%) CMS
5 208 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 193 (4.32%) WebLogic
7 186 (4.16%) JBoss
8 185 (4.14%) WebSphere
9 119 (2.66%) Node.js
10 110 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
11 71 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 70 (1.57%) nginx
13 52 (1.16%) Apache Solr
14 51 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
15 50 (1.12%) Mule
16 45 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
17 44 (0.98%) Drupal
18 40 (0.90%) Confluence
19 36 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
20 35 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 246 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 81 (1.81%) MS Office
3 42 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (0.40%) MS Project
7 12 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.18%) Doxygen
10 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.045%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.045%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.045%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.022%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 142 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 19 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
7 17 (0.38%) Magento
8 13 (0.29%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
10 9 (0.20%) assyst
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (0.16%) RMDS
11 7 (0.16%) ION MarketView
11 7 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.16%) WebTrends
12 6 (0.13%) Summit
12 6 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
14 4 (0.090%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 621 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 141 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
4 96 (2.15%) Amazon S3
5 78 (1.75%) SaaS
6 42 (0.94%) Force.com
7 39 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.72%) PaaS
9 28 (0.63%) GitHub
10 26 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
10 26 (0.58%) Heroku
11 22 (0.49%) IaaS
12 21 (0.47%) Route 53
13 19 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (0.27%) Engine Yard
15 11 (0.25%) Office 365
16 9 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
17 5 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (0.11%) ElastiCache
17 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 283 (6.33%) HTTP
2 183 (4.09%) Internet
3 107 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 99 (2.22%) DNS
5 92 (2.06%) SSL
6 87 (1.95%) Firewall
7 71 (1.59%) LDAP
8 66 (1.48%) FTP
9 55 (1.23%) VPN
10 54 (1.21%) Intranet
11 44 (0.98%) DHCP
12 32 (0.72%) SAN
13 28 (0.63%) HTTPS
14 27 (0.60%) Network Security
15 17 (0.38%) AMQP
15 17 (0.38%) SNMP
16 16 (0.36%) VLAN
17 15 (0.34%) LAN
18 14 (0.31%) WAN
19 11 (0.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 760 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 389 (8.70%) MySQL
3 277 (6.20%) Relational Database
4 240 (5.37%) NoSQL
5 219 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 213 (4.77%) Oracle Database
7 176 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 150 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 144 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 121 (2.71%) RDBMS
11 96 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
12 95 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
13 85 (1.90%) Big Data
14 73 (1.63%) Hadoop
15 71 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
16 65 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
17 57 (1.28%) DB2
18 56 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 55 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
20 51 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 512 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 459 (10.27%) Subversion
3 391 (8.75%) Maven
4 376 (8.41%) Jenkins
5 324 (7.25%) JUnit
6 302 (6.76%) Visual Studio
7 256 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 252 (5.64%) Selenium
9 247 (5.53%) JIRA
10 232 (5.19%) Cucumber
11 214 (4.79%) Eclipse
12 147 (3.29%) Ant
13 109 (2.44%) SoapUI
14 107 (2.39%) Hudson
15 99 (2.22%) NUnit
16 93 (2.08%) Mockito
17 82 (1.83%) TeamCity
18 56 (1.25%) JMeter
19 52 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
20 49 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 601 (13.45%) Finance
2 200 (4.48%) Banking
3 140 (3.13%) Retail
4 139 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 120 (2.69%) Marketing
6 81 (1.81%) Publishing
7 70 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 61 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.28%) Games
10 55 (1.23%) Front Office
11 42 (0.94%) Back Office
12 32 (0.72%) Advertising
12 32 (0.72%) Legal
13 29 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.58%) Electronics
15 23 (0.51%) Billing
16 16 (0.36%) Automotive
17 15 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.25%) Turkish Language
19 10 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 2585 (57.84%) Developer
2 710 (15.89%) Java Developer
3 417 (9.33%) .NET Developer
4 412 (9.22%) Architect
5 310 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 289 (6.47%) Analyst
7 212 (4.74%) C# Developer
8 208 (4.65%) Consultant
9 157 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
10 152 (3.40%) Web Developer
11 144 (3.22%) C# .NET Developer
12 127 (2.84%) PHP Developer
13 125 (2.80%) Business Analyst
14 115 (2.57%) Tester
15 111 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
16 104 (2.33%) Android Developer
17 98 (2.19%) Senior Java Developer
18 90 (2.01%) iOS Developer
19 89 (1.99%) Test Analyst
20 86 (1.92%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1353 (30.28%) XML
2 1324 (29.63%) HTML
3 1288 (28.82%) .NET
4 1041 (23.29%) CSS
5 809 (18.10%) SOAP
6 685 (15.33%) REST
7 664 (14.86%) RESTful
8 657 (14.70%) ASP.NET
9 655 (14.66%) Spring
10 625 (13.99%) jQuery
11 495 (11.08%) J2EE
12 490 (10.96%) HTML5
13 484 (10.83%) JSON
14 474 (10.61%) WCF
15 412 (9.22%) Ajax
16 390 (8.73%) Hibernate
17 326 (7.29%) .NET Framework
18 274 (6.13%) XSLT
19 270 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
20 236 (5.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 378 (8.46%) Open Source
2 219 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 210 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 197 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 193 (4.32%) User Experience
6 138 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 80 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 79 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 67 (1.50%) Social Media
9 67 (1.50%) iPad
10 65 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 59 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 52 (1.16%) Data Integration
13 51 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
14 49 (1.10%) Clustering
15 46 (1.03%) NHS
15 46 (1.03%) W3C
15 46 (1.03%) iPhone
16 45 (1.01%) Algorithms
17 41 (0.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 799 (17.88%) Linux
2 521 (11.66%) Windows
3 422 (9.44%) UNIX
4 208 (4.65%) Android
5 193 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 116 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 97 (2.17%) CentOS
8 57 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (1.05%) Solaris
11 43 (0.96%) Ubuntu
12 38 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (0.76%) Debian
14 32 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 31 (0.69%) AIX
16 22 (0.49%) Windows Phone
17 19 (0.43%) Windows XP
17 19 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
18 13 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1958 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 990 (22.15%) TDD
3 808 (18.08%) Scrum
4 737 (16.49%) MVC
5 592 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
6 582 (13.02%) OO
7 553 (12.37%) SOA
8 488 (10.92%) BDD
9 346 (7.74%) E-Commerce
10 330 (7.38%) DevOps
11 307 (6.87%) Unit Testing
12 285 (6.38%) CRM
13 282 (6.31%) Web Development
14 277 (6.20%) Software Engineering
15 209 (4.68%) ITIL
16 202 (4.52%) OOP
17 198 (4.43%) Configuration Management
18 195 (4.36%) Workflow
19 185 (4.14%) Waterfall
20 175 (3.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1731 (38.73%) Java
2 1359 (30.41%) JavaScript
3 1280 (28.64%) SQL
4 1045 (23.38%) C#
5 352 (7.88%) PHP
6 329 (7.36%) Ruby
7 283 (6.33%) Python
8 185 (4.14%) PL/SQL
9 174 (3.89%) T-SQL
10 143 (3.20%) Bash Shell
11 128 (2.86%) C++
12 121 (2.71%) Perl
13 116 (2.60%) Scala
14 114 (2.55%) VB.NET
15 99 (2.22%) Shell Script
16 98 (2.19%) Objective-C
17 89 (1.99%) PowerShell
18 86 (1.92%) C
19 73 (1.63%) VB
20 71 (1.59%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 339 (7.59%) Degree
2 230 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 137 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 70 (1.57%) ISEB
5 67 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 30 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 27 (0.60%) Sun Certification
9 26 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (0.38%) CCNA
10 17 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.36%) MCITP
12 14 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (0.29%) CISSP
14 12 (0.27%) CISM
14 12 (0.27%) CCSA
14 12 (0.27%) JNCIA
14 12 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 11 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
16 9 (0.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (6.49%) QA
2 30 (0.67%) SLA
3 22 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.36%) HL7
6 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.22%) WCAG
9 9 (0.20%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.090%) DICOM
11 4 (0.090%) WAI
12 3 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.022%) GxP
13 1 (0.022%) COBIT
13 1 (0.022%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 14443
13 1 (0.022%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.022%) PAS 55
System Software
1 104 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 77 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.05%) Varnish
4 30 (0.67%) Docker
5 26 (0.58%) vSphere
6 22 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 20 (0.45%) VirtualBox
8 17 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 16 (0.36%) vCloud
10 14 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.20%) XenApp
12 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.11%) NFS
14 4 (0.090%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.090%) Shibboleth
15 3 (0.067%) Xen
15 3 (0.067%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.067%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 340 (7.61%) Puppet
2 215 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (2.08%) Nagios
4 68 (1.52%) Vagrant
5 67 (1.50%) Ansible
6 48 (1.07%) Salt
7 38 (0.85%) SCOM
7 38 (0.85%) Cacti
8 37 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
9 36 (0.81%) SCCM
10 32 (0.72%) ZABBIX
11 17 (0.38%) HP UCMDB
12 16 (0.36%) Kibana
13 13 (0.29%) collectd
14 12 (0.27%) logstash
14 12 (0.27%) CA SiteMinder
15 11 (0.25%) Cobbler
16 10 (0.22%) Zenoss
17 9 (0.20%) Tivoli
17 9 (0.20%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 777 (17.39%) Oracle
2 635 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 210 (4.70%) Red Hat
4 156 (3.49%) IBM
5 146 (3.27%) VMware
6 141 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
7 138 (3.09%) SAP
8 122 (2.73%) Google
9 92 (2.06%) HP
10 66 (1.48%) TIBCO
11 63 (1.41%) Adobe
12 53 (1.19%) ServiceNow
13 50 (1.12%) Sitecore
14 48 (1.07%) Akamai
15 47 (1.05%) Rackspace
16 45 (1.01%) Siebel
16 45 (1.01%) Perforce
17 43 (0.96%) ATG
17 43 (0.96%) Zend
18 39 (0.87%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Rate: £250-£270/Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £380 to £430 per day £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AB Recruit
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago