The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 30 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 32 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.50% 4.73% 4.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.20% 19.01% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £371 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £348 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £515 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £27.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
Web Services
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
186 121 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.80% 24.90% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 59 41
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £33.73 £27.50 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.63% -14.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.16 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Essex region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Essex region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
Saffron Walden - 7 - -
Basildon 0 5 £550 +13.98%
Chelmsford - 3 £325 -
Southend-on-Sea -14 1 £448 -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 27 (61.36%) HTML
2 26 (59.09%) Java
3 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
3 23 (52.27%) SQL
3 23 (52.27%) XML
3 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (36.36%) CSS
5 15 (34.09%) TDD
5 15 (34.09%) Hibernate
5 15 (34.09%) HTML5
5 15 (34.09%) REST
6 14 (31.82%) jQuery
6 14 (31.82%) .NET
6 14 (31.82%) J2EE
7 13 (29.55%) C#
7 13 (29.55%) UNIX
8 12 (27.27%) Eclipse
8 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
9 11 (25.00%) Linux
9 11 (25.00%) SOAP
10 10 (22.73%) Spring
10 10 (22.73%) Oracle
10 10 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
11 9 (20.45%) WCF
11 9 (20.45%) Ajax
11 9 (20.45%) MVC
12 8 (18.18%) Web Design
12 8 (18.18%) Scrum
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
2 6 (13.64%) LDAP
3 5 (11.36%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) MySQL
4 3 (6.82%) MariaDB
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 7 (15.91%) MSTest
2 7 (15.91%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.36%) QUnit
5 4 (9.09%) Jasmine
6 3 (6.82%) Subversion
7 2 (4.55%) Maven
7 2 (4.55%) JIRA
7 2 (4.55%) Ant
7 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.27%) QADirector
8 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Publishing
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Local Government
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) UI Developer
4 5 (11.36%) UI Programmer
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.55%) Release Coordinator
7 2 (4.55%) WPF Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (4.55%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Application Security Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) HTML
2 23 (52.27%) XML
3 16 (36.36%) CSS
4 15 (34.09%) Hibernate
4 15 (34.09%) HTML5
4 15 (34.09%) REST
5 14 (31.82%) jQuery
5 14 (31.82%) .NET
5 14 (31.82%) J2EE
6 11 (25.00%) SOAP
7 10 (22.73%) Spring
8 9 (20.45%) Ajax
8 9 (20.45%) WCF
8 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
9 8 (18.18%) Silverlight
9 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 7 (15.91%) WPF
10 7 (15.91%) JSON
10 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
10 7 (15.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Visualisation
1 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.36%) Biology
4 4 (9.09%) User Experience
5 3 (6.82%) NHS
6 2 (4.55%) Life Science
6 2 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (2.27%) iPad
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.27%) iPhone
7 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.27%) GIS
7 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) UNIX
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.55%) Android
5 2 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) TDD
3 10 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 8 (18.18%) Scrum
5 8 (18.18%) Web Design
5 8 (18.18%) Web Development
6 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Bioinformatics
6 7 (15.91%) OOP
6 7 (15.91%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (11.36%) ITIL
8 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.36%) Content Management
9 4 (9.09%) Validation
9 4 (9.09%) Release Management
9 4 (9.09%) SOA
9 4 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Java
2 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
2 23 (52.27%) SQL
3 13 (29.55%) C#
4 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.55%) XAML
6 2 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) FQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) CSSLP
3 1 (2.27%) CISSP
3 1 (2.27%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CISM
3 1 (2.27%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) WebInspect
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) JBoss
2 5 (11.36%) AccuRev
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Twitter
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) FatWire
6 1 (2.27%) Lagan
6 1 (2.27%) Progress
6 1 (2.27%) Vignette
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.27%) Facebook