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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 11 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 58 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.61% 4.30% 4.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.25% 18.07% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 14
Average daily rate
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£395 £425 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +123.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £335 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £554 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.58 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
160 166 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.78% 23.78% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 81 38
Average daily rate £400 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.99 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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
Brentwood +4 15 £255 - 1
Basildon +8 13 £325 -
Southend-on-Sea +8 4 £438 -10.71%
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 82 (82.00%) Java
2 75 (75.00%) XML
3 74 (74.00%) HTML
4 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (62.00%) SQL
6 61 (61.00%) J2EE
7 51 (51.00%) JavaScript
8 50 (50.00%) TDD
9 45 (45.00%) HTML5
10 43 (43.00%) SQL Server
10 43 (43.00%) SOAP
11 40 (40.00%) UNIX
11 40 (40.00%) Linux
11 40 (40.00%) TopLink
12 38 (38.00%) CSS
13 35 (35.00%) Relational Database
14 31 (31.00%) REST
15 29 (29.00%) Oracle
16 28 (28.00%) Hibernate
17 25 (25.00%) JAX-RS
17 25 (25.00%) Solaris
18 24 (24.00%) Windows
18 24 (24.00%) Content Management
18 24 (24.00%) Web Development
19 23 (23.00%) Ajax
19 23 (23.00%) Scrum
20 21 (21.00%) XHTML
20 21 (21.00%) Marketing
20 21 (21.00%) WebSphere
21 20 (20.00%) IBM

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 21 (21.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (19.00%) WebLogic
3 14 (14.00%) JBoss
4 5 (5.00%) WildFly
5 4 (4.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.00%) AWD
2 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.00%) LDAP
2 13 (13.00%) HTTP
3 5 (5.00%) VPN
3 5 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (1.00%) Intranet
4 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 19 (19.00%) MySQL
4 14 (14.00%) MariaDB
5 13 (13.00%) MongoDB
6 8 (8.00%) Neo4j
7 5 (5.00%) Ingres
7 5 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) DTS
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (19.00%) Ant
2 18 (18.00%) Eclipse
2 18 (18.00%) SoapUI
3 12 (12.00%) AccuRev
4 10 (10.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.00%) JUnit
7 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 21 (21.00%) Marketing
2 14 (14.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (83.00%) Developer
2 58 (58.00%) Java Developer
3 28 (28.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (11.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.00%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.00%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (75.00%) XML
2 74 (74.00%) HTML
3 61 (61.00%) J2EE
4 45 (45.00%) HTML5
5 43 (43.00%) SOAP
6 40 (40.00%) TopLink
7 38 (38.00%) CSS
8 31 (31.00%) REST
9 28 (28.00%) Hibernate
10 25 (25.00%) JAX-RS
11 23 (23.00%) Ajax
12 21 (21.00%) XHTML
13 18 (18.00%) JSF
13 18 (18.00%) PrimeFaces
14 17 (17.00%) JAX-WS
15 16 (16.00%) Struts
16 15 (15.00%) Spring
17 14 (14.00%) JAAS
17 14 (14.00%) JPA
17 14 (14.00%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Visualisation
1 14 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.00%) UNIX
1 40 (40.00%) Linux
2 25 (25.00%) Solaris
3 24 (24.00%) Windows
4 14 (14.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (50.00%) TDD
3 24 (24.00%) Content Management
3 24 (24.00%) Web Development
4 23 (23.00%) Scrum
5 19 (19.00%) Validation
5 19 (19.00%) Use Case
5 19 (19.00%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (19.00%) User Stories
6 18 (18.00%) RUP
7 16 (16.00%) OO
8 15 (15.00%) Web Design
8 15 (15.00%) MVC
9 14 (14.00%) Configuration Management
9 14 (14.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (14.00%) Microservices
10 11 (11.00%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.00%) B2C
11 8 (8.00%) OOD
11 8 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 82 (82.00%) Java
2 62 (62.00%) SQL
3 51 (51.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.00%) C#
6 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.00%) VB
7 2 (2.00%) VB6
8 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.00%) MCP
4 1 (1.00%) OCP
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
1 2 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (29.00%) Oracle
2 20 (20.00%) IBM
3 9 (9.00%) Sun
4 5 (5.00%) FatWire
4 5 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.00%) SAP
4 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe
6 1 (1.00%) Omniture
6 1 (1.00%) Google
6 1 (1.00%) DevExpress
Brentwood, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
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