The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 42 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 24 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.16% 3.64% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 18.29% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 5
Average daily rate £450 £190 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% -47.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £188 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £359 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.80 £37.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.68% 19.90% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 42 38
Average daily rate £350 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 15
Average hourly rate £35.80 £27.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% +0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £23.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 7 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £530 -
Chelmsford -11 1 £425 +6.25% 2
Brentwood - 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (85.45%) Java
2 40 (72.73%) HTML
3 39 (70.91%) SQL
4 35 (63.64%) UNIX
5 33 (60.00%) Oracle
6 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
7 29 (52.73%) CSS
8 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
9 27 (49.09%) XML
10 26 (47.27%) Web Development
11 25 (45.45%) PL/SQL
12 23 (41.82%) Linux
13 20 (36.36%) Relational Database
14 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (30.91%) TDD
14 17 (30.91%) Windows
15 16 (29.09%) MySQL
15 16 (29.09%) Mac OS X
15 16 (29.09%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (27.27%) XSLT
16 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
16 15 (27.27%) JAX-RPC
17 14 (25.45%) OOD
17 14 (25.45%) J2EE
18 13 (23.64%) .NET
18 13 (23.64%) C#
19 12 (21.82%) JAXB
19 12 (21.82%) Sun
19 12 (21.82%) Sun Certification
19 12 (21.82%) Hibernate

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.82%) DNN
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) LDAP
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) IPv4
3 2 (3.64%) IPv6
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 16 (29.09%) MySQL
4 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.45%) DTS
6 2 (3.64%) Ingres
6 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.91%) XDoclet
5 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.82%) NUnit
General
1 9 (16.36%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (78.18%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 2 (3.64%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) HTML
2 29 (52.73%) CSS
3 27 (49.09%) XML
4 15 (27.27%) XSLT
4 15 (27.27%) JAX-RPC
5 14 (25.45%) J2EE
6 13 (23.64%) .NET
7 12 (21.82%) JAXB
7 12 (21.82%) Hibernate
8 9 (16.36%) Spring
8 9 (16.36%) Struts
8 9 (16.36%) JPA
8 9 (16.36%) Struts2
9 8 (14.55%) SOAP
10 7 (12.73%) EJB
10 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.73%) Java EE
11 6 (10.91%) JSON
11 6 (10.91%) Middleware
12 5 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.09%) Social Media
2 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 4 (7.27%) Open Source
4 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.82%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 35 (63.64%) UNIX
2 23 (41.82%) Linux
3 17 (30.91%) Windows
4 16 (29.09%) Mac OS X
5 7 (12.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Web Development
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) TDD
3 14 (25.45%) OOD
4 12 (21.82%) Scrum
5 11 (20.00%) OO
6 10 (18.18%) SOA
6 10 (18.18%) UML
7 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
7 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.73%) MVC
9 5 (9.09%) RUP
9 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (7.27%) Logistics
10 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.27%) ERP
10 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.27%) Product Management
11 3 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) Java
2 39 (70.91%) SQL
3 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
4 25 (45.45%) PL/SQL
5 13 (23.64%) C#
6 9 (16.36%) C++
7 5 (9.09%) VB
7 5 (9.09%) VB6
8 4 (7.27%) Ruby
8 4 (7.27%) Python
8 4 (7.27%) PHP
9 3 (5.45%) Perl
10 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Sun Certification
2 8 (14.55%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Oracle
2 12 (21.82%) Sun
3 9 (16.36%) JBoss
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.73%) AccuRev
6 5 (9.09%) Business Objects
6 5 (9.09%) SAP
7 4 (7.27%) Facebook
7 4 (7.27%) Twitter
8 2 (3.64%) VMware
Essex
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