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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 18 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Contract jobs citing Web Services 42 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.91% 1.77% 5.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.71% 7.01% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +125.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £410 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 - £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.20%
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
170 157 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.02% 25.32% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 64
Average daily rate £400 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £283 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 21
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £30.25 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £46.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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
Basildon +8 24 £388 -13.88%
Brentwood 0 2 - -
Colchester - 1 £350 -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 78 (86.67%) Java
2 66 (73.33%) HTML
3 65 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (67.78%) XML
5 58 (64.44%) J2EE
6 55 (61.11%) SOAP
7 47 (52.22%) SQL
7 47 (52.22%) HTML5
8 45 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 44 (48.89%) TopLink
10 42 (46.67%) TDD
11 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
12 35 (38.89%) UNIX
12 35 (38.89%) Linux
13 33 (36.67%) CSS
14 31 (34.44%) REST
15 28 (31.11%) EclipseLink
15 28 (31.11%) Solaris
16 26 (28.89%) Hibernate
16 26 (28.89%) Ajax
17 25 (27.78%) Relational Database
17 25 (27.78%) Windows
18 24 (26.67%) Eclipse
19 23 (25.56%) Ant
19 23 (25.56%) WebSphere
20 22 (24.44%) SoapUI
20 22 (24.44%) XHTML
20 22 (24.44%) JSF
21 21 (23.33%) Marketing
22 20 (22.22%) Content Management

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (25.56%) WebSphere
2 15 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 10 (11.11%) JBoss
4 6 (6.67%) GlassFish
5 5 (5.56%) WildFly
6 4 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.22%) CMS
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) AWD
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) LDAP
1 4 (4.44%) HTTP
2 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.00%) MySQL
4 5 (5.56%) Ingres
4 5 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.44%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 23 (25.56%) Ant
3 22 (24.44%) SoapUI
4 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
4 11 (12.22%) AccuRev
4 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.89%) JUnit
6 6 (6.67%) Maven
6 6 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (3.33%) Selenium
7 3 (3.33%) JIRA
8 2 (2.22%) Hudson
8 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.22%) Subversion
8 2 (2.22%) JMeter
9 1 (1.11%) Rational Rose
General
1 21 (23.33%) Marketing
2 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.67%) Automotive
4 4 (4.44%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (83.33%) Developer
2 56 (62.22%) Java Developer
3 29 (32.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.33%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.22%) HTML Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.11%) Junior
11 1 (1.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (73.33%) HTML
2 61 (67.78%) XML
3 58 (64.44%) J2EE
4 55 (61.11%) SOAP
5 47 (52.22%) HTML5
6 44 (48.89%) TopLink
7 33 (36.67%) CSS
8 31 (34.44%) REST
9 28 (31.11%) EclipseLink
10 26 (28.89%) Hibernate
10 26 (28.89%) Ajax
11 22 (24.44%) XHTML
11 22 (24.44%) JSF
12 19 (21.11%) JAX-RS
12 19 (21.11%) JAX-WS
13 18 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
14 10 (11.11%) JPA
14 10 (11.11%) JAXB
14 10 (11.11%) Struts
15 9 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Thin Client
1 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.44%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.11%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.89%) UNIX
1 35 (38.89%) Linux
2 28 (31.11%) Solaris
3 25 (27.78%) Windows
4 4 (4.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (46.67%) TDD
3 20 (22.22%) Content Management
3 20 (22.22%) User Stories
4 19 (21.11%) OO
4 19 (21.11%) Scrum
4 19 (21.11%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (18.89%) Use Case
6 16 (17.78%) RUP
7 15 (16.67%) Validation
8 13 (14.44%) B2C
9 12 (13.33%) Web Development
10 9 (10.00%) MVC
10 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
12 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.56%) UML
13 5 (5.56%) Web Design
13 5 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 78 (86.67%) Java
2 47 (52.22%) SQL
3 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.22%) VB6
5 2 (2.22%) C#
5 2 (2.22%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.11%) VBA
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) MCP
3 1 (1.11%) OCP
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) IBM
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) Sun
3 5 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 5 (5.56%) SAP
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.33%) Adobe
5 3 (3.33%) FatWire
6 2 (2.22%) Google
6 2 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) Omniture