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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 24 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 38 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.96% 5.59% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.36% 17.31% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 8
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£375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £449 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.06 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 - £23.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 - £27.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.78 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+18.43% +14.49%
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
156 156 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.45% 32.30% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 86 58
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 15
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £25.00 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £40.12 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +5 19 £400 -27.27% 1
Brentwood 0 4 £200 -50.00%
Southend-on-Sea +1 1 £800 +78.77%
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 53 (66.25%) HTML
2 51 (63.75%) Java
2 51 (63.75%) J2EE
2 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (62.50%) XML
4 44 (55.00%) SQL
5 39 (48.75%) SQL Server
6 38 (47.50%) SOAP
7 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
8 32 (40.00%) TopLink
9 31 (38.75%) CSS
10 29 (36.25%) HTML5
11 26 (32.50%) Ant
12 25 (31.25%) WebSphere
13 24 (30.00%) UNIX
13 24 (30.00%) Hibernate
13 24 (30.00%) TDD
14 23 (28.75%) Linux
15 21 (26.25%) Windows
16 20 (25.00%) Struts
16 20 (25.00%) Ajax
16 20 (25.00%) EclipseLink
17 19 (23.75%) REST
17 19 (23.75%) Solaris
18 18 (22.50%) Eclipse
18 18 (22.50%) AccuRev
19 17 (21.25%) XHTML
20 16 (20.00%) OO
20 16 (20.00%) IBM
20 16 (20.00%) JSF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.75%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.50%) JBoss
3 6 (7.50%) GlassFish
4 5 (6.25%) CMS
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.50%) IIS
8 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) Ingres
3 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.25%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Ant
2 18 (22.50%) Eclipse
2 18 (22.50%) AccuRev
3 14 (17.50%) SoapUI
4 10 (12.50%) JUnit
5 8 (10.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Maven
7 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.75%) JIRA
8 3 (3.75%) Selenium
8 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.75%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.50%) JMeter
9 2 (2.50%) Subversion
9 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.50%) Hudson
10 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.25%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.25%) ERwin
10 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.50%) Marketing
2 11 (13.75%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.00%) Automotive
4 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Finance
5 3 (3.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (81.25%) Developer
2 38 (47.50%) Java Developer
3 17 (21.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 14 (17.50%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) AWS Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Applications Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Designer
10 2 (2.50%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.50%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (66.25%) HTML
2 51 (63.75%) J2EE
3 50 (62.50%) XML
4 38 (47.50%) SOAP
5 32 (40.00%) TopLink
6 31 (38.75%) CSS
7 29 (36.25%) HTML5
8 24 (30.00%) Hibernate
9 20 (25.00%) Ajax
9 20 (25.00%) Struts
9 20 (25.00%) EclipseLink
10 19 (23.75%) REST
11 17 (21.25%) XHTML
12 16 (20.00%) JSF
13 12 (15.00%) JAX-WS
13 12 (15.00%) JSP
13 12 (15.00%) JAX-RS
14 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
15 10 (12.50%) RESTful
15 10 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Web 2.0
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) User Experience
3 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.25%) RMADS
4 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) CESG
4 1 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) UNIX
2 23 (28.75%) Linux
3 21 (26.25%) Windows
4 19 (23.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) TDD
3 16 (20.00%) OO
4 14 (17.50%) Content Management
5 13 (16.25%) User Stories
6 12 (15.00%) Web Development
6 12 (15.00%) B2C
7 11 (13.75%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (11.25%) SOA
9 8 (10.00%) Scrum
9 8 (10.00%) Use Case
10 7 (8.75%) UML
10 7 (8.75%) RUP
11 6 (7.50%) SEO
11 6 (7.50%) Validation
11 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.50%) OOD
11 6 (7.50%) Analytics
12 5 (6.25%) RAD
13 4 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 51 (63.75%) Java
2 44 (55.00%) SQL
3 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.75%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.75%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) VB
5 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) IBM
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) FatWire
2 7 (8.75%) Google
3 5 (6.25%) Omniture
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.75%) Adobe
5 3 (3.75%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) SAP