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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 12 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 62 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.85% 2.90% 4.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.46% 12.14% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +136.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £335 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.13 £35.80 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -4.27%
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
191 173 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.52% 23.86% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 92 45
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 16
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +9 21 £375 -
Brentwood +3 9 £269 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +8 4 £438 -17.45%
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 76 (84.44%) Java
2 67 (74.44%) HTML
3 65 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (71.11%) XML
5 59 (65.56%) J2EE
6 48 (53.33%) SOAP
7 47 (52.22%) SQL
8 46 (51.11%) HTML5
9 43 (47.78%) SQL Server
10 42 (46.67%) TopLink
11 41 (45.56%) TDD
12 40 (44.44%) JavaScript
13 32 (35.56%) Linux
14 31 (34.44%) UNIX
14 31 (34.44%) CSS
15 27 (30.00%) REST
16 26 (28.89%) Solaris
17 25 (27.78%) Windows
17 25 (27.78%) Relational Database
18 24 (26.67%) Ajax
19 23 (25.56%) Hibernate
20 22 (24.44%) WebSphere
21 21 (23.33%) Content Management
21 21 (23.33%) JSF
21 21 (23.33%) Ant
21 21 (23.33%) XHTML
21 21 (23.33%) Eclipse
22 20 (22.22%) Marketing
23 19 (21.11%) SoapUI
23 19 (21.11%) IBM

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 22 (24.44%) WebSphere
2 13 (14.44%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.89%) JBoss
4 5 (5.56%) WildFly
5 4 (4.44%) GlassFish
5 4 (4.44%) CMS
6 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.11%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) LDAP
2 4 (4.44%) HTTP
2 4 (4.44%) VPN
2 4 (4.44%) SSL
3 3 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (47.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.00%) MySQL
4 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.56%) Ingres
4 5 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.44%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Ant
1 21 (23.33%) Eclipse
2 19 (21.11%) SoapUI
3 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.22%) AccuRev
4 7 (7.78%) JUnit
4 7 (7.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Maven
6 3 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.22%) JMeter
7 2 (2.22%) Subversion
7 2 (2.22%) JIRA
7 2 (2.22%) Selenium
7 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.22%) Hudson
8 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.11%) Rational Rose
General
1 20 (22.22%) Marketing
2 14 (15.56%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.67%) Automotive
4 5 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (82.22%) Developer
2 53 (58.89%) Java Developer
3 28 (31.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 14 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Implementation Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
11 2 (2.22%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.22%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Mid-Level Java Developer
11 2 (2.22%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.22%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (74.44%) HTML
2 64 (71.11%) XML
3 59 (65.56%) J2EE
4 48 (53.33%) SOAP
5 46 (51.11%) HTML5
6 42 (46.67%) TopLink
7 31 (34.44%) CSS
8 27 (30.00%) REST
9 24 (26.67%) Ajax
10 23 (25.56%) Hibernate
11 21 (23.33%) JSF
11 21 (23.33%) XHTML
12 18 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
13 17 (18.89%) JAX-RS
13 17 (18.89%) JAX-WS
14 11 (12.22%) JAXB
15 9 (10.00%) Struts
16 8 (8.89%) Spring
16 8 (8.89%) JPA
17 7 (7.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Thin Client
1 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.44%) Visualisation
2 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Linux
2 31 (34.44%) UNIX
3 26 (28.89%) Solaris
4 25 (27.78%) Windows
5 4 (4.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) TDD
3 21 (23.33%) Content Management
4 19 (21.11%) Scrum
5 18 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 18 (20.00%) User Stories
6 17 (18.89%) OO
7 16 (17.78%) Validation
7 16 (17.78%) Use Case
8 15 (16.67%) RUP
9 14 (15.56%) B2C
10 13 (14.44%) Web Development
11 8 (8.89%) MVC
11 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
13 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (5.56%) UML
14 5 (5.56%) OOD
14 5 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 76 (84.44%) Java
2 47 (52.22%) SQL
3 40 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.33%) C#
6 2 (2.22%) VB6
6 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.11%) MCP
3 1 (1.11%) OCP
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
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 19 (21.11%) IBM
2 16 (17.78%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) Sun
4 5 (5.56%) FatWire
4 5 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.56%) SAP
5 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.33%) Adobe
7 2 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (1.11%) Omniture
8 1 (1.11%) Google