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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 27 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 33 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.27% 3.51% 4.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.25% 13.18% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 11
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£400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+22.46% +21.05%
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
163 129 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.04% 26.60% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 75 75
Average daily rate £400 £425 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +60.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 22
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 18 £400 -11.11% 1
Brentwood +4 3 £388 -3.12% 1
Southend-on-Sea -10 1 £800 +78.77%
Colchester - 1 £350 -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 70 (73.68%) Java
2 66 (69.47%) HTML
3 64 (67.37%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (61.05%) J2EE
4 58 (61.05%) XML
5 51 (53.68%) SOAP
5 51 (53.68%) SQL
6 44 (46.32%) SQL Server
6 44 (46.32%) HTML5
7 42 (44.21%) TopLink
8 38 (40.00%) TDD
8 38 (40.00%) UNIX
8 38 (40.00%) Linux
9 37 (38.95%) JavaScript
10 34 (35.79%) CSS
11 32 (33.68%) Hibernate
12 30 (31.58%) Solaris
12 30 (31.58%) Ant
13 29 (30.53%) WebSphere
13 29 (30.53%) REST
14 27 (28.42%) Relational Database
14 27 (28.42%) Windows
15 26 (27.37%) EclipseLink
16 25 (26.32%) Ajax
17 23 (24.21%) Eclipse
18 22 (23.16%) XHTML
18 22 (23.16%) SoapUI
19 21 (22.11%) OO
19 21 (22.11%) Content Management
19 21 (22.11%) JSF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (30.53%) WebSphere
2 15 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.53%) JBoss
4 6 (6.32%) GlassFish
5 5 (5.26%) WildFly
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.21%) CMS
7 3 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) LDAP
1 4 (4.21%) HTTP
2 3 (3.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (46.32%) SQL Server
2 27 (28.42%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.47%) MySQL
4 5 (5.26%) Ingres
4 5 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.21%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (31.58%) Ant
2 23 (24.21%) Eclipse
3 22 (23.16%) SoapUI
4 14 (14.74%) AccuRev
5 11 (11.58%) Jenkins
5 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.58%) JUnit
6 6 (6.32%) Maven
7 3 (3.16%) JIRA
7 3 (3.16%) Selenium
7 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (3.16%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.11%) JMeter
8 2 (2.11%) Subversion
8 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.11%) Hudson
9 1 (1.05%) ERwin
9 1 (1.05%) Rational Rose
General
1 19 (20.00%) Marketing
2 14 (14.74%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.37%) Automotive
4 3 (3.16%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Finance
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (80.00%) Developer
2 51 (53.68%) Java Developer
3 24 (25.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (12.63%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (11.58%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.26%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
12 2 (2.11%) Project Manager
12 2 (2.11%) Java Applications Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Applications Manager
12 2 (2.11%) Applications Developer
13 1 (1.05%) Test Automation Specialist
13 1 (1.05%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (69.47%) HTML
2 58 (61.05%) J2EE
2 58 (61.05%) XML
3 51 (53.68%) SOAP
4 44 (46.32%) HTML5
5 42 (44.21%) TopLink
6 34 (35.79%) CSS
7 32 (33.68%) Hibernate
8 29 (30.53%) REST
9 26 (27.37%) EclipseLink
10 25 (26.32%) Ajax
11 22 (23.16%) XHTML
12 21 (22.11%) JSF
13 17 (17.89%) Struts
13 17 (17.89%) JAX-RS
13 17 (17.89%) JAX-WS
14 14 (14.74%) PrimeFaces
15 13 (13.68%) JSP
16 11 (11.58%) JPA
17 9 (9.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Web 2.0
2 5 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.11%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) RMADS
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) CESG
5 1 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) UNIX
1 38 (40.00%) Linux
2 30 (31.58%) Solaris
3 27 (28.42%) Windows
4 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (67.37%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) TDD
3 21 (22.11%) Content Management
3 21 (22.11%) OO
4 18 (18.95%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (18.95%) User Stories
5 14 (14.74%) B2C
5 14 (14.74%) Scrum
5 14 (14.74%) Use Case
6 13 (13.68%) RUP
7 11 (11.58%) Validation
8 9 (9.47%) SOA
8 9 (9.47%) Web Development
8 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.42%) MVC
10 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.32%) SEO
10 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.32%) Analytics
11 5 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 70 (73.68%) Java
2 51 (53.68%) SQL
3 37 (38.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.05%) VB
6 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) IBM
2 14 (14.74%) Oracle
3 7 (7.37%) FatWire
3 7 (7.37%) Google
4 5 (5.26%) Omniture
4 5 (5.26%) SAP
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.16%) Adobe
6 2 (2.11%) HP
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