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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 35 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.45% 4.33% 3.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.08% 15.27% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £22.66 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -15.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 131 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.37% 28.35% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 42
Average daily rate £400 £265 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 3 £450 +80.00% 1
Chelmsford +3 2 £438 +22.80% 1
Southend-on-Sea 0 2 £448 -
Brentwood -8 1 £400 -
Billericay - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 23 (60.53%) Java
3 21 (55.26%) HTML
4 20 (52.63%) Oracle
5 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 18 (47.37%) UNIX
5 18 (47.37%) TDD
6 17 (44.74%) Web Development
6 17 (44.74%) Relational Database
7 15 (39.47%) PL/SQL
8 14 (36.84%) CSS
8 14 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (34.21%) Hibernate
10 12 (31.58%) Mac OS X
10 12 (31.58%) XML
10 12 (31.58%) Linux
10 12 (31.58%) .NET
10 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 12 (31.58%) WebLogic
10 12 (31.58%) JAX-RPC
11 11 (28.95%) MySQL
12 10 (26.32%) C#
13 9 (23.68%) Windows
13 9 (23.68%) Scrum
13 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (21.05%) MVC
14 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
14 8 (21.05%) JBoss
14 8 (21.05%) Struts
14 8 (21.05%) Spring

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (31.58%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) LDAP
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) NAS
3 2 (5.26%) IPv4
3 2 (5.26%) IPv6
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) Relational Database
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.95%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) DTS
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
1 5 (13.16%) MSTest
1 5 (13.16%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) QUnit
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (7.89%) XDoclet
4 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) QADirector
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.63%) NUnit
5 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) WPF Developer
6 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) QA Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) CSS
3 13 (34.21%) Hibernate
4 12 (31.58%) .NET
4 12 (31.58%) XML
4 12 (31.58%) JAX-RPC
5 8 (21.05%) Struts
5 8 (21.05%) Spring
5 8 (21.05%) JPA
5 8 (21.05%) Struts2
6 7 (18.42%) WCF
6 7 (18.42%) J2EE
6 7 (18.42%) REST
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 6 (15.79%) WPF
7 6 (15.79%) Silverlight
7 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.16%) JAAS
8 5 (13.16%) TopLink
8 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (18.42%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
4 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) UNIX
2 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Mac OS X
3 9 (23.68%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) TDD
2 17 (44.74%) Web Development
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.05%) MVC
5 7 (18.42%) OO
5 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) SOA
6 6 (15.79%) Web Design
7 5 (13.16%) OOP
7 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (10.53%) UML
8 4 (10.53%) CRM
8 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.53%) OOD
9 3 (7.89%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 23 (60.53%) Java
3 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) PL/SQL
5 10 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.89%) C++
8 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.26%) XAML
9 1 (2.63%) FQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Sun Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) CEH
4 1 (2.63%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) WebInspect
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) JBoss
3 5 (13.16%) Sun
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) AccuRev
5 2 (5.26%) Facebook
5 2 (5.26%) Twitter
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Lagan
6 1 (2.63%) Adobe
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) FatWire
6 1 (2.63%) Progress
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Vignette
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