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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 24 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 28 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.54% 6.67% 4.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.00% 25.53% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £355 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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
100 141 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.36% 26.11% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 9
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 27 January 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 January 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 January 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
Brentwood +1 9 £218 - 2
Basildon +1 5 - -
Colchester +1 1 £398 - 2
Purfleet - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 61 (78.21%) XML
2 59 (75.64%) HTML
2 59 (75.64%) Java
3 49 (62.82%) JavaScript
4 47 (60.26%) SQL
5 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (53.85%) J2EE
7 35 (44.87%) CSS
8 31 (39.74%) TDD
9 29 (37.18%) HTML5
9 29 (37.18%) REST
10 25 (32.05%) UNIX
10 25 (32.05%) Linux
11 24 (30.77%) SOAP
11 24 (30.77%) Oracle
11 24 (30.77%) Web Development
11 24 (30.77%) Relational Database
12 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
13 21 (26.92%) Hibernate
14 20 (25.64%) Ajax
14 20 (25.64%) LDAP
15 19 (24.36%) Spring
15 19 (24.36%) TopLink
16 18 (23.08%) Scrum
17 17 (21.79%) Responsive Web Design
18 16 (20.51%) JAX-RS
18 16 (20.51%) Web Design
19 15 (19.23%) MySQL
19 15 (19.23%) JPA
19 15 (19.23%) Visualisation

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (17.95%) WebLogic
2 13 (16.67%) JBoss
3 11 (14.10%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.41%) Apache
4 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.85%) CMS
6 2 (2.56%) Node.js
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) LDAP
2 14 (17.95%) HTTP
3 6 (7.69%) SSL
3 6 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
3 15 (19.23%) MySQL
4 11 (14.10%) MariaDB
5 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
6 8 (10.26%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) DTS
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Eclipse
2 9 (11.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Ant
4 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.56%) MSTest
6 2 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.56%) QUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.56%) JIRA
6 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.56%) Maven
6 2 (2.56%) Subversion
7 1 (1.28%) JUnit
General
1 9 (11.54%) Marketing
2 7 (8.97%) Publishing
3 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.13%) Finance
5 3 (3.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (78.21%) Developer
2 33 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.54%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (7.69%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) UI Developer
6 5 (6.41%) UI Programmer
7 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.56%) Release Coordinator
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Architect
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Design Architect
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (78.21%) XML
2 59 (75.64%) HTML
3 42 (53.85%) J2EE
4 35 (44.87%) CSS
5 29 (37.18%) HTML5
5 29 (37.18%) REST
6 24 (30.77%) SOAP
7 21 (26.92%) Hibernate
8 20 (25.64%) Ajax
9 19 (24.36%) Spring
9 19 (24.36%) TopLink
10 16 (20.51%) JAX-RS
11 15 (19.23%) JPA
12 13 (16.67%) JAAS
12 13 (16.67%) JAX-RPC
12 13 (16.67%) XHTML
12 13 (16.67%) Struts
12 13 (16.67%) jQuery
12 13 (16.67%) Struts2
13 11 (14.10%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Visualisation
2 13 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.41%) Biology
3 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Open Source
4 2 (2.56%) Life Science
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) UNIX
1 25 (32.05%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 12 (15.38%) Windows
4 8 (10.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) TDD
3 24 (30.77%) Web Development
4 18 (23.08%) Scrum
5 17 (21.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (20.51%) Web Design
7 14 (17.95%) Configuration Management
7 14 (17.95%) Content Management
8 13 (16.67%) MVC
8 13 (16.67%) Validation
8 13 (16.67%) Microservices
9 9 (11.54%) Workflow
10 8 (10.26%) Use Case
10 8 (10.26%) User Stories
10 8 (10.26%) Service Management
10 8 (10.26%) B2C
10 8 (10.26%) RUP
10 8 (10.26%) OO
11 7 (8.97%) OOD
11 7 (8.97%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 59 (75.64%) Java
2 49 (62.82%) JavaScript
3 47 (60.26%) SQL
4 13 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 10 (12.82%) C#
6 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.56%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) VBA
8 1 (1.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Sun Certification
2 8 (10.26%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) MCP
4 1 (1.28%) OCP
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Oracle
2 12 (15.38%) AccuRev
3 9 (11.54%) Sun
3 9 (11.54%) IBM
4 7 (8.97%) ServiceNow
5 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.85%) FatWire
7 2 (2.56%) Twitter
8 1 (1.28%) Adobe
8 1 (1.28%) DevExpress
Brentwood, Essex
Randstad Technologies
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