The first table below looks at the demand for WSE 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 WSE over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing WSE 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 2.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate - £190 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £190 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.78% 19.46% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 42 38
Average daily rate £342 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.38% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 15
Average hourly rate £35.80 £27.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% +0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £23.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WSE
East of England

WSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSE across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WSE
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSE across the Essex region.

WSE Daily Rate Trend in Essex

WSE
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing WSE 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 WSE.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) DNN

WSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing WSE 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 WSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) DNN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft