The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 17 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.82% 2.29% 6.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.32% 4.29% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £29.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -18.62%
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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 Guildford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 70 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 28.03% 53.44% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 15
Average daily rate £320 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Guildford region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 10 (52.63%) C#
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
1 10 (52.63%) REST
2 9 (47.37%) SOAP
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) WCF
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) Spring
7 4 (21.05%) JIRA
7 4 (21.05%) Confluence
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (21.05%) WSDL
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) XSD
8 3 (15.79%) Windows

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (21.05%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) Drupal
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data
6 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.26%) MySQL
6 1 (5.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
1 10 (52.63%) REST
2 9 (47.37%) SOAP
3 7 (36.84%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) WCF
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) Spring
5 4 (21.05%) WSDL
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) XSD
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) LINQ
6 3 (15.79%) Ajax
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.53%) WPF
7 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
7 2 (10.53%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) JDBC
7 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET
7 2 (10.53%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
1 2 (10.53%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) Google