The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 31 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 34 36 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.91% 5.67% 8.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.58% 17.31% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 39
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£425 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
183 208 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.45% 32.76% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 114 200
Average daily rate £365 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -71.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.35 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Hemel Hempstead +4 6 £260 -21.50%
Watford +6 5 £450 +55.17% 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 45 (60.00%) SQL
2 35 (46.67%) Java
2 35 (46.67%) XML
3 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (37.33%) Spring
6 27 (36.00%) UNIX
7 26 (34.67%) Eclipse
8 25 (33.33%) HTML
9 24 (32.00%) Oracle
10 23 (30.67%) MySQL
10 23 (30.67%) MVC
10 23 (30.67%) Maven
10 23 (30.67%) REST
11 22 (29.33%) Finance
11 22 (29.33%) JUnit
11 22 (29.33%) SOAP
12 21 (28.00%) Linux
13 20 (26.67%) Ajax
13 20 (26.67%) Subversion
14 19 (25.33%) Scrum
14 19 (25.33%) Ant
14 19 (25.33%) Windows
14 19 (25.33%) .NET
15 18 (24.00%) CSS
16 17 (22.67%) Hibernate
16 17 (22.67%) Unit Testing
17 16 (21.33%) TDD
17 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
18 15 (20.00%) C#

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (18.67%) Tomcat
2 13 (17.33%) Apache
3 9 (12.00%) CMS
4 5 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (4.00%) IIS
6 3 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (2.67%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.67%) Liferay
7 2 (2.67%) JBoss
7 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.33%) Lync
8 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Office
2 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.67%) Route 53
3 2 (2.67%) Office 365
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) FTP
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 3 (4.00%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) DHCP
3 2 (2.67%) SMS
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) IPsec
4 1 (1.33%) VLAN
4 1 (1.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) MySQL
2 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (16.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
6 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (6.67%) DTS
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.67%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.67%) JasperReports
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (34.67%) Eclipse
2 23 (30.67%) Maven
3 22 (29.33%) JUnit
4 20 (26.67%) Subversion
5 19 (25.33%) Ant
6 11 (14.67%) IntelliJ
6 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
6 11 (14.67%) Mockito
7 7 (9.33%) Selenium
8 6 (8.00%) JIRA
8 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (6.67%) ClearQuest
9 5 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (6.67%) SoapUI
9 5 (6.67%) WebDriver
10 3 (4.00%) JMeter
10 3 (4.00%) Log4j
11 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.33%) NUnit
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.33%) Marketing
3 7 (9.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Developer
2 19 (25.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Tester
4 5 (6.67%) Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 5 (6.67%) Architect
4 5 (6.67%) Consultant
4 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Senior Tester
5 4 (5.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.67%) XML
2 28 (37.33%) Spring
3 25 (33.33%) HTML
4 23 (30.67%) REST
5 22 (29.33%) SOAP
6 20 (26.67%) Ajax
7 19 (25.33%) .NET
8 18 (24.00%) CSS
9 17 (22.67%) Hibernate
10 14 (18.67%) JSP
10 14 (18.67%) JSON
11 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
12 11 (14.67%) JDBC
12 11 (14.67%) J2EE
13 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
13 8 (10.67%) jQuery
13 8 (10.67%) DHTML
14 7 (9.33%) XSLT
15 5 (6.67%) Struts
15 5 (6.67%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) User Experience
2 6 (8.00%) PKI
3 4 (5.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.00%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Open Source
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) UNIX
2 21 (28.00%) Linux
3 19 (25.33%) Windows
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.00%) HPUX
5 3 (4.00%) Solaris
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) MVC
3 19 (25.33%) Scrum
4 17 (22.67%) Unit Testing
5 16 (21.33%) TDD
6 15 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 13 (17.33%) BDD
7 13 (17.33%) SOA
8 9 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (9.33%) OO
10 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.00%) Workflow
11 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.67%) Migration
12 5 (6.67%) V-Model
12 5 (6.67%) Database Tuning
12 5 (6.67%) Manual Testing
12 5 (6.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) SQL
2 35 (46.67%) Java
3 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.00%) C#
5 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.67%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.00%) XPath
7 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.67%) VBScript
8 5 (6.67%) PHP
9 2 (2.67%) PHP5
9 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.67%) VBA
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
1 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.67%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) MBA
4 1 (1.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.67%) vSphere
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) OpenView
2 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) HP
4 3 (4.00%) Sun
4 3 (4.00%) Interwoven
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
4 3 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) Veeam
5 2 (2.67%) Akamai
5 2 (2.67%) Zend
5 2 (2.67%) Progress
5 2 (2.67%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.33%) BEA
6 1 (1.33%) EMC
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) Sybase
6 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.33%) F5
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