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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 28 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing Web Services 46 12 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.87% 2.26% 6.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.01% 6.98% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 3 29
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.83% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £303 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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
209 172 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.69% 32.45% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 96 190
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
Watford +3 10 £388 -6.62% 3
Rickmansworth - 10 £295 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £395 - 1
Hertford - 1 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (62.50%) SQL
2 41 (56.94%) Java
3 33 (45.83%) Finance
4 32 (44.44%) XML
5 31 (43.06%) Spring
6 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 26 (36.11%) Hibernate
8 22 (30.56%) J2EE
8 22 (30.56%) Oracle
9 21 (29.17%) HTML
10 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
10 19 (26.39%) Eclipse
11 18 (25.00%) Linux
11 18 (25.00%) UNIX
12 17 (23.61%) SOAP
13 16 (22.22%) CSS
13 16 (22.22%) JUnit
13 16 (22.22%) Windows
14 15 (20.83%) MySQL
14 15 (20.83%) REST
15 14 (19.44%) Oracle Database
15 14 (19.44%) Subversion
15 14 (19.44%) Maven
15 14 (19.44%) Ajax
15 14 (19.44%) jQuery
15 14 (19.44%) .NET
15 14 (19.44%) PL/SQL
16 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
16 13 (18.06%) SOA
16 13 (18.06%) RDBMS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (13.89%) WebLogic
1 10 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 6 (8.33%) Apache
3 6 (8.33%) CMS
4 5 (6.94%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (5.56%) IIS
6 2 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.78%) Node.js
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.39%) Liferay
7 1 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Internet
2 5 (6.94%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) MySQL
3 14 (19.44%) Oracle Database
4 13 (18.06%) RDBMS
4 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (9.72%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (9.72%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (9.72%) JasperReports
6 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (6.94%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.39%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Eclipse
2 16 (22.22%) JUnit
3 14 (19.44%) Subversion
3 14 (19.44%) Maven
4 12 (16.67%) Ant
5 7 (9.72%) JIRA
6 6 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (6.94%) ClearQuest
7 5 (6.94%) Log4j
7 5 (6.94%) IntelliJ
7 5 (6.94%) Selenium
7 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.94%) Mockito
8 3 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.78%) JMeter
9 2 (2.78%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.72%) Marketing
3 6 (8.33%) Retail
4 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.17%) Banking
6 2 (2.78%) French Language
7 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (73.61%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Tester
4 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Tester
7 4 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Payments Business Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (44.44%) XML
2 31 (43.06%) Spring
3 26 (36.11%) Hibernate
4 22 (30.56%) J2EE
5 21 (29.17%) HTML
6 17 (23.61%) SOAP
7 16 (22.22%) CSS
8 15 (20.83%) REST
9 14 (19.44%) Ajax
9 14 (19.44%) jQuery
9 14 (19.44%) .NET
10 13 (18.06%) JSON
11 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 10 (13.89%) JSP
12 10 (13.89%) XSLT
13 9 (12.50%) JMS
14 6 (8.33%) Struts
15 5 (6.94%) Servlets
15 5 (6.94%) JDBC
15 5 (6.94%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) N-Tier
2 6 (8.33%) PKI
3 5 (6.94%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.17%) Replication
5 3 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.17%) iPhone
5 3 (4.17%) Open Source
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.78%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) W3C
7 1 (1.39%) GIS
7 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.39%) Statistics
7 1 (1.39%) FMCG
7 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Linux
1 18 (25.00%) UNIX
2 16 (22.22%) Windows
3 5 (6.94%) HPUX
3 5 (6.94%) Solaris
3 5 (6.94%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) SOA
2 11 (15.28%) MVC
3 10 (13.89%) Scrum
4 9 (12.50%) OO
4 9 (12.50%) TDD
4 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 8 (11.11%) UML
6 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
6 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.94%) Usability Testing
8 5 (6.94%) Content Management
8 5 (6.94%) V-Model
8 5 (6.94%) BDD
8 5 (6.94%) Android Development
9 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.56%) Database Tuning
9 4 (5.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) SQL
2 41 (56.94%) Java
3 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) PL/SQL
5 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
6 11 (15.28%) C#
7 7 (9.72%) XPath
8 5 (6.94%) PHP
9 3 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.78%) Python
11 1 (1.39%) VB
11 1 (1.39%) PHP5
11 1 (1.39%) VB6
11 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MBA
4 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) Sybase
3 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) Sun
4 5 (6.94%) Interwoven
4 5 (6.94%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.78%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) BEA
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) Zend
7 1 (1.39%) Akamai
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