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 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 30 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 48 19 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.61% 3.70% 7.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 13.38% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £265 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -9.37%
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
224 142 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.20% 27.68% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 74 180
Average daily rate £383 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £46.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +15.00%
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +1 7 £353 +21.55% 5
Rickmansworth - 4 £275 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 3
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 49 (58.33%) SQL
2 46 (54.76%) Java
3 37 (44.05%) XML
4 34 (40.48%) Finance
4 34 (40.48%) Spring
5 32 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 29 (34.52%) Oracle
7 28 (33.33%) UNIX
7 28 (33.33%) Eclipse
8 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (29.76%) REST
9 25 (29.76%) HTML
10 24 (28.57%) MySQL
10 24 (28.57%) SOAP
10 24 (28.57%) Linux
11 23 (27.38%) Hibernate
11 23 (27.38%) Maven
12 22 (26.19%) Subversion
12 22 (26.19%) CSS
13 21 (25.00%) JUnit
14 20 (23.81%) Ant
14 20 (23.81%) Ajax
15 19 (22.62%) Scrum
16 17 (20.24%) MVC
16 17 (20.24%) RDBMS
16 17 (20.24%) J2EE
16 17 (20.24%) JSON
16 17 (20.24%) TDD
16 17 (20.24%) Relational Database
17 16 (19.05%) JSP

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 15 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 13 (15.48%) Apache
3 10 (11.90%) WebLogic
4 9 (10.71%) CMS
5 8 (9.52%) MQSeries
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.38%) Liferay
7 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Office
2 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) HTTP
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) SMS
4 1 (1.19%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) FTP
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) IPsec
4 1 (1.19%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.19%) VLAN
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) MySQL
2 17 (20.24%) RDBMS
2 17 (20.24%) Relational Database
3 14 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.95%) JasperReports
7 5 (5.95%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.38%) QlikView
10 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.38%) OLAP
10 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 23 (27.38%) Maven
3 22 (26.19%) Subversion
4 21 (25.00%) JUnit
5 20 (23.81%) Ant
6 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
6 11 (13.10%) IntelliJ
6 11 (13.10%) Mockito
7 7 (8.33%) JIRA
7 7 (8.33%) Selenium
8 6 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (5.95%) ClearQuest
9 5 (5.95%) SoapUI
9 5 (5.95%) WebDriver
10 4 (4.76%) Log4j
11 3 (3.57%) JMeter
11 3 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Workshop
13 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (40.48%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Retail
2 8 (9.52%) Marketing
3 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.57%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (72.62%) Developer
2 28 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Tester
4 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.95%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Tester
8 4 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Payments Business Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (44.05%) XML
2 34 (40.48%) Spring
3 25 (29.76%) HTML
3 25 (29.76%) REST
4 24 (28.57%) SOAP
5 23 (27.38%) Hibernate
6 22 (26.19%) CSS
7 20 (23.81%) Ajax
8 17 (20.24%) JSON
8 17 (20.24%) J2EE
9 16 (19.05%) JSP
10 13 (15.48%) .NET
11 11 (13.10%) JDBC
12 10 (11.90%) jQuery
13 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
13 9 (10.71%) XSLT
14 8 (9.52%) JMS
15 6 (7.14%) Struts
16 4 (4.76%) Servlets
16 4 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) User Experience
2 6 (7.14%) PKI
3 4 (4.76%) Web 2.0
3 4 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.76%) iPhone
3 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.57%) Replication
5 2 (2.38%) Open Source
5 2 (2.38%) GIS
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.33%) UNIX
2 24 (28.57%) Linux
3 15 (17.86%) Windows
4 6 (7.14%) Android
5 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.76%) HPUX
5 4 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) Scrum
3 17 (20.24%) TDD
3 17 (20.24%) MVC
4 15 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 13 (15.48%) BDD
7 12 (14.29%) SOA
8 11 (13.10%) OO
9 9 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 8 (9.52%) Performance Testing
11 7 (8.33%) UML
12 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.14%) ETL
12 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (7.14%) Android Development
13 5 (5.95%) User Stories
13 5 (5.95%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (58.33%) SQL
2 46 (54.76%) Java
3 32 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 11 (13.10%) C#
6 10 (11.90%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.33%) XPath
8 6 (7.14%) PHP
9 3 (3.57%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.38%) VBA
10 2 (2.38%) PHP5
11 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.19%) C++
11 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) CBAP
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Sybase
3 4 (4.76%) IBM
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) Sun
3 4 (4.76%) Interwoven
4 3 (3.57%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.38%) Google
5 2 (2.38%) Zend
5 2 (2.38%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) Progress
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe
6 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.19%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.19%) Akamai
6 1 (1.19%) F5
6 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.19%) Juniper
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