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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 39 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 40 14 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.75% 2.89% 7.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.52% 10.22% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 33
Average daily rate
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£391 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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
216 137 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.65% 28.31% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 72 185
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
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 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -6 7 £390 +10.63% 5
Rickmansworth - 6 £288 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 3
Hertford - - - - 2
Hitchin - - - - 1
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 48 (64.86%) SQL
2 41 (55.41%) Java
3 33 (44.59%) Finance
4 32 (43.24%) Spring
5 31 (41.89%) XML
6 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
7 26 (35.14%) Hibernate
8 25 (33.78%) Oracle
9 24 (32.43%) HTML
10 22 (29.73%) J2EE
11 21 (28.38%) Eclipse
12 20 (27.03%) CSS
13 19 (25.68%) UNIX
14 18 (24.32%) Linux
14 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (22.97%) Ajax
15 17 (22.97%) SOAP
15 17 (22.97%) JUnit
16 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
16 16 (21.62%) Windows
16 16 (21.62%) Maven
16 16 (21.62%) REST
17 15 (20.27%) JSON
17 15 (20.27%) Subversion
17 15 (20.27%) MySQL
18 14 (18.92%) .NET
18 14 (18.92%) PL/SQL
18 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
19 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
19 13 (17.57%) C#

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (14.86%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 9 (12.16%) MQSeries
4 8 (10.81%) Apache
5 7 (9.46%) CMS
6 5 (6.76%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.70%) Liferay
7 2 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Office
2 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Internet
2 5 (6.76%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) Intranet
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) FTP
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) IPsec
4 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.35%) VLAN
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.27%) MySQL
3 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
4 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
4 13 (17.57%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (9.46%) JasperReports
7 6 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
8 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (6.76%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Eclipse
2 17 (22.97%) JUnit
3 16 (21.62%) Maven
4 15 (20.27%) Subversion
5 13 (17.57%) Ant
6 7 (9.46%) JIRA
7 6 (8.11%) Selenium
7 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
7 6 (8.11%) IntelliJ
7 6 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (8.11%) Mockito
8 5 (6.76%) ClearQuest
8 5 (6.76%) Log4j
9 3 (4.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.70%) JMeter
10 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.70%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Marketing
3 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.11%) Retail
5 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.05%) Banking
7 2 (2.70%) French Language
8 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (77.03%) Developer
2 26 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Tester
4 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Tester
7 4 (5.41%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Payments Business Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.24%) Spring
2 31 (41.89%) XML
3 26 (35.14%) Hibernate
4 24 (32.43%) HTML
5 22 (29.73%) J2EE
6 20 (27.03%) CSS
7 17 (22.97%) SOAP
7 17 (22.97%) Ajax
8 16 (21.62%) REST
9 15 (20.27%) JSON
10 14 (18.92%) .NET
11 13 (17.57%) jQuery
12 12 (16.22%) JSP
13 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
14 9 (12.16%) XSLT
14 9 (12.16%) JMS
15 7 (9.46%) Struts
16 6 (8.11%) JDBC
17 5 (6.76%) Servlets
17 5 (6.76%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) User Experience
2 6 (8.11%) PKI
3 5 (6.76%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.41%) iPhone
4 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Open Source
6 2 (2.70%) GIS
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.35%) FMCG
7 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) UNIX
2 18 (24.32%) Linux
3 16 (21.62%) Windows
4 6 (8.11%) Android
5 5 (6.76%) HPUX
5 5 (6.76%) Solaris
6 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) MVC
3 12 (16.22%) OO
3 12 (16.22%) TDD
4 11 (14.86%) Scrum
5 10 (13.51%) SOA
5 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
6 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.81%) BDD
8 7 (9.46%) UML
8 7 (9.46%) Performance Testing
9 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.11%) Android Development
9 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.76%) Usability Testing
10 5 (6.76%) V-Model
10 5 (6.76%) ETL
10 5 (6.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.86%) SQL
2 41 (55.41%) Java
3 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.92%) PL/SQL
5 13 (17.57%) C#
6 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.46%) XPath
8 5 (6.76%) PHP
9 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.35%) VBA
11 1 (1.35%) VB6
11 1 (1.35%) PHP5
11 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.35%) C++
11 1 (1.35%) VB
11 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) CBAP
4 1 (1.35%) MBA
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) Sybase
3 5 (6.76%) IBM
3 5 (6.76%) Sun
3 5 (6.76%) Interwoven
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.05%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) Zend
7 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.35%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.35%) Akamai
7 1 (1.35%) F5
7 1 (1.35%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Juniper
7 1 (1.35%) BEA
7 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
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