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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 34 36 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 28 36 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.41% 5.12% 8.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.27% 15.79% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +5.29%
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
211 228 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.23% 32.43% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 133 156
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 5 £260 -12.23%
Rickmansworth - 4 £315 - 2
Watford +7 3 £400 +25.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City +7 2 £375 -28.57%
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 27 (45.00%) XML
3 24 (40.00%) Java
3 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.33%) Maven
5 19 (31.67%) .NET
5 19 (31.67%) Windows
6 18 (30.00%) UNIX
6 18 (30.00%) Spring
6 18 (30.00%) Scrum
7 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
7 17 (28.33%) Oracle
7 17 (28.33%) MVC
7 17 (28.33%) REST
8 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 16 (26.67%) HTML
8 16 (26.67%) Linux
9 15 (25.00%) MySQL
9 15 (25.00%) SOAP
9 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 14 (23.33%) C#
11 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
11 13 (21.67%) Eclipse
11 13 (21.67%) Subversion
11 13 (21.67%) Ajax
12 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 12 (20.00%) Ant
13 11 (18.33%) JUnit
13 11 (18.33%) CSS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (15.00%) Apache
2 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.00%) CMS
4 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.67%) IIS
5 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (5.00%) JBoss
6 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.67%) Liferay
8 1 (1.67%) Lync
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.33%) Office 365
4 2 (3.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) FTP
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (5.00%) DHCP
3 3 (5.00%) Firewall
4 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) SMS
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) SAN
4 2 (3.33%) Internet
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) IPsec
5 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.00%) MySQL
2 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (8.33%) DTS
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (3.33%) QlikView
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Maven
2 13 (21.67%) Eclipse
2 13 (21.67%) Subversion
3 12 (20.00%) Ant
4 11 (18.33%) JUnit
5 10 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (13.33%) Mockito
6 8 (13.33%) IntelliJ
7 5 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (6.67%) Selenium
8 4 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.67%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.33%) JMeter
10 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Java Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Java Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Microstrategy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) XML
2 19 (31.67%) .NET
3 18 (30.00%) Spring
4 17 (28.33%) REST
5 16 (26.67%) HTML
6 15 (25.00%) SOAP
7 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
7 13 (21.67%) Ajax
8 11 (18.33%) CSS
9 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 10 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 9 (15.00%) WinForms
11 8 (13.33%) JSON
11 8 (13.33%) JDBC
11 8 (13.33%) JSP
12 6 (10.00%) DHTML
12 6 (10.00%) J2EE
12 6 (10.00%) Java EE
13 5 (8.33%) ADO.NET
13 5 (8.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Clustering
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Open Source
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) iPhone
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) GIS
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) UNIX
3 16 (26.67%) Linux
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Scrum
3 17 (28.33%) MVC
4 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (18.33%) TDD
6 10 (16.67%) SOA
6 10 (16.67%) BDD
7 9 (15.00%) Workflow
8 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.33%) OO
10 5 (8.33%) ITIL
10 5 (8.33%) Migration
10 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.33%) Database Tuning
11 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.67%) OWASP
11 4 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 24 (40.00%) Java
3 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.33%) C#
5 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
6 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.33%) VBScript
8 2 (3.33%) VBA
8 2 (3.33%) XPath
9 1 (1.67%) PHP5
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) VCP4
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.33%) MCSE
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) vSphere
3 2 (3.33%) XenApp
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.67%) OpenView
2 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Oracle
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (8.33%) Citrix
4 5 (8.33%) VMware
5 4 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.00%) SAP
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 2 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.33%) NetApp
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.33%) Progress
7 2 (3.33%) Veeam
8 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.67%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.67%) Akamai
8 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.67%) F5
8 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.67%) EMC
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