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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 30 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 34 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.44% 3.71% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.48% 14.20% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £248 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.92%
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
166 176 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.67% 26.15% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 96 106
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 May 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 May 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
Watford -4 8 £388 +27.04% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £370 -
Rickmansworth 0 1 £375 +7.14% 1
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 22 (35.48%) Oracle
3 21 (33.87%) .NET
4 20 (32.26%) SQL
4 20 (32.26%) Windows
5 19 (30.65%) XML
5 19 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (30.65%) Relational Database
6 18 (29.03%) Citrix
7 17 (27.42%) C#
7 17 (27.42%) SharePoint
8 16 (25.81%) Java
9 15 (24.19%) VMware
9 15 (24.19%) VB.NET
9 15 (24.19%) SOA
10 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.97%) FTP
11 13 (20.97%) SOAP
12 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
12 12 (19.35%) Hibernate
12 12 (19.35%) Spring
13 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
13 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (17.74%) REST
13 11 (17.74%) MVC
13 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
13 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
14 10 (16.13%) HTML
14 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.13%) T-SQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (27.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.52%) WebLogic
2 9 (14.52%) IIS
3 5 (8.06%) Apache
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.84%) JBoss
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.61%) Lync
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Maximo
2 3 (4.84%) Magento
3 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.90%) SaaS
2 8 (12.90%) PaaS
3 4 (6.45%) Office 365
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) FTP
2 8 (12.90%) LDAP
3 5 (8.06%) DNS
4 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.84%) HTTP
5 3 (4.84%) LAN
5 3 (4.84%) WAN
5 3 (4.84%) DHCP
5 3 (4.84%) Internet
6 2 (3.23%) Firewall
6 2 (3.23%) SSH
6 2 (3.23%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (30.65%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
4 8 (12.90%) RDBMS
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.06%) DTS
7 4 (6.45%) MySQL
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.29%) Maven
3 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.06%) JUnit
4 5 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.23%) NUnit
5 2 (3.23%) Selenium
5 2 (3.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Architect
3 9 (14.52%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (12.90%) Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Applications Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Java Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.84%) AWS Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Java Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Citrix Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) .NET
2 19 (30.65%) XML
3 13 (20.97%) SOAP
4 12 (19.35%) Hibernate
4 12 (19.35%) Spring
5 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
5 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
5 11 (17.74%) REST
6 10 (16.13%) HTML
7 9 (14.52%) Java EE
7 9 (14.52%) WinForms
8 8 (12.90%) WCF
8 8 (12.90%) J2EE
9 6 (9.68%) JMS
9 6 (9.68%) RESTful
9 6 (9.68%) Middleware
10 5 (8.06%) Struts2
10 5 (8.06%) CSS
10 5 (8.06%) ADO.NET
10 5 (8.06%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) GIS
1 8 (12.90%) Clustering
1 8 (12.90%) Data Integration
2 7 (11.29%) PKI
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.90%) UNIX
3 8 (12.90%) Linux
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) Solaris
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) SOA
2 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
2 11 (17.74%) MVC
3 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.52%) Workflow
4 9 (14.52%) TOGAF
5 8 (12.90%) ETL
5 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 8 (12.90%) Open Source
6 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 5 (8.06%) Change Control
8 5 (8.06%) OWASP
8 5 (8.06%) Database Tuning
8 5 (8.06%) OO
9 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.45%) TDD
9 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.45%) Time Management
10 3 (4.84%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 17 (27.42%) C#
3 16 (25.81%) Java
4 15 (24.19%) VB.NET
5 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.29%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.06%) VBScript
9 3 (4.84%) PHP
9 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.23%) Perl
10 2 (3.23%) Bourne shell
10 2 (3.23%) C-shell
10 2 (3.23%) Erlang
10 2 (3.23%) Python
11 1 (1.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) CISSP
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) MCSE
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) vSphere
3 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.23%) XenApp
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 18 (29.03%) Citrix
3 15 (24.19%) VMware
4 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.90%) IBM
5 8 (12.90%) ESRI
6 6 (9.68%) HP
7 5 (8.06%) Atlassian
8 4 (6.45%) Cisco
8 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.84%) Zend
9 3 (4.84%) BMC
9 3 (4.84%) SAP
9 3 (4.84%) EMC
10 2 (3.23%) Sun
10 2 (3.23%) NetApp
10 2 (3.23%) Veeam
11 1 (1.61%) Akamai
11 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.61%) BEA