The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Home Counties region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Web Services 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 5.00% 6.98% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Home Counties region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Home Counties region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Web Services
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Web Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java