The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow 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 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 Hounslow 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 5 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 8.33% 10.45% 8.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 24.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate £433 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £358 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £438 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
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
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
9 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 37.50% 43.28% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 12
Average daily rate £505 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% +28.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
London

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) nginx
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Akamai
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 3 (42.86%) Foundry
3 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) collectd
4 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) CloudStack
4 2 (28.57%) Capybara
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Mercator
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 3 (42.86%) nginx
1 3 (42.86%) Node.js
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) CloudStack
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Capybara
1 2 (28.57%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) Security Management
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) RHCE
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) RHCT
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) collectd
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Akamai
1 3 (42.86%) Foundry
2 2 (28.57%) Mercator
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware