The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 29 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.32% 5.84% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 12.68% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
Web Services
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 25.66% 46.10% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 21
Average daily rate £315 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (20.00%) Android Development
6 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) Android
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Web Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) RESTful
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Android Development
2 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat