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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 17 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.97% 4.32% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.00% 11.76% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.92%
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
50 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 33.11% 36.76% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 18
Average daily rate £300 £270 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) WCF
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
8 4 (28.57%) JSON
8 4 (28.57%) MVC
8 4 (28.57%) VB
8 4 (28.57%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 3 (21.43%) XSLT
9 3 (21.43%) MS Access
9 3 (21.43%) CRM
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (21.43%) Middleware
9 3 (21.43%) Ajax
9 3 (21.43%) LINQ
9 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (7.14%) AquaLogic
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) NUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) MSTest
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) XSLT
7 3 (21.43%) Middleware
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) LINQ
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
8 2 (14.29%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) SOAP
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (7.14%) Java EE
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) EAI
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) VB
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle