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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 17 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 9 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.00% 4.90% 5.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.45% 11.63% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £281 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +14.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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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
44 86 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 24.44% 42.16% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 19
Average daily rate £338 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 10 (83.33%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) VB
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (25.00%) LINQ
6 3 (25.00%) MS Access
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) XSLT
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) AquaLogic
3 1 (8.33%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) MSTest
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) LINQ
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) Java EE
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) EAI
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle