The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Leicestershire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 31 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.39% 5.65% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.80% 14.74% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£293 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.78% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
102 95 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 34.58% 38.31% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 22
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 5
Average hourly rate £36.25 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Web Services
East Midlands

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -13 3 £268 -2.72% 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Loughborough - - - - 3
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Web Services
East Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 15 (62.50%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) XML
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
6 7 (29.17%) WinForms
6 7 (29.17%) XSLT
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
6 7 (29.17%) N-Tier
7 6 (25.00%) LDAP
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (25.00%) MVC
7 6 (25.00%) XAML
7 6 (25.00%) WPF
7 6 (25.00%) Kanban
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
7 6 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 5 (20.83%) Ajax
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) SOAP
9 4 (16.67%) WCF
9 4 (16.67%) Android
9 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.67%) Mobile App

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (25.00%) WPF Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) XML
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 7 (29.17%) XSLT
5 7 (29.17%) WinForms
6 6 (25.00%) WPF
6 6 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 5 (20.83%) Ajax
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.67%) WCF
9 3 (12.50%) REST
9 3 (12.50%) CSS3
9 3 (12.50%) HTML5
9 3 (12.50%) JSON
10 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) N-Tier
2 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Android
1 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) MVC
1 6 (25.00%) Scrum
1 6 (25.00%) Kanban
2 4 (16.67%) Android Development
2 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Use Case
4 1 (4.17%) UML
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) OOD
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 15 (62.50%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) XAML
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) VB6
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe
1 1 (4.17%) Capita
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