The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 32 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.51% 4.15% 5.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.45% 8.84% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
Web Services
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
94 147 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 33.69% 46.96% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 40
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 24
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
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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 +1 1 £500 +81.81% 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £395 - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Web Services
East Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (85.71%) C#
1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) XML
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) WinForms
5 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) CSS
6 9 (42.86%) XSLT
6 9 (42.86%) N-Tier
7 8 (38.10%) LDAP
7 8 (38.10%) XAML
7 8 (38.10%) Scrum
7 8 (38.10%) WPF
7 8 (38.10%) jQuery
7 8 (38.10%) Kanban
7 8 (38.10%) Castle Windsor
7 8 (38.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) MVC
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 5 (23.81%) Ajax
10 4 (19.05%) WCF
10 4 (19.05%) SOAP
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (19.05%) HTML5
11 3 (14.29%) REST
11 3 (14.29%) CSS3
11 3 (14.29%) JSON

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 8 (38.10%) WPF Developer
4 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) Web Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) WinForms
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) XSLT
5 8 (38.10%) WPF
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) Castle Windsor
5 8 (38.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) Ajax
7 4 (19.05%) WCF
7 4 (19.05%) SOAP
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (19.05%) HTML5
8 3 (14.29%) REST
8 3 (14.29%) CSS3
8 3 (14.29%) JSON
8 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
2 8 (38.10%) Kanban
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) XAML
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe
1 1 (4.76%) Motorola
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle