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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 29 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.81% 4.01% 5.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.85% 10.45% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £281 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £125 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £368 £276
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%
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
82 134 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.05% 38.40% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 72 40
Average daily rate £300 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 25 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +9 9 £450 +60.00% 9
Web Services
East Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (43.75%) CSS
5 7 (43.75%) jQuery
6 6 (37.50%) WCF
7 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) VB
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) CRM
8 4 (25.00%) XSLT
8 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (25.00%) LINQ
8 4 (25.00%) JSON
9 3 (18.75%) MSTest
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) MS Access
9 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) IIS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (6.25%) AquaLogic
3 1 (6.25%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MS Access
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) NUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) MSTest
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) WCF
6 4 (25.00%) LINQ
6 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (25.00%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) XSLT
7 3 (18.75%) Middleware
7 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 2 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) Kendo UI
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (6.25%) HTML5
9 1 (6.25%) CSS3
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) EAI
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) hybris