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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 27 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.20% 4.32% 6.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 8.78% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £353 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £383 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -
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
55 148 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.00% 49.17% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 87 47
Average daily rate £275 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 31
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 - - 3
Loughborough - - - -
Web Services
East Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) WinForms
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (30.00%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (30.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (30.00%) XSLT
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
7 3 (30.00%) LDAP
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) XAML
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 3 (30.00%) Ajax
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (30.00%) Kanban
7 3 (30.00%) WPF
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Kentico
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) DTS
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (10.00%) Administrator
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) WinForms
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (30.00%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (30.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) XSLT
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) WPF
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
7 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) XAML
4 2 (20.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Motorola
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat