The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 36 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1106 1150 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.67% 4.80% 4.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.74% 15.64% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 787 819
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.25%
Web Services
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7502 7351 7951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.66% 30.70% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5515 5168 5743
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 52
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in London

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in London

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in London

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in London

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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
City of London +4 221 £450 +12.50% 65
Croydon -2 17 £425 +19.71% 1
Canary Wharf +2 11 £300 -50.00%
Docklands, London -1 9 £463 -15.90%
Uxbridge +10 5 £383 +19.53% 1
Bromley -1 4 £363 -34.09%
Hammersmith -2 4 £333 -16.87%
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Feltham - 3 £350 - 1
Brentford -3 2 £400 +30.08%
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Hounslow +5 1 £310 -38.00% 1
Osterley 0 1 £550 +30.95%
Wimbledon -2 1 £375 -14.28% 1
Romford -3 1 £285 -48.18%
Ealing - 1 - - 6
Southwark - 1 £325 -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1041 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
2 902 (41.59%) Java
3 730 (33.66%) JavaScript
4 653 (30.11%) TDD
5 614 (28.31%) HTML
6 550 (25.36%) SQL
7 527 (24.30%) XML
8 521 (24.02%) .NET
9 497 (22.91%) Scrum
10 464 (21.39%) CSS
11 462 (21.30%) C#
12 432 (19.92%) SOAP
13 430 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
14 401 (18.49%) REST
15 394 (18.17%) SQL Server
16 392 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
17 389 (17.93%) Finance
18 385 (17.75%) MVC
19 375 (17.29%) RESTful
20 361 (16.64%) OO
21 353 (16.27%) Linux
22 323 (14.89%) BDD
23 319 (14.71%) Git (software)
24 306 (14.11%) HTML5
25 301 (13.88%) Oracle
26 296 (13.65%) Spring
27 278 (12.82%) Microsoft
28 274 (12.63%) ASP.NET
29 271 (12.49%) J2EE
30 264 (12.17%) jQuery

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 169 (7.79%) Apache
2 152 (7.01%) Tomcat
3 136 (6.27%) Node.js
4 108 (4.98%) JBoss
5 100 (4.61%) CMS
6 73 (3.37%) WebLogic
7 70 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 68 (3.14%) IIS
9 57 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
10 55 (2.54%) Confluence
11 52 (2.40%) SharePoint
12 47 (2.17%) nginx
13 36 (1.66%) Jetty
14 35 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
15 28 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 26 (1.20%) OpenStack
16 26 (1.20%) Mule ESB
17 20 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
17 20 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
18 19 (0.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 88 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.34%) MS Office
3 22 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.51%) MS Project
5 10 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.18%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.046%) HipChat
10 1 (0.046%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.46%) Magento
3 8 (0.37%) SAP HR
3 8 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Loan IQ
7 3 (0.14%) MultiFonds
8 2 (0.092%) RMDS
8 2 (0.092%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.092%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.092%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.092%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.092%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 392 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (2.12%) SaaS
4 38 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (1.01%) PaaS
6 22 (1.01%) GitHub
7 18 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 17 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.78%) Office 365
9 15 (0.69%) Heroku
10 12 (0.55%) Force.com
10 12 (0.55%) Taleo
11 11 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (0.46%) IaaS
13 6 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.28%) Boomi
14 4 (0.18%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 124 (5.72%) HTTP
2 92 (4.24%) Internet
3 57 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 54 (2.49%) VPN
4 54 (2.49%) Firewall
5 47 (2.17%) SSL
6 33 (1.52%) LDAP
7 32 (1.48%) DNS
8 22 (1.01%) SAN
9 19 (0.88%) SMTP
10 17 (0.78%) LAN
11 16 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
12 15 (0.69%) WAN
12 15 (0.69%) DMZ
12 15 (0.69%) SNMP
13 14 (0.65%) Network Security
14 11 (0.51%) AMQP
14 11 (0.51%) FTP
15 10 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (0.41%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (18.17%) SQL Server
2 227 (10.47%) MySQL
3 153 (7.05%) MongoDB
4 138 (6.36%) NoSQL
5 125 (5.76%) Relational Database
6 84 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 65 (3.00%) Oracle Database
9 62 (2.86%) Big Data
10 60 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 51 (2.35%) Hadoop
12 44 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (1.80%) Redis
14 36 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 35 (1.61%) DB2
15 35 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 31 (1.43%) RDBMS
16 31 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (1.24%) SQLite
18 22 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 319 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 249 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 247 (11.39%) Maven
4 206 (9.50%) Subversion
5 154 (7.10%) JIRA
6 125 (5.76%) Selenium
6 125 (5.76%) JUnit
7 114 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 95 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 86 (3.96%) Visual Studio
9 86 (3.96%) NUnit
10 70 (3.23%) Gradle
11 65 (3.00%) JMeter
12 64 (2.95%) Mockito
13 63 (2.90%) Ant
14 55 (2.54%) Eclipse
15 49 (2.26%) TeamCity
16 46 (2.12%) Hudson
17 42 (1.94%) SoapUI
18 41 (1.89%) Grunt
General
1 389 (17.93%) Finance
2 201 (9.27%) Banking
3 97 (4.47%) Retail
4 72 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 42 (1.94%) Front Office
6 41 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.75%) Marketing
8 33 (1.52%) Back Office
9 32 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.48%) Publishing
10 19 (0.88%) Legal
11 15 (0.69%) Advertising
12 14 (0.65%) Games
13 11 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.46%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.28%) Automotive
17 5 (0.23%) Law
17 5 (0.23%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1302 (60.03%) Developer
2 346 (15.95%) Java Developer
3 220 (10.14%) Architect
4 190 (8.76%) Senior Developer
5 177 (8.16%) .NET Developer
6 136 (6.27%) Analyst
7 118 (5.44%) C# Developer
8 104 (4.79%) Web Developer
9 72 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 69 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 69 (3.18%) Consultant
11 61 (2.81%) Android Developer
12 60 (2.77%) Technical Architect
13 59 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
14 57 (2.63%) Tester
14 57 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
15 49 (2.26%) iOS Developer
16 47 (2.17%) Software Engineer
17 45 (2.07%) Full Stack Developer
18 43 (1.98%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (28.31%) HTML
2 527 (24.30%) XML
3 521 (24.02%) .NET
4 464 (21.39%) CSS
5 432 (19.92%) SOAP
6 401 (18.49%) REST
7 375 (17.29%) RESTful
8 306 (14.11%) HTML5
9 296 (13.65%) Spring
10 274 (12.63%) ASP.NET
11 271 (12.49%) J2EE
12 264 (12.17%) jQuery
13 247 (11.39%) JSON
14 211 (9.73%) AngularJS
15 196 (9.04%) WCF
16 162 (7.47%) Ajax
17 157 (7.24%) .NET Framework
18 143 (6.59%) Hibernate
19 123 (5.67%) CSS3
20 115 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 130 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (5.76%) Mobile App
3 119 (5.49%) User Experience
4 94 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 53 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (2.12%) N-Tier
7 42 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 38 (1.75%) Fixed Income
9 35 (1.61%) Data Centre
10 34 (1.57%) iPad
11 32 (1.48%) Social Media
11 32 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 31 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
13 30 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 29 (1.34%) CMDB
15 26 (1.20%) Data Structures
15 26 (1.20%) Public Cloud
16 25 (1.15%) Market Risk
16 25 (1.15%) Derivative
17 24 (1.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 353 (16.27%) Linux
2 227 (10.47%) Windows
3 205 (9.45%) UNIX
4 127 (5.86%) Android
4 127 (5.86%) Apple iOS
5 56 (2.58%) CentOS
6 49 (2.26%) Ubuntu
7 46 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.01%) Solaris
9 19 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.23%) AIX
12 4 (0.18%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.14%) Debian
13 3 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1041 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
2 653 (30.11%) TDD
3 497 (22.91%) Scrum
4 430 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
5 385 (17.75%) MVC
6 361 (16.64%) OO
7 323 (14.89%) BDD
8 246 (11.34%) SOA
9 219 (10.10%) E-Commerce
9 219 (10.10%) DevOps
10 186 (8.58%) SDLC
11 170 (7.84%) Unit Testing
12 165 (7.61%) Kanban
13 159 (7.33%) Open Source
14 144 (6.64%) Software Engineering
15 139 (6.41%) Web Development
16 116 (5.35%) Pair Programming
17 111 (5.12%) Multithreading
18 103 (4.75%) Migration
19 98 (4.52%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 902 (41.59%) Java
2 730 (33.66%) JavaScript
3 550 (25.36%) SQL
4 462 (21.30%) C#
5 204 (9.41%) Ruby
6 173 (7.98%) Python
7 168 (7.75%) PHP
8 97 (4.47%) T-SQL
9 95 (4.38%) Perl
10 94 (4.33%) Scala
11 90 (4.15%) Groovy
12 71 (3.27%) C++
13 60 (2.77%) VB.NET
13 60 (2.77%) Bash Shell
14 59 (2.72%) Shell Script
15 54 (2.49%) Objective-C
16 47 (2.17%) PowerShell
16 47 (2.17%) C
17 45 (2.07%) PL/SQL
18 40 (1.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 184 (8.48%) Degree
2 108 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 42 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 40 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.55%) CCNP
5 12 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.32%) CISSP
7 7 (0.32%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.28%) CCNA
8 6 (0.28%) ISEB
9 5 (0.23%) HND
9 5 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.18%) VCAP
10 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (0.14%) OSCP
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (8.21%) QA
2 19 (0.88%) SLA
3 14 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.41%) WAI
6 8 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.18%) HL7
8 2 (0.092%) BS7799
8 2 (0.092%) GMP
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.046%) Basel II
9 1 (0.046%) CDISC
9 1 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.046%) Basel III
System Software
1 64 (2.95%) Docker
2 56 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 34 (1.57%) vCloud
5 24 (1.11%) vSphere
5 24 (1.11%) Varnish
6 12 (0.55%) Apache Flume
7 10 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.37%) NFS
8 8 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.37%) GridGain
9 5 (0.23%) KVM
9 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.18%) Firmware
11 3 (0.14%) XenServer
11 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.14%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.092%) LXC
12 2 (0.092%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 139 (6.41%) Puppet
2 104 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (2.67%) Ansible
4 36 (1.66%) Nagios
5 28 (1.29%) Salt
6 24 (1.11%) Rundeck
6 24 (1.11%) ZABBIX
7 22 (1.01%) logstash
8 21 (0.97%) HAProxy
9 19 (0.88%) Kibana
9 19 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (0.78%) Vagrant
11 13 (0.60%) Graphite
12 11 (0.51%) Oozie
13 10 (0.46%) Capistrano
14 7 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
14 7 (0.32%) Cacti
14 7 (0.32%) BladeLogic
15 6 (0.28%) Mesos
16 5 (0.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 301 (13.88%) Oracle
2 278 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 93 (4.29%) VMware
4 91 (4.20%) Red Hat
5 69 (3.18%) ServiceNow
6 68 (3.14%) IBM
7 57 (2.63%) HP
8 55 (2.54%) Google
9 50 (2.31%) Sybase
10 46 (2.12%) TIBCO
11 42 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
12 39 (1.80%) Adobe
13 36 (1.66%) SAP
14 35 (1.61%) Informatica
15 34 (1.57%) hybris
16 31 (1.43%) Atlassian
17 28 (1.29%) Sitecore
18 25 (1.15%) New Relic
19 23 (1.06%) Cisco
20 20 (0.92%) Dell
London
Connectus
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day £450-£500 Per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day Competitive rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd./Umbrella Company Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 per day plus other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago