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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 36 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1170 1096 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.76% 4.34% 4.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.80% 13.84% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 822 703
Average daily rate
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£428 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +145.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £63.75 £33.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
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
7405 7917 7185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 31.34% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 5779 5142
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 62
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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
City of London 0 231 £450 +11.04% 89
Docklands, London +13 6 £475 -13.63%
Brentford +2 5 £308 -25.45%
Hammersmith - 5 £381 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £365 - 5
Canary Wharf +3 2 £575 -6.58%
Uxbridge -4 2 £373 -25.50% 1
Croydon -8 2 £355 -7.18%
Hounslow -1 1 £500 +2.56%
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 1064 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 979 (41.82%) Java
3 765 (32.68%) HTML
4 732 (31.27%) JavaScript
5 721 (30.80%) XML
6 628 (26.83%) TDD
7 567 (24.22%) SQL
8 564 (24.09%) CSS
9 501 (21.40%) .NET
10 466 (19.91%) RESTful
11 446 (19.05%) Scrum
12 443 (18.92%) Linux
13 428 (18.28%) C#
14 418 (17.86%) MVC
15 393 (16.79%) Oracle
16 387 (16.53%) SOAP
17 368 (15.72%) REST
18 364 (15.55%) Finance
19 361 (15.42%) OO
20 354 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
21 351 (14.99%) Spring
22 348 (14.87%) JSON
23 347 (14.82%) Amazon AWS
24 327 (13.97%) HTML5
25 316 (13.50%) Git (software)
26 310 (13.24%) SOA
27 309 (13.20%) BDD
28 308 (13.16%) jQuery
29 297 (12.69%) SQL Server
30 267 (11.41%) J2EE

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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
1 211 (9.01%) Apache
2 174 (7.43%) Tomcat
3 128 (5.47%) IIS
4 107 (4.57%) JBoss
5 95 (4.06%) CMS
6 89 (3.80%) WebLogic
7 78 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 78 (3.33%) WebSphere
8 72 (3.08%) Node.js
9 52 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
10 39 (1.67%) nginx
11 38 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
12 35 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 32 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 31 (1.32%) Confluence
14 31 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
15 28 (1.20%) Jetty
16 27 (1.15%) Apache Solr
17 24 (1.03%) Umbraco
18 18 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 75 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.73%) Photoshop
2 17 (0.73%) MS Office
3 12 (0.51%) MS Project
4 11 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.47%) Doxygen
5 10 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.085%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.043%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 48 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.51%) Workday HCM
4 11 (0.47%) SAP HR
5 9 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 9 (0.38%) Magento
5 9 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.34%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.30%) ION MarketView
7 7 (0.30%) RMDS
8 6 (0.26%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
11 3 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
11 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.085%) Temenos T24
12 2 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.085%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 347 (14.82%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
3 61 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (2.09%) Amazon S3
5 35 (1.50%) Force.com
6 24 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.68%) IaaS
8 14 (0.60%) SaaS
9 12 (0.51%) PaaS
10 11 (0.47%) GitHub
11 10 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.34%) Heroku
13 5 (0.21%) Route 53
14 4 (0.17%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.13%) Office 365
15 3 (0.13%) ElastiCache
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 2 (0.085%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 2 (0.085%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 139 (5.94%) HTTP
2 79 (3.37%) Internet
3 47 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 42 (1.79%) SSL
5 37 (1.58%) DNS
6 31 (1.32%) Firewall
7 29 (1.24%) HTTPS
8 23 (0.98%) VPN
9 19 (0.81%) FTP
10 18 (0.77%) LDAP
11 17 (0.73%) Intranet
12 15 (0.64%) SNMP
13 13 (0.56%) SAN
14 12 (0.51%) RTSP
15 9 (0.38%) SSH
15 9 (0.38%) DHCP
16 8 (0.34%) SPDY
17 6 (0.26%) AMQP
17 6 (0.26%) VoIP
18 4 (0.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 264 (11.28%) MySQL
3 158 (6.75%) NoSQL
4 130 (5.55%) MongoDB
5 122 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 100 (4.27%) Oracle Database
7 79 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 68 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 53 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (2.18%) Big Data
11 48 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 48 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 44 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
14 36 (1.54%) DB2
14 36 (1.54%) RDBMS
15 33 (1.41%) CouchDB
16 31 (1.32%) Redis
17 29 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
18 27 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 316 (13.50%) Git (software)
2 240 (10.25%) Subversion
3 212 (9.06%) Maven
4 169 (7.22%) JUnit
5 163 (6.96%) Jenkins
6 157 (6.71%) Selenium
7 147 (6.28%) Visual Studio
8 146 (6.24%) JIRA
9 139 (5.94%) Cucumber
10 97 (4.14%) NUnit
11 90 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 84 (3.59%) Hudson
12 84 (3.59%) Ant
13 83 (3.55%) Eclipse
14 62 (2.65%) TeamCity
15 53 (2.26%) Xcode
16 51 (2.18%) SoapUI
17 47 (2.01%) WebDriver
18 45 (1.92%) Mockito
19 36 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 364 (15.55%) Finance
2 195 (8.33%) Banking
3 102 (4.36%) Retail
4 85 (3.63%) Investment Banking
5 64 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 62 (2.65%) Front Office
7 49 (2.09%) Marketing
8 47 (2.01%) Games
9 43 (1.84%) Publishing
10 25 (1.07%) Advertising
11 21 (0.90%) Back Office
12 20 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.73%) Legal
14 14 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.56%) Billing
16 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.26%) Local Government
18 4 (0.17%) Law
19 3 (0.13%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1425 (60.87%) Developer
2 360 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 200 (8.54%) Senior Developer
4 159 (6.79%) .NET Developer
5 157 (6.71%) Architect
6 118 (5.04%) Analyst
7 100 (4.27%) Consultant
8 92 (3.93%) PHP Developer
9 88 (3.76%) C# Developer
10 83 (3.55%) Web Developer
10 83 (3.55%) Tester
11 81 (3.46%) Android Developer
12 79 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
13 77 (3.29%) iOS Developer
14 69 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
15 65 (2.78%) Software Engineer
16 62 (2.65%) Front-End Developer
17 51 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
18 50 (2.14%) Business Analyst
19 47 (2.01%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 765 (32.68%) HTML
2 721 (30.80%) XML
3 564 (24.09%) CSS
4 501 (21.40%) .NET
5 466 (19.91%) RESTful
6 387 (16.53%) SOAP
7 368 (15.72%) REST
8 351 (14.99%) Spring
9 348 (14.87%) JSON
10 327 (13.97%) HTML5
11 308 (13.16%) jQuery
12 267 (11.41%) J2EE
13 248 (10.59%) ASP.NET
14 197 (8.42%) Ajax
15 178 (7.60%) Hibernate
16 140 (5.98%) WCF
17 131 (5.60%) .NET Framework
18 130 (5.55%) JMS
19 125 (5.34%) CSS3
20 119 (5.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 189 (8.07%) Open Source
2 124 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (5.13%) User Experience
4 115 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 112 (4.78%) Mobile App
6 66 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 66 (2.82%) Social Media
7 55 (2.35%) iPad
8 48 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
9 40 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 32 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 29 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.15%) Derivative
13 26 (1.11%) iPhone
14 23 (0.98%) W3C
15 22 (0.94%) N-Tier
15 22 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 22 (0.94%) Fixed Income
16 21 (0.90%) Market Risk
17 20 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 443 (18.92%) Linux
2 263 (11.23%) UNIX
3 243 (10.38%) Windows
4 163 (6.96%) Android
5 137 (5.85%) Apple iOS
6 61 (2.61%) CentOS
7 54 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.03%) Debian
9 23 (0.98%) Solaris
10 21 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.51%) AIX
12 12 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.34%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.17%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.17%) HPUX
16 2 (0.085%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.085%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1064 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (26.83%) TDD
3 446 (19.05%) Scrum
4 418 (17.86%) MVC
5 361 (15.42%) OO
6 354 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
7 310 (13.24%) SOA
8 309 (13.20%) BDD
9 227 (9.70%) E-Commerce
10 202 (8.63%) DevOps
11 188 (8.03%) Unit Testing
12 154 (6.58%) CRM
13 139 (5.94%) Software Engineering
14 126 (5.38%) OOP
15 120 (5.13%) Project Management
15 120 (5.13%) Web Development
16 118 (5.04%) Configuration Management
17 112 (4.78%) Waterfall
18 111 (4.74%) Test Automation
18 111 (4.74%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 979 (41.82%) Java
2 732 (31.27%) JavaScript
3 567 (24.22%) SQL
4 428 (18.28%) C#
5 224 (9.57%) PHP
6 213 (9.10%) Ruby
7 172 (7.35%) Python
8 109 (4.66%) Scala
9 91 (3.89%) Bash Shell
10 88 (3.76%) Perl
11 82 (3.50%) Objective-C
12 75 (3.20%) Shell Script
13 73 (3.12%) PL/SQL
14 69 (2.95%) Groovy
15 65 (2.78%) T-SQL
16 59 (2.52%) C++
17 48 (2.05%) Apex Code
18 46 (1.96%) PowerShell
18 46 (1.96%) XPath
19 42 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 199 (8.50%) Degree
2 43 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 21 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 18 (0.77%) ISEB
7 16 (0.68%) CCNA
7 16 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (0.51%) CISSP
8 12 (0.51%) JNCIA
8 12 (0.51%) CISM
8 12 (0.51%) CCSA
9 6 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.21%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.17%) MCSE
12 3 (0.13%) MCT
12 3 (0.13%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (8.76%) QA
2 10 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.30%) SLA
5 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.13%) HL7
5 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.085%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.085%) WCAG
6 2 (0.085%) WAI
7 1 (0.043%) PAS 55
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 1 (0.043%) Solvency II
System Software
1 42 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.20%) Varnish
4 13 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.30%) vCloud
6 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.21%) Docker
7 5 (0.21%) vSphere
8 4 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.17%) HDFS
9 2 (0.085%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.085%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.085%) GridGain
9 2 (0.085%) KVM
10 1 (0.043%) Xen
10 1 (0.043%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.043%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 189 (8.07%) Puppet
2 176 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (2.82%) Nagios
4 42 (1.79%) Ansible
5 33 (1.41%) Cacti
6 31 (1.32%) Salt
7 24 (1.03%) ZABBIX
8 15 (0.64%) Vagrant
9 13 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (0.43%) Capistrano
12 9 (0.38%) SCOM
13 8 (0.34%) Zenoss
13 8 (0.34%) Opsview
14 6 (0.26%) OpenSSO
14 6 (0.26%) collectd
15 5 (0.21%) CA LISA
15 5 (0.21%) CA SiteMinder
16 4 (0.17%) SCCM
16 4 (0.17%) YUM
Vendors
1 393 (16.79%) Oracle
2 234 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 90 (3.84%) Red Hat
4 82 (3.50%) IBM
5 81 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
6 62 (2.65%) VMware
7 48 (2.05%) ATG
8 47 (2.01%) TIBCO
9 46 (1.96%) Google
10 44 (1.88%) Zend
11 43 (1.84%) Endeca
11 43 (1.84%) Perforce
12 37 (1.58%) HP
13 36 (1.54%) Rackspace
14 35 (1.50%) SAP
14 35 (1.50%) Siebel
15 26 (1.11%) ServiceNow
16 24 (1.03%) Sybase
17 23 (0.98%) Adobe
18 22 (0.94%) Facebook
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £290 - £365 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago