The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 37 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1104 816 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.52% 3.75% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.47% 12.99% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 589 663
Average daily rate £400 £414 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £42.60 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £45.00 £85.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7135 6281 7718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.21% 28.84% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 4562 5099
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 74
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £169.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
England

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 15 April 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 15 April 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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 270 £425 - 98
Canary Wharf +15 6 £550 +4.76%
Brentford +2 3 £350 -26.31%
Hammersmith -1 2 £388 -3.12%
Uxbridge -2 2 £350 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £338 - 3
Bromley - 2 £388 - 3
Croydon - 2 £270 -
Harrow - 2 £340 - 1
Docklands, London -11 1 £450 - 1
Wembley - - - - 3
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Hayes - - - - 8
Edgware - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

1 945 (45.78%) Java
2 648 (31.40%) XML
3 576 (27.91%) SQL
4 569 (27.57%) HTML
5 553 (26.79%) JavaScript
6 519 (25.15%) TDD
7 503 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
8 493 (23.89%) .NET
9 468 (22.67%) SOAP
10 403 (19.53%) Linux
11 397 (19.23%) C#
12 389 (18.85%) CSS
13 368 (17.83%) Scrum
14 367 (17.78%) RESTful
15 365 (17.68%) Spring
16 358 (17.34%) REST
17 346 (16.76%) Oracle
18 333 (16.13%) SQL Server
19 331 (16.04%) MVC
20 322 (15.60%) Finance
21 319 (15.46%) JSON
22 294 (14.24%) BDD
23 277 (13.42%) OO
24 269 (13.03%) jQuery
25 266 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
26 259 (12.55%) SOA
27 250 (12.11%) Ruby
28 249 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
29 236 (11.43%) UNIX
30 234 (11.34%) Subversion

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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
1 189 (9.16%) Apache
2 138 (6.69%) Tomcat
3 105 (5.09%) Node.js
4 92 (4.46%) SharePoint
5 86 (4.17%) CMS
6 85 (4.12%) WebLogic
6 85 (4.12%) IIS
7 75 (3.63%) WebSphere
8 47 (2.28%) nginx
9 39 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
10 36 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 28 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (1.26%) Adobe CQ
13 25 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
14 24 (1.16%) Mule
14 24 (1.16%) Apache Solr
15 23 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
16 21 (1.02%) CICS
16 21 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 77 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.78%) MS Office
3 15 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.24%) MS Project
7 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.097%) SPSS
8 2 (0.097%) Stata
9 1 (0.048%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.048%) Mingle
9 1 (0.048%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.048%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.048%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.048%) Maya
Business Applications
1 29 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.07%) Magento
2 22 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (0.73%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.48%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.19%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.15%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.097%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.097%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 1 (0.048%) SiteCatalyst
10 1 (0.048%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.048%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 249 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (2.23%) SaaS
3 43 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 34 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (1.16%) Amazon S3
6 21 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.92%) GitHub
8 17 (0.82%) PaaS
9 12 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (0.53%) IaaS
11 10 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.44%) Force.com
13 6 (0.29%) Heroku
14 4 (0.19%) Office 365
15 3 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
16 2 (0.097%) Joyent
17 1 (0.048%) Google App Engine
17 1 (0.048%) Rackspace Cloud
17 1 (0.048%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 128 (6.20%) HTTP
2 98 (4.75%) Internet
3 62 (3.00%) LDAP
4 58 (2.81%) DNS
5 33 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 31 (1.50%) SSL
7 21 (1.02%) Firewall
8 17 (0.82%) Kerberos
9 16 (0.78%) SNMP
9 16 (0.78%) Intranet
9 16 (0.78%) AMQP
10 15 (0.73%) FTP
11 14 (0.68%) VPN
12 10 (0.48%) SAN
13 8 (0.39%) SMTP
13 8 (0.39%) WAN
13 8 (0.39%) LAN
13 8 (0.39%) HTTPS
13 8 (0.39%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 202 (9.79%) MySQL
3 153 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 147 (7.12%) MongoDB
5 141 (6.83%) NoSQL
6 88 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 83 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 66 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 59 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 46 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
12 45 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 42 (2.03%) Hadoop
14 38 (1.84%) RDBMS
15 36 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
16 34 (1.65%) DB2
17 33 (1.60%) CouchDB
18 32 (1.55%) Big Data
19 19 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
20 17 (0.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 234 (11.34%) Subversion
2 220 (10.66%) Git (software)
3 199 (9.64%) Selenium
4 196 (9.50%) Maven
5 176 (8.53%) Cucumber
6 152 (7.36%) Jenkins
7 147 (7.12%) JUnit
8 103 (4.99%) Ant
9 92 (4.46%) WebDriver
10 86 (4.17%) Hudson
11 81 (3.92%) JIRA
12 76 (3.68%) SoapUI
13 75 (3.63%) Visual Studio
14 62 (3.00%) JBehave
15 54 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 54 (2.62%) Eclipse
16 51 (2.47%) TeamCity
17 48 (2.33%) Calabash
18 45 (2.18%) NUnit
19 44 (2.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 322 (15.60%) Finance
2 186 (9.01%) Banking
3 86 (4.17%) Retail
4 56 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 55 (2.66%) Marketing
6 52 (2.52%) Publishing
7 47 (2.28%) Investment Banking
8 43 (2.08%) Games
9 31 (1.50%) Advertising
10 29 (1.41%) Back Office
11 23 (1.11%) Front Office
12 15 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.39%) Billing
15 7 (0.34%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.29%) Law
17 5 (0.24%) Local Government
18 4 (0.19%) Legal
18 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1153 (55.86%) Developer
2 306 (14.83%) Java Developer
3 174 (8.43%) Senior Developer
3 174 (8.43%) Architect
4 155 (7.51%) .NET Developer
5 154 (7.46%) Analyst
6 134 (6.49%) C# Developer
7 88 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 87 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 80 (3.88%) Tester
10 79 (3.83%) Consultant
11 78 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
12 72 (3.49%) Test Analyst
13 57 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
14 54 (2.62%) iOS Developer
15 51 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
16 43 (2.08%) PHP Developer
17 42 (2.03%) Software Engineer
18 38 (1.84%) ASP.NET Developer
19 36 (1.74%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (31.40%) XML
2 569 (27.57%) HTML
3 493 (23.89%) .NET
4 468 (22.67%) SOAP
5 389 (18.85%) CSS
6 367 (17.78%) RESTful
7 365 (17.68%) Spring
8 358 (17.34%) REST
9 319 (15.46%) JSON
10 269 (13.03%) jQuery
11 230 (11.14%) J2EE
12 222 (10.76%) Hibernate
13 216 (10.47%) HTML5
14 198 (9.59%) ASP.NET
15 174 (8.43%) WCF
16 166 (8.04%) Ajax
17 136 (6.59%) XSLT
18 127 (6.15%) .NET Framework
19 125 (6.06%) Middleware
20 118 (5.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 158 (7.66%) Open Source
2 136 (6.59%) Mobile App
3 71 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 63 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 42 (2.03%) iPad
7 40 (1.94%) Social Media
8 30 (1.45%) Derivative
9 28 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
10 26 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
11 25 (1.21%) Digital Media
12 24 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.11%) Data Integration
14 21 (1.02%) iPhone
15 20 (0.97%) CMDB
16 19 (0.92%) Management Information System
16 19 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 17 (0.82%) Video on Demand
17 17 (0.82%) IPTV
17 17 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 403 (19.53%) Linux
2 236 (11.43%) UNIX
3 177 (8.58%) Windows
4 140 (6.78%) Apple iOS
5 122 (5.91%) Android
6 47 (2.28%) CentOS
7 37 (1.79%) Solaris
8 31 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.11%) Debian
11 22 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (1.02%) Ubuntu
13 15 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.44%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.29%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
16 5 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (25.15%) TDD
2 503 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (17.83%) Scrum
4 331 (16.04%) MVC
5 294 (14.24%) BDD
6 277 (13.42%) OO
7 266 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
8 259 (12.55%) SOA
9 168 (8.14%) E-Commerce
10 164 (7.95%) Unit Testing
11 155 (7.51%) Software Engineering
12 154 (7.46%) Test Automation
13 128 (6.20%) UML
14 121 (5.86%) Web Development
15 120 (5.81%) Content Management
16 111 (5.38%) CRM
17 93 (4.51%) OOP
18 82 (3.97%) Kanban
19 78 (3.78%) iOS Development
20 75 (3.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 945 (45.78%) Java
2 576 (27.91%) SQL
3 553 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 397 (19.23%) C#
5 250 (12.11%) Ruby
6 169 (8.19%) PHP
7 164 (7.95%) Python
8 100 (4.84%) T-SQL
9 94 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 88 (4.26%) Perl
11 87 (4.22%) Groovy
12 73 (3.54%) Bash Shell
13 70 (3.39%) Scala
14 68 (3.29%) C++
15 66 (3.20%) Objective-C
16 57 (2.76%) XPath
17 56 (2.71%) Shell Script
18 41 (1.99%) C
19 34 (1.65%) XQuery
20 31 (1.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 180 (8.72%) Degree
2 46 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.55%) ISEB
5 24 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 16 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.29%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.24%) CCNA
8 5 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.24%) MCSD
8 5 (0.24%) MCP
9 4 (0.19%) RHCE
9 4 (0.19%) IBM Certification
9 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.19%) RHCT
10 3 (0.15%) MCITP
10 3 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (6.88%) QA
2 3 (0.15%) HL7
2 3 (0.15%) COBIT
2 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.097%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.097%) WCAG
3 2 (0.097%) WAI
3 2 (0.097%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.48%) NFS
3 10 (0.48%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.39%) Varnish
5 7 (0.34%) Squid
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.24%) vSphere
7 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.24%) Sendmail
7 5 (0.24%) Samba
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.19%) XenApp
8 4 (0.19%) XenServer
8 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.19%) Shibboleth
9 3 (0.15%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.15%) vCloud
9 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 131 (6.35%) Puppet
2 121 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (3.10%) Nagios
4 36 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 22 (1.07%) ZABBIX
6 21 (1.02%) Cacti
7 17 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (0.78%) collectd
9 11 (0.53%) Ansible
10 9 (0.44%) OpenSSO
11 7 (0.34%) Capistrano
11 7 (0.34%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.34%) Ganglia
12 6 (0.29%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.24%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
14 4 (0.19%) Zenoss
15 3 (0.15%) SCCM
16 2 (0.097%) Munin
17 1 (0.048%) YUM
Vendors
1 346 (16.76%) Oracle
2 188 (9.11%) Microsoft
3 86 (4.17%) JBoss
4 59 (2.86%) IBM
5 55 (2.66%) Red Hat
6 50 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
7 40 (1.94%) Adobe
8 39 (1.89%) VMware
9 38 (1.84%) ServiceNow
10 34 (1.65%) ATG
11 33 (1.60%) Sybase
12 32 (1.55%) Endeca
13 31 (1.50%) HP
13 31 (1.50%) Apple
14 30 (1.45%) SAP
15 27 (1.31%) Rackspace
15 27 (1.31%) Google
15 27 (1.31%) Zend
16 25 (1.21%) Perforce
17 23 (1.11%) Twitter
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £370 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Personnel IT
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £200 - 280 per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday