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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 37 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1068 1123 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.75% 4.81% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.53% 15.94% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 812 549
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £28.59 £97.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.67% +116.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
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
6876 7047 6321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.58% 30.20% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4877 5133 4597
Average daily rate £420 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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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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 -2 229 £425 - 88
Croydon 0 10 £388 +29.16% 4
Canary Wharf -2 7 £500 -9.09%
Uxbridge +5 4 £265 -24.28%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 4 - - 7
Hammersmith -4 4 £390 -2.50% 3
Bromley +5 2 £525 +20.00% 1
Chiswick - 2 - -
Hackney - 2 £394 -
Isleworth - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £425 -
Westminster +4 1 £475 -
Osterley 0 1 £530 -
Docklands, London -3 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - - 1
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £500 -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 933 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 857 (40.65%) Java
3 684 (32.45%) JavaScript
4 599 (28.42%) HTML
5 576 (27.32%) XML
6 570 (27.04%) SQL
7 523 (24.81%) .NET
8 517 (24.53%) TDD
9 511 (24.24%) CSS
10 412 (19.54%) SOAP
11 411 (19.50%) C#
12 403 (19.12%) Linux
13 397 (18.83%) REST
14 380 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
15 379 (17.98%) Scrum
16 372 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
17 361 (17.13%) RESTful
18 356 (16.89%) SQL Server
19 351 (16.65%) Oracle
20 347 (16.46%) OO
21 322 (15.28%) Finance
22 317 (15.04%) Spring
23 290 (13.76%) Git (software)
24 286 (13.57%) HTML5
25 282 (13.38%) jQuery
26 280 (13.28%) MVC
27 270 (12.81%) JSON
28 265 (12.57%) Degree
29 262 (12.43%) Microsoft
30 260 (12.33%) SOA

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (8.02%) Apache
2 131 (6.21%) Tomcat
3 113 (5.36%) Node.js
4 103 (4.89%) WebLogic
5 87 (4.13%) CMS
6 79 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 77 (3.65%) JBoss
8 72 (3.42%) IIS
9 50 (2.37%) nginx
9 50 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
9 50 (2.37%) WebSphere
10 47 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
11 38 (1.80%) OpenStack
12 35 (1.66%) Confluence
13 33 (1.57%) Mule
13 33 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
14 30 (1.42%) Mule ESB
15 29 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 21 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
16 21 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 92 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.94%) MS Office
3 40 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.38%) MS Project
7 7 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.095%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.095%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.047%) SPSS
11 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 52 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.33%) Magento
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.24%) Tridion
10 4 (0.19%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.14%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.095%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.095%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.095%) Radian6
12 2 (0.095%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 372 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
4 45 (2.13%) SaaS
5 38 (1.80%) Heroku
6 31 (1.47%) GitHub
7 28 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (1.23%) PaaS
9 23 (1.09%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (0.76%) Force.com
11 16 (0.76%) Engine Yard
12 14 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 14 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (0.62%) Google Analytics
14 12 (0.57%) Office 365
15 10 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (0.38%) IaaS
17 7 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 156 (7.40%) HTTP
2 83 (3.94%) Internet
3 67 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 66 (3.13%) SSL
5 62 (2.94%) DNS
6 61 (2.89%) Firewall
7 52 (2.47%) VPN
8 33 (1.57%) LDAP
9 27 (1.28%) SAN
10 23 (1.09%) VLAN
11 20 (0.95%) FTP
12 18 (0.85%) DHCP
13 17 (0.81%) Network Security
14 16 (0.76%) LAN
14 16 (0.76%) WAN
15 15 (0.71%) SNMP
16 13 (0.62%) Intranet
17 12 (0.57%) HTTPS
18 11 (0.52%) DMZ
19 9 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 201 (9.54%) MySQL
3 171 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 151 (7.16%) NoSQL
5 137 (6.50%) Relational Database
6 99 (4.70%) Oracle Database
7 83 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 71 (3.37%) Big Data
9 62 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 59 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 55 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
12 54 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 51 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 51 (2.42%) Hadoop
14 49 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 42 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
17 37 (1.76%) Redis
17 37 (1.76%) DB2
18 32 (1.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 290 (13.76%) Git (software)
2 246 (11.67%) Maven
3 238 (11.29%) Subversion
4 201 (9.54%) Jenkins
5 137 (6.50%) JUnit
6 127 (6.02%) Cucumber
7 126 (5.98%) JIRA
8 116 (5.50%) Visual Studio
9 109 (5.17%) Selenium
10 77 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 69 (3.27%) Ant
12 65 (3.08%) Eclipse
13 53 (2.51%) TeamCity
14 48 (2.28%) Grunt
14 48 (2.28%) Hudson
15 44 (2.09%) NUnit
16 41 (1.94%) RSpec
17 39 (1.85%) Mockito
18 35 (1.66%) JMeter
19 33 (1.57%) Artifactory
General
1 322 (15.28%) Finance
2 139 (6.59%) Banking
3 63 (2.99%) Retail
4 52 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 50 (2.37%) Marketing
6 41 (1.94%) Games
7 31 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 30 (1.42%) Back Office
9 28 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.33%) Publishing
10 26 (1.23%) Front Office
11 19 (0.90%) Billing
12 15 (0.71%) Advertising
12 15 (0.71%) Legal
13 12 (0.57%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.28%) Law
15 6 (0.28%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.19%) Automotive
16 4 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1185 (56.21%) Developer
2 340 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 215 (10.20%) Senior Developer
4 207 (9.82%) Architect
5 141 (6.69%) .NET Developer
6 102 (4.84%) Analyst
7 86 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 79 (3.75%) Consultant
9 75 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 66 (3.13%) Web Developer
11 59 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
12 57 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
13 52 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
14 51 (2.42%) Android Developer
15 50 (2.37%) iOS Developer
16 49 (2.32%) Tester
17 44 (2.09%) Front-End Developer
18 43 (2.04%) Technical Architect
19 37 (1.76%) Business Analyst
20 33 (1.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 599 (28.42%) HTML
2 576 (27.32%) XML
3 523 (24.81%) .NET
4 511 (24.24%) CSS
5 412 (19.54%) SOAP
6 397 (18.83%) REST
7 361 (17.13%) RESTful
8 317 (15.04%) Spring
9 286 (13.57%) HTML5
10 282 (13.38%) jQuery
11 270 (12.81%) JSON
12 251 (11.91%) ASP.NET
13 222 (10.53%) J2EE
14 208 (9.87%) WCF
15 185 (8.78%) AngularJS
16 178 (8.44%) Hibernate
17 172 (8.16%) .NET Framework
18 154 (7.31%) CSS3
19 141 (6.69%) Ajax
20 134 (6.36%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 180 (8.54%) Open Source
2 159 (7.54%) Computer Science
3 136 (6.45%) User Experience
4 129 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (4.51%) Mobile App
6 72 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (2.13%) iPad
8 41 (1.94%) Data Integration
9 40 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 38 (1.80%) Digital Media
11 37 (1.76%) Social Media
11 37 (1.76%) N-Tier
12 35 (1.66%) Mathematics
13 29 (1.38%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.23%) Data Structures
15 25 (1.19%) W3C
15 25 (1.19%) Derivative
16 24 (1.14%) CMDB
16 24 (1.14%) Clustering
17 23 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 403 (19.12%) Linux
2 233 (11.05%) Windows
3 189 (8.97%) UNIX
4 145 (6.88%) Android
5 137 (6.50%) Apple iOS
6 62 (2.94%) CentOS
7 50 (2.37%) Ubuntu
8 45 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (1.42%) Solaris
10 27 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.52%) AIX
14 11 (0.52%) Debian
15 10 (0.47%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.43%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
18 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 933 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (24.53%) TDD
3 380 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
4 379 (17.98%) Scrum
5 347 (16.46%) OO
6 280 (13.28%) MVC
7 260 (12.33%) SOA
8 250 (11.86%) BDD
9 193 (9.16%) DevOps
10 179 (8.49%) E-Commerce
11 136 (6.45%) ITIL
11 136 (6.45%) Unit Testing
12 129 (6.12%) CRM
13 127 (6.02%) Software Engineering
14 114 (5.41%) Web Development
15 97 (4.60%) Kanban
16 96 (4.55%) UML
16 96 (4.55%) Content Management
17 92 (4.36%) Project Management
18 90 (4.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 857 (40.65%) Java
2 684 (32.45%) JavaScript
3 570 (27.04%) SQL
4 411 (19.50%) C#
5 243 (11.53%) Ruby
6 201 (9.54%) Python
7 163 (7.73%) PHP
8 97 (4.60%) Perl
9 88 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 87 (4.13%) PL/SQL
11 81 (3.84%) T-SQL
12 67 (3.18%) Scala
13 59 (2.80%) Shell Script
14 56 (2.66%) Groovy
15 52 (2.47%) VB.NET
16 46 (2.18%) C++
17 41 (1.94%) C
18 39 (1.85%) Objective-C
19 35 (1.66%) VB
20 34 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 265 (12.57%) Degree
2 100 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (0.71%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.47%) ISEB
8 10 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.38%) CCNP
10 8 (0.38%) OCPJP
11 7 (0.33%) MCITP
11 7 (0.33%) CISSP
11 7 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.28%) HND
12 6 (0.28%) Siebel Certification
13 5 (0.24%) CCNA
13 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (8.68%) QA
2 11 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.43%) SLA
4 8 (0.38%) WAI
5 7 (0.33%) HL7
5 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.28%) DICOM
6 6 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.095%) COBIT
8 1 (0.047%) GxP
8 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 54 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.66%) Varnish
4 26 (1.23%) Docker
5 25 (1.19%) vCloud
6 23 (1.09%) vSphere
7 12 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.52%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.43%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.33%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.19%) Firmware
12 4 (0.19%) Xen
13 3 (0.14%) NFS
13 3 (0.14%) XenServer
13 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.095%) XenApp
14 2 (0.095%) Postfix
14 2 (0.095%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 160 (7.59%) Puppet
2 105 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (2.89%) Nagios
4 53 (2.51%) Ansible
5 45 (2.13%) Salt
6 28 (1.33%) ZABBIX
7 24 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (1.09%) Kibana
9 20 (0.95%) Vagrant
10 19 (0.90%) Cacti
11 17 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
12 16 (0.76%) collectd
13 15 (0.71%) Cobbler
13 15 (0.71%) logstash
14 10 (0.47%) HAProxy
15 9 (0.43%) SCOM
16 8 (0.38%) Capistrano
17 7 (0.33%) Zenoss
17 7 (0.33%) CloudHub
18 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 351 (16.65%) Oracle
2 262 (12.43%) Microsoft
3 108 (5.12%) Red Hat
4 86 (4.08%) VMware
5 78 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 72 (3.42%) Google
7 64 (3.04%) IBM
8 46 (2.18%) HP
9 45 (2.13%) SAP
10 43 (2.04%) ServiceNow
11 42 (1.99%) Sitecore
11 42 (1.99%) Adobe
12 34 (1.61%) Cisco
13 30 (1.42%) Rackspace
14 28 (1.33%) Sybase
15 27 (1.28%) Citrix
16 26 (1.23%) Informatica
17 25 (1.19%) Siebel
18 21 (1.00%) hybris
19 20 (0.95%) Endeca
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