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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 36 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1119 1189 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.75% 5.04% 4.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.21% 16.21% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 816 757
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
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
7355 7334 7715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.21% 31.09% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 5227 5554
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 43 81
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £55.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 259 £450 +5.88% 84
Croydon -5 16 £406 +35.41% 3
Canary Wharf +1 12 £361 -39.80%
Docklands, London +3 11 £463 -15.90% 1
Hammersmith -1 5 £345 -10.62%
Uxbridge - 5 £375 -
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Bromley - 3 £250 -
Wimbledon -1 2 £375 -25.00%
Brentford - 2 £400 -
Hayes - 2 £425 - 1
Southwark - 1 £325 -
Wembley - 1 £425 - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1020 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
2 888 (40.62%) Java
3 745 (34.08%) JavaScript
4 630 (28.82%) HTML
5 624 (28.55%) TDD
6 569 (26.03%) SQL
7 544 (24.89%) XML
8 537 (24.57%) .NET
9 516 (23.60%) CSS
10 468 (21.41%) Scrum
11 452 (20.68%) C#
12 417 (19.08%) SOAP
13 402 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
14 388 (17.75%) REST
15 386 (17.66%) RESTful
16 382 (17.47%) SQL Server
17 378 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
18 374 (17.11%) Linux
19 369 (16.88%) Finance
20 367 (16.79%) MVC
21 359 (16.42%) OO
22 319 (14.59%) Oracle
23 318 (14.55%) Spring
24 310 (14.18%) HTML5
25 297 (13.59%) BDD
25 297 (13.59%) Git (software)
26 279 (12.76%) J2EE
27 275 (12.58%) ASP.NET
28 273 (12.49%) jQuery
29 268 (12.26%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 185 (8.46%) Apache
2 167 (7.64%) Tomcat
3 123 (5.63%) Node.js
4 109 (4.99%) JBoss
5 90 (4.12%) WebLogic
6 87 (3.98%) CMS
7 67 (3.06%) IIS
8 60 (2.74%) WebSphere
8 60 (2.74%) Confluence
9 59 (2.70%) SharePoint
10 55 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
11 42 (1.92%) nginx
12 37 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
13 31 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 29 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
15 28 (1.28%) OpenStack
15 28 (1.28%) Jetty
16 22 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
17 21 (0.96%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 78 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.10%) MS Office
3 20 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.59%) MS Project
5 10 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.18%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.046%) SPSS
10 1 (0.046%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 31 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.37%) SAP HR
5 8 (0.37%) Magento
6 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.23%) Tridion
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.18%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.14%) Loan IQ
10 3 (0.14%) MultiFonds
11 2 (0.091%) RMDS
11 2 (0.091%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.091%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.091%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 378 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.92%) SaaS
4 41 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (0.91%) GitHub
7 19 (0.87%) Amazon S3
8 18 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (0.78%) Office 365
9 17 (0.78%) PaaS
10 16 (0.73%) Heroku
11 13 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.59%) Force.com
12 11 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.37%) IaaS
13 8 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 129 (5.90%) HTTP
2 100 (4.57%) Internet
3 63 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 55 (2.52%) Firewall
5 51 (2.33%) SSL
6 50 (2.29%) VPN
7 41 (1.88%) DNS
8 28 (1.28%) LDAP
9 26 (1.19%) SAN
10 16 (0.73%) LAN
10 16 (0.73%) SMTP
10 16 (0.73%) Network Security
11 15 (0.69%) DMZ
12 14 (0.64%) WAN
12 14 (0.64%) SNMP
13 13 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
14 12 (0.55%) AMQP
14 12 (0.55%) Intranet
14 12 (0.55%) DHCP
14 12 (0.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 245 (11.21%) MySQL
3 165 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 142 (6.50%) NoSQL
5 127 (5.81%) Relational Database
6 79 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
7 74 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 73 (3.34%) Oracle Database
9 61 (2.79%) Big Data
10 59 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 51 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (1.97%) Hadoop
12 43 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 39 (1.78%) Redis
13 39 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (1.69%) DB2
15 36 (1.65%) RDBMS
16 32 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 32 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (1.14%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 297 (13.59%) Git (software)
2 263 (12.03%) Maven
3 229 (10.48%) Jenkins
4 222 (10.16%) Subversion
5 150 (6.86%) JIRA
6 132 (6.04%) JUnit
7 120 (5.49%) Cucumber
8 119 (5.44%) Selenium
9 95 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 95 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 67 (3.06%) Ant
11 63 (2.88%) NUnit
12 61 (2.79%) Eclipse
13 55 (2.52%) Mockito
13 55 (2.52%) Grunt
14 52 (2.38%) Gradle
14 52 (2.38%) JMeter
15 50 (2.29%) Jasmine
16 49 (2.24%) Hudson
17 45 (2.06%) TeamCity
General
1 369 (16.88%) Finance
2 176 (8.05%) Banking
3 96 (4.39%) Retail
4 63 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 41 (1.88%) Marketing
6 37 (1.69%) Back Office
7 33 (1.51%) Front Office
7 33 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.46%) Publishing
9 30 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.19%) Games
11 16 (0.73%) Legal
12 14 (0.64%) Advertising
13 11 (0.50%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.32%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.27%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.23%) Automotive
17 4 (0.18%) Law
17 4 (0.18%) Billing
17 4 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1285 (58.78%) Developer
2 355 (16.24%) Java Developer
3 241 (11.02%) Architect
4 208 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 171 (7.82%) .NET Developer
6 124 (5.67%) Analyst
7 117 (5.35%) C# Developer
8 99 (4.53%) Web Developer
9 79 (3.61%) Consultant
10 77 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
11 72 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
12 68 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
13 58 (2.65%) Technical Architect
14 57 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
15 56 (2.56%) Android Developer
16 55 (2.52%) Tester
17 52 (2.38%) Software Engineer
18 50 (2.29%) iOS Developer
19 39 (1.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 38 (1.74%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (28.82%) HTML
2 544 (24.89%) XML
3 537 (24.57%) .NET
4 516 (23.60%) CSS
5 417 (19.08%) SOAP
6 388 (17.75%) REST
7 386 (17.66%) RESTful
8 318 (14.55%) Spring
9 310 (14.18%) HTML5
10 279 (12.76%) J2EE
11 275 (12.58%) ASP.NET
12 273 (12.49%) jQuery
13 264 (12.08%) JSON
14 217 (9.93%) AngularJS
15 207 (9.47%) WCF
16 162 (7.41%) .NET Framework
16 162 (7.41%) Hibernate
17 160 (7.32%) Ajax
18 141 (6.45%) CSS3
19 112 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 132 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (5.63%) User Experience
3 117 (5.35%) Mobile App
4 106 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 62 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (2.38%) iPad
7 46 (2.10%) Social Media
8 44 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 42 (1.92%) N-Tier
10 37 (1.69%) Fixed Income
10 37 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 35 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 35 (1.60%) Mathematics
12 30 (1.37%) iPhone
12 30 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 29 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
14 28 (1.28%) Digital Media
15 27 (1.24%) Derivative
16 26 (1.19%) Public Cloud
17 25 (1.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 374 (17.11%) Linux
2 224 (10.25%) Windows
3 210 (9.61%) UNIX
4 144 (6.59%) Android
5 141 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 54 (2.47%) CentOS
7 44 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (1.97%) Ubuntu
9 20 (0.91%) Solaris
10 17 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.27%) AIX
13 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.23%) Debian
15 4 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1020 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
2 624 (28.55%) TDD
3 468 (21.41%) Scrum
4 402 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
5 367 (16.79%) MVC
6 359 (16.42%) OO
7 297 (13.59%) BDD
8 253 (11.57%) SOA
9 224 (10.25%) E-Commerce
10 212 (9.70%) SDLC
11 208 (9.52%) DevOps
12 168 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 157 (7.18%) Open Source
14 142 (6.50%) Kanban
15 137 (6.27%) Software Engineering
16 130 (5.95%) Web Development
17 110 (5.03%) Content Management
18 106 (4.85%) Pair Programming
19 105 (4.80%) Migration
20 99 (4.53%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 888 (40.62%) Java
2 745 (34.08%) JavaScript
3 569 (26.03%) SQL
4 452 (20.68%) C#
5 206 (9.42%) Ruby
6 187 (8.55%) PHP
7 181 (8.28%) Python
8 97 (4.44%) Perl
9 87 (3.98%) Scala
10 86 (3.93%) T-SQL
11 81 (3.71%) Groovy
12 64 (2.93%) PL/SQL
12 64 (2.93%) VB.NET
13 61 (2.79%) Bash Shell
14 59 (2.70%) C++
15 58 (2.65%) Shell Script
16 52 (2.38%) Objective-C
17 46 (2.10%) C
18 40 (1.83%) Clojure
19 36 (1.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 208 (9.52%) Degree
2 106 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.50%) CCNP
7 8 (0.37%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.32%) CISSP
8 7 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.27%) ISEB
10 5 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.23%) CCNA
10 5 (0.23%) HND
11 4 (0.18%) MCSE
11 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.18%) VCAP
11 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (7.96%) QA
2 16 (0.73%) SLA
3 14 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.41%) WAI
5 8 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.23%) HL7
8 2 (0.091%) DICOM
8 2 (0.091%) COBIT
8 2 (0.091%) BS7799
8 2 (0.091%) GMP
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 51 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 44 (2.01%) Docker
4 29 (1.33%) vCloud
5 27 (1.24%) Varnish
6 14 (0.64%) vSphere
7 10 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.37%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.23%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.23%) GridGain
11 5 (0.23%) KVM
12 4 (0.18%) Firmware
13 3 (0.14%) NFS
13 3 (0.14%) XenServer
13 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.091%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.091%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 145 (6.63%) Puppet
2 102 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (2.24%) Ansible
4 40 (1.83%) Nagios
5 34 (1.56%) Salt
6 24 (1.10%) ZABBIX
7 21 (0.96%) Rundeck
8 19 (0.87%) Vagrant
9 18 (0.82%) logstash
9 18 (0.82%) HAProxy
10 17 (0.78%) Kibana
11 15 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
12 9 (0.41%) Cacti
12 9 (0.41%) Graphite
13 7 (0.32%) BladeLogic
13 7 (0.32%) Oozie
13 7 (0.32%) yum
13 7 (0.32%) Capistrano
14 6 (0.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 319 (14.59%) Oracle
2 268 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 93 (4.25%) Red Hat
4 83 (3.80%) VMware
5 68 (3.11%) IBM
6 55 (2.52%) HP
6 55 (2.52%) Google
7 49 (2.24%) ServiceNow
8 45 (2.06%) Adobe
9 44 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
10 43 (1.97%) Sybase
10 43 (1.97%) SAP
11 41 (1.88%) TIBCO
12 35 (1.60%) Sitecore
13 34 (1.56%) hybris
14 30 (1.37%) Atlassian
15 28 (1.28%) Informatica
16 23 (1.05%) Citrix
17 21 (0.96%) Cisco
17 21 (0.96%) Zend
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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