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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 38 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1174 1172 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.83% 4.69% 4.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.81% 14.81% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 848 734
Average daily rate
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£413 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -17.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.19 £22.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £31.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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
7424 7911 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 31.63% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5184 5719 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.42 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +13 253 £400 -5.88% 73
Docklands, London +9 4 £550 +7.31%
Hammersmith +2 4 £400 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +2 4 £270 -10.00% 3
Wimbledon 0 2 £438 +16.66%
Canary Wharf +2 1 £600 +14.28%
Westminster -1 1 £360 -
Croydon -1 1 £355 +14.33% 2
Hounslow -1 1 £500 +25.00% 3
Uxbridge -4 1 £320 - 1
Harrow - 1 - - 4
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 4
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Upminster - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - - 2
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 894 (38.82%) Java
2 751 (32.61%) HTML
3 736 (31.96%) XML
4 703 (30.53%) JavaScript
5 600 (26.05%) TDD
6 587 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
7 585 (25.40%) SQL
8 551 (23.93%) .NET
9 504 (21.88%) CSS
10 480 (20.84%) C#
11 442 (19.19%) Linux
12 441 (19.15%) RESTful
13 434 (18.84%) SOAP
14 426 (18.50%) Scrum
15 418 (18.15%) Oracle
16 417 (18.11%) MVC
17 373 (16.20%) REST
18 356 (15.46%) SQL Server
19 354 (15.37%) OO
19 354 (15.37%) JSON
20 346 (15.02%) Finance
21 344 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
22 340 (14.76%) Spring
23 325 (14.11%) jQuery
23 325 (14.11%) Amazon AWS
24 321 (13.94%) BDD
25 291 (12.64%) HTML5
26 285 (12.38%) SOA
27 281 (12.20%) ASP.NET
28 274 (11.90%) Git (software)

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 200 (8.68%) Apache
2 159 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 137 (5.95%) IIS
4 99 (4.30%) SharePoint
5 96 (4.17%) Node.js
6 95 (4.13%) WebLogic
7 88 (3.82%) CMS
8 65 (2.82%) WebSphere
9 64 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
10 43 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 42 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 37 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 37 (1.61%) Confluence
13 35 (1.52%) nginx
14 32 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
15 29 (1.26%) Apache Solr
16 28 (1.22%) Umbraco
16 28 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
17 21 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
18 17 (0.74%) Jetty
Applications
1 88 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.91%) MS Office
3 16 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.43%) MS Project
7 7 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.30%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.087%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.087%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.087%) Stata
10 1 (0.043%) SPSS
10 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.043%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.043%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 55 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.74%) Magento
3 15 (0.65%) Workday HCM
4 13 (0.56%) SAP HR
5 10 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.35%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.26%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.13%) RMDS
10 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
10 3 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.13%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.087%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.087%) SAP IS-U
11 2 (0.087%) TIBCO iProcess
11 2 (0.087%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 325 (14.11%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
3 56 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 30 (1.30%) SaaS
6 29 (1.26%) Force.com
7 26 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.00%) PaaS
9 15 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (0.65%) IaaS
10 10 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (0.39%) GitHub
12 6 (0.26%) Heroku
13 5 (0.22%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
15 3 (0.13%) ElastiCache
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.13%) Route 53
16 2 (0.087%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 155 (6.73%) HTTP
2 87 (3.78%) Internet
3 43 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 39 (1.69%) SSL
4 39 (1.69%) Firewall
5 35 (1.52%) DNS
6 33 (1.43%) LDAP
7 26 (1.13%) HTTPS
8 19 (0.83%) FTP
9 18 (0.78%) VPN
10 16 (0.69%) Intranet
11 12 (0.52%) SAN
12 11 (0.48%) SSH
13 8 (0.35%) RTSP
13 8 (0.35%) SNMP
14 6 (0.26%) DMZ
14 6 (0.26%) DHCP
14 6 (0.26%) LAN
14 6 (0.26%) WAN
14 6 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 261 (11.33%) MySQL
3 163 (7.08%) NoSQL
4 148 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 146 (6.34%) MongoDB
6 108 (4.69%) Oracle Database
7 88 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 78 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 64 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 59 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 48 (2.08%) Big Data
11 48 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
12 47 (2.04%) Hadoop
13 36 (1.56%) RDBMS
14 35 (1.52%) CouchDB
14 35 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
15 29 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 29 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
17 26 (1.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 274 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 253 (10.99%) Subversion
3 223 (9.68%) Maven
4 182 (7.90%) Selenium
5 171 (7.43%) Jenkins
6 165 (7.16%) Cucumber
7 157 (6.82%) JUnit
8 147 (6.38%) Visual Studio
9 122 (5.30%) JIRA
10 99 (4.30%) Ant
11 86 (3.73%) Hudson
12 85 (3.69%) NUnit
13 82 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 80 (3.47%) TeamCity
15 75 (3.26%) Eclipse
16 72 (3.13%) SoapUI
17 64 (2.78%) WebDriver
18 47 (2.04%) Xcode
19 45 (1.95%) Calabash
20 42 (1.82%) CruiseControl
General
1 346 (15.02%) Finance
2 179 (7.77%) Banking
3 107 (4.65%) Retail
4 68 (2.95%) Investment Banking
5 64 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.17%) Publishing
7 49 (2.13%) Games
8 44 (1.91%) Front Office
9 39 (1.69%) Marketing
10 33 (1.43%) Advertising
11 20 (0.87%) Back Office
12 13 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.43%) Billing
15 9 (0.39%) Legal
16 6 (0.26%) Law
16 6 (0.26%) Local Government
16 6 (0.26%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1343 (58.32%) Developer
2 315 (13.68%) Java Developer
3 193 (8.38%) Senior Developer
4 186 (8.08%) .NET Developer
5 151 (6.56%) Architect
6 133 (5.78%) Analyst
7 108 (4.69%) C# Developer
8 96 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 91 (3.95%) Tester
10 86 (3.73%) Consultant
11 80 (3.47%) PHP Developer
12 76 (3.30%) iOS Developer
13 75 (3.26%) Web Developer
14 72 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
15 71 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
16 69 (3.00%) Software Engineer
17 60 (2.61%) Android Developer
18 53 (2.30%) Test Analyst
19 51 (2.21%) Front-End Developer
20 45 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (32.61%) HTML
2 736 (31.96%) XML
3 551 (23.93%) .NET
4 504 (21.88%) CSS
5 441 (19.15%) RESTful
6 434 (18.84%) SOAP
7 373 (16.20%) REST
8 354 (15.37%) JSON
9 340 (14.76%) Spring
10 325 (14.11%) jQuery
11 291 (12.64%) HTML5
12 281 (12.20%) ASP.NET
13 240 (10.42%) J2EE
14 188 (8.16%) Ajax
15 185 (8.03%) WCF
16 180 (7.82%) Hibernate
17 160 (6.95%) .NET Framework
18 140 (6.08%) XSLT
19 133 (5.78%) CSS3
20 120 (5.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 174 (7.56%) Open Source
2 130 (5.64%) Mobile App
3 84 (3.65%) Computer Science
4 67 (2.91%) iPad
5 61 (2.65%) Social Media
6 55 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
8 34 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 34 (1.48%) Digital Media
9 32 (1.39%) iPhone
10 24 (1.04%) W3C
11 23 (1.00%) Data Integration
12 22 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 22 (0.96%) Fixed Income
13 21 (0.91%) Market Risk
14 19 (0.83%) Replication
15 18 (0.78%) Management Information System
15 18 (0.78%) Online Games
15 18 (0.78%) Video on Demand
15 18 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 442 (19.19%) Linux
2 258 (11.20%) Windows
3 243 (10.55%) UNIX
4 157 (6.82%) Android
5 148 (6.43%) Apple iOS
6 51 (2.21%) CentOS
7 40 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (1.61%) Solaris
9 25 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (1.04%) Debian
11 20 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.26%) AIX
15 5 (0.22%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.17%) HPUX
17 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (26.05%) TDD
2 587 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 426 (18.50%) Scrum
4 417 (18.11%) MVC
5 354 (15.37%) OO
6 344 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
7 321 (13.94%) BDD
8 285 (12.38%) SOA
9 226 (9.81%) E-Commerce
10 190 (8.25%) DevOps
11 188 (8.16%) Unit Testing
12 157 (6.82%) Software Engineering
13 144 (6.25%) CRM
14 143 (6.21%) Web Development
15 137 (5.95%) Content Management
16 135 (5.86%) Test Automation
17 130 (5.64%) OOP
18 124 (5.38%) Project Management
19 119 (5.17%) UML
20 109 (4.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 894 (38.82%) Java
2 703 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 585 (25.40%) SQL
4 480 (20.84%) C#
5 228 (9.90%) PHP
6 204 (8.86%) Ruby
7 165 (7.16%) Python
8 103 (4.47%) Groovy
9 96 (4.17%) T-SQL
10 90 (3.91%) Perl
11 84 (3.65%) PL/SQL
12 82 (3.56%) Shell Script
12 82 (3.56%) Scala
12 82 (3.56%) Bash Shell
13 79 (3.43%) Objective-C
14 65 (2.82%) C++
15 58 (2.52%) C
16 56 (2.43%) XPath
17 46 (2.00%) PowerShell
18 40 (1.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 182 (7.90%) Degree
2 35 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 34 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (1.00%) ISEB
5 23 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (0.43%) CCNA
6 10 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.26%) CISSP
7 6 (0.26%) CISM
7 6 (0.26%) JNCIA
7 6 (0.26%) CCSA
8 5 (0.22%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.22%) MCSD
8 5 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.17%) MCITP
9 4 (0.17%) MCSE
9 4 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (8.64%) QA
2 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.13%) SLA
3 3 (0.13%) HL7
3 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.087%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.043%) WCAG
5 1 (0.043%) WAI
5 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 41 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.83%) Varnish
4 9 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.39%) vCloud
5 8 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.35%) vSphere
6 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.22%) Docker
8 4 (0.17%) HDFS
8 4 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.13%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.087%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.087%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.087%) KVM
11 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.043%) ACF2
11 1 (0.043%) RACF
Systems Management
1 161 (6.99%) Opscode Chef
2 159 (6.90%) Puppet
3 60 (2.61%) Nagios
4 31 (1.35%) Cacti
5 30 (1.30%) Salt
6 26 (1.13%) ZABBIX
7 22 (0.96%) Ansible
8 20 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (0.52%) Vagrant
11 10 (0.43%) Opsview
12 9 (0.39%) Capistrano
13 8 (0.35%) SCOM
14 7 (0.30%) Zenoss
14 7 (0.30%) OpenSSO
14 7 (0.30%) collectd
15 5 (0.22%) YUM
15 5 (0.22%) CA LISA
15 5 (0.22%) Control-M
15 5 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 418 (18.15%) Oracle
2 256 (11.12%) Microsoft
3 106 (4.60%) JBoss
4 75 (3.26%) Red Hat
5 70 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
6 62 (2.69%) IBM
7 56 (2.43%) VMware
8 49 (2.13%) ATG
9 43 (1.87%) Endeca
10 42 (1.82%) Perforce
11 40 (1.74%) Zend
12 35 (1.52%) Google
13 34 (1.48%) Sitecore
14 32 (1.39%) Siebel
14 32 (1.39%) HP
15 31 (1.35%) Rackspace
16 28 (1.22%) SAP
17 26 (1.13%) TIBCO
18 25 (1.09%) Sybase
18 25 (1.09%) hybris
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Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
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Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £45000 per annum
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Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
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ReThink Recruitment
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