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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 34 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1147 1045 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.42% 4.92% 4.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.19% 16.32% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 748 655
Average daily rate £465 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 - £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 - £69.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
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
6671 6404 6357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.51% 30.17% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5003 4790 4521
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 120 £450 +5.88% 77
Croydon +5 16 £375 - 2
Docklands, London +4 5 £475 +24.18%
Hammersmith +3 3 £500 -20.00%
New Malden - 3 - -
Hackney -1 2 £338 -28.94%
Canary Wharf -4 2 £513 -25.45%
Westminster -6 2 £425 +13.33%
Bromley - 2 £475 - 2
Harrow - 2 £458 -
Romford - 2 £375 -
Southall - 2 £375 - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £450 -
Paddington -3 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £450 -
Ilford - 1 £263 -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1100 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1035 (45.90%) Java
3 762 (33.79%) JavaScript
4 654 (29.00%) TDD
5 579 (25.68%) HTML
6 535 (23.73%) RESTful
6 535 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
7 523 (23.19%) Git (software)
8 494 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
9 487 (21.60%) SQL
10 481 (21.33%) CSS
10 481 (21.33%) XML
11 452 (20.04%) SOAP
12 451 (20.00%) REST
13 432 (19.16%) Scrum
14 429 (19.02%) Linux
15 401 (17.78%) Finance
16 397 (17.61%) BDD
17 390 (17.29%) Jenkins
18 387 (17.16%) .NET
19 345 (15.30%) Spring
20 327 (14.50%) OO
21 318 (14.10%) C#
22 317 (14.06%) Python
23 316 (14.01%) Oracle
24 297 (13.17%) Node.js
25 290 (12.86%) MVC
26 287 (12.73%) Maven
27 277 (12.28%) AngularJS
28 274 (12.15%) SQL Server

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 297 (13.17%) Node.js
2 213 (9.45%) Tomcat
3 185 (8.20%) Apache
4 132 (5.85%) JBoss
5 130 (5.76%) CMS
6 104 (4.61%) IIS
7 88 (3.90%) WebSphere
8 67 (2.97%) Jetty
9 64 (2.84%) WebLogic
10 47 (2.08%) Apache Spark
11 43 (1.91%) nginx
12 38 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
12 38 (1.69%) Confluence
13 36 (1.60%) SharePoint
14 28 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
14 28 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
15 25 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 25 (1.11%) OpenStack
16 24 (1.06%) Apache Solr
16 24 (1.06%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 65 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 23 (1.02%) MS Office
4 20 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.22%) MS Project
9 4 (0.18%) HipChat
10 2 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (1.51%) Payment Gateway
2 21 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.27%) Magento
7 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.13%) Endur
8 3 (0.13%) HFM
8 3 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.13%) Relativity
8 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.089%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.089%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.089%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.089%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 535 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (4.88%) GitHub
3 80 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.77%) Amazon S3
6 33 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 33 (1.46%) SaaS
7 32 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (1.15%) Heroku
10 25 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (1.06%) PaaS
12 18 (0.80%) IaaS
13 17 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
14 14 (0.62%) Taleo
15 11 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
15 11 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.40%) Office 365
17 8 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 7 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 197 (8.74%) HTTP
2 109 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 107 (4.75%) Internet
4 71 (3.15%) SSL
5 58 (2.57%) Firewall
6 50 (2.22%) VPN
7 47 (2.08%) LDAP
8 36 (1.60%) DNS
9 22 (0.98%) Network Security
9 22 (0.98%) SNMP
10 18 (0.80%) SAN
11 14 (0.62%) FTP
11 14 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (0.62%) SMTP
12 11 (0.49%) BGP
12 11 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (0.49%) LAN
12 11 (0.49%) VoIP
12 11 (0.49%) WAN
13 10 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 217 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 168 (7.45%) MongoDB
3 168 (7.45%) MySQL
4 123 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 112 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 99 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
7 87 (3.86%) Big Data
8 73 (3.24%) Hadoop
9 68 (3.02%) Oracle Database
10 49 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 42 (1.86%) Redis
12 42 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 40 (1.77%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (1.20%) Apache Hive
16 26 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
17 25 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 523 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 390 (17.29%) Jenkins
3 287 (12.73%) Maven
4 206 (9.14%) Subversion
5 179 (7.94%) JIRA
5 179 (7.94%) JUnit
6 155 (6.87%) Cucumber
7 148 (6.56%) Mockito
8 117 (5.19%) Selenium
9 89 (3.95%) Gradle
10 80 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 79 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 71 (3.15%) Visual Studio
13 70 (3.10%) JMeter
14 67 (2.97%) TeamCity
15 61 (2.71%) Hudson
16 52 (2.31%) Ant
17 48 (2.13%) Jasmine
18 39 (1.73%) RSpec
19 38 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 401 (17.78%) Finance
2 227 (10.07%) Banking
3 89 (3.95%) Retail
4 57 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 47 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 43 (1.91%) Marketing
7 32 (1.42%) Front Office
8 28 (1.24%) Games
9 26 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 22 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (0.89%) Legal
12 19 (0.84%) Back Office
13 17 (0.75%) Publishing
14 15 (0.67%) Advertising
14 15 (0.67%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.44%) Local Government
16 9 (0.40%) Billing
17 7 (0.31%) International Banking
17 7 (0.31%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1384 (61.37%) Developer
2 483 (21.42%) Java Developer
3 188 (8.34%) Senior Developer
4 178 (7.89%) Architect
5 173 (7.67%) .NET Developer
6 149 (6.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 131 (5.81%) C# Developer
8 121 (5.37%) Agile Developer
9 120 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 113 (5.01%) Analyst
11 109 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
12 78 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
13 75 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
14 74 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
14 74 (3.28%) Consultant
15 71 (3.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 70 (3.10%) Web Developer
17 67 (2.97%) Angular Developer
17 67 (2.97%) SQL Developer
18 65 (2.88%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 579 (25.68%) HTML
2 535 (23.73%) RESTful
3 481 (21.33%) CSS
3 481 (21.33%) XML
4 452 (20.04%) SOAP
5 451 (20.00%) REST
6 387 (17.16%) .NET
7 345 (15.30%) Spring
8 277 (12.28%) AngularJS
9 236 (10.47%) HTML5
10 224 (9.93%) JSON
11 221 (9.80%) jQuery
12 209 (9.27%) Hibernate
13 206 (9.14%) J2EE
14 189 (8.38%) ASP.NET
15 175 (7.76%) Ajax
16 161 (7.14%) CSS3
17 135 (5.99%) JMS
18 107 (4.75%) WCF
19 105 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 110 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 97 (4.30%) User Experience
3 94 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 52 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 38 (1.69%) Data Integration
8 32 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 32 (1.42%) Social Media
9 31 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
11 28 (1.24%) iPad
11 28 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.02%) CMDB
13 21 (0.93%) Public Cloud
14 18 (0.80%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.80%) Cryptography
15 17 (0.75%) Clustering
16 15 (0.67%) Digital Media
16 15 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 429 (19.02%) Linux
2 220 (9.76%) Unix
3 196 (8.69%) Windows
4 73 (3.24%) Android
5 70 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 57 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 50 (2.22%) CentOS
7 50 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 25 (1.11%) Debian
10 21 (0.93%) Mac OS
11 20 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (0.84%) Solaris
13 12 (0.53%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.44%) SUSE
15 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.31%) AIX
16 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1100 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (29.00%) TDD
3 494 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
4 432 (19.16%) Scrum
5 397 (17.61%) BDD
6 327 (14.50%) OO
7 290 (12.86%) MVC
8 241 (10.69%) DevOps
9 213 (9.45%) Pair Programming
10 206 (9.14%) E-Commerce
11 197 (8.74%) SOA
12 174 (7.72%) Software Engineering
13 171 (7.58%) Open Source
14 167 (7.41%) Unit Testing
15 165 (7.32%) Kanban
16 162 (7.18%) SDLC
17 156 (6.92%) Continuous Delivery
18 154 (6.83%) High Availability
19 147 (6.52%) Multithreading
20 124 (5.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1035 (45.90%) Java
2 762 (33.79%) JavaScript
3 487 (21.60%) SQL
4 318 (14.10%) C#
5 317 (14.06%) Python
6 261 (11.57%) Ruby
7 163 (7.23%) PHP
8 140 (6.21%) Scala
9 113 (5.01%) Bash Shell
10 106 (4.70%) Perl
11 97 (4.30%) Groovy
12 74 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 70 (3.10%) PowerShell
14 59 (2.62%) Shell Script
15 48 (2.13%) T-SQL
16 46 (2.04%) Go
17 41 (1.82%) C++
18 37 (1.64%) ES6
19 31 (1.37%) C
20 29 (1.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 177 (7.85%) Degree
2 111 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 57 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 26 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 15 (0.67%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.58%) CISSP
9 12 (0.53%) CCNA
9 12 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.53%) ISEB
9 12 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.35%) JNCIA
10 8 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.31%) CISM
11 7 (0.31%) SANS
12 6 (0.27%) CCSA
12 6 (0.27%) ISACA
12 6 (0.27%) MCPD
12 6 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.90%) QA
2 36 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 31 (1.37%) SLA
4 15 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 13 (0.58%) HL7
6 10 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.35%) WCAG
8 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.22%) ISO20022
9 4 (0.18%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.13%) Basel III
10 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.13%) DICOM
10 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.13%) EMIR
11 2 (0.089%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.089%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.089%) MiFID
11 2 (0.089%) RMADS
11 2 (0.089%) SEPA
System Software
1 122 (5.41%) Docker
2 66 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.02%) vSphere
5 22 (0.98%) vCloud
6 20 (0.89%) Apache Flume
7 16 (0.71%) NFS
7 16 (0.71%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.40%) Varnish
9 8 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.27%) HDFS
11 5 (0.22%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.18%) XenServer
13 3 (0.13%) LXC
14 2 (0.089%) Cygwin
14 2 (0.089%) Firmware
14 2 (0.089%) GlusterFS
14 2 (0.089%) pfSense
14 2 (0.089%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.044%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 165 (7.32%) Puppet
2 112 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (3.99%) Ansible
4 52 (2.31%) Graphite
5 48 (2.13%) Nagios
6 31 (1.37%) Capistrano
7 28 (1.24%) logstash
8 27 (1.20%) Salt
9 21 (0.93%) Oozie
10 20 (0.89%) Kibana
11 18 (0.80%) Control-M
12 13 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 13 (0.58%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.53%) Mesos
14 11 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (0.49%) Kubernetes
15 9 (0.40%) Rundeck
16 8 (0.35%) Cacti
17 7 (0.31%) HAProxy
17 7 (0.31%) Packer
Vendors
1 316 (14.01%) Oracle
2 187 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 106 (4.70%) VMware
4 101 (4.48%) ServiceNow
5 70 (3.10%) IBM
6 60 (2.66%) Red Hat
7 49 (2.17%) Google
8 38 (1.69%) ATG
8 38 (1.69%) Splunk
9 37 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (1.46%) Adobe
10 33 (1.46%) Cisco
10 33 (1.46%) F5
11 32 (1.42%) hybris
11 32 (1.42%) SAP
12 31 (1.37%) HP
13 30 (1.33%) SOASTA, Inc
14 27 (1.20%) Informatica
14 27 (1.20%) Sybase
15 26 (1.15%) Atlassian
South West London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ConSol Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Coded People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £520 - £560 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago