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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 39 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1057 1032 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.82% 4.49% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.20% 15.09% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 736 569
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £37.66 £36.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
6523 6840 6107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.76% 29.74% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4711 4886 4482
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 48
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £49.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -4 209 £425 - 91
Canary Wharf +6 7 £650 +18.18%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 7 £450 +63.63% 7
Croydon +1 7 £330 +22.22% 2
Docklands, London +10 5 £264 -41.44%
Brentford -6 4 £340 -17.57%
Hammersmith +1 3 £475 +22.58%
Westminster +2 1 £475 -
Twickenham -9 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £500 - 1
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Paddington - 1 - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 5
Isleworth - - - - 1
Morden - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 960 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 920 (43.64%) Java
3 676 (32.07%) JavaScript
4 614 (29.13%) HTML
5 573 (27.18%) XML
6 565 (26.80%) SQL
7 536 (25.43%) TDD
8 535 (25.38%) CSS
9 479 (22.72%) .NET
10 406 (19.26%) Linux
11 405 (19.21%) SOAP
12 402 (19.07%) REST
13 395 (18.74%) Scrum
14 362 (17.17%) RESTful
15 361 (17.13%) C#
15 361 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
16 360 (17.08%) Oracle
17 332 (15.75%) Spring
18 322 (15.28%) OO
19 314 (14.90%) Finance
19 314 (14.90%) Amazon AWS
20 291 (13.80%) SQL Server
21 280 (13.28%) HTML5
22 279 (13.24%) SOA
23 275 (13.05%) Git (software)
24 271 (12.86%) Degree
25 269 (12.76%) Ruby
26 268 (12.71%) jQuery
27 265 (12.57%) JSON
28 262 (12.43%) MVC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 172 (8.16%) Apache
2 136 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 105 (4.98%) WebLogic
4 99 (4.70%) Node.js
5 90 (4.27%) CMS
6 78 (3.70%) JBoss
7 76 (3.61%) SharePoint
8 63 (2.99%) IIS
9 50 (2.37%) nginx
10 49 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
11 48 (2.28%) WebSphere
12 40 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
13 35 (1.66%) Mule
14 34 (1.61%) OpenStack
15 28 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
16 27 (1.28%) Confluence
17 22 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
18 21 (1.00%) Apache Solr
19 20 (0.95%) SAS
19 20 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 74 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 31 (1.47%) MS Office
4 26 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.38%) MS Project
7 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.095%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.047%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.047%) SPSS
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.047%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 43 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.38%) Magento
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.24%) Tridion
9 4 (0.19%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.14%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.095%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 314 (14.90%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (1.80%) SaaS
5 32 (1.52%) Heroku
6 30 (1.42%) GitHub
7 28 (1.33%) Amazon S3
8 27 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (1.19%) PaaS
10 17 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.76%) Force.com
11 16 (0.76%) Engine Yard
12 11 (0.52%) ElastiCache
12 11 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 11 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.47%) IaaS
13 10 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 142 (6.74%) HTTP
2 93 (4.41%) Internet
3 65 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 61 (2.89%) SSL
5 55 (2.61%) DNS
6 50 (2.37%) Firewall
7 36 (1.71%) VPN
8 30 (1.42%) LDAP
9 21 (1.00%) SAN
10 19 (0.90%) DHCP
10 19 (0.90%) FTP
11 18 (0.85%) Intranet
12 17 (0.81%) VLAN
13 13 (0.62%) HTTPS
14 11 (0.52%) SNMP
15 9 (0.43%) Network Security
16 8 (0.38%) WAN
16 8 (0.38%) DMZ
16 8 (0.38%) LAN
17 6 (0.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 214 (10.15%) MySQL
3 173 (8.21%) MongoDB
4 148 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 129 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 98 (4.65%) Oracle Database
7 71 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 64 (3.04%) Big Data
9 60 (2.85%) Hadoop
10 59 (2.80%) RDBMS
11 55 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
12 54 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
12 54 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 46 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 44 (2.09%) DB2
14 44 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 40 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
16 35 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
17 33 (1.57%) CouchDB
18 29 (1.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 275 (13.05%) Git (software)
2 242 (11.48%) Maven
3 223 (10.58%) Subversion
4 183 (8.68%) Jenkins
5 149 (7.07%) JUnit
6 136 (6.45%) JIRA
7 131 (6.21%) Cucumber
8 123 (5.83%) Selenium
9 111 (5.27%) Visual Studio
10 81 (3.84%) Ant
11 76 (3.61%) Eclipse
12 69 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 53 (2.51%) TeamCity
14 52 (2.47%) Hudson
15 49 (2.32%) NUnit
16 44 (2.09%) Grunt
17 40 (1.90%) Mockito
18 39 (1.85%) RSpec
19 36 (1.71%) SoapUI
20 34 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 314 (14.90%) Finance
2 140 (6.64%) Banking
3 65 (3.08%) Retail
4 55 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 52 (2.47%) Marketing
6 48 (2.28%) Games
7 30 (1.42%) Back Office
8 29 (1.38%) Publishing
9 28 (1.33%) Front Office
10 27 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.00%) Legal
13 19 (0.90%) Billing
14 18 (0.85%) Advertising
15 9 (0.43%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.28%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.24%) Law
18 4 (0.19%) Automotive
19 3 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1201 (56.97%) Developer
2 372 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 221 (10.48%) Senior Developer
4 206 (9.77%) Architect
5 117 (5.55%) .NET Developer
6 99 (4.70%) Analyst
7 87 (4.13%) Consultant
8 73 (3.46%) C# Developer
9 68 (3.23%) Web Developer
10 66 (3.13%) Tester
10 66 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 63 (2.99%) Android Developer
11 63 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
11 63 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
12 46 (2.18%) iOS Developer
13 45 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
14 44 (2.09%) C# .NET Developer
15 41 (1.94%) Business Analyst
16 39 (1.85%) Technical Architect
17 33 (1.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (29.13%) HTML
2 573 (27.18%) XML
3 535 (25.38%) CSS
4 479 (22.72%) .NET
5 405 (19.21%) SOAP
6 402 (19.07%) REST
7 362 (17.17%) RESTful
8 332 (15.75%) Spring
9 280 (13.28%) HTML5
10 268 (12.71%) jQuery
11 265 (12.57%) JSON
12 229 (10.86%) J2EE
13 216 (10.25%) ASP.NET
14 192 (9.11%) Hibernate
15 169 (8.02%) WCF
16 166 (7.87%) AngularJS
17 149 (7.07%) Ajax
18 142 (6.74%) CSS3
19 141 (6.69%) JMS
20 135 (6.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 184 (8.73%) Open Source
2 167 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 129 (6.12%) User Experience
4 126 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 78 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (2.28%) iPad
8 41 (1.94%) Data Integration
8 41 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 41 (1.94%) Social Media
9 39 (1.85%) Digital Media
10 33 (1.57%) N-Tier
11 32 (1.52%) Mathematics
11 32 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 30 (1.42%) Derivative
13 27 (1.28%) W3C
14 25 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
15 24 (1.14%) Online Games
16 22 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
17 21 (1.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 406 (19.26%) Linux
2 206 (9.77%) UNIX
3 188 (8.92%) Windows
4 151 (7.16%) Android
5 128 (6.07%) Apple iOS
6 63 (2.99%) CentOS
7 41 (1.94%) Ubuntu
8 37 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 24 (1.14%) Solaris
11 21 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.81%) Debian
13 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.66%) AIX
15 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.43%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.43%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.24%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.19%) VMS
19 3 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 536 (25.43%) TDD
3 395 (18.74%) Scrum
4 361 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
5 322 (15.28%) OO
6 279 (13.24%) SOA
7 262 (12.43%) MVC
8 250 (11.86%) BDD
9 196 (9.30%) DevOps
10 180 (8.54%) E-Commerce
11 130 (6.17%) Unit Testing
12 121 (5.74%) Software Engineering
13 120 (5.69%) CRM
14 116 (5.50%) ITIL
15 96 (4.55%) Web Development
16 95 (4.51%) Kanban
17 94 (4.46%) Android Development
18 92 (4.36%) Content Management
18 92 (4.36%) OOP
18 92 (4.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 920 (43.64%) Java
2 676 (32.07%) JavaScript
3 565 (26.80%) SQL
4 361 (17.13%) C#
5 269 (12.76%) Ruby
6 206 (9.77%) Python
7 152 (7.21%) PHP
8 100 (4.74%) Bash Shell
9 96 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 94 (4.46%) Perl
11 72 (3.42%) Scala
12 60 (2.85%) T-SQL
13 50 (2.37%) Shell Script
13 50 (2.37%) Groovy
14 35 (1.66%) Objective-C
15 32 (1.52%) C++
15 32 (1.52%) VB.NET
16 31 (1.47%) Clojure
17 29 (1.38%) Apex Code
18 27 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 271 (12.86%) Degree
2 90 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 46 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 20 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (0.85%) ISEB
8 14 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.57%) Sun Certification
10 11 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.47%) CISSP
12 8 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.38%) CCNA
12 8 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.38%) OCPJP
13 7 (0.33%) MCITP
14 6 (0.28%) JNCIA
14 6 (0.28%) Siebel Certification
15 5 (0.24%) MCP
16 4 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (9.72%) QA
2 13 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.38%) SLA
4 7 (0.33%) HL7
5 6 (0.28%) DICOM
5 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.095%) WCAG
6 2 (0.095%) WAI
6 2 (0.095%) COBIT
7 1 (0.047%) GxP
7 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.047%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.57%) Varnish
3 31 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.85%) Docker
5 15 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 13 (0.62%) vCloud
7 12 (0.57%) vSphere
8 9 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.33%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.19%) Xen
12 3 (0.14%) NFS
12 3 (0.14%) Firmware
13 2 (0.095%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.095%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.095%) Postfix
13 2 (0.095%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.095%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 173 (8.21%) Puppet
2 119 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (3.08%) Nagios
4 50 (2.37%) Ansible
5 42 (1.99%) Salt
6 24 (1.14%) ZABBIX
6 24 (1.14%) Vagrant
7 22 (1.04%) Cacti
8 20 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (0.90%) Kibana
10 17 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
11 16 (0.76%) collectd
12 15 (0.71%) Cobbler
13 10 (0.47%) logstash
14 9 (0.43%) SCOM
15 8 (0.38%) Capistrano
16 7 (0.33%) Zenoss
17 6 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
17 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
18 5 (0.24%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 360 (17.08%) Oracle
2 220 (10.44%) Microsoft
3 99 (4.70%) Red Hat
4 79 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
5 75 (3.56%) VMware
6 67 (3.18%) Google
7 55 (2.61%) IBM
8 49 (2.32%) SAP
9 42 (1.99%) ServiceNow
10 38 (1.80%) Rackspace
10 38 (1.80%) Adobe
11 37 (1.76%) Sitecore
12 34 (1.61%) HP
13 29 (1.38%) Cisco
13 29 (1.38%) Endeca
14 28 (1.33%) Siebel
15 27 (1.28%) ATG
16 26 (1.23%) TIBCO
17 24 (1.14%) Informatica
18 20 (0.95%) Sybase
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