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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 38 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1033 1146 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.66% 5.06% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.21% 16.50% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 818 569
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.18 £97.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.25% +129.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.06 £23.80 £35.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.20%
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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 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 22 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 22 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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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 -7 231 £425 - 106
Croydon -3 14 £388 +29.16% 3
Canary Wharf -4 8 £513 -6.81%
Uxbridge +4 3 £180 -48.57%
Bromley +2 2 £525 +20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 - - 2
Isleworth - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £425 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £419 - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £375 - 2
Osterley 0 1 £530 -
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 941 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (39.47%) Java
3 693 (33.08%) JavaScript
4 586 (27.97%) HTML
5 557 (26.59%) SQL
6 556 (26.54%) XML
7 516 (24.63%) .NET
8 513 (24.49%) TDD
9 493 (23.53%) CSS
10 423 (20.19%) C#
11 415 (19.81%) SOAP
12 394 (18.81%) REST
13 392 (18.71%) Linux
14 389 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
15 381 (18.19%) Scrum
16 369 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
17 355 (16.95%) RESTful
18 350 (16.71%) SQL Server
19 349 (16.66%) OO
20 339 (16.18%) Oracle
21 323 (15.42%) Finance
22 307 (14.65%) Spring
23 294 (14.03%) Git (software)
24 285 (13.60%) MVC
25 283 (13.51%) HTML5
26 270 (12.89%) jQuery
27 260 (12.41%) Microsoft
28 258 (12.32%) ASP.NET
28 258 (12.32%) SOA
29 257 (12.27%) JSON

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 162 (7.73%) Apache
2 131 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 119 (5.68%) Node.js
4 99 (4.73%) WebLogic
5 84 (4.01%) CMS
6 79 (3.77%) JBoss
7 74 (3.53%) IIS
8 73 (3.48%) SharePoint
9 53 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
10 51 (2.43%) WebSphere
11 48 (2.29%) nginx
12 41 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
13 36 (1.72%) Confluence
14 35 (1.67%) OpenStack
15 29 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 28 (1.34%) Mule ESB
17 27 (1.29%) Mule
17 27 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 23 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
19 20 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 89 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.81%) MS Office
3 35 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.38%) MS Project
7 7 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.095%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.095%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.048%) SPSS
11 1 (0.048%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 54 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
4 11 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.33%) Magento
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.24%) Tridion
8 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
9 4 (0.19%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.095%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.095%) Radian6
11 2 (0.095%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.095%) Exstream
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.048%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 369 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.29%) SaaS
4 47 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (1.48%) GitHub
6 29 (1.38%) Heroku
7 24 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 23 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 20 (0.95%) PaaS
9 20 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.76%) Force.com
11 14 (0.67%) Office 365
12 13 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 12 (0.57%) Google Analytics
14 10 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (0.38%) IaaS
16 8 (0.38%) Engine Yard
17 7 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 156 (7.45%) HTTP
2 83 (3.96%) Internet
3 61 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 61 (2.91%) SSL
4 53 (2.53%) DNS
4 53 (2.53%) Firewall
5 52 (2.48%) VPN
6 31 (1.48%) LDAP
7 25 (1.19%) SAN
8 18 (0.86%) FTP
9 17 (0.81%) LAN
9 17 (0.81%) WAN
9 17 (0.81%) Network Security
10 15 (0.72%) DHCP
10 15 (0.72%) VLAN
11 14 (0.67%) SNMP
12 13 (0.62%) Intranet
12 13 (0.62%) HTTPS
13 12 (0.57%) DMZ
14 9 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (16.71%) SQL Server
2 193 (9.21%) MySQL
3 163 (7.78%) MongoDB
4 145 (6.92%) NoSQL
5 133 (6.35%) Relational Database
6 96 (4.58%) Oracle Database
7 78 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 64 (3.05%) Big Data
9 58 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
10 57 (2.72%) RDBMS
11 55 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 53 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
13 50 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 46 (2.20%) Hadoop
15 43 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 38 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
18 36 (1.72%) Redis
19 33 (1.58%) DB2
20 31 (1.48%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 294 (14.03%) Git (software)
2 247 (11.79%) Maven
3 230 (10.98%) Subversion
4 202 (9.64%) Jenkins
5 130 (6.21%) JUnit
6 128 (6.11%) JIRA
7 113 (5.39%) Visual Studio
8 108 (5.16%) Cucumber
9 97 (4.63%) Selenium
10 81 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 70 (3.34%) Ant
12 64 (3.05%) Eclipse
13 51 (2.43%) TeamCity
14 49 (2.34%) Grunt
15 48 (2.29%) Hudson
16 42 (2.00%) NUnit
17 37 (1.77%) RSpec
18 36 (1.72%) Mockito
18 36 (1.72%) Jasmine
18 36 (1.72%) JMeter
General
1 323 (15.42%) Finance
2 149 (7.11%) Banking
3 67 (3.20%) Retail
4 56 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 48 (2.29%) Marketing
6 31 (1.48%) Back Office
6 31 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.48%) Games
7 29 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.19%) Publishing
8 25 (1.19%) Front Office
9 19 (0.91%) Billing
10 13 (0.62%) Advertising
11 12 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.43%) Legal
13 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.29%) Law
15 4 (0.19%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1198 (57.18%) Developer
2 334 (15.94%) Java Developer
3 207 (9.88%) Architect
4 200 (9.55%) Senior Developer
5 147 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 100 (4.77%) Analyst
7 92 (4.39%) C# Developer
8 78 (3.72%) Consultant
9 74 (3.53%) Web Developer
10 72 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 57 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
12 56 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
13 54 (2.58%) iOS Developer
14 53 (2.53%) Android Developer
15 52 (2.48%) Senior Java Developer
16 49 (2.34%) Tester
17 47 (2.24%) Technical Architect
18 40 (1.91%) Front-End Developer
19 37 (1.77%) Software Engineer
20 33 (1.58%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (27.97%) HTML
2 556 (26.54%) XML
3 516 (24.63%) .NET
4 493 (23.53%) CSS
5 415 (19.81%) SOAP
6 394 (18.81%) REST
7 355 (16.95%) RESTful
8 307 (14.65%) Spring
9 283 (13.51%) HTML5
10 270 (12.89%) jQuery
11 258 (12.32%) ASP.NET
12 257 (12.27%) JSON
13 222 (10.60%) J2EE
14 207 (9.88%) WCF
15 193 (9.21%) AngularJS
16 177 (8.45%) .NET Framework
17 171 (8.16%) Hibernate
18 143 (6.83%) CSS3
19 135 (6.44%) JMS
20 130 (6.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 162 (7.73%) Open Source
2 150 (7.16%) Computer Science
3 138 (6.59%) User Experience
4 128 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (4.73%) Mobile App
6 72 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (2.05%) iPad
8 36 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 35 (1.67%) Mathematics
9 35 (1.67%) Data Integration
9 35 (1.67%) Social Media
10 33 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 32 (1.53%) Digital Media
11 32 (1.53%) Management Information System
12 26 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.19%) Derivative
14 24 (1.15%) CMDB
15 22 (1.05%) Visualisation
15 22 (1.05%) Physics
16 21 (1.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 392 (18.71%) Linux
2 233 (11.12%) Windows
3 187 (8.93%) UNIX
4 146 (6.97%) Android
5 142 (6.78%) Apple iOS
6 54 (2.58%) CentOS
7 47 (2.24%) Ubuntu
7 47 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (1.38%) Solaris
9 27 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 17 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.43%) AIX
14 9 (0.43%) Debian
14 9 (0.43%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.29%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 941 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (24.49%) TDD
3 389 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
4 381 (18.19%) Scrum
5 349 (16.66%) OO
6 285 (13.60%) MVC
7 258 (12.32%) SOA
8 251 (11.98%) BDD
9 189 (9.02%) DevOps
10 175 (8.35%) E-Commerce
11 141 (6.73%) Unit Testing
12 131 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 129 (6.16%) ITIL
14 126 (6.01%) CRM
15 110 (5.25%) Web Development
16 102 (4.87%) UML
17 99 (4.73%) Kanban
18 98 (4.68%) Content Management
19 89 (4.25%) Multithreading
20 88 (4.20%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 827 (39.47%) Java
2 693 (33.08%) JavaScript
3 557 (26.59%) SQL
4 423 (20.19%) C#
5 212 (10.12%) Ruby
6 200 (9.55%) Python
7 169 (8.07%) PHP
8 94 (4.49%) Perl
9 82 (3.91%) PL/SQL
10 81 (3.87%) T-SQL
11 79 (3.77%) Bash Shell
12 73 (3.48%) Scala
13 60 (2.86%) Groovy
14 54 (2.58%) VB.NET
15 52 (2.48%) Shell Script
16 49 (2.34%) C++
17 43 (2.05%) Objective-C
18 42 (2.00%) C
19 32 (1.53%) PowerShell
20 30 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 255 (12.17%) Degree
2 100 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 46 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.58%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (0.72%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.48%) ISEB
8 10 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.43%) CCNP
10 8 (0.38%) OCPJP
11 7 (0.33%) CISSP
11 7 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.33%) MCITP
11 7 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.29%) HND
12 6 (0.29%) Siebel Certification
13 5 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (7.54%) QA
2 12 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.43%) WAI
4 8 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.38%) SLA
5 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.29%) HL7
5 6 (0.29%) DICOM
5 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.095%) COBIT
7 1 (0.048%) GxP
7 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 51 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 41 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.53%) Varnish
4 30 (1.43%) Docker
5 26 (1.24%) vCloud
6 23 (1.10%) vSphere
7 11 (0.53%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.48%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.29%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.19%) Xen
11 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.19%) Firmware
12 3 (0.14%) NFS
12 3 (0.14%) XenServer
12 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.095%) XenApp
13 2 (0.095%) Postfix
13 2 (0.095%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 154 (7.35%) Puppet
2 102 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (2.53%) Ansible
4 51 (2.43%) Nagios
5 43 (2.05%) Salt
6 28 (1.34%) ZABBIX
7 24 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (1.05%) Kibana
9 21 (1.00%) Vagrant
10 18 (0.86%) Rundeck
11 16 (0.76%) Cacti
12 14 (0.67%) logstash
12 14 (0.67%) HP UCMDB
13 12 (0.57%) HAProxy
14 10 (0.48%) collectd
15 8 (0.38%) Cobbler
16 7 (0.33%) CloudHub
16 7 (0.33%) Zenoss
16 7 (0.33%) Capistrano
16 7 (0.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 339 (16.18%) Oracle
2 260 (12.41%) Microsoft
3 102 (4.87%) Red Hat
4 79 (3.77%) VMware
5 74 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
6 72 (3.44%) Google
7 66 (3.15%) IBM
8 49 (2.34%) HP
9 46 (2.20%) SAP
10 44 (2.10%) ServiceNow
11 41 (1.96%) Adobe
12 35 (1.67%) Sitecore
13 34 (1.62%) Cisco
14 32 (1.53%) Sybase
15 27 (1.29%) Citrix
15 27 (1.29%) Rackspace
16 26 (1.24%) Informatica
17 23 (1.10%) TIBCO
17 23 (1.10%) hybris
18 21 (1.00%) Siebel
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