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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 38 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1166 1168 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.81% 4.60% 4.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.78% 14.61% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 846 733
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.16%
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 £34.00 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -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
7388 7994 7788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 31.48% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5178 5789 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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 74
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 £24.01 £14.76
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +16 250 £400 -5.88% 91
Hammersmith +4 4 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 4 £270 -10.00% 2
Docklands, London +8 3 £550 +7.31%
Wimbledon 0 2 £438 +16.66%
Canary Wharf +3 1 £600 +14.28%
Westminster -1 1 £360 -
Hounslow -1 1 £500 +25.00% 3
Croydon -3 1 £355 +14.33% 2
Uxbridge -4 1 £320 - 1
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Harrow - 1 - - 5
Hayes - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 3
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Upminster - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - - 2
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 903 (38.96%) Java
2 750 (32.36%) HTML
3 730 (31.49%) XML
4 709 (30.59%) JavaScript
5 606 (26.14%) TDD
6 588 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
7 584 (25.19%) SQL
8 551 (23.77%) .NET
9 512 (22.09%) CSS
10 488 (21.05%) C#
11 445 (19.20%) RESTful
12 444 (19.15%) Linux
13 429 (18.51%) MVC
14 428 (18.46%) Scrum
14 428 (18.46%) SOAP
15 420 (18.12%) Oracle
16 374 (16.13%) REST
17 358 (15.44%) OO
18 356 (15.36%) SQL Server
19 352 (15.19%) JSON
20 347 (14.97%) Finance
21 342 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
22 340 (14.67%) Spring
23 327 (14.11%) jQuery
24 325 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
25 321 (13.85%) BDD
26 295 (12.73%) HTML5
27 285 (12.30%) SOA
28 283 (12.21%) ASP.NET
29 277 (11.95%) Git (software)

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 201 (8.67%) Apache
2 160 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 139 (6.00%) IIS
4 98 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 97 (4.18%) Node.js
6 96 (4.14%) WebLogic
7 90 (3.88%) CMS
8 75 (3.24%) WebSphere
9 60 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
10 44 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 43 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 37 (1.60%) Confluence
13 36 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 35 (1.51%) nginx
15 31 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
16 29 (1.25%) Apache Solr
16 29 (1.25%) Umbraco
17 28 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
18 20 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
19 19 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 90 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.91%) MS Office
3 16 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.52%) MS Project
6 7 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.30%) Doxygen
7 4 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.086%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.086%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.086%) Stata
9 1 (0.043%) SPSS
9 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.043%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.043%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 52 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.69%) 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 7 (0.30%) 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 (0.086%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.086%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.086%) SAP IS-U
11 2 (0.086%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 325 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
3 55 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (2.07%) Amazon S3
5 29 (1.25%) Force.com
5 29 (1.25%) SaaS
6 26 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.99%) PaaS
8 15 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
8 15 (0.65%) IaaS
9 12 (0.52%) GitHub
10 10 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.26%) Heroku
12 5 (0.22%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
14 3 (0.13%) ElastiCache
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.13%) Route 53
15 2 (0.086%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 153 (6.60%) HTTP
2 87 (3.75%) Internet
3 44 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 41 (1.77%) SSL
5 39 (1.68%) Firewall
6 35 (1.51%) DNS
7 33 (1.42%) LDAP
8 26 (1.12%) HTTPS
9 18 (0.78%) FTP
9 18 (0.78%) VPN
10 15 (0.65%) Intranet
11 12 (0.52%) SAN
12 11 (0.47%) 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 (15.36%) SQL Server
2 263 (11.35%) MySQL
3 160 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 144 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 143 (6.17%) MongoDB
6 108 (4.66%) Oracle Database
7 89 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 63 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 56 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 48 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
12 47 (2.03%) Big Data
13 46 (1.98%) Hadoop
14 36 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 34 (1.47%) CouchDB
15 34 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
16 30 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
17 29 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 27 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
19 26 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 277 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 253 (10.91%) Subversion
3 224 (9.66%) Maven
4 179 (7.72%) Selenium
5 168 (7.25%) Jenkins
6 161 (6.95%) Cucumber
7 155 (6.69%) JUnit
8 149 (6.43%) Visual Studio
9 123 (5.31%) JIRA
10 99 (4.27%) Ant
11 85 (3.67%) NUnit
12 82 (3.54%) Hudson
13 81 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 80 (3.45%) TeamCity
15 75 (3.24%) Eclipse
16 73 (3.15%) SoapUI
17 62 (2.67%) WebDriver
18 50 (2.16%) Xcode
19 45 (1.94%) Calabash
20 42 (1.81%) CruiseControl
General
1 347 (14.97%) Finance
2 181 (7.81%) Banking
3 109 (4.70%) Retail
4 70 (3.02%) Investment Banking
5 64 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.24%) Games
7 49 (2.11%) Publishing
8 44 (1.90%) Front Office
9 41 (1.77%) Marketing
10 34 (1.47%) Advertising
11 20 (0.86%) Back Office
12 13 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.43%) Billing
16 9 (0.39%) Legal
17 7 (0.30%) Law
18 6 (0.26%) Local Government
18 6 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1359 (58.63%) Developer
2 317 (13.68%) Java Developer
3 193 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 187 (8.07%) .NET Developer
5 147 (6.34%) Architect
6 133 (5.74%) Analyst
7 110 (4.75%) C# Developer
8 95 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
9 91 (3.93%) Tester
10 87 (3.75%) Consultant
11 80 (3.45%) PHP Developer
12 79 (3.41%) iOS Developer
13 76 (3.28%) Web Developer
14 73 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
15 71 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
16 70 (3.02%) Software Engineer
17 61 (2.63%) Android Developer
18 53 (2.29%) Front-End Developer
19 52 (2.24%) Test Analyst
20 42 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 750 (32.36%) HTML
2 730 (31.49%) XML
3 551 (23.77%) .NET
4 512 (22.09%) CSS
5 445 (19.20%) RESTful
6 428 (18.46%) SOAP
7 374 (16.13%) REST
8 352 (15.19%) JSON
9 340 (14.67%) Spring
10 327 (14.11%) jQuery
11 295 (12.73%) HTML5
12 283 (12.21%) ASP.NET
13 250 (10.79%) J2EE
14 189 (8.15%) Ajax
15 187 (8.07%) WCF
16 183 (7.89%) Hibernate
17 155 (6.69%) .NET Framework
18 136 (5.87%) XSLT
19 133 (5.74%) CSS3
20 119 (5.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.29%) Open Source
2 134 (5.78%) Mobile App
3 87 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 67 (2.89%) iPad
5 63 (2.72%) Social Media
6 55 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
8 34 (1.47%) iPhone
9 33 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 32 (1.38%) Digital Media
11 24 (1.04%) W3C
12 23 (0.99%) Data Integration
13 22 (0.95%) Market Risk
13 22 (0.95%) N-Tier
14 21 (0.91%) Fixed Income
15 20 (0.86%) Replication
15 20 (0.86%) Video on Demand
16 19 (0.82%) Online Games
17 18 (0.78%) Visualisation
17 18 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 444 (19.15%) Linux
2 260 (11.22%) Windows
3 245 (10.57%) UNIX
4 159 (6.86%) Android
5 153 (6.60%) Apple iOS
6 50 (2.16%) CentOS
7 43 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (1.64%) Solaris
9 26 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (0.99%) Debian
11 21 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.26%) AIX
16 5 (0.22%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.17%) HPUX
17 4 (0.17%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (26.14%) TDD
2 588 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (18.51%) MVC
4 428 (18.46%) Scrum
5 358 (15.44%) OO
6 342 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 321 (13.85%) BDD
8 285 (12.30%) SOA
9 237 (10.22%) E-Commerce
10 196 (8.46%) Unit Testing
11 190 (8.20%) DevOps
12 159 (6.86%) Software Engineering
13 143 (6.17%) Web Development
14 141 (6.08%) CRM
15 137 (5.91%) Content Management
16 130 (5.61%) Test Automation
17 128 (5.52%) OOP
18 125 (5.39%) Project Management
19 115 (4.96%) UML
20 108 (4.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 903 (38.96%) Java
2 709 (30.59%) JavaScript
3 584 (25.19%) SQL
4 488 (21.05%) C#
5 226 (9.75%) PHP
6 196 (8.46%) Ruby
7 162 (6.99%) Python
8 101 (4.36%) Groovy
9 96 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 91 (3.93%) Perl
11 84 (3.62%) PL/SQL
11 84 (3.62%) Scala
12 83 (3.58%) Bash Shell
12 83 (3.58%) Shell Script
12 83 (3.58%) Objective-C
13 67 (2.89%) C++
14 60 (2.59%) C
15 56 (2.42%) XPath
16 46 (1.98%) PowerShell
17 40 (1.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 180 (7.77%) Degree
2 35 (1.51%) ISTQB
3 31 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (0.99%) ISEB
6 20 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (0.43%) CCNA
7 10 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.26%) CISSP
8 6 (0.26%) CISM
8 6 (0.26%) JNCIA
8 6 (0.26%) CCSA
9 5 (0.22%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.22%) MCSD
9 5 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.17%) MCITP
10 4 (0.17%) MCSE
10 4 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (8.46%) 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 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.086%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.043%) WCAG
5 1 (0.043%) WAI
5 1 (0.043%) PAS 55
5 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 40 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.82%) 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 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.086%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.086%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.086%) KVM
11 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.043%) ACF2
11 1 (0.043%) RACF
Systems Management
1 160 (6.90%) Puppet
2 159 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (2.55%) Nagios
4 30 (1.29%) Cacti
5 29 (1.25%) Salt
6 25 (1.08%) ZABBIX
7 22 (0.95%) Ansible
8 20 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (0.82%) 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
1 420 (18.12%) Oracle
2 256 (11.04%) Microsoft
3 106 (4.57%) JBoss
4 77 (3.32%) Red Hat
5 71 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
6 70 (3.02%) IBM
7 56 (2.42%) VMware
8 49 (2.11%) ATG
9 43 (1.86%) Endeca
10 42 (1.81%) Perforce
11 40 (1.73%) Zend
12 35 (1.51%) Google
12 35 (1.51%) HP
13 34 (1.47%) Sitecore
14 32 (1.38%) Siebel
15 30 (1.29%) Rackspace
16 29 (1.25%) SAP
17 26 (1.12%) Sybase
17 26 (1.12%) TIBCO
17 26 (1.12%) Apple
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Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
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City, London
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London
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