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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 38 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1008 919 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.77% 4.26% 4.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.93% 14.54% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 655 680
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 £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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
(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 +8 211 £425 -4.49% 96
Brentford -1 9 £340 -32.00% 3
Docklands, London +15 8 £383 -36.25% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £425 - 4
Canary Wharf +9 4 £688 +19.56%
Uxbridge - 3 £365 -
Bromley +7 1 - - 2
Ealing -2 1 - - 1
Hammersmith -3 1 £625 +38.88%
Hounslow -4 1 - -
Croydon -5 1 - - 1
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Isleworth - - - - 3
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
West Drayton - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 997 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 971 (44.87%) Java
3 669 (30.91%) JavaScript
4 660 (30.50%) HTML
5 600 (27.73%) XML
6 567 (26.20%) SQL
7 562 (25.97%) TDD
8 530 (24.49%) CSS
9 449 (20.75%) .NET
10 435 (20.10%) Linux
11 425 (19.64%) Scrum
12 389 (17.98%) SOAP
13 388 (17.93%) REST
14 387 (17.88%) RESTful
15 362 (16.73%) Oracle
16 358 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
17 353 (16.31%) C#
18 347 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
19 337 (15.57%) Spring
20 334 (15.43%) OO
21 327 (15.11%) Finance
22 299 (13.82%) MVC
22 299 (13.82%) HTML5
23 292 (13.49%) Git (software)
24 288 (13.31%) BDD
25 283 (13.08%) SOA
26 270 (12.48%) Ruby
27 266 (12.29%) JSON
28 258 (11.92%) SQL Server
29 245 (11.32%) jQuery

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 191 (8.83%) Apache
2 137 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 95 (4.39%) WebLogic
4 93 (4.30%) IIS
5 88 (4.07%) JBoss
6 87 (4.02%) CMS
7 84 (3.88%) SharePoint
8 74 (3.42%) WebSphere
9 71 (3.28%) Node.js
10 56 (2.59%) nginx
11 51 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
12 37 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
13 30 (1.39%) Mule
14 28 (1.29%) Apache Solr
15 26 (1.20%) OpenStack
15 26 (1.20%) Jetty
16 25 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
17 24 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
18 21 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
19 19 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 100 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.62%) MS Office
3 34 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.65%) MS Project
6 8 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.37%) Doxygen
7 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.092%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.092%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 51 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 12 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 8 (0.37%) Magento
6 7 (0.32%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.32%) RMDS
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.23%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.18%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.14%) Tridion
9 3 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 3 (0.14%) Workday HCM
10 2 (0.092%) Summit
10 2 (0.092%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 347 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
3 65 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (1.85%) Amazon S3
5 29 (1.34%) SaaS
6 28 (1.29%) Heroku
7 26 (1.20%) Force.com
8 24 (1.11%) GitHub
9 22 (1.02%) PaaS
10 18 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.60%) Engine Yard
12 12 (0.55%) IaaS
13 9 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 6 (0.28%) ElastiCache
17 5 (0.23%) Google App Engine
18 2 (0.092%) Route 53
18 2 (0.092%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 140 (6.47%) HTTP
2 78 (3.60%) Internet
3 69 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 59 (2.73%) SSL
5 58 (2.68%) DNS
6 49 (2.26%) Firewall
7 33 (1.52%) VPN
8 24 (1.11%) LDAP
9 21 (0.97%) FTP
10 19 (0.88%) DHCP
11 17 (0.79%) SAN
12 16 (0.74%) SNMP
12 16 (0.74%) Intranet
12 16 (0.74%) VLAN
13 15 (0.69%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.46%) AMQP
15 8 (0.37%) LAN
16 7 (0.32%) WAN
17 6 (0.28%) RTSP
18 5 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 215 (9.94%) MySQL
3 154 (7.12%) MongoDB
4 147 (6.79%) NoSQL
5 131 (6.05%) Relational Database
6 100 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 59 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 58 (2.68%) Big Data
9 56 (2.59%) RDBMS
10 55 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 54 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 48 (2.22%) Hadoop
13 46 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
14 45 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 45 (2.08%) DB2
15 39 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
16 38 (1.76%) CouchDB
17 30 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
18 28 (1.29%) Redis
19 18 (0.83%) Riak
Development Applications
1 292 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 231 (10.67%) Subversion
3 228 (10.54%) Maven
4 201 (9.29%) Jenkins
5 169 (7.81%) JUnit
6 140 (6.47%) Cucumber
7 138 (6.38%) JIRA
8 135 (6.24%) Selenium
9 104 (4.81%) Visual Studio
10 86 (3.97%) Eclipse
11 75 (3.47%) Ant
12 74 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 71 (3.28%) Hudson
14 62 (2.87%) TeamCity
15 58 (2.68%) NUnit
16 42 (1.94%) SoapUI
17 41 (1.89%) Mockito
18 37 (1.71%) WATIR
19 36 (1.66%) QuickTest Pro
20 35 (1.62%) JMeter
General
1 327 (15.11%) Finance
2 165 (7.62%) Banking
3 73 (3.37%) Retail
4 67 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 53 (2.45%) Front Office
6 48 (2.22%) Games
7 47 (2.17%) Marketing
7 47 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.62%) Publishing
9 23 (1.06%) Billing
9 23 (1.06%) Advertising
10 22 (1.02%) Legal
10 22 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.88%) Back Office
12 9 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.32%) Law
14 4 (0.18%) Automotive
15 3 (0.14%) French Language
15 3 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1244 (57.49%) Developer
2 374 (17.28%) Java Developer
3 213 (9.84%) Senior Developer
4 174 (8.04%) Architect
5 112 (5.18%) .NET Developer
6 111 (5.13%) Analyst
7 82 (3.79%) Consultant
8 76 (3.51%) Android Developer
9 75 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
10 69 (3.19%) Web Developer
11 68 (3.14%) C# Developer
12 65 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
13 62 (2.87%) Tester
14 56 (2.59%) Business Analyst
15 55 (2.54%) iOS Developer
16 52 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
17 49 (2.26%) PHP Developer
18 47 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
19 46 (2.13%) Scala Developer
20 42 (1.94%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 660 (30.50%) HTML
2 600 (27.73%) XML
3 530 (24.49%) CSS
4 449 (20.75%) .NET
5 389 (17.98%) SOAP
6 388 (17.93%) REST
7 387 (17.88%) RESTful
8 337 (15.57%) Spring
9 299 (13.82%) HTML5
10 266 (12.29%) JSON
11 245 (11.32%) jQuery
12 235 (10.86%) J2EE
13 204 (9.43%) Hibernate
14 188 (8.69%) ASP.NET
15 173 (7.99%) Ajax
16 153 (7.07%) JMS
17 143 (6.61%) WCF
18 128 (5.91%) JSP
19 126 (5.82%) AngularJS
20 122 (5.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 190 (8.78%) Open Source
2 153 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 118 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (5.13%) User Experience
5 97 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 79 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (2.26%) Data Structures
8 39 (1.80%) Social Media
9 37 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
10 36 (1.66%) iPad
11 33 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 28 (1.29%) Derivative
13 27 (1.25%) Digital Media
14 24 (1.11%) Data Integration
15 23 (1.06%) W3C
15 23 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
16 22 (1.02%) Online Games
17 21 (0.97%) N-Tier
17 21 (0.97%) Algorithms
18 20 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 435 (20.10%) Linux
2 236 (10.91%) UNIX
3 212 (9.80%) Windows
4 148 (6.84%) Android
5 122 (5.64%) Apple iOS
6 77 (3.56%) CentOS
7 51 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (1.62%) Ubuntu
9 28 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (1.06%) Debian
12 22 (1.02%) Solaris
13 18 (0.83%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.74%) AIX
15 15 (0.69%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.42%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
19 4 (0.18%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 997 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 562 (25.97%) TDD
3 425 (19.64%) Scrum
4 358 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
5 334 (15.43%) OO
6 299 (13.82%) MVC
7 288 (13.31%) BDD
8 283 (13.08%) SOA
9 212 (9.80%) DevOps
10 194 (8.96%) E-Commerce
11 145 (6.70%) Unit Testing
12 136 (6.28%) CRM
13 131 (6.05%) Software Engineering
14 111 (5.13%) ITIL
15 110 (5.08%) Configuration Management
16 109 (5.04%) Android Development
17 107 (4.94%) OOP
18 105 (4.85%) Kanban
19 100 (4.62%) Waterfall
20 99 (4.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 971 (44.87%) Java
2 669 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 567 (26.20%) SQL
4 353 (16.31%) C#
5 270 (12.48%) Ruby
6 203 (9.38%) Python
7 173 (7.99%) PHP
8 108 (4.99%) Bash Shell
9 96 (4.44%) Perl
9 96 (4.44%) Scala
10 82 (3.79%) PL/SQL
11 63 (2.91%) Shell Script
12 53 (2.45%) T-SQL
13 51 (2.36%) Groovy
14 50 (2.31%) Objective-C
15 43 (1.99%) C++
15 43 (1.99%) Apex Code
16 36 (1.66%) C
17 32 (1.48%) Korn
18 30 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 224 (10.35%) Degree
2 84 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 40 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.79%) ISEB
8 16 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.74%) CCNA
9 13 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.60%) CISSP
10 12 (0.55%) Sun Certification
10 12 (0.55%) CISM
10 12 (0.55%) CCSA
10 12 (0.55%) JNCIA
11 9 (0.42%) MCITP
11 9 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.37%) OCPJP
13 6 (0.28%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (9.75%) QA
2 12 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.42%) SLA
4 8 (0.37%) HL7
5 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.23%) DICOM
7 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.092%) WCAG
8 2 (0.092%) WAI
9 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 14443
9 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.046%) GxP
9 1 (0.046%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.046%) PAS 55
System Software
1 45 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.52%) Varnish
4 15 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (0.65%) Docker
5 14 (0.65%) vSphere
6 12 (0.55%) vCloud
7 11 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.14%) Xen
9 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.14%) Firmware
9 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.092%) HDFS
10 2 (0.092%) GridGain
10 2 (0.092%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.092%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.092%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 208 (9.61%) Puppet
2 149 (6.89%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (3.65%) Nagios
4 53 (2.45%) Ansible
5 37 (1.71%) Salt
6 33 (1.52%) Cacti
7 26 (1.20%) Vagrant
7 26 (1.20%) ZABBIX
8 20 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (0.69%) Kibana
10 13 (0.60%) collectd
11 12 (0.55%) HP UCMDB
11 12 (0.55%) Cobbler
12 10 (0.46%) Capistrano
13 8 (0.37%) logstash
13 8 (0.37%) SCOM
14 7 (0.32%) Zenoss
14 7 (0.32%) Opsview
15 6 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
15 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 362 (16.73%) Oracle
2 236 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 111 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 98 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
5 82 (3.79%) VMware
6 75 (3.47%) IBM
7 70 (3.23%) Google
8 45 (2.08%) Rackspace
9 44 (2.03%) HP
10 42 (1.94%) ServiceNow
11 41 (1.89%) SAP
12 38 (1.76%) TIBCO
13 35 (1.62%) Siebel
14 32 (1.48%) Adobe
15 31 (1.43%) ATG
16 29 (1.34%) Endeca
17 27 (1.25%) Perforce
17 27 (1.25%) Cisco
18 23 (1.06%) Zend
19 22 (1.02%) Informatica
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dagenham, Essex
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £330 - £370 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £144 - £145 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago