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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 40 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1133 1141 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.70% 4.55% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.50% 14.49% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 834 714
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £23.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £58.75 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -21.19%
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
7308 7875 7778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.35% 31.42% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5235 5674 5457
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 17 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 17 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 17 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 +6 240 £400 -5.88% 100
Hammersmith +3 5 £406 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £270 - 2
Docklands, London +15 3 £540 -4.00%
Wimbledon +1 2 £438 +16.66%
Croydon -4 2 £355 +14.33% 2
Uxbridge - 2 £373 - 1
Westminster -2 1 £360 -
Hounslow -2 1 £500 +12.67% 3
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Harrow - 1 - - 3
Hayes - - - - 2
Chessington - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 2
Ruislip - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 2
Upminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 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 1028 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
2 910 (39.22%) Java
3 760 (32.76%) HTML
4 721 (31.08%) XML
5 715 (30.82%) JavaScript
6 607 (26.16%) TDD
7 579 (24.96%) SQL
8 533 (22.97%) .NET
9 522 (22.50%) CSS
10 466 (20.09%) Linux
10 466 (20.09%) C#
11 440 (18.97%) RESTful
12 435 (18.75%) MVC
13 422 (18.19%) Scrum
14 420 (18.10%) Oracle
15 404 (17.41%) SOAP
16 369 (15.91%) REST
17 368 (15.86%) OO
18 353 (15.22%) JSON
19 345 (14.87%) SQL Server
20 342 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
21 340 (14.66%) Finance
22 339 (14.61%) Spring
23 338 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
24 316 (13.62%) jQuery
25 314 (13.53%) BDD
26 302 (13.02%) HTML5
27 298 (12.84%) Git (software)
28 294 (12.67%) SOA
29 274 (11.81%) ASP.NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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
1 210 (9.05%) Apache
2 162 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 138 (5.95%) IIS
4 97 (4.18%) Node.js
5 96 (4.14%) WebLogic
6 95 (4.09%) SharePoint
7 80 (3.45%) CMS
8 76 (3.28%) WebSphere
9 58 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
10 44 (1.90%) nginx
11 43 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 42 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
13 36 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 36 (1.55%) Confluence
14 31 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
15 30 (1.29%) Apache Solr
16 26 (1.12%) Umbraco
17 24 (1.03%) Jetty
17 24 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
18 20 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 91 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.91%) MS Office
3 15 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.56%) MS Project
6 10 (0.43%) Doxygen
7 7 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.086%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.086%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.043%) SPSS
10 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.043%) Stata
10 1 (0.043%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.043%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 51 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.65%) Workday HCM
3 13 (0.56%) SAP HR
3 13 (0.56%) Magento
4 10 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.34%) WebTrends
6 8 (0.34%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 3 (0.13%) RMDS
9 2 (0.086%) TIBCO iProcess
9 2 (0.086%) Siebel Analytics
9 2 (0.086%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.086%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 338 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
3 59 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (2.33%) Amazon S3
5 35 (1.51%) Force.com
6 24 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.95%) SaaS
8 20 (0.86%) PaaS
9 17 (0.73%) IaaS
10 15 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (0.47%) GitHub
11 11 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (0.26%) Heroku
13 4 (0.17%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.13%) Office 365
14 3 (0.13%) Route 53
14 3 (0.13%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 153 (6.59%) HTTP
2 84 (3.62%) Internet
3 49 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 40 (1.72%) Firewall
5 39 (1.68%) DNS
5 39 (1.68%) SSL
6 31 (1.34%) LDAP
7 29 (1.25%) HTTPS
8 22 (0.95%) VPN
9 17 (0.73%) FTP
10 16 (0.69%) Intranet
11 12 (0.52%) SNMP
11 12 (0.52%) SAN
12 10 (0.43%) SSH
13 8 (0.34%) RTSP
14 7 (0.30%) SPDY
14 7 (0.30%) DHCP
15 6 (0.26%) AMQP
15 6 (0.26%) DMZ
15 6 (0.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (14.87%) SQL Server
2 264 (11.38%) MySQL
3 158 (6.81%) NoSQL
4 142 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 132 (5.69%) MongoDB
6 104 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 88 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 57 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 56 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 48 (2.07%) Big Data
12 46 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
13 43 (1.85%) Hadoop
14 38 (1.64%) RDBMS
15 37 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (1.29%) Redis
17 30 (1.29%) CouchDB
18 27 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 27 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 298 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 247 (10.65%) Subversion
3 226 (9.74%) Maven
4 168 (7.24%) Selenium
5 162 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 159 (6.85%) JUnit
7 151 (6.51%) Cucumber
8 149 (6.42%) Visual Studio
9 124 (5.34%) JIRA
10 91 (3.92%) Ant
11 84 (3.62%) NUnit
12 78 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 75 (3.23%) Hudson
14 74 (3.19%) TeamCity
14 74 (3.19%) Eclipse
15 69 (2.97%) SoapUI
16 57 (2.46%) WebDriver
17 55 (2.37%) Xcode
18 44 (1.90%) Calabash
19 39 (1.68%) Mockito
General
1 340 (14.66%) Finance
2 186 (8.02%) Banking
3 110 (4.74%) Retail
4 78 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 70 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.24%) Games
6 52 (2.24%) Front Office
7 44 (1.90%) Publishing
8 43 (1.85%) Marketing
9 35 (1.51%) Advertising
10 20 (0.86%) Back Office
11 15 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.47%) Billing
14 10 (0.43%) Legal
15 9 (0.39%) Local Government
16 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.30%) Law
18 6 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1368 (58.97%) Developer
2 321 (13.84%) Java Developer
3 195 (8.41%) Senior Developer
4 173 (7.46%) .NET Developer
5 143 (6.16%) Architect
6 136 (5.86%) Analyst
7 103 (4.44%) C# Developer
8 90 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 88 (3.79%) Consultant
10 85 (3.66%) iOS Developer
11 84 (3.62%) PHP Developer
12 82 (3.53%) Tester
13 74 (3.19%) Web Developer
14 71 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
15 70 (3.02%) Software Engineer
16 68 (2.93%) Android Developer
17 66 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
18 58 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
19 48 (2.07%) Test Analyst
20 43 (1.85%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 760 (32.76%) HTML
2 721 (31.08%) XML
3 533 (22.97%) .NET
4 522 (22.50%) CSS
5 440 (18.97%) RESTful
6 404 (17.41%) SOAP
7 369 (15.91%) REST
8 353 (15.22%) JSON
9 339 (14.61%) Spring
10 316 (13.62%) jQuery
11 302 (13.02%) HTML5
12 274 (11.81%) ASP.NET
13 258 (11.12%) J2EE
14 193 (8.32%) Ajax
15 181 (7.80%) Hibernate
16 174 (7.50%) WCF
17 146 (6.29%) .NET Framework
18 128 (5.52%) XSLT
19 126 (5.43%) CSS3
20 121 (5.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 181 (7.80%) Open Source
2 134 (5.78%) Mobile App
3 133 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (4.66%) User Experience
5 95 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 64 (2.76%) iPad
7 60 (2.59%) Social Media
8 57 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
10 35 (1.51%) iPhone
11 32 (1.38%) Digital Media
12 29 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 24 (1.03%) W3C
13 24 (1.03%) N-Tier
14 22 (0.95%) Market Risk
15 21 (0.91%) Replication
15 21 (0.91%) Fixed Income
16 20 (0.86%) Data Integration
17 19 (0.82%) Video on Demand
17 19 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 466 (20.09%) Linux
2 263 (11.34%) Windows
3 257 (11.08%) UNIX
4 167 (7.20%) Android
5 155 (6.68%) Apple iOS
6 58 (2.50%) CentOS
7 52 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (1.55%) Solaris
9 25 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (0.86%) Debian
12 14 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.30%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.30%) AIX
16 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.17%) HPUX
16 4 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1028 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
2 607 (26.16%) TDD
3 435 (18.75%) MVC
4 422 (18.19%) Scrum
5 368 (15.86%) OO
6 342 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
7 314 (13.53%) BDD
8 294 (12.67%) SOA
9 241 (10.39%) E-Commerce
10 197 (8.49%) DevOps
11 194 (8.36%) Unit Testing
12 150 (6.47%) Software Engineering
13 142 (6.12%) CRM
14 138 (5.95%) Web Development
15 136 (5.86%) OOP
16 133 (5.73%) Project Management
17 127 (5.47%) Content Management
18 119 (5.13%) Test Automation
19 115 (4.96%) Configuration Management
20 114 (4.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 910 (39.22%) Java
2 715 (30.82%) JavaScript
3 579 (24.96%) SQL
4 466 (20.09%) C#
5 231 (9.96%) PHP
6 205 (8.84%) Ruby
7 171 (7.37%) Python
8 100 (4.31%) Scala
9 89 (3.84%) Perl
9 89 (3.84%) Objective-C
10 86 (3.71%) Groovy
11 84 (3.62%) T-SQL
12 83 (3.58%) PL/SQL
13 80 (3.45%) Shell Script
14 77 (3.32%) Bash Shell
15 66 (2.84%) C++
16 55 (2.37%) C
17 49 (2.11%) XPath
18 47 (2.03%) PowerShell
19 42 (1.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 182 (7.84%) Degree
2 34 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.38%) ISTQB
4 27 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.86%) ISEB
7 12 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.52%) CCNA
8 10 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.34%) JNCIA
9 8 (0.34%) CISM
9 8 (0.34%) CCSA
9 8 (0.34%) CISSP
10 5 (0.22%) MCSD
10 5 (0.22%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (8.32%) QA
2 8 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.26%) SLA
5 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.13%) HL7
5 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.086%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.043%) PAS 55
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 43 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.99%) Varnish
4 9 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (0.39%) vCloud
4 9 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.34%) vSphere
5 8 (0.34%) Docker
6 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.17%) HDFS
8 3 (0.13%) Cygwin
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.086%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.086%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.086%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.086%) KVM
10 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.043%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 170 (7.33%) Puppet
2 166 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (2.84%) Nagios
4 32 (1.38%) Cacti
5 30 (1.29%) Ansible
6 27 (1.16%) Salt
7 23 (0.99%) ZABBIX
8 19 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 18 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.52%) Vagrant
11 11 (0.47%) Opsview
11 11 (0.47%) Capistrano
12 9 (0.39%) collectd
12 9 (0.39%) SCOM
13 7 (0.30%) Zenoss
14 6 (0.26%) Control-M
14 6 (0.26%) OpenSSO
15 5 (0.22%) CA LISA
15 5 (0.22%) Tivoli
16 4 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 420 (18.10%) Oracle
2 254 (10.95%) Microsoft
3 109 (4.70%) JBoss
4 86 (3.71%) Red Hat
5 79 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
6 75 (3.23%) IBM
7 60 (2.59%) VMware
8 47 (2.03%) ATG
9 40 (1.72%) Zend
9 40 (1.72%) Endeca
9 40 (1.72%) Perforce
10 38 (1.64%) Google
11 36 (1.55%) HP
12 31 (1.34%) Siebel
13 30 (1.29%) Rackspace
14 29 (1.25%) Sitecore
15 28 (1.21%) SAP
16 26 (1.12%) Apple
16 26 (1.12%) Sybase
17 25 (1.08%) hybris
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