The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 36 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1180 1100 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.02% 4.53% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.31% 14.45% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 775 692
Average daily rate
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£413 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.91 £22.32 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7236 7612 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.79% 31.36% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5146 5486 5303
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 76 81
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Web Services
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +20 266 £425 - 94
Croydon +4 5 £300 -0.33% 2
Docklands, London +4 3 £550 +20.54%
Canary Wharf +20 2 £600 +31.14%
Hammersmith +5 2 £386 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £215 -28.33% 6
Hounslow +5 1 £500 +25.00% 1
Westminster +3 1 £360 -
Wimbledon -1 1 £500 +17.64%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Pinner - - - - 2
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Hayes - - - - 3
Bexley - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 908 (39.65%) Java
2 751 (32.79%) HTML
3 743 (32.45%) XML
4 703 (30.70%) JavaScript
5 588 (25.68%) TDD
6 581 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
7 580 (25.33%) SQL
8 578 (25.24%) .NET
9 510 (22.27%) CSS
10 495 (21.62%) C#
11 471 (20.57%) SOAP
12 422 (18.43%) Scrum
13 420 (18.34%) RESTful
14 411 (17.95%) Linux
15 395 (17.25%) Oracle
15 395 (17.25%) MVC
16 372 (16.24%) REST
17 371 (16.20%) SQL Server
18 370 (16.16%) JSON
19 352 (15.37%) Finance
20 343 (14.98%) Spring
21 337 (14.72%) OO
22 335 (14.63%) jQuery
23 326 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
24 309 (13.49%) BDD
25 289 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
26 286 (12.49%) SOA
27 282 (12.31%) ASP.NET
27 282 (12.31%) HTML5
28 259 (11.31%) Git (software)

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 184 (8.03%) Apache
2 152 (6.64%) Tomcat
3 133 (5.81%) IIS
4 103 (4.50%) Node.js
5 98 (4.28%) SharePoint
6 93 (4.06%) CMS
7 88 (3.84%) WebLogic
8 63 (2.75%) WebSphere
9 62 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
10 41 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 41 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 39 (1.70%) Confluence
11 39 (1.70%) nginx
12 32 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
13 30 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 30 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
13 30 (1.31%) Umbraco
14 29 (1.27%) Apache Solr
15 26 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
16 18 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 75 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.92%) MS Office
3 17 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.22%) Doxygen
7 5 (0.22%) MS Project
8 3 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.087%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.087%) Stata
10 1 (0.044%) SPSS
10 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.044%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.044%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 54 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.83%) Magento
3 16 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.57%) Workday HCM
5 11 (0.48%) SAP HR
5 11 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.44%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.13%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.087%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.087%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.087%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.087%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 289 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
2 60 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.62%) Amazon S3
4 34 (1.48%) SaaS
5 25 (1.09%) PaaS
6 23 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.00%) Force.com
7 16 (0.70%) IaaS
8 13 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.22%) GitHub
10 5 (0.22%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.17%) Heroku
12 3 (0.13%) Office 365
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.13%) Route 53
12 3 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (0.13%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.087%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 151 (6.59%) HTTP
2 81 (3.54%) Internet
3 38 (1.66%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.66%) LDAP
4 34 (1.48%) SSL
5 31 (1.35%) DNS
6 28 (1.22%) Firewall
7 27 (1.18%) HTTPS
8 22 (0.96%) FTP
9 19 (0.83%) Intranet
10 14 (0.61%) VPN
11 11 (0.48%) SSH
12 10 (0.44%) SNMP
13 8 (0.35%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.31%) RTSP
14 7 (0.31%) 4G
14 7 (0.31%) 3G
14 7 (0.31%) 2G
15 6 (0.26%) VoIP
15 6 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 240 (10.48%) MySQL
3 163 (7.12%) NoSQL
4 155 (6.77%) Relational Database
5 142 (6.20%) MongoDB
6 99 (4.32%) Oracle Database
7 92 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 83 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 80 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 64 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 53 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
12 49 (2.14%) Big Data
13 48 (2.10%) Hadoop
14 41 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 40 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
16 37 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
17 30 (1.31%) CouchDB
18 28 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 26 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 25 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 259 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 238 (10.39%) Subversion
3 212 (9.26%) Maven
4 208 (9.08%) Selenium
5 179 (7.82%) Cucumber
6 162 (7.07%) Jenkins
7 149 (6.51%) JUnit
8 141 (6.16%) Visual Studio
9 118 (5.15%) JIRA
10 109 (4.76%) Ant
11 82 (3.58%) SoapUI
12 81 (3.54%) NUnit
13 80 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 77 (3.36%) Hudson
15 76 (3.32%) WebDriver
16 70 (3.06%) TeamCity
17 68 (2.97%) Eclipse
18 51 (2.23%) Calabash
19 50 (2.18%) Xcode
20 47 (2.05%) WATIR
General
1 352 (15.37%) Finance
2 188 (8.21%) Banking
3 104 (4.54%) Retail
4 63 (2.75%) Investment Banking
5 62 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.01%) Games
7 45 (1.97%) Publishing
8 41 (1.79%) Marketing
9 32 (1.40%) Front Office
10 31 (1.35%) Advertising
11 24 (1.05%) Back Office
12 13 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.44%) Billing
15 8 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.31%) Legal
16 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.26%) Local Government
18 5 (0.22%) Law
19 4 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1328 (57.99%) Developer
2 305 (13.32%) Java Developer
3 198 (8.65%) .NET Developer
4 190 (8.30%) Senior Developer
5 157 (6.86%) Architect
6 141 (6.16%) Analyst
7 115 (5.02%) C# Developer
8 107 (4.67%) Tester
9 99 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 93 (4.06%) Consultant
11 81 (3.54%) iOS Developer
11 81 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
12 76 (3.32%) Web Developer
13 74 (3.23%) PHP Developer
14 71 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
15 61 (2.66%) Software Engineer
15 61 (2.66%) Test Analyst
16 56 (2.45%) Android Developer
17 51 (2.23%) Front-End Developer
18 48 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (32.79%) HTML
2 743 (32.45%) XML
3 578 (25.24%) .NET
4 510 (22.27%) CSS
5 471 (20.57%) SOAP
6 420 (18.34%) RESTful
7 372 (16.24%) REST
8 370 (16.16%) JSON
9 343 (14.98%) Spring
10 335 (14.63%) jQuery
11 282 (12.31%) HTML5
11 282 (12.31%) ASP.NET
12 230 (10.04%) J2EE
13 190 (8.30%) WCF
14 184 (8.03%) Ajax
15 180 (7.86%) Hibernate
16 174 (7.60%) .NET Framework
17 138 (6.03%) XSLT
18 137 (5.98%) CSS3
19 119 (5.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 159 (6.94%) Open Source
2 142 (6.20%) Mobile App
3 77 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 66 (2.88%) iPad
5 63 (2.75%) Social Media
6 57 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 35 (1.53%) iPhone
9 33 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
10 32 (1.40%) Digital Media
11 30 (1.31%) Data Integration
12 23 (1.00%) W3C
12 23 (1.00%) Management Information System
13 22 (0.96%) N-Tier
14 19 (0.83%) Blackberry
15 18 (0.79%) Video on Demand
15 18 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
16 17 (0.74%) Online Games
16 17 (0.74%) Cryptography
16 17 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 411 (17.95%) Linux
2 242 (10.57%) Windows
3 235 (10.26%) UNIX
4 164 (7.16%) Apple iOS
5 157 (6.86%) Android
6 43 (1.88%) CentOS
6 43 (1.88%) Solaris
7 29 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.05%) Debian
9 17 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.31%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.22%) AIX
15 4 (0.17%) HPUX
15 4 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.087%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (25.68%) TDD
2 581 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 422 (18.43%) Scrum
4 395 (17.25%) MVC
5 337 (14.72%) OO
6 326 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
7 309 (13.49%) BDD
8 286 (12.49%) SOA
9 210 (9.17%) E-Commerce
10 188 (8.21%) Unit Testing
11 179 (7.82%) DevOps
12 161 (7.03%) Test Automation
13 155 (6.77%) Software Engineering
14 152 (6.64%) Content Management
15 140 (6.11%) Web Development
16 132 (5.76%) CRM
16 132 (5.76%) OOP
17 129 (5.63%) UML
18 110 (4.80%) Project Management
19 109 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 908 (39.65%) Java
2 703 (30.70%) JavaScript
3 580 (25.33%) SQL
4 495 (21.62%) C#
5 210 (9.17%) PHP
5 210 (9.17%) Ruby
6 155 (6.77%) Python
7 104 (4.54%) T-SQL
8 99 (4.32%) Groovy
9 94 (4.10%) Objective-C
10 87 (3.80%) Perl
11 82 (3.58%) PL/SQL
12 76 (3.32%) Bash Shell
13 73 (3.19%) Shell Script
14 69 (3.01%) C++
15 66 (2.88%) Scala
16 55 (2.40%) XPath
17 51 (2.23%) C
18 38 (1.66%) PowerShell
19 37 (1.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 177 (7.73%) Degree
2 37 (1.62%) ISTQB
2 37 (1.62%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.27%) ISEB
4 26 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.22%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.22%) MCP
8 5 (0.22%) MCSD
9 4 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.13%) MCPD
10 3 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.13%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.13%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 3 (0.13%) MBA
11 2 (0.087%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (8.30%) QA
2 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.22%) SLA
4 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.044%) WCAG
6 1 (0.044%) WAI
6 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.044%) HL7
System Software
1 33 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.66%) Varnish
4 5 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.22%) vCloud
5 4 (0.17%) vSphere
5 4 (0.17%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.13%) Docker
7 2 (0.087%) HDFS
7 2 (0.087%) NFS
7 2 (0.087%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.087%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.044%) RACF
8 1 (0.044%) Samba
8 1 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.044%) Squid
8 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 144 (6.29%) Opscode Chef
2 139 (6.07%) Puppet
3 66 (2.88%) Nagios
4 31 (1.35%) Cacti
5 26 (1.14%) ZABBIX
5 26 (1.14%) Salt
6 24 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 24 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (0.87%) Ansible
8 17 (0.74%) Opsview
9 13 (0.57%) Capistrano
10 12 (0.52%) Vagrant
10 12 (0.52%) collectd
11 10 (0.44%) OpenSSO
12 8 (0.35%) CA SiteMinder
13 7 (0.31%) SCOM
14 5 (0.22%) Control-M
15 4 (0.17%) Ganglia
15 4 (0.17%) Zenoss
15 4 (0.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 395 (17.25%) Oracle
2 229 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 94 (4.10%) JBoss
4 65 (2.84%) IBM
5 64 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
6 59 (2.58%) Red Hat
7 48 (2.10%) ATG
8 43 (1.88%) Endeca
9 38 (1.66%) Zend
9 38 (1.66%) Perforce
10 36 (1.57%) VMware
10 36 (1.57%) Apple
11 35 (1.53%) Sitecore
12 32 (1.40%) SAP
13 31 (1.35%) HP
14 30 (1.31%) Google
14 30 (1.31%) Rackspace
15 25 (1.09%) Twitter
16 24 (1.05%) hybris
16 24 (1.05%) Adobe
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £593 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £260 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago