The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 25 32 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.67% 3.06% 12.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 15.38% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.29%
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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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.67% 19.90% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 9
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Luton region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Telnet
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Telnet
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) EJB
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP