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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 22 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.64% 2.72% 15.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.63% 13.79% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +5.29%
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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
41 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.85% 19.73% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 18
Average daily rate £563 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Luton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) IIS
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) E-Commerce
3 13 (61.90%) SCCM
3 13 (61.90%) SCOM
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) DHCP
3 13 (61.90%) FTP
3 13 (61.90%) DNS
3 13 (61.90%) Akamai
4 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 7 (33.33%) DevOps
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) CRM
8 3 (14.29%) SAP
8 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) Electronics
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) Workflow
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (14.29%) Publishing

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (76.19%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) DHCP
1 13 (61.90%) FTP
1 13 (61.90%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
General
1 3 (14.29%) Electronics
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Web Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Web Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Siebel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) ODBC
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Tandem
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) E-Commerce
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) EAI
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Golang
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) SCCM
1 13 (61.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Akamai
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) KANA
4 2 (9.52%) hybris
5 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.76%) Siebel