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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank - 24 25
Contract jobs citing Web Services 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 1.27% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.90% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
Web Services
Bedfordshire

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
28 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.73% 18.35% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 26
Average daily rate £588 £613 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.08% +63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £425
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 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) FogBugz
2 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (50.00%) FogBugz
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) ETL Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA