The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Luton 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 25 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 9 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.46% 12.35% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.95% 55.56% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £335 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.30% 22.22% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 12
Average daily rate £325 £363 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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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 30 July 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) IIS
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (33.33%) DevOps
6 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Confluence
7 4 (26.67%) ICEfaces
7 4 (26.67%) Java EE
7 4 (26.67%) MyEclipse
7 4 (26.67%) Analytics
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) JSF
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (26.67%) Web Development
7 4 (26.67%) JIRA
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Confluence
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (26.67%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) MyEclipse
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
4 3 (20.00%) Log4Net
4 3 (20.00%) Artifactory
4 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.67%) FinalBuilder
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) ICEfaces
4 4 (26.67%) Java EE
4 4 (26.67%) JSF
4 4 (26.67%) Ajax
4 4 (26.67%) JSP
4 4 (26.67%) Struts
5 3 (20.00%) MSMQ
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) XSD
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) RAD
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Akamai