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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 25 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.48% - 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.12% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
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£425 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.67 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.80% -12.50%
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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
59 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 27.57% 20.24% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 11 16
Average daily rate £400 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (69.57%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (65.22%) IIS
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
6 11 (47.83%) .NET
7 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) DevOps
8 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 8 (34.78%) DHCP
9 8 (34.78%) FTP
9 8 (34.78%) DNS
10 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
10 7 (30.43%) Akamai
10 7 (30.43%) SCCM
10 7 (30.43%) SCOM
10 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
11 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (26.09%) ITIL
11 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
12 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 5 (21.74%) C#
12 5 (21.74%) Java
12 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
12 5 (21.74%) OO
12 5 (21.74%) VB

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (65.22%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) Confluence
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.70%) CMS
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (69.57%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DHCP
1 8 (34.78%) FTP
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) MyEclipse
3 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
3 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
3 4 (17.39%) Log4Net
4 3 (13.04%) Artifactory
5 2 (8.70%) FinalBuilder
6 1 (4.35%) NUnit
6 1 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
1 4 (17.39%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Configuration Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Web Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Web Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Java EE
4 4 (17.39%) Ajax
4 4 (17.39%) ICEfaces
4 4 (17.39%) MSMQ
4 4 (17.39%) JSP
4 4 (17.39%) Struts
4 4 (17.39%) JSF
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) WPF
5 1 (4.35%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
2 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) RAD
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) UML
8 1 (4.35%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
1 7 (30.43%) SCOM
1 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Akamai
3 4 (17.39%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
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