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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 27 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.17% 4.17% 5.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 17.07% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Average daily rate £225 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
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
46 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.00% 24.40% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 18
Average daily rate £390 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £638 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.20 - £29.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) FogBugz
2 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) FogBugz
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) ETL Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Lead Architect
1 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix