The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 23 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.57% 3.24% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 17.07% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £500 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +22.92%
Web Services
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.32% 18.98% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 18
Average daily rate £333 £345 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Middlesex region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Middlesex region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (81.82%) XML
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (36.36%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) SSH
7 2 (18.18%) Spring
7 2 (18.18%) Maven
7 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
7 2 (18.18%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
7 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Wiki
7 2 (18.18%) Blog
7 2 (18.18%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
7 2 (18.18%) Jenkins

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
1 2 (18.18%) Log4j
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Perl Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
5 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) XML
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
6 2 (18.18%) RESTEasy
6 2 (18.18%) JAX-WS
6 2 (18.18%) Apache CXF
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Wiki
1 2 (18.18%) Blog
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (18.18%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) EMC
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft