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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 14 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.21% 1.55% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 11.11% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
Web Services
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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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
55 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.07% 13.99% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 24
Average daily rate £400 £369 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -12.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Android
6 3 (16.67%) Android SDK
6 3 (16.67%) Android Development
7 2 (11.11%) ForgeRock
7 2 (11.11%) OpenIDM
7 2 (11.11%) OpenAM
7 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SSH
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) Android SDK
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) JSP
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) JSR 170
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) LINQ
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) VMS
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITSM
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) Android Development
3 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) RUP
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) XenApp
1 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) OpenIDM
1 2 (11.11%) OpenAM
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) OpenSSO
2 1 (5.56%) collectd
2 1 (5.56%) Opsview
2 1 (5.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) ForgeRock
2 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) EMC
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) NetApp
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Akamai
3 1 (5.56%) F5