The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Middlesex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 25 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.94% 0.50% 5.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.13% 3.85% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
Average daily rate £500 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £350 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.02% 13.00% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 21
Average daily rate £315 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £351 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +92.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 1 (14.29%) Ceridian
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) VMware

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Route 53
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Web Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) SSADM
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) XPath
1 1 (14.29%) SQR
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Varnish
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
2 1 (14.29%) Cacti
2 1 (14.29%) Munin
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Ceridian
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) SAP