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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 23 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.13% 2.62% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.96% 17.65% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £315 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £353 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.11% 14.85% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 18
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) JSP
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) IBM

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Route 53
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (9.09%) JasperReports
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Design Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) DHTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
2 1 (9.09%) Cacti
2 1 (9.09%) Munin
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase