The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 27 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.08% 3.28% 7.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 14.29% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £475 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.43%
Web Services
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.71% 22.95% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
Median daily rate £410 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) CRM
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (58.33%) Presales
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (58.33%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) SAP
4 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Case Management
5 5 (41.67%) Yammer
5 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 5 (41.67%) Office 365
5 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 5 (41.67%) Data Management
5 5 (41.67%) Document Management
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (16.67%) JBoss
4 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
1 5 (41.67%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) CRM Architect
2 5 (41.67%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) CRM
1 8 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Presales
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Case Management
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
4 5 (41.67%) Document Management
4 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (58.33%) SAP
3 5 (41.67%) Infor
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) webMethods