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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 27 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.57% 4.76% 6.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.34% 22.50% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
29 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.18% 21.16% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 7
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 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#
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) CRM
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 10 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 8 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) SAP
3 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (58.33%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (58.33%) Presales
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 5 (41.67%) Data Management
5 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (41.67%) Yammer
5 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business

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