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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
England / Midlands
Rank 15 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.80% 0.61% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 7.69% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £600 - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +56.36%

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
24 13 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.20% 7.93% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
Median daily rate £450 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) REST
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (60.00%) MySQL
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) Django
4 6 (60.00%) Scala
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (60.00%) CSS3
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (60.00%) Play Framework
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP

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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) DataStage
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 5 (50.00%) C# Architect
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Architect
3 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Technical Architect
4 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Lead Architect
4 3 (30.00%) Lead C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (20.00%) Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) REST
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) CSS3
3 6 (60.00%) Django
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 6 (60.00%) Play Framework
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) SOLID
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) Scala
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) COBOL
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO