The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 50 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.25% 3.47% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.96% 15.82% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 13
Average daily rate £325 £418 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.15% +67.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
Web Services
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 177 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.31% 21.91% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 109 93
Average daily rate £355 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 19 (35.19%) C#
3 16 (29.63%) SOAP
3 16 (29.63%) MVC
4 14 (25.93%) Finance
4 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.93%) WebSphere
5 13 (24.07%) J2EE
5 13 (24.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
5 13 (24.07%) HTTP
5 13 (24.07%) SSL
6 12 (22.22%) IBM
6 12 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (22.22%) JDBC
6 12 (22.22%) Python
6 12 (22.22%) Clustering
6 12 (22.22%) Jython
6 12 (22.22%) JNDI
6 12 (22.22%) Korn
6 12 (22.22%) WCF
6 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 11 (20.37%) CA Wily
7 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (20.37%) High Availability
7 11 (20.37%) Garbage Collection
8 10 (18.52%) SQL
8 10 (18.52%) Oracle
8 10 (18.52%) HTML
8 10 (18.52%) jQuery

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 14 (25.93%) WebSphere
2 13 (24.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.56%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.70%) SAS
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.85%) Confluence
5 1 (1.85%) Documentum
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) HTTP
1 13 (24.07%) SSL
2 8 (14.81%) Firewall
3 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) HTTPS
5 3 (5.56%) Extranet
5 3 (5.56%) Internet
5 3 (5.56%) Intranet
6 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.85%) LDAP
7 1 (1.85%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) GIS
4 2 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.85%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Introscope
2 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.70%) Fiddler
3 2 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Administrator
4 11 (20.37%) Architect
4 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (20.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (20.37%) WebSphere Administrator
5 9 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 9 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 8 (14.81%) C# Web Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Web Architect
8 4 (7.41%) C# WCF Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.41%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 16 (29.63%) SOAP
3 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
3 13 (24.07%) J2EE
4 12 (22.22%) JDBC
4 12 (22.22%) JNDI
4 12 (22.22%) WCF
4 12 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (18.52%) HTML
6 10 (18.52%) jQuery
7 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 8 (14.81%) XML
9 7 (12.96%) CSS
9 7 (12.96%) Middleware
10 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.56%) EJB
11 3 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Clustering
2 6 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.70%) SCADA
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) MVC
2 11 (20.37%) Garbage Collection
2 11 (20.37%) High Availability
3 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.11%) EAI
3 6 (11.11%) SOA
4 5 (9.26%) UML
5 4 (7.41%) OO
5 4 (7.41%) Scrum
5 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Web Development
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) SDLC
6 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.70%) API Design
7 2 (3.70%) Data Management
7 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.70%) ETL
7 2 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) C#
2 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 12 (22.22%) Jython
3 12 (22.22%) Korn
3 12 (22.22%) Python
4 10 (18.52%) SQL
5 6 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.85%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) IBM
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Remedy
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) Endeca
5 1 (1.85%) ESRI
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) SAP