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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 43 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 24 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.03% 2.69% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.32% 10.64% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 6
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £415 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.67 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.80% -12.50%
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
131 188 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.56% 25.27% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 99 81
Average daily rate £400 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 2014, 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 24 (42.86%) Java
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
1 24 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 22 (39.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 21 (37.50%) J2EE
4 18 (32.14%) SOAP
5 17 (30.36%) Windows
5 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
5 17 (30.36%) Finance
6 14 (25.00%) HTML
6 14 (25.00%) .NET
7 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
7 13 (23.21%) UNIX
8 12 (21.43%) Linux
9 11 (19.64%) CSS
10 10 (17.86%) OO
11 9 (16.07%) LDAP
11 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
11 9 (16.07%) C#
11 9 (16.07%) Change Management
11 9 (16.07%) Spring
12 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.29%) JSP
12 8 (14.29%) XML
12 8 (14.29%) DTS
12 8 (14.29%) JBoss
13 7 (12.50%) Python
13 7 (12.50%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 24 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 22 (39.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Route 53
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) LDAP
2 6 (10.71%) SSL
3 5 (8.93%) HTTP
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) DTS
3 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.57%) DB2
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.79%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) OLAP
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.93%) Introscope
3 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.79%) MyEclipse
3 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Automotive
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Front Office
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Deployment Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Database Developer
4 5 (8.93%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Quality Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Database Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) QA Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) J2EE
2 18 (32.14%) SOAP
3 14 (25.00%) HTML
3 14 (25.00%) .NET
4 11 (19.64%) CSS
5 9 (16.07%) Spring
6 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 8 (14.29%) JSP
6 8 (14.29%) XML
7 7 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
8 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 6 (10.71%) Java EE
9 5 (8.93%) WCF
9 5 (8.93%) JNDI
9 5 (8.93%) JDBC
9 5 (8.93%) WinForms
10 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.36%) Ajax
12 2 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.93%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) DTV
2 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) UNIX
3 12 (21.43%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) AIX
4 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) OO
2 9 (16.07%) Change Management
3 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.71%) High Availability
5 5 (8.93%) MVC
5 5 (8.93%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Web Development
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.57%) Scrum
8 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.57%) SOA
8 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.57%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Security Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Java
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) C#
4 7 (12.50%) Python
5 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.93%) Korn
6 5 (8.93%) Jython
7 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.57%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.79%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) JBoss
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) IBM
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Remedy
5 1 (1.79%) SumTotal
5 1 (1.79%) Saba