The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 36 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 31 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.56% 5.09% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.32% 21.25% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 12
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£370 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £322 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
190 160 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.84% 23.95% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 91 81
Average daily rate £368 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Web Services
Buckinghamshire

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 38 (56.72%) WebSphere
2 33 (49.25%) Java
3 31 (46.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 30 (44.78%) SOAP
5 28 (41.79%) J2EE
6 23 (34.33%) Windows
7 21 (31.34%) LDAP
8 20 (29.85%) UNIX
8 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
9 19 (28.36%) SQL
10 18 (26.87%) HTML
10 18 (26.87%) Linux
11 17 (25.37%) CSS
12 16 (23.88%) Change Management
12 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
12 16 (23.88%) DTS
13 15 (22.39%) .NET
14 13 (19.40%) Finance
15 12 (17.91%) Migration
15 12 (17.91%) C#
16 11 (16.42%) XML
16 11 (16.42%) OO
16 11 (16.42%) Spring
17 10 (14.93%) Hibernate
17 10 (14.93%) Eclipse
18 9 (13.43%) JBoss
18 9 (13.43%) JSP
18 9 (13.43%) MVC
18 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
19 7 (10.45%) WCF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 38 (56.72%) WebSphere
2 31 (46.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) Papyrus
4 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Exstream
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) LDAP
2 6 (8.96%) SSL
3 5 (7.46%) HTTP
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.99%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
1 16 (23.88%) DTS
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.48%) DB2
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.46%) Introscope
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) Ant
4 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) MyEclipse
5 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Front Office
3 2 (2.99%) Automotive
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Analyst
3 16 (23.88%) Deployment Analyst
4 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.45%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Applications Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) SOAP
2 28 (41.79%) J2EE
3 18 (26.87%) HTML
4 17 (25.37%) CSS
5 15 (22.39%) .NET
6 11 (16.42%) XML
6 11 (16.42%) Spring
7 10 (14.93%) Hibernate
8 9 (13.43%) JSP
9 7 (10.45%) WCF
9 7 (10.45%) JDBC
10 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
10 6 (8.96%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (8.96%) jQuery
10 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.46%) JNDI
11 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.97%) REST
12 4 (5.97%) LINQ
12 4 (5.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Clustering
2 3 (4.48%) CESG
3 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.99%) Open Source
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) UNIX
3 18 (26.87%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) AIX
5 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Change Management
2 12 (17.91%) Migration
3 11 (16.42%) OO
4 9 (13.43%) MVC
4 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
5 7 (10.45%) SOA
6 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.46%) High Availability
7 4 (5.97%) CRM
7 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.48%) Web Development
8 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.48%) Scrum
9 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.99%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.99%) TDD
9 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.99%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.36%) SQL
4 12 (17.91%) C#
5 7 (10.45%) Python
6 5 (7.46%) Korn
6 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.46%) Jython
6 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.99%) VBA
7 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) JBoss
2 7 (10.45%) IBM
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Remedy
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) HP
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