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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 49 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 23 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.80% 3.66% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.31% 14.29% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 6
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£363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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
141 189 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.15% 25.64% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 88
Average daily rate £398 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 26 (44.83%) Java
1 26 (44.83%) WebSphere
2 24 (41.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 23 (39.66%) J2EE
3 23 (39.66%) SQL
4 20 (34.48%) SOAP
5 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 18 (31.03%) Windows
6 17 (29.31%) Finance
7 16 (27.59%) .NET
8 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
9 14 (24.14%) HTML
9 14 (24.14%) UNIX
10 13 (22.41%) Linux
11 11 (18.97%) LDAP
11 11 (18.97%) C#
11 11 (18.97%) CSS
11 11 (18.97%) Change Management
12 10 (17.24%) DTS
12 10 (17.24%) OO
12 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
13 9 (15.52%) Eclipse
13 9 (15.52%) Spring
14 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
14 8 (13.79%) JBoss
14 8 (13.79%) XML
14 8 (13.79%) JSP
15 7 (12.07%) Python
15 7 (12.07%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (44.83%) WebSphere
2 24 (41.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (3.45%) Papyrus
3 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Exstream
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.72%) Route 53
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) LDAP
2 6 (10.34%) SSL
3 5 (8.62%) HTTP
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) DTS
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) OLAP
5 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.62%) Introscope
3 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.72%) MyEclipse
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Automotive
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Front Office
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Deployment Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Database Developer
4 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Quality Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Database Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Designer
7 2 (3.45%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) J2EE
2 20 (34.48%) SOAP
3 16 (27.59%) .NET
4 14 (24.14%) HTML
5 11 (18.97%) CSS
6 9 (15.52%) Spring
7 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
7 8 (13.79%) XML
7 8 (13.79%) JSP
8 7 (12.07%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (12.07%) WCF
9 6 (10.34%) jQuery
9 6 (10.34%) Java EE
9 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
10 5 (8.62%) JDBC
10 5 (8.62%) JNDI
10 5 (8.62%) WinForms
11 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
12 3 (5.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Clustering
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) DTV
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) UNIX
3 13 (22.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) AIX
4 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Change Management
2 10 (17.24%) OO
2 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
3 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.62%) MVC
4 5 (8.62%) High Availability
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) SOA
6 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.17%) Web Development
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.45%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (3.45%) Load Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Security Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.45%) Analytics
7 2 (3.45%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) SQL
3 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.97%) C#
5 7 (12.07%) Python
6 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.62%) Jython
7 5 (8.62%) Korn
7 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.45%) VBA
9 1 (1.72%) VB
9 1 (1.72%) Perl
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.72%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) JBoss
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) IBM
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle
5 3 (5.17%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) SumTotal
6 1 (1.72%) Saba
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