The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 18 April 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 North East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 47 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.60% 2.97% 5.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.06% 15.52% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 18
Average daily rate £269 £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £320 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 58 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.84% 19.14% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 31 63
Average daily rate £250 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
England

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -18 16 £269 -2.27% 14
Durham -2 1 - -
Northumberland - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 17 (65.38%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Oracle
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) XML
5 8 (30.77%) Ajax
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
6 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
6 7 (26.92%) Struts
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) SOA
7 6 (23.08%) J2EE
7 6 (23.08%) Linux
7 6 (23.08%) EJB
7 6 (23.08%) SOAP
7 6 (23.08%) JSON
7 6 (23.08%) jQuery
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
8 5 (19.23%) Spring
8 5 (19.23%) JSF
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) JBoss
8 5 (19.23%) DHTML
8 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
9 4 (15.38%) Middleware
9 4 (15.38%) Eclipse

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) WordPress
3 3 (11.54%) AquaLogic
3 3 (11.54%) Drupal
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) IMAP
1 3 (11.54%) SMTP
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SOA Designer
6 1 (3.85%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) XML
2 8 (30.77%) Ajax
3 7 (26.92%) Struts
4 6 (23.08%) J2EE
4 6 (23.08%) EJB
4 6 (23.08%) SOAP
4 6 (23.08%) JSON
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 5 (19.23%) Spring
5 5 (19.23%) JSF
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
5 5 (19.23%) DHTML
6 4 (15.38%) Middleware
6 4 (15.38%) JSP
6 4 (15.38%) Servlets
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 3 (11.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) HPUX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
2 6 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Web Development
3 3 (11.54%) MVC
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.54%) User Stories
4 2 (7.69%) RAD
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) KVM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) JBoss
4 3 (11.54%) hybris
4 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) webMethods
6 1 (3.85%) Lagan
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) HP