The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 47 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 23 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.88% 2.95% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.50% 13.41% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £270 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £540 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -
Web Services
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
219 82 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.44% 21.98% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 40 44
Average daily rate £352 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.28% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 15
Average hourly rate £24.66 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -20 20 £331 -33.75% 15
Durham - 3 £225 -
Northumberland - - - - 1
Teesside - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (68.25%) SQL
2 40 (63.49%) C#
3 33 (52.38%) .NET
4 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 28 (44.44%) XML
5 26 (41.27%) Java
6 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET
7 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
7 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
8 22 (34.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (31.75%) jQuery
10 19 (30.16%) Windows
11 18 (28.57%) SOAP
12 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
13 15 (23.81%) REST
13 15 (23.81%) Finance
14 14 (22.22%) VB.NET
14 14 (22.22%) HTTP
15 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
15 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
15 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (17.46%) Oracle
16 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
17 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (15.87%) Spring
17 10 (15.87%) UNIX
17 10 (15.87%) MS Office
17 10 (15.87%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.70%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (7.94%) AquaLogic
4 4 (6.35%) JBoss
5 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.17%) Apache
7 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.59%) Drupal
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.59%) Jetty
7 1 (1.59%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.87%) MS Office
3 8 (12.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) HTTP
2 7 (11.11%) Extranet
3 4 (6.35%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.59%) VPN
5 1 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) DHCP
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 22 (34.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (12.70%) MySQL
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Subversion
2 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.52%) PHPUnit
3 6 (9.52%) Selenium
4 4 (6.35%) Ant
4 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.17%) JUnit
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Front Office
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 9 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 8 (12.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Informatica Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Scala Developer
9 1 (1.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Consultant
9 1 (1.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) .NET
2 28 (44.44%) XML
3 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET
4 20 (31.75%) jQuery
5 18 (28.57%) SOAP
6 15 (23.81%) REST
7 10 (15.87%) Spring
7 10 (15.87%) J2EE
7 10 (15.87%) MDX
8 8 (12.70%) WCF
9 7 (11.11%) Symfony
9 7 (11.11%) MooTools
9 7 (11.11%) HTML
9 7 (11.11%) CSS
10 6 (9.52%) Middleware
10 6 (9.52%) JMS
10 6 (9.52%) YAML
10 6 (9.52%) WF
10 6 (9.52%) JSON
10 6 (9.52%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) Open Source
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) DTV
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) UNIX
2 10 (15.87%) Linux
3 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.35%) HPUX
5 1 (1.59%) VME
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.87%) Data Management
4 9 (14.29%) OOP
4 9 (14.29%) OO
4 9 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.29%) TDD
4 9 (14.29%) Web Design
5 8 (12.70%) B2B
6 7 (11.11%) BDD
6 7 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 7 (11.11%) SOA
6 7 (11.11%) Service Management
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (7.94%) Change Management
8 4 (6.35%) MVC
9 3 (4.76%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.76%) High Availability
10 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) SQL
2 40 (63.49%) C#
3 26 (41.27%) Java
4 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 10 (15.87%) VBA
6 10 (15.87%) VBScript
6 10 (15.87%) VB
7 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
7 8 (12.70%) PHP
8 7 (11.11%) PHP5
8 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 6 (9.52%) C++
9 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
9 6 (9.52%) Python
9 6 (9.52%) Ruby
10 4 (6.35%) C
10 4 (6.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (3.17%) Scala
12 1 (1.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) OCAJ
3 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) OCP
3 1 (1.59%) OCA
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) KVM
2 1 (1.59%) RHEV
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) OpenView
2 1 (1.59%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
3 8 (12.70%) HP
4 7 (11.11%) Informatica
5 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) Zend
7 1 (1.59%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix