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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 23 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 57 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.77% 3.56% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.27% 14.63% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +26.72%
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
209 123 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.82% 24.31% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 75 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £382 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 12
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +19 56 £300 -14.28% 14
Durham -17 1 £300 +20.00%
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 52 (58.43%) SQL
2 48 (53.93%) Java
3 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (35.96%) .NET
5 27 (30.34%) C#
6 26 (29.21%) SOAP
7 25 (28.09%) Open Source
8 24 (26.97%) Oracle
8 24 (26.97%) TDD
8 24 (26.97%) Finance
9 22 (24.72%) Linux
10 20 (22.47%) XML
10 20 (22.47%) J2EE
10 20 (22.47%) BDD
10 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
10 20 (22.47%) RESTful
11 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
12 18 (20.22%) Shell Script
12 18 (20.22%) Informatica
12 18 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (20.22%) QA
13 17 (19.10%) Problem Management
13 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
13 17 (19.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
13 17 (19.10%) Ant
13 17 (19.10%) WebLogic
13 17 (19.10%) ITIL
13 17 (19.10%) Service Management
14 16 (17.98%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (19.10%) WebLogic
2 10 (11.24%) AquaLogic
3 4 (4.49%) Apache
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) LDAP
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.98%) NoSQL
3 15 (16.85%) MongoDB
4 12 (13.48%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
6 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.12%) MySQL
10 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Ant
2 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.87%) Selenium
4 5 (5.62%) WATIR
4 5 (5.62%) Sahi
4 5 (5.62%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.12%) LSMW
6 1 (1.12%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (40.45%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) Analyst
3 14 (15.73%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.87%) QA Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Programmer
7 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.62%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Linux Support
8 4 (4.49%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Informatica Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (2.25%) Development Consultant
10 2 (2.25%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.96%) .NET
2 26 (29.21%) SOAP
3 20 (22.47%) XML
3 20 (22.47%) J2EE
3 20 (22.47%) RESTful
4 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
5 13 (14.61%) JMS
5 13 (14.61%) jQuery
6 11 (12.36%) Middleware
6 11 (12.36%) HTML
7 10 (11.24%) JNDI
7 10 (11.24%) CSS
7 10 (11.24%) JDBC
8 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.74%) Java EE
9 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.62%) Java SE
10 5 (5.62%) Java EE 5
11 4 (4.49%) WCF
11 4 (4.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Clustering
2 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.25%) VME
4 1 (1.12%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.09%) Open Source
3 24 (26.97%) TDD
4 20 (22.47%) BDD
5 18 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
6 17 (19.10%) Problem Management
6 17 (19.10%) Service Management
6 17 (19.10%) ITIL
7 16 (17.98%) Project Management
8 13 (14.61%) SOA
9 12 (13.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (11.24%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (11.24%) High Availability
10 10 (11.24%) CRM
10 10 (11.24%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.99%) Integration Testing
11 8 (8.99%) MVC
12 7 (7.87%) SDLC
12 7 (7.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (58.43%) SQL
2 48 (53.93%) Java
3 27 (30.34%) C#
4 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.22%) Shell Script
6 17 (19.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 11 (12.36%) PL/SQL
8 9 (10.11%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.49%) Ruby
9 4 (4.49%) Python
10 2 (2.25%) COBOL
10 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.12%) ABAP
11 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) VB
11 1 (1.12%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) OCAJ
3 5 (5.62%) OCP
3 5 (5.62%) OCA
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) QA
2 16 (17.98%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Oracle
2 18 (20.22%) Informatica
3 10 (11.24%) Red Hat
3 10 (11.24%) HP
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.25%) Google
5 2 (2.25%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
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