The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 31 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.66% 0.97% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 5.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £383 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.64% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.20%
Web Services
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 19.92% 19.32% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 5
Average daily rate £370 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (40.00%) Subversion
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) UML
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) XSLT
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) CentOS
6 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 4 (26.67%) HAProxy
6 4 (26.67%) iptables
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) Spring
8 2 (13.33%) Java EE
8 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
8 2 (13.33%) Retail
8 2 (13.33%) RedPrairie

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) Java EE
4 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) LESS
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) XHTML
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HAProxy
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) RedPrairie
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter
3 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Akamai
3 1 (6.67%) Google