The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Northamptonshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 33 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.94% 2.30% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.43% 10.00% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £390 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -19.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.06% 22.99% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 35
Average daily rate £325 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Web Services
East Midlands

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
Northampton -1 7 £400 +60.00% 4
Towcester - - - -
Web Services
East Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) NFC
6 1 (11.11%) Groovy
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) EMV
6 1 (11.11%) LAMP
6 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) APACS
6 1 (11.11%) ISO 8583
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (11.11%) PaaS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) NFC
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EMV
1 1 (11.11%) APACS
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle