The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 38 30 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing Web Services 26 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.96% 5.50% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.94% 20.68% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £393 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
Web Services
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 266 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.89% 26.60% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 130 72
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 26 (39.39%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) .NET
3 24 (36.36%) XML
4 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
4 23 (34.85%) C#
5 22 (33.33%) Windows
6 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
7 18 (27.27%) Web Development
7 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 17 (25.76%) SQL
9 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
9 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
10 15 (22.73%) SOAP
11 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (21.21%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (19.70%) Spring
12 13 (19.70%) Workflow
12 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
13 12 (18.18%) MS Office
13 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
14 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
14 11 (16.67%) OO
14 11 (16.67%) IDOL
14 11 (16.67%) Document Management
14 11 (16.67%) Meridio
14 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 14 (21.21%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.55%) CMS
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.52%) DNN
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.18%) MS Office
3 3 (4.55%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.52%) Tridion
2 1 (1.52%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) SaaS
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Force.com
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) LDAP
2 4 (6.06%) HTTP
3 3 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (16.67%) IDOL
4 8 (12.12%) OLAP
4 8 (12.12%) DTS
5 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.06%) MySQL
6 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) Voldemort
8 1 (1.52%) BigTable
8 1 (1.52%) Redis
8 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.52%) MS Access
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (1.52%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.12%) Maven
2 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.61%) JUnit
4 6 (9.09%) Selenium
4 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.58%) Ant
5 5 (7.58%) Subversion
5 5 (7.58%) JBehave
6 3 (4.55%) Zephyr
6 3 (4.55%) Gradle
6 3 (4.55%) JMeter
6 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.03%) Hudson
8 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (71.21%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Java Developer
2 14 (21.21%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Mobile Web Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Designer
8 2 (3.03%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) .NET
2 24 (36.36%) XML
3 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 15 (22.73%) SOAP
5 13 (19.70%) Spring
6 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 10 (15.15%) HTML
7 10 (15.15%) REST
8 9 (13.64%) CSS
8 9 (13.64%) Ajax
9 8 (12.12%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 7 (10.61%) HTML5
11 6 (9.09%) jQuery
12 5 (7.58%) J2EE
12 5 (7.58%) WCF
12 5 (7.58%) JSON
12 5 (7.58%) RESTful
13 4 (6.06%) CCXML
13 4 (6.06%) WPF
13 4 (6.06%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Open Source
2 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Derivative
4 1 (1.52%) IPTV
4 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.15%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.55%) UNIX
5 3 (4.55%) Android
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Debian
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) SUSE
7 1 (1.52%) CentOS
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Web Development
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.70%) Workflow
4 11 (16.67%) OO
4 11 (16.67%) Document Management
5 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.61%) TDD
7 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.09%) Content Management
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.09%) SOA
8 5 (7.58%) CRM
8 5 (7.58%) Scrum
9 4 (6.06%) BDD
9 4 (6.06%) Time Management
9 4 (6.06%) MVC
9 4 (6.06%) Migration
9 4 (6.06%) OOD
10 3 (4.55%) Android Development
10 3 (4.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) Java
2 23 (34.85%) C#
3 17 (25.76%) SQL
4 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (3.03%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
1 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.52%) Nagios
3 1 (1.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Meridio
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) Sencha
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) Zend
5 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) Talend
6 1 (1.52%) Percona
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Informatica
6 1 (1.52%) Google
6 1 (1.52%) Akamai
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