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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 37 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 38 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.07% 2.30% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.57% 10.45% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 12
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£410 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +5.29%
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Berkshire

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
244 220 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.15% 22.02% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 135 95
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 33 (47.83%) .NET
2 26 (37.68%) XML
3 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
5 21 (30.43%) C#
6 18 (26.09%) Finance
7 17 (24.64%) MVC
7 17 (24.64%) SOAP
8 16 (23.19%) Java
9 15 (21.74%) HTML
9 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 15 (21.74%) Windows
9 15 (21.74%) TDD
10 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET
10 13 (18.84%) jQuery
11 11 (15.94%) Scrum
12 10 (14.49%) CMS
12 10 (14.49%) XML-RPC
12 10 (14.49%) Classic ASP
12 10 (14.49%) SQL
12 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
12 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
12 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
13 9 (13.04%) WebSphere
13 9 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (13.04%) COM+
13 9 (13.04%) Linux
14 8 (11.59%) OO
14 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
14 8 (11.59%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (14.49%) CMS
2 9 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (10.14%) Apache
5 5 (7.25%) Drupal
5 5 (7.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (5.80%) IIS
6 4 (5.80%) iPlanet
6 4 (5.80%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (4.35%) JBoss
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.90%) Liferay
8 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.45%) WordPress
9 1 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.45%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) MPLS
3 2 (2.90%) SDH
3 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.45%) LDAP
4 1 (1.45%) ATM
4 1 (1.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.45%) 3G
4 1 (1.45%) 4G
4 1 (1.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.90%) IDOL
5 1 (1.45%) OLAP
5 1 (1.45%) DTS
5 1 (1.45%) SQLite
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.14%) JUnit
4 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.80%) Maven
5 3 (4.35%) DbUnit
5 3 (4.35%) Mockito
5 3 (4.35%) jMock
6 2 (2.90%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 2 (2.90%) Toad
7 1 (1.45%) JMeter
7 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Tester
8 2 (2.90%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) .NET
2 26 (37.68%) XML
3 17 (24.64%) SOAP
4 15 (21.74%) HTML
5 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET
5 13 (18.84%) jQuery
6 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
6 10 (14.49%) Classic ASP
6 10 (14.49%) XML-RPC
7 9 (13.04%) COM+
7 9 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (11.59%) CSS
9 7 (10.14%) RESTful
9 7 (10.14%) Apache Camel
10 6 (8.70%) REST
11 5 (7.25%) WF
12 4 (5.80%) WPF
12 4 (5.80%) J2EE
12 4 (5.80%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Open Source
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) zOS
3 4 (5.80%) AIX
3 4 (5.80%) Solaris
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) UNIX
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) MVC
3 15 (21.74%) TDD
4 11 (15.94%) Scrum
5 8 (11.59%) OO
6 7 (10.14%) SOA
6 7 (10.14%) Project Management
7 6 (8.70%) Workflow
7 6 (8.70%) User Stories
8 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.35%) Kanban
10 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Web Development
10 3 (4.35%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.35%) Migration
10 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
2 21 (30.43%) C#
3 16 (23.19%) Java
4 10 (14.49%) SQL
5 3 (4.35%) PHP
6 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.90%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) XPath
7 1 (1.45%) PHP5
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) ZABBIX
1 3 (4.35%) Hyperic
1 3 (4.35%) logstash
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) OpenView
2 1 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.45%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) BEA
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.90%) Meridio
4 2 (2.90%) MetaSolv
4 2 (2.90%) Cramer
5 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Zend
5 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.45%) webMethods
5 1 (1.45%) BMC
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) EMC
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