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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 34 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.18% 6.34% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.41% 26.56% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 52 21
Median daily rate £408 £448 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-22.76% +57.74%

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
147 241 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.47% 23.86% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 163 142
Median daily rate £375 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 £27.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.03% +4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £13.70 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) REST
4 12 (25.00%) .NET
5 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 11 (22.92%) SOAP
5 11 (22.92%) SOA
6 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.83%) Windows
6 10 (20.83%) Oracle
6 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 8 (16.67%) HTML
8 8 (16.67%) CRM
8 8 (16.67%) JSON
8 8 (16.67%) QA
8 8 (16.67%) SoapUI
9 7 (14.58%) Public Cloud
9 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
9 7 (14.58%) ERP
9 7 (14.58%) CSS
9 7 (14.58%) XML
9 7 (14.58%) Migration
9 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.50%) Scrum
10 6 (12.50%) UML
10 6 (12.50%) Project Management
10 6 (12.50%) Selenium

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) JBoss
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.08%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.08%) nginx
5 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) MS Project
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.08%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.42%) IaaS
3 5 (10.42%) PaaS
4 2 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle CX
4 2 (4.17%) SaaS
4 2 (4.17%) SoftLayer
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DNS
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
1 4 (8.33%) SMTP
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) OLTP
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 6 (12.50%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) JUnit
3 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.08%) NUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Integration Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Azure Developer
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) WCF Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.17%) SOA Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) REST
2 12 (25.00%) .NET
3 11 (22.92%) SOAP
4 8 (16.67%) HTML
4 8 (16.67%) JSON
5 7 (14.58%) CSS
5 7 (14.58%) XML
6 5 (10.42%) RESTful
6 5 (10.42%) WCF
7 4 (8.33%) HTML5
7 4 (8.33%) J2EE
7 4 (8.33%) Middleware
7 4 (8.33%) OSGi
7 4 (8.33%) Spring
8 3 (6.25%) CSS3
8 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.25%) jQuery
9 2 (4.17%) Ajax
9 2 (4.17%) Java EE
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Life Science
3 2 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.17%) PMI
3 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.25%) Android
4 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) SOA
3 8 (16.67%) CRM
4 7 (14.58%) ERP
4 7 (14.58%) Migration
4 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.50%) Project Management
5 6 (12.50%) Scrum
5 6 (12.50%) UML
6 5 (10.42%) BDD
6 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.42%) TDD
6 5 (10.42%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.33%) MSF
7 4 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Java
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) C#
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) Scala
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.17%) PMP
4 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.08%) ISEB
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) IFRS
2 1 (2.08%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe
2 2 (4.17%) BMC
2 2 (4.17%) Capita
2 2 (4.17%) IBM
2 2 (4.17%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.17%) Remedy
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.08%) Sony