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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 22 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 67 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.79% 4.31% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.27% 17.87% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 20
Average daily rate £448 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £258 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
Web Services
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
237 207 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.01% 24.13% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 123 144
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 49 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.51%) Linux
3 38 (35.85%) Java
4 32 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (28.30%) Python
6 29 (27.36%) RESTful
7 27 (25.47%) JavaScript
7 27 (25.47%) Configuration Management
7 27 (25.47%) Puppet
7 27 (25.47%) logstash
7 27 (25.47%) Graphite
8 22 (20.75%) .NET
8 22 (20.75%) Apache
9 21 (19.81%) MySQL
10 20 (18.87%) SQL
11 19 (17.92%) HTTP
11 19 (17.92%) SSL
11 19 (17.92%) Big Data
12 18 (16.98%) REST
12 18 (16.98%) DNS
12 18 (16.98%) LDAP
13 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
13 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
13 17 (16.04%) VMware
13 17 (16.04%) Degree
13 17 (16.04%) DevOps
14 16 (15.09%) LAMP
14 16 (15.09%) SOAP
14 16 (15.09%) JBoss
15 15 (14.15%) High Availability

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (20.75%) Apache
2 16 (15.09%) JBoss
3 13 (12.26%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (12.26%) nginx
3 13 (12.26%) OpenStack
3 13 (12.26%) Tomcat
3 13 (12.26%) WebLogic
4 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.55%) WebSphere
6 6 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (5.66%) IIS
6 6 (5.66%) Node.js
7 2 (1.89%) CMS
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.94%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.94%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.92%) HTTP
1 19 (17.92%) SSL
2 18 (16.98%) DNS
2 18 (16.98%) LDAP
3 13 (12.26%) SMTP
4 7 (6.60%) SSH
5 6 (5.66%) FTP
5 6 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.72%) DHCP
7 4 (3.77%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.83%) LAN
9 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.89%) Internet
9 2 (1.89%) Network Security
9 2 (1.89%) WAN
10 1 (0.94%) 802.15
10 1 (0.94%) Firewall
10 1 (0.94%) SAN
10 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.94%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) MySQL
2 19 (17.92%) Big Data
3 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (7.55%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.55%) Riak
6 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.89%) DB2
8 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.94%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) Maven
2 9 (8.49%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.55%) Ant
3 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.60%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.72%) Selenium
6 3 (2.83%) JUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Build Forge
7 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.94%) JBehave
8 1 (0.94%) JIRA
8 1 (0.94%) JMeter
8 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Electronics
3 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (42.45%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (16.98%) AWS Engineer
4 17 (16.04%) .NET Developer
5 15 (14.15%) Architect
5 15 (14.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 13 (12.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (12.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (12.26%) SQL Developer
7 12 (11.32%) Java Developer
7 12 (11.32%) Support Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) VMware Support Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) Linux Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Linux Scripter
10 7 (6.60%) Applications Architect
10 7 (6.60%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.36%) RESTful
2 22 (20.75%) .NET
3 18 (16.98%) REST
4 16 (15.09%) LAMP
4 16 (15.09%) SOAP
5 14 (13.21%) jQuery
6 13 (12.26%) ELK Stack
6 13 (12.26%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (12.26%) MCollective
6 13 (12.26%) Sensu
7 12 (11.32%) CSS
7 12 (11.32%) XML
8 10 (9.43%) HTML
9 9 (8.49%) AngularJS
9 9 (8.49%) JSON
10 8 (7.55%) WCF
11 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET
11 7 (6.60%) HTML5
12 6 (5.66%) CSS3
12 6 (5.66%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.60%) DataPower
5 4 (3.77%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.89%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (41.51%) Linux
2 14 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (12.26%) CentOS
3 13 (12.26%) Ubuntu
4 9 (8.49%) Windows
5 8 (7.55%) Unix
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.94%) AIX
9 1 (0.94%) Solaris
9 1 (0.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.47%) Configuration Management
3 17 (16.04%) DevOps
4 15 (14.15%) High Availability
5 14 (13.21%) TDD
6 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.38%) MVC
8 10 (9.43%) Project Management
9 9 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (8.49%) Scrum
9 9 (8.49%) Secure Coding
10 8 (7.55%) SDLC
11 7 (6.60%) Business Continuity
11 7 (6.60%) Business Development
11 7 (6.60%) CRM
11 7 (6.60%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.60%) Document Management
11 7 (6.60%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.60%) Information Governance
12 6 (5.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.85%) Java
2 30 (28.30%) Python
3 27 (25.47%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.87%) SQL
5 14 (13.21%) C#
5 14 (13.21%) Perl
6 13 (12.26%) Bash Shell
7 12 (11.32%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.60%) Ruby
9 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.83%) PHP
11 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.94%) C
12 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.89%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
2 7 (6.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (12.26%) qmail
1 13 (12.26%) Squid
2 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (25.47%) Graphite
1 27 (25.47%) logstash
1 27 (25.47%) Puppet
2 14 (13.21%) Cacti
2 14 (13.21%) collectd
2 14 (13.21%) Ganglia
2 14 (13.21%) Nagios
2 14 (13.21%) ZABBIX
3 13 (12.26%) Ansible
3 13 (12.26%) Terraform
4 4 (3.77%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
1 17 (16.04%) VMware
2 13 (12.26%) Splunk
3 9 (8.49%) IBM
4 6 (5.66%) Ab Initio
5 5 (4.72%) CA
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle
5 5 (4.72%) Sony
6 4 (3.77%) ATG
6 4 (3.77%) Citrix
6 4 (3.77%) HP
6 4 (3.77%) hybris
6 4 (3.77%) SAP
7 2 (1.89%) Altiris
7 2 (1.89%) Talend
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe
8 1 (0.94%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.94%) Zend
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