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 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 43 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 34 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.51% 3.48% 4.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.55% 16.51% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £192 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
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
251 218 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.90% 21.08% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 136 91
Average daily rate £375 £333 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 May 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 5 May 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 32 (45.71%) C#
2 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) .NET
4 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
5 21 (30.00%) RESTful
6 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
7 17 (24.29%) Java
7 17 (24.29%) Scrum
8 16 (22.86%) HTML
9 15 (21.43%) SQL
10 14 (20.00%) TDD
11 13 (18.57%) MVC
11 13 (18.57%) Finance
11 13 (18.57%) XML
11 13 (18.57%) jQuery
11 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
11 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
12 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
12 12 (17.14%) SOAP
12 12 (17.14%) CMS
13 11 (15.71%) Windows
13 11 (15.71%) WPF
14 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 9 (12.86%) SOA
15 9 (12.86%) CSS
15 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
15 9 (12.86%) WCF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 12 (17.14%) CMS
2 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.71%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (5.71%) iPlanet
5 4 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (5.71%) IIS
5 4 (5.71%) Apache
6 3 (4.29%) JBoss
6 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.29%) Drupal
6 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.43%) Liferay
8 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.43%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.71%) Big Data
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.86%) DB2
5 1 (1.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.14%) JUnit
5 4 (5.71%) Maven
5 4 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (4.29%) jMock
6 3 (4.29%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.29%) DbUnit
6 3 (4.29%) Mockito
7 2 (2.86%) JIRA
7 2 (2.86%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.43%) JMeter
8 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) C# Developer
3 9 (12.86%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Programmer
5 6 (8.57%) Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) C# Programmer
6 5 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.71%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Ab Initio Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
8 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 21 (30.00%) RESTful
3 16 (22.86%) HTML
4 13 (18.57%) XML
4 13 (18.57%) jQuery
5 12 (17.14%) SOAP
6 11 (15.71%) WPF
7 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (12.86%) WCF
8 9 (12.86%) CSS
8 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
9 8 (11.43%) Entity Framework
9 8 (11.43%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.57%) Spring
12 5 (7.14%) WF
12 5 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (5.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.57%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (5.71%) Open Source
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.43%) CMDB
6 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) UNIX
4 4 (5.71%) AIX
4 4 (5.71%) Solaris
4 4 (5.71%) zOS
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.29%) Scrum
3 14 (20.00%) TDD
4 13 (18.57%) MVC
5 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
6 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.86%) SOA
8 8 (11.43%) Project Management
9 6 (8.57%) RAD
9 6 (8.57%) System Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Workflow
10 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.14%) User Stories
10 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.71%) Low Latency
11 4 (5.71%) BDD
11 4 (5.71%) Kanban
11 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.71%) OO
12 2 (2.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) C#
2 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.29%) Java
4 15 (21.43%) SQL
5 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.71%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) ZABBIX
1 3 (4.29%) Hyperic
1 3 (4.29%) logstash
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Telerik
2 6 (8.57%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.71%) Talend
3 4 (5.71%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Google
5 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) BMC
6 1 (1.43%) CA
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) webMethods
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