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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 40 40 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 36 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.03% 4.24% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.91% 16.08% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -16.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £248 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
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
201 286 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.51% 26.36% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 172 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £38.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.44% +92.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 34 (50.75%) .NET
2 30 (44.78%) XML
3 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
4 22 (32.84%) Java
5 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
6 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
6 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (26.87%) Windows
8 17 (25.37%) C#
8 17 (25.37%) SQL
9 16 (23.88%) SOAP
10 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
11 13 (19.40%) OO
11 13 (19.40%) Web Development
11 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
12 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
12 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (16.42%) MVC
13 11 (16.42%) Finance
13 11 (16.42%) Linux
13 11 (16.42%) Open Source
13 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (16.42%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (14.93%) MS Office
14 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
14 10 (14.93%) HTML
14 10 (14.93%) Workflow
15 9 (13.43%) XML-RPC
15 9 (13.43%) JUnit
15 9 (13.43%) COM+

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
2 11 (16.42%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (7.46%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.99%) Drupal
5 2 (2.99%) CMS
5 2 (2.99%) Liferay
6 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.49%) WordPress
6 1 (1.49%) nginx
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Office
2 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.49%) Tridion
2 1 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.49%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Force.com
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) LDAP
2 4 (5.97%) HTTP
2 4 (5.97%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) SDH
3 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.99%) MPLS
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) 4G
4 1 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.49%) ATM
4 1 (1.49%) 3G
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (11.94%) IDOL
4 5 (7.46%) MySQL
4 5 (7.46%) OLAP
4 5 (7.46%) DTS
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.49%) MS Access
7 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.43%) JUnit
3 6 (8.96%) Selenium
4 5 (7.46%) Maven
4 5 (7.46%) JBehave
4 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.48%) JMeter
5 3 (4.48%) Subversion
5 3 (4.48%) Ant
5 3 (4.48%) Zephyr
5 3 (4.48%) JIRA
5 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.48%) Gradle
6 2 (2.99%) Toad
7 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.49%) RSpec
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) CRM Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.48%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Programmer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (2.99%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (2.99%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.75%) .NET
2 30 (44.78%) XML
3 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
4 16 (23.88%) SOAP
5 10 (14.93%) HTML
6 9 (13.43%) Classic ASP
6 9 (13.43%) COM+
6 9 (13.43%) CSS
6 9 (13.43%) XML-RPC
6 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
7 8 (11.94%) Ajax
7 8 (11.94%) JMS
8 7 (10.45%) REST
9 6 (8.96%) J2EE
9 6 (8.96%) jQuery
10 5 (7.46%) WCF
10 5 (7.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 4 (5.97%) VXML
11 4 (5.97%) XSLT
11 4 (5.97%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Open Source
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) IPTV
5 1 (1.49%) Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (16.42%) Linux
4 5 (7.46%) UNIX
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) Debian
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) CentOS
6 1 (1.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) OO
2 13 (19.40%) Web Development
3 11 (16.42%) MVC
4 10 (14.93%) Workflow
5 8 (11.94%) Document Management
5 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.94%) CRM
5 8 (11.94%) SOA
6 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.46%) OOD
7 5 (7.46%) TDD
8 4 (5.97%) Migration
8 4 (5.97%) Content Management
8 4 (5.97%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.48%) BDD
9 3 (4.48%) Functional Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.37%) C#
3 17 (25.37%) SQL
4 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.97%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) PHP5
8 2 (2.99%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.99%) C
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) SOQL
9 1 (1.49%) SOSL
9 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.49%) OpenView
2 1 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Meridio
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.48%) Zend
6 2 (2.99%) MetaSolv
6 2 (2.99%) Cramer
6 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.99%) BEA
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) EMC
7 1 (1.49%) BMC
7 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.49%) VMware
7 1 (1.49%) Percona
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