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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 36 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 31 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.95% 4.39% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.25% 19.16% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 12
Median daily rate £375 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £329 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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
161 214 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.51% 22.94% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 160 89
Median daily rate £388 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 July 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 28 July 2016, 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 25 (40.98%) C#
2 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.07%) .NET
4 19 (31.15%) SOAP
4 19 (31.15%) REST
5 14 (22.95%) RESTful
5 14 (22.95%) Java
5 14 (22.95%) Finance
6 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
7 12 (19.67%) HTML
8 11 (18.03%) CSS
8 11 (18.03%) Scrum
8 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
8 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
8 11 (18.03%) SDLC
9 10 (16.39%) SOA
10 9 (14.75%) Linux
10 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
10 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
10 9 (14.75%) DevOps
10 9 (14.75%) JSON
11 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
11 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (13.11%) Office 365
11 8 (13.11%) Puppet
11 8 (13.11%) SQL

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 7 (11.48%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.20%) JBoss
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.28%) IIS
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Boomi
4 1 (1.64%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) HTTP
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) FTP
3 2 (3.28%) LAN
3 2 (3.28%) LDAP
3 2 (3.28%) MPLS
3 2 (3.28%) PBX
3 2 (3.28%) SSH
3 2 (3.28%) SSL
3 2 (3.28%) VoIP
3 2 (3.28%) VPN
3 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) WLAN
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.64%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.28%) GIS
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
1 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.48%) MSTest
3 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) Selenium
3 6 (9.84%) SpecFlow
4 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.56%) Hudson
4 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.92%) Appium
5 3 (4.92%) JMeter
5 3 (4.92%) Maven
6 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) French Language
2 5 (8.20%) German Language
2 5 (8.20%) Italian Language
2 5 (8.20%) Spanish Language
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.48%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Tester
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.28%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) .NET
2 19 (31.15%) REST
2 19 (31.15%) SOAP
3 14 (22.95%) RESTful
4 12 (19.67%) HTML
5 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
5 11 (18.03%) CSS
6 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
6 9 (14.75%) JSON
7 7 (11.48%) Node.js
7 7 (11.48%) Spring
7 7 (11.48%) XML
8 6 (9.84%) jQuery
8 6 (9.84%) MAPI
9 5 (8.20%) WCF
10 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
11 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.92%) Gherkin
11 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
11 3 (4.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) DataPower
5 2 (3.28%) IVR
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.64%) CentOS
3 1 (1.64%) Fedora
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.03%) Scrum
2 11 (18.03%) SDLC
3 10 (16.39%) SOA
4 9 (14.75%) DevOps
5 8 (13.11%) MVC
5 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.48%) B2B
6 7 (11.48%) BDD
6 7 (11.48%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.48%) OOD
6 7 (11.48%) TDD
7 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.84%) OO
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.20%) Memory Management
8 5 (8.20%) Test Management
9 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) C#
2 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.95%) Java
4 8 (13.11%) SQL
5 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.84%) C++
6 6 (9.84%) Perl
7 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.20%) VBScript
8 3 (4.92%) Python
9 2 (3.28%) VB
10 1 (1.64%) Groovy
10 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 4 (6.56%) SDET
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) Docker
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) vCloud
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Puppet
2 6 (9.84%) CFEngine
3 2 (3.28%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Ansible
4 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) CA
5 2 (3.28%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Concur
6 1 (1.64%) Dell
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.64%) SmartCo
6 1 (1.64%) Sony