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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 41 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 26 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.07% 4.00% 3.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.44% 14.18% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 24
Average daily rate
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£424 £350 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.07% +30.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £400 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £33.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -0.73%
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
209 282 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.70% 28.23% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 158 128
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £262 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +87.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £38.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 28 (45.16%) .NET
2 26 (41.94%) XML
3 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 17 (27.42%) Finance
5 16 (25.81%) Java
5 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
5 16 (25.81%) SOAP
6 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.97%) Windows
7 13 (20.97%) HTML
8 12 (19.35%) SQL
9 11 (17.74%) C#
9 11 (17.74%) CSS
9 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
9 11 (17.74%) MVC
10 10 (16.13%) XML-RPC
10 10 (16.13%) Classic ASP
10 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 10 (16.13%) jQuery
10 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 9 (14.52%) OO
11 9 (14.52%) COM+
11 9 (14.52%) TDD
12 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
12 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
13 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
13 7 (11.29%) Open Source
13 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
13 7 (11.29%) Degree
13 7 (11.29%) Apache Camel

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.29%) Apache
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (6.45%) CMS
4 4 (6.45%) Drupal
5 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.84%) JBoss
5 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 3 (4.84%) iPlanet
5 3 (4.84%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.61%) Liferay
7 1 (1.61%) WordPress
7 1 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.61%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (3.23%) MPLS
3 2 (3.23%) SDH
3 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) 4G
4 1 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.61%) ATM
4 1 (1.61%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) IDOL
2 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.23%) OLAP
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.23%) DTS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.29%) JUnit
2 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.84%) DbUnit
4 3 (4.84%) jMock
4 3 (4.84%) Mockito
4 3 (4.84%) Subversion
4 3 (4.84%) Maven
5 2 (3.23%) Toad
5 2 (3.23%) Zephyr
5 2 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 7 (11.29%) Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.45%) CRM Developer
6 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) .NET
2 26 (41.94%) XML
3 16 (25.81%) SOAP
4 13 (20.97%) HTML
5 11 (17.74%) CSS
5 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
6 10 (16.13%) XML-RPC
6 10 (16.13%) Classic ASP
6 10 (16.13%) jQuery
7 9 (14.52%) COM+
8 7 (11.29%) Apache Camel
9 6 (9.68%) REST
10 5 (8.06%) HTML5
11 4 (6.45%) J2EE
11 4 (6.45%) JMS
11 4 (6.45%) Ajax
11 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.45%) RESTful
12 3 (4.84%) Apache CXF
12 3 (4.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Open Source
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) zOS
4 3 (4.84%) AIX
4 3 (4.84%) Solaris
5 2 (3.23%) Debian
5 2 (3.23%) UNIX
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) MVC
3 9 (14.52%) OO
3 9 (14.52%) TDD
4 7 (11.29%) Scrum
4 7 (11.29%) Project Management
5 6 (9.68%) CRM
5 6 (9.68%) SOA
5 6 (9.68%) User Stories
5 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.45%) OOD
7 4 (6.45%) BDD
7 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.45%) Web Development
8 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.84%) Kanban
8 3 (4.84%) Workflow
8 3 (4.84%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.81%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) SQL
4 11 (17.74%) C#
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) PHP5
7 1 (1.61%) XPath
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) vSphere
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) ZABBIX
1 3 (4.84%) logstash
1 3 (4.84%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.61%) OpenView
2 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.61%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.84%) Zend
2 3 (4.84%) Meridio
2 3 (4.84%) VMware
3 2 (3.23%) MetaSolv
3 2 (3.23%) Cramer
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.23%) BEA
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) EMC
4 1 (1.61%) BMC
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.61%) webMethods
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