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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 33 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 33 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.33% 5.57% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.88% 21.01% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 48 9
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £375 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +19.22%
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
166 257 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.76% 26.49% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 200 101
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 32 (47.76%) C#
2 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
3 25 (37.31%) .NET
3 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (31.34%) SOAP
5 19 (28.36%) REST
6 17 (25.37%) Java
6 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.39%) Finance
8 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
8 14 (20.90%) SOA
9 13 (19.40%) HTML
9 13 (19.40%) Scrum
9 13 (19.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (19.40%) RESTful
10 12 (17.91%) Office 365
10 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
10 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
10 12 (17.91%) CSS
11 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
11 11 (16.42%) Node.js
11 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
12 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
12 10 (14.93%) C++
12 10 (14.93%) MAPI
12 10 (14.93%) TDD
12 10 (14.93%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (14.93%) Internet
13 9 (13.43%) Spring
13 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange

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 10 (14.93%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.46%) JBoss
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Boomi
3 1 (1.49%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) MPLS
3 2 (2.99%) PBX
3 2 (2.99%) PuTTY
3 2 (2.99%) VoIP
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
3 2 (2.99%) WLAN
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.49%) FTP
4 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) SSH
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.48%) GIS
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.94%) MSTest
4 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.96%) Selenium
4 6 (8.96%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.46%) SoapUI
6 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.97%) Hudson
6 4 (5.97%) Maven
6 4 (5.97%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.48%) Appium
7 3 (4.48%) JMeter
7 3 (4.48%) JUnit
8 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.99%) Subversion
8 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.99%) Toad
8 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.49%) DbUnit
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) French Language
2 8 (11.94%) German Language
2 8 (11.94%) Italian Language
2 8 (11.94%) Spanish Language
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Tester
5 5 (7.46%) Automation Tester
5 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.48%) SOA Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) .NET
2 21 (31.34%) SOAP
3 19 (28.36%) REST
4 13 (19.40%) HTML
4 13 (19.40%) RESTful
5 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
5 12 (17.91%) CSS
6 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
6 11 (16.42%) Node.js
7 10 (14.93%) MAPI
8 9 (13.43%) Spring
9 8 (11.94%) JSON
10 7 (10.45%) WCF
11 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.96%) jQuery
12 5 (7.46%) XML
13 4 (5.97%) Spring MVC
14 3 (4.48%) Apache Camel
14 3 (4.48%) Gherkin
14 3 (4.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
1 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) IVR
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.49%) DataPower
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) CentOS
4 1 (1.49%) Fedora
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) SOA
3 13 (19.40%) Scrum
4 10 (14.93%) TDD
4 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
5 9 (13.43%) Memory Management
5 9 (13.43%) OO
5 9 (13.43%) SDLC
6 8 (11.94%) B2B
6 8 (11.94%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 8 (11.94%) DevOps
6 8 (11.94%) MVC
6 8 (11.94%) OOD
7 7 (10.45%) BDD
7 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) C#
2 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.37%) Java
4 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
5 10 (14.93%) C++
6 9 (13.43%) VB.NET
6 9 (13.43%) VBScript
7 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.96%) Perl
8 6 (8.96%) SQL
9 3 (4.48%) Python
10 2 (2.99%) VB
11 1 (1.49%) Groovy
11 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) Degree
3 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) SDET
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) Docker
3 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) vCloud
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Puppet
2 6 (8.96%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) VMware
4 5 (7.46%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) CA
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Concur
5 1 (1.49%) Dell
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore