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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 28 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 32 54 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.54% 5.29% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.82% 23.08% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 12
Median daily rate £400 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £385 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.43%
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
170 234 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.11% 22.92% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 193 101
Median daily rate £388 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 31 (49.21%) C#
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 23 (36.51%) .NET
4 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (31.75%) SOAP
6 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.81%) REST
8 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 14 (22.22%) SOA
8 14 (22.22%) Java
9 13 (20.63%) HTML
10 12 (19.05%) Finance
10 12 (19.05%) Office 365
11 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
11 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (17.46%) CSS
12 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
12 10 (15.87%) C++
12 10 (15.87%) MAPI
12 10 (15.87%) Internet
13 9 (14.29%) TDD
13 9 (14.29%) Scrum
13 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 9 (14.29%) VBScript
13 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
13 9 (14.29%) Oracle
13 9 (14.29%) Linux
13 9 (14.29%) RESTful
13 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 9 (14.29%) JSON

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 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (9.52%) JBoss
4 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.76%) Apache
6 2 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.59%) CMS
7 1 (1.59%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.59%) Boomi
4 1 (1.59%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) MPLS
2 2 (3.17%) PBX
2 2 (3.17%) PuTTY
2 2 (3.17%) VoIP
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) WLAN
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) GIS
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.70%) Selenium
3 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.52%) MSTest
4 6 (9.52%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.94%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.35%) JUnit
7 3 (4.76%) Appium
7 3 (4.76%) Maven
8 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.17%) JMeter
8 2 (3.17%) Subversion
8 2 (3.17%) Toad
8 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.59%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.59%) jMock
9 1 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) French Language
2 8 (12.70%) German Language
2 8 (12.70%) Italian Language
2 8 (12.70%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Developer
2 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Tester
4 6 (9.52%) Automation Tester
4 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.76%) SOA Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (36.51%) .NET
2 20 (31.75%) SOAP
3 15 (23.81%) REST
4 13 (20.63%) HTML
5 11 (17.46%) CSS
6 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
6 10 (15.87%) MAPI
7 9 (14.29%) JSON
7 9 (14.29%) Node.js
7 9 (14.29%) RESTful
8 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.11%) jQuery
9 7 (11.11%) Spring
9 7 (11.11%) XML
10 6 (9.52%) WCF
11 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.35%) Middleware
12 3 (4.76%) Ajax
12 3 (4.76%) HTML5
12 3 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.17%) IVR
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) CentOS
4 1 (1.59%) Fedora
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) SOA
3 9 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 9 (14.29%) Scrum
3 9 (14.29%) TDD
4 8 (12.70%) BDD
4 8 (12.70%) OO
4 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
5 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 7 (11.11%) DevOps
5 7 (11.11%) OOD
5 7 (11.11%) SDLC
6 6 (9.52%) B2B
6 6 (9.52%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 6 (9.52%) MVC
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.35%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) C#
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.22%) Java
4 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
5 10 (15.87%) C++
6 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 9 (14.29%) VBScript
7 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 7 (11.11%) SQL
8 6 (9.52%) Perl
9 2 (3.17%) Python
9 2 (3.17%) VB
10 1 (1.59%) Groovy
10 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
2 4 (6.35%) SDET
3 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) vCloud
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Puppet
2 6 (9.52%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) Concur
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore