The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 45 29 53
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing Web Services 33 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.06% 5.31% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.93% 20.20% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 13
Average daily rate £324 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £290 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 203 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.46% 26.30% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 80 77
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
Berkshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 31 (41.33%) .NET
2 29 (38.67%) Windows
3 27 (36.00%) C#
4 26 (34.67%) Java
5 22 (29.33%) SQL
5 22 (29.33%) XML
5 22 (29.33%) REST
6 21 (28.00%) JSON
6 21 (28.00%) OO
7 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 19 (25.33%) HTML
8 19 (25.33%) Spring
9 17 (22.67%) CSS
10 16 (21.33%) jQuery
11 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
12 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
12 13 (17.33%) SOAP
12 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
12 13 (17.33%) Internet
13 12 (16.00%) Ajax
14 11 (14.67%) HTML5
14 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
14 11 (14.67%) OOD
14 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
15 10 (13.33%) CSS3
15 10 (13.33%) Web Development
16 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (12.00%) IPTV

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.67%) CMS
4 4 (5.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (5.33%) Apache
4 4 (5.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Internet
2 5 (6.67%) HTTP
2 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.33%) LAN
3 4 (5.33%) LDAP
4 3 (4.00%) Firewall
4 3 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (2.67%) SSL
6 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.33%) VPN
6 1 (1.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.67%) IDOL
5 4 (5.33%) DTS
5 4 (5.33%) OLAP
5 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.67%) Redis
7 2 (2.67%) Voldemort
7 2 (2.67%) BigTable
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (10.67%) Subversion
3 6 (8.00%) Selenium
4 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.33%) Maven
6 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.00%) Ant
6 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.67%) Hudson
7 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.33%) RSpec
8 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.33%) Mockito
8 1 (1.33%) Hamcrest
8 1 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.00%) Finance
3 6 (8.00%) Publishing
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (56.00%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Development Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Mobile Web Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.33%) .NET
2 22 (29.33%) XML
2 22 (29.33%) REST
3 21 (28.00%) JSON
4 19 (25.33%) HTML
4 19 (25.33%) Spring
5 17 (22.67%) CSS
6 16 (21.33%) jQuery
7 13 (17.33%) SOAP
7 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
8 12 (16.00%) Ajax
9 11 (14.67%) HTML5
9 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (13.33%) CSS3
11 8 (10.67%) Sencha Touch
12 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
12 7 (9.33%) Hibernate
13 6 (8.00%) RESTful
13 6 (8.00%) WCF
13 6 (8.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) IPTV
2 8 (10.67%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.67%) Smartphone
4 4 (5.33%) VLE
5 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.67%) Clustering
6 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.67%) RIA
7 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.33%) Statistics
7 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.33%) Open Source
7 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (10.67%) Android
2 8 (10.67%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) OO
2 11 (14.67%) OOD
3 10 (13.33%) Web Development
4 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.00%) ITIL
5 8 (10.67%) SOA
5 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
5 8 (10.67%) Android Development
5 8 (10.67%) iOS Development
6 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.33%) TDD
6 7 (9.33%) Time Management
7 6 (8.00%) MVC
7 6 (8.00%) Workflow
7 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.00%) Document Management
8 5 (6.67%) Content Management
8 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.67%) Scrum
9 4 (5.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) C#
2 26 (34.67%) Java
3 22 (29.33%) SQL
4 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.33%) VBA
7 4 (5.33%) VBScript
8 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.33%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.33%) KVM
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
1 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.33%) nmon
3 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) IBM
2 8 (10.67%) Sencha
3 5 (6.67%) Meridio
4 4 (5.33%) Blackboard
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (2.67%) Remedy
6 2 (2.67%) HP
6 2 (2.67%) Google
7 1 (1.33%) Talend
7 1 (1.33%) Ektron
7 1 (1.33%) Akamai
7 1 (1.33%) JBoss
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Siebel
7 1 (1.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) Informatica
7 1 (1.33%) TIBCO