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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 27 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 39 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.65% 3.90% 3.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.75% 17.22% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£380 £313 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £261 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +26.72%
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
208 209 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.79% 22.62% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 108 89
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 32 (42.67%) C#
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.33%) .NET
4 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (28.00%) RESTful
5 20 (26.67%) Java
6 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
7 18 (24.00%) SQL
7 18 (24.00%) Finance
8 15 (20.00%) MVC
8 15 (20.00%) HTML
9 14 (18.67%) XML
9 14 (18.67%) Scrum
9 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
10 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
10 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
11 11 (14.67%) WCF
11 11 (14.67%) WPF
11 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
11 11 (14.67%) CMS
12 10 (13.33%) TDD
12 10 (13.33%) UNIX
12 10 (13.33%) Windows
12 10 (13.33%) Linux
12 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.33%) jQuery
13 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (12.00%) Client/Server

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (14.67%) CMS
2 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (5.33%) Apache
5 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (4.00%) iPlanet
5 3 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (4.00%) IIS
6 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.67%) Drupal
7 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.33%) Lync
7 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.33%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) SaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Office 365
4 1 (1.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.33%) Force.com
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) FTP
3 1 (1.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.33%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.33%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) DB2
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.33%) Subversion
3 4 (5.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.33%) Hudson
4 2 (2.67%) Maven
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Architect
4 8 (10.67%) Programmer
4 8 (10.67%) C# Programmer
4 8 (10.67%) Ab Initio Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
9 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) .NET
2 21 (28.00%) RESTful
3 15 (20.00%) HTML
4 14 (18.67%) XML
5 11 (14.67%) WCF
5 11 (14.67%) WPF
5 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (13.33%) jQuery
7 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (12.00%) CSS
8 8 (10.67%) SOAP
8 8 (10.67%) Entity Framework
8 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.67%) WF
10 5 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (6.67%) J2EE
11 4 (5.33%) Spring
11 4 (5.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.67%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) CMDB
3 2 (2.67%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Wiki
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) DataPower
4 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) UNIX
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
1 10 (13.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.00%) zOS
3 3 (4.00%) AIX
3 3 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.00%) MVC
3 14 (18.67%) Scrum
4 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
4 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.33%) TDD
6 8 (10.67%) System Testing
6 8 (10.67%) RAD
7 7 (9.33%) SOA
7 7 (9.33%) Low Latency
8 6 (8.00%) SDLC
8 6 (8.00%) Workflow
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 5 (6.67%) OO
9 5 (6.67%) DevOps
10 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.00%) Business Development
12 2 (2.67%) Build Automation
12 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) C#
2 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (26.67%) Java
4 18 (24.00%) SQL
5 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.67%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.33%) Python
8 5 (6.67%) Perl
9 4 (5.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.67%) C++
11 1 (1.33%) PHP
11 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.33%) XPath
11 1 (1.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) MCSD
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) Ab Initio
2 8 (10.67%) Telerik
3 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.33%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.33%) Talend
5 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.67%) HP
6 2 (2.67%) BMC
6 2 (2.67%) CA
7 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) Google
7 1 (1.33%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago