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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 50 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 31 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.05% 3.32% 3.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.86% 13.15% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 24
Median daily rate £415 £415 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
241 251 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.67% 25.28% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 165 139
Median daily rate £400 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 48 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.33%) Java
3 42 (43.30%) Linux
4 34 (35.05%) RESTful
5 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
6 32 (32.99%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (31.96%) Python
8 27 (27.84%) Puppet
9 26 (26.80%) logstash
9 26 (26.80%) Graphite
9 26 (26.80%) Configuration Management
10 24 (24.74%) .NET
10 24 (24.74%) REST
11 20 (20.62%) MySQL
12 19 (19.59%) JBoss
12 19 (19.59%) Apache
13 18 (18.56%) Degree
14 17 (17.53%) DevOps
14 17 (17.53%) HTTP
14 17 (17.53%) SOAP
15 16 (16.49%) C#
15 16 (16.49%) LDAP
15 16 (16.49%) SSL
15 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
16 15 (15.46%) Maven
16 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
16 15 (15.46%) SQL
16 15 (15.46%) XML
16 15 (15.46%) Big Data
16 15 (15.46%) Jenkins

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 19 (19.59%) Apache
1 19 (19.59%) JBoss
2 14 (14.43%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (13.40%) nginx
3 13 (13.40%) OpenStack
3 13 (13.40%) Tomcat
3 13 (13.40%) WebLogic
4 11 (11.34%) Node.js
5 7 (7.22%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.06%) IIS
10 1 (1.03%) SAP Portal
10 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (1.03%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.99%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.15%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.03%) Boomi
4 1 (1.03%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.53%) HTTP
2 16 (16.49%) LDAP
2 16 (16.49%) SSL
3 13 (13.40%) DNS
3 13 (13.40%) SMTP
4 6 (6.19%) Internet
5 3 (3.09%) FTP
5 3 (3.09%) SSH
6 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.03%) 802.15
7 1 (1.03%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.03%) Firewall
7 1 (1.03%) LAN
7 1 (1.03%) SAN
7 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.03%) VPN
7 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.03%) Wireless
7 1 (1.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) MySQL
2 15 (15.46%) Big Data
3 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.25%) Riak
5 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.06%) GIS
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.03%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.03%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Jenkins
1 15 (15.46%) Maven
2 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.25%) Ant
4 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.19%) Selenium
6 4 (4.12%) Hudson
6 4 (4.12%) JMeter
7 3 (3.09%) JUnit
8 2 (2.06%) Build Forge
8 2 (2.06%) MSTest
8 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.03%) JBehave
9 1 (1.03%) JIRA
9 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.03%) Subversion
9 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) French Language
2 4 (4.12%) German Language
2 4 (4.12%) Italian Language
2 4 (4.12%) Spanish Language
2 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Electronics
3 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Developer
2 20 (20.62%) Java Developer
2 20 (20.62%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (18.56%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 13 (13.40%) Support Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) VMware Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) VMware Support Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Architect
7 10 (10.31%) SQL Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Applications Support
8 9 (9.28%) Linux Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Linux Support Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior Big Data Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.05%) RESTful
2 24 (24.74%) .NET
2 24 (24.74%) REST
3 17 (17.53%) SOAP
4 15 (15.46%) XML
5 14 (14.43%) CSS
5 14 (14.43%) LAMP
6 13 (13.40%) ELK Stack
6 13 (13.40%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (13.40%) MCollective
6 13 (13.40%) Sensu
7 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
8 10 (10.31%) HTML
8 10 (10.31%) jQuery
8 10 (10.31%) JSON
8 10 (10.31%) Spring
9 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.22%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.22%) WCF
11 6 (6.19%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.06%) DataPower
4 2 (2.06%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.03%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.30%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (13.40%) CentOS
3 13 (13.40%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.09%) Unix
5 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.80%) Configuration Management
3 17 (17.53%) DevOps
4 14 (14.43%) High Availability
4 14 (14.43%) Unit Testing
5 13 (13.40%) TDD
6 12 (12.37%) Scrum
7 11 (11.34%) SDLC
8 9 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (9.28%) MVC
9 7 (7.22%) Business Continuity
9 7 (7.22%) Document Management
9 7 (7.22%) Information Governance
9 7 (7.22%) Secure Coding
10 6 (6.19%) CRM
10 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.12%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.33%) Java
2 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
3 31 (31.96%) Python
4 16 (16.49%) C#
5 15 (15.46%) SQL
6 13 (13.40%) Bash Shell
6 13 (13.40%) Perl
7 7 (7.22%) Ruby
8 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.15%) C++
10 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.12%) VBScript
11 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.06%) VB
12 1 (1.03%) C
12 1 (1.03%) Groovy
12 1 (1.03%) PHP
12 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) qmail
1 13 (13.40%) Squid
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.03%) vCloud
2 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (27.84%) Puppet
2 26 (26.80%) Graphite
2 26 (26.80%) logstash
3 14 (14.43%) Ansible
4 13 (13.40%) Cacti
4 13 (13.40%) collectd
4 13 (13.40%) Ganglia
4 13 (13.40%) Nagios
4 13 (13.40%) Terraform
4 13 (13.40%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.06%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.43%) VMware
3 13 (13.40%) Splunk
4 9 (9.28%) Oracle
5 6 (6.19%) IBM
6 5 (5.15%) HP
6 5 (5.15%) SAP
7 4 (4.12%) ATG
7 4 (4.12%) hybris
8 3 (3.09%) Sony
9 2 (2.06%) CA
10 1 (1.03%) Adobe
10 1 (1.03%) Cisco
10 1 (1.03%) Concur
10 1 (1.03%) Dell
10 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.03%) SmartCo
10 1 (1.03%) Talend
10 1 (1.03%) Zend