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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 43 26 57
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Contract jobs citing Web Services 26 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.00% 5.90% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.94% 20.85% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 19
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £321 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £473 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £30.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -16.43%
Web Services
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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
201 283 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.21% 28.30% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 151 69
Average daily rate £363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 September 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 September 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 30 (49.18%) .NET
2 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
3 26 (42.62%) XML
4 22 (36.07%) C#
5 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
6 20 (32.79%) SQL
6 20 (32.79%) Java
6 20 (32.79%) Windows
7 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
8 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
8 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
9 16 (26.23%) SharePoint
9 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (24.59%) Web Development
11 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (22.95%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
12 13 (21.31%) Workflow
12 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
12 13 (21.31%) SOAP
13 12 (19.67%) MS Office
13 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
14 11 (18.03%) Linux
14 11 (18.03%) IDOL
14 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
14 11 (18.03%) Document Management
14 11 (18.03%) Meridio
15 10 (16.39%) SLA
15 10 (16.39%) T-SQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (26.23%) SharePoint
2 14 (22.95%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.64%) DNN
5 1 (1.64%) Drupal
5 1 (1.64%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
5 1 (1.64%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.67%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) SaaS
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Force.com
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) LDAP
2 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 4 (6.56%) Internet
3 2 (3.28%) MPLS
3 2 (3.28%) SDH
3 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (18.03%) IDOL
4 8 (13.11%) OLAP
4 8 (13.11%) DTS
5 5 (8.20%) MySQL
6 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.64%) MS Access
8 1 (1.64%) Redis
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) Voldemort
8 1 (1.64%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.48%) JUnit
3 6 (9.84%) Maven
3 6 (9.84%) Selenium
4 5 (8.20%) JBehave
4 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.92%) Zephyr
6 3 (4.92%) Gradle
6 3 (4.92%) JMeter
6 3 (4.92%) Subversion
6 3 (4.92%) Ant
6 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.92%) JIRA
7 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.28%) Toad
8 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.64%) Mockito
8 1 (1.64%) Hamcrest
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) CRM Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Programmer
7 3 (4.92%) Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.28%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) .NET
2 26 (42.62%) XML
3 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
4 13 (21.31%) SOAP
5 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
6 8 (13.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 7 (11.48%) Ajax
7 7 (11.48%) HTML
7 7 (11.48%) CSS
8 6 (9.84%) JMS
9 5 (8.20%) Spring
9 5 (8.20%) REST
10 4 (6.56%) RESTful
10 4 (6.56%) CCXML
10 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
10 4 (6.56%) WCF
10 4 (6.56%) jQuery
10 4 (6.56%) VXML
11 3 (4.92%) XSLT
11 3 (4.92%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Open Source
2 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) IPTV
4 1 (1.64%) Derivative
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (18.03%) Linux
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) UNIX
5 3 (4.92%) Debian
5 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) Web Development
3 13 (21.31%) Workflow
4 11 (18.03%) Document Management
5 9 (14.75%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) CRM
7 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.84%) MVC
9 5 (8.20%) TDD
9 5 (8.20%) SOA
10 4 (6.56%) Content Management
10 4 (6.56%) OOD
10 4 (6.56%) Migration
10 4 (6.56%) BDD
10 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.92%) Functional Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) C#
2 20 (32.79%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.56%) PHP
7 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) PHP5
8 2 (3.28%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.28%) C
9 1 (1.64%) SOQL
9 1 (1.64%) SOSL
9 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
1 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) Meridio
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.92%) Zend
6 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.28%) MetaSolv
6 2 (3.28%) Cramer
6 2 (3.28%) BEA
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) JBoss
7 1 (1.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) Akamai
7 1 (1.64%) Percona
7 1 (1.64%) Google
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