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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 39 27 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +32
Contract jobs citing Web Services 27 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.02% 5.67% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.85% 21.69% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 13
Average daily rate
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£344 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £381 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £463 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 249 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.79% 26.16% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 112 72
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Web Services
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 28 (43.75%) Java
2 24 (37.50%) XML
3 21 (32.81%) C#
3 21 (32.81%) .NET
4 20 (31.25%) Windows
5 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
6 18 (28.13%) Web Development
7 17 (26.56%) Spring
7 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
7 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 14 (21.88%) SOAP
9 14 (21.88%) SQL
9 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
9 14 (21.88%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
10 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (20.31%) Workflow
11 12 (18.75%) MS Office
11 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
11 12 (18.75%) Document Management
12 11 (17.19%) Meridio
12 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
12 11 (17.19%) REST
12 11 (17.19%) T-SQL
12 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.19%) IDOL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (21.88%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.69%) CMS
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.56%) nginx
5 1 (1.56%) Liferay
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.56%) DNN
5 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.75%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Tridion
1 1 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.56%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Force.com
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) LDAP
2 4 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (17.19%) IDOL
4 8 (12.50%) DTS
4 8 (12.50%) OLAP
5 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.13%) Voldemort
8 2 (3.13%) BigTable
8 2 (3.13%) Redis
8 2 (3.13%) MySQL
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.56%) MS Access
9 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.56%) DataStage
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.63%) Eclipse
3 9 (14.06%) Maven
4 7 (10.94%) JUnit
4 7 (10.94%) Selenium
4 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.81%) Subversion
5 5 (7.81%) JBehave
5 5 (7.81%) Ant
6 3 (4.69%) JIRA
6 3 (4.69%) JMeter
6 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.69%) Zephyr
6 3 (4.69%) Gradle
7 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.13%) Hudson
7 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.56%) RSpec
8 1 (1.56%) Mockito
General
1 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
1 2 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Mobile Web Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) XML
2 21 (32.81%) .NET
3 17 (26.56%) Spring
4 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (21.88%) SOAP
6 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
6 11 (17.19%) REST
7 9 (14.06%) Ajax
8 8 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 8 (12.50%) JSON
8 8 (12.50%) HTML
9 7 (10.94%) CSS
9 7 (10.94%) jQuery
9 7 (10.94%) RESTful
9 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
10 6 (9.38%) HTML5
11 5 (7.81%) J2EE
11 5 (7.81%) CSS3
11 5 (7.81%) Sencha Touch
12 4 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Open Source
2 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (14.06%) Linux
4 5 (7.81%) Android
4 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.69%) UNIX
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) SUSE
6 1 (1.56%) Debian
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Web Development
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) Workflow
4 12 (18.75%) Document Management
5 9 (14.06%) OO
6 7 (10.94%) SOA
6 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.94%) TDD
6 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.38%) Content Management
7 6 (9.38%) Scrum
7 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) Android Development
8 5 (7.81%) iOS Development
9 4 (6.25%) Time Management
9 4 (6.25%) BDD
9 4 (6.25%) Migration
10 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.69%) ITIL
10 3 (4.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) Java
2 21 (32.81%) C#
3 14 (21.88%) SQL
4 11 (17.19%) T-SQL
4 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.63%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.13%) Ruby
6 2 (3.13%) Apex Code
6 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.13%) C
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.56%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) Meridio
3 5 (7.81%) Sencha
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) JBoss
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Akamai
6 1 (1.56%) Informatica
6 1 (1.56%) Percona
6 1 (1.56%) Talend
6 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
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