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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 51 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 66 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.68% 6.98% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.58% 30.00% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 52 21
Median daily rate £425 £448 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.85%

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
151 220 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.27% 23.28% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 161 126
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -20.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 19 (41.30%) SOAP
2 17 (36.96%) .NET
3 16 (34.78%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) REST
4 12 (26.09%) SOA
5 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) Finance
5 9 (19.57%) JSON
6 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
6 8 (17.39%) TDD
6 8 (17.39%) SQL
6 8 (17.39%) Oracle
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.22%) C++
7 7 (15.22%) UML
7 7 (15.22%) OO
7 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (13.04%) Degree
8 6 (13.04%) WCF
8 6 (13.04%) Selenium
8 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (13.04%) Spring
8 6 (13.04%) JBoss
8 6 (13.04%) Windows
8 6 (13.04%) XML
8 6 (13.04%) HTML
8 6 (13.04%) SQL Server

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 6 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (13.04%) JBoss
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.17%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Office 365
3 3 (6.52%) IaaS
3 3 (6.52%) PaaS
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.70%) JUnit
4 4 (8.70%) MSTest
4 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.35%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.17%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.17%) jMock
7 1 (2.17%) Maven
7 1 (2.17%) NUnit
7 1 (2.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) Toad
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) French Language
2 4 (8.70%) German Language
2 4 (8.70%) Italian Language
2 4 (8.70%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Integration Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Azure Developer
5 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (6.52%) SOA Developer
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) WCF Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) SOAP
2 17 (36.96%) .NET
3 16 (34.78%) REST
4 9 (19.57%) JSON
5 6 (13.04%) HTML
5 6 (13.04%) MAPI
5 6 (13.04%) Spring
5 6 (13.04%) WCF
5 6 (13.04%) XML
6 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
6 5 (10.87%) CSS
6 5 (10.87%) J2EE
6 5 (10.87%) Middleware
6 5 (10.87%) Node.js
7 4 (8.70%) OSGi
7 4 (8.70%) RESTful
8 3 (6.52%) Ajax
8 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.52%) HTML5
8 3 (6.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) PMI
5 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) SOA
3 8 (17.39%) TDD
4 7 (15.22%) OO
4 7 (15.22%) UML
4 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Memory Management
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) OOD
5 5 (10.87%) Scrum
5 5 (10.87%) SDLC
5 5 (10.87%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (8.70%) B2B
6 4 (8.70%) BDD
6 4 (8.70%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 4 (8.70%) ERP
7 3 (6.52%) CRM
7 3 (6.52%) MVC
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) C#
1 16 (34.78%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.39%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) C++
5 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.87%) VBScript
6 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe
2 2 (4.35%) Capita
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com