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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 44 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 20 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.70% 3.19% 4.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 16.30% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 22
Median daily rate £400 £449 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +30.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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
140 184 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.92% 19.57% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 133 133
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £280 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 2
Median hourly rate £18.75 £28.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.03% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.60 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £55.55 £35.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 20 (38.46%) SOAP
2 18 (34.62%) C#
2 18 (34.62%) .NET
3 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.85%) Java
4 15 (28.85%) REST
5 13 (25.00%) SOA
6 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 11 (21.15%) Finance
7 9 (17.31%) JSON
7 9 (17.31%) OO
7 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
8 8 (15.38%) SoapUI
8 8 (15.38%) Linux
8 8 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 7 (13.46%) OOD
9 7 (13.46%) JBoss
9 7 (13.46%) C++
9 7 (13.46%) SQL
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle
9 7 (13.46%) Ubuntu
9 7 (13.46%) TDD
9 7 (13.46%) Spring
9 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (13.46%) DevOps
9 7 (13.46%) SDLC
9 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
9 7 (13.46%) Puppet

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 8 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (13.46%) JBoss
3 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.92%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 2 (3.85%) IaaS
4 2 (3.85%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.54%) MSTest
4 5 (9.62%) Selenium
5 4 (7.69%) JUnit
5 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.85%) Maven
7 2 (3.85%) Subversion
7 2 (3.85%) Toad
8 1 (1.92%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.92%) jMock
8 1 (1.92%) Mockito
8 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) French Language
2 4 (7.69%) German Language
2 4 (7.69%) Italian Language
2 4 (7.69%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (5.77%) SOA Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Software Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Software Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) SOAP
2 18 (34.62%) .NET
3 15 (28.85%) REST
4 9 (17.31%) JSON
5 7 (13.46%) Spring
6 6 (11.54%) HTML
6 6 (11.54%) MAPI
6 6 (11.54%) RESTful
6 6 (11.54%) WCF
7 5 (9.62%) CSS
7 5 (9.62%) Node.js
8 4 (7.69%) Apache Camel
8 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 4 (7.69%) J2EE
8 4 (7.69%) OSGi
8 4 (7.69%) XML
9 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.77%) HTML5
9 3 (5.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Ubuntu
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Fedora
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) SOA
3 9 (17.31%) OO
3 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
4 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.46%) DevOps
5 7 (13.46%) OOD
5 7 (13.46%) SDLC
5 7 (13.46%) TDD
6 6 (11.54%) B2B
6 6 (11.54%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) UML
7 5 (9.62%) Memory Management
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) BDD
9 3 (5.77%) MVC
9 3 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) Java
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.46%) C++
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Perl
5 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 5 (9.62%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.62%) VBScript
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
2 6 (11.54%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Capita
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com