The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 5 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 12.50% 4.76% 21.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.00% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£358 £375 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +61.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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Hertfordshire

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 Rickmansworth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 20.83% 4.76% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £450 £375 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Rickmansworth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Rickmansworth region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Struts2
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (20.00%) C-shell
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Struts2
2 2 (40.00%) Struts
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) JSF
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (20.00%) C-shell
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) BEA
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat