The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 20 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.83% 0.78% 8.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.85% 2.63% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +25.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £475 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £475 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -19.17%
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 76 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 30.48% 29.80% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 23
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Slough region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 11 (55.00%) .NET
1 11 (55.00%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) SOAP
3 9 (45.00%) CRM
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (25.00%) Workflow
6 5 (25.00%) Metastorm
6 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (25.00%) Electronics
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 5 (25.00%) Lotus
6 5 (25.00%) DTV
6 5 (25.00%) Siebel
6 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
6 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) SAP
6 5 (25.00%) J2EE
6 5 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (25.00%) Marketing
6 5 (25.00%) QA
6 5 (25.00%) Release Management
6 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (25.00%) Force.com
6 5 (25.00%) Visualforce

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) Mockito
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (25.00%) Electronics
3 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Designer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Remedy Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
3 6 (30.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) J2EE
4 5 (25.00%) RESTful
4 5 (25.00%) Visualforce
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) Struts
6 1 (5.00%) LAMP
6 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
6 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (5.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) DTV
2 3 (15.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Debian
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) CRM
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 5 (25.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) ITSM
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Apex Code
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) PHP5
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (25.00%) Lotus
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Siebel
2 5 (25.00%) Metastorm
3 3 (15.00%) BMC
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) Zend
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft