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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 33 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.73% 1.95% 9.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 7.14% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £406 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £337 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £439 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.67 £34.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -13.29%
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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
92 70 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 31.40% 27.24% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 22
Average daily rate £330 £330 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 30 September 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 9 (42.86%) SOAP
4 9 (42.86%) CRM
5 6 (28.57%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 5 (23.81%) Workflow
6 5 (23.81%) Metastorm
6 5 (23.81%) Electronics
6 5 (23.81%) Migration
6 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
6 5 (23.81%) DTV
6 5 (23.81%) Lotus
6 5 (23.81%) IBM Notes
6 5 (23.81%) Siebel
6 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) SAP
6 5 (23.81%) J2EE
6 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (23.81%) Marketing
6 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) Release Management
6 5 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (23.81%) Force.com

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (23.81%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (19.05%) Ant
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Mockito
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (23.81%) Electronics
3 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
3 5 (23.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Solutions Designer
2 5 (23.81%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Designer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Remedy Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) SOAP
3 6 (28.57%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) J2EE
4 5 (23.81%) RESTful
4 5 (23.81%) Visualforce
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) Struts
6 1 (4.76%) LAMP
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) Spring
6 1 (4.76%) Zend Framework
6 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (4.76%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) DTV
2 3 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Debian
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Release Management
3 5 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 4 (19.05%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) ITSM
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) Apex Code
3 4 (19.05%) SOQL
3 4 (19.05%) SOSL
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) PHP5
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (23.81%) Lotus
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Siebel
2 5 (23.81%) Metastorm
3 3 (14.29%) BMC
3 3 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (9.52%) Zend
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft