The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 47 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 347 318 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.58% 3.80% 2.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.46% 15.95% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 173 172
Average daily rate £331 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £23.30 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2244 1994 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.83% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1033 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 133 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
England

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Web Services
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +43 101 £355 +1.42% 42
Hampshire -16 82 £315 -10.00% 20
Berkshire -37 51 £331 -11.66% 23
Buckinghamshire -7 47 £326 -23.23% 14
Oxfordshire +7 19 £305 -12.85% 16
East Sussex -2 12 £325 -12.16% 7
West Sussex -4 12 £350 -17.64% 11
Kent -2 6 £375 +30.77% 6
Middlesex -1 4 £600 +71.42% 2
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 247 (40.96%) SQL
2 227 (37.65%) Java
3 222 (36.82%) .NET
4 213 (35.32%) XML
5 194 (32.17%) JavaScript
6 186 (30.85%) C#
7 172 (28.52%) SQL Server
8 162 (26.87%) HTML
9 154 (25.54%) SOAP
10 136 (22.55%) CSS
11 124 (20.56%) Oracle
12 120 (19.90%) Windows
13 106 (17.58%) Linux
13 106 (17.58%) jQuery
14 101 (16.75%) ASP.NET
14 101 (16.75%) SOA
15 94 (15.59%) Finance
16 92 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
17 91 (15.09%) REST
18 89 (14.76%) Scrum
18 89 (14.76%) Microsoft
19 82 (13.60%) UNIX
19 82 (13.60%) WCF
20 78 (12.94%) Spring
21 77 (12.77%) JSON
22 73 (12.11%) Web Development
23 71 (11.77%) HTML5
24 70 (11.61%) WebSphere
24 70 (11.61%) Visual Studio
25 69 (11.44%) J2EE

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 70 (11.61%) WebSphere
2 40 (6.63%) SharePoint
3 36 (5.97%) IIS
4 31 (5.14%) CMS
5 30 (4.98%) Tomcat
6 25 (4.15%) Apache
7 23 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (2.65%) Liferay
9 14 (2.32%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.82%) SAS
10 11 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.16%) Umbraco
12 7 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (1.00%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.83%) Mule
14 5 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 40 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.49%) MS Office
3 6 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
1 10 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle BRM
4 2 (0.33%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.33%) Exstream
4 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Staffware
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.15%) SaaS
3 19 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.33%) Office 365
6 5 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.33%) IaaS
7 2 (0.33%) PaaS
7 2 (0.33%) Force.com
7 2 (0.33%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.17%) Route 53
8 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.46%) LDAP
2 37 (6.14%) Internet
3 29 (4.81%) HTTP
4 20 (3.32%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.49%) SSL
6 10 (1.66%) VPN
7 9 (1.49%) Intranet
7 9 (1.49%) LAN
8 8 (1.33%) Firewall
8 8 (1.33%) DNS
9 7 (1.16%) SAN
9 7 (1.16%) Wireless
10 5 (0.83%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.66%) AMQP
12 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.50%) WAN
12 3 (0.50%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.50%) NAS
13 2 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (28.52%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.28%) Relational Database
3 51 (8.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (3.48%) DTS
6 21 (3.48%) Oracle Database
6 21 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.99%) MySQL
8 13 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.99%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
13 8 (1.33%) Big Data
13 8 (1.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 70 (11.61%) Visual Studio
2 61 (10.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (8.79%) Subversion
4 38 (6.30%) Git (software)
5 36 (5.97%) Eclipse
6 29 (4.81%) SoapUI
7 25 (4.15%) Jenkins
8 21 (3.48%) Selenium
9 19 (3.15%) SpecFlow
10 17 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
11 12 (1.99%) Maven
11 12 (1.99%) Ant
12 11 (1.82%) JUnit
13 9 (1.49%) JIRA
13 9 (1.49%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.33%) Hudson
14 8 (1.33%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.33%) NUnit
15 5 (0.83%) LoadRunner
15 5 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 94 (15.59%) Finance
2 37 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.82%) Banking
4 11 (1.82%) Publishing
4 11 (1.82%) Marketing
5 9 (1.49%) Retail
6 7 (1.16%) Billing
7 4 (0.66%) Military
8 3 (0.50%) Games
9 2 (0.33%) Back Office
9 2 (0.33%) Advertising
9 2 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 337 (55.89%) Developer
2 93 (15.42%) Java Developer
3 79 (13.10%) .NET Developer
4 77 (12.77%) Analyst
5 46 (7.63%) C# Developer
6 42 (6.97%) Test Analyst
7 41 (6.80%) Python Developer
8 39 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (6.30%) Consultant
10 36 (5.97%) Software Engineer
10 36 (5.97%) Architect
11 29 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
12 27 (4.48%) Test Engineer
13 23 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (3.15%) Programmer
15 18 (2.99%) Web Developer
16 17 (2.82%) Deployment Analyst
17 16 (2.65%) QA Analyst
17 16 (2.65%) Senior Developer
17 16 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (36.82%) .NET
2 213 (35.32%) XML
3 162 (26.87%) HTML
4 154 (25.54%) SOAP
5 136 (22.55%) CSS
6 106 (17.58%) jQuery
7 101 (16.75%) ASP.NET
8 91 (15.09%) REST
9 82 (13.60%) WCF
10 78 (12.94%) Spring
11 77 (12.77%) JSON
12 71 (11.77%) HTML5
13 69 (11.44%) J2EE
14 61 (10.12%) Ajax
15 54 (8.96%) Hibernate
16 51 (8.46%) Middleware
17 48 (7.96%) WPF
18 44 (7.30%) Django
19 43 (7.13%) RESTful
19 43 (7.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.29%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (4.64%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.48%) Open Source
4 18 (2.99%) CMDB
5 14 (2.32%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.82%) N-Tier
6 11 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.66%) IPTV
8 8 (1.33%) iPad
8 8 (1.33%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.00%) RIA
10 5 (0.83%) GIS
10 5 (0.83%) Clustering
10 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.83%) VLE
10 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.66%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.66%) Wiki
11 4 (0.66%) iPhone
11 4 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 120 (19.90%) Windows
2 106 (17.58%) Linux
3 82 (13.60%) UNIX
4 18 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (2.65%) Android
6 15 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.16%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.66%) Solaris
10 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.16%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.16%) CentOS
11 7 (1.16%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.00%) Windows NT
12 6 (1.00%) AIX
13 4 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.17%) Debian
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (16.75%) SOA
2 92 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (14.76%) Scrum
4 73 (12.11%) Web Development
5 65 (10.78%) OO
5 65 (10.78%) MVC
6 64 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (9.62%) ITIL
8 41 (6.80%) BDD
9 39 (6.47%) Responsive Web Design
10 38 (6.30%) Web Design
11 37 (6.14%) Software Engineering
11 37 (6.14%) TDD
12 36 (5.97%) Workflow
13 35 (5.80%) Content Management
14 34 (5.64%) Software Testing
14 34 (5.64%) Unit Testing
15 31 (5.14%) Automated Testing
16 25 (4.15%) Test Automation
16 25 (4.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 247 (40.96%) SQL
2 227 (37.65%) Java
3 194 (32.17%) JavaScript
4 186 (30.85%) C#
5 62 (10.28%) Python
6 42 (6.97%) PL/SQL
7 32 (5.31%) T-SQL
8 28 (4.64%) VB.NET
9 19 (3.15%) PHP
10 18 (2.99%) C
11 16 (2.65%) VBA
12 12 (1.99%) C++
13 9 (1.49%) Perl
13 9 (1.49%) VBScript
13 9 (1.49%) Ruby
14 7 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.16%) XPath
15 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.00%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 49 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.64%) Degree
4 33 (5.47%) ISEB
5 15 (2.49%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.82%) MCSE
8 7 (1.16%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.50%) CEH
11 2 (0.33%) MCITP
11 2 (0.33%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.17%) CCIE
12 1 (0.17%) CCNP
12 1 (0.17%) CCNA
12 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.17%) OCP
12 1 (0.17%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.97%) QA
2 14 (2.32%) SLA
3 5 (0.83%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.83%) vSphere
4 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.50%) XenApp
4 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.33%) Varnish
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.33%) RACF
6 1 (0.17%) Xen
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (4.31%) Puppet
2 22 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
5 8 (1.33%) Ansible
6 5 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.83%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.33%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.33%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.33%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.33%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.33%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.33%) Cacti
8 2 (0.33%) WMI
8 2 (0.33%) Foglight
8 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.33%) Nagios
8 2 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 124 (20.56%) Oracle
2 89 (14.76%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.80%) HP
4 24 (3.98%) IBM
5 23 (3.81%) ServiceNow
6 21 (3.48%) Remedy
7 17 (2.82%) BMC
7 17 (2.82%) Talend
8 16 (2.65%) SAP
9 14 (2.32%) webMethods
10 12 (1.99%) VMware
10 12 (1.99%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.82%) JBoss
12 9 (1.49%) Cisco
13 8 (1.33%) Sitecore
13 8 (1.33%) Apple
13 8 (1.33%) Software AG
14 7 (1.16%) CA
14 7 (1.16%) Citrix
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