The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 39 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 403 428 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.69% 4.54% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.49% 18.73% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 263 150
Average daily rate £411 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 10
Average hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
Web Services
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2179 2285 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.38% 24.26% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1319 1067
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 53 62
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016.

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 104 £438 +8.02% 36
Surrey +12 93 £425 +21.42% 30
Hampshire -8 77 £406 +11.30% 33
Oxfordshire +10 53 £410 +1.86% 23
East Sussex 0 28 £335 +3.07% 8
Buckinghamshire -10 18 £390 -0.95% 6
West Sussex +2 13 £325 -5.79% 13
Kent -8 11 £400 +12.28% 4
Middlesex -8 3 £446 +27.50% 1
Home Counties -1 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 309 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (37.59%) Java
3 231 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 213 (26.69%) SQL
5 194 (24.31%) XML
6 190 (23.81%) .NET
7 179 (22.43%) HTML
8 178 (22.31%) C#
9 172 (21.55%) SOAP
10 163 (20.43%) Oracle
11 157 (19.67%) SQL Server
12 145 (18.17%) CSS
13 132 (16.54%) Linux
14 126 (15.79%) MVC
14 126 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
15 113 (14.16%) REST
16 110 (13.78%) RESTful
17 109 (13.66%) TDD
18 105 (13.16%) Microsoft
19 102 (12.78%) Windows
20 99 (12.41%) Python
20 99 (12.41%) Finance
21 98 (12.28%) ASP.NET
22 96 (12.03%) jQuery
23 95 (11.90%) Security Cleared
24 94 (11.78%) Spring
25 83 (10.40%) SC Cleared
26 81 (10.15%) Scrum
27 78 (9.77%) SOA
28 72 (9.02%) Unix

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 67 (8.40%) WebLogic
2 50 (6.27%) JBoss
3 42 (5.26%) Node.js
3 42 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 42 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 37 (4.64%) Apache
5 32 (4.01%) IIS
5 32 (4.01%) WebSphere
6 28 (3.51%) CMS
7 18 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (2.26%) OpenStack
8 17 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (2.13%) nginx
9 16 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.13%) Drupal
11 9 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.88%) Confluence
12 7 (0.88%) WordPress
13 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.38%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.00%) MS Office
5 7 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 33 (4.14%) Magento
2 24 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (2.88%) OpenText Process Suite
4 20 (2.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (1.63%) Remedy AR System
6 8 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.50%) HFM
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.38%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.38%) SAP MDM
11 2 (0.25%) BigMachines
11 2 (0.25%) Maximo
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.25%) SAP BRIM
11 2 (0.25%) SAP Convergent Charging
11 2 (0.25%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 126 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.01%) GitHub
4 13 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (1.25%) Route 53
6 9 (1.13%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.13%) IaaS
6 9 (1.13%) SaaS
7 8 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (1.00%) PaaS
8 4 (0.50%) Heroku
8 4 (0.50%) Office 365
9 3 (0.38%) Force.com
9 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.51%) SSL
2 42 (5.26%) HTTP
3 38 (4.76%) Firewall
4 32 (4.01%) TCP/IP
5 29 (3.63%) DNS
5 29 (3.63%) LDAP
6 23 (2.88%) FTP
7 21 (2.63%) Internet
8 15 (1.88%) SMTP
9 14 (1.75%) SSH
10 12 (1.50%) HTTPS
11 10 (1.25%) VPN
12 9 (1.13%) Network Security
13 8 (1.00%) Intranet
13 8 (1.00%) LAN
14 6 (0.75%) DHCP
14 6 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
15 5 (0.63%) NetScaler
16 4 (0.50%) iSCSI
16 4 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 56 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 51 (6.39%) MySQL
4 44 (5.51%) NoSQL
5 39 (4.89%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (3.13%) Big Data
9 19 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.26%) MongoDB
11 16 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (1.50%) DB2
14 12 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (1.13%) Hadoop
17 8 (1.00%) RDBMS
17 8 (1.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 69 (8.65%) Subversion
2 64 (8.02%) Maven
3 53 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (6.52%) Ant
5 47 (5.89%) Cucumber
5 47 (5.89%) Eclipse
5 47 (5.89%) JUnit
6 45 (5.64%) Selenium
7 44 (5.51%) Git (software)
8 40 (5.01%) SoapUI
9 37 (4.64%) Jenkins
10 34 (4.26%) Toad
11 29 (3.63%) Visual Studio
12 25 (3.13%) WebDriver
13 18 (2.26%) JIRA
14 16 (2.01%) TortoiseSVN
15 14 (1.75%) Jasmine
16 12 (1.50%) Mockito
17 11 (1.38%) SpecFlow
18 9 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 99 (12.41%) Finance
2 35 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.38%) Marketing
3 19 (2.38%) Publishing
4 14 (1.75%) Banking
5 8 (1.00%) Retail
6 7 (0.88%) Electronics
6 7 (0.88%) Military
7 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.50%) Billing
8 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Automotive
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Front Office
10 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 417 (52.26%) Developer
2 141 (17.67%) Java Developer
3 118 (14.79%) .NET Developer
4 89 (11.15%) Architect
5 84 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 78 (9.77%) Analyst
7 74 (9.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 65 (8.15%) Senior Developer
9 47 (5.89%) SQL Developer
10 46 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 46 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 45 (5.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (5.01%) Test Analyst
12 40 (5.01%) Web Developer
13 37 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (4.01%) Consultant
15 30 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
15 30 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (3.51%) Agile Developer
17 26 (3.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (24.31%) XML
2 190 (23.81%) .NET
3 179 (22.43%) HTML
4 172 (21.55%) SOAP
5 145 (18.17%) CSS
6 113 (14.16%) REST
7 110 (13.78%) RESTful
8 98 (12.28%) ASP.NET
9 96 (12.03%) jQuery
10 94 (11.78%) Spring
11 69 (8.65%) J2EE
12 68 (8.52%) JSON
13 67 (8.40%) AngularJS
14 63 (7.89%) JMS
14 63 (7.89%) WCF
15 60 (7.52%) HTML5
16 56 (7.02%) Java EE
17 53 (6.64%) .NET Framework
18 49 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
19 47 (5.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.14%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 16 (2.01%) Fintech
5 15 (1.88%) Clustering
6 14 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 14 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.63%) CMDB
8 11 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.00%) Social Media
10 8 (1.00%) User Experience
11 7 (0.88%) DataPower
12 6 (0.75%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.75%) NHS
12 6 (0.75%) PKI
12 6 (0.75%) W3C
13 4 (0.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 132 (16.54%) Linux
2 102 (12.78%) Windows
3 72 (9.02%) Unix
4 24 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.63%) CentOS
8 13 (1.63%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.88%) Android
12 5 (0.63%) Debian
12 5 (0.63%) Solaris
13 3 (0.38%) SUSE
13 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.25%) AIX
14 2 (0.25%) Fedora
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (15.79%) MVC
3 109 (13.66%) TDD
4 81 (10.15%) Scrum
5 78 (9.77%) SOA
6 72 (9.02%) UML
7 70 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (7.52%) BDD
8 60 (7.52%) SDLC
9 59 (7.39%) Web Development
10 56 (7.02%) OO
11 54 (6.77%) Unit Testing
12 53 (6.64%) E-Commerce
13 52 (6.52%) CRM
14 46 (5.76%) High Availability
15 42 (5.26%) ITIL
15 42 (5.26%) Software Engineering
16 41 (5.14%) Configuration Management
16 41 (5.14%) Waterfall
17 40 (5.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (37.59%) Java
2 231 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 213 (26.69%) SQL
4 178 (22.31%) C#
5 99 (12.41%) Python
6 65 (8.15%) PL/SQL
7 53 (6.64%) Shell Script
8 45 (5.64%) PHP
9 44 (5.51%) Jython
10 39 (4.89%) Bash Shell
11 30 (3.76%) Ruby
12 24 (3.01%) Perl
12 24 (3.01%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.01%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 23 (2.88%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.88%) VB
15 14 (1.75%) Korn
15 14 (1.75%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.50%) C
16 12 (1.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 95 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 83 (10.40%) SC Cleared
3 58 (7.27%) Degree
4 19 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.13%) ISEB
5 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.63%) PMP
7 4 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.50%) MCP
7 4 (0.50%) MCSA
7 4 (0.50%) MCSE
8 3 (0.38%) CCNA
8 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.38%) MBA
8 3 (0.38%) MCTS
9 2 (0.25%) CISM
9 2 (0.25%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.25%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.88%) QA
2 11 (1.38%) SLA
3 7 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.88%) HL7
4 6 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) RMADS
6 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (3.76%) Docker
2 21 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.75%) Squid
4 13 (1.63%) qmail
5 7 (0.88%) UAG
6 6 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.63%) vSphere
8 4 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.38%) NDS
9 3 (0.38%) Novell eDirectory
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.38%) Varnish
9 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.25%) Samba
10 2 (0.25%) Xen
10 2 (0.25%) XenApp
10 2 (0.25%) XenServer
11 1 (0.13%) Snort
11 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (5.39%) Puppet
2 27 (3.38%) Graphite
2 27 (3.38%) logstash
3 25 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (2.63%) Ansible
4 21 (2.63%) Nagios
5 18 (2.26%) Cacti
6 14 (1.75%) collectd
6 14 (1.75%) Ganglia
6 14 (1.75%) ZABBIX
7 13 (1.63%) Terraform
8 11 (1.38%) CA Wily
9 10 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.88%) HP UCMDB
11 6 (0.75%) Control-M
12 5 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.63%) WSUS
13 4 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 163 (20.43%) Oracle
2 105 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 41 (5.14%) HP
4 30 (3.76%) Remedy
5 28 (3.51%) IBM
6 27 (3.38%) Sitecore
6 27 (3.38%) VMware
7 22 (2.76%) SAP
8 20 (2.51%) BMC
9 19 (2.38%) Splunk
10 15 (1.88%) CA
11 13 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.50%) Siebel
13 11 (1.38%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.38%) TIBCO
14 9 (1.13%) Citrix
14 9 (1.13%) Google
14 9 (1.13%) Sybase
14 9 (1.13%) Talend
14 9 (1.13%) Zend
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