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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 42 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 372 338 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.07% 3.79% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.68% 15.65% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 192 123
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 17
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £142.80 £50.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.70% +24.13%
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
2373 2160 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.97% 24.20% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1216 1128
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 93
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.00 £22.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire -7 84 £385 +10.00% 23
Berkshire +7 74 £375 +17.18% 44
Oxfordshire +16 57 £400 +23.07% 16
Surrey -15 45 £408 +7.94% 24
Buckinghamshire +8 44 £313 -14.38% 9
West Sussex +12 37 £378 -12.20% 7
East Sussex 0 17 £350 +40.00% 14
Kent -1 13 £275 -21.42% 8
Middlesex +4 1 - - 3
Home Counties - 1 £475 -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 342 (42.12%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (37.44%) Java
3 248 (30.54%) XML
4 245 (30.17%) .NET
5 238 (29.31%) C#
6 218 (26.85%) JavaScript
7 205 (25.25%) HTML
8 204 (25.12%) SQL
9 199 (24.51%) SOAP
10 196 (24.14%) Oracle
11 185 (22.78%) TDD
12 170 (20.94%) CSS
13 167 (20.57%) Scrum
14 155 (19.09%) SQL Server
15 153 (18.84%) Linux
16 146 (17.98%) RESTful
17 143 (17.61%) REST
18 140 (17.24%) ASP.NET
19 124 (15.27%) jQuery
20 122 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
21 120 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
21 120 (14.78%) MVC
22 115 (14.16%) WCF
23 113 (13.92%) SOA
24 112 (13.79%) Git (software)
25 107 (13.18%) JSON
26 100 (12.32%) Microsoft
27 99 (12.19%) OO
28 97 (11.95%) BDD
29 96 (11.82%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 64 (7.88%) Tomcat
2 63 (7.76%) JBoss
3 57 (7.02%) CMS
4 52 (6.40%) WebLogic
5 51 (6.28%) WebSphere
6 48 (5.91%) Apache
7 38 (4.68%) SharePoint
8 30 (3.69%) Confluence
9 27 (3.33%) IIS
10 24 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
11 21 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 20 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (2.22%) Node.js
14 13 (1.60%) SAS
15 10 (1.23%) Drupal
15 10 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
17 7 (0.86%) nginx
18 6 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.85%) MS Office
3 11 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.25%) SPSS
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.86%) Magento
4 6 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.74%) Remedy AR System
5 5 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 120 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 17 (2.09%) Amazon SQS
5 14 (1.72%) SaaS
6 12 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.74%) GitHub
9 5 (0.62%) IaaS
9 5 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.62%) Google Checkout
10 4 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.37%) Office 365
11 3 (0.37%) Heroku
11 3 (0.37%) Boomi
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.91%) Internet
2 46 (5.67%) HTTP
3 23 (2.83%) Network Security
4 21 (2.59%) Firewall
4 21 (2.59%) Intranet
5 15 (1.85%) SSL
6 14 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.48%) DNS
8 10 (1.23%) SAN
9 9 (1.11%) LDAP
10 7 (0.86%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.74%) VPN
11 6 (0.74%) LAN
11 6 (0.74%) WAN
12 5 (0.62%) FTP
13 4 (0.49%) SMTP
13 4 (0.49%) DHCP
13 4 (0.49%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.49%) X.500
13 4 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.14%) MySQL
3 47 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 44 (5.42%) Oracle Database
5 35 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (2.34%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.34%) Big Data
10 18 (2.22%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.85%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.35%) InterSystems Cache
13 9 (1.11%) DB2
13 9 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 112 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 91 (11.21%) Jenkins
3 75 (9.24%) JUnit
4 74 (9.11%) Subversion
5 70 (8.62%) Visual Studio
6 64 (7.88%) Selenium
6 64 (7.88%) Cucumber
7 43 (5.30%) JIRA
8 37 (4.56%) Maven
9 35 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (3.45%) Mockito
11 25 (3.08%) Eclipse
12 16 (1.97%) SoapUI
13 15 (1.85%) Gradle
14 14 (1.72%) NUnit
15 13 (1.60%) TeamCity
15 13 (1.60%) Ant
16 11 (1.35%) Xcode
16 11 (1.35%) StyleCop
17 10 (1.23%) FindBugs
General
1 83 (10.22%) Finance
2 35 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.59%) Retail
4 20 (2.46%) Publishing
5 16 (1.97%) Marketing
6 13 (1.60%) Banking
7 9 (1.11%) Automotive
8 7 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.62%) Military
10 4 (0.49%) Billing
11 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Games
11 3 (0.37%) Legal
12 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) Back Office
12 2 (0.25%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 515 (63.42%) Developer
2 141 (17.36%) Java Developer
3 98 (12.07%) .NET Developer
4 79 (9.73%) C# Developer
5 75 (9.24%) Analyst
6 63 (7.76%) Architect
7 47 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 40 (4.93%) Senior Developer
9 39 (4.80%) Web Developer
10 34 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
11 29 (3.57%) iOS Developer
12 28 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (3.33%) Test Analyst
13 27 (3.33%) Business Analyst
14 24 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (2.59%) Software Engineer
15 21 (2.59%) Designer
16 19 (2.34%) ServiceNow Developer
17 18 (2.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 18 (2.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (30.54%) XML
2 245 (30.17%) .NET
3 205 (25.25%) HTML
4 199 (24.51%) SOAP
5 170 (20.94%) CSS
6 146 (17.98%) RESTful
7 143 (17.61%) REST
8 140 (17.24%) ASP.NET
9 124 (15.27%) jQuery
10 115 (14.16%) WCF
11 107 (13.18%) JSON
12 96 (11.82%) Spring
13 87 (10.71%) .NET Framework
14 83 (10.22%) HTML5
15 69 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 64 (7.88%) AngularJS
16 64 (7.88%) J2EE
17 53 (6.53%) Ajax
18 46 (5.67%) Hibernate
19 45 (5.54%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.16%) Mobile App
2 44 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (4.93%) User Experience
4 39 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.43%) Client/Server
6 34 (4.19%) Computer Science
7 27 (3.33%) iPhone
8 25 (3.08%) CMDB
9 17 (2.09%) iPad
10 11 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (1.23%) Clustering
12 9 (1.11%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.11%) Replication
12 9 (1.11%) Social Media
12 9 (1.11%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
13 8 (0.99%) GIS
13 8 (0.99%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 153 (18.84%) Linux
2 68 (8.37%) Windows
3 46 (5.67%) UNIX
4 36 (4.43%) Apple iOS
5 31 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (2.59%) Android
7 7 (0.86%) CentOS
8 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.49%) AIX
10 3 (0.37%) Solaris
10 3 (0.37%) zOS
10 3 (0.37%) MVS
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (42.12%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (22.78%) TDD
3 167 (20.57%) Scrum
4 122 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (14.78%) MVC
6 113 (13.92%) SOA
7 99 (12.19%) OO
8 97 (11.95%) BDD
9 79 (9.73%) Web Development
10 68 (8.37%) Unit Testing
11 57 (7.02%) UML
12 55 (6.77%) Software Engineering
13 52 (6.40%) ITIL
14 48 (5.91%) DevOps
15 46 (5.67%) E-Commerce
16 42 (5.17%) ITSM
17 40 (4.93%) Migration
18 38 (4.68%) Content Management
19 37 (4.56%) Workflow
20 35 (4.31%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 304 (37.44%) Java
2 238 (29.31%) C#
3 218 (26.85%) JavaScript
4 204 (25.12%) SQL
5 48 (5.91%) Python
6 40 (4.93%) PHP
7 38 (4.68%) T-SQL
8 33 (4.06%) Objective-C
9 28 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 18 (2.22%) C++
11 16 (1.97%) Perl
12 15 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.48%) C
14 11 (1.35%) VB
14 11 (1.35%) Ruby
15 9 (1.11%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.86%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.62%) ABAP
17 5 (0.62%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 64 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 52 (6.40%) Degree
3 41 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.74%) MCSE
6 6 (0.74%) MCITP
7 5 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.49%) SAS Certification
9 3 (0.37%) PMP
9 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.37%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (0.37%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.37%) OCMJD
9 3 (0.37%) ISEB
9 3 (0.37%) CISSP
9 3 (0.37%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.05%) QA
2 3 (0.37%) GxP
2 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.25%) SLA
3 2 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.11%) Docker
3 4 (0.49%) HDFS
3 4 (0.49%) XenApp
3 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.25%) vCloud
5 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.25%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.12%) Firmware
6 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (6.90%) Puppet
2 19 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.35%) Ansible
4 10 (1.23%) Nagios
5 9 (1.11%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.49%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.49%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.37%) WebInspect
8 3 (0.37%) CloudHub
9 2 (0.25%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.25%) OVSD
9 2 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.12%) Cacti
10 1 (0.12%) WSUS
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.12%) logstash
10 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 196 (24.14%) Oracle
2 100 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.19%) Red Hat
4 30 (3.69%) HP
5 29 (3.57%) BMC
6 24 (2.96%) CA
6 24 (2.96%) ServiceNow
7 22 (2.71%) SAP
8 21 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (2.34%) Remedy
10 15 (1.85%) Google
11 14 (1.72%) TIBCO
11 14 (1.72%) VMware
12 12 (1.48%) Apple
12 12 (1.48%) Sitecore
13 10 (1.23%) IBM
13 10 (1.23%) Progress
14 8 (0.99%) Adobe
14 8 (0.99%) Ab Initio
14 8 (0.99%) Telerik
Sutton, Surrey
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Networking People
Rate: neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
J & C Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £385 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago