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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 46 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 339 335 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.65% 3.84% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.03% 14.84% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 175 184
Average daily rate
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£350 £377 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £22.52 £19.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £43.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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
2256 2258 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 25.85% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1283 1220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 80
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 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
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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 -3 121 £359 -10.31% 37
Surrey +5 55 £355 - 29
Berkshire -16 54 £375 -6.25% 22
Oxfordshire +11 36 £328 -12.66% 17
Buckinghamshire -20 31 £350 +7.69% 7
East Sussex -5 15 £275 -25.42% 9
Middlesex +5 9 £500 +56.86% 2
Kent -4 9 £325 -27.77% 8
West Sussex -2 6 £130 -61.76% 7
Sussex -1 2 £675 - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 301 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (35.15%) Java
3 235 (34.56%) .NET
4 215 (31.62%) SQL
5 206 (30.29%) XML
6 198 (29.12%) SOAP
7 195 (28.68%) SQL Server
8 183 (26.91%) C#
9 182 (26.76%) JavaScript
10 167 (24.56%) Scrum
11 149 (21.91%) HTML
12 113 (16.62%) CSS
13 112 (16.47%) MVC
14 107 (15.74%) REST
15 106 (15.59%) Linux
16 102 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
17 101 (14.85%) Oracle
18 100 (14.71%) ASP.NET
19 98 (14.41%) J2EE
20 97 (14.26%) Windows
20 97 (14.26%) WCF
21 94 (13.82%) RESTful
22 92 (13.53%) TDD
23 91 (13.38%) Spring
24 87 (12.79%) jQuery
25 82 (12.06%) Microsoft
26 81 (11.91%) Jenkins
27 76 (11.18%) SOA
27 76 (11.18%) Security Cleared
28 75 (11.03%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 75 (11.03%) Apache
2 46 (6.76%) WebSphere
3 36 (5.29%) Tomcat
4 35 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.82%) CMS
5 26 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 24 (3.53%) IIS
7 18 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
7 18 (2.65%) Drupal
8 14 (2.06%) Node.js
8 14 (2.06%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.76%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.47%) Confluence
10 10 (1.47%) Liferay
11 7 (1.03%) ColdFusion
11 7 (1.03%) Mule
12 6 (0.88%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.74%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.38%) MS Office
3 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.59%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Blender
Business Applications
1 12 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.29%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.29%) Exstream
5 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.15%) Tridion
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 72 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.44%) SaaS
3 27 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (2.50%) Amazon S3
4 17 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.06%) Office 365
6 8 (1.18%) Force.com
7 3 (0.44%) PaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.15%) Route 53
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.79%) Internet
2 48 (7.06%) HTTP
3 33 (4.85%) LDAP
4 20 (2.94%) Firewall
5 12 (1.76%) SSL
5 12 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.62%) DNS
7 9 (1.32%) Network Security
8 8 (1.18%) LAN
9 7 (1.03%) WAN
9 7 (1.03%) SAN
10 5 (0.74%) FTP
11 4 (0.59%) DVB
12 3 (0.44%) MPLS
12 3 (0.44%) Intranet
12 3 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.29%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.29%) NAS
13 2 (0.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (5.29%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.71%) MySQL
5 30 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (3.09%) DTS
8 18 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (2.21%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.62%) IDOL
13 10 (1.47%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.32%) OLAP
14 9 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.18%) Big Data
15 8 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.18%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (11.91%) Jenkins
2 75 (11.03%) Visual Studio
3 70 (10.29%) Subversion
4 69 (10.15%) Maven
5 67 (9.85%) Eclipse
6 64 (9.41%) Git (software)
7 58 (8.53%) Cucumber
8 49 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 48 (7.06%) JIRA
10 46 (6.76%) Selenium
10 46 (6.76%) JUnit
11 32 (4.71%) SoapUI
12 31 (4.56%) SpecFlow
13 26 (3.82%) Ant
14 22 (3.24%) FitNesse
15 19 (2.79%) Mockito
16 15 (2.21%) RSpec
17 13 (1.91%) JMeter
18 11 (1.62%) NUnit
19 9 (1.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 74 (10.88%) Finance
2 31 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.97%) Marketing
4 11 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.32%) Publishing
5 9 (1.32%) Automotive
6 8 (1.18%) Electronics
7 7 (1.03%) Banking
8 5 (0.74%) Military
9 4 (0.59%) Law
9 4 (0.59%) Retail
10 3 (0.44%) Legal
10 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Front Office
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 363 (53.38%) Developer
2 84 (12.35%) Java Developer
3 78 (11.47%) .NET Developer
4 77 (11.32%) Architect
5 71 (10.44%) Analyst
6 50 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
7 48 (7.06%) C# Developer
8 44 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 44 (6.47%) Test Analyst
9 37 (5.44%) Software Engineer
10 35 (5.15%) Software Developer
11 31 (4.56%) Consultant
12 23 (3.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 22 (3.24%) Senior Developer
14 21 (3.09%) Mobile Developer
14 21 (3.09%) ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (2.79%) iOS Developer
15 19 (2.79%) Designer
15 19 (2.79%) Test Engineer
16 18 (2.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (34.56%) .NET
2 206 (30.29%) XML
3 198 (29.12%) SOAP
4 149 (21.91%) HTML
5 113 (16.62%) CSS
6 107 (15.74%) REST
7 100 (14.71%) ASP.NET
8 98 (14.41%) J2EE
9 97 (14.26%) WCF
10 94 (13.82%) RESTful
11 91 (13.38%) Spring
12 87 (12.79%) jQuery
13 68 (10.00%) Ajax
14 63 (9.26%) .NET Framework
15 53 (7.79%) Hibernate
16 47 (6.91%) JSON
17 44 (6.47%) WPF
17 44 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 38 (5.59%) HTML5
19 36 (5.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.24%) Open Source
2 50 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (6.62%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.53%) iPhone
4 24 (3.53%) iPad
5 22 (3.24%) Client/Server
6 19 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.91%) User Experience
8 12 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.76%) DTV
8 12 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.62%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.32%) CMDB
11 8 (1.18%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.18%) Social Media
12 7 (1.03%) GIS
13 6 (0.88%) IPTV
14 5 (0.74%) Clustering
14 5 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
15 4 (0.59%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 106 (15.59%) Linux
2 97 (14.26%) Windows
3 59 (8.68%) UNIX
4 31 (4.56%) Apple iOS
5 26 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (3.24%) CentOS
7 15 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.91%) Solaris
9 12 (1.76%) Android
10 11 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.47%) Debian
12 8 (1.18%) AIX
13 6 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.29%) SUSE
16 1 (0.15%) VMS
16 1 (0.15%) zOS
16 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (24.56%) Scrum
3 112 (16.47%) MVC
4 102 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (13.53%) TDD
6 76 (11.18%) SOA
7 64 (9.41%) BDD
8 61 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 57 (8.38%) OO
10 47 (6.91%) DevOps
11 44 (6.47%) Unit Testing
11 44 (6.47%) Web Development
12 38 (5.59%) CRM
12 38 (5.59%) Test Automation
13 37 (5.44%) Workflow
14 36 (5.29%) Migration
15 31 (4.56%) Kanban
16 29 (4.26%) E-Commerce
17 28 (4.12%) ITIL
18 27 (3.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (35.15%) Java
2 215 (31.62%) SQL
3 183 (26.91%) C#
4 182 (26.76%) JavaScript
5 38 (5.59%) Python
5 38 (5.59%) PHP
6 31 (4.56%) Objective-C
7 29 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 24 (3.53%) VB.NET
9 22 (3.24%) Shell Script
10 19 (2.79%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.21%) C
12 15 (2.21%) Ruby
13 11 (1.62%) Korn
14 8 (1.18%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.03%) Perl
15 7 (1.03%) VB
16 6 (0.88%) PHP5
16 6 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.29%) Degree
4 22 (3.24%) ISEB
5 8 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.03%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.44%) PMP
8 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.44%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.29%) APMP
9 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) CCIE
10 1 (0.15%) CCNA
10 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.06%) QA
2 13 (1.91%) SLA
3 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.59%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.44%) HL7
6 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.76%) vCloud
3 9 (1.32%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.88%) Docker
4 6 (0.88%) XenApp
5 5 (0.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.59%) vSphere
7 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.44%) Varnish
8 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.29%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 61 (8.97%) Puppet
2 33 (4.85%) Vagrant
3 15 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.74%) WebInspect
4 5 (0.74%) CA Wily
5 4 (0.59%) Nagios
6 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.44%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.44%) Ansible
7 2 (0.29%) Plesk
7 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Netcool
8 1 (0.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.15%) OpenView
8 1 (0.15%) Cacti
8 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 101 (14.85%) Oracle
2 82 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.76%) VMware
4 41 (6.03%) Red Hat
5 29 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (3.38%) Apple
7 20 (2.94%) EMC
8 19 (2.79%) IBM
8 19 (2.79%) JBoss
8 19 (2.79%) SAP
9 11 (1.62%) Google
9 11 (1.62%) Meridio
10 10 (1.47%) HP
11 9 (1.32%) Citrix
11 9 (1.32%) Informatica
12 8 (1.18%) Metastorm
12 8 (1.18%) Cisco
13 7 (1.03%) ESRI
13 7 (1.03%) BMC
13 7 (1.03%) Sencha
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