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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 44 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 356 363 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.81% 3.95% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.66% 16.70% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 195 147
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 12
Average hourly rate £26.00 £38.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.90% +6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £49.50 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +26.00%
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
2273 2174 1994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.32% 23.68% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 1238 1077
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 124
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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
Buckinghamshire +14 70 £375 +2.04% 12
Berkshire +3 69 £375 +20.00% 28
Hampshire -19 64 £375 +17.18% 19
Oxfordshire +17 51 £399 +30.73% 26
West Sussex +12 39 £380 -7.87% 9
Surrey -19 38 £408 +8.66% 22
East Sussex -9 13 £315 -3.81% 21
Kent +1 8 - - 6
Middlesex +1 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 353 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (34.35%) Java
3 273 (33.25%) .NET
4 248 (30.21%) C#
5 241 (29.35%) JavaScript
6 238 (28.99%) XML
7 227 (27.65%) SQL
8 224 (27.28%) HTML
9 199 (24.24%) CSS
10 180 (21.92%) Oracle
11 175 (21.32%) TDD
11 175 (21.32%) Scrum
12 173 (21.07%) SOAP
13 168 (20.46%) ASP.NET
14 160 (19.49%) Linux
15 143 (17.42%) SQL Server
16 140 (17.05%) RESTful
17 133 (16.20%) jQuery
18 131 (15.96%) WCF
18 131 (15.96%) MVC
19 122 (14.86%) REST
20 120 (14.62%) Microsoft
21 111 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
22 104 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
23 101 (12.30%) Spring
24 96 (11.69%) SOA
25 94 (11.45%) Git (software)
26 93 (11.33%) Visual Studio
27 91 (11.08%) OO
27 91 (11.08%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 91 (11.08%) CMS
2 58 (7.06%) Tomcat
3 52 (6.33%) WebLogic
4 49 (5.97%) Apache
5 46 (5.60%) SharePoint
6 43 (5.24%) IIS
6 43 (5.24%) WebSphere
7 42 (5.12%) JBoss
8 23 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (2.31%) Confluence
11 18 (2.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 18 (2.19%) Node.js
12 17 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (1.83%) SAS
14 14 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (1.34%) Drupal
16 11 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
17 8 (0.97%) Mule
Applications
1 46 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.71%) MS Office
3 13 (1.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.61%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.24%) SPSS
7 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.97%) assyst
4 7 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.73%) Remedy AR System
6 5 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.49%) Magento
8 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 111 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 16 (1.95%) Amazon S3
4 15 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.83%) SaaS
5 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.85%) GitHub
9 6 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.61%) IaaS
11 4 (0.49%) Office 365
11 4 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.49%) Google Checkout
12 3 (0.37%) Boomi
12 3 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.37%) Heroku
13 2 (0.24%) PaaS
13 2 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.33%) Internet
2 37 (4.51%) HTTP
3 36 (4.38%) Intranet
4 27 (3.29%) Firewall
5 23 (2.80%) Network Security
6 15 (1.83%) SSL
7 13 (1.58%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.34%) DNS
9 9 (1.10%) LDAP
9 9 (1.10%) SAN
10 8 (0.97%) VPN
11 7 (0.85%) Extranet
12 6 (0.73%) LAN
12 6 (0.73%) WAN
13 5 (0.61%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.49%) SSH
14 4 (0.49%) X.500
14 4 (0.49%) DHCP
14 4 (0.49%) FTP
14 4 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.60%) Oracle Database
3 39 (4.75%) Relational Database
4 37 (4.51%) MySQL
5 32 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (2.07%) MongoDB
12 14 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.71%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.58%) Big Data
13 13 (1.58%) NoSQL
14 12 (1.46%) InterSystems Cache
15 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 94 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 93 (11.33%) Visual Studio
3 85 (10.35%) Jenkins
4 73 (8.89%) JUnit
5 70 (8.53%) Subversion
6 68 (8.28%) Selenium
7 63 (7.67%) Cucumber
8 45 (5.48%) Maven
9 41 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (4.14%) JIRA
11 30 (3.65%) Mockito
12 23 (2.80%) Eclipse
13 18 (2.19%) Ant
14 15 (1.83%) Axure RP
14 15 (1.83%) NUnit
15 11 (1.34%) TeamCity
15 11 (1.34%) StyleCop
16 9 (1.10%) SoapUI
16 9 (1.10%) Toad
17 8 (0.97%) Xcode
General
1 83 (10.11%) Finance
2 28 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.92%) Publishing
4 22 (2.68%) Retail
5 16 (1.95%) Marketing
6 14 (1.71%) Banking
7 9 (1.10%) Automotive
8 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.73%) Military
10 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.37%) Games
10 3 (0.37%) Billing
10 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Legal
11 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 506 (61.63%) Developer
2 120 (14.62%) Java Developer
3 105 (12.79%) .NET Developer
4 87 (10.60%) Analyst
5 81 (9.87%) C# Developer
6 69 (8.40%) Architect
7 52 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (5.72%) Web Developer
9 39 (4.75%) Senior Developer
10 33 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (4.02%) Business Analyst
11 29 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
12 28 (3.41%) iOS Developer
13 27 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (2.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (2.80%) Test Analyst
16 21 (2.56%) Software Engineer
17 17 (2.07%) ServiceNow Developer
17 17 (2.07%) Designer
17 17 (2.07%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (33.25%) .NET
2 238 (28.99%) XML
3 224 (27.28%) HTML
4 199 (24.24%) CSS
5 173 (21.07%) SOAP
6 168 (20.46%) ASP.NET
7 140 (17.05%) RESTful
8 133 (16.20%) jQuery
9 131 (15.96%) WCF
10 122 (14.86%) REST
11 101 (12.30%) Spring
12 89 (10.84%) JSON
13 88 (10.72%) .NET Framework
14 81 (9.87%) HTML5
15 69 (8.40%) Ajax
16 68 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 59 (7.19%) Hibernate
18 57 (6.94%) J2EE
18 57 (6.94%) AngularJS
19 48 (5.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.58%) User Experience
2 50 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 45 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (4.38%) Client/Server
4 36 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 27 (3.29%) iPhone
7 23 (2.80%) CMDB
8 19 (2.31%) W3C
9 15 (1.83%) iPad
10 14 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.58%) Web 2.0
12 11 (1.34%) Social Media
12 11 (1.34%) Clustering
13 10 (1.22%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (0.97%) Replication
14 8 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
14 8 (0.97%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 160 (19.49%) Linux
2 76 (9.26%) Windows
3 47 (5.72%) UNIX
4 34 (4.14%) Apple iOS
5 28 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.07%) Android
7 7 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.73%) CentOS
8 6 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.61%) AIX
10 4 (0.49%) zOS
10 4 (0.49%) Solaris
11 3 (0.37%) MVS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (21.32%) TDD
2 175 (21.32%) Scrum
3 131 (15.96%) MVC
4 104 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (11.69%) SOA
6 91 (11.08%) OO
7 82 (9.99%) BDD
8 81 (9.87%) Web Development
9 73 (8.89%) Unit Testing
10 64 (7.80%) Content Management
11 61 (7.43%) Software Engineering
12 51 (6.21%) UML
13 50 (6.09%) DevOps
14 43 (5.24%) ITIL
15 41 (4.99%) Open Source
16 40 (4.87%) Workflow
17 39 (4.75%) Migration
17 39 (4.75%) E-Commerce
18 37 (4.51%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 282 (34.35%) Java
2 248 (30.21%) C#
3 241 (29.35%) JavaScript
4 227 (27.65%) SQL
5 44 (5.36%) T-SQL
6 43 (5.24%) Python
7 33 (4.02%) Objective-C
8 31 (3.78%) PL/SQL
9 30 (3.65%) PHP
10 19 (2.31%) C++
11 16 (1.95%) C
12 15 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.46%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.34%) VB
14 11 (1.34%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.97%) Ruby
15 8 (0.97%) Perl
16 7 (0.85%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 6 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (6.94%) Degree
1 57 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 35 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.73%) MCITP
6 6 (0.73%) ISEB
6 6 (0.73%) MCSE
6 6 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.49%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.37%) CISSP
9 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) MCSD
9 1 (0.12%) CCNA
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.29%) QA
2 6 (0.73%) WCAG
3 3 (0.37%) GxP
3 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.85%) Docker
3 7 (0.85%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.49%) XenApp
5 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.49%) HDFS
6 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.24%) vSphere
6 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.12%) vCloud
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 65 (7.92%) Puppet
2 20 (2.44%) Vagrant
3 16 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.10%) TeamSite
5 8 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.97%) Ansible
6 7 (0.85%) Nagios
7 5 (0.61%) CloudHub
8 4 (0.49%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.49%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.37%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.37%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.12%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.12%) Kibana
10 1 (0.12%) Salt
10 1 (0.12%) logstash
10 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 180 (21.92%) Oracle
2 120 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.38%) HP
4 30 (3.65%) Red Hat
5 29 (3.53%) Sitecore
5 29 (3.53%) Google
6 28 (3.41%) BMC
7 25 (3.05%) Remedy
8 23 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (2.68%) ServiceNow
10 21 (2.56%) CA
11 18 (2.19%) SAP
11 18 (2.19%) Adobe
12 16 (1.95%) VMware
12 16 (1.95%) OpenText
13 14 (1.71%) RedDot
13 14 (1.71%) Akamai
14 12 (1.46%) Apple
15 11 (1.34%) TIBCO
16 10 (1.22%) ForgeRock
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