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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 47 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 333 345 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.58% 3.94% 3.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.37% 15.27% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 172 177
Average daily rate
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£353 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.74% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.31 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.51% -24.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £23.13 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.70 £32.25 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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
2318 2260 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.95% 25.84% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1268 1192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -3 121 £355 -8.97% 34
Berkshire -10 61 £375 -6.25% 18
Surrey +11 49 £375 - 28
Oxfordshire +4 30 £310 -31.11% 17
Buckinghamshire -30 25 £350 +1.44% 12
East Sussex -1 15 £268 -26.20% 6
Kent -3 13 £325 -21.21% 6
West Sussex +1 11 £450 +35.33% 12
Middlesex -4 6 £500 +56.86% 4
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 29 August 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.

1 244 (35.52%) Java
2 238 (34.64%) .NET
3 231 (33.62%) SQL
4 207 (30.13%) JavaScript
5 205 (29.84%) XML
6 196 (28.53%) SQL Server
7 189 (27.51%) SOAP
8 185 (26.93%) C#
9 164 (23.87%) HTML
10 159 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
11 150 (21.83%) Scrum
12 133 (19.36%) CSS
13 116 (16.89%) Linux
14 108 (15.72%) Oracle
14 108 (15.72%) jQuery
15 107 (15.57%) REST
16 104 (15.14%) Windows
17 103 (14.99%) ASP.NET
18 102 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
19 99 (14.41%) MVC
20 97 (14.12%) WCF
21 92 (13.39%) Spring
22 87 (12.66%) Microsoft
23 86 (12.52%) Security Cleared
24 85 (12.37%) J2EE
25 84 (12.23%) Finance
26 83 (12.08%) Visual Studio
27 79 (11.50%) TDD
27 79 (11.50%) RESTful
28 76 (11.06%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 62 (9.02%) Apache
2 47 (6.84%) WebSphere
3 43 (6.26%) SharePoint
4 33 (4.80%) Tomcat
5 28 (4.08%) CMS
6 27 (3.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (3.64%) IIS
8 19 (2.77%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (2.04%) Drupal
9 14 (2.04%) Node.js
10 13 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (1.46%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.46%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.31%) Confluence
12 9 (1.31%) Liferay
13 8 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.02%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.87%) ColdFusion
16 5 (0.73%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.64%) MS Office
3 8 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.73%) MS Project
6 4 (0.58%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Blender
Business Applications
1 13 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.29%) Exstream
6 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.29%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.15%) Tridion
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 65 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.68%) SaaS
3 26 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (2.47%) Amazon S3
4 17 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.04%) Office 365
6 7 (1.02%) Force.com
7 4 (0.58%) PaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.13%) HTTP
2 43 (6.26%) Internet
3 38 (5.53%) LDAP
4 20 (2.91%) Firewall
5 14 (2.04%) SSL
6 12 (1.75%) DNS
7 11 (1.60%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.31%) Network Security
9 8 (1.16%) LAN
10 7 (1.02%) WAN
10 7 (1.02%) SAN
11 4 (0.58%) VPN
11 4 (0.58%) AMQP
11 4 (0.58%) FTP
12 3 (0.44%) Intranet
12 3 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.44%) DVB
12 3 (0.44%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.29%) ATM
13 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (28.53%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.22%) MySQL
5 28 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (3.35%) DTS
8 19 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (2.77%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.47%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (2.04%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.75%) IDOL
13 10 (1.46%) OLAP
14 9 (1.31%) Big Data
15 8 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 83 (12.08%) Visual Studio
2 76 (11.06%) Jenkins
3 73 (10.63%) Subversion
4 68 (9.90%) Git (software)
5 59 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (8.59%) Maven
5 59 (8.59%) Eclipse
6 50 (7.28%) Cucumber
7 43 (6.26%) JIRA
8 42 (6.11%) Selenium
9 40 (5.82%) JUnit
10 34 (4.95%) SoapUI
11 31 (4.51%) SpecFlow
12 26 (3.78%) Ant
13 16 (2.33%) FitNesse
13 16 (2.33%) Mockito
14 14 (2.04%) RSpec
15 13 (1.89%) JMeter
16 9 (1.31%) NUnit
17 8 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 84 (12.23%) Finance
2 28 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.35%) Marketing
4 11 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.46%) Publishing
6 9 (1.31%) Banking
6 9 (1.31%) Automotive
7 8 (1.16%) Electronics
8 6 (0.87%) Military
9 4 (0.58%) Law
9 4 (0.58%) Legal
10 3 (0.44%) Advertising
10 3 (0.44%) Retail
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 368 (53.57%) Developer
2 83 (12.08%) Java Developer
3 81 (11.79%) .NET Developer
4 76 (11.06%) Analyst
5 68 (9.90%) Architect
6 49 (7.13%) C# Developer
7 48 (6.99%) Test Analyst
8 44 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
10 37 (5.39%) Software Engineer
11 35 (5.09%) Consultant
12 31 (4.51%) Software Developer
13 25 (3.64%) Python Developer
14 22 (3.20%) Senior Developer
15 21 (3.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 20 (2.91%) Mobile Developer
16 20 (2.91%) Test Engineer
17 19 (2.77%) Designer
18 18 (2.62%) SharePoint Developer
19 17 (2.47%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (34.64%) .NET
2 205 (29.84%) XML
3 189 (27.51%) SOAP
4 164 (23.87%) HTML
5 133 (19.36%) CSS
6 108 (15.72%) jQuery
7 107 (15.57%) REST
8 103 (14.99%) ASP.NET
9 97 (14.12%) WCF
10 92 (13.39%) Spring
11 85 (12.37%) J2EE
12 79 (11.50%) RESTful
13 71 (10.33%) Ajax
14 69 (10.04%) .NET Framework
15 52 (7.57%) JSON
15 52 (7.57%) HTML5
16 51 (7.42%) Hibernate
17 44 (6.40%) WPF
18 42 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (4.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.28%) Open Source
2 45 (6.55%) Mobile App
3 30 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.06%) iPhone
5 20 (2.91%) iPad
5 20 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 12 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.75%) CMDB
7 11 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.60%) DTV
7 11 (1.60%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.16%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.02%) CESG
10 6 (0.87%) GIS
11 5 (0.73%) IPTV
11 5 (0.73%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.73%) Clustering
11 5 (0.73%) Social Media
11 5 (0.73%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 116 (16.89%) Linux
2 104 (15.14%) Windows
3 68 (9.90%) UNIX
4 30 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (3.35%) CentOS
7 16 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.04%) Android
9 13 (1.89%) Solaris
10 11 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.46%) Debian
12 9 (1.31%) AIX
13 6 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.29%) SUSE
17 1 (0.15%) zOS
17 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (21.83%) Scrum
3 102 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
4 99 (14.41%) MVC
5 79 (11.50%) TDD
6 75 (10.92%) SOA
7 66 (9.61%) Web Development
8 60 (8.73%) BDD
8 60 (8.73%) Software Engineering
9 53 (7.71%) DevOps
10 51 (7.42%) OO
11 48 (6.99%) Workflow
12 39 (5.68%) ITIL
13 38 (5.53%) Migration
13 38 (5.53%) Unit Testing
14 36 (5.24%) Content Management
15 35 (5.09%) Test Automation
16 34 (4.95%) CRM
16 34 (4.95%) Responsive Web Design
17 30 (4.37%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 244 (35.52%) Java
2 231 (33.62%) SQL
3 207 (30.13%) JavaScript
4 185 (26.93%) C#
5 55 (8.01%) Python
6 40 (5.82%) T-SQL
7 36 (5.24%) PHP
8 28 (4.08%) Objective-C
9 27 (3.93%) PL/SQL
9 27 (3.93%) VB.NET
10 26 (3.78%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.33%) Ruby
11 16 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.18%) C
13 11 (1.60%) Korn
14 10 (1.46%) VB
15 7 (1.02%) VBA
15 7 (1.02%) Perl
15 7 (1.02%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (12.52%) Security Cleared
2 59 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.09%) Degree
4 25 (3.64%) ISEB
5 13 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.02%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.44%) PMP
11 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.44%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.29%) APMP
13 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
13 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.15%) CCIE
13 1 (0.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.86%) QA
2 16 (2.33%) SLA
3 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.44%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.75%) vCloud
3 8 (1.16%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.87%) XenApp
5 5 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.73%) Docker
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.58%) vSphere
7 3 (0.44%) Varnish
7 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.29%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 60 (8.73%) Puppet
2 31 (4.51%) Vagrant
3 19 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.87%) Ansible
5 5 (0.73%) Nagios
5 5 (0.73%) CA Wily
6 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.58%) WebInspect
7 3 (0.44%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.29%) Cacti
8 2 (0.29%) Plesk
8 2 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.15%) WSUS
9 1 (0.15%) Netcool
9 1 (0.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 108 (15.72%) Oracle
2 87 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 42 (6.11%) VMware
4 40 (5.82%) Red Hat
5 24 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (3.06%) SAP
7 20 (2.91%) IBM
7 20 (2.91%) EMC
8 19 (2.77%) Apple
9 18 (2.62%) JBoss
10 16 (2.33%) HP
10 16 (2.33%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.75%) Meridio
12 11 (1.60%) Google
13 10 (1.46%) BMC
14 9 (1.31%) Citrix
14 9 (1.31%) Sencha
15 8 (1.16%) Cisco
15 8 (1.16%) Metastorm
15 8 (1.16%) Remedy
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