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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 45 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 402 327 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.99% 3.58% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.32% 14.24% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 195 172
Average daily rate
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£400 £355 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £112.00 £26.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +325.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
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
2624 2297 2286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.05% 25.15% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1300 1280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 62
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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 -2 103 £378 +6.33% 31
Berkshire +18 93 £475 +26.66% 25
Surrey +1 56 £404 +7.66% 18
West Sussex +15 52 £406 -9.72% 14
Buckinghamshire +6 45 £400 +14.28% 16
Oxfordshire -24 29 £400 +29.03% 10
Kent -3 8 £345 +6.15% 3
East Sussex -10 8 £350 +30.84% 3
Middlesex +1 3 - -
Home Counties +5 1 £475 +15.15%
Sussex +1 1 £400 -40.74% 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 284 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (37.94%) Java
3 216 (28.95%) XML
4 210 (28.15%) C#
5 188 (25.20%) SQL
6 184 (24.66%) HTML
7 183 (24.53%) .NET
8 174 (23.32%) JavaScript
9 166 (22.25%) SOAP
10 161 (21.58%) Oracle
11 151 (20.24%) CSS
12 145 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 136 (18.23%) REST
14 131 (17.56%) TDD
15 115 (15.42%) SOA
16 113 (15.15%) MVC
16 113 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
17 112 (15.01%) RESTful
17 112 (15.01%) Scrum
18 111 (14.88%) Linux
19 104 (13.94%) WCF
19 104 (13.94%) jQuery
20 100 (13.40%) Microsoft
21 98 (13.14%) Spring
22 93 (12.47%) ASP.NET
23 92 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
24 88 (11.80%) JSON
25 83 (11.13%) Finance
26 81 (10.86%) Git (software)
27 78 (10.46%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 65 (8.71%) JBoss
2 44 (5.90%) Tomcat
3 43 (5.76%) WebSphere
4 42 (5.63%) Apache
5 39 (5.23%) SharePoint
5 39 (5.23%) CMS
6 34 (4.56%) WebLogic
6 34 (4.56%) IIS
7 27 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (2.95%) Confluence
9 20 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.21%) SAS
11 9 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.94%) MQSeries
13 7 (0.94%) Node.js
14 6 (0.80%) nginx
15 5 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.47%) MS Office
4 4 (0.54%) MS Project
5 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (1.07%) Remedy AR System
4 7 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.80%) Magento
6 5 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.54%) Cordys
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 92 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.88%) Amazon SQS
4 13 (1.74%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.61%) SaaS
6 11 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.80%) Office 365
8 6 (0.80%) IaaS
9 5 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.67%) Google Checkout
10 3 (0.40%) Heroku
11 2 (0.27%) PaaS
11 2 (0.27%) Boomi
11 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.13%) GitHub
12 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.09%) HTTP
2 30 (4.02%) Internet
3 21 (2.82%) Firewall
4 20 (2.68%) Intranet
5 19 (2.55%) SSL
6 16 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 16 (2.14%) DNS
7 14 (1.88%) FTP
8 13 (1.74%) LDAP
9 11 (1.47%) SAN
9 11 (1.47%) Wireshark
10 10 (1.34%) Network Security
10 10 (1.34%) LAN
11 9 (1.21%) HTTPS
12 8 (1.07%) DHCP
12 8 (1.07%) SSH
13 7 (0.94%) WAN
13 7 (0.94%) VPN
14 4 (0.54%) SMTP
14 4 (0.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 62 (8.31%) MySQL
4 43 (5.76%) Oracle Database
5 33 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (3.62%) Big Data
8 24 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (2.14%) Hadoop
12 15 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.74%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.61%) DB2
15 10 (1.34%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.21%) NoSQL
17 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
18 7 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
19 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (10.86%) Git (software)
2 77 (10.32%) Jenkins
3 58 (7.77%) JUnit
4 57 (7.64%) Subversion
5 47 (6.30%) Selenium
6 44 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (5.36%) Maven
8 38 (5.09%) Cucumber
9 33 (4.42%) Visual Studio
9 33 (4.42%) Eclipse
10 32 (4.29%) JIRA
11 24 (3.22%) SoapUI
12 20 (2.68%) Ant
13 18 (2.41%) Mockito
14 12 (1.61%) TeamCity
14 12 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (1.61%) Gradle
15 11 (1.47%) FindBugs
15 11 (1.47%) Checkstyle
16 10 (1.34%) Hudson
General
1 83 (11.13%) Finance
2 49 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.74%) Banking
4 11 (1.47%) Publishing
5 9 (1.21%) Retail
5 9 (1.21%) Law
5 9 (1.21%) Marketing
6 6 (0.80%) Automotive
6 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.40%) Games
7 3 (0.40%) Billing
7 3 (0.40%) Legal
7 3 (0.40%) Back Office
8 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.27%) Military
9 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.13%) Front Office
9 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 450 (60.32%) Developer
2 126 (16.89%) Java Developer
3 75 (10.05%) Architect
4 71 (9.52%) Analyst
5 70 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 51 (6.84%) C# Developer
7 47 (6.30%) Senior Developer
8 34 (4.56%) Web Developer
9 28 (3.75%) Business Analyst
9 28 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
11 26 (3.49%) Software Engineer
12 25 (3.35%) Test Analyst
13 21 (2.82%) Ab Initio Developer
14 20 (2.68%) Applications Architect
14 20 (2.68%) Consultant
14 20 (2.68%) ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (2.55%) ServiceNow Developer
16 18 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (28.95%) XML
2 184 (24.66%) HTML
3 183 (24.53%) .NET
4 166 (22.25%) SOAP
5 151 (20.24%) CSS
6 136 (18.23%) REST
7 112 (15.01%) RESTful
8 104 (13.94%) jQuery
8 104 (13.94%) WCF
9 98 (13.14%) Spring
10 93 (12.47%) ASP.NET
11 88 (11.80%) JSON
12 77 (10.32%) HTML5
13 67 (8.98%) AngularJS
14 66 (8.85%) J2EE
15 63 (8.45%) .NET Framework
16 49 (6.57%) CSS3
17 46 (6.17%) Ajax
18 44 (5.90%) JMS
19 41 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.42%) Client/Server
3 31 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.02%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.89%) CMDB
6 26 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 26 (3.49%) User Experience
7 11 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.47%) Replication
8 10 (1.34%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.34%) iPad
8 10 (1.34%) iPhone
8 10 (1.34%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.21%) GIS
10 8 (1.07%) DataPower
10 8 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (0.94%) Clustering
12 6 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 111 (14.88%) Linux
2 63 (8.45%) Windows
3 45 (6.03%) UNIX
4 20 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.14%) Android
7 9 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.80%) CentOS
10 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.40%) MVS
11 3 (0.40%) AIX
12 2 (0.27%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) zOS
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (17.56%) TDD
3 115 (15.42%) SOA
4 113 (15.15%) MVC
4 113 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (15.01%) Scrum
6 78 (10.46%) Unit Testing
7 74 (9.92%) Web Development
8 73 (9.79%) BDD
9 63 (8.45%) OO
10 60 (8.04%) ITIL
11 52 (6.97%) UML
12 46 (6.17%) E-Commerce
13 45 (6.03%) Software Engineering
13 45 (6.03%) SDLC
14 41 (5.50%) ITSM
15 39 (5.23%) CRM
16 38 (5.09%) Migration
17 35 (4.69%) DevOps
18 34 (4.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (37.94%) Java
2 210 (28.15%) C#
3 188 (25.20%) SQL
4 174 (23.32%) JavaScript
5 57 (7.64%) Python
6 42 (5.63%) Shell Script
7 41 (5.50%) T-SQL
8 37 (4.96%) PHP
9 31 (4.16%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.95%) Perl
11 18 (2.41%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.01%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.01%) VB
13 14 (1.88%) C++
14 10 (1.34%) VBScript
14 10 (1.34%) Ruby
15 9 (1.21%) C
15 9 (1.21%) Jython
16 7 (0.94%) PHP5
16 7 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 47 (6.30%) Degree
3 43 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.80%) SAS Certification
5 6 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.67%) MCITP
7 4 (0.54%) OCPJWCD
7 4 (0.54%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.54%) OCMJD
7 4 (0.54%) ISEB
8 3 (0.40%) CISSP
8 3 (0.40%) RHCE
8 3 (0.40%) PMP
8 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) GxP
2 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.34%) Docker
3 7 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.54%) XenApp
4 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.54%) HDFS
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.27%) vSphere
6 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.13%) KVM
7 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.13%) vCloud
7 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (4.69%) Puppet
2 17 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.47%) Ansible
4 10 (1.34%) Nagios
5 7 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.80%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.67%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.54%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.54%) Cacti
8 4 (0.54%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.40%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.27%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.27%) OVSD
10 2 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.13%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.13%) WSUS
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 161 (21.58%) Oracle
2 100 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.16%) HP
3 31 (4.16%) BMC
4 28 (3.75%) CA
5 23 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 23 (3.08%) ServiceNow
6 21 (2.82%) Remedy
6 21 (2.82%) Ab Initio
7 17 (2.28%) IBM
8 16 (2.14%) SAP
9 15 (2.01%) TIBCO
10 12 (1.61%) VMware
11 11 (1.47%) Progress
11 11 (1.47%) Google
12 10 (1.34%) Citrix
13 9 (1.21%) Talend
14 8 (1.07%) Telerik
14 8 (1.07%) Sitecore
15 6 (0.80%) hybris
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