The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 46 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 327 304 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.56% 3.59% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.85% 14.45% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 149 207
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -24.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -19.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2202 2104 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.99% 24.87% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1147 1145
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 65 74
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Web Services
England

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -7 106 £350 -7.89% 26
Berkshire -4 81 £339 -15.31% 33
Surrey +19 49 £375 -6.25% 27
Buckinghamshire -23 24 £420 +20.00% 14
Oxfordshire +11 23 £300 -33.33% 23
Kent +1 12 £338 -18.18% 7
West Sussex -8 11 £450 +28.11% 7
East Sussex +4 10 £250 -26.47% 10
Middlesex -5 6 £450 +38.46% 2
Sussex 0 1 £675 - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 249 (37.11%) SQL
2 242 (36.07%) .NET
3 238 (35.47%) Java
4 209 (31.15%) JavaScript
5 203 (30.25%) XML
6 189 (28.17%) C#
6 189 (28.17%) SQL Server
7 187 (27.87%) SOAP
8 169 (25.19%) HTML
9 148 (22.06%) CSS
10 136 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
11 130 (19.37%) Scrum
12 120 (17.88%) Linux
13 109 (16.24%) jQuery
14 108 (16.10%) Oracle
15 107 (15.95%) REST
16 106 (15.80%) ASP.NET
17 105 (15.65%) Windows
18 100 (14.90%) WCF
19 97 (14.46%) Finance
20 89 (13.26%) Visual Studio
21 87 (12.97%) Spring
22 86 (12.82%) Microsoft
22 86 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
23 85 (12.67%) MVC
24 80 (11.92%) SOA
25 79 (11.77%) UNIX
26 77 (11.48%) J2EE
27 76 (11.33%) Security Cleared
28 73 (10.88%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 55 (8.20%) WebSphere
2 44 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 43 (6.41%) Apache
4 32 (4.77%) CMS
5 31 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 31 (4.62%) Tomcat
6 25 (3.73%) IIS
7 18 (2.68%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (2.09%) Node.js
9 13 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.64%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.34%) Liferay
13 8 (1.19%) GlassFish
13 8 (1.19%) Drupal
14 6 (0.89%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.89%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.75%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.43%) MS Office
3 8 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.75%) MS Project
6 4 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Blender
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.30%) Exstream
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.15%) Tridion
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.96%) SaaS
3 23 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 13 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.79%) Office 365
6 6 (0.89%) Force.com
7 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.45%) PaaS
9 2 (0.30%) IaaS
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.15%) Route 53
10 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.45%) LDAP
2 40 (5.96%) HTTP
3 32 (4.77%) Internet
4 18 (2.68%) Firewall
5 15 (2.24%) SSL
6 11 (1.64%) DNS
7 10 (1.49%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.04%) SAN
8 7 (1.04%) VPN
8 7 (1.04%) Network Security
9 5 (0.75%) LAN
10 4 (0.60%) AMQP
10 4 (0.60%) WAN
11 3 (0.45%) Intranet
11 3 (0.45%) FTP
11 3 (0.45%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.30%) NAS
12 2 (0.30%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (7.90%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (3.73%) DTS
5 25 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (3.28%) MySQL
7 20 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.68%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (2.24%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.09%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.64%) IDOL
13 10 (1.49%) Big Data
14 9 (1.34%) OLAP
14 9 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 89 (13.26%) Visual Studio
2 65 (9.69%) Subversion
2 65 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (9.24%) Jenkins
4 58 (8.64%) Git (software)
4 58 (8.64%) Eclipse
5 46 (6.86%) Maven
6 33 (4.92%) JUnit
6 33 (4.92%) Cucumber
7 31 (4.62%) SoapUI
8 30 (4.47%) Selenium
9 28 (4.17%) JIRA
9 28 (4.17%) SpecFlow
10 27 (4.02%) Ant
11 12 (1.79%) RSpec
12 10 (1.49%) FitNesse
12 10 (1.49%) Mockito
13 8 (1.19%) NUnit
14 7 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 97 (14.46%) Finance
2 25 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.28%) Marketing
4 12 (1.79%) Banking
5 10 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.34%) Publishing
7 7 (1.04%) Electronics
8 6 (0.89%) Automotive
8 6 (0.89%) Military
8 6 (0.89%) Retail
9 5 (0.75%) Law
9 5 (0.75%) Legal
10 3 (0.45%) Front Office
10 3 (0.45%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 367 (54.69%) Developer
2 93 (13.86%) .NET Developer
3 84 (12.52%) Java Developer
4 76 (11.33%) Analyst
5 61 (9.09%) Architect
6 51 (7.60%) C# Developer
7 48 (7.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 45 (6.71%) Test Analyst
9 36 (5.37%) Consultant
10 33 (4.92%) Software Engineer
10 33 (4.92%) Python Developer
11 31 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (3.73%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (3.58%) Test Engineer
13 24 (3.58%) Software Developer
13 24 (3.58%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.68%) SharePoint Developer
15 17 (2.53%) QA Analyst
15 17 (2.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (36.07%) .NET
2 203 (30.25%) XML
3 187 (27.87%) SOAP
4 169 (25.19%) HTML
5 148 (22.06%) CSS
6 109 (16.24%) jQuery
7 107 (15.95%) REST
8 106 (15.80%) ASP.NET
9 100 (14.90%) WCF
10 87 (12.97%) Spring
11 77 (11.48%) J2EE
12 64 (9.54%) .NET Framework
13 63 (9.39%) Ajax
14 60 (8.94%) RESTful
14 60 (8.94%) HTML5
15 55 (8.20%) JSON
16 50 (7.45%) Hibernate
17 47 (7.00%) WPF
18 41 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 36 (5.37%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.45%) Open Source
2 39 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (5.51%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.53%) CMDB
5 16 (2.38%) iPad
6 15 (2.24%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.09%) iPhone
8 13 (1.94%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.34%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.19%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.04%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.04%) DTV
12 7 (1.04%) CESG
13 5 (0.75%) Clustering
13 5 (0.75%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (0.75%) Social Media
14 4 (0.60%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.60%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 120 (17.88%) Linux
2 105 (15.65%) Windows
3 79 (11.77%) UNIX
4 24 (3.58%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (2.83%) CentOS
6 15 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.94%) Android
8 11 (1.64%) Solaris
8 11 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.04%) AIX
10 6 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.60%) Debian
12 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.30%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) zOS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (19.37%) Scrum
3 86 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (12.67%) MVC
5 80 (11.92%) SOA
6 73 (10.88%) Web Development
7 57 (8.49%) TDD
8 56 (8.35%) OO
9 52 (7.75%) Workflow
10 51 (7.60%) Software Engineering
10 51 (7.60%) BDD
11 48 (7.15%) DevOps
12 43 (6.41%) ITIL
13 42 (6.26%) Migration
14 40 (5.96%) Responsive Web Design
14 40 (5.96%) Content Management
15 38 (5.66%) Unit Testing
16 32 (4.77%) Software Testing
16 32 (4.77%) Web Design
17 30 (4.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 249 (37.11%) SQL
2 238 (35.47%) Java
3 209 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 189 (28.17%) C#
5 63 (9.39%) Python
6 38 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 32 (4.77%) PHP
8 30 (4.47%) PL/SQL
9 26 (3.87%) VB.NET
10 21 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.83%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.24%) Ruby
12 15 (2.24%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.94%) C
14 11 (1.64%) Korn
15 10 (1.49%) Perl
16 9 (1.34%) VB
17 7 (1.04%) VBA
17 7 (1.04%) Apex Code
18 5 (0.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 76 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.66%) Degree
4 29 (4.32%) ISEB
5 11 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.75%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.45%) PMP
9 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.45%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.30%) APMP
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CCIE
11 1 (0.15%) CCNA
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.35%) QA
2 18 (2.68%) SLA
3 4 (0.60%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.60%) HL7
3 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.49%) vCloud
3 5 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.75%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.60%) vSphere
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.45%) Varnish
6 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.30%) XenApp
6 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.30%) Docker
6 2 (0.30%) Xen
6 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 52 (7.75%) Puppet
2 25 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (3.43%) Vagrant
4 8 (1.19%) Ansible
5 6 (0.89%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (0.75%) CA Wily
6 5 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.60%) Nagios
8 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.45%) Cacti
9 2 (0.30%) Plesk
9 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.30%) WSUS
9 2 (0.30%) Salt
9 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Netcool
10 1 (0.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 108 (16.10%) Oracle
2 86 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.77%) VMware
4 25 (3.73%) Red Hat
5 24 (3.58%) ServiceNow
5 24 (3.58%) HP
6 23 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.98%) SAP
7 20 (2.98%) JBoss
8 18 (2.68%) IBM
9 17 (2.53%) EMC
10 16 (2.38%) BMC
11 15 (2.24%) Apple
12 13 (1.94%) Remedy
13 11 (1.64%) Meridio
13 11 (1.64%) Google
13 11 (1.64%) Sencha
14 8 (1.19%) Metastorm
14 8 (1.19%) webMethods
15 7 (1.04%) ESRI
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 280-320
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent Police
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350-400
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent Police
Rate: £30,427 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: 200-250 Per Annum 200 - 250 per day
Posted: 11 days ago