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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 38 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 452 252 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.68% 2.85% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.78% 12.14% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 140 138
Average daily rate
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£360 £348 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £238 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.76 £33.45 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £40.10 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +5.29%
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
2407 2076 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.93% 23.48% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1172 903
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 95
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.97 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +30 121 £353 +8.46% 28
Berkshire +9 82 £375 +1.35% 40
Surrey +4 57 £325 -1.51% 30
Buckinghamshire +7 51 £400 +20.30% 18
East Sussex +23 45 £350 +7.69% 12
Oxfordshire +6 37 £375 +44.23% 20
West Sussex +4 29 £308 -12.14% 6
Kent +4 16 £394 +12.50% 7
Middlesex +10 10 £350 -3.44% 2
Isle of Wight - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 366 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (36.01%) .NET
3 260 (32.62%) Java
4 251 (31.49%) JavaScript
5 233 (29.23%) SQL
6 223 (27.98%) C#
7 220 (27.60%) HTML
8 214 (26.85%) XML
9 197 (24.72%) TDD
10 193 (24.22%) CSS
11 175 (21.96%) SOAP
11 175 (21.96%) Scrum
12 172 (21.58%) ASP.NET
13 158 (19.82%) Linux
14 157 (19.70%) Oracle
15 151 (18.95%) MVC
16 147 (18.44%) RESTful
17 144 (18.07%) SQL Server
18 138 (17.31%) jQuery
19 121 (15.18%) Microsoft
20 118 (14.81%) WCF
21 115 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
22 112 (14.05%) Spring
23 108 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
24 103 (12.92%) REST
25 102 (12.80%) Git (software)
26 97 (12.17%) Visual Studio
27 92 (11.54%) Jenkins
28 89 (11.17%) Finance
29 88 (11.04%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 69 (8.66%) CMS
2 64 (8.03%) Apache
3 60 (7.53%) Tomcat
4 54 (6.78%) WebLogic
5 46 (5.77%) SharePoint
6 44 (5.52%) IIS
7 36 (4.52%) WebSphere
8 32 (4.02%) JBoss
9 20 (2.51%) Node.js
10 18 (2.26%) Confluence
11 16 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.88%) SAS
13 12 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (1.38%) Drupal
14 11 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (1.13%) TeamSite
Applications
1 42 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.01%) MS Office
2 16 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.63%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.00%) assyst
3 8 (1.00%) Magento
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.75%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 115 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.26%) SaaS
3 23 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 14 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.88%) Route 53
6 7 (0.88%) GitHub
7 6 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (0.75%) Office 365
7 6 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.38%) Yammer
9 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.25%) IaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (8.28%) Internet
2 38 (4.77%) Intranet
3 34 (4.27%) HTTP
4 28 (3.51%) Network Security
5 17 (2.13%) Firewall
6 14 (1.76%) SSL
7 13 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.00%) MPLS
9 7 (0.88%) Extranet
9 7 (0.88%) LDAP
9 7 (0.88%) SDH
9 7 (0.88%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
11 5 (0.63%) VPN
12 4 (0.50%) SSH
12 4 (0.50%) DNS
12 4 (0.50%) FTP
13 3 (0.38%) AMQP
13 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.52%) Oracle Database
3 30 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 30 (3.76%) MySQL
4 29 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (2.13%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.63%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.13%) Big Data
14 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 102 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 97 (12.17%) Visual Studio
3 92 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 85 (10.66%) Subversion
5 75 (9.41%) JUnit
6 64 (8.03%) Maven
6 64 (8.03%) Selenium
7 59 (7.40%) Cucumber
8 43 (5.40%) Mockito
9 39 (4.89%) JIRA
10 33 (4.14%) Eclipse
10 33 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (2.26%) Axure RP
12 17 (2.13%) Ant
13 16 (2.01%) NUnit
13 16 (2.01%) Toad
14 14 (1.76%) StyleCop
15 10 (1.25%) RSpec
16 8 (1.00%) TeamCity
17 7 (0.88%) FitNesse
General
1 89 (11.17%) Finance
2 31 (3.89%) Publishing
2 31 (3.89%) Marketing
3 30 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.26%) Retail
5 11 (1.38%) Turkish Language
6 7 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.75%) Banking
8 5 (0.63%) Military
8 5 (0.63%) Automotive
9 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.38%) Legal
9 3 (0.38%) Electronics
10 2 (0.25%) Games
10 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 473 (59.35%) Developer
2 111 (13.93%) Java Developer
3 107 (13.43%) .NET Developer
4 68 (8.53%) Architect
5 65 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 63 (7.90%) Analyst
7 53 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (4.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
10 33 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
11 31 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 31 (3.89%) Consultant
12 30 (3.76%) Web Developer
13 29 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (3.39%) iOS Developer
15 24 (3.01%) Business Analyst
16 19 (2.38%) CMS Developer
16 19 (2.38%) PHP Developer
17 17 (2.13%) Software Developer
17 17 (2.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (36.01%) .NET
2 220 (27.60%) HTML
3 214 (26.85%) XML
4 193 (24.22%) CSS
5 175 (21.96%) SOAP
6 172 (21.58%) ASP.NET
7 147 (18.44%) RESTful
8 138 (17.31%) jQuery
9 118 (14.81%) WCF
10 112 (14.05%) Spring
11 103 (12.92%) REST
12 87 (10.92%) JSON
13 80 (10.04%) .NET Framework
14 75 (9.41%) HTML5
15 72 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 68 (8.53%) Ajax
17 62 (7.78%) J2EE
18 60 (7.53%) Hibernate
19 57 (7.15%) XSLT
20 47 (5.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.03%) Open Source
2 47 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 44 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (5.14%) User Experience
5 35 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.26%) iPhone
7 23 (2.89%) W3C
8 19 (2.38%) Computer Science
9 18 (2.26%) Web 2.0
10 17 (2.13%) Client/Server
11 16 (2.01%) Social Media
12 13 (1.63%) iPad
12 13 (1.63%) Clustering
13 10 (1.25%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.13%) Data Integration
14 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.13%) Algorithms
15 8 (1.00%) Taxonomies
16 7 (0.88%) CMDB
17 6 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 158 (19.82%) Linux
2 75 (9.41%) Windows
3 49 (6.15%) UNIX
4 35 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (4.27%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.01%) Android
7 12 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.63%) CentOS
9 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.63%) AIX
10 4 (0.50%) Solaris
10 4 (0.50%) zOS
11 2 (0.25%) Debian
11 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (24.72%) TDD
3 175 (21.96%) Scrum
4 151 (18.95%) MVC
5 108 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (11.04%) BDD
7 87 (10.92%) OO
8 80 (10.04%) Web Development
8 80 (10.04%) SOA
9 62 (7.78%) Software Engineering
10 54 (6.78%) DevOps
11 49 (6.15%) Unit Testing
12 47 (5.90%) Migration
13 42 (5.27%) Content Management
14 39 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (4.77%) OOP
15 38 (4.77%) CRM
16 34 (4.27%) E-Commerce
16 34 (4.27%) UML
17 33 (4.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 260 (32.62%) Java
2 251 (31.49%) JavaScript
3 233 (29.23%) SQL
4 223 (27.98%) C#
5 51 (6.40%) PHP
6 42 (5.27%) T-SQL
7 39 (4.89%) PL/SQL
8 34 (4.27%) Objective-C
9 21 (2.63%) Python
10 18 (2.26%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.13%) C
12 15 (1.88%) C++
13 12 (1.51%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.38%) PHP5
15 9 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 7 (0.88%) VB
17 6 (0.75%) MUMPS
18 5 (0.63%) XAML
18 5 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 36 (4.52%) SC Cleared
2 36 (4.52%) Degree
3 17 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.76%) VCP4
5 7 (0.88%) ISEB
6 6 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.75%) MCTS
6 6 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.63%) MCSE
7 5 (0.63%) MCITP
8 4 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.38%) QA
2 11 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.75%) WCAG
4 3 (0.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (1.76%) VirtualBox
1 14 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (1.38%) Docker
4 9 (1.13%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.50%) vSphere
7 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) vCloud
8 1 (0.13%) Firmware
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 84 (10.54%) Puppet
2 31 (3.89%) Vagrant
3 18 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.75%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.63%) Ansible
6 4 (0.50%) logstash
6 4 (0.50%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.38%) Hyperic
7 3 (0.38%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.38%) Nagios
8 2 (0.25%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.25%) SCCM
9 1 (0.13%) SCOM
9 1 (0.13%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.13%) collectd
9 1 (0.13%) Salt
9 1 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 157 (19.70%) Oracle
2 121 (15.18%) Microsoft
3 38 (4.77%) Red Hat
4 30 (3.76%) Google
5 26 (3.26%) Sitecore
5 26 (3.26%) Remedy
6 22 (2.76%) Adobe
7 21 (2.63%) VMware
8 20 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (2.38%) Open Text
10 17 (2.13%) RedDot
11 16 (2.01%) Akamai
12 15 (1.88%) Apple
12 15 (1.88%) HP
13 14 (1.76%) TIBCO
14 13 (1.63%) ForgeRock
14 13 (1.63%) BMC
15 10 (1.25%) SAP
16 9 (1.13%) DataFlux
17 8 (1.00%) Capita
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £330.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 230-240 a day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + other rates considered.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Headington, Oxfordshire
University of Oxford
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum (pro rata) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago