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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 42 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 420 299 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.13% 3.16% 3.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.31% 13.49% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 152 177
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £23.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
2427 2217 1958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.86% 23.40% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1442 1270 1037
Average daily rate £350 £346 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 43 125
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +18 107 £370 +17.11% 29
Berkshire +21 88 £375 +11.11% 38
Buckinghamshire +7 57 £388 +17.87% 19
Surrey -18 49 £350 +2.18% 22
Oxfordshire +11 42 £375 +47.05% 24
West Sussex -3 27 £340 +0.74% 7
East Sussex +3 22 £315 -3.07% 6
Kent +2 12 £400 +14.28% 7
Middlesex +8 10 £350 -30.00% 2
Isle of Wight - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 361 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (35.10%) .NET
3 284 (34.98%) Java
4 254 (31.28%) JavaScript
5 239 (29.43%) SQL
6 233 (28.69%) C#
7 226 (27.83%) HTML
8 221 (27.22%) XML
9 204 (25.12%) CSS
10 194 (23.89%) TDD
11 173 (21.31%) Oracle
12 172 (21.18%) ASP.NET
13 171 (21.06%) SOAP
14 167 (20.57%) Scrum
15 161 (19.83%) Linux
16 146 (17.98%) SQL Server
17 141 (17.36%) MVC
18 140 (17.24%) jQuery
19 136 (16.75%) RESTful
20 124 (15.27%) Microsoft
21 118 (14.53%) WCF
22 111 (13.67%) Spring
23 107 (13.18%) REST
24 104 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
25 103 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
26 99 (12.19%) Visual Studio
27 98 (12.07%) Git (software)
28 92 (11.33%) SOA
29 90 (11.08%) Finance
30 89 (10.96%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 78 (9.61%) CMS
2 59 (7.27%) WebLogic
3 55 (6.77%) Tomcat
4 48 (5.91%) Apache
5 43 (5.30%) IIS
6 41 (5.05%) SharePoint
7 39 (4.80%) WebSphere
8 35 (4.31%) JBoss
9 21 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (2.34%) Confluence
12 18 (2.22%) SAS
13 16 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
14 15 (1.85%) Node.js
15 14 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (1.11%) Drupal
17 9 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (1.11%) TeamSite
Applications
1 43 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.97%) MS Office
2 16 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.99%) assyst
3 8 (0.99%) Magento
4 7 (0.86%) Remedy AR System
4 7 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 104 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 22 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (2.46%) SaaS
5 17 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (1.85%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.86%) GitHub
11 6 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.62%) Office 365
12 5 (0.62%) Route 53
13 4 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
15 2 (0.25%) AWS OpsWorks
15 2 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.51%) Internet
2 39 (4.80%) Intranet
3 34 (4.19%) HTTP
4 28 (3.45%) Network Security
5 19 (2.34%) Firewall
6 14 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.60%) SSL
8 8 (0.99%) LDAP
9 7 (0.86%) Extranet
10 6 (0.74%) MPLS
10 6 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
11 5 (0.62%) VPN
11 5 (0.62%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.62%) FTP
11 5 (0.62%) SDH
12 4 (0.49%) SSH
12 4 (0.49%) DNS
12 4 (0.49%) AMQP
13 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.37%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.03%) Oracle Database
3 34 (4.19%) MySQL
3 34 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (4.19%) Relational Database
4 28 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.09%) NoSQL
8 16 (1.97%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (1.85%) Big Data
10 11 (1.35%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 99 (12.19%) Visual Studio
2 98 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 85 (10.47%) Jenkins
4 82 (10.10%) Subversion
5 73 (8.99%) JUnit
6 66 (8.13%) Selenium
7 60 (7.39%) Cucumber
8 54 (6.65%) Maven
9 39 (4.80%) Mockito
10 33 (4.06%) JIRA
11 31 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (3.33%) Eclipse
13 18 (2.22%) Axure RP
14 16 (1.97%) Ant
15 15 (1.85%) NUnit
16 14 (1.72%) Toad
17 13 (1.60%) StyleCop
18 10 (1.23%) RSpec
19 9 (1.11%) SpecFlow
20 8 (0.99%) PHPUnit
General
1 90 (11.08%) Finance
2 31 (3.82%) Publishing
3 27 (3.33%) Marketing
4 24 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.71%) Retail
6 9 (1.11%) Turkish Language
6 9 (1.11%) Banking
7 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.86%) Automotive
9 5 (0.62%) Military
10 4 (0.49%) Legal
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.37%) Electronics
11 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Games
12 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 476 (58.62%) Developer
2 113 (13.92%) Java Developer
3 105 (12.93%) .NET Developer
4 69 (8.50%) Analyst
5 68 (8.37%) Architect
5 68 (8.37%) C# Developer
6 55 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 32 (3.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 31 (3.82%) Web Developer
9 31 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 30 (3.69%) Consultant
11 29 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
11 29 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (3.20%) Business Analyst
13 25 (3.08%) iOS Developer
14 20 (2.46%) Software Engineer
15 19 (2.34%) CMS Developer
16 17 (2.09%) Administrator
16 17 (2.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (35.10%) .NET
2 226 (27.83%) HTML
3 221 (27.22%) XML
4 204 (25.12%) CSS
5 172 (21.18%) ASP.NET
6 171 (21.06%) SOAP
7 140 (17.24%) jQuery
8 136 (16.75%) RESTful
9 118 (14.53%) WCF
10 111 (13.67%) Spring
11 107 (13.18%) REST
12 86 (10.59%) JSON
13 84 (10.34%) .NET Framework
14 78 (9.61%) HTML5
15 71 (8.74%) Ajax
16 69 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 62 (7.64%) Hibernate
18 55 (6.77%) J2EE
19 54 (6.65%) XSLT
20 47 (5.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.16%) Open Source
2 48 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 46 (5.67%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (4.93%) User Experience
5 38 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.83%) W3C
7 22 (2.71%) iPhone
8 18 (2.22%) Web 2.0
9 17 (2.09%) CMDB
10 16 (1.97%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.72%) Social Media
12 13 (1.60%) Clustering
13 11 (1.35%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.23%) iPad
15 9 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
15 9 (1.11%) Data Integration
16 8 (0.99%) Taxonomies
17 7 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 161 (19.83%) Linux
2 76 (9.36%) Windows
3 47 (5.79%) UNIX
4 34 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.97%) Android
7 11 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.62%) CentOS
9 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.62%) AIX
10 4 (0.49%) zOS
10 4 (0.49%) Solaris
10 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (23.89%) TDD
3 167 (20.57%) Scrum
4 141 (17.36%) MVC
5 103 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (11.33%) SOA
7 89 (10.96%) OO
8 88 (10.84%) BDD
9 76 (9.36%) Web Development
10 65 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 61 (7.51%) Unit Testing
12 58 (7.14%) DevOps
13 53 (6.53%) Content Management
14 45 (5.54%) Migration
15 44 (5.42%) UML
16 41 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
17 39 (4.80%) E-Commerce
17 39 (4.80%) Workflow
18 38 (4.68%) CRM
19 37 (4.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 284 (34.98%) Java
2 254 (31.28%) JavaScript
3 239 (29.43%) SQL
4 233 (28.69%) C#
5 46 (5.67%) PHP
6 43 (5.30%) T-SQL
7 39 (4.80%) PL/SQL
8 31 (3.82%) Objective-C
9 26 (3.20%) Python
10 17 (2.09%) C++
11 15 (1.85%) C
11 15 (1.85%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.48%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.23%) PHP5
14 9 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.11%) VB
15 7 (0.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 7 (0.86%) Ruby
16 6 (0.74%) VB6
16 6 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 45 (5.54%) Degree
3 33 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.11%) ISEB
6 7 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.74%) MCITP
7 6 (0.74%) MCSE
7 6 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.49%) MCTS
9 3 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.12%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.71%) QA
2 9 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.74%) WCAG
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
4 2 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) GxP
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.48%) VirtualBox
3 11 (1.35%) Docker
4 10 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.11%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.99%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.49%) vSphere
8 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) vCloud
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 82 (10.10%) Puppet
2 27 (3.33%) Vagrant
3 21 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.99%) Ansible
5 6 (0.74%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.49%) logstash
6 4 (0.49%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.37%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.25%) Nagios
8 2 (0.25%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.25%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.12%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) SCOM
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
9 1 (0.12%) Kibana
9 1 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 173 (21.31%) Oracle
2 124 (15.27%) Microsoft
3 37 (4.56%) Red Hat
4 32 (3.94%) Google
5 27 (3.33%) Remedy
5 27 (3.33%) Sitecore
6 23 (2.83%) Adobe
7 22 (2.71%) BMC
7 22 (2.71%) HP
8 21 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (2.34%) OpenText
10 17 (2.09%) TIBCO
10 17 (2.09%) RedDot
10 17 (2.09%) VMware
11 15 (1.85%) Akamai
12 14 (1.72%) SAP
13 13 (1.60%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.48%) Apple
14 12 (1.48%) ForgeRock
15 9 (1.11%) CA
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 15 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: £380-£425/Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £360 to £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: Contract Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: £370-£400/Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Very High Day Rates
Posted: 5 days ago