The table below looks at the statistics for WSE 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 WSE over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
Rank 255 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSE 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £283
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WSE
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
2183 2314 2024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.61% 24.41% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1330 1098
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 51 64
Average hourly rate £46.25 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £44.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

WSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSE across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WSE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSE across the South East region.

WSE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WSE
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 WSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
WSE
England

WSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WSE 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 WSE.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Software Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) MSF

WSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WSE 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 WSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin Developer
2 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) MSF
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin