The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 42 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 131 123 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.01% 5.21% 4.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.43% 21.17% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 86 73
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £46.38 £19.30 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.28% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.28 £19.30 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.48 £19.30 £54.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.13 £34.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+26.83% -0.72%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
849 581 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.99% 24.63% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 392 402
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.72 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the South West region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Bristol -7 39 £400 +14.28% 15
Somerset +1 30 £363 +20.83% 5
Wiltshire -23 20 £419 +15.51% 12
Gloucestershire -3 16 £375 +19.04% 5
Devon -25 6 £370 +13.84% 8
Dorset -10 5 £375 -6.25% 5
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 113 (45.75%) Java
2 84 (34.01%) SQL
3 75 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (29.55%) JavaScript
5 68 (27.53%) .NET
6 62 (25.10%) HTML
7 58 (23.48%) C#
8 53 (21.46%) XML
9 48 (19.43%) Spring
10 47 (19.03%) Linux
10 47 (19.03%) CSS
11 43 (17.41%) SQL Server
12 42 (17.00%) Scrum
13 40 (16.19%) RESTful
14 39 (15.79%) Hibernate
14 39 (15.79%) J2EE
15 38 (15.38%) Oracle
15 38 (15.38%) Finance
16 37 (14.98%) Security Cleared
16 37 (14.98%) TDD
17 35 (14.17%) MVC
17 35 (14.17%) Microsoft
18 31 (12.55%) PHP
19 30 (12.15%) SOAP
20 29 (11.74%) WCF
21 28 (11.34%) SAP
21 28 (11.34%) Windows
22 27 (10.93%) SC Cleared
22 27 (10.93%) REST
23 26 (10.53%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.29%) CMS
3 16 (6.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (6.07%) JBoss
5 14 (5.67%) Apache
6 9 (3.64%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.24%) IIS
8 7 (2.83%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.43%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (2.02%) Mule
10 5 (2.02%) Node.js
11 4 (1.62%) nginx
11 4 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.62%) MS Project Server
11 4 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.62%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.21%) iPlanet
12 3 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) MS Project
3 3 (1.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.81%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.81%) Summit
3 2 (0.81%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.81%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.81%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.40%) Cordys
4 1 (0.40%) Magento
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) Shopify
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.83%) SaaS
3 7 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.83%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.02%) PaaS
5 3 (1.21%) Force.com
5 3 (1.21%) IaaS
6 2 (0.81%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.07%) Firewall
2 11 (4.45%) HTTP
3 9 (3.64%) VPN
4 8 (3.24%) DNS
4 8 (3.24%) SAN
4 8 (3.24%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.83%) Internet
6 5 (2.02%) SSH
6 5 (2.02%) HTTPS
6 5 (2.02%) LDAP
6 5 (2.02%) PuTTY
7 4 (1.62%) LAN
7 4 (1.62%) WAN
8 3 (1.21%) DHCP
9 2 (0.81%) FTP
9 2 (0.81%) IPv4
9 2 (0.81%) IPv6
9 2 (0.81%) Network Security
9 2 (0.81%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.40%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.41%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (8.10%) MySQL
4 18 (7.29%) Relational Database
5 16 (6.48%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.67%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.02%) JasperReports
11 5 (2.02%) Ingres
11 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.62%) Redis
12 4 (1.62%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.62%) SQLite
13 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.81%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 25 (10.12%) Jenkins
2 22 (8.91%) JUnit
3 21 (8.50%) Git (software)
4 20 (8.10%) Maven
5 17 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (6.48%) Visual Studio
7 14 (5.67%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.86%) JIRA
9 10 (4.05%) SoapUI
10 9 (3.64%) FitNesse
11 8 (3.24%) Eclipse
11 8 (3.24%) Hudson
12 7 (2.83%) Rational Rhapsody
12 7 (2.83%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (2.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (2.43%) ClearCase
13 6 (2.43%) Selenium
13 6 (2.43%) ClearQuest
14 5 (2.02%) PHPUnit
15 4 (1.62%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (15.38%) Finance
2 18 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.48%) Marketing
4 14 (5.67%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.26%) Electronics
6 6 (2.43%) Banking
6 6 (2.43%) Retail
7 2 (0.81%) Back Office
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 150 (60.73%) Developer
2 60 (24.29%) Java Developer
3 29 (11.74%) Architect
4 23 (9.31%) Senior Developer
5 16 (6.48%) Consultant
6 13 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 12 (4.86%) Analyst
7 12 (4.86%) .NET Developer
7 12 (4.86%) SharePoint Developer
8 11 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.45%) Administrator
8 11 (4.45%) Web Developer
9 9 (3.64%) Tester
10 8 (3.24%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.24%) Applications Developer
10 8 (3.24%) C# Developer
11 7 (2.83%) C++ Developer
11 7 (2.83%) DBA
11 7 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (2.83%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (27.53%) .NET
2 62 (25.10%) HTML
3 53 (21.46%) XML
4 48 (19.43%) Spring
5 47 (19.03%) CSS
6 40 (16.19%) RESTful
7 39 (15.79%) J2EE
7 39 (15.79%) Hibernate
8 30 (12.15%) SOAP
9 29 (11.74%) WCF
10 27 (10.93%) REST
11 26 (10.53%) JSON
12 24 (9.72%) jQuery
13 23 (9.31%) HTML5
14 22 (8.91%) ASP.NET
15 20 (8.10%) XSLT
16 18 (7.29%) JSP
17 17 (6.88%) CSS3
18 16 (6.48%) JDBC
19 14 (5.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.88%) Open Source
2 15 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 13 (5.26%) DTV
4 11 (4.45%) Data Integration
5 9 (3.64%) iPad
6 8 (3.24%) User Experience
6 8 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.43%) Clustering
9 5 (2.02%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.21%) iPhone
10 3 (1.21%) CESG
10 3 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (1.21%) RMADS
10 3 (1.21%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.81%) PKI
11 2 (0.81%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.03%) Linux
2 28 (11.34%) Windows
3 22 (8.91%) UNIX
4 13 (5.26%) Android
4 13 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.02%) VMS
8 4 (1.62%) Solaris
8 4 (1.62%) CentOS
9 3 (1.21%) zOS
9 3 (1.21%) AIX
9 3 (1.21%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (17.00%) Scrum
3 37 (14.98%) TDD
4 35 (14.17%) MVC
5 25 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (9.72%) OO
6 24 (9.72%) E-Commerce
7 23 (9.31%) SOA
8 22 (8.91%) Software Engineering
8 22 (8.91%) BDD
9 17 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.48%) CRM
10 16 (6.48%) Content Management
11 14 (5.67%) UML
11 14 (5.67%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.67%) Workflow
11 14 (5.67%) Test Automation
11 14 (5.67%) DevOps
12 13 (5.26%) Programme Management
12 13 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 113 (45.75%) Java
2 84 (34.01%) SQL
3 73 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 58 (23.48%) C#
5 31 (12.55%) PHP
6 23 (9.31%) C++
7 21 (8.50%) VB.NET
8 15 (6.07%) T-SQL
8 15 (6.07%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.86%) C
10 11 (4.45%) Ruby
11 10 (4.05%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.05%) Perl
12 9 (3.64%) PHP5
13 8 (3.24%) Python
14 5 (2.02%) Korn
14 5 (2.02%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.02%) VB
15 3 (1.21%) VB6
15 3 (1.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (14.98%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.05%) Degree
4 7 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.43%) ISEB
6 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.86%) QA
2 7 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.02%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.21%) SLA
4 3 (1.21%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.81%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.81%) WCAG
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.43%) vSphere
4 5 (2.02%) NFS
4 5 (2.02%) XenApp
4 5 (2.02%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.21%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.81%) UAG
6 2 (0.81%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 15 (6.07%) Puppet
2 12 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.43%) Nagios
4 4 (1.62%) Cacti
5 3 (1.21%) Ansible
6 2 (0.81%) MIIS
6 2 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.81%) WSUS
6 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (15.38%) Oracle
2 35 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 28 (11.34%) SAP
4 14 (5.67%) VMware
5 11 (4.45%) Google
6 10 (4.05%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.64%) Citrix
8 8 (3.24%) Apple
9 5 (2.02%) AppSense
9 5 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.02%) Sencha
10 4 (1.62%) Percona
10 4 (1.62%) New Relic
10 4 (1.62%) ATG
10 4 (1.62%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.62%) IBM
11 3 (1.21%) HP
11 3 (1.21%) Cisco
11 3 (1.21%) Eloqua
11 3 (1.21%) Appcelerator
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £601 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-300 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago