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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 33 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 151 103 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.94% 3.67% 4.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.80% 14.61% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 66 73
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£400 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £26.50
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
726 705 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.76% 25.12% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 420 394
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 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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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
Gloucestershire +20 49 £400 +23.07% 12
Bristol -2 29 £400 +18.51% 22
Somerset +15 24 £650 +52.94% 5
Devon +2 20 £400 +14.28% 10
Wiltshire -14 17 £450 +9.09% 12
Dorset -2 8 - - 5
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 149 (54.58%) Java
2 109 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (34.07%) SQL
4 78 (28.57%) Spring
5 74 (27.11%) .NET
5 74 (27.11%) XML
6 72 (26.37%) JavaScript
7 68 (24.91%) HTML
8 65 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 64 (23.44%) Hibernate
10 63 (23.08%) C#
11 61 (22.34%) MVC
12 54 (19.78%) TDD
12 54 (19.78%) SOAP
13 51 (18.68%) CSS
14 46 (16.85%) J2EE
15 45 (16.48%) Scrum
15 45 (16.48%) REST
16 44 (16.12%) BDD
16 44 (16.12%) SQL Server
17 43 (15.75%) Oracle
17 43 (15.75%) Finance
18 41 (15.02%) RESTful
19 40 (14.65%) Linux
20 39 (14.29%) Microsoft
20 39 (14.29%) SC Cleared
21 37 (13.55%) JPA
22 36 (13.19%) Maven
23 34 (12.45%) jQuery
24 33 (12.09%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 27 (9.89%) CMS
2 19 (6.96%) Mule
3 18 (6.59%) JBoss
4 11 (4.03%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.66%) Apache
5 10 (3.66%) IIS
6 7 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.56%) Node.js
7 6 (2.20%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.47%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.10%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.10%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.73%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.10%) MS Project
2 3 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.47%) Summit
3 2 (0.73%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.73%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.73%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.73%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.37%) Cordys
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.47%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.47%) SaaS
4 3 (1.10%) PaaS
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.73%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.13%) HTTP
2 10 (3.66%) Firewall
3 9 (3.30%) DNS
4 8 (2.93%) Internet
5 6 (2.20%) SAN
5 6 (2.20%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.47%) SSH
6 4 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.47%) PuTTY
7 3 (1.10%) LDAP
7 3 (1.10%) LAN
7 3 (1.10%) WAN
7 3 (1.10%) DHCP
8 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.73%) FTP
8 2 (0.73%) VPN
8 2 (0.73%) Network Security
8 2 (0.73%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.73%) SSL
8 2 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.03%) MySQL
4 11 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.93%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.47%) JasperReports
10 4 (1.47%) Ingres
10 4 (1.47%) Redis
10 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.10%) SQLite
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (13.19%) Maven
2 33 (12.09%) JUnit
3 32 (11.72%) Git (software)
4 26 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 24 (8.79%) JIRA
6 20 (7.33%) Visual Studio
6 20 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (5.86%) SoapUI
8 14 (5.13%) Cucumber
9 11 (4.03%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (4.03%) Rational Rhapsody
9 11 (4.03%) Subversion
10 9 (3.30%) ClearCase
10 9 (3.30%) ClearQuest
10 9 (3.30%) Spock
11 7 (2.56%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.56%) IntelliJ
11 7 (2.56%) TestNG
12 6 (2.20%) Selenium
12 6 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (15.75%) Finance
2 25 (9.16%) Manufacturing
3 19 (6.96%) Marketing
4 17 (6.23%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.86%) Retail
6 14 (5.13%) Electronics
7 5 (1.83%) Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Back Office
8 2 (0.73%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 172 (63.00%) Developer
2 80 (29.30%) Java Developer
3 32 (11.72%) Architect
4 26 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 21 (7.69%) Analyst
6 20 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (6.23%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 14 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (4.76%) Administrator
10 12 (4.40%) Web Developer
11 11 (4.03%) C# Developer
12 8 (2.93%) Consultant
13 7 (2.56%) Applications Developer
13 7 (2.56%) DBA
13 7 (2.56%) PHP Developer
13 7 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (2.20%) SQL Developer
14 6 (2.20%) SQL DBA
14 6 (2.20%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (28.57%) Spring
2 74 (27.11%) .NET
2 74 (27.11%) XML
3 68 (24.91%) HTML
4 64 (23.44%) Hibernate
5 54 (19.78%) SOAP
6 51 (18.68%) CSS
7 46 (16.85%) J2EE
8 45 (16.48%) REST
9 41 (15.02%) RESTful
10 37 (13.55%) JPA
11 34 (12.45%) jQuery
12 31 (11.36%) Spring MVC
13 30 (10.99%) JSON
14 26 (9.52%) .NET Framework
15 23 (8.42%) ASP.NET
16 22 (8.06%) WCF
16 22 (8.06%) Apache Camel
17 20 (7.33%) HTML5
17 20 (7.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.79%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.49%) Data Integration
3 14 (5.13%) DTV
4 13 (4.76%) Open Source
5 12 (4.40%) GIS
6 9 (3.30%) Linked Data
7 7 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.83%) Smartcard
8 5 (1.83%) Clustering
9 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.47%) User Experience
10 2 (0.73%) Derivative
10 2 (0.73%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.73%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) CESG
11 1 (0.37%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.37%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.65%) Linux
2 23 (8.42%) Windows
3 14 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (4.76%) Android
5 12 (4.40%) UNIX
6 5 (1.83%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.83%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.83%) Amazon Linux
7 4 (1.47%) Solaris
7 4 (1.47%) VMS
8 3 (1.10%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.10%) AIX
8 3 (1.10%) zOS
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.34%) MVC
3 54 (19.78%) TDD
4 45 (16.48%) Scrum
5 44 (16.12%) BDD
6 32 (11.72%) UML
7 29 (10.62%) E-Commerce
8 26 (9.52%) SOA
9 25 (9.16%) CRM
9 25 (9.16%) Content Management
10 22 (8.06%) Software Engineering
11 21 (7.69%) OO
11 21 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (6.96%) Workflow
13 17 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (5.86%) ITIL
14 16 (5.86%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (5.49%) Change Control
16 14 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
16 14 (5.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (54.58%) Java
2 93 (34.07%) SQL
3 72 (26.37%) JavaScript
4 63 (23.08%) C#
5 31 (11.36%) C++
6 17 (6.23%) T-SQL
6 17 (6.23%) VB
6 17 (6.23%) PHP
7 16 (5.86%) C
8 13 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 13 (4.76%) Python
9 10 (3.66%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.30%) Groovy
11 8 (2.93%) Perl
11 8 (2.93%) Ruby
12 7 (2.56%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.47%) VB6
14 4 (1.47%) Korn
15 3 (1.10%) Golang
Qualifications
1 65 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 39 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.96%) DV Cleared
4 16 (5.86%) ISEB
5 10 (3.66%) Degree
6 7 (2.56%) VCP4
7 4 (1.47%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.76%) QA
3 11 (4.03%) ISO 9000
4 7 (2.56%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.47%) ISO 14001
6 3 (1.10%) SLA
7 2 (0.73%) WCAG
7 2 (0.73%) COBIT
7 2 (0.73%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (1.47%) NFS
3 2 (0.73%) Kerio MailServer
3 2 (0.73%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (5.13%) Puppet
2 11 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.83%) Ansible
4 2 (0.73%) Nagios
5 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (15.75%) Oracle
2 39 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 33 (12.09%) SAP
4 15 (5.49%) Google
5 9 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.56%) VMware
7 5 (1.83%) Sencha
7 5 (1.83%) Appcelerator
7 5 (1.83%) ATG
8 4 (1.47%) New Relic
8 4 (1.47%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.47%) Cisco
9 3 (1.10%) HP
10 2 (0.73%) Citrix
10 2 (0.73%) Juniper
10 2 (0.73%) BEA
10 2 (0.73%) Nokia
10 2 (0.73%) IBM
10 2 (0.73%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.73%) Mitel
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Rate: Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Taunton
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Plymouth
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago