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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 48 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 102 161 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.76% 5.05% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.04% 17.06% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 111 80
Median daily rate £358 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.78 £43.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.34% -5.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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
678 944 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.02% 29.58% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 687 516
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 26
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.22% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £37.50 £25.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +9 26 £340 -16.30% 6
Gloucestershire -12 25 £370 -10.84% 21
Devon +6 15 £420 +5.00% 1
Bristol -28 14 £393 +6.08% 15
Dorset +1 7 £350 -26.31% 7
Somerset +15 6 £319 -25.00% 10
Cornwall - 1 - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 107 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (40.09%) Java
3 79 (37.26%) .NET
4 68 (32.08%) JavaScript
5 65 (30.66%) HTML
6 62 (29.25%) C#
6 62 (29.25%) SQL
7 59 (27.83%) SOAP
8 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
8 49 (23.11%) ASP.NET
8 49 (23.11%) MVC
9 48 (22.64%) REST
10 43 (20.28%) CSS
11 40 (18.87%) WCF
12 38 (17.92%) TDD
12 38 (17.92%) XML
13 37 (17.45%) Scrum
14 36 (16.98%) JSON
15 34 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (16.04%) Security Cleared
16 33 (15.57%) AngularJS
17 32 (15.09%) E-Commerce
18 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
19 28 (13.21%) Spring
20 26 (12.26%) RESTful
21 25 (11.79%) HTML5
21 25 (11.79%) .NET Framework
21 25 (11.79%) Visual Studio
22 24 (11.32%) Windows
22 24 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.96%) IIS
2 15 (7.08%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (3.77%) JBoss
5 7 (3.30%) Apache
5 7 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.83%) OpenROAD
6 6 (2.83%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.42%) nginx
7 3 (1.42%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.94%) CMS
8 2 (0.94%) Jetty
8 2 (0.94%) Mule
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.89%) MS Office
2 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.83%) Google Play
4 5 (2.36%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) HTTP
1 7 (3.30%) Internet
2 5 (2.36%) Firewall
3 4 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.42%) Network Security
4 3 (1.42%) SSL
5 2 (0.94%) DNS
6 1 (0.47%) AMQP
6 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.47%) LAN
6 1 (0.47%) MQTT
6 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.47%) SSH
6 1 (0.47%) WAN
6 1 (0.47%) WebEx
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.91%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.08%) SQLite
4 13 (6.13%) MySQL
5 12 (5.66%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.25%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.83%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.83%) Ingres
10 5 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (2.36%) Big Data
10 5 (2.36%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.89%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (11.79%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.91%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.55%) Selenium
4 15 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (6.13%) Subversion
6 12 (5.66%) WebDriver
7 11 (5.19%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.25%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.30%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.30%) Gradle
10 6 (2.83%) IntelliJ
10 6 (2.83%) Mechanoid
10 6 (2.83%) Robolectric
10 6 (2.83%) Robotium
10 6 (2.83%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.36%) JIRA
11 5 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (1.89%) JUnit
13 3 (1.42%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.42%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (10.38%) Finance
2 11 (5.19%) Banking
3 5 (2.36%) Marketing
4 3 (1.42%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.94%) Advertising
5 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 135 (63.68%) Developer
2 39 (18.40%) .NET Developer
3 37 (17.45%) Java Developer
4 36 (16.98%) Senior Developer
5 21 (9.91%) Analyst
6 19 (8.96%) Software Developer
7 18 (8.49%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (6.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (5.66%) Test Analyst
11 11 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (4.25%) Android Developer
12 9 (4.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.25%) Tester
13 8 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (3.77%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.77%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (3.77%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (37.26%) .NET
2 65 (30.66%) HTML
3 59 (27.83%) SOAP
4 49 (23.11%) ASP.NET
5 48 (22.64%) REST
6 43 (20.28%) CSS
7 40 (18.87%) WCF
8 38 (17.92%) XML
9 36 (16.98%) JSON
10 33 (15.57%) AngularJS
11 28 (13.21%) Spring
12 26 (12.26%) RESTful
13 25 (11.79%) .NET Framework
13 25 (11.79%) HTML5
14 24 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (10.85%) jQuery
16 21 (9.91%) J2EE
17 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (6.60%) WPF
19 13 (6.13%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.43%) User Experience
2 14 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.77%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.83%) Semantic Web
6 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.89%) NHS
6 4 (1.89%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.42%) Clustering
7 3 (1.42%) iPad
7 3 (1.42%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.42%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.94%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.32%) Windows
2 21 (9.91%) Android
3 17 (8.02%) Apple iOS
4 14 (6.60%) Linux
5 11 (5.19%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.94%) Unix
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.11%) MVC
3 38 (17.92%) TDD
4 37 (17.45%) Scrum
5 34 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (15.09%) E-Commerce
7 23 (10.85%) BDD
8 22 (10.38%) Software Engineering
9 20 (9.43%) OO
9 20 (9.43%) Open Source
10 18 (8.49%) DevOps
11 17 (8.02%) Web Development
12 16 (7.55%) SDLC
13 15 (7.08%) Kanban
14 14 (6.60%) Exploratory Testing
14 14 (6.60%) SOA
15 13 (6.13%) Test Automation
15 13 (6.13%) Unit Testing
15 13 (6.13%) Waterfall
16 12 (5.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 85 (40.09%) Java
2 68 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 62 (29.25%) C#
3 62 (29.25%) SQL
4 16 (7.55%) Objective-C
5 13 (6.13%) C++
5 13 (6.13%) Ruby
6 12 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.72%) PHP
8 9 (4.25%) Python
9 7 (3.30%) Apple Swift
10 6 (2.83%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.36%) C
11 5 (2.36%) VB
11 5 (2.36%) VB6
12 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.02%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.13%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.83%) ISEB
5 4 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.89%) Degree
5 4 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.42%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (1.42%) CISM
6 3 (1.42%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) QA
2 5 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.36%) Docker
2 4 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.89%) Shibboleth
2 4 (1.89%) Snort
3 2 (0.94%) Postfix
3 2 (0.94%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.47%) LXC
4 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (4.25%) Ansible
2 7 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.30%) OpenAM
3 6 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.36%) Puppet
5 4 (1.89%) OpenSSO
5 4 (1.89%) Sun Identity Manager
6 2 (0.94%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.94%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.94%) Terraform
7 1 (0.47%) Mesos
Vendors
1 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.38%) Oracle
3 10 (4.72%) Google
4 7 (3.30%) ForgeRock
5 6 (2.83%) Sencha
6 4 (1.89%) Sourcefire
6 4 (1.89%) Sun
7 3 (1.42%) HP
7 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.42%) Zend
8 2 (0.94%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.94%) Guidewire
8 2 (0.94%) SAP
8 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.94%) Twitter
9 1 (0.47%) Avaya
9 1 (0.47%) Genesys
9 1 (0.47%) IBM
9 1 (0.47%) Intel
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