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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 32 24 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Web Services 159 176 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.35% 5.85% 4.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.29% 23.56% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 118 100
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.13 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.03% -4.43%
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
747 747 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.15% 24.82% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 509 568
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 16
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.46 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +26 52 £365 -2.66% 8
Gloucestershire -9 36 £400 -5.88% 18
Devon +2 24 £325 -13.33% 1
Bristol -29 21 £338 -10.00% 13
Somerset -8 11 £375 -6.25% 4
Dorset -9 3 £480 +66.95% 10
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 141 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (36.71%) Java
3 104 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 92 (32.17%) JavaScript
5 77 (26.92%) HTML
5 77 (26.92%) RESTful
6 75 (26.22%) SC Cleared
7 73 (25.52%) Microsoft
8 68 (23.78%) SQL
8 68 (23.78%) .NET
9 67 (23.43%) REST
10 62 (21.68%) SQL Server
10 62 (21.68%) CSS
11 61 (21.33%) C#
11 61 (21.33%) XML
12 51 (17.83%) Scrum
13 48 (16.78%) SOAP
14 44 (15.38%) SOA
14 44 (15.38%) MVC
15 42 (14.69%) Spring
16 40 (13.99%) BDD
17 39 (13.64%) Migration
17 39 (13.64%) Windows
18 34 (11.89%) ASP.NET
19 33 (11.54%) J2EE
19 33 (11.54%) TDD
20 32 (11.19%) XSD
20 32 (11.19%) AngularJS
20 32 (11.19%) jQuery
21 31 (10.84%) Maven

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 25 (8.74%) IIS
2 17 (5.94%) Confluence
3 14 (4.90%) Apache
4 13 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.20%) Node.js
6 8 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.45%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.75%) CMS
8 5 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.75%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.40%) JBoss
9 4 (1.40%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.70%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.35%) Liferay
11 1 (0.35%) Sakai
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.59%) GitHub
3 13 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.45%) SaaS
5 5 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.20%) HTTP
2 11 (3.85%) SAN
3 10 (3.50%) SSL
4 6 (2.10%) Internet
4 6 (2.10%) LAN
5 5 (1.75%) VPN
6 4 (1.40%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.40%) SSH
6 4 (1.40%) WAN
7 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.70%) Firewall
9 1 (0.35%) CTI
9 1 (0.35%) DNS
9 1 (0.35%) Extranet
9 1 (0.35%) LDAP
9 1 (0.35%) Network Security
9 1 (0.35%) PABX
9 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.64%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.15%) Star Schema
6 8 (2.80%) MySQL
7 6 (2.10%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.40%) RavenDB
10 3 (1.05%) Big Data
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.05%) SQLite
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.35%) DB2
12 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (10.84%) Maven
2 27 (9.44%) JIRA
3 24 (8.39%) Cucumber
3 24 (8.39%) Jenkins
4 23 (8.04%) Git (software)
5 22 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (7.34%) Visual Studio
7 11 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 9 (3.15%) JUnit
8 9 (3.15%) Protractor
8 9 (3.15%) Subversion
9 7 (2.45%) Hudson
9 7 (2.45%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.45%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (2.10%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (2.10%) Selenium
11 5 (1.75%) gulp
12 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.40%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (10.14%) Finance
2 11 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 9 (3.15%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.15%) Marketing
3 9 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.45%) Electronics
5 5 (1.75%) Back Office
6 2 (0.70%) Banking
6 2 (0.70%) Local Government
6 2 (0.70%) Retail
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (57.34%) Developer
2 57 (19.93%) Java Developer
3 47 (16.43%) Architect
4 43 (15.03%) .NET Developer
5 21 (7.34%) C# Developer
6 20 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (5.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (5.59%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (5.59%) Software Engineer
8 14 (4.90%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.20%) SQL Developer
9 12 (4.20%) Test Engineer
9 12 (4.20%) Web Developer
10 11 (3.85%) Applications Developer
10 11 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
10 11 (3.85%) Tester
11 10 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.50%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (26.92%) HTML
1 77 (26.92%) RESTful
2 68 (23.78%) .NET
3 67 (23.43%) REST
4 62 (21.68%) CSS
5 61 (21.33%) XML
6 48 (16.78%) SOAP
7 42 (14.69%) Spring
8 34 (11.89%) ASP.NET
9 33 (11.54%) J2EE
10 32 (11.19%) AngularJS
10 32 (11.19%) jQuery
10 32 (11.19%) XSD
11 28 (9.79%) WCF
12 27 (9.44%) WSDL
13 23 (8.04%) HTML5
13 23 (8.04%) JSON
13 23 (8.04%) Middleware
14 20 (6.99%) .NET Framework
15 19 (6.64%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.29%) NHS
2 17 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.20%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.15%) User Experience
6 7 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.45%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.45%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.40%) iPad
7 4 (1.40%) iPhone
7 4 (1.40%) VLE
8 3 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.05%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.70%) Animation
9 2 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.35%) PKI
10 1 (0.35%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.64%) Windows
2 21 (7.34%) Unix
3 16 (5.59%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.90%) Linux
5 8 (2.80%) Android
6 6 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.05%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.35%) CentOS
10 1 (0.35%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.35%) OS/400
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.83%) Scrum
3 44 (15.38%) MVC
3 44 (15.38%) SOA
4 40 (13.99%) BDD
5 39 (13.64%) Migration
6 33 (11.54%) TDD
7 31 (10.84%) Software Engineering
7 31 (10.84%) TOGAF
8 30 (10.49%) Data Migration
9 25 (8.74%) Unit Testing
10 24 (8.39%) MODAF
11 22 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (7.69%) OO
11 22 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
12 21 (7.34%) Enterprise Architecture
13 20 (6.99%) Front End Development
13 20 (6.99%) Web Development
14 19 (6.64%) UML
15 16 (5.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 105 (36.71%) Java
2 92 (32.17%) JavaScript
3 68 (23.78%) SQL
4 61 (21.33%) C#
5 17 (5.94%) C++
6 16 (5.59%) VB.NET
7 15 (5.24%) C
7 15 (5.24%) Groovy
8 9 (3.15%) PHP
8 9 (3.15%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.45%) Ruby
9 7 (2.45%) VB
10 5 (1.75%) Python
11 4 (1.40%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.40%) VB6
12 3 (1.05%) Perl
12 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.70%) ES6
13 2 (0.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 104 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 75 (26.22%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.94%) Degree
5 9 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.45%) MCSA
6 7 (2.45%) MCSD
6 7 (2.45%) MCSE
7 6 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.40%) CCNA
8 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.40%) ISEB
9 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.35%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.35%) OSCE
10 1 (0.35%) OSCP
10 1 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.99%) HL7
2 8 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.69%) Xen
3 16 (5.59%) Docker
4 8 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.35%) LXC
6 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) Puppet
2 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.35%) Mesos
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (25.52%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.44%) Citrix
3 24 (8.39%) VMware
4 20 (6.99%) webMethods
5 19 (6.64%) Oracle
6 11 (3.85%) Luciad
7 9 (3.15%) SAP
8 7 (2.45%) Google
9 5 (1.75%) IBM
9 5 (1.75%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.40%) Blackboard
10 4 (1.40%) HP
11 2 (0.70%) Cisco
11 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.70%) Sencha
11 2 (0.70%) Zend
12 1 (0.35%) Adobe
12 1 (0.35%) hybris
12 1 (0.35%) Mitel
12 1 (0.35%) Northgate
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