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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
England / South West
Rank 38 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 111 134 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.31% 4.48% 4.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.13% 15.35% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 95 82
Median daily rate £373 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.48% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £57.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.52% +23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.85%

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
648 873 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.18% 29.16% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 649 507
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +8 37 £419 +2.76% 11
Wiltshire +6 19 £345 +2.22% 7
Bristol -15 18 £410 +9.33% 11
Devon -2 12 £275 -15.38% 1
Somerset -3 9 £500 +17.64% 9
Dorset +4 6 £356 -25.00% 2
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 123 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (42.33%) Java
3 70 (32.56%) SOAP
4 69 (32.09%) .NET
5 68 (31.63%) JavaScript
6 63 (29.30%) SQL
6 63 (29.30%) REST
7 57 (26.51%) HTML
8 54 (25.12%) C#
8 54 (25.12%) Scrum
9 46 (21.40%) CSS
9 46 (21.40%) MVC
9 46 (21.40%) Security Cleared
10 43 (20.00%) WCF
11 41 (19.07%) TDD
11 41 (19.07%) ASP.NET
11 41 (19.07%) XML
12 39 (18.14%) J2EE
13 38 (17.67%) SQL Server
14 30 (13.95%) Oracle
15 28 (13.02%) BDD
15 28 (13.02%) RESTful
15 28 (13.02%) AngularJS
16 27 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
17 25 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (11.16%) Microsoft
18 24 (11.16%) Selenium
18 24 (11.16%) ASP.NET Web API
19 23 (10.70%) SDLC
19 23 (10.70%) DV Cleared

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 18 (8.37%) IIS
1 18 (8.37%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.58%) JBoss
3 11 (5.12%) Apache
3 11 (5.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (3.72%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.79%) OpenROAD
7 5 (2.33%) CMS
8 3 (1.40%) Confluence
8 3 (1.40%) nginx
8 3 (1.40%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.40%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.93%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (0.93%) Drupal
9 2 (0.93%) Jetty
9 2 (0.93%) Mule
9 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.40%) MS Project
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.86%) TestFlight
4 3 (1.40%) Google Play
4 3 (1.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) Internet
2 6 (2.79%) Firewall
3 5 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.86%) DNS
4 4 (1.86%) Network Security
5 3 (1.40%) HTTP
5 3 (1.40%) LAN
5 3 (1.40%) SSH
5 3 (1.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.47%) AMQP
6 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.47%) WebEx
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.37%) MongoDB
3 14 (6.51%) MySQL
3 14 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.12%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.26%) SQLite
6 6 (2.79%) Ingres
7 5 (2.33%) Big Data
7 5 (2.33%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.86%) DB2
9 3 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.40%) Endeca
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (11.16%) Selenium
2 18 (8.37%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.37%) Jenkins
2 18 (8.37%) WebDriver
3 16 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 13 (6.05%) JIRA
5 13 (6.05%) JUnit
6 11 (5.12%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.19%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.19%) Maven
7 9 (4.19%) Subversion
8 7 (3.26%) Ant
9 5 (2.33%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.86%) Mockito
11 3 (1.40%) GitLab
11 3 (1.40%) Mechanoid
11 3 (1.40%) Robolectric
11 3 (1.40%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.40%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (10.23%) Finance
2 13 (6.05%) Banking
3 11 (5.12%) Marketing
4 9 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 129 (60.00%) Developer
2 46 (21.40%) Java Developer
3 38 (17.67%) .NET Developer
4 25 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 22 (10.23%) C# Developer
6 18 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (8.37%) Software Developer
7 17 (7.91%) Analyst
8 16 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 14 (6.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (6.51%) Tester
10 13 (6.05%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (6.05%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (5.12%) Architect
11 11 (5.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.12%) Consultant
12 10 (4.65%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.72%) Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (3.72%) DV Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (32.56%) SOAP
2 69 (32.09%) .NET
3 63 (29.30%) REST
4 57 (26.51%) HTML
5 46 (21.40%) CSS
6 43 (20.00%) WCF
7 41 (19.07%) ASP.NET
7 41 (19.07%) XML
8 39 (18.14%) J2EE
9 28 (13.02%) AngularJS
9 28 (13.02%) RESTful
10 24 (11.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (10.70%) .NET Framework
11 23 (10.70%) JSON
12 22 (10.23%) jQuery
12 22 (10.23%) Spring
13 19 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (8.37%) Hibernate
14 18 (8.37%) HTML5
15 17 (7.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.12%) User Experience
2 7 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.33%) iPad
5 4 (1.86%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.86%) NHS
5 4 (1.86%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.86%) PKI
6 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.93%) Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.93%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.93%) W3C
8 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.23%) Windows
2 16 (7.44%) Apple iOS
2 16 (7.44%) Linux
3 13 (6.05%) Android
3 13 (6.05%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.19%) Unix
5 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.12%) Scrum
3 46 (21.40%) MVC
4 41 (19.07%) TDD
5 28 (13.02%) BDD
6 25 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (10.70%) SDLC
8 22 (10.23%) Software Engineering
9 21 (9.77%) E-Commerce
10 19 (8.84%) OO
11 17 (7.91%) DevOps
11 17 (7.91%) Kanban
12 15 (6.98%) High Availability
12 15 (6.98%) SOA
13 14 (6.51%) Waterfall
14 13 (6.05%) Test Scripting
15 11 (5.12%) Open Source
15 11 (5.12%) Test Automation
16 10 (4.65%) Software Testing
16 10 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (42.33%) Java
2 68 (31.63%) JavaScript
3 63 (29.30%) SQL
4 54 (25.12%) C#
5 13 (6.05%) Python
6 12 (5.58%) C
7 11 (5.12%) Ruby
7 11 (5.12%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.12%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.65%) PHP
8 10 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.19%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.26%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.33%) VB
11 5 (2.33%) VB6
12 4 (1.86%) C++
12 4 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.40%) Perl
14 2 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (21.40%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.70%) DV Cleared
3 21 (9.77%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.65%) ISEB
5 7 (3.26%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.86%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (1.86%) CISM
6 4 (1.86%) CREST Certified
7 3 (1.40%) Degree
8 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.05%) QA
2 6 (2.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (3.26%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.26%) Docker
2 5 (2.33%) Snort
3 2 (0.93%) Postfix
3 2 (0.93%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.93%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.47%) LXC
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.72%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.26%) Ansible
3 5 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.86%) SCCM
5 2 (0.93%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.93%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.93%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.93%) Puppet
5 2 (0.93%) Sun Identity Manager
5 2 (0.93%) Terraform
6 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (13.95%) Oracle
2 24 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.26%) ATG
4 6 (2.79%) Google
4 6 (2.79%) SAP
5 5 (2.33%) HP
5 5 (2.33%) Sencha
5 5 (2.33%) Sourcefire
6 4 (1.86%) Citrix
6 4 (1.86%) webMethods
7 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.40%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.40%) Zend
8 2 (0.93%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.93%) Guidewire
8 2 (0.93%) Sun
9 1 (0.47%) Avaya
9 1 (0.47%) BEA
9 1 (0.47%) Genesys
9 1 (0.47%) Intel
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