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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
England / South West
Rank 34 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 137 124 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.05% 4.14% 4.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.75% 15.66% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 98
Median daily rate £378 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 8
Median hourly rate - £57.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +56.36%

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
772 792 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.47% 26.46% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 554 510
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +11 35 £413 -0.60% 10
Wiltshire +16 28 £353 +0.71% 7
Bristol +2 26 £438 +16.66% 11
Somerset -8 15 £463 +8.82% 8
Devon -10 15 £275 -15.38% 5
Dorset +7 4 £356 +1.78% 3
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 134 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (43.39%) Java
3 80 (33.06%) JavaScript
4 73 (30.17%) SOAP
5 69 (28.51%) .NET
6 68 (28.10%) REST
7 65 (26.86%) HTML
8 61 (25.21%) Security Cleared
9 60 (24.79%) SQL
10 56 (23.14%) Scrum
11 54 (22.31%) C#
12 53 (21.90%) CSS
13 52 (21.49%) XML
14 47 (19.42%) J2EE
14 47 (19.42%) MVC
15 43 (17.77%) TDD
16 42 (17.36%) Oracle
16 42 (17.36%) ASP.NET
17 40 (16.53%) WCF
18 38 (15.70%) RESTful
19 33 (13.64%) AngularJS
20 32 (13.22%) BDD
21 31 (12.81%) SC Cleared
21 31 (12.81%) Microsoft
22 30 (12.40%) SQL Server
22 30 (12.40%) Spring
22 30 (12.40%) Selenium
23 29 (11.98%) jQuery
23 29 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
23 29 (11.98%) WebLogic

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 29 (11.98%) WebLogic
2 17 (7.02%) JBoss
3 16 (6.61%) IIS
4 14 (5.79%) Apache
5 13 (5.37%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (3.31%) CMS
7 8 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.48%) OpenROAD
10 5 (2.07%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.65%) Confluence
11 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.83%) ATG Dynamo
13 2 (0.83%) Drupal
13 2 (0.83%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.83%) Moodle
13 2 (0.83%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.24%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.24%) IaaS
3 3 (1.24%) Route 53
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
4 1 (0.41%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.20%) Internet
2 10 (4.13%) Firewall
3 8 (3.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.65%) DNS
4 4 (1.65%) LAN
4 4 (1.65%) Network Security
4 4 (1.65%) WAN
5 3 (1.24%) HTTP
5 3 (1.24%) SSH
5 3 (1.24%) WebEx
6 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.83%) Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) AMQP
7 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.41%) SMTP
7 1 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.79%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.96%) MongoDB
3 12 (4.96%) MySQL
4 11 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.13%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.31%) Endeca
6 8 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.48%) Ingres
9 5 (2.07%) DB2
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.65%) Big Data
10 4 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (12.40%) Selenium
2 28 (11.57%) Git (software)
3 26 (10.74%) Jenkins
4 20 (8.26%) WebDriver
5 18 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (6.61%) Cucumber
6 16 (6.61%) JIRA
6 16 (6.61%) JUnit
6 16 (6.61%) Visual Studio
7 13 (5.37%) Maven
8 10 (4.13%) Eclipse
8 10 (4.13%) Subversion
9 9 (3.72%) Ant
9 9 (3.72%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.48%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (2.07%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.65%) Gradle
12 4 (1.65%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.65%) WATIR
General
1 24 (9.92%) Finance
2 15 (6.20%) Banking
3 10 (4.13%) Marketing
3 10 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.89%) Electronics
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 146 (60.33%) Developer
2 53 (21.90%) Java Developer
3 42 (17.36%) .NET Developer
4 26 (10.74%) C# Developer
5 22 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (8.68%) Software Developer
7 20 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (7.85%) Architect
9 18 (7.44%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.61%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (6.61%) Analyst
10 16 (6.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.61%) C# Software Developer
10 16 (6.61%) Tester
11 15 (6.20%) Consultant
11 15 (6.20%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (5.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.13%) Test Analyst
14 9 (3.72%) Applications Developer
14 9 (3.72%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (30.17%) SOAP
2 69 (28.51%) .NET
3 68 (28.10%) REST
4 65 (26.86%) HTML
5 53 (21.90%) CSS
6 52 (21.49%) XML
7 47 (19.42%) J2EE
8 42 (17.36%) ASP.NET
9 40 (16.53%) WCF
10 38 (15.70%) RESTful
11 33 (13.64%) AngularJS
12 30 (12.40%) Spring
13 29 (11.98%) jQuery
14 27 (11.16%) .NET Framework
15 26 (10.74%) Hibernate
16 23 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (9.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (9.50%) JSON
17 21 (8.68%) XSLT
18 20 (8.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.37%) User Experience
2 11 (4.55%) iPad
3 8 (3.31%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.07%) PKI
6 4 (1.65%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.65%) NHS
6 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.83%) RIA
8 2 (0.83%) W3C
8 2 (0.83%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.41%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.74%) Windows
2 23 (9.50%) Linux
3 13 (5.37%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.13%) Unix
6 9 (3.72%) Android
7 8 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.14%) Scrum
3 47 (19.42%) MVC
4 43 (17.77%) TDD
5 32 (13.22%) BDD
6 26 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (10.74%) SDLC
7 19 (7.85%) DevOps
7 19 (7.85%) OO
7 19 (7.85%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.02%) E-Commerce
8 17 (7.02%) High Availability
9 14 (5.79%) Waterfall
10 13 (5.37%) Microservices
10 13 (5.37%) SOA
10 13 (5.37%) Software Testing
10 13 (5.37%) Test Scripting
11 12 (4.96%) Kanban
11 12 (4.96%) Open Source
11 12 (4.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (43.39%) Java
2 80 (33.06%) JavaScript
3 60 (24.79%) SQL
4 54 (22.31%) C#
5 17 (7.02%) C
6 15 (6.20%) PL/SQL
7 14 (5.79%) Ruby
8 13 (5.37%) Python
9 10 (4.13%) PHP
9 10 (4.13%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.13%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.48%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.65%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.65%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.65%) VB
12 4 (1.65%) VB6
13 3 (1.24%) C++
13 3 (1.24%) Perl
14 2 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (25.21%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.81%) SC Cleared
3 28 (11.57%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.55%) ISEB
5 8 (3.31%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.65%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (1.65%) CISM
7 4 (1.65%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.83%) CISMP
8 2 (0.83%) CISSP
8 2 (0.83%) GSEC
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) Degree
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.26%) QA
2 6 (2.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.83%) COBIT
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.83%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (4.13%) Docker
2 7 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.07%) Snort
4 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) LXC
5 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.48%) Ansible
3 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.07%) Puppet
3 5 (2.07%) SCCM
4 3 (1.24%) Terraform
5 2 (0.83%) vRealize
6 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.41%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.41%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.41%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (17.36%) Oracle
2 31 (12.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.37%) ATG
4 8 (3.31%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.89%) SAP
6 6 (2.48%) Citrix
7 5 (2.07%) HP
7 5 (2.07%) Sencha
7 5 (2.07%) Sourcefire
7 5 (2.07%) webMethods
8 4 (1.65%) Google
8 4 (1.65%) Zend
9 3 (1.24%) VMware
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco
10 2 (0.83%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.41%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.41%) IBM
11 1 (0.41%) Luciad
11 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
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