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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 43 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 113 171 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.83% 5.50% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.31% 21.90% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 109 88
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £57.00 £35.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
693 781 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.51% 25.12% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 493 505
Average daily rate £350 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 13
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £32.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 30 £400 -3.03% 15
Devon +5 22 £376 +0.33% 7
Bristol -18 22 £363 -3.33% 13
Somerset 0 18 £425 +6.25% 6
Wiltshire +2 15 £388 +3.33% 6
Dorset -2 2 £425 - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 120 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (41.20%) Java
3 94 (37.60%) JavaScript
4 75 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 71 (28.40%) HTML
6 67 (26.80%) .NET
7 65 (26.00%) SQL
7 65 (26.00%) RESTful
8 64 (25.60%) C#
8 64 (25.60%) CSS
9 61 (24.40%) Scrum
10 54 (21.60%) SC Cleared
11 53 (21.20%) BDD
12 51 (20.40%) SQL Server
13 47 (18.80%) TDD
14 45 (18.00%) Spring
14 45 (18.00%) Microsoft
15 42 (16.80%) MVC
16 39 (15.60%) XML
17 38 (15.20%) SOAP
18 36 (14.40%) Software Engineering
19 33 (13.20%) REST
20 32 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
20 32 (12.80%) Finance
21 29 (11.60%) jQuery
22 28 (11.20%) ASP.NET
23 27 (10.80%) OO
23 27 (10.80%) WCF
23 27 (10.80%) Cucumber
24 26 (10.40%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 20 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.20%) IIS
2 13 (5.20%) Node.js
3 11 (4.40%) Apache
4 10 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.00%) CMS
6 5 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.00%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.80%) Confluence
8 2 (0.80%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.40%) Drupal
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) Jetty
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.60%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.80%) SaaS
4 5 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.80%) HTTP
2 6 (2.40%) Internet
2 6 (2.40%) LAN
3 5 (2.00%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.00%) VPN
4 4 (1.60%) SAN
4 4 (1.60%) SSL
4 4 (1.60%) WAN
5 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.80%) Firewall
6 2 (0.80%) SSH
7 1 (0.40%) CTI
7 1 (0.40%) DNS
7 1 (0.40%) Extranet
7 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.40%) LDAP
7 1 (0.40%) Network Security
7 1 (0.40%) PABX
7 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.40%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.40%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.40%) RDBMS
4 11 (4.40%) MySQL
5 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.20%) Big Data
8 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.20%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.20%) SQLite
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 27 (10.80%) Cucumber
2 18 (7.20%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.40%) Eclipse
4 15 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (5.60%) Maven
5 14 (5.60%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.00%) JIRA
6 10 (4.00%) NUnit
7 9 (3.60%) JUnit
8 8 (3.20%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.80%) Protractor
10 5 (2.00%) gulp
10 5 (2.00%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (2.00%) Selenium
10 5 (2.00%) Subversion
11 4 (1.60%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.60%) Moq
11 4 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (1.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (12.80%) Finance
2 11 (4.40%) Aerospace
3 9 (3.60%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.60%) Marketing
3 9 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.80%) Electronics
5 6 (2.40%) Back Office
6 5 (2.00%) Retail
7 2 (0.80%) Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 162 (64.80%) Developer
2 60 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 36 (14.40%) .NET Developer
4 21 (8.40%) Architect
4 21 (8.40%) C# Developer
5 20 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 13 (5.20%) Senior Developer
7 12 (4.80%) Software Developer
7 12 (4.80%) Test Engineer
8 11 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (4.40%) Tester
9 10 (4.00%) SQL Developer
10 9 (3.60%) Applications Developer
10 9 (3.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.60%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 9 (3.60%) Software Tester
10 9 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.60%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (28.40%) HTML
2 67 (26.80%) .NET
3 65 (26.00%) RESTful
4 64 (25.60%) CSS
5 45 (18.00%) Spring
6 39 (15.60%) XML
7 38 (15.20%) SOAP
8 33 (13.20%) REST
9 29 (11.60%) jQuery
10 28 (11.20%) ASP.NET
11 27 (10.80%) WCF
12 26 (10.40%) AngularJS
13 24 (9.60%) Apache Camel
14 23 (9.20%) J2EE
15 21 (8.40%) HTML5
16 20 (8.00%) .NET Framework
17 19 (7.60%) JPA
18 18 (7.20%) Middleware
19 16 (6.40%) JSP
20 15 (6.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.80%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.60%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.20%) User Experience
6 6 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.60%) iPad
7 4 (1.60%) VLE
8 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.80%) Animation
9 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.80%) iPhone
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.40%) DataPower
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.40%) Windows
2 15 (6.00%) Unix
3 10 (4.00%) Linux
4 8 (3.20%) Android
4 8 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) OS/400
9 1 (0.40%) Solaris
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (24.40%) Scrum
3 53 (21.20%) BDD
4 47 (18.80%) TDD
5 42 (16.80%) MVC
6 36 (14.40%) Software Engineering
7 27 (10.80%) OO
8 23 (9.20%) E-Commerce
9 22 (8.80%) UML
10 21 (8.40%) Unit Testing
11 20 (8.00%) Test Automation
12 18 (7.20%) Web Development
13 16 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (6.00%) Front End Development
14 15 (6.00%) Open Source
15 14 (5.60%) High Availability
15 14 (5.60%) SDLC
15 14 (5.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 103 (41.20%) Java
2 94 (37.60%) JavaScript
3 65 (26.00%) SQL
4 64 (25.60%) C#
5 17 (6.80%) C++
6 15 (6.00%) Groovy
7 13 (5.20%) C
8 11 (4.40%) Ruby
9 8 (3.20%) PHP
10 7 (2.80%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.40%) Python
12 4 (1.60%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.60%) Perl
13 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.80%) ES6
14 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.80%) VB
14 2 (0.80%) VB6
14 2 (0.80%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 75 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (21.60%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.60%) Degree
5 4 (1.60%) CCNA
5 4 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.20%) ISEB
6 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.40%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.40%) OSCE
8 1 (0.40%) OSCP
8 1 (0.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.20%) QA
2 5 (2.00%) ISO 14001
2 5 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) Docker
1 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.60%) webMethods
3 11 (4.40%) Luciad
3 11 (4.40%) Oracle
4 10 (4.00%) IBM
5 8 (3.20%) SAP
6 5 (2.00%) Citrix
6 5 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.60%) Blackboard
7 4 (1.60%) Sencha
8 3 (1.20%) Google
9 2 (0.80%) Cisco
9 2 (0.80%) HP
9 2 (0.80%) hybris
9 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.80%) Zend
10 1 (0.40%) Adobe
10 1 (0.40%) Demandware
10 1 (0.40%) F5
10 1 (0.40%) Nintex
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