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 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 38 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 133 121 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.23% 4.86% 4.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.34% 19.80% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 80 87
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £450 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £39.38 £19.30 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.01% -64.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £19.30 £54.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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
767 611 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.40% 24.54% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 392 398
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
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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
Bristol +2 32 £388 +19.23% 28
Somerset +15 30 £430 +43.33% 6
Gloucestershire +5 26 £400 +25.98% 19
Wiltshire -18 17 £499 +42.50% 11
Devon -18 9 £450 +41.17% 5
Dorset -11 7 - - 12
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 130 (49.81%) Java
2 89 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (32.95%) SQL
4 76 (29.12%) .NET
5 71 (27.20%) JavaScript
6 66 (25.29%) C#
7 64 (24.52%) HTML
8 62 (23.75%) Spring
9 61 (23.37%) XML
10 51 (19.54%) Hibernate
11 49 (18.77%) CSS
11 49 (18.77%) Security Cleared
12 45 (17.24%) Linux
13 44 (16.86%) TDD
13 44 (16.86%) MVC
14 43 (16.48%) Scrum
15 41 (15.71%) SQL Server
15 41 (15.71%) J2EE
15 41 (15.71%) Microsoft
16 40 (15.33%) Oracle
16 40 (15.33%) Finance
16 40 (15.33%) RESTful
17 39 (14.94%) SOAP
18 35 (13.41%) SC Cleared
19 33 (12.64%) REST
19 33 (12.64%) SAP
20 32 (12.26%) BDD
21 31 (11.88%) C++
22 29 (11.11%) PHP
22 29 (11.11%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 25 (9.58%) CMS
2 19 (7.28%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.51%) JBoss
4 14 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (4.98%) Apache
6 9 (3.45%) IIS
6 9 (3.45%) Mule
7 7 (2.68%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.30%) Node.js
8 6 (2.30%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.92%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.53%) MS Project Server
11 3 (1.15%) iPlanet
11 3 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.15%) Alfresco
Applications
1 11 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.92%) MS Project
3 3 (1.15%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.15%) Summit
4 2 (0.77%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.77%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.77%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.38%) Cordys
5 1 (0.38%) Magento
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.07%) SaaS
4 7 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.68%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.30%) PaaS
6 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.15%) Force.com
7 3 (1.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.21%) Firewall
1 11 (4.21%) HTTP
2 8 (3.07%) DNS
2 8 (3.07%) SAN
2 8 (3.07%) Internet
3 5 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.92%) SSH
3 5 (1.92%) PuTTY
4 4 (1.53%) VPN
5 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.15%) DHCP
5 3 (1.15%) LAN
5 3 (1.15%) WAN
5 3 (1.15%) LDAP
5 3 (1.15%) Network Security
6 2 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.77%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.51%) MySQL
3 17 (6.51%) NoSQL
3 17 (6.51%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.98%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.30%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.92%) Ingres
9 5 (1.92%) JasperReports
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.53%) Redis
10 4 (1.53%) SQLite
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.77%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 29 (11.11%) JUnit
1 29 (11.11%) Maven
1 29 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 27 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 16 (6.13%) JIRA
6 15 (5.75%) Cucumber
7 14 (5.36%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.45%) FitNesse
8 9 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
8 9 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (3.07%) Hudson
10 7 (2.68%) ClearQuest
10 7 (2.68%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.68%) ClearCase
11 6 (2.30%) Subversion
11 6 (2.30%) Selenium
11 6 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (1.92%) IntelliJ
General
1 40 (15.33%) Finance
2 22 (8.43%) Manufacturing
3 18 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.51%) Marketing
5 15 (5.75%) Retail
6 13 (4.98%) Electronics
7 7 (2.68%) Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Military
8 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 161 (61.69%) Developer
2 70 (26.82%) Java Developer
3 37 (14.18%) Architect
4 24 (9.20%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.66%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (5.36%) Analyst
6 14 (5.36%) Consultant
7 13 (4.98%) .NET Developer
8 11 (4.21%) Administrator
8 11 (4.21%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.21%) Web Developer
8 11 (4.21%) PHP Developer
8 11 (4.21%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (3.45%) C++ Developer
9 9 (3.45%) C++/Java Developer
10 8 (3.07%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (3.07%) Applications Developer
11 7 (2.68%) DBA
11 7 (2.68%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (29.12%) .NET
2 64 (24.52%) HTML
3 62 (23.75%) Spring
4 61 (23.37%) XML
5 51 (19.54%) Hibernate
6 49 (18.77%) CSS
7 41 (15.71%) J2EE
8 40 (15.33%) RESTful
9 39 (14.94%) SOAP
10 33 (12.64%) REST
11 29 (11.11%) JSON
12 26 (9.96%) jQuery
12 26 (9.96%) WCF
13 24 (9.20%) .NET Framework
13 24 (9.20%) HTML5
14 22 (8.43%) JPA
14 22 (8.43%) ASP.NET
15 21 (8.05%) XSLT
16 20 (7.66%) CSS3
17 18 (6.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.66%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.75%) Open Source
3 13 (4.98%) DTV
3 13 (4.98%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.83%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.83%) GIS
5 8 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.30%) User Experience
6 6 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.30%) Clustering
7 5 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.92%) Linked Data
8 4 (1.53%) iPad
8 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.15%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.15%) iPhone
10 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.77%) Replication
10 2 (0.77%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.24%) Linux
2 24 (9.20%) Windows
3 20 (7.66%) UNIX
4 14 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.98%) Android
6 12 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.92%) VMS
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.53%) Solaris
9 3 (1.15%) zOS
9 3 (1.15%) AIX
9 3 (1.15%) CentOS
9 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.15%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (16.86%) TDD
2 44 (16.86%) MVC
3 43 (16.48%) Scrum
4 32 (12.26%) BDD
5 28 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 27 (10.34%) SOA
7 26 (9.96%) OO
8 25 (9.58%) Software Engineering
8 25 (9.58%) UML
9 22 (8.43%) CRM
9 22 (8.43%) Workflow
10 21 (8.05%) Content Management
11 17 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (6.13%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (5.75%) ITIL
14 14 (5.36%) Change Control
14 14 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (5.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 130 (49.81%) Java
2 86 (32.95%) SQL
3 71 (27.20%) JavaScript
4 66 (25.29%) C#
5 31 (11.88%) C++
6 29 (11.11%) PHP
7 17 (6.51%) C
7 17 (6.51%) VB.NET
8 15 (5.75%) T-SQL
8 15 (5.75%) VB
9 13 (4.98%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.21%) Ruby
11 9 (3.45%) Python
11 9 (3.45%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.45%) Perl
12 8 (3.07%) PHP5
13 6 (2.30%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.92%) Groovy
14 5 (1.92%) Korn
15 3 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 49 (18.77%) Security Cleared
2 35 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.36%) ISEB
4 11 (4.21%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.36%) QA
2 11 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.45%) ISO 9000
4 6 (2.30%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.15%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.15%) SLA
5 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.77%) WCAG
6 2 (0.77%) COBIT
7 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.92%) NFS
3 5 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.15%) vSphere
5 2 (0.77%) XenApp
5 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.77%) Kerio MailServer
5 2 (0.77%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (5.75%) Puppet
2 13 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.92%) Nagios
4 3 (1.15%) Cacti
4 3 (1.15%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.33%) Oracle
3 33 (12.64%) SAP
4 13 (4.98%) Google
5 11 (4.21%) VMware
6 10 (3.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.92%) ATG
7 5 (1.92%) Cisco
7 5 (1.92%) Sencha
8 4 (1.53%) New Relic
8 4 (1.53%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.53%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.53%) IBM
8 4 (1.53%) Citrix
9 3 (1.15%) HP
9 3 (1.15%) Juniper
9 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.15%) Apple
9 3 (1.15%) Eloqua
9 3 (1.15%) Percona
Gloucester
People Source
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £28 - £36 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 days ago