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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 48 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 110 138 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.80% 4.12% 3.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.25% 15.77% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 94 73
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.43%
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
830 875 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.67% 26.15% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 602 545
Median daily rate £350 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +5.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 67 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £55.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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 26 August 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
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 26 August 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
Bristol 0 40 £475 +11.76% 11
Wiltshire +23 30 £320 -17.41% 13
Somerset -7 9 £375 -11.76% 5
Dorset -5 8 £425 +54.54% 13
Gloucestershire -5 7 £338 -12.90% 16
Devon -9 1 - - 3
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 118 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (32.06%) Java
3 75 (28.63%) Security Cleared
4 74 (28.24%) REST
5 71 (27.10%) .NET
6 69 (26.34%) SQL
7 66 (25.19%) JavaScript
7 66 (25.19%) XML
8 65 (24.81%) C#
9 62 (23.66%) SOAP
10 61 (23.28%) Microsoft
10 61 (23.28%) RESTful
11 60 (22.90%) HTML
12 56 (21.37%) SQL Server
12 56 (21.37%) SC Cleared
13 47 (17.94%) MVC
14 44 (16.79%) SOA
15 42 (16.03%) ASP.NET
16 40 (15.27%) XSD
17 39 (14.89%) CSS
18 38 (14.50%) Spring
19 37 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (13.74%) Scrum
21 35 (13.36%) JSON
22 33 (12.60%) Migration
22 33 (12.60%) E-Commerce
23 32 (12.21%) WCF
24 31 (11.83%) AngularJS
24 31 (11.83%) TOGAF
25 30 (11.45%) TDD

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 23 (8.78%) IIS
2 16 (6.11%) Confluence
3 13 (4.96%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.82%) JBoss
5 8 (3.05%) Apache
6 7 (2.67%) NServiceBus
6 7 (2.67%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.91%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.53%) CMS
9 4 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.76%) Jetty
11 2 (0.76%) nginx
11 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPEL
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (3.44%) MS Office
2 8 (3.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.15%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.38%) Magento
5 1 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.73%) GitHub
3 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.29%) Google Play
5 5 (1.91%) TestFlight
6 4 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.58%) SSL
2 11 (4.20%) SAN
3 10 (3.82%) HTTP
4 9 (3.44%) Internet
5 5 (1.91%) LAN
6 4 (1.53%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.53%) SSH
7 3 (1.15%) VPN
7 3 (1.15%) WAN
8 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.38%) CTI
9 1 (0.38%) DNS
9 1 (0.38%) Extranet
9 1 (0.38%) MQTT
9 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.38%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.87%) MongoDB
3 15 (5.73%) SQLite
4 10 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.82%) Star Schema
5 9 (3.44%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.44%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.05%) MySQL
7 5 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.91%) CouchDB
7 5 (1.91%) RavenDB
7 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.53%) Big Data
8 4 (1.53%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 27 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (9.92%) Visual Studio
4 24 (9.16%) JIRA
5 20 (7.63%) Maven
6 19 (7.25%) Cucumber
7 18 (6.87%) Jenkins
8 16 (6.11%) Subversion
9 10 (3.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (3.05%) Selenium
11 7 (2.67%) Hudson
11 7 (2.67%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.29%) Gradle
12 6 (2.29%) Jasmine
12 6 (2.29%) Mechanoid
12 6 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (2.29%) Robolectric
12 6 (2.29%) Robotium
12 6 (2.29%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.29%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (11.45%) Finance
2 11 (4.20%) Marketing
3 8 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.29%) Electronics
6 5 (1.91%) Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 144 (54.96%) Developer
2 42 (16.03%) .NET Developer
3 37 (14.12%) Architect
4 36 (13.74%) Java Developer
5 25 (9.54%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.11%) C# Developer
7 14 (5.34%) Test Engineer
8 13 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (4.96%) SQL Developer
9 12 (4.58%) Analyst
9 12 (4.58%) Consultant
9 12 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (4.58%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (3.82%) Data Architect
11 9 (3.44%) Android Developer
11 9 (3.44%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.44%) Tester
11 9 (3.44%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (28.24%) REST
2 71 (27.10%) .NET
3 66 (25.19%) XML
4 62 (23.66%) SOAP
5 61 (23.28%) RESTful
6 60 (22.90%) HTML
7 42 (16.03%) ASP.NET
8 40 (15.27%) XSD
9 39 (14.89%) CSS
10 38 (14.50%) Spring
11 35 (13.36%) JSON
12 32 (12.21%) WCF
13 31 (11.83%) AngularJS
14 30 (11.45%) WSDL
15 25 (9.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (9.16%) HTML5
17 22 (8.40%) J2EE
18 20 (7.63%) Hibernate
19 18 (6.87%) jQuery
20 17 (6.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.25%) NHS
2 14 (5.34%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.34%) User Experience
3 11 (4.20%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.44%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.05%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.29%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.53%) iPhone
9 3 (1.15%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.15%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.15%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.76%) Animation
10 2 (0.76%) Clustering
10 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.76%) iPad
10 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.07%) Windows
2 17 (6.49%) Android
2 17 (6.49%) Unix
3 15 (5.73%) Linux
4 10 (3.82%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.15%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.38%) OS/400
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.94%) MVC
3 44 (16.79%) SOA
4 37 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (13.74%) Scrum
6 33 (12.60%) E-Commerce
6 33 (12.60%) Migration
7 31 (11.83%) TOGAF
8 30 (11.45%) BDD
8 30 (11.45%) TDD
9 25 (9.54%) Data Migration
9 25 (9.54%) MODAF
10 24 (9.16%) Software Engineering
11 23 (8.78%) Virtual Environments
11 23 (8.78%) Zachman Framework
12 21 (8.02%) Web Development
13 20 (7.63%) Test Automation
13 20 (7.63%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (5.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 84 (32.06%) Java
2 69 (26.34%) SQL
3 66 (25.19%) JavaScript
4 65 (24.81%) C#
5 19 (7.25%) VB.NET
6 16 (6.11%) Objective-C
7 13 (4.96%) C++
8 10 (3.82%) Ruby
8 10 (3.82%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.05%) Groovy
10 6 (2.29%) PHP
10 6 (2.29%) VB
11 5 (1.91%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.53%) C
13 3 (1.15%) ABAP
13 3 (1.15%) VB6
14 2 (0.76%) ES6
14 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.38%) RPG
Qualifications
1 75 (28.63%) Security Cleared
2 56 (21.37%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.58%) Degree
4 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.05%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.05%) MCSA
5 8 (3.05%) MCSD
5 8 (3.05%) MCSE
6 6 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.15%) CCNA
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.15%) ISEB
7 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.02%) HL7
2 11 (4.20%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.78%) Xen
3 17 (6.49%) Docker
4 9 (3.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.15%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.76%) Postfix
6 2 (0.76%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.38%) LXC
7 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (8.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (2.67%) Puppet
3 6 (2.29%) OpenAM
3 6 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.91%) Ansible
5 3 (1.15%) OpenSSO
5 3 (1.15%) Sun Identity Manager
6 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.76%) Mesos
6 2 (0.76%) Terraform
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 61 (23.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.92%) Citrix
2 26 (9.92%) VMware
3 19 (7.25%) Oracle
4 17 (6.49%) webMethods
5 15 (5.73%) Google
6 10 (3.82%) SAP
7 6 (2.29%) ForgeRock
8 5 (1.91%) Sencha
9 4 (1.53%) HP
9 4 (1.53%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.15%) Sun
11 2 (0.76%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.76%) Luciad
11 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.76%) Twitter
12 1 (0.38%) Nintex
12 1 (0.38%) Northgate
12 1 (0.38%) RedGate
12 1 (0.38%) Splunk
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