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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 34 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 164 128 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.13% 4.17% 5.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.45% 14.95% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 84 83
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £521 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £113.75 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.64% +108.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £28.15
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.78%
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
843 856 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.34% 27.90% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 591 372
Average daily rate £365 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 18 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £20.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +6 55 £413 +3.12% 30
Somerset +5 35 £425 +41.66% 11
Gloucestershire +6 22 £375 -2.28% 9
Devon +10 18 £400 +7.38% 12
Wiltshire -11 15 £375 +2.73% 16
Dorset +9 10 £288 +91.66% 5
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 157 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (41.28%) Java
3 112 (32.56%) .NET
4 93 (27.03%) SQL
5 86 (25.00%) C#
6 83 (24.13%) Security Cleared
7 80 (23.26%) XML
8 67 (19.48%) JavaScript
9 65 (18.90%) SQL Server
10 64 (18.60%) Spring
11 60 (17.44%) SOAP
12 59 (17.15%) HTML
13 56 (16.28%) Linux
13 56 (16.28%) MVC
14 53 (15.41%) Scrum
15 51 (14.83%) ASP.NET
16 50 (14.53%) Hibernate
17 49 (14.24%) TDD
17 49 (14.24%) J2EE
18 48 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
19 45 (13.08%) CSS
19 45 (13.08%) Windows
20 44 (12.79%) Microsoft
20 44 (12.79%) REST
21 43 (12.50%) UML
22 42 (12.21%) SOA
23 39 (11.34%) Finance
24 38 (11.05%) DV Cleared
25 37 (10.76%) jQuery
25 37 (10.76%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (9.30%) IIS
2 31 (9.01%) CMS
3 16 (4.65%) JBoss
4 14 (4.07%) Mule
5 9 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.74%) Apache
7 6 (1.74%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.74%) Liferay
8 5 (1.45%) Node.js
8 5 (1.45%) Mule ESB
8 5 (1.45%) Drupal
8 5 (1.45%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.16%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.16%) Confluence
10 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.58%) GitHub
3 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.07%) Internet
2 11 (3.20%) HTTPS
3 8 (2.33%) HTTP
4 7 (2.03%) Firewall
4 7 (2.03%) DNS
5 6 (1.74%) SSL
6 4 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.87%) SSH
8 2 (0.58%) OSPF
8 2 (0.58%) Telnet
8 2 (0.58%) IPv6
8 2 (0.58%) SAN
8 2 (0.58%) DHCP
8 2 (0.58%) IPsec
8 2 (0.58%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.29%) MQTT
9 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.10%) MongoDB
3 19 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 15 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (4.07%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (3.78%) MySQL
8 10 (2.91%) SQLite
9 9 (2.62%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (1.16%) MarkLogic
14 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.87%) Big Data
15 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
16 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 33 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.01%) JUnit
3 28 (8.14%) Maven
3 28 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (6.69%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.81%) Visual Studio
6 16 (4.65%) JIRA
7 15 (4.36%) Subversion
8 12 (3.49%) SoapUI
9 10 (2.91%) Selenium
10 9 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.62%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.33%) NUnit
12 5 (1.45%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.45%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.16%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 4 (1.16%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.16%) MSTest
13 4 (1.16%) Spock
General
1 39 (11.34%) Finance
2 30 (8.72%) Manufacturing
3 20 (5.81%) Retail
3 20 (5.81%) Marketing
4 15 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.07%) Electronics
6 11 (3.20%) Aerospace
7 9 (2.62%) Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Back Office
8 2 (0.58%) Law
8 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 209 (60.76%) Developer
2 71 (20.64%) Java Developer
3 34 (9.88%) .NET Developer
3 34 (9.88%) Architect
4 28 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 24 (6.98%) Analyst
7 23 (6.69%) Software Engineer
8 19 (5.52%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 18 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.36%) Business Analyst
11 13 (3.78%) Web Developer
11 13 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.78%) iOS Developer
12 12 (3.49%) Software Developer
13 11 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (2.91%) Agile Business Analyst
14 10 (2.91%) AWS Developer
15 9 (2.62%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (32.56%) .NET
2 80 (23.26%) XML
3 64 (18.60%) Spring
4 60 (17.44%) SOAP
5 59 (17.15%) HTML
6 51 (14.83%) ASP.NET
7 50 (14.53%) Hibernate
8 49 (14.24%) J2EE
9 45 (13.08%) CSS
10 44 (12.79%) REST
11 37 (10.76%) .NET Framework
11 37 (10.76%) jQuery
12 30 (8.72%) JPA
13 28 (8.14%) WCF
14 26 (7.56%) RESTful
14 26 (7.56%) Apache Camel
15 21 (6.10%) Spring MVC
16 19 (5.52%) JAXB
17 16 (4.65%) JSON
17 16 (4.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.17%) Management Information System
2 25 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 25 (7.27%) User Experience
3 16 (4.65%) GIS
4 14 (4.07%) DTV
5 11 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.03%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.45%) iPad
7 5 (1.45%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.16%) Derivative
8 4 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.16%) Linked Data
8 4 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.87%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.87%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.87%) FMCG
9 3 (0.87%) iPhone
10 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (16.28%) Linux
2 45 (13.08%) Windows
3 25 (7.27%) Apple iOS
4 22 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.23%) Android
6 10 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.91%) Windows Phone
7 7 (2.03%) Amazon Linux
7 7 (2.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.03%) SUSE
7 7 (2.03%) NetWare
7 7 (2.03%) Windows Phone 7
8 6 (1.74%) UNIX
8 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.74%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.16%) CentOS
10 4 (1.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.28%) MVC
3 53 (15.41%) Scrum
4 49 (14.24%) TDD
5 43 (12.50%) UML
6 42 (12.21%) SOA
7 37 (10.76%) BDD
8 36 (10.47%) Software Engineering
9 35 (10.17%) Open Source
10 34 (9.88%) E-Commerce
11 33 (9.59%) Content Management
12 28 (8.14%) Unit Testing
13 27 (7.85%) CRM
14 26 (7.56%) DevOps
15 25 (7.27%) OO
16 22 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (6.10%) Configuration Management
18 20 (5.81%) ITIL
18 20 (5.81%) Requirements Analysis
19 18 (5.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (41.28%) Java
2 93 (27.03%) SQL
3 86 (25.00%) C#
4 67 (19.48%) JavaScript
5 35 (10.17%) C++
6 25 (7.27%) VB
7 23 (6.69%) C
8 18 (5.23%) Python
9 17 (4.94%) VB.NET
10 16 (4.65%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.78%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.49%) VB6
13 11 (3.20%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.91%) Ruby
15 9 (2.62%) Perl
16 8 (2.33%) Objective-C
16 8 (2.33%) VBScript
16 8 (2.33%) Apple Swift
17 7 (2.03%) PL/SQL
18 6 (1.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (24.13%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.05%) DV Cleared
3 36 (10.47%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.94%) ISEB
5 5 (1.45%) Degree
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.16%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.58%) CISM
8 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.23%) QA
2 15 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (4.07%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.03%) vSphere
4 6 (1.74%) Varnish
5 5 (1.45%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.16%) Snort
7 3 (0.87%) XenApp
8 2 (0.58%) Squid
8 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.58%) vCloud
8 2 (0.58%) KVM
8 2 (0.58%) Docker
8 2 (0.58%) LXC
8 2 (0.58%) iptables
8 2 (0.58%) Btrfs
9 1 (0.29%) Firmware
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (9.59%) Puppet
2 24 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (6.10%) Ansible
4 7 (2.03%) ZENworks
5 6 (1.74%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.58%) Nessus
6 2 (0.58%) Salt
6 2 (0.58%) systemd
6 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.58%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.29%) logstash
7 1 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.29%) WSUS
7 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 44 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.88%) Oracle
3 33 (9.59%) VMware
4 28 (8.14%) SAP
5 26 (7.56%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.65%) Luciad
7 12 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.33%) Google
9 7 (2.03%) Novell
10 6 (1.74%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.45%) webMethods
11 5 (1.45%) Symantec
11 5 (1.45%) NetApp
11 5 (1.45%) ForgeRock
12 4 (1.16%) Appcelerator
12 4 (1.16%) IBM
12 4 (1.16%) Lotus
13 3 (0.87%) Citrix
14 2 (0.58%) Adobe
14 2 (0.58%) HP
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago