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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 24 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 176 136 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.85% 4.59% 5.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.22% 16.98% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 100 78
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +20.00%
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
758 801 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.21% 27.03% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 558 318
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £15.80 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +12 60 £375 -16.66% 34
Gloucestershire +12 47 £425 +30.76% 5
Somerset +20 34 £400 +13.87% 13
Devon +11 17 £375 - 6
Wiltshire -18 13 £375 -21.05% 16
Dorset +1 3 £288 -14.81% 3
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 154 (46.39%) Java
2 144 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (29.22%) .NET
4 94 (28.31%) SQL
5 89 (26.81%) Security Cleared
6 76 (22.89%) Spring
7 75 (22.59%) XML
8 73 (21.99%) C#
9 69 (20.78%) JavaScript
10 65 (19.58%) HTML
11 63 (18.98%) MVC
12 60 (18.07%) Hibernate
13 59 (17.77%) SOAP
14 52 (15.66%) SQL Server
15 51 (15.36%) J2EE
15 51 (15.36%) REST
16 50 (15.06%) TDD
17 46 (13.86%) CSS
17 46 (13.86%) Microsoft
18 45 (13.55%) Scrum
19 43 (12.95%) Finance
19 43 (12.95%) JPA
19 43 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
20 42 (12.65%) Linux
20 42 (12.65%) UML
21 41 (12.35%) SC Cleared
22 40 (12.05%) Git (software)
23 39 (11.75%) jQuery
24 38 (11.45%) SOA
24 38 (11.45%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (9.94%) CMS
2 19 (5.72%) Mule
3 18 (5.42%) JBoss
4 17 (5.12%) IIS
5 8 (2.41%) Mule ESB
6 7 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.81%) Apache
7 6 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.81%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.51%) Node.js
8 5 (1.51%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.20%) Liferay
9 4 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.20%) Drupal
10 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.60%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.30%) MS Project
2 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (5.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.20%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.90%) PaaS
4 2 (0.60%) GitHub
4 2 (0.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.41%) Firewall
2 7 (2.11%) HTTP
2 7 (2.11%) Internet
3 5 (1.51%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (0.90%) LAN
4 3 (0.90%) WAN
4 3 (0.90%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.90%) SSL
5 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) DNS
5 2 (0.60%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) NAS
6 1 (0.30%) Telnet
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 20 (6.02%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.01%) MySQL
5 10 (3.01%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.51%) SQLite
8 5 (1.51%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.90%) Big Data
11 2 (0.60%) OLTP
11 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 40 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.84%) JUnit
3 35 (10.54%) Maven
4 24 (7.23%) Jenkins
5 22 (6.63%) JIRA
6 19 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (5.72%) Visual Studio
7 16 (4.82%) SoapUI
8 14 (4.22%) Cucumber
9 12 (3.61%) Subversion
10 10 (3.01%) Selenium
11 9 (2.71%) Spock
12 7 (2.11%) TestNG
12 7 (2.11%) TeamCity
12 7 (2.11%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (1.81%) Rational Rhapsody
13 6 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 5 (1.51%) ClearQuest
General
1 43 (12.95%) Finance
2 33 (9.94%) Manufacturing
3 24 (7.23%) Marketing
4 23 (6.93%) Retail
5 17 (5.12%) Electronics
5 17 (5.12%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.20%) Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Law
8 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 207 (62.35%) Developer
2 84 (25.30%) Java Developer
3 39 (11.75%) Architect
4 30 (9.04%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (6.93%) Analyst
5 23 (6.93%) .NET Developer
6 18 (5.42%) Senior Developer
6 18 (5.42%) Software Engineer
6 18 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (4.52%) Web Developer
8 14 (4.22%) Software Developer
9 13 (3.92%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (3.61%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.31%) iOS Developer
12 10 (3.01%) Tester
13 9 (2.71%) AWS Developer
14 8 (2.41%) Java Software Engineer
14 8 (2.41%) Administrator
14 8 (2.41%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (29.22%) .NET
2 76 (22.89%) Spring
3 75 (22.59%) XML
4 65 (19.58%) HTML
5 60 (18.07%) Hibernate
6 59 (17.77%) SOAP
7 51 (15.36%) J2EE
7 51 (15.36%) REST
8 46 (13.86%) CSS
9 43 (12.95%) JPA
10 39 (11.75%) jQuery
11 34 (10.24%) ASP.NET
12 33 (9.94%) RESTful
12 33 (9.94%) Spring MVC
13 32 (9.64%) .NET Framework
14 27 (8.13%) Apache Camel
15 22 (6.63%) WCF
16 19 (5.72%) JAXB
17 18 (5.42%) JSON
18 17 (5.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.72%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.12%) DTV
3 17 (5.12%) GIS
4 15 (4.52%) User Experience
5 11 (3.31%) Data Integration
6 9 (2.71%) Linked Data
6 9 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.81%) Smartcard
9 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.90%) FMCG
10 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.60%) Derivative
12 1 (0.30%) Animation
12 1 (0.30%) RMADS
12 1 (0.30%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.65%) Linux
2 26 (7.83%) Windows
3 20 (6.02%) Apple iOS
4 16 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.92%) Android
6 7 (2.11%) Windows 8
6 7 (2.11%) UNIX
6 7 (2.11%) Amazon Linux
7 5 (1.51%) SUSE
7 5 (1.51%) NetWare
7 5 (1.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.20%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.90%) AIX
10 2 (0.60%) Solaris
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.60%) zOS
10 2 (0.60%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.30%) CentOS
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.98%) MVC
3 50 (15.06%) TDD
4 45 (13.55%) Scrum
5 42 (12.65%) UML
6 38 (11.45%) SOA
6 38 (11.45%) BDD
7 34 (10.24%) Content Management
8 33 (9.94%) E-Commerce
9 31 (9.34%) CRM
10 29 (8.73%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.83%) Open Source
12 23 (6.93%) DevOps
13 19 (5.72%) Digital Marketing
13 19 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (5.72%) Workflow
14 18 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (5.12%) OO
15 17 (5.12%) Programme Management
16 16 (4.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 154 (46.39%) Java
2 94 (28.31%) SQL
3 73 (21.99%) C#
4 69 (20.78%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.73%) C++
6 26 (7.83%) VB
7 22 (6.63%) C
8 18 (5.42%) Python
9 16 (4.82%) VB.NET
9 16 (4.82%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.92%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.92%) Ruby
11 10 (3.01%) VB6
12 9 (2.71%) Groovy
13 8 (2.41%) Apple Swift
13 8 (2.41%) PHP
14 7 (2.11%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.11%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.90%) Go
16 2 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (26.81%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 38 (11.45%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.12%) ISEB
5 11 (3.31%) Degree
6 5 (1.51%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.22%) ISO 9000
1 14 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.31%) QA
3 4 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.20%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.60%) Varnish
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Snort
3 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (7.23%) Puppet
2 22 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.31%) Ansible
4 5 (1.51%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.60%) TrustSec
5 2 (0.60%) Salt
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 46 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.45%) Oracle
3 31 (9.34%) SAP
4 17 (5.12%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.52%) VMware
6 11 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.11%) Google
7 7 (2.11%) Luciad
8 6 (1.81%) IBM
9 5 (1.51%) Appcelerator
9 5 (1.51%) webMethods
9 5 (1.51%) Cisco
9 5 (1.51%) Novell
10 4 (1.20%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.20%) ATG
10 4 (1.20%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.90%) F5
11 3 (0.90%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.90%) Nokia
12 2 (0.60%) Juniper
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