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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 36 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 157 102 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.04% 3.53% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.52% 13.42% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 74 59
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£400 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.25 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
765 760 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.57% 26.31% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 474 387
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 £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Gloucestershire +12 61 £400 +23.07% 5
Somerset +26 33 £600 +47.69% 7
Bristol -9 23 £375 -11.76% 23
Devon +12 20 £388 +94.96% 5
Wiltshire -11 11 £388 -8.82% 11
Dorset 0 7 - - 8
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 148 (51.57%) Java
2 117 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (30.31%) SQL
4 81 (28.22%) XML
5 79 (27.53%) .NET
6 78 (27.18%) Spring
7 70 (24.39%) Security Cleared
7 70 (24.39%) JavaScript
8 67 (23.34%) HTML
9 66 (23.00%) C#
10 61 (21.25%) Hibernate
11 55 (19.16%) MVC
12 54 (18.82%) SOAP
13 53 (18.47%) TDD
14 48 (16.72%) CSS
14 48 (16.72%) REST
15 47 (16.38%) J2EE
16 46 (16.03%) Scrum
17 43 (14.98%) Finance
17 43 (14.98%) SQL Server
18 42 (14.63%) Microsoft
19 41 (14.29%) Oracle
19 41 (14.29%) BDD
20 39 (13.59%) JPA
21 38 (13.24%) SC Cleared
21 38 (13.24%) RESTful
21 38 (13.24%) Linux
22 37 (12.89%) UML
23 36 (12.54%) JUnit
23 36 (12.54%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (10.80%) CMS
2 19 (6.62%) Mule
3 18 (6.27%) JBoss
4 13 (4.53%) IIS
5 8 (2.79%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.44%) Apache
6 7 (2.44%) Node.js
7 6 (2.09%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.05%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.05%) iPlanet
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.70%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) MS Project
3 2 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.74%) Summit
3 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.70%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.70%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.70%) SAP ECC
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.39%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.05%) GitHub
4 3 (1.05%) SaaS
5 2 (0.70%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.53%) HTTP
2 8 (2.79%) Firewall
3 6 (2.09%) Internet
4 4 (1.39%) DNS
4 4 (1.39%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.70%) LAN
6 2 (0.70%) WAN
6 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.70%) SSL
6 2 (0.70%) SAN
6 2 (0.70%) Network Security
6 2 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.35%) AMQP
7 1 (0.35%) LDAP
7 1 (0.35%) SSH
7 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.27%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.23%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.83%) MySQL
6 8 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.79%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.39%) Redis
10 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.70%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 36 (12.54%) JUnit
1 36 (12.54%) Maven
2 35 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 26 (9.06%) Jenkins
3 26 (9.06%) JIRA
4 21 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (6.97%) Visual Studio
6 17 (5.92%) SoapUI
7 13 (4.53%) Subversion
8 11 (3.83%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.83%) Rational DOORS
8 11 (3.83%) Rational Rhapsody
9 9 (3.14%) Spock
9 9 (3.14%) ClearCase
9 9 (3.14%) ClearQuest
10 8 (2.79%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.44%) IntelliJ
11 7 (2.44%) TestNG
11 7 (2.44%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.09%) Selenium
General
1 43 (14.98%) Finance
2 27 (9.41%) Manufacturing
3 18 (6.27%) Retail
4 17 (5.92%) Marketing
5 12 (4.18%) Electronics
5 12 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.39%) Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 176 (61.32%) Developer
2 81 (28.22%) Java Developer
3 33 (11.50%) Architect
4 23 (8.01%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (7.67%) Analyst
5 22 (7.67%) Senior Developer
6 18 (6.27%) .NET Developer
7 15 (5.23%) Software Engineer
8 12 (4.18%) Administrator
8 12 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (3.83%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.48%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.79%) Consultant
12 7 (2.44%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.44%) Tester
12 7 (2.44%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.44%) DBA
12 7 (2.44%) PHP Developer
13 6 (2.09%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (28.22%) XML
2 79 (27.53%) .NET
3 78 (27.18%) Spring
4 67 (23.34%) HTML
5 61 (21.25%) Hibernate
6 54 (18.82%) SOAP
7 48 (16.72%) CSS
7 48 (16.72%) REST
8 47 (16.38%) J2EE
9 39 (13.59%) JPA
10 38 (13.24%) RESTful
11 32 (11.15%) .NET Framework
12 31 (10.80%) Spring MVC
13 30 (10.45%) JSON
14 29 (10.10%) jQuery
15 24 (8.36%) ASP.NET
16 22 (7.67%) Apache Camel
17 21 (7.32%) WCF
18 20 (6.97%) XSLT
19 19 (6.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.57%) GIS
3 15 (5.23%) Data Integration
4 14 (4.88%) Open Source
5 12 (4.18%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.18%) DTV
6 9 (3.14%) Linked Data
7 6 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.09%) Smartcard
8 5 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.05%) Replication
10 3 (1.05%) User Experience
11 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.70%) Derivative
12 1 (0.35%) Animation
12 1 (0.35%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.35%) Online Games
12 1 (0.35%) RMADS
12 1 (0.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.24%) Linux
2 24 (8.36%) Windows
3 13 (4.53%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.18%) Android
5 6 (2.09%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.09%) Amazon Linux
6 5 (1.74%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.74%) UNIX
7 3 (1.05%) AIX
7 3 (1.05%) Solaris
7 3 (1.05%) zOS
8 2 (0.70%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.70%) NetWare
8 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.70%) SUSE
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.16%) MVC
3 53 (18.47%) TDD
4 46 (16.03%) Scrum
5 41 (14.29%) BDD
6 37 (12.89%) UML
7 30 (10.45%) CRM
7 30 (10.45%) SOA
8 29 (10.10%) Content Management
9 27 (9.41%) E-Commerce
10 21 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 20 (6.97%) OO
12 19 (6.62%) ITIL
12 19 (6.62%) Workflow
12 19 (6.62%) DevOps
13 18 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.57%) Change Control
15 15 (5.23%) Project Management
15 15 (5.23%) PRINCE2
15 15 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 148 (51.57%) Java
2 87 (30.31%) SQL
3 70 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 66 (23.00%) C#
5 31 (10.80%) C++
6 22 (7.67%) VB
7 21 (7.32%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.57%) C
9 15 (5.23%) Python
10 14 (4.88%) VB.NET
11 12 (4.18%) PHP
11 12 (4.18%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.48%) Ruby
13 9 (3.14%) Groovy
14 6 (2.09%) VB6
14 6 (2.09%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.39%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.39%) Perl
16 3 (1.05%) Golang
17 2 (0.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 70 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.71%) DV Cleared
4 20 (6.97%) ISEB
5 9 (3.14%) Degree
6 4 (1.39%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.88%) ISO 9000
3 10 (3.48%) QA
4 8 (2.79%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.74%) ISO 14001
6 3 (1.05%) SLA
7 2 (0.70%) WCAG
7 2 (0.70%) COBIT
7 2 (0.70%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.70%) Varnish
2 1 (0.35%) iptables
2 1 (0.35%) NFS
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.35%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 18 (6.27%) Puppet
2 17 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.44%) Ansible
4 2 (0.70%) Salt
4 2 (0.70%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.29%) Oracle
3 33 (11.50%) SAP
4 15 (5.23%) Google
5 11 (3.83%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.79%) VMware
7 5 (1.74%) Sencha
7 5 (1.74%) Appcelerator
7 5 (1.74%) ATG
8 4 (1.39%) New Relic
8 4 (1.39%) Cisco
9 3 (1.05%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.70%) F5
10 2 (0.70%) IBM
10 2 (0.70%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.70%) Juniper
10 2 (0.70%) BEA
10 2 (0.70%) Nokia
10 2 (0.70%) Novell
10 2 (0.70%) HP
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