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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 45 28 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +37
Contract jobs citing Web Services 123 122 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.88% 5.47% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.71% 20.71% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 87 34
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £190.00 £54.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.03% +119.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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
836 589 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.35% 26.39% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 401 347
Average daily rate £340 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.07 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 40 £375 +7.14% 17
Somerset -3 30 £300 - 8
Wiltshire -17 23 £313 -19.87% 15
Gloucestershire -15 18 £393 +96.25% 6
Devon -14 7 £373 -14.85% 5
Dorset -15 1 - - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 118 (45.91%) Java
2 65 (25.29%) JavaScript
3 58 (22.57%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (19.84%) TDD
5 49 (19.07%) Spring
5 49 (19.07%) HTML
5 49 (19.07%) CSS
6 48 (18.68%) SQL
7 47 (18.29%) .NET
8 44 (17.12%) Finance
9 43 (16.73%) Linux
10 41 (15.95%) OO
10 41 (15.95%) Scrum
10 41 (15.95%) jQuery
11 40 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (15.56%) SOAP
12 39 (15.18%) Oracle
13 37 (14.40%) PHP
13 37 (14.40%) XML
14 36 (14.01%) C#
15 35 (13.62%) J2EE
15 35 (13.62%) REST
16 34 (13.23%) BDD
16 34 (13.23%) SAP
17 33 (12.84%) Security Cleared
17 33 (12.84%) Web Development
18 32 (12.45%) Microsoft
19 30 (11.67%) Cloud Computing
20 28 (10.89%) Software Engineering
20 28 (10.89%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 17 (6.61%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.45%) Apache
3 13 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.28%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (3.89%) nginx
6 9 (3.50%) Confluence
6 9 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (3.11%) Drupal
8 7 (2.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (2.33%) IIS
10 5 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.56%) Mule
12 3 (1.17%) CMS
13 2 (0.78%) TeamSite
13 2 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (8.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.56%) Magento
3 4 (1.56%) Shopify
4 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.39%) Cordys
5 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.39%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 58 (22.57%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (11.67%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.89%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.95%) SaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Force.com
6 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 2 (0.78%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.56%) Firewall
2 14 (5.45%) LDAP
3 12 (4.67%) VPN
4 10 (3.89%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.50%) SSL
6 8 (3.11%) X.509
7 6 (2.33%) LAN
8 5 (1.95%) WAN
9 4 (1.56%) Internet
9 4 (1.56%) IPv4
9 4 (1.56%) IPv6
9 4 (1.56%) Network Security
10 3 (1.17%) HTTP
10 3 (1.17%) DNS
10 3 (1.17%) SAN
11 2 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.78%) IPsec
11 2 (0.78%) Intranet
11 2 (0.78%) DHCP
11 2 (0.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.89%) MySQL
2 26 (10.12%) CouchDB
3 25 (9.73%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.67%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.28%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.50%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.56%) Hazelcast
9 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.17%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.39%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.84%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.45%) JUnit
3 12 (4.67%) Maven
4 11 (4.28%) JIRA
4 11 (4.28%) Subversion
5 10 (3.89%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.33%) SoapUI
7 6 (2.33%) Selenium
8 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.95%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.56%) JDeveloper
10 3 (1.17%) Hudson
10 3 (1.17%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.17%) Ant
11 2 (0.78%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.78%) WATIR
11 2 (0.78%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 44 (17.12%) Finance
2 24 (9.34%) Marketing
2 24 (9.34%) Telecoms
3 23 (8.95%) Manufacturing
4 21 (8.17%) Electronics
5 5 (1.95%) Banking
6 4 (1.56%) Retail
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 130 (50.58%) Developer
2 51 (19.84%) Java Developer
3 40 (15.56%) Architect
4 21 (8.17%) Analyst
5 15 (5.84%) Scala Developer
5 15 (5.84%) Consultant
5 15 (5.84%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.06%) Java Architect
6 13 (5.06%) PHP Developer
6 13 (5.06%) Enterprise Architect
7 10 (3.89%) .NET Developer
7 10 (3.89%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.50%) WebLogic Developer
8 9 (3.50%) Designer
9 8 (3.11%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.11%) Integration Architect
10 7 (2.72%) Security Designer
10 7 (2.72%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (2.72%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.72%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (19.07%) Spring
1 49 (19.07%) HTML
1 49 (19.07%) CSS
2 47 (18.29%) .NET
3 41 (15.95%) jQuery
4 40 (15.56%) SOAP
5 37 (14.40%) XML
6 35 (13.62%) J2EE
6 35 (13.62%) REST
7 27 (10.51%) Akka
7 27 (10.51%) Play Framework
8 26 (10.12%) Batik
8 26 (10.12%) SVG
9 25 (9.73%) RESTful
10 22 (8.56%) Hibernate
11 18 (7.00%) WCF
11 18 (7.00%) Ajax
12 16 (6.23%) ASP.NET
13 15 (5.84%) LAMP
13 15 (5.84%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.17%) DTV
2 19 (7.39%) CMDB
3 18 (7.00%) Open Source
4 15 (5.84%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.28%) Client/Server
5 11 (4.28%) GIS
6 10 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.89%) iPad
7 7 (2.72%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.56%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.17%) RMADS
10 3 (1.17%) PKI
10 3 (1.17%) CESG
10 3 (1.17%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.39%) iSeries
12 1 (0.39%) RIA
12 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.73%) Linux
2 20 (7.78%) Windows
3 19 (7.39%) UNIX
4 14 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.06%) CentOS
6 11 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.50%) Android
8 8 (3.11%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.33%) Solaris
11 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.17%) Fedora
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.84%) TDD
2 41 (15.95%) OO
2 41 (15.95%) Scrum
3 40 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (13.23%) BDD
5 33 (12.84%) Web Development
6 28 (10.89%) Software Engineering
6 28 (10.89%) Configuration Management
7 26 (10.12%) SOA
7 26 (10.12%) Process Management
8 24 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (8.17%) Programme Management
9 21 (8.17%) Digital Marketing
10 19 (7.39%) Unit Testing
11 16 (6.23%) UML
11 16 (6.23%) Service Delivery
12 15 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.84%) MVC
12 15 (5.84%) Asset Management
13 14 (5.45%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (45.91%) Java
2 65 (25.29%) JavaScript
3 48 (18.68%) SQL
4 37 (14.40%) PHP
5 36 (14.01%) C#
6 28 (10.89%) Scala
7 22 (8.56%) Python
8 18 (7.00%) VB.NET
9 16 (6.23%) Ruby
10 15 (5.84%) PHP5
11 9 (3.50%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.50%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.72%) C
13 6 (2.33%) C++
14 5 (1.95%) Perl
15 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.78%) VB
16 2 (0.78%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.00%) Degree
4 13 (5.06%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.11%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.17%) ISEB
8 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (1.17%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (3.11%) vSphere
3 8 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.72%) XenApp
4 7 (2.72%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.33%) Varnish
5 6 (2.33%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.17%) UAG
6 3 (1.17%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (5.06%) Puppet
2 12 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.89%) Nagios
3 10 (3.89%) Cacti
4 4 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.56%) WSUS
5 3 (1.17%) MIIS
5 3 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.78%) Ansible
7 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (15.18%) Oracle
2 34 (13.23%) SAP
3 32 (12.45%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.39%) Red Hat
5 14 (5.45%) SolarWinds
6 11 (4.28%) Citrix
7 10 (3.89%) JBoss
7 10 (3.89%) Apple
7 10 (3.89%) Percona
8 9 (3.50%) Cisco
8 9 (3.50%) VMware
9 8 (3.11%) Juniper
10 7 (2.72%) AppSense
11 6 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.95%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.95%) Zend
13 4 (1.56%) McAfee
13 4 (1.56%) IBM
14 3 (1.17%) Google
14 3 (1.17%) hybris
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