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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 30 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 174 141 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.64% 4.79% 5.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.53% 17.56% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 96 85
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£390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 3
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 £38.00 £36.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +28.94%
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
808 803 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.17% 27.29% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 554 326
Average daily rate £358 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 20 10
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £13.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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 2 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 2 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 2 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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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 +8 66 £375 -16.66% 26
Somerset +8 38 £425 +21.42% 12
Gloucestershire +6 26 £425 +41.66% 8
Devon +2 17 £413 +10.73% 13
Wiltshire -16 15 £363 -16.18% 22
Dorset +4 5 £288 -14.81% 2
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 159 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (45.16%) Java
3 107 (31.38%) .NET
4 94 (27.57%) Security Cleared
5 89 (26.10%) SQL
6 81 (23.75%) C#
7 77 (22.58%) XML
8 76 (22.29%) Spring
9 62 (18.18%) MVC
9 62 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 61 (17.89%) SOAP
11 60 (17.60%) Hibernate
12 59 (17.30%) HTML
13 58 (17.01%) SQL Server
14 54 (15.84%) TDD
15 52 (15.25%) UML
16 51 (14.96%) REST
17 49 (14.37%) J2EE
17 49 (14.37%) Scrum
18 47 (13.78%) CSS
18 47 (13.78%) Linux
18 47 (13.78%) Microsoft
19 46 (13.49%) Amazon AWS
20 45 (13.20%) SC Cleared
21 43 (12.61%) SOA
22 42 (12.32%) ASP.NET
22 42 (12.32%) BDD
23 41 (12.02%) JPA
24 40 (11.73%) Oracle
24 40 (11.73%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 34 (9.97%) CMS
2 23 (6.74%) IIS
3 18 (5.28%) Mule
4 17 (4.99%) JBoss
5 8 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.05%) Mule ESB
7 6 (1.76%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.76%) Apache
8 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.47%) Node.js
9 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.17%) Liferay
9 4 (1.17%) Drupal
9 4 (1.17%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.17%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (0.88%) 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 15 (4.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.49%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.59%) PaaS
3 2 (0.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.23%) Internet
2 10 (2.93%) HTTPS
3 8 (2.35%) HTTP
3 8 (2.35%) Firewall
4 5 (1.47%) SSL
5 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.17%) DNS
6 2 (0.59%) LAN
6 2 (0.59%) WAN
6 2 (0.59%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.29%) Network Security
7 1 (0.29%) NAS
7 1 (0.29%) SAN
7 1 (0.29%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.87%) MongoDB
3 19 (5.57%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.81%) MySQL
5 13 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.35%) SQLite
8 8 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.35%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.76%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.17%) MarkLogic
12 3 (0.88%) Big Data
13 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 38 (11.14%) JUnit
2 37 (10.85%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.97%) Maven
4 22 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (6.16%) Jenkins
6 18 (5.28%) Visual Studio
7 16 (4.69%) JIRA
8 15 (4.40%) Subversion
8 15 (4.40%) SoapUI
9 11 (3.23%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.64%) Selenium
11 8 (2.35%) NUnit
12 6 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.76%) TestNG
12 6 (1.76%) IntelliJ
12 6 (1.76%) Spock
13 5 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (1.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 5 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (11.44%) Finance
2 35 (10.26%) Manufacturing
3 26 (7.62%) Retail
4 21 (6.16%) Marketing
5 16 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 15 (4.40%) Electronics
7 10 (2.93%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.47%) Banking
9 3 (0.88%) Law
10 2 (0.59%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 204 (59.82%) Developer
2 79 (23.17%) Java Developer
3 41 (12.02%) Architect
4 35 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (7.92%) .NET Developer
6 25 (7.33%) Software Engineer
7 24 (7.04%) Analyst
8 23 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.99%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
10 16 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 15 (4.40%) Business Analyst
12 14 (4.11%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.81%) Web Developer
13 13 (3.81%) iOS Developer
14 12 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
16 10 (2.93%) AWS Developer
16 10 (2.93%) Agile Business Analyst
17 9 (2.64%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (31.38%) .NET
2 77 (22.58%) XML
3 76 (22.29%) Spring
4 61 (17.89%) SOAP
5 60 (17.60%) Hibernate
6 59 (17.30%) HTML
7 51 (14.96%) REST
8 49 (14.37%) J2EE
9 47 (13.78%) CSS
10 42 (12.32%) ASP.NET
11 41 (12.02%) JPA
12 40 (11.73%) .NET Framework
13 35 (10.26%) jQuery
14 30 (8.80%) Apache Camel
15 29 (8.50%) Spring MVC
16 27 (7.92%) RESTful
17 23 (6.74%) WCF
18 21 (6.16%) JAXB
19 17 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
20 16 (4.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.85%) Management Information System
2 24 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 23 (6.74%) User Experience
4 21 (6.16%) GIS
5 15 (4.40%) DTV
6 9 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.76%) Linked Data
7 6 (1.76%) Smartcard
7 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.76%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.17%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.17%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.17%) iPad
9 4 (1.17%) Derivative
9 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.88%) FMCG
10 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.59%) iPhone
12 1 (0.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.78%) Linux
2 35 (10.26%) Windows
3 24 (7.04%) Apple iOS
4 18 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.99%) Android
6 9 (2.64%) Windows Phone
7 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.05%) SUSE
8 7 (2.05%) NetWare
8 7 (2.05%) Amazon Linux
8 7 (2.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.05%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.76%) UNIX
10 5 (1.47%) Windows Phone 7
11 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.17%) CentOS
11 4 (1.17%) Fedora
11 4 (1.17%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (18.18%) MVC
3 54 (15.84%) TDD
4 52 (15.25%) UML
5 49 (14.37%) Scrum
6 43 (12.61%) SOA
7 42 (12.32%) BDD
8 38 (11.14%) Software Engineering
9 36 (10.56%) Content Management
10 33 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 31 (9.09%) Open Source
12 30 (8.80%) CRM
13 24 (7.04%) OO
14 23 (6.74%) Unit Testing
15 22 (6.45%) DevOps
16 21 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (6.16%) Requirements Analysis
16 21 (6.16%) Workflow
17 20 (5.87%) Information Security
17 20 (5.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 154 (45.16%) Java
2 89 (26.10%) SQL
3 81 (23.75%) C#
4 62 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 37 (10.85%) C++
6 28 (8.21%) VB
7 23 (6.74%) C
8 19 (5.57%) Python
9 11 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 11 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.64%) VB6
10 9 (2.64%) Ruby
10 9 (2.64%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.35%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.35%) Apple Swift
12 7 (2.05%) Perl
13 6 (1.76%) PHP
13 6 (1.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 94 (27.57%) Security Cleared
2 45 (13.20%) SC Cleared
3 38 (11.14%) DV Cleared
4 22 (6.45%) ISEB
5 7 (2.05%) Degree
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.17%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) CISM
7 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.57%) ISO 9000
2 18 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.81%) QA
4 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.88%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.59%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.17%) Varnish
3 3 (0.88%) XenApp
3 3 (0.88%) vSphere
3 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.59%) Snort
5 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (8.50%) Puppet
2 22 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (5.28%) Ansible
4 7 (2.05%) ZENworks
5 5 (1.47%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.73%) Oracle
3 32 (9.38%) SAP
4 25 (7.33%) VMware
5 22 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 15 (4.40%) Luciad
7 11 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.64%) Google
9 7 (2.05%) Novell
10 5 (1.47%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.47%) webMethods
10 5 (1.47%) IBM
10 5 (1.47%) Appcelerator
11 4 (1.17%) ForgeRock
11 4 (1.17%) NetApp
11 4 (1.17%) Lotus
12 3 (0.88%) Symantec
12 3 (0.88%) ATG
12 3 (0.88%) Citrix
13 2 (0.59%) Nokia
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