The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 37 26 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +41
Contract jobs citing Web Services 132 115 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.32% 5.40% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 21.78% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 83 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £470 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £113.75 £54.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.71% +118.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
836 528 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.36% 24.78% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 364 337
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Web Services
England

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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 +1 43 £400 +45.45% 18
Somerset -1 34 £300 -4.00% 9
Wiltshire -9 27 £365 -8.75% 10
Gloucestershire -19 16 £384 +84.93% 10
Devon -15 8 £373 +6.42% 2
Dorset -6 1 £150 -50.00% 6
Cornwall - - - - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 117 (46.43%) Java
2 66 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 58 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (22.22%) TDD
5 52 (20.63%) CSS
6 51 (20.24%) Spring
7 49 (19.44%) HTML
8 48 (19.05%) SQL
8 48 (19.05%) .NET
9 45 (17.86%) OO
10 44 (17.46%) SOAP
11 43 (17.06%) jQuery
12 42 (16.67%) Scrum
13 40 (15.87%) XML
14 39 (15.48%) BDD
15 38 (15.08%) REST
15 38 (15.08%) C#
15 38 (15.08%) Finance
15 38 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (14.68%) Linux
16 37 (14.68%) Web Development
17 34 (13.49%) J2EE
17 34 (13.49%) Oracle
17 34 (13.49%) Microsoft
18 33 (13.10%) Cloud Computing
18 33 (13.10%) Scala
19 32 (12.70%) Akka
19 32 (12.70%) Play Framework
20 31 (12.30%) Security Cleared
21 29 (11.51%) CouchDB

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.16%) Apache
3 12 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (3.57%) Confluence
5 8 (3.17%) nginx
5 8 (3.17%) Drupal
6 7 (2.78%) IIS
6 7 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.59%) Mule
9 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.79%) CMS
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.19%) Shopify
3 3 (1.19%) Magento
4 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Cordys
5 1 (0.40%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 58 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (13.10%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.17%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.94%) Firewall
2 16 (6.35%) LDAP
3 13 (5.16%) VPN
4 11 (4.37%) SSL
5 10 (3.97%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.17%) X.509
7 6 (2.38%) LAN
8 5 (1.98%) WAN
9 4 (1.59%) IPv4
9 4 (1.59%) IPv6
9 4 (1.59%) Internet
10 3 (1.19%) Network Security
10 3 (1.19%) Intranet
10 3 (1.19%) HTTP
11 2 (0.79%) PPP
11 2 (0.79%) DHCP
11 2 (0.79%) Broadband
11 2 (0.79%) DNS
11 2 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.51%) CouchDB
2 27 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.73%) MySQL
4 12 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.19%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.19%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (5.95%) JUnit
1 15 (5.95%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.76%) Maven
3 11 (4.37%) JIRA
3 11 (4.37%) Subversion
4 10 (3.97%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.98%) Selenium
8 4 (1.59%) Ant
8 4 (1.59%) JDeveloper
8 4 (1.59%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.59%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.79%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.79%) Hudson
10 2 (0.79%) Moq
10 2 (0.79%) Mockito
11 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
General
1 38 (15.08%) Finance
2 22 (8.73%) Marketing
3 21 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 20 (7.94%) Manufacturing
5 18 (7.14%) Electronics
6 5 (1.98%) Retail
7 3 (1.19%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 133 (52.78%) Developer
2 48 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 38 (15.08%) Architect
4 21 (8.33%) Analyst
5 20 (7.94%) Scala Developer
6 17 (6.75%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.75%) .NET Developer
7 15 (5.95%) Java Architect
8 13 (5.16%) Consultant
9 10 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.97%) PHP Developer
9 10 (3.97%) Enterprise Architect
10 9 (3.57%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.57%) WebLogic Developer
10 9 (3.57%) Designer
11 8 (3.17%) Integration Architect
12 7 (2.78%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.78%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.63%) CSS
2 51 (20.24%) Spring
3 49 (19.44%) HTML
4 48 (19.05%) .NET
5 44 (17.46%) SOAP
6 43 (17.06%) jQuery
7 40 (15.87%) XML
8 38 (15.08%) REST
9 34 (13.49%) J2EE
10 32 (12.70%) Akka
10 32 (12.70%) Play Framework
11 29 (11.51%) SVG
11 29 (11.51%) Batik
12 23 (9.13%) ASP.NET
13 21 (8.33%) Hibernate
14 20 (7.94%) Ajax
14 20 (7.94%) WCF
14 20 (7.94%) RESTful
15 14 (5.56%) HTML5
16 13 (5.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.33%) CMDB
2 18 (7.14%) DTV
3 15 (5.95%) Open Source
4 14 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.37%) GIS
5 11 (4.37%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.97%) iPad
7 8 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.17%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.59%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.19%) CESG
9 3 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.19%) PKI
9 3 (1.19%) RMADS
10 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.40%) iSeries
11 1 (0.40%) RIA
11 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.68%) Linux
2 18 (7.14%) Windows
3 17 (6.75%) UNIX
4 13 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.37%) CentOS
6 10 (3.97%) Android
6 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.38%) Solaris
9 4 (1.59%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.19%) Fedora
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.22%) TDD
2 45 (17.86%) OO
3 42 (16.67%) Scrum
4 39 (15.48%) BDD
5 38 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (14.68%) Web Development
7 29 (11.51%) Process Management
8 26 (10.32%) Configuration Management
8 26 (10.32%) SOA
9 24 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 23 (9.13%) MVC
11 20 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (7.54%) Digital Marketing
13 18 (7.14%) Programme Management
14 17 (6.75%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.75%) Asset Management
15 16 (6.35%) Service Delivery
15 16 (6.35%) UML
16 14 (5.56%) Operations Management
16 14 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 117 (46.43%) Java
2 66 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 48 (19.05%) SQL
4 38 (15.08%) C#
5 33 (13.10%) Scala
6 28 (11.11%) PHP
7 20 (7.94%) Python
8 13 (5.16%) Ruby
8 13 (5.16%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.97%) PHP5
10 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.98%) C
11 5 (1.98%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.59%) C++
12 4 (1.59%) Perl
13 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.79%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.79%) VB
14 2 (0.79%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 31 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.75%) Degree
4 11 (4.37%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.17%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 6 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.19%) ISEB
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.37%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.59%) QA
3 3 (1.19%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.38%) XenApp
3 6 (2.38%) XenDesktop
3 6 (2.38%) vSphere
3 6 (2.38%) Varnish
3 6 (2.38%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.19%) UAG
5 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (3.97%) Puppet
1 10 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.17%) Nagios
2 8 (3.17%) Cacti
3 4 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.59%) WSUS
4 3 (1.19%) MIIS
4 3 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (13.49%) Microsoft
1 34 (13.49%) Oracle
2 29 (11.51%) SAP
3 17 (6.75%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 10 (3.97%) Apple
5 10 (3.97%) JBoss
5 10 (3.97%) Citrix
6 8 (3.17%) Cisco
6 8 (3.17%) Percona
7 7 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.78%) Juniper
8 6 (2.38%) Zend
8 6 (2.38%) VMware
8 6 (2.38%) AppSense
9 4 (1.59%) hybris
9 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.59%) McAfee
10 3 (1.19%) Google
11 2 (0.79%) Facebook
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