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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 49 28 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Contract jobs citing Web Services 126 126 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.73% 5.94% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.07% 22.54% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 92 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £267 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
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
836 559 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.76% 26.36% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 384 377
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.19 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -18 45 £400 +14.28% 25
Somerset -4 27 £290 -3.33% 19
Wiltshire -21 23 £360 - 13
Gloucestershire -3 20 £375 +33.92% 23
Dorset -9 5 £375 -23.07% 7
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 8
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 113 (43.97%) Java
2 92 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (27.63%) SQL
4 60 (23.35%) JavaScript
5 58 (22.57%) .NET
6 53 (20.62%) HTML
7 50 (19.46%) C#
8 46 (17.90%) XML
8 46 (17.90%) Linux
9 44 (17.12%) CSS
9 44 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
10 40 (15.56%) J2EE
11 37 (14.40%) Oracle
11 37 (14.40%) SOAP
11 37 (14.40%) Spring
12 36 (14.01%) PHP
12 36 (14.01%) TDD
13 35 (13.62%) Scrum
13 35 (13.62%) Finance
14 34 (13.23%) SOA
15 33 (12.84%) OO
15 33 (12.84%) SAP
16 30 (11.67%) Microsoft
16 30 (11.67%) Software Engineering
16 30 (11.67%) Security Cleared
17 29 (11.28%) Hibernate
18 28 (10.89%) MySQL
18 28 (10.89%) RESTful
18 28 (10.89%) jQuery
19 27 (10.51%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 21 (8.17%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.61%) JBoss
3 16 (6.23%) Apache
4 14 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (4.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (4.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (4.28%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.50%) CMS
6 9 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.50%) nginx
7 8 (3.11%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.72%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.56%) Mule
10 4 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.56%) MS Project Server
11 3 (1.17%) IIS
12 2 (0.78%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.78%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (6.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.56%) Shopify
3 4 (1.56%) Magento
4 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.78%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.78%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.78%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.78%) Cordys
6 1 (0.39%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.17%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.89%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.33%) SaaS
5 4 (1.56%) PaaS
6 3 (1.17%) Force.com
6 3 (1.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.56%) Firewall
2 11 (4.28%) VPN
3 10 (3.89%) DNS
3 10 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.11%) SAN
5 7 (2.72%) Internet
5 7 (2.72%) LAN
6 6 (2.33%) LDAP
6 6 (2.33%) HTTP
7 5 (1.95%) WAN
7 5 (1.95%) DHCP
7 5 (1.95%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.95%) PuTTY
7 5 (1.95%) SSH
8 4 (1.56%) IPv4
8 4 (1.56%) IPv6
9 3 (1.17%) PPP
9 3 (1.17%) Network Security
10 2 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.89%) MySQL
2 27 (10.51%) SQL Server
3 21 (8.17%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.61%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.06%) CouchDB
6 12 (4.67%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.89%) NoSQL
9 8 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.95%) JasperReports
11 5 (1.95%) Ingres
12 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.56%) SQLite
12 4 (1.56%) Hazelcast
13 3 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (7.78%) JUnit
2 14 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.67%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.28%) SoapUI
4 11 (4.28%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.89%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.50%) FitNesse
6 9 (3.50%) Maven
7 7 (2.72%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.33%) Hudson
9 5 (1.95%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.56%) JDeveloper
11 3 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.17%) JIRA
11 3 (1.17%) Selenium
11 3 (1.17%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (1.17%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
General
1 35 (13.62%) Finance
2 21 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.39%) Marketing
4 18 (7.00%) Manufacturing
5 16 (6.23%) Electronics
6 6 (2.33%) Banking
6 6 (2.33%) Retail
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 137 (53.31%) Developer
2 57 (22.18%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.95%) Architect
4 22 (8.56%) Senior Developer
5 16 (6.23%) Analyst
5 16 (6.23%) Consultant
6 14 (5.45%) Enterprise Architect
7 13 (5.06%) .NET Developer
7 13 (5.06%) PHP Developer
8 12 (4.67%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.50%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.50%) Tester
10 8 (3.11%) Integration Architect
10 8 (3.11%) Scala Developer
11 7 (2.72%) Java Architect
11 7 (2.72%) Android Developer
11 7 (2.72%) C++/Java Developer
11 7 (2.72%) Programmer
11 7 (2.72%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (22.57%) .NET
2 53 (20.62%) HTML
3 46 (17.90%) XML
4 44 (17.12%) CSS
5 40 (15.56%) J2EE
6 37 (14.40%) SOAP
6 37 (14.40%) Spring
7 29 (11.28%) Hibernate
8 28 (10.89%) jQuery
8 28 (10.89%) RESTful
9 27 (10.51%) REST
10 25 (9.73%) WCF
11 21 (8.17%) ASP.NET
12 17 (6.61%) LAMP
13 15 (5.84%) XSLT
13 15 (5.84%) Ajax
13 15 (5.84%) HTML5
14 14 (5.45%) .NET Framework
14 14 (5.45%) JDBC
14 14 (5.45%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.17%) Open Source
2 16 (6.23%) DTV
3 12 (4.67%) Client/Server
3 12 (4.67%) iPad
4 11 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.28%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.89%) CMDB
6 9 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.11%) User Experience
8 6 (2.33%) Clustering
9 5 (1.95%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.56%) GIS
11 3 (1.17%) CESG
11 3 (1.17%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (1.17%) PKI
11 3 (1.17%) RMADS
11 3 (1.17%) iPhone
11 3 (1.17%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.90%) Linux
2 25 (9.73%) UNIX
3 23 (8.95%) Windows
4 15 (5.84%) Android
4 15 (5.84%) Apple iOS
5 14 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.67%) CentOS
7 11 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.95%) VMS
10 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.17%) Fedora
12 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.78%) Solaris
12 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.01%) TDD
3 35 (13.62%) Scrum
4 34 (13.23%) SOA
5 33 (12.84%) OO
6 30 (11.67%) Software Engineering
7 27 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (9.34%) BDD
8 24 (9.34%) Unit Testing
9 22 (8.56%) MVC
10 21 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (7.78%) E-Commerce
12 18 (7.00%) Configuration Management
13 16 (6.23%) Workflow
13 16 (6.23%) UML
13 16 (6.23%) Digital Marketing
13 16 (6.23%) Programme Management
14 15 (5.84%) Web Development
14 15 (5.84%) Test Automation
15 13 (5.06%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (43.97%) Java
2 71 (27.63%) SQL
3 60 (23.35%) JavaScript
4 50 (19.46%) C#
5 36 (14.01%) PHP
6 20 (7.78%) VB.NET
7 16 (6.23%) C++
8 15 (5.84%) Scala
9 14 (5.45%) Python
10 13 (5.06%) C
10 13 (5.06%) PHP5
10 13 (5.06%) Bash Shell
11 11 (4.28%) Ruby
12 9 (3.50%) Perl
13 8 (3.11%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.95%) Korn
15 4 (1.56%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.17%) VB
17 2 (0.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.28%) DV Cleared
3 11 (4.28%) Degree
4 8 (3.11%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.17%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) CCNA
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.89%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.11%) QA
3 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.17%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.17%) SLA
5 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.72%) vSphere
4 6 (2.33%) XenApp
4 6 (2.33%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (1.95%) NFS
6 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.17%) Shibboleth
7 3 (1.17%) UAG
8 2 (0.78%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 16 (6.23%) Puppet
2 11 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.28%) Nagios
3 9 (3.50%) 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 37 (14.40%) Oracle
2 33 (12.84%) SAP
3 30 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.67%) VMware
6 11 (4.28%) Apple
6 11 (4.28%) Citrix
7 9 (3.50%) Percona
8 7 (2.72%) Cisco
8 7 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.72%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.33%) AppSense
9 6 (2.33%) Juniper
10 4 (1.56%) IBM
10 4 (1.56%) McAfee
10 4 (1.56%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.56%) Google
10 4 (1.56%) Zend
11 3 (1.17%) Eloqua
11 3 (1.17%) ServiceNow
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