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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 30 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 168 179 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.70% 5.77% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.73% 22.32% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 101
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +2.85%
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
773 802 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.21% 25.87% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 557 555
Median daily rate £350 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 17
Median hourly rate £38.75 £38.89 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +26 57 £375 +3.44% 2
Gloucestershire -4 32 £460 +5.14% 10
Bristol -26 22 £388 +3.33% 10
Devon +3 19 £325 -18.75% 1
Dorset -4 10 £425 +47.82% 6
Somerset -14 7 £375 -11.76% 5
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 135 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (38.33%) Java
3 101 (35.19%) Security Cleared
4 83 (28.92%) JavaScript
5 76 (26.48%) RESTful
6 70 (24.39%) SC Cleared
7 69 (24.04%) Microsoft
8 68 (23.69%) HTML
8 68 (23.69%) REST
9 62 (21.60%) .NET
10 61 (21.25%) SQL
10 61 (21.25%) XML
11 59 (20.56%) SQL Server
12 56 (19.51%) C#
13 55 (19.16%) Spring
14 54 (18.82%) CSS
15 53 (18.47%) SOAP
16 46 (16.03%) SOA
17 45 (15.68%) MVC
18 41 (14.29%) Migration
18 41 (14.29%) XSD
19 39 (13.59%) Scrum
20 37 (12.89%) J2EE
21 36 (12.54%) BDD
22 35 (12.20%) TDD
23 33 (11.50%) JSON
24 32 (11.15%) TOGAF
24 32 (11.15%) Windows
25 31 (10.80%) ASP.NET
25 31 (10.80%) Maven

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (7.32%) IIS
2 17 (5.92%) Confluence
3 14 (4.88%) Apache
3 14 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.14%) JBoss
5 8 (2.79%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.09%) NServiceBus
8 4 (1.39%) CMS
8 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.39%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.35%) Drupal
10 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.05%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.35%) Magento
5 1 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.57%) GitHub
3 13 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.74%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.18%) SAN
1 12 (4.18%) SSL
2 10 (3.48%) HTTP
3 9 (3.14%) Internet
4 6 (2.09%) LAN
5 5 (1.74%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.39%) SSH
6 4 (1.39%) VPN
6 4 (1.39%) WAN
7 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.35%) CTI
8 1 (0.35%) DNS
8 1 (0.35%) Extranet
8 1 (0.35%) Firewall
8 1 (0.35%) MQTT
8 1 (0.35%) Network Security
8 1 (0.35%) PABX
8 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.53%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.48%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.48%) Star Schema
5 8 (2.79%) MySQL
6 6 (2.09%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.74%) RavenDB
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.39%) SQLite
9 3 (1.05%) Big Data
9 3 (1.05%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (10.80%) Maven
2 29 (10.10%) Git (software)
3 26 (9.06%) JIRA
4 21 (7.32%) Cucumber
4 21 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 21 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (7.32%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.83%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.48%) Subversion
7 9 (3.14%) IntelliJ
7 9 (3.14%) Protractor
7 9 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (2.79%) JUnit
9 7 (2.44%) Gradle
9 7 (2.44%) Hudson
9 7 (2.44%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (2.09%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (2.09%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.74%) Selenium
General
1 29 (10.10%) Finance
2 12 (4.18%) Marketing
3 11 (3.83%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.48%) Aerospace
4 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.14%) Electronics
6 5 (1.74%) Back Office
7 3 (1.05%) Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Local Government
8 2 (0.70%) Retail
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 167 (58.19%) Developer
2 59 (20.56%) Java Developer
3 48 (16.72%) Architect
4 43 (14.98%) .NET Developer
5 21 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 20 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (5.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (5.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 17 (5.92%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.23%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 14 (4.88%) SQL Developer
10 13 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (4.18%) Java Engineer
11 12 (4.18%) Test Engineer
11 12 (4.18%) Web Developer
12 11 (3.83%) Applications Developer
12 11 (3.83%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.83%) Tester
13 10 (3.48%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (26.48%) RESTful
2 68 (23.69%) HTML
2 68 (23.69%) REST
3 62 (21.60%) .NET
4 61 (21.25%) XML
5 55 (19.16%) Spring
6 54 (18.82%) CSS
7 53 (18.47%) SOAP
8 41 (14.29%) XSD
9 37 (12.89%) J2EE
10 33 (11.50%) JSON
11 31 (10.80%) ASP.NET
12 29 (10.10%) jQuery
12 29 (10.10%) WSDL
13 28 (9.76%) WCF
14 27 (9.41%) AngularJS
15 21 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (7.32%) Hibernate
15 21 (7.32%) Middleware
16 18 (6.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.62%) NHS
2 15 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.83%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.79%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.79%) User Experience
7 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.39%) iPhone
7 4 (1.39%) Semantic Web
7 4 (1.39%) VLE
8 3 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.05%) iPad
9 2 (0.70%) Animation
9 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.70%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.15%) Windows
2 20 (6.97%) Unix
3 16 (5.57%) Linux
4 12 (4.18%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.48%) Android
6 6 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
9 1 (0.35%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.35%) OS/400
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.03%) SOA
3 45 (15.68%) MVC
4 41 (14.29%) Migration
5 39 (13.59%) Scrum
6 36 (12.54%) BDD
7 35 (12.20%) TDD
8 32 (11.15%) TOGAF
9 31 (10.80%) Data Migration
10 27 (9.41%) Software Engineering
11 25 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (8.71%) MODAF
11 25 (8.71%) Unit Testing
12 23 (8.01%) Virtual Environments
12 23 (8.01%) Zachman Framework
13 21 (7.32%) E-Commerce
13 21 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
14 20 (6.97%) Web Development
15 19 (6.62%) Front End Development
15 19 (6.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 110 (38.33%) Java
2 83 (28.92%) JavaScript
3 61 (21.25%) SQL
4 56 (19.51%) C#
5 18 (6.27%) VB.NET
6 16 (5.57%) Groovy
7 15 (5.23%) C++
8 12 (4.18%) C
9 10 (3.48%) PHP
10 9 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.79%) Ruby
12 6 (2.09%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.09%) VB
13 5 (1.74%) Python
14 3 (1.05%) ABAP
14 3 (1.05%) Perl
14 3 (1.05%) VB6
15 2 (0.70%) ES6
15 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 101 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 70 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.67%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.88%) Degree
5 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.79%) MCSA
6 8 (2.79%) MCSD
6 8 (2.79%) MCSE
7 6 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.39%) CCNA
8 4 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.39%) ISEB
9 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.35%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.35%) OSCE
10 1 (0.35%) OSCP
10 1 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.32%) HL7
2 12 (4.18%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.01%) Xen
3 18 (6.27%) Docker
4 9 (3.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.70%) vCloud
6 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.35%) LXC
6 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (8.01%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (2.79%) Puppet
3 6 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.39%) OpenAM
5 3 (1.05%) Ansible
6 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.70%) Mesos
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.35%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 69 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.41%) Citrix
3 26 (9.06%) VMware
4 24 (8.36%) Oracle
5 20 (6.97%) webMethods
6 13 (4.53%) SAP
7 12 (4.18%) Google
8 10 (3.48%) Luciad
9 4 (1.39%) Blackboard
9 4 (1.39%) ForgeRock
9 4 (1.39%) HP
9 4 (1.39%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.05%) Sencha
11 2 (0.70%) Cisco
11 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.70%) Zend
12 1 (0.35%) Adobe
12 1 (0.35%) IBM
12 1 (0.35%) Mitel
12 1 (0.35%) Sun
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