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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 35 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 168 160 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.51% 5.00% 4.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.79% 18.98% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 105 85
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 21 2
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £113.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
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
849 843 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.83% 26.34% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 590 577
Median daily rate £350 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 54 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 +37 58 £358 +2.14% 2
Bristol -10 40 £475 +15.15% 12
Gloucestershire +4 26 £440 +17.33% 11
Dorset -4 9 £425 +47.82% 6
Somerset -9 8 £375 -11.76% 6
Devon -5 6 £320 -20.00% 2
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 124 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (33.57%) Java
3 92 (32.86%) Security Cleared
4 70 (25.00%) REST
4 70 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 70 (25.00%) SQL
5 67 (23.93%) RESTful
6 66 (23.57%) .NET
6 66 (23.57%) Microsoft
7 64 (22.86%) SC Cleared
8 63 (22.50%) C#
8 63 (22.50%) HTML
8 63 (22.50%) XML
9 58 (20.71%) SOAP
10 57 (20.36%) SQL Server
11 45 (16.07%) MVC
12 43 (15.36%) SOA
13 42 (15.00%) Spring
14 41 (14.64%) XSD
15 40 (14.29%) ASP.NET
15 40 (14.29%) CSS
16 37 (13.21%) Migration
17 36 (12.86%) BDD
18 35 (12.50%) Scrum
19 34 (12.14%) TDD
19 34 (12.14%) E-Commerce
19 34 (12.14%) AngularJS
19 34 (12.14%) JSON
19 34 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (11.43%) Windows

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 20 (7.14%) IIS
2 16 (5.71%) Confluence
3 14 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.93%) Apache
5 9 (3.21%) JBoss
6 7 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.14%) NServiceBus
7 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.71%) CMS
9 2 (0.71%) Jetty
9 2 (0.71%) nginx
9 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.36%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.36%) Liferay
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (3.21%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.07%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.07%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) Magento
5 1 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.71%) GitHub
3 14 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.79%) Google Play
5 4 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.43%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.64%) SSL
2 12 (4.29%) SAN
3 10 (3.57%) HTTP
4 8 (2.86%) Internet
5 6 (2.14%) LAN
6 5 (1.79%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.43%) SSH
7 4 (1.43%) VPN
7 4 (1.43%) WAN
8 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.36%) CTI
9 1 (0.36%) DNS
9 1 (0.36%) Extranet
9 1 (0.36%) MQTT
9 1 (0.36%) Network Security
9 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.36%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (20.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 13 (4.64%) SQLite
4 10 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.57%) Star Schema
5 9 (3.21%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.50%) MySQL
8 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.79%) RavenDB
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.43%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.43%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.07%) Big Data
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 28 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.93%) Maven
3 23 (8.21%) JIRA
4 22 (7.86%) Cucumber
4 22 (7.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (6.79%) Jenkins
6 15 (5.36%) Subversion
7 10 (3.57%) Jasmine
7 10 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (3.21%) Protractor
9 7 (2.50%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.50%) Gradle
9 7 (2.50%) Hudson
9 7 (2.50%) IntelliJ
9 7 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (2.50%) Selenium
10 6 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (2.14%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.14%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (10.71%) Finance
2 11 (3.93%) Marketing
3 10 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.86%) Electronics
6 3 (1.07%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.07%) Banking
6 3 (1.07%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 160 (57.14%) Developer
2 44 (15.71%) Java Developer
3 43 (15.36%) .NET Developer
4 42 (15.00%) Architect
5 23 (8.21%) Senior Developer
6 20 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (5.71%) Software Developer
9 15 (5.36%) Test Engineer
10 14 (5.00%) SQL Developer
11 12 (4.29%) Analyst
11 12 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (4.29%) Consultant
12 11 (3.93%) Tester
13 10 (3.57%) Applications Developer
13 10 (3.57%) Data Architect
13 10 (3.57%) Software Engineer
14 9 (3.21%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (25.00%) REST
2 67 (23.93%) RESTful
3 66 (23.57%) .NET
4 63 (22.50%) HTML
4 63 (22.50%) XML
5 58 (20.71%) SOAP
6 42 (15.00%) Spring
7 41 (14.64%) XSD
8 40 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 40 (14.29%) CSS
9 34 (12.14%) AngularJS
9 34 (12.14%) JSON
10 32 (11.43%) J2EE
11 29 (10.36%) WCF
11 29 (10.36%) WSDL
12 24 (8.57%) HTML5
13 22 (7.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (7.50%) jQuery
15 19 (6.79%) Hibernate
16 18 (6.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.79%) NHS
2 13 (4.64%) Mobile App
2 13 (4.64%) User Experience
3 11 (3.93%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 7 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.79%) Semantic Web
7 4 (1.43%) iPhone
8 3 (1.07%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.07%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.07%) Video Editing
9 2 (0.71%) Animation
9 2 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.71%) iPad
9 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.71%) VLE
10 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.43%) Windows
2 18 (6.43%) Unix
3 16 (5.71%) Linux
4 15 (5.36%) Android
5 10 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.36%) OS/400
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.07%) MVC
3 43 (15.36%) SOA
4 37 (13.21%) Migration
5 36 (12.86%) BDD
6 35 (12.50%) Scrum
7 34 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (12.14%) E-Commerce
7 34 (12.14%) TDD
8 31 (11.07%) TOGAF
9 28 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 25 (8.93%) MODAF
11 23 (8.21%) Virtual Environments
11 23 (8.21%) Zachman Framework
12 22 (7.86%) Software Engineering
13 21 (7.50%) Unit Testing
14 20 (7.14%) Web Development
15 19 (6.79%) Enterprise Architecture
15 19 (6.79%) Test Automation
16 18 (6.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 94 (33.57%) Java
2 70 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 70 (25.00%) SQL
3 63 (22.50%) C#
4 16 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 15 (5.36%) C++
6 14 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 12 (4.29%) Groovy
8 11 (3.93%) Ruby
9 9 (3.21%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.50%) C
11 6 (2.14%) PHP
12 5 (1.79%) VB
13 4 (1.43%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.07%) ABAP
14 3 (1.07%) Python
15 2 (0.71%) Perl
15 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 92 (32.86%) Security Cleared
2 64 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.79%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.57%) Degree
5 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.86%) MCSA
6 8 (2.86%) MCSD
6 8 (2.86%) MCSE
7 6 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.43%) CCNA
8 4 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.43%) ISEB
9 3 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.50%) HL7
2 12 (4.29%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.21%) Xen
3 18 (6.43%) Docker
4 9 (3.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.71%) Postfix
5 2 (0.71%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.71%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.36%) LXC
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (8.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (2.50%) Puppet
3 6 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.79%) Ansible
4 5 (1.79%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.71%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.71%) Mesos
5 2 (0.71%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.71%) Sun Identity Manager
5 2 (0.71%) Terraform
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 66 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.64%) Citrix
3 26 (9.29%) VMware
4 20 (7.14%) Oracle
5 18 (6.43%) webMethods
6 15 (5.36%) Google
7 12 (4.29%) SAP
8 5 (1.79%) ForgeRock
9 4 (1.43%) HP
10 3 (1.07%) Luciad
10 3 (1.07%) Sencha
11 2 (0.71%) Blackboard
11 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.71%) Sun
11 2 (0.71%) Twitter
12 1 (0.36%) Cisco
12 1 (0.36%) Northgate
12 1 (0.36%) Zend
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago