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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 43 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 134 124 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.95% 3.84% 5.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.18% 14.61% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 70 76
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £524 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £190.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.05% +245.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.78 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+18.43% +14.49%
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
883 849 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.04% 26.28% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 553 398
Average daily rate £368 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 15 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 -6 35 £425 +6.25% 12
Somerset +7 33 £400 +33.33% 16
Gloucestershire -4 19 £400 +1.91% 12
Devon +9 14 £375 +0.67% 10
Wiltshire -14 12 £400 +33.33% 19
Dorset +10 11 - - 4
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 130 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (35.78%) Java
2 112 (35.78%) .NET
3 86 (27.48%) C#
4 80 (25.56%) SQL
5 69 (22.04%) Security Cleared
6 66 (21.09%) SQL Server
7 59 (18.85%) XML
8 57 (18.21%) JavaScript
9 54 (17.25%) Linux
10 52 (16.61%) HTML
10 52 (16.61%) ASP.NET
11 51 (16.29%) Windows
12 49 (15.65%) SOAP
13 47 (15.02%) Scrum
14 45 (14.38%) Spring
14 45 (14.38%) Microsoft
14 45 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
15 41 (13.10%) .NET Framework
15 41 (13.10%) SOA
16 40 (12.78%) J2EE
17 39 (12.46%) MVC
17 39 (12.46%) REST
18 38 (12.14%) TDD
18 38 (12.14%) CSS
19 37 (11.82%) VMware
20 35 (11.18%) IIS
20 35 (11.18%) UML
21 34 (10.86%) C++
21 34 (10.86%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (11.18%) IIS
2 32 (10.22%) CMS
3 10 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.19%) JBoss
4 7 (2.24%) Confluence
5 6 (1.92%) Liferay
5 6 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.92%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.60%) Drupal
6 5 (1.60%) nginx
7 4 (1.28%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (1.28%) Node.js
7 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.28%) Mule
7 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.28%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.28%) Apache
8 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (1.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.43%) Internet
2 11 (3.51%) DNS
3 9 (2.88%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.92%) DHCP
4 6 (1.92%) SSH
5 5 (1.60%) OSPF
5 5 (1.60%) IPv6
5 5 (1.60%) HTTP
5 5 (1.60%) Firewall
5 5 (1.60%) IPsec
5 5 (1.60%) OpenVPN
6 4 (1.28%) SSL
7 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.64%) SAN
8 2 (0.64%) Telnet
8 2 (0.64%) MQTT
9 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 21 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (6.07%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 16 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (4.47%) MySQL
7 13 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.51%) SQLite
9 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.56%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.60%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.28%) MarkLogic
11 4 (1.28%) Big Data
12 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 30 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (8.95%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.99%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.35%) JUnit
5 20 (6.39%) Maven
6 17 (5.43%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (3.51%) JIRA
8 11 (3.51%) Subversion
9 9 (2.88%) Selenium
10 7 (2.24%) NUnit
11 6 (1.92%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.60%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.60%) Mechanoid
12 5 (1.60%) Robolectric
12 5 (1.60%) GitLab
12 5 (1.60%) Robotium
12 5 (1.60%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.60%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.60%) RSpec
General
1 30 (9.58%) Finance
2 26 (8.31%) Manufacturing
3 19 (6.07%) Retail
4 16 (5.11%) Marketing
5 12 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.51%) Electronics
6 11 (3.51%) Aerospace
7 9 (2.88%) Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Back Office
8 2 (0.64%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 183 (58.47%) Developer
2 53 (16.93%) Java Developer
3 35 (11.18%) .NET Developer
4 32 (10.22%) Architect
5 25 (7.99%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (6.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (6.39%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.39%) Analyst
8 19 (6.07%) Software Engineer
9 18 (5.75%) C# Developer
10 17 (5.43%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (4.79%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (4.15%) iOS Developer
14 12 (3.83%) Business Analyst
15 11 (3.51%) Software Developer
16 10 (3.19%) Android Developer
16 10 (3.19%) Front-End Developer
16 10 (3.19%) AWS Developer
17 9 (2.88%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (35.78%) .NET
2 59 (18.85%) XML
3 52 (16.61%) HTML
3 52 (16.61%) ASP.NET
4 49 (15.65%) SOAP
5 45 (14.38%) Spring
6 41 (13.10%) .NET Framework
7 40 (12.78%) J2EE
8 39 (12.46%) REST
9 38 (12.14%) CSS
10 31 (9.90%) WCF
11 30 (9.58%) Hibernate
12 28 (8.95%) jQuery
13 16 (5.11%) Apache Camel
14 15 (4.79%) RESTful
14 15 (4.79%) JSON
15 13 (4.15%) Ajax
15 13 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (4.15%) Sass
15 13 (4.15%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.90%) Management Information System
2 28 (8.95%) User Experience
3 24 (7.67%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.47%) GIS
5 11 (3.51%) DTV
5 11 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.88%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (2.24%) iPad
8 5 (1.60%) iPhone
9 4 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.96%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.96%) FMCG
11 2 (0.64%) Derivative
11 2 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.25%) Linux
2 51 (16.29%) Windows
3 26 (8.31%) Apple iOS
4 24 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.39%) Android
6 11 (3.51%) Windows Phone
7 10 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.88%) Windows Phone 7
9 8 (2.56%) UNIX
10 7 (2.24%) NetWare
10 7 (2.24%) SUSE
10 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.92%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (1.60%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.60%) SmartOS
12 5 (1.60%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.60%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.02%) Scrum
3 41 (13.10%) SOA
4 39 (12.46%) MVC
5 38 (12.14%) TDD
6 35 (11.18%) UML
7 34 (10.86%) Open Source
8 33 (10.54%) E-Commerce
9 32 (10.22%) Software Engineering
10 31 (9.90%) DevOps
11 30 (9.58%) Content Management
12 28 (8.95%) Unit Testing
13 26 (8.31%) OO
14 24 (7.67%) CRM
14 24 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (7.67%) BDD
15 21 (6.71%) Requirements Analysis
15 21 (6.71%) Web Development
15 21 (6.71%) Configuration Management
16 18 (5.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 112 (35.78%) Java
2 86 (27.48%) C#
3 80 (25.56%) SQL
4 57 (18.21%) JavaScript
5 34 (10.86%) C++
6 24 (7.67%) VB
7 23 (7.35%) C
8 17 (5.43%) VB.NET
9 16 (5.11%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.47%) Python
10 14 (4.47%) Bash Shell
11 13 (4.15%) VB6
11 13 (4.15%) Ruby
12 12 (3.83%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.88%) VBScript
13 9 (2.88%) Perl
14 8 (2.56%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.56%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.60%) PHP
16 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (22.04%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 30 (9.58%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.79%) ISEB
5 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.96%) Degree
6 2 (0.64%) CISM
6 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.43%) QA
2 13 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.83%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.24%) Snort
3 7 (2.24%) vSphere
3 7 (2.24%) Varnish
4 5 (1.60%) vCloud
4 5 (1.60%) KVM
4 5 (1.60%) Docker
4 5 (1.60%) LXC
4 5 (1.60%) iptables
4 5 (1.60%) Btrfs
4 5 (1.60%) Squid
4 5 (1.60%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.96%) XenApp
6 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.32%) Firmware
7 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (10.54%) Puppet
2 27 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (7.03%) Ansible
4 7 (2.24%) ZENworks
5 6 (1.92%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.60%) HAProxy
6 5 (1.60%) CFEngine
6 5 (1.60%) Nessus
6 5 (1.60%) systemd
6 5 (1.60%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.32%) logstash
8 1 (0.32%) Salt
8 1 (0.32%) WSUS
8 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.82%) VMware
3 28 (8.95%) Red Hat
4 23 (7.35%) SAP
5 21 (6.71%) Oracle
6 16 (5.11%) Luciad
7 12 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.56%) webMethods
9 7 (2.24%) Google
9 7 (2.24%) Novell
10 6 (1.92%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.60%) Symantec
11 5 (1.60%) ForgeRock
11 5 (1.60%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.60%) NetApp
12 4 (1.28%) Lotus
12 4 (1.28%) IBM
12 4 (1.28%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.96%) Citrix
13 3 (0.96%) ATG
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