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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 28 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 180 116 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.66% 3.50% 4.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.14% 14.11% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 85 61
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £286 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 £55.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.09% +124.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
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
813 822 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.56% 24.77% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 515 364
Average daily rate £363 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Gloucestershire +13 63 £400 +23.07% 12
Somerset +26 39 £500 +32.45% 10
Bristol 0 34 £375 -16.66% 25
Devon +19 21 £375 +206.12% 3
Wiltshire -8 15 £381 -10.29% 17
Dorset +2 5 - - 4
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 153 (49.35%) Java
2 136 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (30.00%) SQL
4 87 (28.06%) .NET
5 85 (27.42%) XML
6 82 (26.45%) Security Cleared
7 78 (25.16%) Spring
8 74 (23.87%) C#
9 71 (22.90%) JavaScript
10 65 (20.97%) HTML
11 62 (20.00%) SOAP
11 62 (20.00%) Hibernate
12 58 (18.71%) MVC
13 53 (17.10%) Scrum
14 52 (16.77%) TDD
15 50 (16.13%) J2EE
15 50 (16.13%) SQL Server
15 50 (16.13%) REST
16 48 (15.48%) CSS
17 46 (14.84%) Microsoft
18 43 (13.87%) Oracle
19 42 (13.55%) Finance
20 41 (13.23%) JPA
21 40 (12.90%) SC Cleared
21 40 (12.90%) BDD
21 40 (12.90%) Linux
22 39 (12.58%) RESTful
23 38 (12.26%) UML
24 36 (11.61%) CRM
24 36 (11.61%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 33 (10.65%) CMS
2 19 (6.13%) Mule
2 19 (6.13%) JBoss
3 17 (5.48%) IIS
4 9 (2.90%) Node.js
4 9 (2.90%) Mule ESB
5 6 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.94%) Apache
5 6 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.61%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.97%) iPlanet
7 3 (0.97%) Drupal
7 3 (0.97%) Alfresco
7 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (0.97%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.97%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (3.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.61%) Summit
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.97%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.97%) GitHub
3 3 (0.97%) SaaS
3 3 (0.97%) PaaS
4 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.84%) HTTP
2 8 (2.58%) Firewall
3 7 (2.26%) Internet
4 3 (0.97%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.97%) SSL
4 3 (0.97%) LAN
4 3 (0.97%) WAN
4 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.65%) Network Security
5 2 (0.65%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.32%) Telnet
6 1 (0.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.32%) NAS
6 1 (0.32%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.48%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.55%) MySQL
6 10 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.29%) Redis
11 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.65%) Big Data
13 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 36 (11.61%) JUnit
1 36 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.29%) Maven
3 28 (9.03%) JIRA
4 27 (8.71%) Jenkins
5 24 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (7.10%) Visual Studio
7 19 (6.13%) SoapUI
8 13 (4.19%) Subversion
9 12 (3.87%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.55%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (3.55%) Rational Rhapsody
11 9 (2.90%) ClearCase
11 9 (2.90%) ClearQuest
11 9 (2.90%) Spock
12 8 (2.58%) Selenium
13 7 (2.26%) Eclipse
13 7 (2.26%) IntelliJ
13 7 (2.26%) TestNG
13 7 (2.26%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (13.55%) Finance
2 27 (8.71%) Manufacturing
3 23 (7.42%) Retail
4 19 (6.13%) Marketing
5 12 (3.87%) Electronics
5 12 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.29%) Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Military
7 2 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 190 (61.29%) Developer
2 84 (27.10%) Java Developer
3 36 (11.61%) Architect
4 27 (8.71%) Analyst
4 27 (8.71%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (6.77%) .NET Developer
6 18 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.16%) Software Engineer
8 14 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (4.52%) Web Developer
9 12 (3.87%) C# Developer
9 12 (3.87%) Administrator
10 11 (3.55%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (2.90%) Consultant
12 9 (2.90%) Tester
12 9 (2.90%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (2.58%) iOS Developer
14 7 (2.26%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (28.06%) .NET
2 85 (27.42%) XML
3 78 (25.16%) Spring
4 65 (20.97%) HTML
5 62 (20.00%) SOAP
5 62 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 50 (16.13%) J2EE
6 50 (16.13%) REST
7 48 (15.48%) CSS
8 41 (13.23%) JPA
9 39 (12.58%) RESTful
10 31 (10.00%) Spring MVC
11 30 (9.68%) JSON
12 29 (9.35%) .NET Framework
12 29 (9.35%) jQuery
13 26 (8.39%) ASP.NET
14 25 (8.06%) WCF
15 22 (7.10%) XSLT
15 22 (7.10%) Apache Camel
16 20 (6.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.39%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.45%) Open Source
3 17 (5.48%) GIS
4 15 (4.84%) Data Integration
5 13 (4.19%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.87%) DTV
7 9 (2.90%) Linked Data
8 8 (2.58%) User Experience
9 6 (1.94%) Smartcard
9 6 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.61%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.97%) Replication
11 3 (0.97%) FMCG
12 2 (0.65%) Derivative
13 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.32%) CESG
13 1 (0.32%) CESG CLAS
13 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.90%) Linux
2 28 (9.03%) Windows
3 17 (5.48%) Apple iOS
4 14 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.87%) Android
6 7 (2.26%) Windows Phone
6 7 (2.26%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.94%) Amazon Linux
8 5 (1.61%) UNIX
9 4 (1.29%) AIX
10 3 (0.97%) Solaris
10 3 (0.97%) zOS
11 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.65%) NetWare
11 2 (0.65%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.65%) SUSE
11 2 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (18.71%) MVC
3 53 (17.10%) Scrum
4 52 (16.77%) TDD
5 40 (12.90%) BDD
6 38 (12.26%) UML
7 36 (11.61%) CRM
8 35 (11.29%) SOA
9 30 (9.68%) Content Management
10 26 (8.39%) E-Commerce
11 24 (7.74%) Software Engineering
12 22 (7.10%) DevOps
13 19 (6.13%) Workflow
14 18 (5.81%) ITIL
14 18 (5.81%) OO
15 17 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (4.84%) PRINCE2
16 15 (4.84%) Change Control
17 14 (4.52%) Digital Marketing
17 14 (4.52%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 153 (49.35%) Java
2 93 (30.00%) SQL
3 74 (23.87%) C#
4 71 (22.90%) JavaScript
5 30 (9.68%) C++
6 25 (8.06%) VB
7 21 (6.77%) T-SQL
8 19 (6.13%) C
9 17 (5.48%) Python
9 17 (5.48%) VB.NET
10 13 (4.19%) PL/SQL
11 11 (3.55%) Ruby
11 11 (3.55%) PHP
12 9 (2.90%) VB6
12 9 (2.90%) Groovy
13 6 (1.94%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.97%) Perl
15 3 (0.97%) Golang
16 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 82 (26.45%) Security Cleared
2 40 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 32 (10.32%) DV Cleared
4 20 (6.45%) ISEB
5 10 (3.23%) Degree
6 5 (1.61%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.52%) ISO 9000
3 13 (4.19%) QA
4 7 (2.26%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.61%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.65%) COBIT
6 2 (0.65%) WCAG
6 2 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Varnish
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Firmware
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (6.45%) Puppet
2 19 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.90%) Ansible
4 2 (0.65%) Salt
4 2 (0.65%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.87%) Oracle
3 27 (8.71%) SAP
4 15 (4.84%) Google
5 14 (4.52%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.23%) VMware
7 8 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.26%) Appcelerator
9 6 (1.94%) IBM
10 5 (1.61%) Cisco
10 5 (1.61%) Sencha
11 4 (1.29%) New Relic
11 4 (1.29%) ATG
12 3 (0.97%) Nokia
12 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.97%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.97%) ForgeRock
12 3 (0.97%) F5
13 2 (0.65%) HP
13 2 (0.65%) Novell
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