The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Southampton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 23 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.43% 3.41% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.00% 14.52% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Average daily rate £350 £383 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +30.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £455 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
100 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.04% 23.48% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 18
Average daily rate £325 £381 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +38.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £26.00 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
Hampshire

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Southampton region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Southampton region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 20 (64.52%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) XML
5 10 (32.26%) Spring
6 9 (29.03%) Java EE
7 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
8 7 (22.58%) JSON
8 7 (22.58%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (22.58%) Apache CXF
8 7 (22.58%) Liferay
8 7 (22.58%) RESTful
8 7 (22.58%) Talend
9 6 (19.35%) Puppet
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (19.35%) Refactoring
9 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
10 5 (16.13%) SOA
10 5 (16.13%) .NET
10 5 (16.13%) J2EE
10 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.13%) PHP
10 5 (16.13%) Apache
10 5 (16.13%) Tomcat

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (22.58%) Liferay
2 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LDAP
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
1 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
1 3 (9.68%) NAS
1 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) JDeveloper
4 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Classic ASP Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) ASP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) XML
2 10 (32.26%) Spring
3 9 (29.03%) Java EE
4 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
5 7 (22.58%) JSON
5 7 (22.58%) Apache CXF
5 7 (22.58%) RESTful
6 5 (16.13%) WinForms
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
7 4 (12.90%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) SOAP
7 4 (12.90%) HTML
7 4 (12.90%) LAMP
8 3 (9.68%) Middleware
8 3 (9.68%) Classic ASP
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.45%) JDBC
9 2 (6.45%) XSD
9 2 (6.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Open Source
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Solaris
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Scrum
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 6 (19.35%) Refactoring
3 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
3 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.13%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) BPEL
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) User Stories
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) PHP
4 4 (12.90%) C
5 3 (9.68%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) OCP
2 1 (3.23%) OCA
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
3 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Talend
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Brocade
4 3 (9.68%) Hitachi
4 3 (9.68%) NetApp
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat