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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 5 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 40 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.70% 2.59% 4.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.09% 12.90% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
114 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.33% 20.06% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 35 32
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 37 (64.91%) Scrum
2 32 (56.14%) Java
3 23 (40.35%) SOAP
3 23 (40.35%) Puppet
4 20 (35.09%) SQL
5 18 (31.58%) Apache
5 18 (31.58%) Cucumber
5 18 (31.58%) Jenkins
6 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 15 (26.32%) Vagrant
8 15 (26.32%) Linux
8 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (24.56%) VMware
9 14 (24.56%) RESTful
9 14 (24.56%) DevOps
10 13 (22.81%) Open Source
10 13 (22.81%) Tomcat
11 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
12 11 (19.30%) EMC
12 11 (19.30%) Maven
12 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
12 11 (19.30%) CentOS
13 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
13 10 (17.54%) Kanban
13 10 (17.54%) Spring
13 10 (17.54%) TDD
13 10 (17.54%) .NET
13 10 (17.54%) CSS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (31.58%) Apache
2 13 (22.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.26%) Node.js
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.28%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (12.28%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Internet
2 6 (10.53%) HTTP
3 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.51%) NAS
3 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.51%) LDAP
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.77%) Big Data
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Cucumber
1 18 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 11 (19.30%) Maven
3 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.79%) SpecFlow
4 9 (15.79%) SoapUI
5 8 (14.04%) RSpec
6 7 (12.28%) JIRA
6 7 (12.28%) Subversion
7 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
7 5 (8.77%) Selenium
8 4 (7.02%) FitNesse
9 3 (5.26%) Mockito
9 3 (5.26%) Grunt
10 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.75%) Ant
11 1 (1.75%) JMeter
General
1 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.26%) Classic ASP Developer
7 3 (5.26%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.51%) ASP Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) SOAP
2 14 (24.56%) RESTful
3 10 (17.54%) Spring
3 10 (17.54%) .NET
3 10 (17.54%) CSS
4 8 (14.04%) J2EE
5 7 (12.28%) HTML
5 7 (12.28%) XML
5 7 (12.28%) Ajax
6 5 (8.77%) Spring MVC
6 5 (8.77%) jQuery
6 5 (8.77%) PostGIS
7 4 (7.02%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.02%) LAMP
7 4 (7.02%) Cocoa
7 4 (7.02%) Struts
7 4 (7.02%) JSP
8 3 (5.26%) JTS
8 3 (5.26%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Open Source
2 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.77%) iPhone
3 5 (8.77%) iPad
4 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.26%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) CentOS
3 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.77%) Windows
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Solaris
6 2 (3.51%) UNIX
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Scrum
2 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.56%) DevOps
5 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
6 10 (17.54%) Kanban
6 10 (17.54%) TDD
7 9 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 8 (14.04%) Data Transformation
9 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
9 7 (12.28%) User Stories
10 6 (10.53%) iOS Development
10 6 (10.53%) MVC
10 6 (10.53%) SOA
11 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.26%) UML
12 3 (5.26%) BPEL
12 3 (5.26%) Web Development
12 3 (5.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) SQL
3 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) Ruby
5 6 (10.53%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.02%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) BC Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) vCloud
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.26%) vSphere
3 3 (5.26%) VirtualBox
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (40.35%) Puppet
2 15 (26.32%) Vagrant
3 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) VMware
2 11 (19.30%) EMC
3 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.28%) Oracle
5 6 (10.53%) Apple
6 5 (8.77%) ESRI
7 3 (5.26%) Tripwire
8 2 (3.51%) Brocade
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 2 (3.51%) IBM
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.51%) Citrix
8 2 (3.51%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.51%) NetApp
9 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
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