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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 8 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 41 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.71% 2.53% 3.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 12.70% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.14% 19.94% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 34 31
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 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 28 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 28 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 (62.71%) Scrum
2 35 (59.32%) Java
3 24 (40.68%) SOAP
3 24 (40.68%) Puppet
4 21 (35.59%) Cucumber
4 21 (35.59%) Jenkins
5 19 (32.20%) SQL
5 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (30.51%) Apache
7 17 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (27.12%) RESTful
8 16 (27.12%) Vagrant
9 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
9 15 (25.42%) Linux
9 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (23.73%) VMware
10 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
10 14 (23.73%) DevOps
11 13 (22.03%) Open Source
11 13 (22.03%) Tomcat
11 13 (22.03%) TDD
11 13 (22.03%) Maven
12 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
12 12 (20.34%) Spring
13 11 (18.64%) .NET
13 11 (18.64%) CSS
13 11 (18.64%) EMC
13 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
13 11 (18.64%) CentOS
14 10 (16.95%) SoapUI

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (30.51%) Apache
2 13 (22.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.08%) Node.js
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Internet
2 6 (10.17%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) LDAP
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
3 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.39%) NAS
3 2 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.47%) Big Data
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Cucumber
1 21 (35.59%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.03%) Maven
3 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
4 10 (16.95%) SoapUI
4 10 (16.95%) SpecFlow
5 8 (13.56%) RSpec
5 8 (13.56%) Subversion
6 7 (11.86%) JIRA
7 6 (10.17%) Selenium
8 5 (8.47%) FitNesse
8 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
8 5 (8.47%) Mockito
9 3 (5.08%) Grunt
10 2 (3.39%) JUnit
10 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.69%) JMeter
11 1 (1.69%) Ant
11 1 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Software Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Classic ASP Developer
7 3 (5.08%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.39%) ASP Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Requirements Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) SOAP
2 16 (27.12%) RESTful
3 12 (20.34%) Spring
4 11 (18.64%) .NET
4 11 (18.64%) CSS
5 9 (15.25%) Ajax
6 8 (13.56%) J2EE
7 7 (11.86%) HTML
7 7 (11.86%) XML
8 6 (10.17%) Spring MVC
8 6 (10.17%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.47%) jQuery
9 5 (8.47%) JSON
9 5 (8.47%) PostGIS
10 4 (6.78%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (6.78%) JPA
10 4 (6.78%) Cocoa
10 4 (6.78%) LAMP
10 4 (6.78%) Struts
10 4 (6.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Open Source
2 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.47%) iPad
3 5 (8.47%) iPhone
4 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.08%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) CentOS
3 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.47%) Windows
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.39%) UNIX
6 2 (3.39%) Solaris
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Scrum
2 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
3 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (23.73%) DevOps
5 13 (22.03%) TDD
6 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
7 10 (16.95%) Kanban
8 9 (15.25%) Test Strategy
9 8 (13.56%) User Stories
9 8 (13.56%) Data Transformation
10 7 (11.86%) MVC
10 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
11 6 (10.17%) SOA
11 6 (10.17%) iOS Development
12 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
13 3 (5.08%) BPEL
13 3 (5.08%) Web Development
13 3 (5.08%) BDD
14 2 (3.39%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) SQL
3 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.25%) Ruby
5 6 (10.17%) Objective-C
6 4 (6.78%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) C#
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) vCloud
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) VirtualBox
4 3 (5.08%) vSphere
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (40.68%) Puppet
2 16 (27.12%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) VMware
2 11 (18.64%) EMC
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle
4 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.17%) Apple
6 5 (8.47%) ESRI
7 3 (5.08%) Tripwire
8 2 (3.39%) Brocade
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco
8 2 (3.39%) IBM
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix
8 2 (3.39%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.39%) NetApp
9 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
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