The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 22 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 23 43 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.74% 12.11% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.14% 33.86% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 5
Average daily rate
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£370 £345 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £301 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £424 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.29%
Web Services
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 127 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.81% 35.77% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 97 33
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (76.47%) Scrum
3 37 (72.55%) Java
4 35 (68.63%) SOAP
5 31 (60.78%) TDD
5 31 (60.78%) BDD
6 27 (52.94%) RESTful
7 26 (50.98%) Linux
8 25 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
9 21 (41.18%) Cucumber
10 19 (37.25%) SOA
10 19 (37.25%) Subversion
10 19 (37.25%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (35.29%) Oracle
12 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 15 (29.41%) Selenium
13 15 (29.41%) MySQL
14 14 (27.45%) JUnit
14 14 (27.45%) Spring
15 13 (25.49%) J2EE
15 13 (25.49%) OO
15 13 (25.49%) Mockito
16 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
16 12 (23.53%) Apache
17 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
17 11 (21.57%) PHP
17 11 (21.57%) EJB
18 10 (19.61%) HTML
19 9 (17.65%) UML

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 12 (23.53%) Apache
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (13.73%) JBoss
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.96%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (29.41%) MySQL
3 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (1.96%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 21 (41.18%) Cucumber
2 19 (37.25%) Subversion
3 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 15 (29.41%) Selenium
5 14 (27.45%) JUnit
6 13 (25.49%) Mockito
7 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
8 3 (5.88%) Hudson
8 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.88%) PHPUnit
8 3 (5.88%) FitNesse
8 3 (5.88%) Maven
9 1 (1.96%) JIRA
9 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.96%) JMeter
9 1 (1.96%) RSpec
9 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (78.43%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.80%) PHP Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) iOS Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.92%) CRM Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Magento Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Data Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Android Developer
7 1 (1.96%) SOA Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) SOAP
2 27 (52.94%) RESTful
3 14 (27.45%) Spring
4 13 (25.49%) J2EE
5 11 (21.57%) EJB
6 10 (19.61%) HTML
7 9 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 8 (15.69%) OAuth2
8 8 (15.69%) SAML
8 8 (15.69%) OpenID
8 8 (15.69%) HTML5
9 6 (11.76%) XML
10 5 (9.80%) REST
11 4 (7.84%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (7.84%) Cocoa
11 4 (7.84%) CSS
12 3 (5.88%) .NET
12 3 (5.88%) LAMP
12 3 (5.88%) JSON
12 3 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (76.47%) Scrum
3 31 (60.78%) BDD
3 31 (60.78%) TDD
4 25 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (37.25%) SOA
6 13 (25.49%) OO
7 9 (17.65%) UML
7 9 (17.65%) Web Development
7 9 (17.65%) Change Control
8 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Process Management
10 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.76%) User Stories
10 6 (11.76%) Open Source
11 5 (9.80%) DevOps
11 5 (9.80%) SDLC
12 4 (7.84%) iOS Development
12 4 (7.84%) OOP
13 3 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.57%) PHP
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) PHP5
4 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Apple
3 3 (5.88%) ESRI
3 3 (5.88%) WSO2
4 2 (3.92%) Apigee
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Google