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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 18 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 18 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.27% 6.35% 4.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 27.27% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 12
Average daily rate £383 £370 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% +0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
81 99 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.22% 23.29% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 69
Average daily rate £349 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 16 (51.61%) Oracle
3 13 (41.94%) RESTful
4 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
4 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (22.58%) Scrum
6 7 (22.58%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) UML
7 6 (19.35%) SOA
7 6 (19.35%) J2EE
7 6 (19.35%) MySQL
7 6 (19.35%) EJB
7 6 (19.35%) SOAP
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Process Management
7 6 (19.35%) Internet
7 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (16.13%) UAG
8 5 (16.13%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (16.13%) NetScaler
8 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Firewall
8 5 (16.13%) Publishing
8 5 (16.13%) FTP

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) FTP
2 5 (16.13%) NetScaler
2 5 (16.13%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (16.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
1 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
1 1 (3.23%) GitLab
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Web Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Web Applications Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Identity Management Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) RESTful
2 6 (19.35%) EJB
2 6 (19.35%) J2EE
2 6 (19.35%) SOAP
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) JMS
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Scrum
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (19.35%) Process Management
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
3 6 (19.35%) UML
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
5 2 (6.45%) Data Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) EAI
5 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Remote Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe
3 2 (6.45%) GoldenSource
3 2 (6.45%) Siebel
4 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow