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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 12 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 46 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.53% 5.11% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.51% 17.95% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 1
Average daily rate
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£380 £225 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -51.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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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
146 78 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.94% 28.47% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 52 21
Average daily rate £375 £300 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +23.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 29 January 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 97 (87.39%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (54.95%) Java
3 59 (53.15%) RESTful
4 58 (52.25%) Scrum
5 57 (51.35%) TDD
6 56 (50.45%) Jenkins
7 53 (47.75%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (37.84%) Cucumber
9 37 (33.33%) Puppet
10 36 (32.43%) Maven
11 35 (31.53%) Selenium
11 35 (31.53%) BDD
12 33 (29.73%) Spring
12 33 (29.73%) Linux
13 32 (28.83%) JUnit
14 31 (27.93%) Subversion
15 28 (25.23%) Apache
15 28 (25.23%) Vagrant
16 27 (24.32%) SOAP
17 26 (23.42%) Internet
17 26 (23.42%) JSON
17 26 (23.42%) Mockito
17 26 (23.42%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (22.52%) Hibernate
19 23 (20.72%) PostgreSQL
20 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
21 21 (18.92%) MVC
21 21 (18.92%) Kanban
21 21 (18.92%) Git (software)
22 19 (17.12%) SQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (25.23%) Apache
2 12 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (7.21%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.41%) Apache Solr
4 6 (5.41%) CMS
5 5 (4.50%) TeamSite
6 3 (2.70%) Confluence
7 2 (1.80%) JBoss
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.21%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.42%) Internet
2 13 (11.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.90%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 56 (50.45%) Jenkins
2 42 (37.84%) Cucumber
3 36 (32.43%) Maven
4 35 (31.53%) Selenium
5 32 (28.83%) JUnit
6 31 (27.93%) Subversion
7 26 (23.42%) Mockito
8 21 (18.92%) Git (software)
9 16 (14.41%) Eclipse
10 15 (13.51%) JIRA
11 11 (9.91%) FitNesse
12 7 (6.31%) JMeter
12 7 (6.31%) LoadRunner
13 6 (5.41%) RSpec
14 3 (2.70%) PHPUnit
15 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
15 2 (1.80%) Hudson
15 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
15 2 (1.80%) Ant
16 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (5.41%) Turkish Language
2 3 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (54.95%) Developer
2 25 (22.52%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (17.12%) Architect
4 11 (9.91%) iOS Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (3.60%) J2EE Architect
9 4 (3.60%) J2EE Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Senior PHP Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.80%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.80%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (53.15%) RESTful
2 33 (29.73%) Spring
3 27 (24.32%) SOAP
4 26 (23.42%) JSON
5 25 (22.52%) Hibernate
6 18 (16.22%) Spring MVC
7 17 (15.32%) Ajax
7 17 (15.32%) CSS
7 17 (15.32%) J2EE
8 16 (14.41%) JPA
8 16 (14.41%) PostGIS
9 14 (12.61%) Cocoa
9 14 (12.61%) XML
9 14 (12.61%) REST
9 14 (12.61%) Cocoa Touch
10 10 (9.01%) HTML
11 9 (8.11%) .NET
12 8 (7.21%) jQuery
13 6 (5.41%) HTML5
13 6 (5.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Open Source
2 11 (9.91%) iPhone
2 11 (9.91%) iPad
3 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.31%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.50%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.50%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.70%) GIS
8 2 (1.80%) W3C
9 1 (0.90%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Linux
2 14 (12.61%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (5.41%) CentOS
4 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (87.39%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (52.25%) Scrum
3 57 (51.35%) TDD
4 53 (47.75%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (31.53%) BDD
6 21 (18.92%) MVC
6 21 (18.92%) Kanban
7 16 (14.41%) Web Development
8 14 (12.61%) SOA
8 14 (12.61%) iOS Development
9 13 (11.71%) Test Automation
10 10 (9.01%) OO
11 9 (8.11%) User Stories
12 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.31%) Change Control
14 6 (5.41%) DevOps
14 6 (5.41%) ERP
14 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.41%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.41%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 61 (54.95%) Java
2 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.12%) SQL
4 14 (12.61%) Objective-C
5 10 (9.01%) PHP
6 9 (8.11%) C#
7 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.41%) PHP5
8 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.80%) Python
9 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) BC Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.80%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) VirtualBox
2 6 (5.41%) Docker
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (33.33%) Puppet
2 28 (25.23%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Apple
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle
3 10 (9.01%) VMware
4 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.60%) EMC
6 3 (2.70%) HP
7 2 (1.80%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.90%) Google
8 1 (0.90%) WSO2
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