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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 5 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 65 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.47% 3.44% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.24% 19.30% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 8 5
Average daily rate
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£355 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £296 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.67 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.80% -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
132 57 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.50% 17.81% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 34 29
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £636
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 88 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (68.69%) Scrum
3 46 (46.46%) Java
4 45 (45.45%) RESTful
5 44 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 44 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (43.43%) Cucumber
7 37 (37.37%) Puppet
8 36 (36.36%) SOAP
9 34 (34.34%) Apache
10 33 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
11 32 (32.32%) TDD
12 29 (29.29%) Vagrant
13 25 (25.25%) Maven
14 23 (23.23%) VMware
15 22 (22.22%) Git (software)
16 21 (21.21%) J2EE
16 21 (21.21%) Subversion
16 21 (21.21%) Kanban
16 21 (21.21%) JIRA
17 20 (20.20%) Test Automation
18 19 (19.19%) Internet
19 18 (18.18%) SQL
19 18 (18.18%) Linux
19 18 (18.18%) Selenium
20 17 (17.17%) DevOps
21 16 (16.16%) CentOS
21 16 (16.16%) Open Source
21 16 (16.16%) Spring
21 16 (16.16%) PostgreSQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 34 (34.34%) Apache
2 15 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.05%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.04%) Confluence
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (3.03%) Node.js
6 2 (2.02%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 33 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.13%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (13.13%) Amazon S3
3 7 (7.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) Internet
2 15 (15.15%) HTTP
3 2 (2.02%) NAS
3 2 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.02%) SAN
3 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.02%) LDAP
3 2 (2.02%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.03%) MySQL
3 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 43 (43.43%) Cucumber
3 25 (25.25%) Maven
4 22 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 21 (21.21%) Subversion
5 21 (21.21%) JIRA
6 18 (18.18%) Selenium
7 16 (16.16%) Eclipse
8 15 (15.15%) FitNesse
9 12 (12.12%) SpecFlow
9 12 (12.12%) SoapUI
10 11 (11.11%) RSpec
11 10 (10.10%) Mockito
11 10 (10.10%) JUnit
12 7 (7.07%) JMeter
12 7 (7.07%) LoadRunner
13 3 (3.03%) Grunt
13 3 (3.03%) Hudson
14 1 (1.01%) Ant
General
1 2 (2.02%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) Architect
3 21 (21.21%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (18.18%) Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Test Analyst
6 12 (12.12%) Software Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) iOS Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Java Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (5.05%) J2EE Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.05%) J2EE Architect
11 4 (4.04%) Requirements Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Test Engineer
12 3 (3.03%) Test Leader
13 2 (2.02%) Agile Test Analyst
13 2 (2.02%) Systems Engineer
13 2 (2.02%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (45.45%) RESTful
2 36 (36.36%) SOAP
3 21 (21.21%) J2EE
4 16 (16.16%) Spring
5 13 (13.13%) .NET
5 13 (13.13%) Cocoa
5 13 (13.13%) Ajax
5 13 (13.13%) Cocoa Touch
6 10 (10.10%) CSS
6 10 (10.10%) JSON
6 10 (10.10%) Hibernate
7 9 (9.09%) PostGIS
8 8 (8.08%) Spring MVC
9 7 (7.07%) JPA
10 4 (4.04%) XML
11 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.03%) jQuery
11 3 (3.03%) Flash
11 3 (3.03%) Struts
11 3 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Open Source
2 13 (13.13%) iPad
2 13 (13.13%) iPhone
3 10 (10.10%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.10%) Algorithms
3 10 (10.10%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.08%) Data Structures
5 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.03%) GIS
6 3 (3.03%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Linux
2 16 (16.16%) CentOS
3 15 (15.15%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.02%) UNIX
5 2 (2.02%) Windows
5 2 (2.02%) Solaris
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (68.69%) Scrum
3 44 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (32.32%) TDD
5 21 (21.21%) Kanban
6 20 (20.20%) Test Automation
7 17 (17.17%) DevOps
8 15 (15.15%) iOS Development
9 14 (14.14%) User Stories
9 14 (14.14%) BDD
9 14 (14.14%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 8 (8.08%) Data Transformation
11 8 (8.08%) MVC
11 8 (8.08%) Integration Testing
12 7 (7.07%) SOA
13 5 (5.05%) Manual Testing
13 5 (5.05%) Performance Testing
13 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management
13 5 (5.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.46%) Java
2 18 (18.18%) SQL
3 15 (15.15%) Objective-C
4 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.09%) Ruby
6 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.05%) C#
6 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.04%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.07%) BC Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) Degree
4 3 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) vCloud
2 7 (7.07%) VirtualBox
3 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.04%) Docker
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.03%) vSphere
6 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (37.37%) Puppet
2 29 (29.29%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.04%) WebInspect
4 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) VMware
2 15 (15.15%) EMC
2 15 (15.15%) Apple
2 15 (15.15%) Oracle
3 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.05%) ESRI
4 5 (5.05%) Tripwire
5 2 (2.02%) Citrix
5 2 (2.02%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.02%) NetApp
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco
5 2 (2.02%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) Brocade
6 1 (1.01%) Atlassian