The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 13 13 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.87% 8.18% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.35% 22.50% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £100 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £455 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
Web Services
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 40 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.42% 36.36% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 57
Average daily rate £313 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Staffordshire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Staffordshire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +4 7 £325 +52.94%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £315 -
Cannock - 1 £300 -
Lichfield - - - -
Tamworth - - - - 1
Web Services
West Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 17 (89.47%) .NET
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) Back Office
4 9 (47.37%) WinForms
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) VB
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
6 6 (31.58%) WCF
7 4 (21.05%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (10.53%) CSS3
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (10.53%) Retail
9 2 (10.53%) Ajax
9 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (10.53%) Web Development
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) JSON
9 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
9 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
9 2 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 2 (10.53%) N-Tier

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.26%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Xcode
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 11 (57.89%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) WinForms
3 6 (31.58%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) iOS SDK
7 1 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) WPF
7 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
7 1 (5.26%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Web Development
1 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
1 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
1 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.26%) MVC
2 1 (5.26%) OOP
2 1 (5.26%) OO
2 1 (5.26%) CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (5.26%) Android Development
2 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
2 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) VB
3 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree