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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.52% 3.28% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.30% 8.70% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£322 £358 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.08% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £304 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £410 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
86 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 48.59% 37.70% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 25 31
Average daily rate £330 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 27 March 2015. 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 0 2 £319 -14.93% 3
Lichfield - 1 £363 -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1
Tamworth - - - -
Web Services
West Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) XML
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) C#
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) MVC
7 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) Ajax
7 8 (34.78%) IIS
8 7 (30.43%) MySQL
8 7 (30.43%) PHP
8 7 (30.43%) SOA
8 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
8 7 (30.43%) Apache
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (30.43%) Taxonomies
8 7 (30.43%) LAMP
8 7 (30.43%) Time Management
8 7 (30.43%) Blog
8 7 (30.43%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (30.43%) Drupal
8 7 (30.43%) PHP5
8 7 (30.43%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (30.43%) Social Media
8 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (34.78%) IIS
2 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 7 (30.43%) Drupal
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (30.43%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (8.70%) Back Office
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Architect
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) CSS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) XML
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) Ajax
4 7 (30.43%) LAMP
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 4 (17.39%) WinForms
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
7 3 (13.04%) Flash
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
7 3 (13.04%) WCF
7 3 (13.04%) RESTful
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) REST
8 2 (8.70%) WPF
8 2 (8.70%) Adobe AIR
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Taxonomies
1 7 (30.43%) Blog
1 7 (30.43%) Social Media
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) User Experience
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) SOA
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (30.43%) Time Management
2 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) PHP
4 7 (30.43%) PHP5
5 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
5 3 (13.04%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
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