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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 11 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.65% 6.96% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.38% 19.05% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £470 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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
32 42 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.07% 36.52% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 50
Average daily rate £300 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £368 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 8 £325 - 4
Cannock - 1 £300 -
Lichfield - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1
Web Services
West Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 13 (76.47%) C#
4 11 (64.71%) Back Office
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) VB
5 9 (52.94%) WinForms
6 8 (47.06%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (35.29%) WCF
8 4 (23.53%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (11.76%) CSS3
10 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
10 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
10 2 (11.76%) jQuery
10 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
10 2 (11.76%) HTML
10 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 2 (11.76%) CSS
10 2 (11.76%) Retail
10 2 (11.76%) Ajax
10 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (11.76%) Web Development
10 2 (11.76%) Degree
11 1 (5.88%) JSON
11 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 11 (64.71%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) WinForms
3 6 (35.29%) WCF
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) Ajax
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
1 2 (11.76%) Web Development
1 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
1 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
2 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) VB
3 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree