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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 20 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.33% 4.46% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 13.21% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£391 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +26.00%
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
51 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.33% 33.76% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 14
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 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 £316 +1.20% 1
Tamworth - 1 £618 -
Web Services
West Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) XML
4 8 (53.33%) SOA
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (40.00%) SOAP
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) Subversion
8 4 (26.67%) WinForms
8 4 (26.67%) JSON
8 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 4 (26.67%) REST
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) WCF
9 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (20.00%) Back Office
9 3 (20.00%) MVC
9 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
9 3 (20.00%) Scrum

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) MarkLogic
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Rapid Application Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) WinForms
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Process Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) i2