The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Suffolk region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 15 17 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.24% 5.70% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.21% 18.75% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £338 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -19.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
119 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 44.57% 30.38% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 38 34
Average daily rate £365 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Ipswich -8 13 £375 -11.76%
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £350 -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 31 (63.27%) XML
2 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 26 (53.06%) SQL
3 23 (46.94%) Puppet
3 23 (46.94%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (38.78%) C#
4 19 (38.78%) SOAP
4 19 (38.78%) Linux
4 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
5 18 (36.73%) UNIX
5 18 (36.73%) .NET
5 18 (36.73%) JSON
5 18 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (36.73%) DevOps
6 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
6 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
6 17 (34.69%) Shell Script
7 16 (32.65%) Firewall
7 16 (32.65%) NoSQL
8 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
8 15 (30.61%) VPN
8 15 (30.61%) DNS
8 15 (30.61%) Reverse Proxy
8 15 (30.61%) Replication
9 14 (28.57%) SAN
10 13 (26.53%) Silverlight
11 12 (24.49%) WCF
11 12 (24.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (24.49%) Dynamics CRM
11 12 (24.49%) CRM

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
2 15 (30.61%) VPN
2 15 (30.61%) DNS
2 15 (30.61%) Reverse Proxy
3 14 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) Intranet
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (32.65%) NoSQL
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.04%) MySQL
7 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.04%) Big Data
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Web Developer
3 8 (16.33%) CRM Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.04%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.04%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) XML
2 19 (38.78%) SOAP
3 18 (36.73%) .NET
3 18 (36.73%) JSON
4 13 (26.53%) Silverlight
5 12 (24.49%) WCF
6 10 (20.41%) WPF
7 9 (18.37%) Reactive Extensions
7 9 (18.37%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.29%) Ajax
9 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 7 (14.29%) jQuery
10 6 (12.24%) XSLT
10 6 (12.24%) CSS
10 6 (12.24%) HTML
10 6 (12.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (10.20%) WF
11 5 (10.20%) LINQ
12 3 (6.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Replication
2 5 (10.20%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) DataPower
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Linux
3 18 (36.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) DevOps
2 12 (24.49%) CRM
3 10 (20.41%) TDD
4 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
4 9 (18.37%) MVVM
4 9 (18.37%) Workflow
4 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) MVC
6 7 (14.29%) Migration
6 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.12%) ETL
8 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Data Transformation
9 2 (4.08%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.04%) UML
10 1 (2.04%) SOA
10 1 (2.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) C#
3 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
3 17 (34.69%) Shell Script
4 10 (20.41%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.16%) Ruby
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) Python
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
9 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Sun Certification
2 6 (12.24%) MCITP
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
1 9 (18.37%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (10.20%) KVM
3 1 (2.04%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 23 (46.94%) Puppet
1 23 (46.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) ZABBIX
2 2 (4.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) Nessus
3 1 (2.04%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) New Relic
2 2 (4.08%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Qualys