The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 39 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.47% 4.53% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 16.18% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £540 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.13 £34.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+26.83% -0.72%
Web Services
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
171 68 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.20% 27.98% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 35 31
Average daily rate £360 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £24.66 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 16 £352 -29.68% 8
Sunderland - 3 £225 -
Gateshead - - - - 2
North Shields - - - - 1
Web Services
North East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 30 (65.22%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) C#
3 26 (56.52%) .NET
4 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 19 (41.30%) Java
6 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
7 17 (36.96%) Windows
8 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
8 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (32.61%) XML
10 14 (30.43%) VB.NET
11 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
11 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (23.91%) Oracle
12 11 (23.91%) SOAP
12 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
13 10 (21.74%) Data Management
13 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (21.74%) N-Tier
13 10 (21.74%) Linux
13 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
13 10 (21.74%) VBA
13 10 (21.74%) VBScript
13 10 (21.74%) VB
13 10 (21.74%) MS Office
13 10 (21.74%) MDX
13 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.87%) AquaLogic
3 4 (8.70%) JBoss
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Jetty
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Office
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) Extranet
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Ant
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Applications Support
3 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Support Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Informatica Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Scala Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Solutions Designer
9 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Designer
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) .NET
2 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 15 (32.61%) XML
4 11 (23.91%) SOAP
5 10 (21.74%) MDX
6 9 (19.57%) J2EE
7 8 (17.39%) WCF
8 7 (15.22%) CSS
8 7 (15.22%) HTML
9 6 (13.04%) JMS
9 6 (13.04%) Middleware
9 6 (13.04%) WF
9 6 (13.04%) jQuery
9 6 (13.04%) AppFabric
10 5 (10.87%) Ajax
11 4 (8.70%) JNDI
11 4 (8.70%) JDBC
12 3 (6.52%) Spring
12 3 (6.52%) SAML
12 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) DTV
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX
4 4 (8.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.17%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
2 10 (21.74%) Data Management
3 9 (19.57%) Web Design
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) SOA
4 7 (15.22%) Service Management
5 5 (10.87%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) MVC
7 3 (6.52%) OO
7 3 (6.52%) OOP
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) TDD
7 3 (6.52%) High Availability
7 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) C#
3 19 (41.30%) Java
4 14 (30.43%) VB.NET
5 10 (21.74%) VBA
5 10 (21.74%) VBScript
5 10 (21.74%) VB
6 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
8 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
9 4 (8.70%) C
9 4 (8.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (4.35%) Scala
11 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.17%) PHP
11 1 (2.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.17%) OCP
3 1 (2.17%) OCA
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) KVM
1 1 (2.17%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) OpenView
2 1 (2.17%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 8 (17.39%) HP
4 7 (15.22%) Informatica
5 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) SAP