The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 36 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2558 2492 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.69% 4.51% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.94% 16.71% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1812 1633 1579
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 21
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £19.91 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Services
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Services
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 2390 £450 +12.50% 800
London -1 1119 £475 +11.76% 307
South East +8 439 £425 +11.84% 140
North West +8 196 £400 +3.22% 76
East of England +9 157 £438 +9.37% 48
City of London -2 156 £500 +17.64% 70
South West -12 154 £381 -4.68% 73
Scotland +4 118 £375 - 17
West Midlands +15 112 £428 +22.14% 46
Yorkshire -3 106 £450 +28.57% 62
Edinburgh +32 90 £400 +6.66% 5
Manchester +7 86 £375 - 48
Hampshire +9 85 £355 -5.33% 29
Berkshire -1 82 £425 +13.33% 27
Surrey +21 81 £425 +4.29% 26
West Yorkshire -12 74 £450 +28.57% 36
Cheshire +1 64 £400 -0.12% 10
Leeds -1 64 £450 +20.00% 22
East Midlands -2 61 £416 +18.08% 29
Essex +7 56 £350 -12.50% 5
Oxfordshire +8 50 £475 +18.75% 13
Wiltshire +27 49 £365 -2.66% 13
Cambridgeshire +3 43 £468 +24.66% 20
West Sussex -19 43 £475 +25.00% 7
Birmingham +17 40 £413 +26.92% 10
Gloucestershire -7 37 £400 -5.88% 18
Reading -4 34 £400 +10.34% 16
Buckinghamshire -14 33 £338 -11.47% 14
Oxford +9 31 £475 +20.25% 3
Nottinghamshire 0 30 £363 -9.37% 13

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Web Services.

1 2436 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2353 (45.97%) Java
3 1568 (30.64%) JavaScript
4 1339 (26.16%) XML
5 1218 (23.80%) HTML
6 1189 (23.23%) SQL
7 1116 (21.81%) TDD
8 1091 (21.32%) SOAP
9 1065 (20.81%) REST
10 1008 (19.70%) CSS
11 988 (19.30%) .NET
12 962 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
13 953 (18.62%) Oracle
14 933 (18.23%) RESTful
15 926 (18.09%) Linux
16 900 (17.58%) Scrum
17 876 (17.12%) C#
18 841 (16.43%) Finance
19 838 (16.37%) Spring
20 793 (15.49%) SQL Server
21 790 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
22 708 (13.83%) Git (software)
23 696 (13.60%) MVC
24 604 (11.80%) Microsoft
25 601 (11.74%) SOA
26 580 (11.33%) Windows
27 574 (11.22%) OO
28 572 (11.18%) JSON
29 568 (11.10%) Jenkins
30 567 (11.08%) AngularJS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 412 (8.05%) Node.js
2 362 (7.07%) Tomcat
3 287 (5.61%) JBoss
4 269 (5.26%) Apache
5 256 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 232 (4.53%) WebSphere
7 212 (4.14%) IIS
8 197 (3.85%) CMS
9 141 (2.75%) SharePoint
10 119 (2.33%) OpenStack
11 97 (1.90%) Confluence
12 90 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
13 84 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
14 82 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
15 79 (1.54%) Jetty
16 78 (1.52%) nginx
17 63 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
17 63 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
18 52 (1.02%) GeoServer
19 48 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 201 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 81 (1.58%) MS Office
3 52 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.16%) MS Project
6 8 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.078%) HipChat
8 3 (0.059%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.059%) SPSS
9 2 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.039%) Weka
Business Applications
1 106 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
3 38 (0.74%) Magento
4 37 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
5 34 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 27 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
7 19 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
9 11 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 10 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
11 8 (0.16%) ION MarketView
11 8 (0.16%) OpenText Process Suite
11 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (0.14%) SAP CRM
13 6 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
14 5 (0.098%) Maximo
14 5 (0.098%) Oracle Payables
15 4 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
15 4 (0.078%) Remedy AR System
16 3 (0.059%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 962 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (2.66%) GitHub
4 92 (1.80%) SaaS
5 79 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 76 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
7 70 (1.37%) PaaS
8 68 (1.33%) Amazon S3
9 58 (1.13%) Heroku
9 58 (1.13%) Office 365
10 51 (1.00%) IaaS
11 49 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
13 25 (0.49%) Google Analytics
14 24 (0.47%) Force.com
14 24 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 23 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
16 15 (0.29%) Boomi
17 14 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
18 13 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 368 (7.19%) HTTP
2 183 (3.58%) Internet
3 137 (2.68%) SSL
4 133 (2.60%) TCP/IP
5 122 (2.38%) Firewall
6 102 (1.99%) DNS
7 96 (1.88%) LDAP
8 55 (1.07%) FTP
9 54 (1.06%) VPN
10 53 (1.04%) SAN
11 44 (0.86%) LAN
12 42 (0.82%) HTTPS
13 39 (0.76%) WAN
14 38 (0.74%) SMTP
15 33 (0.64%) Network Security
16 32 (0.63%) Intranet
17 31 (0.61%) SNMP
18 22 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
19 20 (0.39%) SSH
20 17 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 793 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 361 (7.05%) MySQL
2 361 (7.05%) NoSQL
3 296 (5.78%) Relational Database
4 282 (5.51%) MongoDB
5 275 (5.37%) Oracle Database
6 164 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 148 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
8 118 (2.31%) Big Data
8 118 (2.31%) RDBMS
9 114 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
10 108 (2.11%) Hadoop
11 95 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 94 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 87 (1.70%) Redis
14 79 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 77 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
15 77 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 76 (1.48%) GIS
17 74 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 708 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 568 (11.10%) Jenkins
3 546 (10.67%) Maven
4 395 (7.72%) JUnit
5 394 (7.70%) JIRA
6 375 (7.33%) Subversion
7 273 (5.33%) Selenium
8 266 (5.20%) Cucumber
9 242 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 224 (4.38%) Eclipse
11 193 (3.77%) Mockito
12 181 (3.54%) Visual Studio
13 179 (3.50%) Gradle
14 163 (3.18%) Ant
15 149 (2.91%) SoapUI
16 81 (1.58%) TeamCity
17 76 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 74 (1.45%) WebDriver
19 69 (1.35%) Hudson
20 68 (1.33%) NUnit
General
1 841 (16.43%) Finance
2 326 (6.37%) Banking
3 157 (3.07%) Retail
4 128 (2.50%) Marketing
5 103 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 68 (1.33%) Publishing
7 61 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 47 (0.92%) Legal
9 44 (0.86%) Back Office
10 42 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 37 (0.72%) Electronics
12 36 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 35 (0.68%) Games
14 30 (0.59%) Law
15 26 (0.51%) Advertising
15 26 (0.51%) Front Office
16 22 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.35%) Retail Banking
18 17 (0.33%) Billing
18 17 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2926 (57.17%) Developer
2 1085 (21.20%) Java Developer
3 533 (10.41%) Architect
4 449 (8.77%) .NET Developer
5 350 (6.84%) Senior Developer
6 336 (6.57%) Analyst
7 316 (6.17%) C# Developer
8 262 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 248 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 218 (4.26%) Consultant
11 200 (3.91%) Agile Developer
11 200 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
12 189 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
13 170 (3.32%) SQL Developer
14 167 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
15 137 (2.68%) Web Developer
16 132 (2.58%) ASP.NET Developer
17 131 (2.56%) Software Engineer
18 124 (2.42%) Business Analyst
19 123 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1339 (26.16%) XML
2 1218 (23.80%) HTML
3 1091 (21.32%) SOAP
4 1065 (20.81%) REST
5 1008 (19.70%) CSS
6 988 (19.30%) .NET
7 933 (18.23%) RESTful
8 838 (16.37%) Spring
9 572 (11.18%) JSON
10 567 (11.08%) AngularJS
11 520 (10.16%) J2EE
12 486 (9.50%) jQuery
13 461 (9.01%) ASP.NET
14 445 (8.69%) HTML5
15 435 (8.50%) Hibernate
16 301 (5.88%) JMS
17 294 (5.74%) WCF
18 282 (5.51%) Ajax
19 274 (5.35%) CSS3
20 271 (5.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 243 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
2 242 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 205 (4.01%) User Experience
4 151 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 150 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
6 129 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 105 (2.05%) iPad
8 100 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 81 (1.58%) N-Tier
10 76 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 62 (1.21%) DataPower
12 58 (1.13%) Social Media
13 57 (1.11%) Algorithms
14 55 (1.07%) Data Integration
15 51 (1.00%) Clustering
16 45 (0.88%) Fintech
17 41 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
18 35 (0.68%) Client/Server
19 33 (0.64%) Private Cloud
20 31 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 926 (18.09%) Linux
2 580 (11.33%) Windows
3 437 (8.54%) Unix
4 133 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 133 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 127 (2.48%) Android
6 124 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 65 (1.27%) CentOS
8 64 (1.25%) Solaris
9 58 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 45 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (0.86%) AIX
11 44 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 23 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 20 (0.39%) Debian
16 15 (0.29%) SUSE
16 15 (0.29%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2436 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1116 (21.81%) TDD
3 900 (17.58%) Scrum
4 790 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
5 696 (13.60%) MVC
6 601 (11.74%) SOA
7 574 (11.22%) OO
8 567 (11.08%) BDD
9 477 (9.32%) DevOps
10 472 (9.22%) Open Source
11 416 (8.13%) Web Development
12 397 (7.76%) E-Commerce
13 388 (7.58%) Software Engineering
14 387 (7.56%) SDLC
15 305 (5.96%) Unit Testing
16 272 (5.31%) Migration
17 263 (5.14%) Continuous Delivery
18 247 (4.83%) Kanban
19 242 (4.73%) CRM
20 222 (4.34%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2353 (45.97%) Java
2 1568 (30.64%) JavaScript
3 1189 (23.23%) SQL
4 876 (17.12%) C#
5 509 (9.95%) Python
6 328 (6.41%) Ruby
7 304 (5.94%) PHP
8 217 (4.24%) PL/SQL
9 197 (3.85%) Scala
10 171 (3.34%) Bash Shell
11 166 (3.24%) Perl
12 137 (2.68%) T-SQL
13 125 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 122 (2.38%) Groovy
15 106 (2.07%) C++
16 96 (1.88%) Shell Script
17 92 (1.80%) VB.NET
18 86 (1.68%) C
19 80 (1.56%) VB
20 76 (1.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 454 (8.87%) Security Cleared
2 355 (6.94%) Degree
3 297 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 80 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 52 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 46 (0.90%) ISEB
8 33 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 27 (0.53%) Sun Certification
10 23 (0.45%) AWS Certification
11 22 (0.43%) CISSP
11 22 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (0.39%) MCSD
13 18 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
15 15 (0.29%) MCSE
15 15 (0.29%) PMI Certification
16 12 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (0.21%) MCPD
18 10 (0.20%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (4.94%) QA
2 65 (1.27%) SLA
3 51 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 44 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 43 (0.84%) HL7
6 21 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.29%) SEPA
8 13 (0.25%) WCAG
9 9 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.18%) MiFID
10 7 (0.14%) ISO20022
10 7 (0.14%) SDET
11 6 (0.12%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.078%) DICOM
12 4 (0.078%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.059%) EMIR
14 2 (0.039%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.039%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.039%) RMADS
System Software
1 245 (4.79%) Docker
2 152 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 48 (0.94%) vSphere
5 33 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 28 (0.55%) Xen
7 27 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 26 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 22 (0.43%) NFS
10 20 (0.39%) vCloud
11 19 (0.37%) Squid
12 14 (0.27%) qmail
13 12 (0.23%) Apache Flume
14 11 (0.21%) KVM
15 9 (0.18%) HDFS
15 9 (0.18%) Varnish
16 8 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 7 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 6 (0.12%) SRDF
18 6 (0.12%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 270 (5.28%) Puppet
2 209 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 181 (3.54%) Ansible
4 60 (1.17%) Nagios
5 58 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 58 (1.13%) logstash
6 50 (0.98%) Graphite
7 44 (0.86%) Kubernetes
8 32 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 31 (0.61%) Salt
10 28 (0.55%) Terraform
11 21 (0.41%) Kibana
12 20 (0.39%) Cacti
13 18 (0.35%) AirWatch
13 18 (0.35%) Packer
14 16 (0.31%) Capistrano
14 16 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
15 15 (0.29%) yum
16 13 (0.25%) collectd
16 13 (0.25%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 953 (18.62%) Oracle
2 604 (11.80%) Microsoft
3 226 (4.42%) VMware
4 199 (3.89%) IBM
5 152 (2.97%) Red Hat
6 130 (2.54%) SAP
7 115 (2.25%) Google
8 111 (2.17%) HP
9 106 (2.07%) ServiceNow
10 96 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
11 84 (1.64%) ATG
12 74 (1.45%) Cisco
13 68 (1.33%) hybris
14 62 (1.21%) Splunk
15 61 (1.19%) Sitecore
16 60 (1.17%) Atlassian
17 59 (1.15%) Remedy
18 58 (1.13%) Citrix
19 57 (1.11%) Sybase
20 56 (1.09%) Informatica
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £212.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £158.75 per day + None
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago