The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 21 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.13% 0.93% 4.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.65% 2.44% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate - £525 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
Web Services
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 45.74% 37.96% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 12
Average daily rate £410 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £498 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex
2 2 (28.57%) Zend
2 2 (28.57%) GWT
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (28.57%) Magento
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Magento Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Magento Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Implementation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) GWT
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) Swing
1 2 (28.57%) XHTML
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSL
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Zend