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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 20 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.78% 4.79% 11.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.12% 13.21% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £315 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
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
49 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 45.37% 36.30% 47.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 23
Average daily rate £375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £295 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Watford region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Route 53
3 2 (25.00%) BCP
3 2 (25.00%) Struts2
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) HOOD
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (25.00%) Route 53
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMS
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) Struts2
1 2 (25.00%) Struts
1 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) WAP
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) BCP
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) HOOD
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) OWASP
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft