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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 21 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.26% 4.35% 7.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.73% 11.54% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
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
51 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 38.35% 37.68% 43.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 19
Average daily rate £388 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Struts2
4 3 (30.00%) OWASP
4 3 (30.00%) Java EE
4 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Struts
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (30.00%) JMS
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) XHTML
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (20.00%) Route 53

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Route 53
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) Struts2
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Struts
2 3 (30.00%) XHTML
2 3 (30.00%) JMS
2 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) LAMP
3 2 (20.00%) XSL
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) OWASP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) HOOD
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Clojure
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) VMware