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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 10 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.85% 5.59% 6.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.39% 14.81% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate £500 £388 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £388 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £398 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
41 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 36.28% 37.76% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 22
Average daily rate £425 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £400
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 £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) JSP
4 5 (41.67%) Struts
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) JBoss
5 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) Percussion
6 3 (25.00%) hybris
6 3 (25.00%) ATG
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) HTTP
6 3 (25.00%) EJB
7 2 (16.67%) JDBC
7 2 (16.67%) Ant
7 2 (16.67%) JUnit
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Magento Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Magento Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) JSP
2 5 (41.67%) Struts
3 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) EJB
5 2 (16.67%) JDBC
5 2 (16.67%) JNDI
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) LAMP
5 2 (16.67%) Servlets
5 2 (16.67%) XHTML
5 2 (16.67%) XSL
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) SEO
4 2 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) ATG
1 3 (25.00%) hybris
1 3 (25.00%) Percussion
2 2 (16.67%) Intershop
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Zend
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase