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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 21 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.11% 8.64% 7.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.89% 20.00% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£390 £353 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -9.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £30.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -16.43%
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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
47 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 34.31% 43.21% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 16
Average daily rate £375 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 11 (61.11%) Hibernate
3 11 (61.11%) Spring
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) J2EE
4 8 (44.44%) JSON
4 8 (44.44%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Sybase
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) Ajax
7 5 (27.78%) Sybase ASE
7 5 (27.78%) XMLBeans
7 5 (27.78%) Maven
7 5 (27.78%) Content Management
7 5 (27.78%) Retail
7 5 (27.78%) Subversion
7 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
7 5 (27.78%) Log4j
7 5 (27.78%) Internet
7 5 (27.78%) IBM
7 5 (27.78%) Sun
7 5 (27.78%) Sun Certification
7 5 (27.78%) Interwoven
7 5 (27.78%) MySQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
1 5 (27.78%) MQSeries
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) Sybase ASE
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (11.11%) JasperReports
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Ant
1 5 (27.78%) JUnit
1 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
1 5 (27.78%) Log4j
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
1 5 (27.78%) Maven
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) J2EE
1 11 (61.11%) Hibernate
1 11 (61.11%) Spring
2 8 (44.44%) JSON
2 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 6 (33.33%) Ajax
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) Servlets
4 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 5 (27.78%) Struts
4 5 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) XSLT
4 5 (27.78%) JMS
4 5 (27.78%) XMLBeans
4 5 (27.78%) REST
5 4 (22.22%) JSP
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 3 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) HPUX
3 5 (27.78%) Solaris
3 5 (27.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) OO
1 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
1 5 (27.78%) Content Management
2 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 5 (27.78%) XPath
5 4 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Sun Certification
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Sybase
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Sun
2 5 (27.78%) Interwoven
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.56%) F5