The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Watford region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 14 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.34% 2.41% 3.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.35% 7.69% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£388 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £28.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.11% -13.38%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.05% 31.33% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 9
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £255 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Web Services
Hertfordshire

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 10 (62.50%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
4 9 (56.25%) J2EE
4 9 (56.25%) Sybase
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Sybase ASE
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) JSON
7 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) JSP
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) JasperReports
9 3 (18.75%) CSS
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) WCF
9 3 (18.75%) Ajax
10 2 (12.50%) REST
10 2 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 2 (12.50%) Ant

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) Sybase ASE
2 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (25.00%) JasperReports
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (12.50%) Log4j
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 10 (62.50%) Spring
2 9 (56.25%) J2EE
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) JSP
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) WCF
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) XMLBeans
6 2 (12.50%) Servlets
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) Struts
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) XSLT
6 2 (12.50%) JMS
6 2 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) HPUX
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) OO
1 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
1 2 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
4 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Sun Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Sybase
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Sun
3 2 (12.50%) Interwoven
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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