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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 19 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.79% 9.17% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.28% 27.03% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
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
57 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 39.04% 33.94% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 3
Average daily rate £363 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £238 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £390 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 10 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Hibernate
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) J2EE
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Open Source
4 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (33.33%) RESTful
5 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Sybase
5 5 (33.33%) JSP
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) XHTML
6 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (26.67%) C
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (26.67%) Sybase ASE
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Magento Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Hibernate
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 5 (33.33%) JSP
3 5 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) XHTML
5 3 (20.00%) JMS
5 3 (20.00%) LAMP
5 3 (20.00%) XSL
5 3 (20.00%) Struts
5 3 (20.00%) Struts2
5 3 (20.00%) Java EE
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) OAuth
7 1 (6.67%) XACML
7 1 (6.67%) SPML
7 1 (6.67%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 3 (20.00%) OWASP
3 3 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
4 1 (6.67%) API Testing
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) C
6 3 (20.00%) PHP
7 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Sybase
2 3 (20.00%) Zend
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
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