The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 37 61 34
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Contract jobs citing Web Services 125 65 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.57% 2.54% 4.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.51% 11.28% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 41 76
Median daily rate £375 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
Web Services
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
714 576 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.10% 22.48% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 349 343
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £31.85 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% -4.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the West Midlands region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the West Midlands region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +24 53 £400 +3.89%
Birmingham +18 42 £375 -11.76% 11
Staffordshire - 7 £325 - 2
Warwickshire -8 4 £350 -16.41% 3
Shropshire - 4 £450 - 4
Wolverhampton - 3 £450 -
Worcestershire - 2 £331 - 4
Kingswinford - 1 £310 -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 139 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (41.06%) MVC
2 108 (41.06%) SQL
3 106 (40.30%) .NET
4 100 (38.02%) HTML
5 98 (37.26%) JavaScript
6 88 (33.46%) CSS
7 81 (30.80%) C#
8 79 (30.04%) XML
9 78 (29.66%) Java
10 74 (28.14%) ASP.NET
11 61 (23.19%) Scrum
12 60 (22.81%) Microsoft
13 57 (21.67%) SQL Server
14 55 (20.91%) WCF
15 50 (19.01%) RESTful
16 48 (18.25%) REST
16 48 (18.25%) SOAP
17 45 (17.11%) Java EE
18 44 (16.73%) Oracle
18 44 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
20 42 (15.97%) JSP
20 42 (15.97%) TDD
21 39 (14.83%) Web Development
22 38 (14.45%) .NET Framework
22 38 (14.45%) Microsoft Azure
23 37 (14.07%) jQuery
23 37 (14.07%) IBM
24 36 (13.69%) Subversion

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (9.89%) JBoss
2 25 (9.51%) Tomcat
3 22 (8.37%) WebLogic
4 20 (7.60%) SharePoint
4 20 (7.60%) WebLogic Portal
4 20 (7.60%) WebSphere
5 18 (6.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 15 (5.70%) Apache
7 13 (4.94%) Confluence
7 13 (4.94%) IIS
8 5 (1.90%) CMS
8 5 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.52%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.14%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.14%) nginx
10 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.80%) MS Office
3 9 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.14%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.38%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.28%) IaaS
4 5 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.52%) PaaS
6 3 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.14%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.14%) Boomi
6 3 (1.14%) GitHub
6 3 (1.14%) Route 53
6 3 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.76%) SaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.46%) SSL
2 12 (4.56%) HTTP
3 10 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.76%) FTP
4 2 (0.76%) Internet
4 2 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) SSH
5 1 (0.38%) Telnet
5 1 (0.38%) WAN
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.79%) MySQL
3 19 (7.22%) DB2
4 17 (6.46%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (6.08%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.18%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.90%) Big Data
8 5 (1.90%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.52%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (13.69%) Subversion
2 33 (12.55%) Jenkins
3 29 (11.03%) Git (software)
4 27 (10.27%) Visual Studio
5 23 (8.75%) NUnit
6 22 (8.37%) Moq
7 20 (7.60%) JIRA
8 19 (7.22%) Log4j
9 11 (4.18%) Selenium
9 11 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (3.80%) CruiseControl
11 9 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (3.42%) Eclipse
11 9 (3.42%) JUnit
11 9 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.66%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.66%) FishEye
12 7 (2.66%) GoCD
13 6 (2.28%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.90%) Ant
General
1 23 (8.75%) Finance
2 19 (7.22%) Back Office
3 11 (4.18%) Marketing
4 8 (3.04%) Banking
5 6 (2.28%) Legal
6 4 (1.52%) Publishing
7 3 (1.14%) Automotive
8 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Retail
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 151 (57.41%) Developer
2 57 (21.67%) .NET Developer
3 34 (12.93%) Analyst
4 28 (10.65%) C# Developer
5 25 (9.51%) Business Analyst
5 25 (9.51%) Java Developer
6 24 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (9.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 20 (7.60%) Architect
7 20 (7.60%) Consultant
8 15 (5.70%) CRM Developer
9 13 (4.94%) Digital Analyst
10 12 (4.56%) Administrator
10 12 (4.56%) Digital Business Analyst
10 12 (4.56%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (3.80%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (3.80%) Angular Developer
11 10 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.42%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (40.30%) .NET
2 100 (38.02%) HTML
3 88 (33.46%) CSS
4 79 (30.04%) XML
5 74 (28.14%) ASP.NET
6 55 (20.91%) WCF
7 50 (19.01%) RESTful
8 48 (18.25%) REST
8 48 (18.25%) SOAP
9 45 (17.11%) Java EE
10 43 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (15.97%) JSP
12 38 (14.45%) .NET Framework
13 37 (14.07%) jQuery
14 35 (13.31%) HTML5
15 34 (12.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (11.41%) Entity Framework
16 30 (11.41%) Hibernate
16 30 (11.41%) Spring
17 29 (11.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.22%) User Experience
2 13 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.56%) Data Conversion
4 8 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.52%) DataPower
7 4 (1.52%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.76%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.55%) Linux
2 15 (5.70%) Unix
3 14 (5.32%) Windows
4 1 (0.38%) Android
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (41.06%) MVC
3 61 (23.19%) Scrum
4 44 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (15.97%) TDD
6 39 (14.83%) Web Development
7 34 (12.93%) Open Source
8 29 (11.03%) OOD
9 27 (10.27%) OO
10 25 (9.51%) Waterfall
11 22 (8.37%) Configuration Management
11 22 (8.37%) SOLID
12 20 (7.60%) BDD
13 18 (6.84%) CRM
13 18 (6.84%) Migration
13 18 (6.84%) Project Management
14 17 (6.46%) DevOps
15 15 (5.70%) Data Migration
16 14 (5.32%) Business Analysis
16 14 (5.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (41.06%) SQL
2 98 (37.26%) JavaScript
3 81 (30.80%) C#
4 78 (29.66%) Java
5 21 (7.98%) PHP
6 18 (6.84%) Python
6 18 (6.84%) Ruby
7 14 (5.32%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.28%) Scala
8 6 (2.28%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.52%) PHP 5
10 4 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.52%) VB
10 4 (1.52%) XAML
11 3 (1.14%) ABAP
11 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.14%) C++
11 3 (1.14%) Perl
11 3 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.28%) ISEB
5 5 (1.90%) Degree
5 5 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.14%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.52%) Docker
3 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.38%) vCloud
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (7.60%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (7.60%) Puppet
2 14 (5.32%) Ansible
3 11 (4.18%) Salt
4 5 (1.90%) Terraform
5 3 (1.14%) collectd
5 3 (1.14%) Kibana
5 3 (1.14%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.14%) logstash
5 3 (1.14%) StatsD
6 2 (0.76%) Graphite
6 2 (0.76%) Marathon
6 2 (0.76%) Mesos
7 1 (0.38%) Oozie
7 1 (0.38%) Rancher
Vendors
1 60 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 44 (16.73%) Oracle
3 37 (14.07%) IBM
4 19 (7.22%) Misys
5 18 (6.84%) Adobe
6 11 (4.18%) Rackspace
7 6 (2.28%) Google
8 5 (1.90%) Zend
9 4 (1.52%) SAP
9 4 (1.52%) VMware
10 3 (1.14%) Informatica
10 3 (1.14%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.14%) Talend
11 2 (0.76%) hybris
11 2 (0.76%) Kronos
11 2 (0.76%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.38%) Kony
12 1 (0.38%) OpenText
12 1 (0.38%) WSO2
12 1 (0.38%) Xamarin