The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 28 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 West Midlands 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 36 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 109 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.48% 4.11% 3.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.51% 15.43% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 37
Average daily rate
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£325 £341 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £272 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £443 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.74 £28.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
589 525 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.21% 26.61% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 299 291
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £23.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Web Services
England

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 30 £375 - 10
Warwickshire +2 27 £375 +7.14% 3
Coventry +2 19 £325 - 1
Staffordshire +4 7 £313 -3.84% 6
Wolverhampton - 2 £325 - 2
Solihull 0 1 £325 - 2
Worcestershire -10 1 £305 -8.81% 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 64 (34.59%) XML
2 55 (29.73%) .NET
3 45 (24.32%) C#
4 43 (23.24%) JavaScript
5 39 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (20.54%) SQL Server
7 34 (18.38%) ASP.NET
8 32 (17.30%) Java
8 32 (17.30%) CRM
9 31 (16.76%) SOA
10 28 (15.14%) SQL
11 27 (14.59%) HTML
11 27 (14.59%) Workflow
12 25 (13.51%) Microsoft
12 25 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
12 25 (13.51%) WCF
13 24 (12.97%) WebSphere
14 21 (11.35%) CSS
15 20 (10.81%) E-Commerce
16 19 (10.27%) CMS
17 18 (9.73%) Oracle
17 18 (9.73%) Content Management
18 16 (8.65%) Scrum
18 16 (8.65%) jQuery
18 16 (8.65%) SOAP
18 16 (8.65%) IBM
18 16 (8.65%) MVC
19 15 (8.11%) XML Schema
19 15 (8.11%) Windows
19 15 (8.11%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (12.97%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.27%) CMS
3 12 (6.49%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.86%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.78%) Apache
5 7 (3.78%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.24%) WordPress
6 6 (3.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.54%) IIS
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.54%) Blender
2 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.16%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.08%) e-Work
5 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.86%) SaaS
2 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.49%) Internet
2 11 (5.95%) LDAP
3 10 (5.41%) Intranet
4 8 (4.32%) FTP
4 8 (4.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.03%) MySQL
3 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.24%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.16%) Siebel EIM
8 3 (1.62%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Eclipse
2 9 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.32%) Subversion
4 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.62%) JIRA
5 3 (1.62%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.08%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.08%) NUnit
6 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.54%) NBehave
7 1 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.54%) Moq
7 1 (0.54%) WiX
7 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.54%) Ant
7 1 (0.54%) Maven
7 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.54%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.54%) MSI
General
1 14 (7.57%) Automotive
2 11 (5.95%) Finance
3 8 (4.32%) Marketing
4 5 (2.70%) Retail
4 5 (2.70%) Back Office
5 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (63.78%) Developer
2 30 (16.22%) Architect
3 21 (11.35%) .NET Developer
4 18 (9.73%) CRM Developer
5 12 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 11 (5.95%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 11 (5.95%) Consultant
7 10 (5.41%) Analyst
7 10 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.86%) ServiceNow Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.32%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Integration Architect
10 7 (3.78%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.78%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Administrator
10 7 (3.78%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.78%) WebSphere Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Developer
11 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (34.59%) XML
2 55 (29.73%) .NET
3 34 (18.38%) ASP.NET
4 27 (14.59%) HTML
5 25 (13.51%) WCF
6 21 (11.35%) CSS
7 16 (8.65%) SOAP
7 16 (8.65%) jQuery
8 15 (8.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 15 (8.11%) XML Schema
8 15 (8.11%) Spring
9 12 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (5.95%) Ajax
10 11 (5.95%) Hibernate
10 11 (5.95%) J2EE
10 11 (5.95%) OAuth
10 11 (5.95%) OAuth2
11 10 (5.41%) REST
11 10 (5.41%) XSD
11 10 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) Social Media
2 12 (6.49%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.95%) iPad
4 10 (5.41%) Open Source
4 10 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.41%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.16%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.62%) Pocket PC
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) RIA
7 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.54%) SCORM
7 1 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.11%) Windows
2 13 (7.03%) Linux
3 5 (2.70%) Android
4 3 (1.62%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.62%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (1.62%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.62%) Windows CE
4 3 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.30%) CRM
3 31 (16.76%) SOA
4 27 (14.59%) Workflow
5 20 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 18 (9.73%) Content Management
7 16 (8.65%) Scrum
7 16 (8.65%) MVC
8 14 (7.57%) OO
9 13 (7.03%) Project Management
10 12 (6.49%) Migration
10 12 (6.49%) ITSM
11 11 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.41%) Web Development
12 10 (5.41%) TDD
12 10 (5.41%) Service Management
13 9 (4.86%) ITIL
13 9 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (4.32%) Data Mapping
15 7 (3.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.32%) C#
2 43 (23.24%) JavaScript
3 32 (17.30%) Java
4 28 (15.14%) SQL
5 12 (6.49%) Ruby
6 9 (4.86%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.70%) VB
7 5 (2.70%) PHP
8 3 (1.62%) C++
8 3 (1.62%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.08%) VB6
9 2 (1.08%) Scala
9 2 (1.08%) VBScript
10 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.54%) XPath
10 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (4.86%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.54%) MCTS
3 1 (0.54%) MCITP
3 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.03%) QA
2 4 (2.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.08%) Ansible
2 2 (1.08%) Puppet
2 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.73%) Oracle
3 16 (8.65%) IBM
4 15 (8.11%) SAP
5 12 (6.49%) ServiceNow
6 11 (5.95%) JBoss
7 10 (5.41%) HP
7 10 (5.41%) BMC
7 10 (5.41%) Remedy
8 6 (3.24%) ATG
8 6 (3.24%) Endeca
8 6 (3.24%) Google
9 5 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.16%) Siebel
10 4 (2.16%) Capita
11 3 (1.62%) hybris
12 2 (1.08%) Ektron
12 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.08%) VMware
12 2 (1.08%) Metastorm
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