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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 43 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 103 93 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.01% 4.41% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.09% 16.03% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 59 41
Average daily rate
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£338 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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
640 580 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 27.48% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 364 336
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £41.00
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 30 £350 +29.62% 7
Warwickshire -6 25 £375 +7.14% 6
Coventry +1 12 £355 +102.85% 8
Staffordshire 0 11 £325 - 4
Wolverhampton - 4 £325 -
Solihull +9 3 - - 8
Shropshire -13 1 - -
Herefordshire - - - - 2
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (33.83%) .NET
2 63 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (30.35%) XML
4 57 (28.36%) C#
5 51 (25.37%) SQL Server
6 40 (19.90%) JavaScript
6 40 (19.90%) CRM
7 39 (19.40%) SQL
7 39 (19.40%) Java
8 34 (16.92%) ASP.NET
9 33 (16.42%) Microsoft
10 32 (15.92%) WebSphere
11 29 (14.43%) Dynamics CRM
11 29 (14.43%) WCF
12 28 (13.93%) Windows
13 26 (12.94%) HTML
14 23 (11.44%) E-Commerce
14 23 (11.44%) SOA
14 23 (11.44%) Scrum
15 22 (10.95%) SOAP
16 21 (10.45%) Oracle
16 21 (10.45%) IBM
17 20 (9.95%) CMS
17 20 (9.95%) Content Management
17 20 (9.95%) Unit Testing
18 19 (9.45%) QA
18 19 (9.45%) CSS
19 18 (8.96%) Automotive
19 18 (8.96%) Workflow
19 18 (8.96%) WebSphere Message Broker

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (15.92%) WebSphere
2 20 (9.95%) CMS
3 15 (7.46%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.47%) WebLogic
5 10 (4.98%) Apache
6 9 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (3.48%) Node.js
9 6 (2.99%) WordPress
10 4 (1.99%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.00%) IIS
13 1 (0.50%) Liferay
13 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.50%) Blender
3 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (14.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.99%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.00%) Magento
4 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.99%) SaaS
3 3 (1.49%) Force.com
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.97%) Internet
2 12 (5.97%) FTP
3 11 (5.47%) HTTP
4 10 (4.98%) Intranet
5 6 (2.99%) LDAP
6 1 (0.50%) Extranet
6 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.98%) MySQL
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.99%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (1.99%) Siebel EIM
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.00%) SQLite
6 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (7.96%) Subversion
2 11 (5.47%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.98%) Eclipse
3 10 (4.98%) JIRA
3 10 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.48%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.49%) NUnit
6 2 (1.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.50%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.50%) Moq
7 1 (0.50%) WiX
7 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.50%) NBehave
7 1 (0.50%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) Maven
7 1 (0.50%) Xcode
7 1 (0.50%) MSI
General
1 18 (8.96%) Automotive
2 11 (5.47%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Back Office
3 8 (3.98%) Marketing
4 6 (2.99%) Retail
5 3 (1.49%) Banking
5 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (60.70%) Developer
2 32 (15.92%) Architect
3 30 (14.93%) .NET Developer
4 21 (10.45%) CRM Developer
5 18 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 14 (6.97%) Consultant
6 14 (6.97%) Analyst
7 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Developer
8 10 (4.98%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (4.98%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.98%) Mobile Developer
9 9 (4.48%) Integration Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) Integration Architect
9 9 (4.48%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.98%) WebSphere Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Windows Mobile Developer
11 7 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.48%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 7 (3.48%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.48%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (33.83%) .NET
2 61 (30.35%) XML
3 34 (16.92%) ASP.NET
4 29 (14.43%) WCF
5 26 (12.94%) HTML
6 22 (10.95%) SOAP
7 19 (9.45%) CSS
8 18 (8.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 14 (6.97%) Spring
9 14 (6.97%) jQuery
10 13 (6.47%) Middleware
10 13 (6.47%) XSD
11 12 (5.97%) REST
12 11 (5.47%) Hibernate
12 11 (5.47%) JSP
12 11 (5.47%) J2EE
13 10 (4.98%) Struts
13 10 (4.98%) XSLT
13 10 (4.98%) Silverlight
13 10 (4.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.96%) iPad
2 17 (8.46%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.97%) Social Media
4 10 (4.98%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.98%) Pocket PC
6 7 (3.48%) User Experience
7 6 (2.99%) Open Source
8 5 (2.49%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.49%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.49%) SCORM
10 3 (1.49%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.50%) iPhone
11 1 (0.50%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.50%) RIA
11 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.93%) Windows
2 15 (7.46%) Linux
3 8 (3.98%) Windows CE
3 8 (3.98%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (3.98%) Windows Phone
3 8 (3.98%) Windows 8
3 8 (3.98%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (2.99%) Android
5 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (19.90%) CRM
3 23 (11.44%) E-Commerce
3 23 (11.44%) SOA
3 23 (11.44%) Scrum
4 20 (9.95%) Content Management
4 20 (9.95%) Unit Testing
5 18 (8.96%) Workflow
6 14 (6.97%) OO
6 14 (6.97%) Migration
7 12 (5.97%) Project Management
8 11 (5.47%) Software Architecture
8 11 (5.47%) MVC
9 10 (4.98%) TDD
9 10 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.98%) Data Migration
9 10 (4.98%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (4.48%) Data Mapping
10 9 (4.48%) System Testing
10 9 (4.48%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.36%) C#
2 40 (19.90%) JavaScript
3 39 (19.40%) SQL
3 39 (19.40%) Java
4 11 (5.47%) VB.NET
5 10 (4.98%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.48%) VB
7 8 (3.98%) C++
7 8 (3.98%) Embedded C++
8 7 (3.48%) Ruby
8 7 (3.48%) PHP
9 3 (1.49%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.49%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.50%) XPath
10 1 (0.50%) XQuery
10 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.48%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.00%) MCTS
3 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.45%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (1.49%) Puppet
2 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.49%) Ansible
3 2 (1.00%) Salt
4 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.45%) Oracle
2 21 (10.45%) IBM
3 16 (7.96%) SAP
4 11 (5.47%) JBoss
5 8 (3.98%) ATG
5 8 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.98%) Endeca
6 6 (2.99%) Google
7 4 (1.99%) Siebel
7 4 (1.99%) Capita
8 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.49%) VMware
9 2 (1.00%) webMethods
9 2 (1.00%) hybris
10 1 (0.50%) Facebook
10 1 (0.50%) Twitter
10 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.50%) Remedy
10 1 (0.50%) BMC
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