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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 35 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 148 67 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.48% 2.73% 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.66% 12.03% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 43 57
Median daily rate £380 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £39.20 £39.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +102.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +19.22%
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
838 557 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.39% 22.70% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 331 341
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Median hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £39.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Birmingham +17 56 £425 +26.86% 10
Coventry +9 41 £375 +11.11% 6
Shropshire - 9 £450 - 2
Solihull -1 8 £390 +4.00% 1
Warwickshire -8 5 £350 +3.70% 8
Walsall -1 3 £545 -
Worcestershire - 2 £425 - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 114 (46.15%) Java
2 113 (45.75%) HTML
3 106 (42.91%) SQL
4 96 (38.87%) CSS
5 92 (37.25%) XML
6 91 (36.84%) Oracle
7 85 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (32.39%) MVC
8 80 (32.39%) JavaScript
9 78 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 77 (31.17%) .NET
11 73 (29.55%) C#
12 63 (25.51%) JSP
13 53 (21.46%) SOAP
14 51 (20.65%) IBM
14 51 (20.65%) Spring
15 49 (19.84%) Microsoft
15 49 (19.84%) ASP.NET
16 47 (19.03%) WebLogic
16 47 (19.03%) Java EE
17 46 (18.62%) REST
18 42 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (17.00%) TDD
19 41 (16.60%) OO
19 41 (16.60%) Jenkins
20 40 (16.19%) RESTful
20 40 (16.19%) JBoss
21 39 (15.79%) Hibernate
22 38 (15.38%) Tomcat
22 38 (15.38%) Servlets

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 47 (19.03%) WebLogic
2 40 (16.19%) JBoss
3 38 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 29 (11.74%) WebSphere
5 26 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 23 (9.31%) SharePoint
7 18 (7.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (6.88%) IIS
9 12 (4.86%) Apache
10 11 (4.45%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (4.05%) Confluence
12 6 (2.43%) CMS
13 5 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (2.02%) Liferay
14 3 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (1.21%) PowerExchange
14 3 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.81%) NetWeaver
15 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.40%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 22 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.45%) MS Office
2 11 (4.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.62%) IaaS
3 3 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (1.21%) GitHub
3 3 (1.21%) Office 365
3 3 (1.21%) PaaS
4 2 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.81%) Boomi
4 2 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.40%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.64%) SSL
2 6 (2.43%) Internet
3 3 (1.21%) Intranet
3 3 (1.21%) SAN
4 2 (0.81%) DNS
4 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.81%) ICMP
4 2 (0.81%) IPv4
4 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.81%) VPN
4 2 (0.81%) Wireless
5 1 (0.40%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.98%) Oracle Database
3 32 (12.96%) DB2
4 24 (9.72%) Oracle Reports
5 20 (8.10%) RDBMS
5 20 (8.10%) Relational Database
6 17 (6.88%) MySQL
7 15 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (5.67%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
10 11 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.21%) PowerCenter
14 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (16.60%) Jenkins
2 34 (13.77%) JIRA
3 30 (12.15%) Git (software)
4 26 (10.53%) Log4j
4 26 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
5 24 (9.72%) ClearQuest
6 23 (9.31%) Eclipse
6 23 (9.31%) Visual Studio
7 21 (8.50%) JUnit
7 21 (8.50%) Maven
8 20 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (7.29%) Ant
10 16 (6.48%) Artifactory
11 14 (5.67%) PVCS
12 13 (5.26%) Toad
13 9 (3.64%) GoCD
14 8 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (2.83%) Bitbucket
15 7 (2.83%) FishEye
General
1 27 (10.93%) Finance
2 26 (10.53%) Back Office
3 14 (5.67%) Banking
4 4 (1.62%) Automotive
4 4 (1.62%) Legal
5 2 (0.81%) Games
5 2 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (59.92%) Developer
2 47 (19.03%) .NET Developer
3 40 (16.19%) Java Developer
4 29 (11.74%) C# Developer
5 25 (10.12%) Consultant
6 24 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (8.50%) Architect
8 18 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (7.29%) Technical Consultant
9 17 (6.88%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (5.26%) Administrator
11 12 (4.86%) SQL Developer
12 11 (4.45%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.05%) Analyst
13 10 (4.05%) Lead Developer
14 8 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 8 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (2.83%) Cloud Engineer
15 7 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
15 7 (2.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (45.75%) HTML
2 96 (38.87%) CSS
3 92 (37.25%) XML
4 77 (31.17%) .NET
5 63 (25.51%) JSP
6 53 (21.46%) SOAP
7 51 (20.65%) Spring
8 49 (19.84%) ASP.NET
9 47 (19.03%) Java EE
10 46 (18.62%) REST
11 40 (16.19%) RESTful
12 39 (15.79%) Hibernate
13 38 (15.38%) Servlets
14 35 (14.17%) HTML5
15 34 (13.77%) JMS
16 31 (12.55%) WCF
17 28 (11.34%) J2EE
18 26 (10.53%) JSON
19 25 (10.12%) Apache CXF
20 23 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.86%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.43%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.43%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.43%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.02%) Data Conversion
4 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.02%) User Experience
5 4 (1.62%) DataPower
5 4 (1.62%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.21%) Informatics
7 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.77%) Windows
2 31 (12.55%) Linux
3 24 (9.72%) Unix
4 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.21%) SUSE
7 2 (0.81%) Solaris
7 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.39%) MVC
3 42 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (17.00%) TDD
4 41 (16.60%) OO
5 34 (13.77%) Web Development
6 33 (13.36%) OOP
6 33 (13.36%) Scrum
7 28 (11.34%) ETL
8 26 (10.53%) UML
9 24 (9.72%) Defect Tracking
10 22 (8.91%) Workflow
11 18 (7.29%) ITIL
12 17 (6.88%) SOA
13 13 (5.26%) Migration
14 12 (4.86%) Automated Testing
14 12 (4.86%) Open Source
14 12 (4.86%) Software Engineering
15 11 (4.45%) ITSM
15 11 (4.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (46.15%) Java
2 106 (42.91%) SQL
3 80 (32.39%) JavaScript
4 73 (29.55%) C#
5 21 (8.50%) PL/SQL
6 14 (5.67%) C++
6 14 (5.67%) VB
7 13 (5.26%) C
8 11 (4.45%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.24%) R
11 7 (2.83%) PHP
11 7 (2.83%) XAML
12 5 (2.02%) Python
13 4 (1.62%) COBOL
13 4 (1.62%) PHP 5
14 3 (1.21%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.21%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.81%) Ruby
15 2 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.31%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.48%) Sun Certification
4 14 (5.67%) Degree
5 11 (4.45%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (4.05%) OCPJP
7 5 (2.02%) ISEB
7 5 (2.02%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.24%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.62%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.21%) Docker
4 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.81%) NFS
4 2 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (4.05%) Puppet
2 4 (1.62%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (1.21%) Simpana
4 2 (0.81%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.81%) Packer
4 2 (0.81%) Terraform
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Rancher
5 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (36.84%) Oracle
2 51 (20.65%) IBM
3 49 (19.84%) Microsoft
4 26 (10.53%) Misys
5 17 (6.88%) Adobe
6 6 (2.43%) BEA
6 6 (2.43%) Pega
6 6 (2.43%) Sybase
6 6 (2.43%) Vitria
7 5 (2.02%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.02%) VMware
8 4 (1.62%) CA
8 4 (1.62%) Micro Focus
8 4 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.62%) SevOne
8 4 (1.62%) Zend
9 3 (1.21%) CommVault
9 3 (1.21%) Informatica
9 3 (1.21%) NetApp
9 3 (1.21%) SAP
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