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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 40 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 98 70 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.86% 3.21% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.58% 14.55% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 46 34
Average daily rate £450 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
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
629 481 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.80% 22.05% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 297 294
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 20 £380 +8.57% 14
Warwickshire +5 14 £320 -3.03% 4
Coventry -12 8 £363 +11.53% 9
Sutton Coldfield - 3 - - 1
Walsall -3 2 - -
Shropshire -20 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £340 - 3
Herefordshire - 1 £340 -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 60 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.18%) SOAP
3 53 (34.87%) C#
4 51 (33.55%) .NET
5 48 (31.58%) SQL
6 47 (30.92%) JavaScript
7 44 (28.95%) HTML
7 44 (28.95%) Java
7 44 (28.95%) Microsoft
8 43 (28.29%) XML
8 43 (28.29%) RESTful
9 39 (25.66%) REST
9 39 (25.66%) SQL Server
10 38 (25.00%) Unix
11 36 (23.68%) SOA
12 34 (22.37%) Middleware
13 32 (21.05%) MVC
14 29 (19.08%) Windows
15 28 (18.42%) Oracle
15 28 (18.42%) CSS
15 28 (18.42%) IBM
16 27 (17.76%) DataPower
17 26 (17.11%) ASP.NET
18 25 (16.45%) jQuery
19 24 (15.79%) WCF
19 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (15.13%) Team Foundation Server
21 22 (14.47%) XPath
22 21 (13.82%) BizTalk Server
22 21 (13.82%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (13.82%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (8.55%) WebLogic
2 13 (8.55%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.24%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.29%) Apache
5 5 (3.29%) PowerExchange
5 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.63%) nginx
6 4 (2.63%) Node.js
6 4 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.97%) IIS
8 2 (1.32%) CMS
8 2 (1.32%) Confluence
8 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.97%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.97%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.63%) SaaS
4 3 (1.97%) PaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.32%) Force.com
5 2 (1.32%) Heroku
5 2 (1.32%) IaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Office 365
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) HTTP
2 3 (1.97%) Internet
2 3 (1.97%) Intranet
3 2 (1.32%) CTI
3 2 (1.32%) FTP
3 2 (1.32%) LDAP
4 1 (0.66%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.82%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.55%) PowerCenter
3 13 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (5.26%) DTS
5 8 (5.26%) MySQL
6 4 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.97%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.97%) Redis
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (15.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 8 (5.26%) JDeveloper
3 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.63%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.97%) JIRA
5 3 (1.97%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.97%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.97%) Zend Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.32%) Hudson
6 2 (1.32%) Moq
6 2 (1.32%) NSubstitute
6 2 (1.32%) Selenium
6 2 (1.32%) Subversion
7 1 (0.66%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 10 (6.58%) Finance
2 3 (1.97%) Marketing
3 2 (1.32%) Billing
4 1 (0.66%) Back Office
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.66%) Publishing
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (57.24%) Developer
2 28 (18.42%) .NET Developer
3 25 (16.45%) Consultant
4 22 (14.47%) Middleware Consultant
5 21 (13.82%) Architect
6 17 (11.18%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.89%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.58%) SOA Developer
9 8 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
9 8 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Applications Architect
11 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.29%) Informatica Developer
12 5 (3.29%) PHP Developer
13 4 (2.63%) COBOL Developer
13 4 (2.63%) Integration Architect
13 4 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (36.18%) SOAP
2 51 (33.55%) .NET
3 44 (28.95%) HTML
4 43 (28.29%) RESTful
4 43 (28.29%) XML
5 39 (25.66%) REST
6 34 (22.37%) Middleware
7 28 (18.42%) CSS
8 26 (17.11%) ASP.NET
9 25 (16.45%) jQuery
10 24 (15.79%) WCF
11 17 (11.18%) HTML5
12 15 (9.87%) XSD
12 15 (9.87%) XSLT
13 14 (9.21%) AngularJS
14 13 (8.55%) .NET Framework
15 11 (7.24%) J2EE
15 11 (7.24%) Spring
15 11 (7.24%) WSDL
16 10 (6.58%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.76%) DataPower
2 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.63%) User Experience
6 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.97%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.97%) Informatics
6 3 (1.97%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.66%) CESG
7 1 (0.66%) Clustering
7 1 (0.66%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.66%) Social Media
7 1 (0.66%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.00%) Unix
2 29 (19.08%) Windows
3 18 (11.84%) Linux
4 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.63%) SUSE
6 2 (1.32%) Android
6 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.68%) SOA
3 32 (21.05%) MVC
4 18 (11.84%) TDD
5 17 (11.18%) ETL
6 15 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (9.21%) Web Development
7 14 (9.21%) Workflow
8 13 (8.55%) EAI
8 13 (8.55%) Migration
9 12 (7.89%) CRM
9 12 (7.89%) Scrum
10 11 (7.24%) OO
11 10 (6.58%) Case Management
11 10 (6.58%) UML
11 10 (6.58%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.92%) Analytics
12 9 (5.92%) SDLC
12 9 (5.92%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.26%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.87%) C#
2 48 (31.58%) SQL
3 47 (30.92%) JavaScript
4 44 (28.95%) Java
5 22 (14.47%) XPath
6 10 (6.58%) XQuery
7 8 (5.26%) VB
8 6 (3.95%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.29%) COBOL
9 5 (3.29%) PHP
10 4 (2.63%) C
10 4 (2.63%) C++
10 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.97%) PHP 5
11 3 (1.97%) Tcl
12 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.32%) Python
12 2 (1.32%) Ruby
12 2 (1.32%) SOQL
12 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) Degree
2 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.66%) Puppet
2 1 (0.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 28 (18.42%) IBM
2 28 (18.42%) Oracle
3 13 (8.55%) Informatica
4 4 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.63%) Micro Focus
4 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.97%) HP
5 3 (1.97%) SAP
5 3 (1.97%) Zend
6 2 (1.32%) Apigee
6 2 (1.32%) ATG
6 2 (1.32%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.32%) hybris
6 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.32%) VMware
6 2 (1.32%) webMethods
7 1 (0.66%) Demandware
7 1 (0.66%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.66%) Talend
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