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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 44 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 96 72 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.56% 3.01% 4.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.26% 12.04% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 39
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £470 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.40 £37.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
673 598 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.98% 25.02% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 329 235
Average daily rate £340 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 17
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.00 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +15 37 £325 -13.33% 16
Coventry +8 20 £425 +28.78% 3
Staffordshire -3 12 £325 -7.14% 7
Warwickshire -1 10 £400 +23.07% 10
Solihull +8 4 £400 +19.40% 2
Worcestershire +4 2 - -
Shropshire -10 2 £313 +19.04% 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 73 (44.79%) .NET
2 72 (44.17%) XML
3 59 (36.20%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (34.36%) SQL Server
5 54 (33.13%) C#
6 47 (28.83%) SOAP
7 44 (26.99%) SQL
8 42 (25.77%) Oracle
9 37 (22.70%) Finance
10 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
11 33 (20.25%) ASP.NET
11 33 (20.25%) Scrum
11 33 (20.25%) .NET Framework
12 32 (19.63%) HTML
12 32 (19.63%) SOA
13 31 (19.02%) JavaScript
14 30 (18.40%) MVC
15 28 (17.18%) REST
16 27 (16.56%) Java
17 23 (14.11%) WCF
17 23 (14.11%) jQuery
18 21 (12.88%) XSLT
19 20 (12.27%) Middleware
20 19 (11.66%) Visual Studio
20 19 (11.66%) Oracle Database
21 18 (11.04%) CSS
21 18 (11.04%) JSON
22 17 (10.43%) Web Development
22 17 (10.43%) Linux
22 17 (10.43%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 15 (9.20%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.52%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.07%) JBoss
4 5 (3.07%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.45%) Node.js
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle BPEL
6 3 (1.84%) AquaLogic
6 3 (1.84%) Apache
6 3 (1.84%) IIS
6 3 (1.84%) WebLogic Integration
6 3 (1.84%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.84%) Mule
6 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.23%) SAS
7 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.07%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.84%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (1.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.23%) Joyent
3 2 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) HTTP
2 3 (1.84%) LDAP
3 2 (1.23%) Intranet
3 2 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.66%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.36%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.75%) MySQL
4 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.29%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.84%) DB2
7 3 (1.84%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.23%) Big Data
8 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (11.66%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.68%) Subversion
2 6 (3.68%) ReSharper
3 5 (3.07%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (3.07%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.84%) JMeter
4 3 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.84%) PHPUnit
4 3 (1.84%) JConsole
4 3 (1.84%) VisualVM
4 3 (1.84%) LoadUI
5 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (0.61%) Selenium
6 1 (0.61%) Maven
6 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 37 (22.70%) Finance
2 6 (3.68%) Retail
3 4 (2.45%) Banking
3 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.84%) Advertising
4 3 (1.84%) Automotive
4 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (57.06%) Developer
2 27 (16.56%) .NET Developer
2 27 (16.56%) Architect
3 15 (9.20%) C# Developer
3 15 (9.20%) Analyst
4 10 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (6.13%) Senior Developer
5 9 (5.52%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.29%) PHP Developer
6 7 (4.29%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (3.68%) Consultant
7 6 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (3.68%) Integration Architect
7 6 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.07%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (3.07%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.07%) Administrator
8 5 (3.07%) AWS Developer
9 4 (2.45%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (44.79%) .NET
2 72 (44.17%) XML
3 47 (28.83%) SOAP
4 33 (20.25%) ASP.NET
4 33 (20.25%) .NET Framework
5 32 (19.63%) HTML
6 28 (17.18%) REST
7 23 (14.11%) WCF
7 23 (14.11%) jQuery
8 21 (12.88%) XSLT
9 20 (12.27%) Middleware
10 18 (11.04%) CSS
10 18 (11.04%) JSON
11 16 (9.82%) Ajax
12 11 (6.75%) Entity Framework
13 9 (5.52%) Java EE
13 9 (5.52%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (4.91%) XML Schema
14 8 (4.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 7 (4.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.43%) Open Source
2 12 (7.36%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.13%) Clustering
4 6 (3.68%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.68%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.84%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Replication
6 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Blog
7 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) SCORM
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.61%) DataPower
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.43%) Linux
2 10 (6.13%) Windows
3 5 (3.07%) Android
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.23%) UNIX
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.20%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.25%) Scrum
3 32 (19.63%) SOA
4 30 (18.40%) MVC
5 17 (10.43%) Web Development
6 15 (9.20%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.36%) OO
8 12 (7.36%) Workflow
9 11 (6.75%) ETL
10 10 (6.13%) CRM
10 10 (6.13%) TDD
11 8 (4.91%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.91%) User Stories
12 6 (3.68%) DevOps
12 6 (3.68%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.68%) EAI
12 6 (3.68%) Migration
13 5 (3.07%) Performance Testing
13 5 (3.07%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.13%) C#
2 44 (26.99%) SQL
3 31 (19.02%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.56%) Java
5 16 (9.82%) PHP
6 15 (9.20%) VB.NET
7 12 (7.36%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.45%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.84%) Ruby
9 3 (1.84%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.84%) VB
10 2 (1.23%) XQuery
10 2 (1.23%) C
10 2 (1.23%) C++
10 2 (1.23%) PHP5
11 1 (0.61%) XPath
11 1 (0.61%) ABAP
11 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.91%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) ISEB
2 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) MCTS
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) HL7
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) vCloud
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) LXC
2 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.68%) Puppet
2 5 (3.07%) Ansible
3 3 (1.84%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.61%) OpenView
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (25.77%) Oracle
2 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.82%) IBM
4 11 (6.75%) SAP
5 10 (6.13%) TIBCO
6 5 (3.07%) Talend
7 4 (2.45%) Akamai
7 4 (2.45%) VMware
8 3 (1.84%) Google
8 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.23%) Pega
9 2 (1.23%) Twitter
9 2 (1.23%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.23%) Vitria
9 2 (1.23%) BEA
9 2 (1.23%) Informatica
9 2 (1.23%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.23%) Northgate
9 2 (1.23%) Netezza
10 1 (0.61%) LANDesk
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