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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 44 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 84 101 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.63% 4.32% 3.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 17.50% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 50 29
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£300 £328 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% -7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £290 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £37.80 £35.68 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +25.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +26.72%
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
546 577 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.60% 24.66% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 330 220
Average daily rate £335 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.80 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +3 24 £349 -15.45% 6
Coventry -2 11 £293 -10.68% 7
Warwickshire -19 10 £260 -30.66% 5
Staffordshire -4 8 £354 +8.84% 8
Solihull +1 4 £375 +13.63% 6
Wolverhampton - 4 £263 - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 78 (47.85%) .NET
2 74 (45.40%) XML
3 72 (44.17%) C#
4 57 (34.97%) Oracle
5 54 (33.13%) SQL Server
6 46 (28.22%) SQL
7 44 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (25.77%) Java
8 42 (25.77%) JavaScript
9 41 (25.15%) ASP.NET
10 40 (24.54%) SOAP
11 37 (22.70%) HTML
12 36 (22.09%) MVC
12 36 (22.09%) Oracle Database
13 33 (20.25%) Visual Studio
14 31 (19.02%) SOA
14 31 (19.02%) WCF
15 28 (17.18%) jQuery
15 28 (17.18%) .NET Framework
16 27 (16.56%) CSS
17 24 (14.72%) Linux
18 23 (14.11%) Scrum
19 22 (13.50%) Microsoft
20 20 (12.27%) Finance
20 20 (12.27%) E-Commerce
21 19 (11.66%) T-SQL
21 19 (11.66%) IBM
21 19 (11.66%) REST
22 18 (11.04%) Middleware
23 17 (10.43%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (8.59%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.98%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.68%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.68%) JBoss
3 6 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (2.45%) Node.js
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle BPEL
5 3 (1.84%) Mule
5 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.84%) AquaLogic
5 3 (1.84%) IIS
5 3 (1.84%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (1.23%) CMS
6 2 (1.23%) SAS
6 2 (1.23%) Apache
6 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.84%) Magento
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.23%) Joyent
3 2 (1.23%) IaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) SSL
2 2 (1.23%) Intranet
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (33.13%) SQL Server
2 36 (22.09%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.98%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (6.13%) MySQL
6 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.45%) DB2
8 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.84%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.23%) Big Data
10 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 33 (20.25%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.82%) Eclipse
3 14 (8.59%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (3.68%) Subversion
4 6 (3.68%) ReSharper
5 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.23%) JIRA
6 2 (1.23%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.61%) JMeter
7 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.61%) JUnit
7 1 (0.61%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) XMLUnit
7 1 (0.61%) Moq
7 1 (0.61%) Mockito
7 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.61%) Juju
7 1 (0.61%) LoadUI
General
1 20 (12.27%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Back Office
3 6 (3.68%) Automotive
3 6 (3.68%) Retail
4 4 (2.45%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.84%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 116 (71.17%) Developer
2 35 (21.47%) .NET Developer
3 26 (15.95%) Architect
4 14 (8.59%) C# Developer
4 14 (8.59%) COBOL Developer
5 11 (6.75%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.13%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Integration Architect
9 6 (3.68%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Systems Architect
10 5 (3.07%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.07%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.07%) AWS Developer
11 4 (2.45%) WebSphere Developer
11 4 (2.45%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (2.45%) Senior Architect
11 4 (2.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (47.85%) .NET
2 74 (45.40%) XML
3 41 (25.15%) ASP.NET
4 40 (24.54%) SOAP
5 37 (22.70%) HTML
6 31 (19.02%) WCF
7 28 (17.18%) jQuery
7 28 (17.18%) .NET Framework
8 27 (16.56%) CSS
9 19 (11.66%) REST
10 18 (11.04%) Middleware
11 17 (10.43%) XSLT
12 14 (8.59%) Entity Framework
13 13 (7.98%) JSON
14 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (7.36%) Ajax
15 11 (6.75%) Servlets
15 11 (6.75%) HTML5
16 10 (6.13%) JSP
17 9 (5.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.29%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.68%) Clustering
4 4 (2.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
6 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.23%) W3C
6 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.23%) Replication
6 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.61%) DataPower
7 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.72%) Linux
2 14 (8.59%) SUSE
3 10 (6.13%) Windows
4 5 (3.07%) Android
5 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.23%) UNIX
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.09%) MVC
3 31 (19.02%) SOA
4 23 (14.11%) Scrum
5 20 (12.27%) E-Commerce
6 15 (9.20%) OO
7 13 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (7.36%) Web Development
9 11 (6.75%) ETL
9 11 (6.75%) TDD
10 10 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.52%) Workflow
12 8 (4.91%) CRM
13 7 (4.29%) SDLC
14 6 (3.68%) EAI
14 6 (3.68%) Waterfall
15 5 (3.07%) Data Mapping
15 5 (3.07%) Asset Management
15 5 (3.07%) Configuration Management
16 4 (2.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 72 (44.17%) C#
2 46 (28.22%) SQL
3 42 (25.77%) Java
3 42 (25.77%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.66%) T-SQL
5 14 (8.59%) COBOL
6 13 (7.98%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.75%) PHP
8 5 (3.07%) VB
9 4 (2.45%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.84%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.23%) C
11 2 (1.23%) C++
11 2 (1.23%) XQuery
12 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.61%) XPath
12 1 (0.61%) PHP5
12 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (5.52%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) vCloud
2 1 (0.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Puppet
1 3 (1.84%) Vagrant
1 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) OpenView
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (34.97%) Oracle
2 22 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.66%) IBM
4 14 (8.59%) Micro Focus
5 10 (6.13%) TIBCO
6 9 (5.52%) SAP
7 5 (3.07%) Google
8 4 (2.45%) Akamai
8 4 (2.45%) Northgate
9 3 (1.84%) Nintex
9 3 (1.84%) Pega
9 3 (1.84%) BEA
9 3 (1.84%) Telerik
9 3 (1.84%) Vitria
10 2 (1.23%) Informatica
10 2 (1.23%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.23%) Adobe
10 2 (1.23%) Sybase
10 2 (1.23%) Netezza
10 2 (1.23%) Rackspace
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
Tata Technologies Europe Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 375 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Solihull
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago