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 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 54 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 73 109 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.05% 4.53% 4.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.27% 18.73% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 53 45
Average daily rate
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£269 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £498 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £39.55 £26.53 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.10% -6.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
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
550 582 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.01% 24.21% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 337 288
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 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 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £34.90 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 27 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 27 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 -4 24 £335 -10.66% 15
Coventry -6 9 £190 -41.53% 3
Warwickshire -18 8 £260 -25.71% 3
Wolverhampton +2 5 £256 -21.15% 2
Staffordshire -9 4 £350 +16.66% 9
Solihull +3 3 £375 +15.38% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 83 (49.11%) .NET
2 78 (46.15%) C#
3 76 (44.97%) XML
4 58 (34.32%) Oracle
5 54 (31.95%) SQL Server
6 47 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET
7 46 (27.22%) SQL
8 44 (26.04%) Java
9 42 (24.85%) JavaScript
10 41 (24.26%) SOAP
10 41 (24.26%) MVC
11 37 (21.89%) HTML
11 37 (21.89%) Oracle Database
12 35 (20.71%) WCF
13 34 (20.12%) Visual Studio
14 31 (18.34%) SOA
15 30 (17.75%) jQuery
16 27 (15.98%) .NET Framework
17 26 (15.38%) CSS
18 25 (14.79%) Linux
18 25 (14.79%) Scrum
19 22 (13.02%) Microsoft
20 21 (12.43%) E-Commerce
20 21 (12.43%) Finance
21 20 (11.83%) IBM
22 18 (10.65%) Middleware
22 18 (10.65%) XSLT
22 18 (10.65%) T-SQL
23 17 (10.06%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 13 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.14%) JBoss
4 6 (3.55%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.37%) Node.js
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle BPEL
6 3 (1.78%) Mule
6 3 (1.78%) WebLogic Integration
6 3 (1.78%) CMS
6 3 (1.78%) AquaLogic
6 3 (1.78%) IIS
6 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.18%) SAS
7 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.59%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.78%) Magento
4 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Joyent
3 2 (1.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) HTTP
2 3 (1.78%) Firewall
3 2 (1.18%) Intranet
3 2 (1.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.59%) SAN
4 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (31.95%) SQL Server
2 37 (21.89%) Oracle Database
3 16 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (5.92%) MySQL
6 9 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.37%) DB2
9 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.78%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.18%) Big Data
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 34 (20.12%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.47%) Eclipse
3 14 (8.28%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (3.55%) ReSharper
5 5 (2.96%) Subversion
5 5 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.18%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.59%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.59%) Selenium
8 1 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.59%) JUnit
8 1 (0.59%) JIRA
8 1 (0.59%) XMLUnit
8 1 (0.59%) Moq
8 1 (0.59%) Mockito
8 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.59%) Juju
General
1 21 (12.43%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Back Office
3 6 (3.55%) Automotive
3 6 (3.55%) Retail
4 4 (2.37%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.37%) Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Advertising
6 2 (1.18%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 122 (72.19%) Developer
2 39 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 25 (14.79%) Architect
4 17 (10.06%) C# Developer
5 14 (8.28%) COBOL Developer
6 13 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.10%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Integration Architect
10 7 (4.14%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.55%) VB.NET Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Systems Architect
12 5 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.96%) AWS Developer
13 4 (2.37%) Senior Architect
13 4 (2.37%) Agile .NET Developer
13 4 (2.37%) Consultant
13 4 (2.37%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (49.11%) .NET
2 76 (44.97%) XML
3 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET
4 41 (24.26%) SOAP
5 37 (21.89%) HTML
6 35 (20.71%) WCF
7 30 (17.75%) jQuery
8 27 (15.98%) .NET Framework
9 26 (15.38%) CSS
10 18 (10.65%) XSLT
10 18 (10.65%) Middleware
11 17 (10.06%) REST
12 14 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (7.69%) Entity Framework
13 13 (7.69%) Ajax
14 12 (7.10%) Servlets
14 12 (7.10%) JSON
15 10 (5.92%) HTML5
15 10 (5.92%) JSP
16 9 (5.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.14%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.96%) Clustering
4 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.18%) W3C
6 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.18%) Replication
6 2 (1.18%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.79%) Linux
2 14 (8.28%) SUSE
2 14 (8.28%) Windows
3 5 (2.96%) Android
4 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.18%) UNIX
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.26%) MVC
3 31 (18.34%) SOA
4 25 (14.79%) Scrum
5 21 (12.43%) E-Commerce
6 17 (10.06%) OO
7 14 (8.28%) TDD
8 13 (7.69%) Web Development
8 13 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (6.51%) ETL
10 9 (5.33%) Workflow
11 8 (4.73%) CRM
11 8 (4.73%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.73%) SDLC
12 7 (4.14%) EAI
13 6 (3.55%) Waterfall
14 5 (2.96%) Data Mapping
14 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (2.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 78 (46.15%) C#
2 46 (27.22%) SQL
3 44 (26.04%) Java
4 42 (24.85%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.65%) T-SQL
6 14 (8.28%) VB.NET
6 14 (8.28%) COBOL
7 10 (5.92%) PHP
8 5 (2.96%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.96%) VB
9 3 (1.78%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.18%) C
10 2 (1.18%) C++
10 2 (1.18%) XQuery
11 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.59%) XPath
11 1 (0.59%) PHP5
11 1 (0.59%) Scala
11 1 (0.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (5.33%) Degree
2 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) vCloud
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Puppet
1 3 (1.78%) Vagrant
1 3 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (0.59%) OpenView
3 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (34.32%) Oracle
2 22 (13.02%) Microsoft
3 20 (11.83%) IBM
4 14 (8.28%) Micro Focus
5 10 (5.92%) TIBCO
6 9 (5.33%) SAP
7 5 (2.96%) Google
8 4 (2.37%) Akamai
8 4 (2.37%) Northgate
9 3 (1.78%) Telerik
9 3 (1.78%) Vitria
9 3 (1.78%) BEA
9 3 (1.78%) Pega
9 3 (1.78%) Nintex
10 2 (1.18%) Netezza
10 2 (1.18%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.18%) Adobe
10 2 (1.18%) Sybase
10 2 (1.18%) Informatica
10 2 (1.18%) Ab Initio
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