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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 42 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 111 80 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.90% 3.15% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.25% 13.49% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 35
Median daily rate £430 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £244 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.13 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -4.43%
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
683 593 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.02% 23.32% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 387 326
Median daily rate £383 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.47 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +38.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.60 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 May 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 +14 40 £430 +32.30% 8
Solihull +1 20 £450 +12.50% 4
Coventry -2 16 £400 -5.88% 15
Warwickshire -1 14 £400 +33.33%
Staffordshire +6 6 £300 -23.32% 5
Walsall +1 2 £545 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 82 (38.68%) Java
2 77 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (34.91%) SQL
3 74 (34.91%) C#
4 66 (31.13%) HTML
5 64 (30.19%) .NET
5 64 (30.19%) Oracle
6 63 (29.72%) SOAP
7 62 (29.25%) XML
8 56 (26.42%) JavaScript
8 56 (26.42%) Microsoft
9 50 (23.58%) RESTful
10 49 (23.11%) Windows
11 48 (22.64%) CSS
11 48 (22.64%) REST
12 47 (22.17%) SQL Server
13 46 (21.70%) MVC
14 43 (20.28%) Oracle Database
15 42 (19.81%) Unix
16 36 (16.98%) IBM
17 35 (16.51%) Middleware
17 35 (16.51%) Spring
18 34 (16.04%) OO
19 33 (15.57%) ETL
19 33 (15.57%) ASP.NET
20 31 (14.62%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (14.15%) WCF
21 30 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
21 30 (14.15%) J2EE
21 30 (14.15%) UML

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 29 (13.68%) WebLogic
2 17 (8.02%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (5.19%) JBoss
3 11 (5.19%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.30%) IIS
4 7 (3.30%) PowerExchange
5 6 (2.83%) Liferay
5 6 (2.83%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (1.89%) Apache
6 4 (1.89%) CMS
6 4 (1.89%) Node.js
6 4 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.94%) Confluence
8 2 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.94%) Mule
8 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.89%) MS Office
2 4 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.42%) Office 365
4 2 (0.94%) IaaS
4 2 (0.94%) PaaS
4 2 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Google Play
5 1 (0.47%) Heroku
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) Internet
2 4 (1.89%) Intranet
3 3 (1.42%) FTP
3 3 (1.42%) SAN
4 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.94%) HTTP
4 2 (0.94%) IPv4
4 2 (0.94%) SSL
4 2 (0.94%) Wireless
5 1 (0.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.17%) SQL Server
2 43 (20.28%) Oracle Database
3 21 (9.91%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (6.60%) PowerCenter
5 14 (6.60%) RDBMS
5 14 (6.60%) Relational Database
6 13 (6.13%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (5.66%) Oracle OWB
8 9 (4.25%) DB2
9 8 (3.77%) MySQL
9 8 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.36%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.89%) DTS
12 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (14.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (12.74%) Jenkins
3 24 (11.32%) JIRA
4 23 (10.85%) Oracle Forms
5 22 (10.38%) Eclipse
6 21 (9.91%) ClearQuest
7 19 (8.96%) Git (software)
8 16 (7.55%) Maven
9 15 (7.08%) Visual Studio
10 14 (6.60%) Ant
10 14 (6.60%) JUnit
10 14 (6.60%) PVCS
11 13 (6.13%) Artifactory
12 11 (5.19%) Toad
13 7 (3.30%) Dreamweaver
13 7 (3.30%) JDeveloper
14 6 (2.83%) Log4j
15 5 (2.36%) Subversion
16 3 (1.42%) NetBeans
16 3 (1.42%) NUnit
General
1 16 (7.55%) Finance
2 5 (2.36%) Back Office
2 5 (2.36%) Banking
3 3 (1.42%) Automotive
4 2 (0.94%) Billing
4 2 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 135 (63.68%) Developer
2 40 (18.87%) .NET Developer
3 31 (14.62%) Java Developer
4 30 (14.15%) Consultant
5 23 (10.85%) Middleware Consultant
6 19 (8.96%) C# Developer
7 18 (8.49%) Architect
7 18 (8.49%) Oracle Developer
8 14 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.19%) Lead Developer
10 10 (4.72%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.25%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (3.77%) COBOL Developer
12 8 (3.77%) SOA Developer
13 7 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.30%) Informatica Developer
13 7 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Developer
14 6 (2.83%) PL/SQL Developer
15 5 (2.36%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (31.13%) HTML
2 64 (30.19%) .NET
3 63 (29.72%) SOAP
4 62 (29.25%) XML
5 50 (23.58%) RESTful
6 48 (22.64%) CSS
6 48 (22.64%) REST
7 35 (16.51%) Middleware
7 35 (16.51%) Spring
8 33 (15.57%) ASP.NET
9 30 (14.15%) J2EE
9 30 (14.15%) WCF
10 23 (10.85%) Apache CXF
10 23 (10.85%) jQuery
11 22 (10.38%) Hibernate
12 20 (9.43%) JSP
13 18 (8.49%) AngularJS
13 18 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (8.49%) Struts
13 18 (8.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.21%) DataPower
2 22 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.83%) Informatics
6 5 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.36%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.42%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.94%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.94%) User Experience
9 1 (0.47%) Clustering
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Social Media
9 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.11%) Windows
2 42 (19.81%) Unix
3 26 (12.26%) Linux
4 10 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.30%) SUSE
6 6 (2.83%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.94%) Solaris
8 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) Android
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.70%) MVC
3 34 (16.04%) OO
4 33 (15.57%) ETL
5 30 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (14.15%) UML
6 28 (13.21%) OOP
6 28 (13.21%) SOA
7 27 (12.74%) Scrum
8 26 (12.26%) TDD
8 26 (12.26%) Workflow
9 21 (9.91%) Defect Tracking
10 15 (7.08%) ITIL
10 15 (7.08%) Migration
11 14 (6.60%) Web Development
12 13 (6.13%) Service Management
13 12 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.66%) Data Transformation
14 11 (5.19%) Automated Testing
14 11 (5.19%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 82 (38.68%) Java
2 74 (34.91%) C#
2 74 (34.91%) SQL
3 56 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.55%) VB
5 15 (7.08%) PL/SQL
6 13 (6.13%) XPath
7 11 (5.19%) C
7 11 (5.19%) C++
8 9 (4.25%) COBOL
8 9 (4.25%) R
9 8 (3.77%) XQuery
10 7 (3.30%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.83%) PHP
12 4 (1.89%) PHP 5
12 4 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.89%) XAML
13 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.02%) Sun Certification
4 14 (6.60%) Degree
5 8 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (3.30%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.02%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.42%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) HL7
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.94%) Docker
3 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.94%) NFS
3 2 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
1 4 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.89%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (1.42%) Simpana
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.47%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 64 (30.19%) Oracle
2 56 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 36 (16.98%) IBM
4 14 (6.60%) Informatica
5 8 (3.77%) Micro Focus
6 6 (2.83%) VMware
7 5 (2.36%) HP
7 5 (2.36%) Misys
7 5 (2.36%) SAP
8 4 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.89%) Sun
9 3 (1.42%) BEA
9 3 (1.42%) Citrix
9 3 (1.42%) NetApp
9 3 (1.42%) Pega
9 3 (1.42%) SevOne
9 3 (1.42%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.42%) Vitria
9 3 (1.42%) Zend
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