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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 36 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 113 98 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.36% 4.64% 3.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.38% 16.44% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 39
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £326 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £409 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% -17.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -19.17%
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
650 596 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.08% 28.19% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 369 324
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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 +12 37 £450 +40.62% 7
Warwickshire -9 22 £300 -14.28% 1
Coventry -3 14 £325 +85.71% 6
Staffordshire +7 10 £325 -18.75% 4
Wolverhampton - 4 £325 -
Solihull +7 3 - - 4
Shropshire -9 1 - -
Herefordshire - - - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 64 (34.41%) .NET
2 53 (28.49%) C#
3 51 (27.42%) XML
4 47 (25.27%) SQL Server
5 40 (21.51%) CRM
6 38 (20.43%) JavaScript
7 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (19.35%) SQL
9 35 (18.82%) Java
10 30 (16.13%) ASP.NET
10 30 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 30 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
10 30 (16.13%) WCF
11 26 (13.98%) Windows
11 26 (13.98%) WebSphere
12 24 (12.90%) HTML
12 24 (12.90%) E-Commerce
13 23 (12.37%) Scrum
14 21 (11.29%) SOA
15 20 (10.75%) CMS
15 20 (10.75%) Content Management
16 19 (10.22%) QA
16 19 (10.22%) Oracle
16 19 (10.22%) SOAP
17 18 (9.68%) Workflow
17 18 (9.68%) Unit Testing
17 18 (9.68%) iPad
18 17 (9.14%) CSS
19 16 (8.60%) IBM
19 16 (8.60%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 26 (13.98%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.75%) CMS
3 12 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.91%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (4.84%) Apache
7 8 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (3.23%) WordPress
9 5 (2.69%) Node.js
10 4 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.08%) IIS
13 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.54%) Blender
Business Applications
1 30 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.15%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.15%) SaaS
3 3 (1.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.53%) Internet
2 10 (5.38%) Intranet
3 8 (4.30%) FTP
3 8 (4.30%) HTTP
4 7 (3.76%) LDAP
5 1 (0.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.38%) MySQL
4 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.15%) Siebel EIM
8 3 (1.61%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.08%) SQLite
9 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (8.06%) Subversion
2 10 (5.38%) Eclipse
3 9 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.84%) JIRA
4 8 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.08%) NUnit
7 2 (1.08%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.54%) NBehave
8 1 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.54%) Moq
8 1 (0.54%) WiX
8 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.54%) Ant
8 1 (0.54%) Maven
8 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.54%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.54%) MSI
General
1 16 (8.60%) Automotive
2 11 (5.91%) Back Office
3 9 (4.84%) Finance
4 8 (4.30%) Marketing
5 6 (3.23%) Retail
6 3 (1.61%) Banking
6 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 117 (62.90%) Developer
2 29 (15.59%) Architect
3 26 (13.98%) .NET Developer
4 23 (12.37%) CRM Developer
5 17 (9.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 12 (6.45%) Consultant
7 10 (5.38%) Mobile Developer
7 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Lead Developer
8 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Integration Architect
9 8 (4.30%) Analyst
9 8 (4.30%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 7 (3.76%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 5 (2.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (34.41%) .NET
2 51 (27.42%) XML
3 30 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 30 (16.13%) WCF
4 24 (12.90%) HTML
5 19 (10.22%) SOAP
6 17 (9.14%) CSS
7 15 (8.06%) Spring
7 15 (8.06%) jQuery
8 14 (7.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 12 (6.45%) Middleware
10 11 (5.91%) Hibernate
10 11 (5.91%) JSP
10 11 (5.91%) J2EE
10 11 (5.91%) Struts
11 10 (5.38%) Silverlight
12 9 (4.84%) REST
12 9 (4.84%) XSD
12 9 (4.84%) XSLT
12 9 (4.84%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.68%) iPad
2 16 (8.60%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.53%) Social Media
4 10 (5.38%) N-Tier
5 8 (4.30%) Pocket PC
6 5 (2.69%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.15%) Open Source
8 3 (1.61%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.61%) SCORM
8 3 (1.61%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.54%) RIA
10 1 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.98%) Windows
2 14 (7.53%) Linux
3 8 (4.30%) Windows CE
3 8 (4.30%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (4.30%) Windows 8
3 8 (4.30%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (4.30%) Windows Phone
4 5 (2.69%) Android
5 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.51%) CRM
2 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 23 (12.37%) Scrum
5 21 (11.29%) SOA
6 20 (10.75%) Content Management
7 18 (9.68%) Workflow
7 18 (9.68%) Unit Testing
8 14 (7.53%) Migration
9 13 (6.99%) MVC
10 12 (6.45%) Project Management
11 11 (5.91%) OO
11 11 (5.91%) Software Architecture
12 10 (5.38%) Data Migration
12 10 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.84%) System Testing
13 9 (4.84%) Mobile Application Development
13 9 (4.84%) ETL
13 9 (4.84%) TDD
14 8 (4.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.49%) C#
2 38 (20.43%) JavaScript
3 36 (19.35%) SQL
4 35 (18.82%) Java
5 11 (5.91%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.84%) VB
7 8 (4.30%) C++
7 8 (4.30%) Embedded C++
7 8 (4.30%) Ruby
8 7 (3.76%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.23%) PHP
10 3 (1.61%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.61%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.54%) XPath
11 1 (0.54%) XQuery
11 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.84%) Degree
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.08%) MCTS
4 1 (0.54%) MCITP
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.22%) QA
2 4 (2.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (1.61%) Ansible
2 3 (1.61%) Puppet
2 3 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.22%) Oracle
3 16 (8.60%) IBM
4 14 (7.53%) SAP
5 11 (5.91%) JBoss
6 8 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.30%) Endeca
6 8 (4.30%) ATG
7 6 (3.23%) Google
8 4 (2.15%) Siebel
8 4 (2.15%) Capita
9 3 (1.61%) VMware
9 3 (1.61%) hybris
9 3 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.54%) webMethods
11 1 (0.54%) Remedy
11 1 (0.54%) Facebook
11 1 (0.54%) Twitter
11 1 (0.54%) HP
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago