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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 57 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 59 104 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.39% 4.02% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.50% 16.28% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 65
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £281 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.53 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.25%
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
562 639 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.79% 24.72% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 359 371
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 £213 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £33.55 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 0 24 £335 -4.28% 18
Coventry -4 11 £338 +3.84% 3
Warwickshire -9 4 £356 +18.75% 9
Solihull -5 3 £375 - 4
Staffordshire -21 2 £325 - 3
Wolverhampton +1 1 £180 -44.61% 2
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 67 (48.55%) C#
2 63 (45.65%) .NET
2 63 (45.65%) XML
3 47 (34.06%) Oracle
3 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (29.71%) SQL Server
4 41 (29.71%) ASP.NET
4 41 (29.71%) MVC
5 39 (28.26%) HTML
6 38 (27.54%) Java
7 36 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 36 (26.09%) Oracle Database
8 32 (23.19%) jQuery
8 32 (23.19%) SQL
9 30 (21.74%) WCF
10 27 (19.57%) Visual Studio
11 25 (18.12%) SOAP
11 25 (18.12%) CSS
11 25 (18.12%) Scrum
12 24 (17.39%) .NET Framework
13 23 (16.67%) Linux
14 20 (14.49%) SOA
14 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
15 18 (13.04%) XSLT
16 16 (11.59%) Eclipse
16 16 (11.59%) VB.NET
16 16 (11.59%) Finance
17 15 (10.87%) E-Commerce
17 15 (10.87%) Web Development
18 14 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.62%) JBoss
4 5 (3.62%) Apache
4 5 (3.62%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.62%) CMS
5 4 (2.90%) nginx
5 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.45%) IIS
6 2 (1.45%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (1.45%) SAS
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.45%) AquaLogic
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
3 1 (0.72%) Agresso
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.45%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.45%) Joyent
2 2 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) Firewall
2 2 (1.45%) Intranet
2 2 (1.45%) SSL
3 1 (0.72%) SAN
3 1 (0.72%) FTP
3 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.71%) SQL Server
2 36 (26.09%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (6.52%) MySQL
5 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.17%) DB2
8 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.45%) Big Data
9 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.72%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 27 (19.57%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.59%) Eclipse
3 14 (10.14%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.17%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.72%) JUnit
6 1 (0.72%) Selenium
6 1 (0.72%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.72%) JIRA
6 1 (0.72%) Mockito
6 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.72%) Juju
6 1 (0.72%) Spock
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 7 (5.07%) Back Office
3 5 (3.62%) Automotive
3 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (71.74%) Developer
2 34 (24.64%) .NET Developer
3 17 (12.32%) C# Developer
4 14 (10.14%) COBOL Developer
4 14 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (9.42%) Architect
6 10 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (5.07%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Integration Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Consultant
10 5 (3.62%) Administrator
11 4 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.90%) PHP Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Web Manager
11 4 (2.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (45.65%) .NET
1 63 (45.65%) XML
2 41 (29.71%) ASP.NET
3 39 (28.26%) HTML
4 32 (23.19%) jQuery
5 30 (21.74%) WCF
6 25 (18.12%) SOAP
6 25 (18.12%) CSS
7 24 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 18 (13.04%) XSLT
9 14 (10.14%) Ajax
10 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (8.70%) HTML5
11 11 (7.97%) RESTful
12 10 (7.25%) Servlets
13 9 (6.52%) JSON
14 8 (5.80%) Middleware
14 8 (5.80%) JSP
14 8 (5.80%) REST
14 8 (5.80%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.45%) W3C
4 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.45%) Replication
4 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.45%) User Experience
4 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.67%) Linux
2 14 (10.14%) SUSE
3 10 (7.25%) Windows
4 6 (4.35%) UNIX
5 4 (2.90%) Android
6 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (29.71%) MVC
3 25 (18.12%) Scrum
4 20 (14.49%) SOA
5 15 (10.87%) E-Commerce
5 15 (10.87%) Web Development
6 14 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.97%) TDD
8 11 (7.97%) SDLC
9 10 (7.25%) OO
10 7 (5.07%) CRM
11 6 (4.35%) ETL
11 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (3.62%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.62%) EAI
12 5 (3.62%) Workflow
12 5 (3.62%) Migration
12 5 (3.62%) Data Mapping
13 4 (2.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 67 (48.55%) C#
2 38 (27.54%) Java
3 36 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 32 (23.19%) SQL
5 16 (11.59%) VB.NET
6 14 (10.14%) COBOL
7 13 (9.42%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.80%) PHP
9 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.45%) VB
10 2 (1.45%) XQuery
10 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.72%) XPath
11 1 (0.72%) PHP5
11 1 (0.72%) Scala
11 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) ABAP
11 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.07%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.72%) vCloud
1 1 (0.72%) Docker
1 1 (0.72%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) Puppet
1 3 (2.17%) Vagrant
1 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.72%) OpenView
3 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (34.06%) Oracle
2 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.14%) Micro Focus
4 13 (9.42%) IBM
5 5 (3.62%) SAP
5 5 (3.62%) Google
6 4 (2.90%) Northgate
7 3 (2.17%) Nintex
7 3 (2.17%) Telerik
8 2 (1.45%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.45%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.45%) hybris
8 2 (1.45%) Netezza
8 2 (1.45%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.45%) Adobe
8 2 (1.45%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.45%) Informatica
9 1 (0.72%) Epicor
9 1 (0.72%) Apple
9 1 (0.72%) Vitria
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