The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 30 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 95 88 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.27% 6.64% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.34% 23.91% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 64 40
Average daily rate £315 £290 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
548 368 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.39% 27.77% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 214 216
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
Yorkshire

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the West Yorkshire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the West Yorkshire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -11 73 £300 +3.44% 31
Bradford +3 5 £375 +28.20% 3
Halifax - 4 £325 - 5
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Castleford - - - - 1
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Web Services
Yorkshire

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 86 (40.76%) .NET
2 78 (36.97%) C#
3 75 (35.55%) SQL Server
4 62 (29.38%) ASP.NET
5 59 (27.96%) SQL
6 52 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (23.70%) Java
7 50 (23.70%) JavaScript
8 48 (22.75%) XML
9 44 (20.85%) Oracle
9 44 (20.85%) SOA
10 40 (18.96%) PHP
11 39 (18.48%) Ruby
12 38 (18.01%) Software Engineering
13 36 (17.06%) MVC
14 35 (16.59%) C++
14 35 (16.59%) Client/Server
15 33 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (14.69%) Python
16 31 (14.69%) HTML
16 31 (14.69%) Finance
16 31 (14.69%) WCF
17 30 (14.22%) SOAP
17 30 (14.22%) Internet
18 29 (13.74%) Linux
18 29 (13.74%) Workflow
19 28 (13.27%) Degree
19 28 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
19 28 (13.27%) Bash Shell
19 28 (13.27%) Node.js

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 28 (13.27%) Node.js
2 21 (9.95%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.58%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (3.79%) IIS
4 8 (3.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (3.32%) CMS
6 6 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.37%) Apache
7 5 (2.37%) Mule
8 4 (1.90%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.42%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.42%) SugarCRM
9 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.42%) Moodle
10 2 (0.95%) WordPress
10 2 (0.95%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.95%) FileNet
11 1 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 18 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.64%) MS Office
2 14 (6.64%) InfoPath
3 12 (5.69%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.90%) Magento
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.37%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (2.37%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.22%) Internet
2 25 (11.85%) TCP/IP
2 25 (11.85%) DNS
2 25 (11.85%) SSL
3 3 (1.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) FTP
4 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (35.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.74%) MySQL
6 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.27%) Oracle OLAP
6 9 (4.27%) OLAP
6 9 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.84%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.95%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.47%) DB2
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.27%) Maven
4 8 (3.79%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.84%) Subversion
6 5 (2.37%) PhoneGap
7 4 (1.90%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.90%) JUnit
7 4 (1.90%) Selenium
8 3 (1.42%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.95%) WebSpeed
10 1 (0.47%) NUnit
10 1 (0.47%) Xcode
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.47%) JMeter
10 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.47%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.47%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 31 (14.69%) Finance
2 18 (8.53%) Back Office
3 5 (2.37%) Publishing
4 4 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (61.14%) Developer
2 37 (17.54%) .NET Developer
3 23 (10.90%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.06%) Software Engineer
5 15 (7.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 15 (7.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (6.64%) SQL Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Python Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Web Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Architect
8 10 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (4.74%) Analyst
8 10 (4.74%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.27%) Applications Manager
10 8 (3.79%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.79%) Tester
11 7 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.84%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (40.76%) .NET
2 62 (29.38%) ASP.NET
3 48 (22.75%) XML
4 31 (14.69%) HTML
4 31 (14.69%) WCF
5 30 (14.22%) SOAP
6 28 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (11.85%) J2EE
8 19 (9.00%) CSS
8 19 (9.00%) .NET Framework
8 19 (9.00%) jQuery
9 17 (8.06%) Spring
10 14 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (6.16%) Hibernate
11 13 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 12 (5.69%) Ajax
12 12 (5.69%) Java EE
13 10 (4.74%) WinForms
14 9 (4.27%) Struts
14 9 (4.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.59%) Client/Server
2 13 (6.16%) NHS
3 11 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.79%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.37%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (2.37%) Social Media
6 5 (2.37%) Open Source
7 4 (1.90%) iPhone
7 4 (1.90%) iPad
7 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.42%) Handset
8 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.47%) IVR
10 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.74%) Linux
2 12 (5.69%) Windows
3 7 (3.32%) Android
4 6 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.37%) UNIX
6 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.42%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.95%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (20.85%) SOA
3 38 (18.01%) Software Engineering
4 36 (17.06%) MVC
5 29 (13.74%) Workflow
6 26 (12.32%) Scrum
7 25 (11.85%) Load Balancing
7 25 (11.85%) OO
8 18 (8.53%) Web Development
8 18 (8.53%) Kanban
9 17 (8.06%) Test Scripting
10 15 (7.11%) Data Modelling
10 15 (7.11%) ETL
11 14 (6.64%) Test Strategy
11 14 (6.64%) Automated Testing
12 13 (6.16%) TDD
12 13 (6.16%) Data Analysis
12 13 (6.16%) Service Management
13 12 (5.69%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (5.69%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (36.97%) C#
2 59 (27.96%) SQL
3 50 (23.70%) Java
3 50 (23.70%) JavaScript
4 40 (18.96%) PHP
5 39 (18.48%) Ruby
6 35 (16.59%) C++
7 31 (14.69%) Python
8 28 (13.27%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.64%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.69%) VB
11 11 (5.21%) VB6
11 11 (5.21%) VB.NET
12 9 (4.27%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.84%) PHP5
14 4 (1.90%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.95%) Scala
16 2 (0.95%) Progress 4GL
17 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (13.27%) Degree
2 7 (3.32%) ISEB
3 6 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.42%) MCSE
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.37%) QA
3 4 (1.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (4.74%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.42%) Puppet
3 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (20.85%) Oracle
2 16 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.74%) Siebel
4 7 (3.32%) JBoss
4 7 (3.32%) Remedy
4 7 (3.32%) BMC
5 5 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.37%) Sencha
6 4 (1.90%) Sun
6 4 (1.90%) Citrix
6 4 (1.90%) IBM
6 4 (1.90%) Zend
7 3 (1.42%) Google
7 3 (1.42%) QNX
7 3 (1.42%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.42%) Facebook
7 3 (1.42%) Twitter
8 2 (0.95%) Progress
9 1 (0.47%) Volantis
9 1 (0.47%) VMware
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