The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 43 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 114 129 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.96% 5.15% 6.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 16.65% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 92 96
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
821 775 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.49% 30.95% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 538 338
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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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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
West Yorkshire -16 82 £350 +12.00% 41
South Yorkshire +5 24 £325 +12.55% 8
North Yorkshire -16 3 £406 +47.72% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £240 - 1
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 131 (52.19%) .NET
2 118 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (41.83%) C#
4 97 (38.65%) XML
5 84 (33.47%) ASP.NET
6 83 (33.07%) SQL
7 80 (31.87%) SQL Server
8 75 (29.88%) WCF
9 71 (28.29%) HTML
9 71 (28.29%) MVC
10 70 (27.89%) JavaScript
11 63 (25.10%) Java
12 58 (23.11%) jQuery
13 57 (22.71%) CSS
14 52 (20.72%) Finance
15 49 (19.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 47 (18.73%) Open Source
17 41 (16.33%) Oracle
17 41 (16.33%) Linux
18 40 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
19 39 (15.54%) Microsoft
20 37 (14.74%) Windows
21 36 (14.34%) SOAP
21 36 (14.34%) TDD
22 32 (12.75%) QA
22 32 (12.75%) .NET Framework
23 28 (11.16%) BDD
24 27 (10.76%) MongoDB
24 27 (10.76%) ITIL
25 26 (10.36%) NoSQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (9.96%) IIS
2 23 (9.16%) CMS
3 17 (6.77%) JBoss
4 15 (5.98%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (5.98%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.78%) Apache
6 9 (3.59%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.59%) Umbraco
7 7 (2.79%) Node.js
7 7 (2.79%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.39%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.59%) nginx
10 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.20%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.80%) SAP EP
11 2 (0.80%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.80%) Kentico
11 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (6.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.98%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.80%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.80%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.40%) Unica
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.99%) Amazon S3
2 5 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (1.99%) Route 53
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.78%) Firewall
2 11 (4.38%) Internet
3 10 (3.98%) HTTP
4 7 (2.79%) SSL
4 7 (2.79%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.39%) CTI
6 4 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.20%) LDAP
7 3 (1.20%) DNS
7 3 (1.20%) SAN
8 2 (0.80%) DMZ
8 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.80%) AMQP
9 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.40%) Intranet
9 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.76%) MongoDB
3 26 (10.36%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.59%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.19%) MySQL
8 8 (3.19%) Redis
8 8 (3.19%) Couchbase
9 6 (2.39%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.39%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (2.39%) SimpleDB
10 5 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.20%) DB2
12 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (7.17%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.58%) Selenium
4 13 (5.18%) Hudson
5 10 (3.98%) Subversion
5 10 (3.98%) JUnit
6 9 (3.59%) SoapUI
6 9 (3.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (3.59%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (3.19%) Maven
7 8 (3.19%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.19%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.19%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.79%) Sahi
8 7 (2.79%) WATIR
8 7 (2.79%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.39%) JMeter
10 4 (1.59%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.59%) JProfiler
11 3 (1.20%) LoadUI
General
1 52 (20.72%) Finance
2 9 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.79%) Marketing
3 7 (2.79%) Retail
4 5 (1.99%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 126 (50.20%) Developer
2 59 (23.51%) .NET Developer
3 55 (21.91%) Analyst
4 29 (11.55%) Test Analyst
5 21 (8.37%) Business Analyst
6 20 (7.97%) Java Developer
7 16 (6.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (6.37%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.37%) Web Developer
8 11 (4.38%) Software Developer
9 10 (3.98%) QA Analyst
9 10 (3.98%) Architect
10 9 (3.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.59%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.19%) Configuration Manager
11 8 (3.19%) Release Manager
11 8 (3.19%) Configuration and Release Manager
11 8 (3.19%) Agile Business Analyst
12 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (2.79%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (52.19%) .NET
2 97 (38.65%) XML
3 84 (33.47%) ASP.NET
4 75 (29.88%) WCF
5 71 (28.29%) HTML
6 58 (23.11%) jQuery
7 57 (22.71%) CSS
8 49 (19.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (14.34%) SOAP
10 32 (12.75%) .NET Framework
11 21 (8.37%) REST
12 19 (7.57%) Ajax
13 18 (7.17%) Spring
14 17 (6.77%) RESTful
15 15 (5.98%) Hibernate
15 15 (5.98%) Middleware
16 14 (5.58%) JSON
17 13 (5.18%) Oracle Fusion
18 12 (4.78%) WPF
19 11 (4.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.73%) Open Source
2 16 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.38%) Clustering
4 8 (3.19%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.19%) User Experience
5 7 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.39%) IVR
7 4 (1.59%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.59%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.59%) Ontologies
7 4 (1.59%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.80%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) iPhone
9 1 (0.40%) DataPower
9 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.33%) Linux
2 37 (14.74%) Windows
3 21 (8.37%) UNIX
4 10 (3.98%) Android
5 7 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) SUSE
7 1 (0.40%) Debian
7 1 (0.40%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.29%) MVC
3 36 (14.34%) TDD
4 28 (11.16%) BDD
5 27 (10.76%) ITIL
6 25 (9.96%) Project Management
7 24 (9.56%) SOA
7 24 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (9.16%) Software Engineering
9 22 (8.76%) Scrum
9 22 (8.76%) CRM
9 22 (8.76%) Waterfall
10 19 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (7.57%) Test Automation
11 17 (6.77%) Configuration Management
11 17 (6.77%) Unit Testing
12 16 (6.37%) Business Analysis
12 16 (6.37%) Change Management
13 15 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (5.58%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (41.83%) C#
2 83 (33.07%) SQL
3 70 (27.89%) JavaScript
4 63 (25.10%) Java
5 14 (5.58%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.78%) Ruby
6 12 (4.78%) PHP
7 10 (3.98%) VB
8 9 (3.59%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.59%) Python
9 7 (2.79%) C
10 6 (2.39%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.39%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.39%) XPath
10 6 (2.39%) Scala
11 5 (1.99%) C++
12 4 (1.59%) SPARQL
13 3 (1.20%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.20%) VB6
13 3 (1.20%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.78%) ISEB
2 9 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.99%) Degree
5 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.75%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) Squid
2 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.59%) Puppet
2 7 (2.79%) Salt
3 4 (1.59%) HAProxy
4 3 (1.20%) Ansible
4 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.80%) SCOM
6 1 (0.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 41 (16.33%) Oracle
2 39 (15.54%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.59%) Perforce
4 7 (2.79%) IBM
4 7 (2.79%) SAP
4 7 (2.79%) VMware
5 4 (1.59%) hybris
6 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.20%) Lotus
6 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.80%) Apple
7 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.80%) Software AG
7 2 (0.80%) Avaya
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco
7 2 (0.80%) HP
7 2 (0.80%) EMC
7 2 (0.80%) Intel
8 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
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