The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.91% 4.00% 10.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 14.29% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +14.28%

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 Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 32.73% 28.00% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 3
Median daily rate £450 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford 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 Bedford

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Android Development
2 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (57.14%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
3 2 (28.57%) Core Animation
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) MVC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Android Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Core Animation
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Android Development
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript