The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 11 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 27 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.78% 2.33% 5.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.40% 9.46% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 17
Median daily rate £450 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £225 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £44.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +1.14%

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
86 74 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.16% 24.58% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 49
Median daily rate £375 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +18 12 £375 +66.66% 2
Bedford +1 6 £450 +33.33%
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) C#
3 15 (30.61%) .NET
4 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (24.49%) RESTful
6 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
6 12 (24.49%) SOA
7 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
8 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
9 9 (18.37%) HTML
9 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (18.37%) Supplier Management
9 9 (18.37%) Business Development
9 9 (18.37%) Degree
9 9 (18.37%) TOGAF
9 9 (18.37%) JIRA
9 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (18.37%) Linked Data
9 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
9 9 (18.37%) Presales
9 9 (18.37%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (18.37%) Document Composition
10 8 (16.33%) Subversion
10 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
11 7 (14.29%) Citrix
11 7 (14.29%) NetApp
11 7 (14.29%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) Drupal
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.24%) Akamai
3 6 (12.24%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.04%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) FTP
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) JIRA
2 8 (16.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) ERwin
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Android Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Web Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.12%) iOS Developer
8 3 (6.12%) TIBCO Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) RESTful
3 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
3 9 (18.37%) HTML
4 7 (14.29%) JSON
4 7 (14.29%) REST
5 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
5 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (12.24%) CSS
5 6 (12.24%) jQuery
6 5 (10.20%) Entity Framework
7 4 (8.16%) SOAP
8 3 (6.12%) Core Animation
8 3 (6.12%) Middleware
8 3 (6.12%) Redux
8 3 (6.12%) Sass
9 2 (4.08%) JMS
9 2 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Linked Data
2 5 (10.20%) Blockchain
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.16%) Statistics
4 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.08%) RIA
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) iSeries
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (24.49%) SOA
4 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.37%) Business Development
5 9 (18.37%) Document Composition
5 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (18.37%) Presales
5 9 (18.37%) Supplier Management
5 9 (18.37%) TOGAF
6 6 (12.24%) High Availability
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL
6 6 (12.24%) MVC
7 5 (10.20%) Android Development
7 5 (10.20%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (10.20%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) TDD
8 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.12%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) C#
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.24%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) Apple Swift
4 3 (6.12%) Objective-C
4 3 (6.12%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.29%) XenApp
4 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Citrix
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.29%) NetApp
1 7 (14.29%) VMware
2 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) BEA
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec