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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 32 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.56% 2.13% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.79% 15.09% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Median daily rate £350 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £303 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.13 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.03% -4.43%
Web Services
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 53 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.53% 14.13% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 39
Median daily rate £513 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.86% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £613 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford +5 1 £438 +4.16% 1
Luton -3 1 £215 -56.45% 1
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 8 (38.10%) Oracle
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) RESTful
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) SOAP
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Spring
5 4 (19.05%) BAPI
5 4 (19.05%) ABAP
5 4 (19.05%) FTP
5 4 (19.05%) WSDL
5 4 (19.05%) NetWeaver
5 4 (19.05%) QA
5 4 (19.05%) SAP PI
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 3 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) BEA
6 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum

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 4 (19.05%) NetWeaver
2 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) FTP
2 2 (9.52%) SMS
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SAP HANA
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
2 2 (9.52%) FogBugz
2 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
1 2 (9.52%) Automotive
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Java Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SAP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SAP PI Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) RESTful
3 5 (23.81%) SOAP
3 5 (23.81%) Spring
4 4 (19.05%) BAPI
4 4 (19.05%) SAP PI
4 4 (19.05%) WSDL
5 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) SAP ALE
6 2 (9.52%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (9.52%) SAP XI
6 2 (9.52%) SAPUI5
6 2 (9.52%) XSD
7 1 (4.76%) .NET
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.76%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Telematics
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) SOA
2 3 (14.29%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.52%) BPEL
3 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
3 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Line Management
3 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.52%) Test Management
3 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) ABAP
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) BEA
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 2 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.76%) BMC
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy