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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 7 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 5 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.91% 1.70% 6.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 8.06% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 23
Median daily rate £438 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £360 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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
90 62 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.73% 21.09% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 43 79
Median daily rate £390 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Luton +22 17 £389 +7.24% 4
Bedford +6 4 £450 +33.33% 1
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (31.25%) C#
3 15 (31.25%) .NET
4 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (25.00%) SOA
6 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
7 11 (22.92%) IIS
8 10 (20.83%) VMware
8 10 (20.83%) RESTful
8 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (20.83%) XenApp
8 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
8 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) Citrix
8 10 (20.83%) NetApp
9 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 9 (18.75%) Degree
9 9 (18.75%) TOGAF
9 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 9 (18.75%) Supplier Management
9 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (18.75%) Business Development
9 9 (18.75%) Linked Data
9 9 (18.75%) Akamai
9 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
9 9 (18.75%) CloudFront

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 11 (22.92%) IIS
2 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (18.75%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.08%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) FTP
2 3 (6.25%) DHCP
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JIRA
2 6 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) ERwin
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Web Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Android Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 3 (6.25%) TIBCO Developer
8 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) RESTful
3 8 (16.67%) HTML
4 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (12.50%) CSS
4 6 (12.50%) jQuery
5 5 (10.42%) Entity Framework
6 4 (8.33%) REST
6 4 (8.33%) SOAP
7 3 (6.25%) Core Animation
7 3 (6.25%) JSON
7 3 (6.25%) Middleware
8 2 (4.17%) JMS
8 2 (4.17%) Redux
8 2 (4.17%) Sass
8 2 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Linked Data
2 5 (10.42%) Blockchain
3 4 (8.33%) Statistics
4 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.25%) RIA
4 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) iSeries
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
1 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.25%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (25.00%) SOA
3 9 (18.75%) Business Development
3 9 (18.75%) Document Composition
3 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (18.75%) Presales
3 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.75%) Supplier Management
3 9 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 8 (16.67%) ITIL
5 7 (14.58%) High Availability
6 6 (12.50%) MVC
7 5 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (10.42%) Scrum
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.25%) Android Development
9 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) C#
2 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) Apple Swift
3 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 3 (6.25%) Python
3 3 (6.25%) R
4 2 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.83%) XenApp
3 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.75%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Citrix
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 10 (20.83%) NetApp
1 10 (20.83%) VMware
2 9 (18.75%) Akamai
3 4 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) BEA
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec