The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Rank 26 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 27 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.59% 5.19% 6.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.50% 17.72% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 15
Median daily rate £467 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +3.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.85%

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
120 158 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.27% 29.31% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 113 62
Median daily rate £350 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 18 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
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £475 -
Colchester - 4 - -
Brentwood +9 3 £375 +76.47%
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 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 Essex region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) Java
3 20 (52.63%) TDD
4 19 (50.00%) Finance
4 19 (50.00%) SOAP
5 18 (47.37%) SOA
5 18 (47.37%) Marketing
6 15 (39.47%) SoapUI
6 15 (39.47%) DevOps
7 14 (36.84%) Programme Management
7 14 (36.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (36.84%) Manufacturing
7 14 (36.84%) Electronics
7 14 (36.84%) Telecoms
7 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (36.84%) Oracle
7 14 (36.84%) SAP
8 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
8 13 (34.21%) J2EE
8 13 (34.21%) Scrum
8 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (28.95%) Linux
10 10 (26.32%) IBM
11 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
11 9 (23.68%) Integration Testing
12 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
12 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.05%) SQL
13 7 (18.42%) .NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
2 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (7.89%) Mule
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (36.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle CX
1 4 (10.53%) PaaS
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
2 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) SoapUI
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.79%) AccuRev
3 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) Selenium
3 6 (15.79%) XDoclet
4 4 (10.53%) Ant
5 3 (7.89%) Maven
6 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Marketing
3 14 (36.84%) Electronics
3 14 (36.84%) Manufacturing
3 14 (36.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Test Automation Specialist
3 8 (21.05%) Test Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Integration Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Platform Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) SOAP
2 13 (34.21%) J2EE
3 7 (18.42%) .NET
4 6 (15.79%) EJB
4 6 (15.79%) Java EE
4 6 (15.79%) JAX-WS
4 6 (15.79%) JMS
4 6 (15.79%) JPA
5 5 (13.16%) XML
6 4 (10.53%) Ajax
6 4 (10.53%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) HTML
6 4 (10.53%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) JSP
6 4 (10.53%) LESS
6 4 (10.53%) Middleware
6 4 (10.53%) RESTful
6 4 (10.53%) Sass
6 4 (10.53%) XHTML
7 3 (7.89%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) TDD
3 18 (47.37%) SOA
4 15 (39.47%) DevOps
5 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (36.84%) Programme Management
6 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (34.21%) Scrum
7 9 (23.68%) Integration Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Open Source
10 5 (13.16%) ITIL
10 5 (13.16%) OO
10 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.53%) CRM
11 4 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (10.53%) Pair Programming
11 4 (10.53%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) Groovy
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
1 14 (36.84%) SAP
2 10 (26.32%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) WSO2
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow