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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 17 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 45 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.39% 5.11% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.35% 18.75% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 11
Median daily rate £313 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Median hourly rate £31.14 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.85%
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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
131 176 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.35% 27.24% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 93 83
Median daily rate £313 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 19
Median hourly rate £31.27 £40.60 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.98% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.45 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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
Basildon -3 10 £300 -25.00% 3
Brentwood +2 2 £228 -60.43% 1
Harlow - 1 £350 -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 69 (75.00%) XML
2 62 (67.39%) SOAP
3 55 (59.78%) Java
4 52 (56.52%) REST
5 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (42.39%) SQL Server
7 36 (39.13%) HTML
8 33 (35.87%) SOA
9 30 (32.61%) TDD
9 30 (32.61%) HTML5
10 28 (30.43%) Open Source
10 28 (30.43%) JSON
10 28 (30.43%) J2EE
11 26 (28.26%) Oracle
11 26 (28.26%) SQL
11 26 (28.26%) AngularJS
12 25 (27.17%) WSO2
12 25 (27.17%) Apache Camel
13 21 (22.83%) Google
14 20 (21.74%) Finance
15 19 (20.65%) TopLink
15 19 (20.65%) .NET
15 19 (20.65%) XSD
16 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
16 18 (19.57%) JSF
17 17 (18.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 17 (18.48%) Apache ServiceMix
18 16 (17.39%) WireMock
18 16 (17.39%) MySQL
18 16 (17.39%) XSLT

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 17 (18.48%) Apache ServiceMix
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (17.39%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (14.13%) WebSphere
4 11 (11.96%) IIS
5 6 (6.52%) Mule
6 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.17%) Apache
7 2 (2.17%) CMS
7 2 (2.17%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.17%) JBoss
7 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) LAN
1 1 (1.09%) Network Security
1 1 (1.09%) VoIP
1 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (42.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) MySQL
3 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.35%) DB2
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) Power BI
7 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) AccuRev
2 10 (10.87%) EasyMock
2 10 (10.87%) Mockito
3 9 (9.78%) Ant
4 7 (7.61%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.26%) Maven
6 3 (3.26%) Selenium
6 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.26%) Subversion
7 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.17%) Gradle
7 2 (2.17%) JUnit
7 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.09%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Marketing
3 4 (4.35%) Automotive
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (78.26%) Developer
2 39 (42.39%) Java Developer
3 18 (19.57%) SOA Developer
4 17 (18.48%) J2EE Developer
5 12 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Agile Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Applications Support
7 9 (9.78%) XML Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Angular Developer
8 8 (8.70%) HTML Developer
9 6 (6.52%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.52%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Integration Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.26%) Applications Developer
12 3 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
12 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (75.00%) XML
2 62 (67.39%) SOAP
3 52 (56.52%) REST
4 36 (39.13%) HTML
5 30 (32.61%) HTML5
6 28 (30.43%) J2EE
6 28 (30.43%) JSON
7 26 (28.26%) AngularJS
8 25 (27.17%) Apache Camel
9 19 (20.65%) .NET
9 19 (20.65%) TopLink
9 19 (20.65%) XSD
10 18 (19.57%) JSF
11 16 (17.39%) CSS
11 16 (17.39%) WireMock
11 16 (17.39%) XSLT
12 13 (14.13%) .NET Framework
12 13 (14.13%) PrimeFaces
13 12 (13.04%) Middleware
14 9 (9.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Replication
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.17%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Unix
3 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (2.17%) zOS
6 1 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.87%) SOA
3 30 (32.61%) TDD
4 28 (30.43%) Open Source
5 15 (16.30%) OO
6 12 (13.04%) Scrum
7 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.96%) SDLC
8 8 (8.70%) ITIL
9 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.52%) B2C
10 6 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (6.52%) Extreme Programming
10 6 (6.52%) RAD
11 5 (5.43%) MVC
11 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.78%) Java
2 26 (28.26%) SQL
3 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.22%) C#
5 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.17%) C++
6 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.17%) SQR
6 2 (2.17%) XPath
7 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.09%) Groovy
7 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.09%) PHP
7 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.09%) SOQL
7 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Oracle
2 25 (27.17%) WSO2
3 21 (22.83%) Google
4 6 (6.52%) IBM
5 5 (5.43%) HP
5 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.26%) BMC
6 3 (3.26%) CA
6 3 (3.26%) Rally
6 3 (3.26%) Remedy
6 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.17%) FatWire
7 2 (2.17%) Infor
7 2 (2.17%) Omniture
7 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco
8 1 (1.09%) NetApp
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.09%) VMware