The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 21 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 51 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.83% 5.98% 5.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.29% 24.32% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 32
Median daily rate £375 £388 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £340 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.67
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.80%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 185 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.82% 24.60% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 86 161
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.00% -16.66%
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 Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Watford +14 30 £390 - 3
Welwyn Garden City -7 2 £425 -
Borehamwood - 1 £300 - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 37 (48.68%) Java
2 35 (46.05%) SQL
3 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
5 29 (38.16%) Relational Database
6 27 (35.53%) HTML
7 24 (31.58%) E-Commerce
8 23 (30.26%) PHP
9 20 (26.32%) SOAP
9 20 (26.32%) XML
10 19 (25.00%) MySQL
11 17 (22.37%) Oracle
11 17 (22.37%) CSS
12 16 (21.05%) Linux
12 16 (21.05%) RESTful
13 15 (19.74%) Apache
13 15 (19.74%) J2EE
13 15 (19.74%) Oracle Database
14 14 (18.42%) LAMP
14 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
14 14 (18.42%) Zend
15 13 (17.11%) Retail
15 13 (17.11%) MVC
16 12 (15.79%) Unix
16 12 (15.79%) OO
16 12 (15.79%) Python
16 12 (15.79%) XHTML
16 12 (15.79%) Subversion
17 11 (14.47%) Magento
17 11 (14.47%) MATLAB

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 15 (19.74%) Apache
2 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.26%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.95%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.95%) CMS
5 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.95%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.63%) JBoss
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) HTTP
2 5 (6.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (6.58%) IPsec
3 4 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (1.32%) FTP
5 1 (1.32%) WAN
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.16%) Relational Database
2 19 (25.00%) MySQL
3 15 (19.74%) Oracle Database
4 10 (13.16%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 7 (9.21%) DB2
7 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.26%) DbVisualizer
8 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.95%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.32%) GIS
11 1 (1.32%) Hazelcast
11 1 (1.32%) PowerCenter
11 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.79%) Subversion
3 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (5.26%) Ant
5 4 (5.26%) Appium
5 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 4 (5.26%) JUnit
5 4 (5.26%) Selenium
5 4 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.95%) Log4j
6 3 (3.95%) Maven
6 3 (3.95%) Mockito
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.95%) Toad
6 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (17.11%) Retail
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (59.21%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Architect
4 9 (11.84%) PHP Developer
5 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Magento Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (7.89%) LAMP Developer
7 6 (7.89%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Java Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Java Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) MATLAB Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce Architect
9 4 (5.26%) PHP Magento Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.53%) HTML
2 20 (26.32%) SOAP
2 20 (26.32%) XML
3 17 (22.37%) CSS
4 16 (21.05%) RESTful
5 15 (19.74%) J2EE
6 14 (18.42%) LAMP
7 12 (15.79%) XHTML
8 10 (13.16%) JMS
8 10 (13.16%) Spring
9 9 (11.84%) jQuery
10 8 (10.53%) REST
11 7 (9.21%) .NET
11 7 (9.21%) JSON
11 7 (9.21%) XSL
11 7 (9.21%) XSLT
12 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
12 6 (7.89%) JDBC
12 6 (7.89%) Symfony
13 5 (6.58%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Algorithms
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.26%) e-Learning
3 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.26%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.63%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) iPad
6 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) Unix
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
4 3 (3.95%) HPUX
4 3 (3.95%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) CentOS
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 13 (17.11%) MVC
4 12 (15.79%) OO
5 11 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (10.53%) API Development
7 8 (10.53%) ETL
7 8 (10.53%) Web Development
8 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling
8 7 (9.21%) Database Tuning
8 7 (9.21%) OO PHP
8 7 (9.21%) Open Source
9 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.89%) SOA
9 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
10 5 (6.58%) Product Management
10 5 (6.58%) Server Virtualisation
11 4 (5.26%) Database Optimisation
11 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) Java
2 35 (46.05%) SQL
3 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 23 (30.26%) PHP
5 12 (15.79%) Python
6 11 (14.47%) MATLAB
7 10 (13.16%) PL/SQL
8 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
9 8 (10.53%) R
9 8 (10.53%) Ruby
10 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.95%) C#
10 3 (3.95%) Perl
11 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.32%) Clojure
12 1 (1.32%) Groovy
12 1 (1.32%) Scala
12 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.95%) Varnish
3 1 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) Zend
3 10 (13.16%) IBM
4 7 (9.21%) Teradata
5 6 (7.89%) hybris
5 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.58%) F5
7 4 (5.26%) ATG
7 4 (5.26%) ESRI
8 3 (3.95%) Blue Martini
8 3 (3.95%) Elastic Path
8 3 (3.95%) Informatica
8 3 (3.95%) Interwoven
8 3 (3.95%) Sybase
9 2 (2.63%) Endeca
10 1 (1.32%) Cisco
10 1 (1.32%) Juniper
10 1 (1.32%) Percussion
10 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.32%) VMware