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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 17 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 49 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.96% 6.39% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.27% 23.32% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 35
Median daily rate £350 £389 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £341 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £535 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.94 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +19.22%
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
143 223 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.31% 27.40% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 119 142
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.13% +39.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +6 12 £225 -35.71% 2
Welwyn Garden City +1 6 £325 -
Borehamwood - 2 £375 -
Hertford - 2 - - 1
Rickmansworth +5 1 - -
Letchworth +1 1 £325 -3.70%
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 £350 - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 33 (47.83%) SQL
2 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (40.58%) Java
4 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 23 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 20 (28.99%) Oracle
7 19 (27.54%) HTML
7 19 (27.54%) XML
8 17 (24.64%) PHP
9 15 (21.74%) CSS
9 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
9 15 (21.74%) Retail
10 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database
11 13 (18.84%) Spring
11 13 (18.84%) Finance
12 11 (15.94%) Python
12 11 (15.94%) SOAP
12 11 (15.94%) RESTful
13 10 (14.49%) jQuery
13 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
13 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
13 10 (14.49%) MySQL
13 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.49%) Hibernate
13 10 (14.49%) MVC
13 10 (14.49%) MATLAB
14 9 (13.04%) LAMP
14 9 (13.04%) Apache
14 9 (13.04%) Zend
14 9 (13.04%) Algorithms

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 9 (13.04%) Apache
2 8 (11.59%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.70%) JBoss
4 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.35%) ArcGIS
5 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.90%) CMS
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Magento
2 3 (4.35%) Maximo
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (4.35%) IPsec
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database
3 10 (14.49%) MySQL
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (10.14%) RDBMS
6 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.45%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.45%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (1.45%) GIS
10 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.45%) PowerCenter
10 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.59%) Subversion
2 5 (7.25%) Maven
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.35%) JUnit
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.35%) Toad
3 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.90%) Ant
4 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.45%) Appium
5 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.45%) ERwin
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (21.74%) Retail
2 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.59%) PHP Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Java Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) LAMP Developer
6 5 (7.25%) MATLAB Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Magento Developer
7 4 (5.80%) PHP Magento Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Designer
8 3 (4.35%) Hadoop Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) HTML
1 19 (27.54%) XML
2 15 (21.74%) CSS
3 13 (18.84%) Spring
4 11 (15.94%) RESTful
4 11 (15.94%) SOAP
5 10 (14.49%) Hibernate
5 10 (14.49%) jQuery
6 9 (13.04%) LAMP
7 8 (11.59%) J2EE
8 7 (10.14%) .NET
9 6 (8.70%) JSP
9 6 (8.70%) Struts
10 5 (7.25%) EJB
10 5 (7.25%) JDBC
10 5 (7.25%) Symfony
10 5 (7.25%) XHTML
11 4 (5.80%) REST
11 4 (5.80%) XSL
11 4 (5.80%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) e-Learning
3 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.35%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (2.90%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 10 (14.49%) MVC
4 8 (11.59%) API Development
4 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (11.59%) ETL
4 8 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.14%) Web Development
6 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.70%) SOA
7 5 (7.25%) OO
8 4 (5.80%) Database Optimisation
8 4 (5.80%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.80%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (5.80%) OO PHP
8 4 (5.80%) Open Source
8 4 (5.80%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) SQL
2 28 (40.58%) Java
3 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (24.64%) PHP
5 11 (15.94%) Python
6 10 (14.49%) MATLAB
6 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
6 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
7 8 (11.59%) Ruby
8 7 (10.14%) R
9 3 (4.35%) C#
10 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.45%) C
11 1 (1.45%) Clojure
11 1 (1.45%) Groovy
11 1 (1.45%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Zend
3 7 (10.14%) Teradata
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.25%) hybris
6 4 (5.80%) ATG
6 4 (5.80%) ESRI
6 4 (5.80%) IBM
6 4 (5.80%) Percussion
6 4 (5.80%) Sybase
7 3 (4.35%) F5
7 3 (4.35%) Informatica
8 2 (2.90%) Endeca
8 2 (2.90%) Intershop
8 2 (2.90%) webMethods
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix
9 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.45%) VMware