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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 29 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 33 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.97% 5.19% 6.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.46% 23.13% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 35
Median daily rate £394 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.59
% change year-on-year
-22.76% +57.35%

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
189 147 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.46% 22.44% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 81 137
Median daily rate £350 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.70 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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
Hatfield -1 10 £525 +23.52% 2
Stevenage +1 5 £300 -17.80%
Watford +4 4 £431 - 1
St Albans +5 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £300 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 46 (59.74%) Java
2 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
4 29 (37.66%) E-Commerce
5 27 (35.06%) HTML
6 24 (31.17%) RESTful
7 22 (28.57%) Spring
8 21 (27.27%) SQL
9 20 (25.97%) Hibernate
9 20 (25.97%) TDD
10 19 (24.68%) XML
11 18 (23.38%) J2EE
11 18 (23.38%) CSS
12 17 (22.08%) Scrum
12 17 (22.08%) BDD
13 16 (20.78%) Kanban
13 16 (20.78%) Concurrent Programming
14 15 (19.48%) Scala
14 15 (19.48%) C#
14 15 (19.48%) Unix
14 15 (19.48%) Linux
15 14 (18.18%) SOAP
16 13 (16.88%) Oracle
16 13 (16.88%) XSLT
16 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (15.58%) MVC
17 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
18 11 (14.29%) .NET
18 11 (14.29%) WebLogic
19 10 (12.99%) MySQL

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 11 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.69%) Apache
3 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (7.79%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (3.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.90%) CMS
5 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.90%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.60%) IIS
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Magento
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) GitHub
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Route 53
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.90%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) IPsec
3 2 (2.60%) Network Security
4 1 (1.30%) Intranet
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) MySQL
1 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.09%) DB2
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (5.19%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.90%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.90%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
1 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.79%) Subversion
4 5 (6.49%) Ant
4 5 (6.49%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.19%) Appium
5 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.19%) JIRA
5 4 (5.19%) Selenium
5 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.90%) JUnit
6 3 (3.90%) Log4j
6 3 (3.90%) Mockito
6 3 (3.90%) NetBeans
6 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.30%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (11.69%) Retail
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Military
3 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.30%) Automotive
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Architect
4 14 (18.18%) E-Commerce Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (7.79%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Java Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce Architect
9 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Java Automation Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Java Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Tester
10 3 (3.90%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.06%) HTML
2 24 (31.17%) RESTful
3 22 (28.57%) Spring
4 20 (25.97%) Hibernate
5 19 (24.68%) XML
6 18 (23.38%) CSS
6 18 (23.38%) J2EE
7 14 (18.18%) SOAP
8 13 (16.88%) XSLT
9 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
10 11 (14.29%) .NET
11 9 (11.69%) JSON
12 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
12 8 (10.39%) JMS
12 8 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (9.09%) jQuery
13 7 (9.09%) REST
13 7 (9.09%) XHTML
14 6 (7.79%) Ajax
14 6 (7.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) iPad
3 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.30%) EPoS
5 1 (1.30%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
1 15 (19.48%) Unix
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Android
4 4 (5.19%) Solaris
5 3 (3.90%) HPUX
6 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.30%) CentOS
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) E-Commerce
3 20 (25.97%) TDD
4 17 (22.08%) BDD
4 17 (22.08%) Scrum
5 16 (20.78%) Concurrent Programming
5 16 (20.78%) Kanban
6 12 (15.58%) MVC
7 10 (12.99%) OO
7 10 (12.99%) SOA
8 7 (9.09%) Web Development
9 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.49%) Information Security
10 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.49%) TOGAF
11 4 (5.19%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.19%) Change Management
11 4 (5.19%) Coaching
11 4 (5.19%) Document Management
11 4 (5.19%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
3 21 (27.27%) SQL
4 15 (19.48%) C#
4 15 (19.48%) Scala
5 6 (7.79%) PHP
5 6 (7.79%) XPath
6 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.90%) C++
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) C
9 2 (2.60%) Python
9 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) R
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
1 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (3.90%) Varnish
2 2 (2.60%) Docker
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) IBM
3 6 (7.79%) Google
3 6 (7.79%) hybris
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) Zend
5 3 (3.90%) ATG
5 3 (3.90%) Blue Martini
5 3 (3.90%) Elastic Path
5 3 (3.90%) Interwoven
5 3 (3.90%) Sybase
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) F5
7 1 (1.30%) EMC
7 1 (1.30%) Juniper
7 1 (1.30%) NetApp
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.30%) Telerik
7 1 (1.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Xamarin