The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 45 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.49% 2.57% 4.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 8.49% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 22
Median daily rate £350 £358 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -17.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +56.36%

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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
136 212 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.18% 30.29% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 123 111
Median daily rate £350 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) XML
4 14 (36.84%) XSLT
4 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 14 (36.84%) RESTful
4 14 (36.84%) Gradle
5 13 (34.21%) Spring
5 13 (34.21%) Maven
6 12 (31.58%) Scrum
7 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (28.95%) Groovy
7 11 (28.95%) Linux
7 11 (28.95%) IBM
8 10 (26.32%) CSS
8 10 (26.32%) HTML
8 10 (26.32%) Oracle
8 10 (26.32%) Grails
9 9 (23.68%) TDD
9 9 (23.68%) .NET
9 9 (23.68%) C#
9 9 (23.68%) UML
9 9 (23.68%) Python
9 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
10 8 (21.05%) Apache Camel
10 8 (21.05%) High Availability
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.05%) JMS
10 8 (21.05%) SOA

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (7.89%) Apache
1 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
1 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
1 3 (7.89%) SSL
2 2 (5.26%) AMQP
2 2 (5.26%) SMS
2 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Big Data
2 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
2 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 3 (7.89%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
1 14 (36.84%) Gradle
2 13 (34.21%) Maven
3 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.79%) Ant
4 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
5 5 (13.16%) Hudson
6 3 (7.89%) JIRA
6 3 (7.89%) JUnit
6 3 (7.89%) Mockito
6 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.26%) Introscope
7 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (5.26%) Spock
7 2 (5.26%) Subversion
8 1 (2.63%) Moq
8 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Azure Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) XML
2 14 (36.84%) RESTful
2 14 (36.84%) XSLT
3 13 (34.21%) Spring
4 10 (26.32%) CSS
4 10 (26.32%) Grails
4 10 (26.32%) HTML
5 9 (23.68%) .NET
6 8 (21.05%) Apache Camel
6 8 (21.05%) JMS
7 7 (18.42%) Java EE
7 7 (18.42%) Spring Integration
8 6 (15.79%) EJB
8 6 (15.79%) SOAP
9 5 (13.16%) J2EE
9 5 (13.16%) REST
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.89%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
3 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 9 (23.68%) UML
5 8 (21.05%) High Availability
5 8 (21.05%) SOA
5 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.42%) OO
6 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Low Latency
7 6 (15.79%) MapReduce
7 6 (15.79%) Open Source
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (13.16%) Microservices
8 5 (13.16%) MVC
9 3 (7.89%) B2B
9 3 (7.89%) Garbage Collection
10 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
10 2 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) Groovy
3 9 (23.68%) C#
3 9 (23.68%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 5 (13.16%) Perl
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.89%) C++
7 3 (7.89%) Jython
7 3 (7.89%) Korn
7 3 (7.89%) Scala
7 3 (7.89%) SQL
8 2 (5.26%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) IBM
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) hybris
5 1 (2.63%) Pega
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO