The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 9 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 12 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.43% 1.00% 3.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.71% 3.85% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £438 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
Web Services
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.52% 26.00% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 15
Median daily rate £460 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 Watford

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 19 (59.38%) E-Commerce
2 18 (56.25%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) Java
5 14 (43.75%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) Unix
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) J2EE
6 12 (37.50%) MySQL
6 12 (37.50%) Magento
7 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
8 10 (31.25%) CSS
8 10 (31.25%) XML
8 10 (31.25%) Apache
8 10 (31.25%) XHTML
8 10 (31.25%) OO
9 9 (28.13%) PHP
9 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.00%) LAMP
10 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
10 8 (25.00%) Zend
10 8 (25.00%) SOAP
10 8 (25.00%) DB2
10 8 (25.00%) IBM
11 7 (21.88%) OO PHP
11 7 (21.88%) Open Source
11 7 (21.88%) JMS
11 7 (21.88%) HTTP

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 10 (31.25%) Apache
2 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.38%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.38%) MQSeries
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 6 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (18.75%) IPsec
3 4 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) MySQL
2 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 8 (25.00%) DB2
4 5 (15.63%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (9.38%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Appium
2 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
2 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.38%) Ant
3 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.38%) JUnit
3 3 (9.38%) Log4j
3 3 (9.38%) Mockito
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Magento Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Automation Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Java Automation Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) LAMP Developer
4 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer
4 5 (15.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Tester
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce Architect
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Magento Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) HTML
2 12 (37.50%) J2EE
3 10 (31.25%) CSS
3 10 (31.25%) XHTML
3 10 (31.25%) XML
4 8 (25.00%) LAMP
4 8 (25.00%) SOAP
5 7 (21.88%) JMS
5 7 (21.88%) JSON
5 7 (21.88%) XSL
6 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
6 5 (15.63%) RESTful
7 4 (12.50%) REST
7 4 (12.50%) XSLT
8 3 (9.38%) EJB
8 3 (9.38%) JDBC
8 3 (9.38%) JSP
8 3 (9.38%) Servlets
8 3 (9.38%) Struts
8 3 (9.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (15.63%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) HPUX
3 3 (9.38%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) E-Commerce
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) MVC
4 7 (21.88%) OO PHP
4 7 (21.88%) Open Source
5 6 (18.75%) Product Management
5 6 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Coaching
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (15.63%) Document Management
6 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (15.63%) Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (15.63%) System Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 15 (46.88%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) PHP
5 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) Varnish
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) IBM
1 8 (25.00%) Zend
2 6 (18.75%) F5
3 5 (15.63%) hybris
4 3 (9.38%) ATG
4 3 (9.38%) Blue Martini
4 3 (9.38%) Elastic Path
4 3 (9.38%) Interwoven
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Sybase
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto