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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 16 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.31% 4.21% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 8.16% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £431 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-22.76% +57.74%

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
28 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.14% 51.58% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 23
Median daily rate £450 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £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 - £37.50 -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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 Watford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) E-Commerce
4 13 (56.52%) HTML
4 13 (56.52%) J2EE
5 12 (52.17%) Linux
6 11 (47.83%) Unix
7 10 (43.48%) XML
7 10 (43.48%) SQL
8 8 (34.78%) MySQL
8 8 (34.78%) SOAP
8 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
9 7 (30.43%) JSON
9 7 (30.43%) Magento
9 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
9 7 (30.43%) DB2
9 7 (30.43%) JMS
9 7 (30.43%) IBM
10 6 (26.09%) OO
10 6 (26.09%) Apache
10 6 (26.09%) XHTML
10 6 (26.09%) JSP
10 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
10 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (21.74%) REST
11 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
11 5 (21.74%) RESTful
11 5 (21.74%) CSS
11 5 (21.74%) PHP

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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Solr
3 3 (13.04%) CMS
3 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (13.04%) MQSeries
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (8.70%) IPsec
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
2 7 (30.43%) DB2
3 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (17.39%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (13.04%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
5 3 (13.04%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Appium
2 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
2 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.04%) Ant
3 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Log4j
3 3 (13.04%) Mockito
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Tester
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Architect
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Developer
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Java Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Java Automation Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Java Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Magento Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) J2EE
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
4 7 (30.43%) JMS
4 7 (30.43%) JSON
5 6 (26.09%) JSP
5 6 (26.09%) XHTML
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) RESTful
7 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
7 4 (17.39%) LAMP
7 4 (17.39%) XSLT
8 3 (13.04%) EJB
8 3 (13.04%) JDBC
8 3 (13.04%) Servlets
8 3 (13.04%) Struts
8 3 (13.04%) XSD
8 3 (13.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) HPUX
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) E-Commerce
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Document Management
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) System Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) OO PHP
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.04%) RAD
6 3 (13.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Varnish
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) hybris
2 4 (17.39%) Zend
3 3 (13.04%) ATG
3 3 (13.04%) Blue Martini
3 3 (13.04%) Elastic Path
3 3 (13.04%) Interwoven
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow