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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 16 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.85% 2.06% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 5.13% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £513 - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +25.71%

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
22 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.15% 40.21% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 15
Median daily rate £375 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £428 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 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 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
1 17 (60.71%) E-Commerce
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
3 14 (50.00%) Java
4 13 (46.43%) J2EE
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 12 (42.86%) Unix
6 11 (39.29%) XML
6 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (35.71%) MySQL
7 10 (35.71%) Magento
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) DB2
9 8 (28.57%) SOAP
9 8 (28.57%) IBM
9 8 (28.57%) OO
9 8 (28.57%) Apache
9 8 (28.57%) XHTML
9 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
9 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (25.00%) JSON
10 7 (25.00%) JMS
10 7 (25.00%) PHP
10 7 (25.00%) CSS
11 6 (21.43%) IPsec
11 6 (21.43%) LAMP
11 6 (21.43%) Product Management

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 8 (28.57%) Apache
1 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Solr
2 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (21.43%) IPsec
2 5 (17.86%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
2 8 (28.57%) DB2
2 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (10.71%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Appium
2 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
2 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
2 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.71%) Ant
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Log4j
3 3 (10.71%) Mockito
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Java Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Magento Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Tester
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce Architect
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Java Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Java Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) J2EE
3 11 (39.29%) XML
4 8 (28.57%) SOAP
4 8 (28.57%) XHTML
5 7 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) JMS
5 7 (25.00%) JSON
6 6 (21.43%) LAMP
7 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
7 5 (17.86%) RESTful
7 5 (17.86%) XSL
8 4 (14.29%) JSP
8 4 (14.29%) REST
8 4 (14.29%) XSLT
9 3 (10.71%) EJB
9 3 (10.71%) JDBC
9 3 (10.71%) Servlets
9 3 (10.71%) Struts
9 3 (10.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (17.86%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) HPUX
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) E-Commerce
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) Product Management
4 6 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Coaching
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (17.86%) Document Management
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) MVC
5 5 (17.86%) OO PHP
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (17.86%) System Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.71%) Varnish
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) IBM
2 6 (21.43%) F5
2 6 (21.43%) Zend
3 5 (17.86%) hybris
4 3 (10.71%) ATG
4 3 (10.71%) Blue Martini
4 3 (10.71%) Elastic Path
4 3 (10.71%) Interwoven
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase