The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 29 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 12 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.34% 2.16% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 13.21% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Median daily rate £525 £338 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -31.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £248 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 128 53 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 35.65% 16.36% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 38 38
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Bedfordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Luton -5 1 £225 +4.65% 7
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Retail
3 9 (50.00%) JMS
3 9 (50.00%) JPA
4 8 (44.44%) hybris
4 8 (44.44%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (44.44%) B2B
4 8 (44.44%) B2C
4 8 (44.44%) SAP
4 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 8 (44.44%) Asset Management
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Content Management
5 7 (38.89%) Java EE
5 7 (38.89%) EJB
5 7 (38.89%) JDBC
5 7 (38.89%) Servlets
6 6 (33.33%) CRM
6 6 (33.33%) IBM
6 6 (33.33%) Marketing
6 6 (33.33%) Silverpop
6 6 (33.33%) Unica
6 6 (33.33%) Pega
7 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
7 5 (27.78%) REST
7 5 (27.78%) Apple Swift
7 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
7 5 (27.78%) SOAP
8 4 (22.22%) JIRA

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (33.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Silverpop
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Appium
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 2 (11.11%) Protractor
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 10 (55.56%) Retail
2 6 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
1 9 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce Architect
2 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) iOS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Hybris Architect
5 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) JMS
1 9 (50.00%) JPA
2 7 (38.89%) EJB
2 7 (38.89%) Java EE
2 7 (38.89%) JDBC
2 7 (38.89%) Servlets
3 5 (27.78%) REST
3 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Asset Management
1 8 (44.44%) B2B
1 8 (44.44%) B2C
1 8 (44.44%) Content Management
1 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Microservices
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) QA Automation
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Apple Swift
3 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) hybris
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Pega
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
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