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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 30 25 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.89% 3.59% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.96% 15.71% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Median daily rate £525 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £425 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +7.43% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

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 73 70 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 26.35% 22.88% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 57
Median daily rate £318 £438 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.42% -9.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +9 2 £370 - 1
Bedford -5 1 - -
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (31.58%) RESTful
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
2 11 (28.95%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
4 8 (21.05%) HTML
4 8 (21.05%) Subversion
4 8 (21.05%) JSON
4 8 (21.05%) JIRA
4 8 (21.05%) REST
5 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 6 (15.79%) JMS
6 6 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (15.79%) MVC
6 6 (15.79%) Finance
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) IBM
7 5 (13.16%) C#
7 5 (13.16%) .NET
7 5 (13.16%) SAP
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.16%) CSS
7 5 (13.16%) SOAP
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) Retail
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (13.16%) Dependency Injection

Web Services
Top Related 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 4 (10.53%) CMS
1 4 (10.53%) Drupal
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (7.89%) Unica
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Silverpop
3 1 (2.63%) Akamai
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.63%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.63%) G Suite
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) JIRA
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
1 6 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Android Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (10.53%) iOS Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Angular Developer
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.89%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) RESTful
2 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
3 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 8 (21.05%) JSON
3 8 (21.05%) REST
4 6 (15.79%) JMS
5 5 (13.16%) .NET
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (13.16%) CSS
5 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
5 5 (13.16%) jQuery
5 5 (13.16%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) JPA
7 3 (7.89%) Core Animation
7 3 (7.89%) EJB
7 3 (7.89%) Java EE
7 3 (7.89%) JDBC
7 3 (7.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (15.79%) MVC
3 5 (13.16%) Android Development
3 5 (13.16%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (13.16%) Scrum
3 5 (13.16%) TDD
4 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.53%) B2B
4 4 (10.53%) B2C
4 4 (10.53%) Content Management
4 4 (10.53%) CRM
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 4 (10.53%) Web Development
5 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.89%) SOA
5 3 (7.89%) Statistics
5 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
1 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) Apple Swift
3 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
3 4 (10.53%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) R
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) IBM
1 5 (13.16%) SAP
2 4 (10.53%) hybris
2 4 (10.53%) TIBCO
3 3 (7.89%) Pega
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) BEA
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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