Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 20 48
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 38 43 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.65% 6.95% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.46% 32.33% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £395 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +7.12% +5.36%
10th Percentile £330 £368 £338
90th Percentile £599 £488 £525
East of England median daily rate £461 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +15.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% -16.57%

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 162 133 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 24.07% 21.49% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 96 80
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.48% +1.67%
10th Percentile £320 £250 £278
90th Percentile £572 £522 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -21 14 £463 +19.35% 1
Dunstable - 11 £375 - 2
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Retail
3 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (44.74%) REST
4 17 (44.74%) Java
4 17 (44.74%) SOAP
5 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (36.84%) Apple iOS
6 14 (36.84%) Mobile App
7 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
7 13 (34.21%) Android
7 13 (34.21%) TDD
8 12 (31.58%) Internet
9 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
10 10 (26.32%) UML
10 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
10 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
10 10 (26.32%) SDLC
11 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 9 (23.68%) SQL
11 9 (23.68%) JMS
12 8 (21.05%) C#
12 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
12 8 (21.05%) Banking
12 8 (21.05%) Apple Swift
13 7 (18.42%) QA Automation
13 7 (18.42%) Appium
13 7 (18.42%) Cross-Browser Testing
13 7 (18.42%) Sauce Labs
13 7 (18.42%) Jenkins

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 7 (18.42%) Confluence
2 5 (13.16%) OpenStack
3 4 (10.53%) WildFly
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) SaaS
2 7 (18.42%) Sauce Labs
3 6 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (13.16%) Google App Engine
4 5 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (13.16%) IaaS
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) LDAP
2 3 (7.89%) SSL
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Redis
2 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon QuickSight
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.26%) Big Data
5 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.26%) HBase
5 2 (5.26%) Impala
5 2 (5.26%) Mahout
5 2 (5.26%) QlikView
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Appium
2 7 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (18.42%) Bitbucket
2 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.42%) JIRA
2 7 (18.42%) Selenium
2 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
3 6 (15.79%) Protractor
3 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (52.63%) Retail
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (15.79%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Architect
3 10 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Automation Tester
4 7 (18.42%) QA Automation Tester
4 7 (18.42%) QA Tester
4 7 (18.42%) Tester
5 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
6 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Big Data Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics Architect
7 2 (5.26%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.63%) AWS Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) REST
1 17 (44.74%) SOAP
2 9 (23.68%) JMS
3 6 (15.79%) WCF
4 5 (13.16%) Java EE
4 5 (13.16%) Servlets
5 4 (10.53%) EJB
5 4 (10.53%) JDBC
5 4 (10.53%) JPA
6 3 (7.89%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) HTML
6 3 (7.89%) XML
7 2 (5.26%) GraphX
7 2 (5.26%) MLlib
7 2 (5.26%) Node.js
7 2 (5.26%) RESTful
7 2 (5.26%) TensorFlow
7 2 (5.26%) WinForms
7 2 (5.26%) WPF
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Mobile App
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Apple iOS
2 13 (34.21%) Android
3 7 (18.42%) Mac OS X
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 5 (13.16%) AIX
4 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 5 (13.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (34.21%) TDD
4 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
5 10 (26.32%) SDLC
5 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
5 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
5 10 (26.32%) UML
6 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 7 (18.42%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (18.42%) Functional Testing
7 7 (18.42%) QA Automation
7 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.79%) Analytics
8 6 (15.79%) Data Analytics
8 6 (15.79%) Data Privacy
8 6 (15.79%) DevOps
8 6 (15.79%) Secure Coding
8 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) Apple Swift
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) R
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CISM
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
2 5 (13.16%) vCloud
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Google
1 5 (13.16%) VMware
2 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Tableau
4 2 (5.26%) VocaLink
5 1 (2.63%) hybris
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft