Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 16 July 2019 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 45 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 188 151 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.42% 3.79% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.30% 15.07% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 82 69
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £368 £314 £256
90th Percentile £639 £588 £540
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £405
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +2.86%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 974 1,002 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.88% 25.16% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 597 437
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £338 £304 £290
90th Percentile £600 £538 £544
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.69 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +333.55% -26.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £20.05 £8.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £73.75 £50.25 £51.80
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Berkshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Berkshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Berkshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Berkshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2019. 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
Reading +15 64 £450 +12.50% 17
Newbury +6 42 £425 +25.93% 7
Bracknell -10 25 £433 -16.58% 5
Maidenhead +5 5 £413 +10.00% 4
Wokingham - 4 - - 4
Slough -7 3 - - 7
Ascot - 1 £413 -
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 72 (38.30%) Java
2 68 (36.17%) SQL
3 52 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (26.06%) Telecoms
5 48 (25.53%) REST
6 46 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
7 43 (22.87%) SOAP
8 41 (21.81%) JavaScript
8 41 (21.81%) Oracle
9 35 (18.62%) J2EE
10 34 (18.09%) Cramer
10 34 (18.09%) Amdocs OSS
11 33 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (15.43%) Microsoft
13 28 (14.89%) XML
13 28 (14.89%) Scrum
13 28 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (14.89%) DevOps
13 28 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (12.77%) Jenkins
14 24 (12.77%) BDD
15 23 (12.23%) C#
15 23 (12.23%) HTML
16 22 (11.70%) PL/SQL
16 22 (11.70%) WebLogic
16 22 (11.70%) Windows
16 22 (11.70%) E-Commerce
16 22 (11.70%) Security Cleared
17 19 (10.11%) TDD

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 22 (11.70%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.26%) Confluence
3 7 (3.72%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.19%) Liferay
4 6 (3.19%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.66%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.13%) JBoss
6 4 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.60%) Apache
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.53%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) Drupal
9 1 (0.53%) IIS
9 1 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.66%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.06%) assyst
4 2 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.06%) Magento
4 2 (1.06%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.53%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.53%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 46 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.51%) SaaS
4 14 (7.45%) IaaS
5 13 (6.91%) PaaS
6 11 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (4.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (4.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 6 (3.19%) Office 365
10 5 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.66%) Serverless
11 4 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.60%) CloudFront
12 3 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (1.06%) Firebase
13 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
13 2 (1.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.98%) Internet
2 14 (7.45%) VPN
3 13 (6.91%) DNS
3 13 (6.91%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (4.79%) Firewall
6 7 (3.72%) 4G
6 7 (3.72%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (2.66%) NAS
7 5 (2.66%) SAN
8 4 (2.13%) HTTP
9 3 (1.60%) FTP
9 3 (1.60%) SNMP
10 2 (1.06%) SSL
11 1 (0.53%) DHCP
11 1 (0.53%) INAP
11 1 (0.53%) LAN
11 1 (0.53%) SSH
11 1 (0.53%) TCAP
11 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.72%) Pentaho
4 6 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.60%) DB2
7 3 (1.60%) MySQL
7 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.06%) Apache Ignite
8 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.06%) SQLite
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.53%) Endeca
9 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 17 (9.04%) Maven
3 16 (8.51%) JUnit
4 15 (7.98%) JIRA
5 14 (7.45%) Git (software)
6 11 (5.85%) Cucumber
7 10 (5.32%) DbUnit
7 10 (5.32%) SonarQube
8 9 (4.79%) Bitbucket
8 9 (4.79%) Jasmine
8 9 (4.79%) Mockito
9 8 (4.26%) jMock
9 8 (4.26%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (4.26%) Mocha
9 8 (4.26%) Selenium
9 8 (4.26%) webpack
10 7 (3.72%) Sinon.JS
11 6 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.66%) Subversion
13 4 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (26.06%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.98%) Retail
3 9 (4.79%) Finance
4 7 (3.72%) Marketing
5 3 (1.60%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.06%) Billing
6 2 (1.06%) French Language
6 2 (1.06%) German Language
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 82 (43.62%) Architect
2 48 (25.53%) Developer
3 20 (10.64%) Java Developer
4 18 (9.57%) Consultant
4 18 (9.57%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (6.38%) Integration Architect
5 12 (6.38%) React Developer
6 11 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.79%) Designer
7 9 (4.79%) Salesforce Architect
8 8 (4.26%) Analyst
8 8 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.72%) SAP Architect
9 7 (3.72%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (3.19%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.19%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.53%) REST
2 43 (22.87%) SOAP
3 35 (18.62%) J2EE
4 28 (14.89%) XML
5 23 (12.23%) HTML
6 19 (10.11%) JMS
7 17 (9.04%) .NET
8 16 (8.51%) CSS
9 14 (7.45%) CSS3
9 14 (7.45%) Sass
9 14 (7.45%) Spring
10 13 (6.91%) AngularJS
10 13 (6.91%) RESTful
11 12 (6.38%) Node.js
12 11 (5.85%) GraphQL
13 10 (5.32%) JSON
14 9 (4.79%) .NET Framework
14 9 (4.79%) Middleware
14 9 (4.79%) PowerMock
14 9 (4.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.85%) CMDB
2 8 (4.26%) Replication
3 7 (3.72%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.72%) TM Forum
4 6 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Licensing
4 6 (3.19%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.19%) User Experience
5 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.66%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.60%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.60%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) iPad
8 2 (1.06%) DataPower
8 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) iSeries
9 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.70%) Windows
2 15 (7.98%) Linux
3 13 (6.91%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.13%) Unix
5 2 (1.06%) Android
5 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.53%) HPUX
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (14.89%) DevOps
3 28 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (14.89%) Scrum
4 24 (12.77%) BDD
4 24 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (11.70%) E-Commerce
6 19 (10.11%) TDD
7 18 (9.57%) ITIL
8 17 (9.04%) Configuration Management
8 17 (9.04%) Microservices
8 17 (9.04%) SOA
9 16 (8.51%) Kanban
9 16 (8.51%) Service Management
9 16 (8.51%) Test Automation
10 15 (7.98%) OO
10 15 (7.98%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.45%) OOP
12 13 (6.91%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 72 (38.30%) Java
2 68 (36.17%) SQL
3 41 (21.81%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.23%) C#
5 22 (11.70%) PL/SQL
6 18 (9.57%) Python
7 8 (4.26%) ABAP
8 6 (3.19%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.19%) PHP
8 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.66%) Groovy
9 5 (2.66%) Ruby
9 5 (2.66%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.13%) ES6
10 4 (2.13%) Perl
11 3 (1.60%) R
11 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.06%) C++
12 2 (1.06%) Lua
12 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.79%) Degree
4 8 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.66%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.13%) MCSE
8 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.06%) CISSP
9 2 (1.06%) ISEB
9 2 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) QA
2 4 (2.13%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (6.91%) Docker
2 12 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.26%) vSphere
5 5 (2.66%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.53%) Firmware
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (18.09%) Amdocs OSS
2 13 (6.91%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.72%) Ansible
4 4 (2.13%) Grafana
4 4 (2.13%) Kibana
4 4 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.13%) Puppet
4 4 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.60%) Marathon
5 3 (1.60%) Netcool
5 3 (1.60%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 3 (1.60%) Terraform
6 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.06%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (21.81%) Oracle
2 34 (18.09%) Cramer
3 29 (15.43%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.57%) SAP
5 17 (9.04%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (8.51%) IBM
7 14 (7.45%) Remedy
7 14 (7.45%) VMware
8 13 (6.91%) Google
9 12 (6.38%) Cisco
9 12 (6.38%) Nokia
10 9 (4.79%) Atlassian
11 6 (3.19%) BMC
12 4 (2.13%) Workday
13 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.60%) Siebel
13 3 (1.60%) webMethods
13 3 (1.60%) xMatters
14 2 (1.06%) Huawei
14 2 (1.06%) Sparx