Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 55 51
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 185 135 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.48% 3.30% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.02% 14.12% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 93 69
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £413 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +2.48% -10.06%
10th Percentile £357 £304 £350
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.32% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.26% +6.88%

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 1,087 956 902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.32% 23.37% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 569 537
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £309 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -7.69% -10.63%
10th Percentile £18.90 £8.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £45.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.82
% change year-on-year -4.44% +7.60% +4.55%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +14 67 £463 +27.59% 18
Bracknell +27 48 £525 +23.53% 6
Newbury +11 15 £376 +25.42% 10
Maidenhead +10 6 £444 +21.58% 8
Slough -12 3 £340 -15.00% 1
Wokingham -9 1 - - 6
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 88 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (44.32%) Java
3 67 (36.22%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (32.43%) REST
5 55 (29.73%) Git (software)
6 54 (29.19%) JavaScript
7 48 (25.95%) DevOps
8 45 (24.32%) Jenkins
9 42 (22.70%) HTML
10 40 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (21.08%) Scrum
11 39 (21.08%) E-Commerce
12 38 (20.54%) Software Engineering
12 38 (20.54%) AngularJS
12 38 (20.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 38 (20.54%) React
12 38 (20.54%) AWS Lambda
12 38 (20.54%) Serverless
13 37 (20.00%) TDD
13 37 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 35 (18.92%) .NET
14 35 (18.92%) JIRA
14 35 (18.92%) Security Cleared
15 34 (18.38%) Maven
15 34 (18.38%) CSS
16 33 (17.84%) SQL
16 33 (17.84%) BDD
17 32 (17.30%) Microsoft Azure
17 32 (17.30%) Microservices
17 32 (17.30%) JSON

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 31 (16.76%) Confluence
2 24 (12.97%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (11.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 18 (9.73%) CMS
5 10 (5.41%) Apache Solr
6 8 (4.32%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.78%) Liferay
8 5 (2.70%) Drupal
8 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.16%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.62%) JBoss
10 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPEL
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.54%) Apache
12 1 (0.54%) IBM Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle CRM
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.08%) Sonata
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 67 (36.22%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (20.54%) AWS Lambda
2 38 (20.54%) Serverless
3 32 (17.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (12.97%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (11.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 22 (11.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 22 (11.89%) Amazon S3
5 22 (11.89%) Amazon SQS
5 22 (11.89%) CloudFront
6 21 (11.35%) SaaS
7 16 (8.65%) Amazon Kinesis
7 16 (8.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (8.65%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (5.95%) Office 365
9 10 (5.41%) Force.com
10 7 (3.78%) GitHub
11 5 (2.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (1.62%) Heroku
12 3 (1.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.76%) Internet
2 30 (16.22%) DNS
3 29 (15.68%) Reverse Proxy
3 29 (15.68%) TCP/IP
3 29 (15.68%) VPN
4 23 (12.43%) Firewall
5 9 (4.86%) NAS
5 9 (4.86%) SAN
6 6 (3.24%) Network Security
7 5 (2.70%) HTTP
7 5 (2.70%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.08%) SSL
9 1 (0.54%) DHCP
9 1 (0.54%) FTP
9 1 (0.54%) LAN
9 1 (0.54%) Skype
9 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 19 (10.27%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.78%) MySQL
5 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.08%) DB2
7 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.08%) Redis
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.54%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.54%) NewSQL
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 55 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 45 (24.32%) Jenkins
3 35 (18.92%) JIRA
4 34 (18.38%) Maven
5 29 (15.68%) JUnit
6 25 (13.51%) IntelliJ
7 23 (12.43%) Mercurial
8 18 (9.73%) Cucumber
8 18 (9.73%) Selenium
9 16 (8.65%) SonarQube
10 14 (7.57%) Eclipse
11 13 (7.03%) Gradle
11 13 (7.03%) webpack
12 10 (5.41%) Checkstyle
12 10 (5.41%) Gatling
12 10 (5.41%) Geb
13 7 (3.78%) Subversion
14 6 (3.24%) Jasmine
15 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
16 4 (2.16%) jMock
General
1 15 (8.11%) Retail
2 12 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.95%) Finance
4 7 (3.78%) Marketing
5 4 (2.16%) Banking
5 4 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.08%) German Language
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (36.22%) Developer
2 51 (27.57%) Architect
3 19 (10.27%) React Developer
3 19 (10.27%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 13 (7.03%) Software Engineer
6 12 (6.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (6.49%) Senior Tester
6 12 (6.49%) Tester
7 10 (5.41%) Consultant
8 9 (4.86%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (4.86%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) E-Commerce Manager
9 8 (4.32%) Performance Tester
9 8 (4.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Senior Performance Tester
10 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.43%) REST
2 42 (22.70%) HTML
3 38 (20.54%) AngularJS
3 38 (20.54%) React
4 35 (18.92%) .NET
5 34 (18.38%) CSS
6 32 (17.30%) JSON
7 25 (13.51%) Node.js
8 24 (12.97%) XML
9 21 (11.35%) Spring
10 20 (10.81%) CSS3
11 18 (9.73%) HTML5
11 18 (9.73%) SOAP
12 16 (8.65%) Sass
13 15 (8.11%) Spring MVC
14 14 (7.57%) Struts
15 13 (7.03%) JSF
15 13 (7.03%) JSR 170
16 12 (6.49%) LESS
17 10 (5.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.89%) Replication
2 20 (10.81%) Microsoft Licensing
3 14 (7.57%) User Experience
4 13 (7.03%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.32%) Social Media
6 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.24%) iPad
7 6 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.16%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.16%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.16%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.16%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.62%) Life Science
11 2 (1.08%) DataPower
11 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.43%) Windows
2 12 (6.49%) Linux
3 8 (4.32%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.78%) Android
4 7 (3.78%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.78%) CentOS
5 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.95%) DevOps
3 40 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (21.08%) E-Commerce
4 39 (21.08%) Scrum
5 38 (20.54%) Software Engineering
6 37 (20.00%) TDD
7 33 (17.84%) BDD
8 32 (17.30%) Microservices
8 32 (17.30%) Unit Testing
9 30 (16.22%) Test Automation
9 30 (16.22%) User Stories
10 29 (15.68%) Pair Programming
11 28 (15.14%) Kanban
11 28 (15.14%) SOA
12 23 (12.43%) OOP
13 20 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (10.81%) OO
13 20 (10.81%) Software Licensing
14 18 (9.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.32%) Java
2 54 (29.19%) JavaScript
3 33 (17.84%) SQL
4 27 (14.59%) Java 8
5 21 (11.35%) C#
6 18 (9.73%) PowerShell
7 15 (8.11%) Groovy
8 14 (7.57%) C++
8 14 (7.57%) Python
9 10 (5.41%) Scala
10 9 (4.86%) PHP
11 8 (4.32%) Apex Code
12 4 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.62%) ABAP
14 2 (1.08%) C
14 2 (1.08%) Go
15 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (0.54%) ES6
Qualifications
1 35 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.35%) DV Cleared
3 16 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.41%) Degree
5 5 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.70%) PMP
6 3 (1.62%) ISEB
7 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.76%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) PMO
3 1 (0.54%) GDPR
3 1 (0.54%) PSD2
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.65%) Docker
2 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.54%) XenApp
5 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (6.49%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.24%) Puppet
2 6 (3.24%) Terraform
3 5 (2.70%) Amdocs OSS
3 5 (2.70%) Ansible
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.08%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.54%) Suricata
Vendors
1 37 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.43%) Adobe
2 23 (12.43%) Oracle
3 22 (11.89%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (5.95%) SAP
5 8 (4.32%) Atlassian
5 8 (4.32%) IBM
6 7 (3.78%) Google
6 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.70%) Cramer
7 5 (2.70%) VMware
8 4 (2.16%) Informatica
8 4 (2.16%) Splunk
9 3 (1.62%) webMethods
10 2 (1.08%) Cisco
10 2 (1.08%) HP
10 2 (1.08%) Nokia
10 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.54%) Concur
11 1 (0.54%) CyberArk