Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 52 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 162 134 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.92% 3.27% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 14.47% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 86 86
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.12% -11.00%
10th Percentile £334 £304 £330
90th Percentile £575 £588 £531
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +18.75% -20.00%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

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 1,134 926 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.44% 22.59% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 562 565
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £310 £276 £275
90th Percentile £575 £543 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +120.00% -59.73%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.13 £45.40 £43.30
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +5 61 £435 +18.37% 24
Bracknell +18 42 £500 +14.29% 15
Newbury -1 15 £338 -3.57% 4
Maidenhead +6 7 £556 +45.42% 1
Slough -13 3 £340 -24.44% 3
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 77 (47.53%) Java
2 76 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (35.80%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (35.19%) REST
5 49 (30.25%) DevOps
6 48 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 46 (28.40%) SQL
8 44 (27.16%) Git (software)
9 41 (25.31%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (25.31%) Jenkins
10 39 (24.07%) Scrum
11 37 (22.84%) .NET
12 36 (22.22%) TDD
13 35 (21.60%) AngularJS
14 34 (20.99%) HTML
15 32 (19.75%) CSS
15 32 (19.75%) Microservices
15 32 (19.75%) BDD
16 31 (19.14%) React
16 31 (19.14%) SOA
16 31 (19.14%) Maven
17 30 (18.52%) Software Engineering
17 30 (18.52%) JUnit
18 29 (17.90%) AWS Lambda
18 29 (17.90%) Serverless
18 29 (17.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 28 (17.28%) Kanban
19 28 (17.28%) JIRA
20 27 (16.67%) Unit Testing
20 27 (16.67%) Spring

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 25 (15.43%) Confluence
2 20 (12.35%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (6.17%) Apache Solr
4 10 (6.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (4.94%) CMS
5 8 (4.94%) Liferay
6 5 (3.09%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.23%) JBoss
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.62%) Apache
9 1 (0.62%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.23%) Sonata
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 58 (35.80%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (17.90%) AWS Lambda
2 29 (17.90%) Serverless
3 24 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (12.35%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 18 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 18 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 18 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
5 18 (11.11%) CloudFront
5 18 (11.11%) SaaS
6 12 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (6.79%) Amazon Kinesis
7 11 (6.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (6.79%) Force.com
8 9 (5.56%) GitHub
9 6 (3.70%) Office 365
10 5 (3.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (2.47%) Heroku
12 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.96%) Firewall
2 20 (12.35%) Internet
3 16 (9.88%) DNS
3 16 (9.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 16 (9.88%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.88%) VPN
4 7 (4.32%) Ethernet
4 7 (4.32%) MPLS
4 7 (4.32%) Wireless
5 6 (3.70%) HTTP
5 6 (3.70%) HTTPS
6 5 (3.09%) NAS
6 5 (3.09%) SAN
7 2 (1.23%) Network Security
7 2 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.62%) FTP
8 1 (0.62%) LAN
8 1 (0.62%) SSL
8 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 15 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.85%) MySQL
7 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.23%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.23%) Redis
7 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.62%) DB2
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 41 (25.31%) Jenkins
3 31 (19.14%) Maven
4 30 (18.52%) JUnit
5 28 (17.28%) JIRA
6 22 (13.58%) IntelliJ
6 22 (13.58%) Mercurial
7 19 (11.73%) Selenium
8 17 (10.49%) Cucumber
9 16 (9.88%) SonarQube
10 15 (9.26%) Eclipse
11 14 (8.64%) Gradle
12 10 (6.17%) Checkstyle
12 10 (6.17%) Gatling
12 10 (6.17%) Geb
13 8 (4.94%) webpack
14 5 (3.09%) DbUnit
14 5 (3.09%) JMeter
14 5 (3.09%) jMock
14 5 (3.09%) Mockito
General
1 19 (11.73%) Retail
2 12 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.32%) Finance
4 3 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) German Language
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (38.27%) Developer
2 40 (24.69%) Architect
3 23 (14.20%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (13.58%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.26%) Tester
6 12 (7.41%) React Developer
6 12 (7.41%) Senior Tester
6 12 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Angular Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Consultant
7 9 (5.56%) Performance Tester
8 8 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Senior Performance Tester
9 7 (4.32%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) OSS Architect
10 6 (3.70%) E-Commerce Manager
10 6 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (35.19%) REST
2 37 (22.84%) .NET
3 35 (21.60%) AngularJS
4 34 (20.99%) HTML
5 32 (19.75%) CSS
6 31 (19.14%) React
7 27 (16.67%) Spring
8 25 (15.43%) JSON
9 22 (13.58%) XML
10 21 (12.96%) J2EE
11 19 (11.73%) SOAP
12 17 (10.49%) CSS3
12 17 (10.49%) HTML5
12 17 (10.49%) Sass
13 16 (9.88%) Spring MVC
14 14 (8.64%) JSF
14 14 (8.64%) Struts
15 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET
15 13 (8.02%) Node.js
15 13 (8.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) User Experience
2 14 (8.64%) Replication
3 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Licensing
4 11 (6.79%) Public Cloud
5 10 (6.17%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.56%) NHS
7 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (3.09%) Life Science
9 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.85%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.85%) iPad
10 3 (1.85%) Social Media
11 2 (1.23%) CMDB
11 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.23%) TM Forum
12 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.41%) Linux
2 8 (4.94%) Windows
3 6 (3.70%) CentOS
4 5 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.23%) Android
7 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.25%) DevOps
3 41 (25.31%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (24.07%) Scrum
5 36 (22.22%) TDD
6 32 (19.75%) BDD
6 32 (19.75%) Microservices
7 31 (19.14%) SOA
8 30 (18.52%) Software Engineering
9 28 (17.28%) Kanban
10 27 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 26 (16.05%) E-Commerce
12 25 (15.43%) Pair Programming
12 25 (15.43%) Test Automation
12 25 (15.43%) User Stories
13 21 (12.96%) MVC
14 18 (11.11%) OO
15 17 (10.49%) Migration
15 17 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (9.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 77 (47.53%) Java
2 48 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 46 (28.40%) SQL
4 22 (13.58%) Java 8
5 18 (11.11%) C#
6 15 (9.26%) Groovy
7 12 (7.41%) C++
7 12 (7.41%) Python
8 10 (6.17%) Scala
9 9 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.94%) Apex Code
11 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.85%) ABAP
12 3 (1.85%) Go
12 3 (1.85%) PHP
12 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.23%) C
14 1 (0.62%) Perl
14 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.62%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.64%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.56%) Degree
5 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.23%) ISEB
6 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.81%) QA
2 7 (4.32%) PMO
3 1 (0.62%) GDPR
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (14.20%) Docker
2 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.62%) XenApp
4 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.17%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.70%) Puppet
2 6 (3.70%) Terraform
3 5 (3.09%) Ansible
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.62%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.62%) Suricata
Vendors
1 26 (16.05%) Microsoft
1 26 (16.05%) Oracle
2 18 (11.11%) Adobe
3 17 (10.49%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.56%) SAP
5 7 (4.32%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.32%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.70%) IBM
7 4 (2.47%) HP
7 4 (2.47%) Informatica
7 4 (2.47%) Splunk
8 3 (1.85%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.85%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.85%) SOASTA, Inc
8 3 (1.85%) VMware
8 3 (1.85%) webMethods
9 2 (1.23%) Remedy
10 1 (0.62%) Citrix
10 1 (0.62%) Qualys