Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 49 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 148 136 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.72% 3.41% 3.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% 16.48% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 70 123
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £301 £323 £325
90th Percentile £588 £539 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -21.82% +51.72%

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 981 825 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.68% 20.71% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 496 593
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 26
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £46.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.26% +2.22% +38.46%
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +18.25%

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 24 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 February 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 33 £381 -4.69% 21
Newbury -3 21 £300 -4.76% 6
Bracknell -11 16 £400 -15.79% 15
Windsor +3 8 £575 +9.52% 8
Slough +5 6 £375 -16.67% 10
Maidenhead -9 4 £365 -8.75% 10
Wokingham +2 2 - - 2
Thatcham - 1 £315 -
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 59 (39.86%) Java
2 50 (33.78%) Linux
3 48 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (31.08%) SQL Server
5 45 (30.41%) RESTful
6 41 (27.70%) JavaScript
7 40 (27.03%) SOAP
7 40 (27.03%) REST
8 39 (26.35%) Amazon AWS
9 38 (25.68%) Analytics
10 37 (25.00%) HTML
11 34 (22.97%) Kafka
12 33 (22.30%) Big Data
12 33 (22.30%) Bash Shell
12 33 (22.30%) Microsoft
12 33 (22.30%) Google
13 32 (21.62%) Hadoop
13 32 (21.62%) AngularJS
14 31 (20.95%) Cloudera
14 31 (20.95%) HDFS
14 31 (20.95%) CSS
14 31 (20.95%) Data Lake
14 31 (20.95%) Data Strategy
15 30 (20.27%) TDD
16 29 (19.59%) XML
16 29 (19.59%) Windows
17 28 (18.92%) SQL
17 28 (18.92%) Greenfield Project
18 27 (18.24%) Salesforce.com
18 27 (18.24%) Scrum

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 24 (16.22%) Apache Spark
2 12 (8.11%) Confluence
3 11 (7.43%) IIS
4 10 (6.76%) CMS
4 10 (6.76%) WordPress
5 8 (5.41%) Apache
5 8 (5.41%) Apache Solr
6 7 (4.73%) nginx
7 6 (4.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.03%) Drupal
9 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.35%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.35%) JBoss
10 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.35%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (1.35%) Oracle CRM On Demand
1 2 (1.35%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.35%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (14.19%) Google Tag Manager
4 13 (8.78%) SaaS
4 13 (8.78%) Serverless
5 12 (8.11%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (4.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (4.73%) GitHub
7 7 (4.73%) Office 365
8 6 (4.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (4.05%) Amazon S3
8 6 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (4.05%) CloudFront
9 5 (3.38%) Google Analytics
9 5 (3.38%) IaaS
9 5 (3.38%) PaaS
10 3 (2.03%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.43%) DNS
3 10 (6.76%) Internet
4 7 (4.73%) Firewall
5 6 (4.05%) NAS
5 6 (4.05%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (4.05%) SAN
5 6 (4.05%) VPN
6 5 (3.38%) FTP
7 3 (2.03%) DHCP
7 3 (2.03%) Intranet
7 3 (2.03%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.03%) LAN
7 3 (2.03%) Network Security
7 3 (2.03%) WAN
8 1 (0.68%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.68%) SMS
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.08%) SQL Server
2 33 (22.30%) Big Data
3 32 (21.62%) Hadoop
4 31 (20.95%) Data Lake
5 27 (18.24%) Sqoop
6 24 (16.22%) Apache Hive
6 24 (16.22%) HBase
6 24 (16.22%) Impala
6 24 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (10.14%) MySQL
8 9 (6.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.70%) SQLPlus
11 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.54%) JIRA
3 22 (14.86%) Jenkins
4 15 (10.14%) Eclipse
5 14 (9.46%) Maven
6 13 (8.78%) JUnit
6 13 (8.78%) Mercurial
7 9 (6.08%) Gradle
7 9 (6.08%) IntelliJ
8 8 (5.41%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.73%) Vagrant
10 6 (4.05%) Checkstyle
10 6 (4.05%) SoapUI
10 6 (4.05%) SonarQube
11 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.70%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.70%) JMeter
12 4 (2.70%) LoadRunner
13 3 (2.03%) Selenium
13 3 (2.03%) Subversion
General
1 12 (8.11%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (38.51%) Developer
2 22 (14.86%) Architect
3 13 (8.78%) Java Developer
4 8 (5.41%) .NET Developer
4 8 (5.41%) Tester
5 7 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (4.73%) WordPress Developer
6 6 (4.05%) Designer
6 6 (4.05%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (2.70%) Analyst
8 4 (2.70%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (2.70%) C# Developer
8 4 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (2.70%) Data Engineer
8 4 (2.70%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (2.70%) Java Engineer
8 4 (2.70%) Performance Tester
9 3 (2.03%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.41%) RESTful
2 40 (27.03%) REST
2 40 (27.03%) SOAP
3 37 (25.00%) HTML
4 34 (22.97%) Kafka
5 32 (21.62%) AngularJS
6 31 (20.95%) CSS
7 29 (19.59%) XML
8 21 (14.19%) JSON
9 20 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (12.84%) Node.js
11 18 (12.16%) Spring
12 14 (9.46%) .NET
12 14 (9.46%) CSS3
12 14 (9.46%) Struts
13 13 (8.78%) jQuery
13 13 (8.78%) JSF
14 12 (8.11%) HTML5
15 11 (7.43%) React
16 10 (6.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.92%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.43%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.73%) Replication
5 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.05%) User Experience
6 5 (3.38%) CMDB
6 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.38%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.70%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.03%) iPad
8 3 (2.03%) iPhone
8 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (1.35%) Derivative
9 2 (1.35%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.35%) Social Media
10 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 50 (33.78%) Linux
2 29 (19.59%) Windows
3 26 (17.57%) CentOS
4 10 (6.76%) Unix
5 9 (6.08%) SUSE
6 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.05%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.38%) Android
8 5 (3.38%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.38%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.03%) Debian
10 3 (2.03%) HPUX
10 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.68%) Analytics
3 31 (20.95%) Data Strategy
4 30 (20.27%) TDD
5 27 (18.24%) Scrum
6 24 (16.22%) Web Analytics
7 22 (14.86%) DevOps
7 22 (14.86%) SOA
8 21 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (14.19%) MVC
8 21 (14.19%) Tag Management
9 19 (12.84%) BDD
10 18 (12.16%) ITIL
11 15 (10.14%) Kanban
11 15 (10.14%) Microservices
12 14 (9.46%) E-Commerce
12 14 (9.46%) OO
12 14 (9.46%) Unit Testing
13 13 (8.78%) Pair Programming
14 12 (8.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.86%) Java
2 41 (27.70%) JavaScript
3 33 (22.30%) Bash Shell
4 28 (18.92%) SQL
5 27 (18.24%) Scala
6 17 (11.49%) C#
7 16 (10.81%) PHP
8 13 (8.78%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.05%) C
9 6 (4.05%) Python
10 5 (3.38%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.70%) PHP 7
11 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.03%) Perl
12 3 (2.03%) XPath
13 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.35%) VBScript
14 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.05%) Degree
4 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.03%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.14%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) GDPR
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (20.95%) HDFS
2 27 (18.24%) Apache Flume
3 18 (12.16%) Docker
4 7 (4.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.35%) vCloud
6 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (18.24%) Oozie
2 11 (7.43%) Puppet
3 7 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.73%) SCCM
4 6 (4.05%) Ansible
5 5 (3.38%) WSUS
6 3 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.35%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.35%) SCOM
7 2 (1.35%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.35%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.35%) Terraform
7 2 (1.35%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.35%) vRealize
8 1 (0.68%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.68%) Packer
8 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (22.30%) Google
1 33 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.95%) Cloudera
3 27 (18.24%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (16.22%) Hortonworks
4 24 (16.22%) MapR
5 23 (15.54%) Talend
6 21 (14.19%) Tealium
7 14 (9.46%) Oracle
8 9 (6.08%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.73%) ServiceNow
10 6 (4.05%) Adobe
10 6 (4.05%) HP
11 5 (3.38%) Symantec
11 5 (3.38%) VMware
12 4 (2.70%) AppDynamics
13 3 (2.03%) Apple
13 3 (2.03%) Capita
13 3 (2.03%) Dell
13 3 (2.03%) SAP