Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 40 46
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 55 187 153
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.17% 4.38% 3.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.57% 19.32% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 99 82
Median daily rate £458 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £365 £362 £301
90th Percentile £612 £638 £588
South East median daily rate £451 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% -2.78% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
South East median hourly rate £55.50 £52.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% +16.67% -

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 281 968 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.21% 22.68% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 571 605
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £308 £349 £300
90th Percentile £602 £615 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.14% +5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 20
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.69 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.40% +496.13% -46.67%
Median hourly rate £44.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.00% +17.65% -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Berkshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Web Services in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Web Services in Berkshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Web Services in Berkshire over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Web Services in Berkshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Web Services in Berkshire.

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 7 July 2020. 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 -3 23 £425 -5.56% 1
Newbury -11 12 £475 +18.75%
Bracknell +18 7 £588 +30.41% 1
Maidenhead +14 2 £600 +45.45%
Slough +19 1 £475 -
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 32 (58.18%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.00%) SOAP
4 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (38.18%) REST
5 17 (30.91%) ServiceNow
5 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
5 17 (30.91%) Perl
5 17 (30.91%) Shell Script
6 16 (29.09%) Remedy
6 16 (29.09%) Netcool
6 16 (29.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 16 (29.09%) IBM
6 16 (29.09%) BMC
6 16 (29.09%) SNMP
6 16 (29.09%) Siebel
6 16 (29.09%) Cramer
6 16 (29.09%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
6 16 (29.09%) Amdocs OSS
6 16 (29.09%) xMatters
7 15 (27.27%) RESTful
7 15 (27.27%) Scrum
8 14 (25.45%) AWS
8 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
8 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
8 14 (25.45%) Web Development
9 13 (23.64%) .NET
10 12 (21.82%) C#
11 11 (20.00%) Python

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 6 (10.91%) CMS
2 5 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Headless CMS
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
5 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) AWS
2 11 (20.00%) Serverless
3 10 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (16.36%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (16.36%) Amazon S3
5 8 (14.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (14.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 8 (14.55%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (14.55%) CloudFront
6 5 (9.09%) npm
6 5 (9.09%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.64%) Azure
7 2 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (3.64%) SaaS
8 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.82%) Apigee
8 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.82%) PaaS
8 1 (1.82%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) SNMP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) BGP
3 1 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) MVNO
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.82%) Power BI
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) UniData
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.55%) Maven
4 7 (12.73%) Selenium
5 5 (9.09%) gulp
5 5 (9.09%) IntelliJ
5 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
6 3 (5.45%) Gradle
6 3 (5.45%) JMeter
6 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.64%) JUnit
7 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.82%) Ant
8 1 (1.82%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.82%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.82%) Subversion
8 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Designer
3 12 (21.82%) Architect
4 10 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
5 9 (16.36%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.27%) React Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) SOAP
2 21 (38.18%) REST
3 15 (27.27%) RESTful
4 13 (23.64%) .NET
5 10 (18.18%) HTML
5 10 (18.18%) React
6 9 (16.36%) HTML5
6 9 (16.36%) Node.js
7 8 (14.55%) CSS
8 7 (12.73%) Spring Boot
8 7 (12.73%) XML
9 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
9 6 (10.91%) GraphQL
10 5 (9.09%) Apollo GraphQL
10 5 (9.09%) Express
10 5 (9.09%) Jest
11 4 (7.27%) JSON
11 4 (7.27%) Spring
12 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
12 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) CMDB
3 1 (1.82%) Industry 4.0
3 1 (1.82%) Life Science
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
3 15 (27.27%) Scrum
4 14 (25.45%) Web Development
5 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.36%) Integration Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Microservices
6 9 (16.36%) Network Management
6 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (16.36%) Smoke Testing
7 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.73%) CRM
8 7 (12.73%) SOA
9 6 (10.91%) DevOps
10 5 (9.09%) BDD
10 5 (9.09%) OO
10 5 (9.09%) TDD
10 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.91%) Perl
3 17 (30.91%) Shell Script
4 12 (21.82%) C#
5 11 (20.00%) Python
6 9 (16.36%) Java 8
6 9 (16.36%) PHP
6 9 (16.36%) SQL
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) XQuery
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) ISEB
2 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) CEH
3 1 (1.82%) CISA
3 1 (1.82%) CISM
3 1 (1.82%) CISSP
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.82%) CRISC
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ISSAP
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) COBIT
1 1 (1.82%) COSO
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) NIST
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) Amdocs OSS
1 16 (29.09%) Netcool
1 16 (29.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 8 (14.55%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.64%) OpenNebula
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Istio
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) Terraform
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) ServiceNow
2 16 (29.09%) BMC
2 16 (29.09%) Cramer
2 16 (29.09%) IBM
2 16 (29.09%) Remedy
2 16 (29.09%) Siebel
2 16 (29.09%) xMatters
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco
4 6 (10.91%) Huawei
4 6 (10.91%) Nokia
5 5 (9.09%) Adobe
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.82%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.82%) Google
8 1 (1.82%) Tableau
8 1 (1.82%) Xamarin