Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 48 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 176 160 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.54% 3.89% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.18% 14.17% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 95 86
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -0.12%
10th Percentile £350 £334 £304
90th Percentile £642 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £467 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +3.78% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £80.00 £45.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +18.42% +18.75%
10th Percentile £77.50 £45.00 £32.30
90th Percentile £82.50 £45.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £80.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +88.24% -5.56% -

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 872 1,129 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.50% 27.43% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 694 556
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £311 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £547
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £75.00 £27.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.73% -16.67% +120.00%
10th Percentile £45.00 £8.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £46.13 £45.40
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.76%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -8 59 £500 +14.94% 19
Newbury +14 31 £450 +33.33% 6
Bracknell -12 10 £588 +17.50% 7
Maidenhead +7 6 £550 -1.12% 4
Slough +7 5 £360 +5.88% 9
Wokingham - 2 - - 4
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 68 (38.64%) Azure
2 65 (36.93%) Security Cleared
3 62 (35.23%) Microsoft
4 61 (34.66%) SC Cleared
5 53 (30.11%) SQL
6 49 (27.84%) DNS
7 48 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 48 (27.27%) VPN
8 47 (26.70%) Windows
8 47 (26.70%) Internet
8 47 (26.70%) Reverse Proxy
8 47 (26.70%) SaaS
9 46 (26.14%) IaaS
9 46 (26.14%) Firewall
10 45 (25.57%) Telecoms
10 45 (25.57%) Replication
11 44 (25.00%) PaaS
12 42 (23.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 42 (23.86%) Oracle
12 42 (23.86%) Java
13 40 (22.73%) SAN
13 40 (22.73%) PowerShell
13 40 (22.73%) NAS
13 40 (22.73%) REST
14 37 (21.02%) Amdocs OSS
14 37 (21.02%) Cramer
14 37 (21.02%) SOA
15 35 (19.89%) Degree
16 34 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (18.18%) Information Security

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 15 (8.52%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.70%) Confluence
3 3 (1.70%) Liferay
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.57%) Mule
4 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (10.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.84%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.70%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.57%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 68 (38.64%) Azure
2 47 (26.70%) SaaS
3 46 (26.14%) IaaS
4 44 (25.00%) PaaS
5 32 (18.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 28 (15.91%) Office 365
7 27 (15.34%) AWS
8 15 (8.52%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (7.95%) GCP
10 13 (7.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (3.98%) Serverless
12 6 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (1.70%) Amazon Kinesis
16 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
16 2 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
16 2 (1.14%) GitHub
16 2 (1.14%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 49 (27.84%) DNS
2 48 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 48 (27.27%) VPN
3 47 (26.70%) Internet
3 47 (26.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 46 (26.14%) Firewall
5 40 (22.73%) NAS
5 40 (22.73%) SAN
6 15 (8.52%) SNMP
7 1 (0.57%) 5G
7 1 (0.57%) Broadband
7 1 (0.57%) DHCP
7 1 (0.57%) DOCSIS
7 1 (0.57%) HTTP
7 1 (0.57%) LAN
7 1 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.39%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.11%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.14%) Big Data
7 2 (1.14%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.14%) MySQL
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Redis
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.68%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.98%) JIRA
4 7 (3.98%) JUnit
4 7 (3.98%) Maven
5 6 (3.41%) DbUnit
5 6 (3.41%) Mockito
6 5 (2.84%) jMock
6 5 (2.84%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.27%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.27%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.27%) Mocha
8 3 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.70%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.70%) Selenium
8 3 (1.70%) Sinon.JS
8 3 (1.70%) webpack
General
1 45 (25.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.41%) Retail
3 5 (2.84%) Finance
4 4 (2.27%) German Language
5 3 (1.70%) Billing
5 3 (1.70%) French Language
6 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 67 (38.07%) Architect
2 31 (17.61%) Developer
3 25 (14.20%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (12.50%) Designer
5 18 (10.23%) Solutions Designer
6 16 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (8.52%) Azure Architect
8 14 (7.95%) Consultant
9 11 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (5.68%) .NET Developer
11 9 (5.11%) Implementation Engineer
12 8 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (3.98%) Analyst
13 7 (3.98%) Java Developer
14 6 (3.41%) Lead Architect
14 6 (3.41%) SAP Consultant
14 6 (3.41%) Senior Developer
14 6 (3.41%) Support Engineer
15 5 (2.84%) SAP Architect
15 5 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.73%) REST
2 27 (15.34%) SOAP
3 21 (11.93%) J2EE
4 20 (11.36%) .NET
5 17 (9.66%) RESTful
6 13 (7.39%) JMS
6 13 (7.39%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (5.68%) Node.js
7 10 (5.68%) XML
8 9 (5.11%) .NET Framework
8 9 (5.11%) HTML
9 8 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.55%) JSON
10 6 (3.41%) CSS
10 6 (3.41%) CSS3
10 6 (3.41%) PowerMock
10 6 (3.41%) React
10 6 (3.41%) Sass
10 6 (3.41%) Spring
11 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.57%) Replication
2 14 (7.95%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Licensing
3 13 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (7.39%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (6.82%) CMDB
5 11 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.11%) Public Cloud
7 8 (4.55%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.41%) Clustering
9 3 (1.70%) User Experience
10 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.70%) Windows
2 18 (10.23%) Linux
3 13 (7.39%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) Unix
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 37 (21.02%) SOA
3 34 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (18.18%) Information Security
5 29 (16.48%) Computer Science
5 29 (16.48%) Non-Functional Testing
6 28 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (14.77%) ERP
8 21 (11.93%) Scrum
9 17 (9.66%) Analytics
9 17 (9.66%) Microservices
10 16 (9.09%) Identity Management
10 16 (9.09%) Network Management
11 15 (8.52%) DevOps
11 15 (8.52%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (8.52%) Re-Platforming
12 14 (7.95%) ITIL
12 14 (7.95%) Software Licensing
12 14 (7.95%) Unit Testing
13 13 (7.39%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.11%) SQL
2 42 (23.86%) Java
3 40 (22.73%) PowerShell
4 30 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.50%) C#
6 18 (10.23%) Python
7 16 (9.09%) Perl
8 15 (8.52%) PL/SQL
8 15 (8.52%) Shell Script
9 14 (7.95%) PHP
10 8 (4.55%) ABAP
11 6 (3.41%) R
12 3 (1.70%) XQuery
13 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.57%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.57%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.57%) Ruby
14 1 (0.57%) SOQL
14 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 65 (36.93%) Security Cleared
2 61 (34.66%) SC Cleared
3 35 (19.89%) Degree
4 8 (4.55%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.57%) NIST
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.68%) Docker
3 9 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.70%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (21.02%) Amdocs OSS
2 16 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
3 14 (7.95%) Netcool
3 14 (7.95%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (3.41%) Ansible
5 6 (3.41%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.84%) Terraform
7 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.70%) Puppet
8 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 62 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 42 (23.86%) Oracle
3 37 (21.02%) Cramer
4 26 (14.77%) Remedy
5 17 (9.66%) BMC
5 17 (9.66%) ServiceNow
6 15 (8.52%) Cisco
6 15 (8.52%) Nokia
6 15 (8.52%) VMware
6 15 (8.52%) Workday
7 14 (7.95%) Google
7 14 (7.95%) IBM
7 14 (7.95%) Siebel
7 14 (7.95%) xMatters
8 8 (4.55%) ComArch
8 8 (4.55%) SAP
8 8 (4.55%) TIBCO
9 5 (2.84%) Huawei
10 3 (1.70%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com