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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 58 47
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 73 71 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.79% 2.84% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.57% 14.49% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 54
Median daily rate £420 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £346 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £78.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.09 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +39.69% +8.57%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 373 490 610
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.36% 19.60% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 309 376
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -74.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 27 £375 -7.97% 11
Bracknell +17 14 £500 - 2
Newbury -8 5 £335 -36.19% 3
Slough -5 4 £413 -12.23%
Maidenhead -5 3 £313 - 2
Wokingham - 3 - - 1
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 51 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.03%) Java
3 44 (30.56%) SQL
4 38 (26.39%) .NET
5 37 (25.69%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (23.61%) REST
7 33 (22.92%) DevOps
7 33 (22.92%) Oracle
7 33 (22.92%) SOA
8 31 (21.53%) SQL Server
8 31 (21.53%) XML
8 31 (21.53%) Unit Testing
9 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
9 29 (20.14%) Scrum
10 27 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 25 (17.36%) Security Cleared
11 25 (17.36%) Jenkins
12 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (15.97%) Maven
13 22 (15.28%) SOAP
14 20 (13.89%) C#
14 20 (13.89%) Python
14 20 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database
15 19 (13.19%) Windows
16 18 (12.50%) TDD
16 18 (12.50%) CRM
16 18 (12.50%) SC Cleared
16 18 (12.50%) BDD
17 17 (11.81%) SDLC

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 (10.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (7.64%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.56%) CMS
3 8 (5.56%) Confluence
3 8 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.17%) Documentum
5 5 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.78%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.08%) Apache
7 3 (2.08%) JBoss
7 3 (2.08%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.69%) nginx
9 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (3.47%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.69%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 37 (25.69%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.56%) IaaS
4 7 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.86%) PaaS
4 7 (4.86%) SaaS
5 5 (3.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (3.47%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.47%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.47%) CloudFront
6 4 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.39%) Office 365
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle CX
8 2 (1.39%) SoftLayer
8 2 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.69%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) HTTP
2 9 (6.25%) DNS
3 6 (4.17%) SMTP
4 4 (2.78%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (2.78%) INAP
4 4 (2.78%) Intelligent Network
4 4 (2.78%) MVNO
4 4 (2.78%) SNMP
4 4 (2.78%) SS7
5 3 (2.08%) SSH
5 3 (2.08%) SSL
6 2 (1.39%) BGP
6 2 (1.39%) Internet
6 2 (1.39%) SAN
7 1 (0.69%) CTI
7 1 (0.69%) Firewall
7 1 (0.69%) IPsec
7 1 (0.69%) Network Security
7 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.53%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database
3 17 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.08%) Big Data
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.39%) GIS
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.69%) OLTP
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (17.36%) Jenkins
2 23 (15.97%) Maven
3 16 (11.11%) JIRA
4 14 (9.72%) Git (software)
5 13 (9.03%) Gradle
5 13 (9.03%) Selenium
6 12 (8.33%) JUnit
7 11 (7.64%) WebDriver
8 10 (6.94%) SoapUI
9 8 (5.56%) Bitbucket
9 8 (5.56%) Eclipse
9 8 (5.56%) IntelliJ
9 8 (5.56%) Mercurial
10 5 (3.47%) Ant
10 5 (3.47%) Apache Ivy
10 5 (3.47%) eggPlant
10 5 (3.47%) Gatling
10 5 (3.47%) JMeter
10 5 (3.47%) NeoLoad
10 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.17%) Finance
3 5 (3.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (41.67%) Developer
2 19 (13.19%) Architect
2 19 (13.19%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.11%) Consultant
4 15 (10.42%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.42%) Integration Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Analyst
6 8 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.56%) ServiceNow Developer
6 8 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Technical Leader
7 7 (4.86%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.47%) Integration Architect
9 5 (3.47%) IT Architect
9 5 (3.47%) Tester
9 5 (3.47%) WCF Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Performance Engineer
10 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.39%) .NET
2 34 (23.61%) REST
3 31 (21.53%) XML
4 22 (15.28%) SOAP
5 14 (9.72%) CSS
5 14 (9.72%) HTML
5 14 (9.72%) RESTful
6 13 (9.03%) Spring
6 13 (9.03%) WCF
7 12 (8.33%) Middleware
8 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET
9 10 (6.94%) JSON
10 9 (6.25%) Java EE
11 8 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.56%) J2EE
11 8 (5.56%) JSF
11 8 (5.56%) React
11 8 (5.56%) Spring MVC
11 8 (5.56%) Struts
12 6 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.56%) CMDB
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.39%) Life Science
5 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.39%) PMI
5 2 (1.39%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.19%) Windows
2 17 (11.81%) Linux
3 9 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.86%) Unix
5 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.78%) Android
6 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.39%) CentOS
8 2 (1.39%) Solaris
8 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.69%) AIX
9 1 (0.69%) Debian
9 1 (0.69%) SUSE
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.92%) DevOps
2 33 (22.92%) SOA
3 31 (21.53%) Unit Testing
4 29 (20.14%) Scrum
5 20 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.50%) BDD
6 18 (12.50%) CRM
6 18 (12.50%) TDD
7 17 (11.81%) SDLC
8 15 (10.42%) Data Security
8 15 (10.42%) Integration Testing
8 15 (10.42%) OO
8 15 (10.42%) Workflow
9 14 (9.72%) ITIL
9 14 (9.72%) Project Management
10 13 (9.03%) Migration
10 13 (9.03%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.64%) Content Management
11 11 (7.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.03%) Java
2 44 (30.56%) SQL
3 27 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.89%) C#
4 20 (13.89%) Python
5 9 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.86%) Ruby
8 6 (4.17%) Groovy
8 6 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.47%) Perl
10 4 (2.78%) C
11 3 (2.08%) Cython
11 3 (2.08%) PHP
11 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.69%) C++
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
12 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (17.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.86%) Degree
4 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.39%) PMP
5 2 (1.39%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) CISA
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CISM
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) ISEB
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.69%) IFRS
4 1 (0.69%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) Active Directory
1 10 (6.94%) Docker
2 9 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.08%) vSphere
4 2 (1.39%) vCloud
4 2 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) Ansible
2 6 (4.17%) Puppet
3 5 (3.47%) HP Fortify
3 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.39%) WSUS
6 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.69%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.69%) Nagios
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.69%) SCCM
6 1 (0.69%) SCOM
6 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.69%) Terraform
6 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.69%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.69%) vRealize
6 1 (0.69%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (22.92%) Oracle
2 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.03%) HP
4 11 (7.64%) BMC
4 11 (7.64%) ServiceNow
4 11 (7.64%) VMware
5 10 (6.94%) Remedy
6 8 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.17%) CA
8 5 (3.47%) Jaspersoft
8 5 (3.47%) Sitecore
8 5 (3.47%) Splunk
9 3 (2.08%) Adobe
9 3 (2.08%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.08%) Genesys
9 3 (2.08%) IBM
9 3 (2.08%) SAP
10 2 (1.39%) Dell
10 2 (1.39%) EMC
10 2 (1.39%) NetApp
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market rates [negotiable]
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago