Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 59 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 -22 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 44 37 197
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.20% 2.53% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.17% 15.55% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 92
10th Percentile £374 £365 £358
25th Percentile £469 £409 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £444
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.68% +10.94%
75th Percentile £638 £593 £538
90th Percentile £696 £625 £623
South East median daily rate £475 £477 £450
% change year-on-year -0.45% +6.04% -

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 394 238 984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.71% 16.30% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 140 569
10th Percentile £313 £302 £338
25th Percentile £363 £383 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £470 £450
Median % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +12.50%
75th Percentile £544 £575 £525
90th Percentile £625 £631 £588
South East median daily rate £472 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.05% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 17
10th Percentile £31.78 £34.88 £24.02
25th Percentile £36.00 £42.19 £44.32
Median hourly rate £63.50 £50.31 £47.69
Median % change year-on-year +26.21% +5.50% +496.13%
75th Percentile £65.25 £59.45 £57.00
90th Percentile £71.95 £68.03 £73.75
South East median hourly rate £56.50 £42.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +34.52% -16.00% +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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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 23 £525 +12.00% 10
Bracknell -10 4 £388 -34.04% 5
Maidenhead +1 3 £625 +4.17% 1
Slough - 3 £525 - 6
Windsor - 3 £650 -
Wokingham 0 1 £525 - 3
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 21 (47.73%) AWS
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) Azure
4 13 (29.55%) Java
5 12 (27.27%) Microservices
6 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) Scrum
8 9 (20.45%) SOAP
9 8 (18.18%) XML
9 8 (18.18%) Windows
9 8 (18.18%) C#
9 8 (18.18%) Maven
9 8 (18.18%) JSON
9 8 (18.18%) DevOps
9 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 7 (15.91%) BDD
10 7 (15.91%) REST
10 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.91%) Social Skills
11 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 6 (13.64%) TDD
11 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
11 6 (13.64%) Docker
12 5 (11.36%) Gherkin
12 5 (11.36%) IaaS
12 5 (11.36%) 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 3 (6.82%) Anypoint
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) CICS
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Jadu
2 1 (2.27%) Jetty
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) AWS
2 16 (36.36%) Azure
3 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (11.36%) IaaS
5 4 (9.09%) GCP
5 4 (9.09%) SaaS
6 3 (6.82%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (6.82%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (6.82%) Force.com
6 3 (6.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (6.82%) Serverless
6 3 (6.82%) Yammer
7 2 (4.55%) Azure Logic Apps
7 2 (4.55%) PaaS
8 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.27%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) MVNO
3 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.27%) SSH
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.27%) Power BI
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.18%) Maven
3 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.82%) DbUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Hudson
4 3 (6.82%) jMock
4 3 (6.82%) Mockito
4 3 (6.82%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) NUnit
6 1 (2.27%) ProC
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.91%) Social Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) AWS Architect
6 2 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Functional Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Salesforce Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) SOAP
2 8 (18.18%) JSON
2 8 (18.18%) XML
3 7 (15.91%) REST
4 5 (11.36%) .NET
4 5 (11.36%) Gherkin
4 5 (11.36%) Node.js
4 5 (11.36%) RESTful
4 5 (11.36%) Spring
5 4 (9.09%) CSS
5 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (9.09%) JMS
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.82%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.82%) J2EE
6 3 (6.82%) JDBC
6 3 (6.82%) PowerMock
6 3 (6.82%) React Native
7 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.82%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.82%) Social Media
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
3 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Microservices
3 10 (22.73%) Scrum
4 8 (18.18%) DevOps
5 7 (15.91%) BDD
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Information Security
7 5 (11.36%) Kanban
7 5 (11.36%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.09%) ERP
8 4 (9.09%) SOA
8 4 (9.09%) SOLID
8 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (6.82%) Front End Development
9 3 (6.82%) Service Design
9 3 (6.82%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) C#
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.09%) Go
7 2 (4.55%) X++
8 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Cypher
8 1 (2.27%) Java 8
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) CISSP
3 2 (4.55%) CISM
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (6.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) GDPR
3 1 (2.27%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 4 (9.09%) Terraform
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (2.27%) MIIS
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Google
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (11.36%) SAP
3 4 (9.09%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.82%) Workday
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Informatica
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.27%) Splunk