Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 56 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 130 148 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.42% 3.04% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.40% 15.46% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 97 107
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £266 £313 £259
90th Percentile £550 £530 £538
South East median daily rate £405 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -4.71% +11.84% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £32.00 £78.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.37% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +36.92% -18.75%

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 747 957 1110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.63% 19.65% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 598 704
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £293 £300 £231
90th Percentile £549 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 16
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -62.69% +69.62%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £20.50
90th Percentile £51.80 £28.80 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.89% +2.14%

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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 +7 45 £371 -7.19% 19
Bracknell +31 23 £500 +27.31% 6
Newbury -8 11 £368 +2.08% 6
Slough -7 8 £413 -12.23% 1
Maidenhead -4 4 £313 -16.67% 4
Wokingham - 3 - - 1
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 69 (53.08%) Java
2 53 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (32.31%) REST
4 38 (29.23%) DevOps
4 38 (29.23%) JavaScript
5 37 (28.46%) Maven
6 36 (27.69%) Scrum
7 33 (25.38%) Python
8 30 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (21.54%) Git (software)
9 28 (21.54%) Linux
10 27 (20.77%) XML
10 27 (20.77%) Jenkins
11 26 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 26 (20.00%) BDD
11 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 26 (20.00%) TDD
12 25 (19.23%) .NET
12 25 (19.23%) HTML
12 25 (19.23%) HTTP
13 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
14 23 (17.69%) RESTful
15 21 (16.15%) Windows
15 21 (16.15%) SQL
16 20 (15.38%) C#
16 20 (15.38%) SOA
16 20 (15.38%) Test Automation
17 19 (14.62%) Gradle
17 19 (14.62%) JIRA

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 12 (9.23%) CMS
2 10 (7.69%) Confluence
3 9 (6.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (6.15%) IIS
5 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.85%) Apache Solr
7 5 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.85%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.31%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.54%) Apache
10 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.54%) Documentum
10 2 (1.54%) WordPress
11 1 (0.77%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (6.15%) Amazon S3
4 8 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (5.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (5.38%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (5.38%) CloudFront
6 6 (4.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (3.08%) GitHub
8 3 (2.31%) IaaS
8 3 (2.31%) SaaS
9 2 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.54%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.54%) Office 365
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle CX
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 2 (1.54%) PaaS
9 2 (1.54%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.23%) HTTP
2 8 (6.15%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (6.15%) INAP
2 8 (6.15%) Intelligent Network
2 8 (6.15%) MVNO
2 8 (6.15%) SNMP
2 8 (6.15%) SS7
3 7 (5.38%) DNS
4 6 (4.62%) SMTP
5 5 (3.85%) SSL
6 3 (2.31%) BGP
6 3 (2.31%) SAN
6 3 (2.31%) SSH
7 2 (1.54%) Firewall
7 2 (1.54%) Internet
7 2 (1.54%) LDAP
7 2 (1.54%) Skype
7 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.54%) VPN
8 1 (0.77%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.85%) Big Data
7 4 (3.08%) MySQL
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.54%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.54%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.54%) HBase
9 2 (1.54%) Impala
9 2 (1.54%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.77%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 37 (28.46%) Maven
2 28 (21.54%) Git (software)
3 27 (20.77%) Jenkins
4 19 (14.62%) Gradle
4 19 (14.62%) JIRA
5 16 (12.31%) Ant
6 14 (10.77%) JUnit
7 10 (7.69%) Bitbucket
7 10 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 10 (7.69%) IntelliJ
7 10 (7.69%) Mercurial
7 10 (7.69%) Selenium
7 10 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 9 (6.92%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (6.92%) eggPlant
8 9 (6.92%) Gatling
8 9 (6.92%) JMeter
8 9 (6.92%) NeoLoad
9 8 (6.15%) Subversion
General
1 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.08%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (40.77%) Developer
2 20 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (9.23%) Consultant
5 10 (7.69%) Architect
6 8 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Integration Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) ServiceNow Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.08%) Administrator
9 4 (3.08%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.08%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.31%) REST
2 27 (20.77%) XML
3 25 (19.23%) .NET
3 25 (19.23%) HTML
4 23 (17.69%) RESTful
5 19 (14.62%) CSS
6 18 (13.85%) SOAP
7 15 (11.54%) Spring
8 13 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (10.00%) JSON
8 13 (10.00%) React
9 11 (8.46%) Struts
10 10 (7.69%) HTML5
10 10 (7.69%) JSF
10 10 (7.69%) Middleware
10 10 (7.69%) Spring MVC
11 8 (6.15%) jQuery
12 7 (5.38%) Node.js
13 6 (4.62%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) CMDB
5 3 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.31%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) Life Science
6 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) User Experience
7 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.54%) Linux
2 21 (16.15%) Windows
3 13 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.85%) Android
6 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.85%) Debian
7 4 (3.08%) CentOS
7 4 (3.08%) Unix
8 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.77%) AIX
10 1 (0.77%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.77%) SUSE
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.23%) DevOps
3 36 (27.69%) Scrum
4 30 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (20.00%) BDD
5 26 (20.00%) TDD
5 26 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 20 (15.38%) SOA
6 20 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 18 (13.85%) OO
8 17 (13.08%) Project Management
9 16 (12.31%) Content Management
10 15 (11.54%) Load Balancing
11 13 (10.00%) Microservices
12 12 (9.23%) Kanban
13 11 (8.46%) CRM
13 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.46%) MVC
14 10 (7.69%) ITIL
14 10 (7.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 69 (53.08%) Java
2 38 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 33 (25.38%) Python
4 21 (16.15%) SQL
5 20 (15.38%) C#
6 14 (10.77%) PowerShell
7 13 (10.00%) Ruby
8 9 (6.92%) Groovy
9 8 (6.15%) Perl
10 7 (5.38%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.38%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.08%) PHP
12 3 (2.31%) Apex Code
12 3 (2.31%) Scala
12 3 (2.31%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.31%) XAML
13 2 (1.54%) C
14 1 (0.77%) Cython
14 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.92%) Degree
3 5 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.54%) ISEB
6 1 (0.77%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.77%) CCNA
6 1 (0.77%) CCNP
6 1 (0.77%) CISA
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.77%) CISM
6 1 (0.77%) CISSP
6 1 (0.77%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.77%) MCSE
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.77%) PMP
6 1 (0.77%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) Docker
2 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.54%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.54%) HDFS
4 2 (1.54%) vCloud
4 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.77%) vSphere
5 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) Ansible
2 9 (6.92%) HP Fortify
3 8 (6.15%) Puppet
4 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.54%) Oozie
6 1 (0.77%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.77%) Nagios
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.77%) Salt
6 1 (0.77%) SCCM
6 1 (0.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.77%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.77%) Terraform
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.77%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.77%) vRealize
6 1 (0.77%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.08%) Oracle
3 16 (12.31%) HP
4 10 (7.69%) VMware
5 9 (6.92%) Sitecore
5 9 (6.92%) Splunk
6 8 (6.15%) ServiceNow
7 7 (5.38%) BMC
7 7 (5.38%) Ericsson
8 6 (4.62%) Jaspersoft
9 5 (3.85%) Huawei
9 5 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.08%) Adobe
10 4 (3.08%) CA
10 4 (3.08%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.31%) Genesys
11 3 (2.31%) Remedy
11 3 (2.31%) SAP
11 3 (2.31%) Xamarin
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