Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 36 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 152 152 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.94% 4.15% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.57% 21.20% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 69 102
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £325
90th Percentile £589 £540 £536
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 - £32.00
10th Percentile £44.30 - £29.50
90th Percentile £69.50 - £34.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +22.86%

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 976 717 953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.32% 19.57% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 425 581
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £292 £275
90th Percentile £550 £547 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +20.00% -61.54%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +12.68%

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 24 June 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 June 2018. 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
Newbury +1 30 £338 -8.16% 2
Reading -18 29 £375 +2.04% 21
Bracknell -7 23 £473 -5.50% 8
Windsor - 8 £575 - 1
Maidenhead -5 7 £375 +20.00% 7
Slough -9 6 £400 - 8
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 63 (41.45%) Java
2 57 (37.50%) REST
3 48 (31.58%) SOAP
4 45 (29.61%) Linux
5 44 (28.95%) JavaScript
6 43 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
7 40 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (25.66%) SQL
9 36 (23.68%) HTML
9 36 (23.68%) CSS
10 35 (23.03%) Git (software)
11 33 (21.71%) DevOps
11 33 (21.71%) JIRA
12 32 (21.05%) Jenkins
13 31 (20.39%) RESTful
13 31 (20.39%) AngularJS
14 29 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (18.42%) Analytics
16 27 (17.76%) TDD
17 26 (17.11%) Scrum
17 26 (17.11%) SOA
18 24 (15.79%) ITIL
18 24 (15.79%) Kafka
19 22 (14.47%) QA
20 21 (13.82%) Oracle
20 21 (13.82%) Kanban
21 20 (13.16%) Unit Testing
21 20 (13.16%) Big Data
21 20 (13.16%) Bash Shell
21 20 (13.16%) BDD

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 17 (11.18%) Confluence
2 13 (8.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (7.24%) Apache Spark
4 9 (5.92%) Apache
4 9 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (5.26%) CMS
6 7 (4.61%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.61%) WordPress
7 6 (3.95%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (3.29%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.29%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.63%) Liferay
9 4 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.32%) nginx
11 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.66%) Kentico
12 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Magento
2 2 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.32%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.66%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 43 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.53%) Serverless
3 15 (9.87%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (7.24%) Google Tag Manager
4 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (6.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (5.92%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (3.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (3.29%) Amazon S3
8 5 (3.29%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (3.29%) CloudFront
8 5 (3.29%) GitHub
8 5 (3.29%) SaaS
9 3 (1.97%) Office 365
10 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.66%) IaaS
11 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) DOCSIS
1 9 (5.92%) HTTP
2 5 (3.29%) SNMP
3 4 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.63%) Firewall
3 4 (2.63%) MPLS
3 4 (2.63%) Wireless
4 3 (1.97%) Broadband
5 2 (1.32%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.32%) SSL
5 2 (1.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) DNS
6 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.16%) Big Data
1 20 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.50%) Data Lake
2 19 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 17 (11.18%) MySQL
4 15 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (9.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 14 (9.21%) Sqoop
6 11 (7.24%) Apache Hive
6 11 (7.24%) HBase
6 11 (7.24%) Impala
7 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.63%) SQLPlus
11 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.32%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 35 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 33 (21.71%) JIRA
3 32 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 18 (11.84%) SoapUI
5 17 (11.18%) Mercurial
6 15 (9.87%) Eclipse
7 14 (9.21%) JUnit
7 14 (9.21%) Maven
8 12 (7.89%) IntelliJ
9 11 (7.24%) Selenium
10 9 (5.92%) Gradle
11 8 (5.26%) GitLab
11 8 (5.26%) Subversion
12 7 (4.61%) Zephyr
13 6 (3.95%) Cucumber
14 5 (3.29%) Checkstyle
14 5 (3.29%) SonarQube
14 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
15 4 (2.63%) JMeter
16 3 (1.97%) XMLSpy
General
1 16 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.89%) Finance
3 11 (7.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (0.66%) French Language
5 1 (0.66%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) German Language
5 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (36.18%) Developer
2 18 (11.84%) Architect
3 15 (9.87%) Java Developer
4 11 (7.24%) Consultant
4 11 (7.24%) Designer
4 11 (7.24%) Senior Developer
5 9 (5.92%) Java Engineer
5 9 (5.92%) React Developer
5 9 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.61%) Test Engineer
6 7 (4.61%) Tester
7 6 (3.95%) Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (3.95%) Software Consultant
8 5 (3.29%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Data Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Hadoop Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (37.50%) REST
2 48 (31.58%) SOAP
3 36 (23.68%) CSS
3 36 (23.68%) HTML
4 31 (20.39%) AngularJS
4 31 (20.39%) RESTful
5 24 (15.79%) Kafka
6 18 (11.84%) Spring
7 17 (11.18%) Node.js
7 17 (11.18%) XML
8 16 (10.53%) Sass
9 14 (9.21%) CSS3
9 14 (9.21%) J2EE
10 13 (8.55%) .NET
10 13 (8.55%) HTML5
10 13 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (7.89%) LESS
12 11 (7.24%) JSON
13 10 (6.58%) React
13 10 (6.58%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (8.55%) User Experience
3 9 (5.92%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.95%) CMDB
4 6 (3.95%) NHS
5 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.97%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.32%) Life Science
7 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.32%) TM Forum
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.66%) FMCG
8 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) RIA
8 1 (0.66%) Social Network
8 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.61%) Linux
2 16 (10.53%) Unix
3 14 (9.21%) CentOS
4 5 (3.29%) SUSE
4 5 (3.29%) Windows
5 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.32%) Android
6 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.71%) DevOps
3 29 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (18.42%) Analytics
5 27 (17.76%) TDD
6 26 (17.11%) Scrum
6 26 (17.11%) SOA
7 24 (15.79%) ITIL
8 21 (13.82%) Kanban
9 20 (13.16%) BDD
9 20 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (13.16%) Unit Testing
10 19 (12.50%) Data Strategy
10 19 (12.50%) MVC
10 19 (12.50%) OO
10 19 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 18 (11.84%) E-Commerce
11 18 (11.84%) Pair Programming
11 18 (11.84%) User Stories
12 16 (10.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 63 (41.45%) Java
2 44 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.66%) SQL
4 20 (13.16%) Bash Shell
4 20 (13.16%) Python
5 16 (10.53%) C#
6 12 (7.89%) PHP
6 12 (7.89%) Scala
7 9 (5.92%) Java 8
7 9 (5.92%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.26%) Perl
9 6 (3.95%) Groovy
9 6 (3.95%) Ruby
10 3 (1.97%) C++
11 2 (1.32%) C
11 2 (1.32%) Delphi
11 2 (1.32%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.66%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (7.24%) Degree
3 5 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.47%) QA
2 5 (3.29%) PMO
3 3 (1.97%) GDPR
3 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (12.50%) HDFS
2 14 (9.21%) Apache Flume
2 14 (9.21%) Docker
3 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) Oozie
1 14 (9.21%) Puppet
2 9 (5.92%) Ansible
2 9 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.61%) HP ALM
4 5 (3.29%) SCCM
4 5 (3.29%) WSUS
5 3 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.97%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.32%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.66%) Packer
7 1 (0.66%) Salt
7 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Oracle
2 19 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 17 (11.18%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
5 14 (9.21%) Google
5 14 (9.21%) Hortonworks
5 14 (9.21%) MapR
6 12 (7.89%) ServiceNow
7 11 (7.24%) Talend
7 11 (7.24%) Tealium
8 10 (6.58%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.95%) TIBCO
10 5 (3.29%) Adobe
10 5 (3.29%) HP
10 5 (3.29%) Symantec
11 4 (2.63%) Remedy
12 3 (1.97%) Ping Identity
12 3 (1.97%) Twobo
13 2 (1.32%) AppDynamics
13 2 (1.32%) Dynatrace