Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 48 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 131 135 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.37% 3.36% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.97% 15.72% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 98
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -6.43%
10th Percentile £331 £305 £321
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £43.65 £35.75 £29.50
90th Percentile £44.95 £46.25 £34.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

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 1,010 859 1,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.98% 21.38% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 523 632
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +20.00% -62.69%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.78 £45.40 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.95% +10.63% +11.89%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 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
Reading -7 48 £430 +17.01% 12
Bracknell +16 25 £550 +7.32% 11
Newbury +1 14 £338 -18.18% 4
Maidenhead +1 7 £556 +64.21% 10
Slough -4 6 £388 +3.33% 6
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.93%) Java
3 46 (35.11%) REST
4 40 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (30.53%) JavaScript
5 37 (28.24%) DevOps
6 35 (26.72%) SQL
7 33 (25.19%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (25.19%) Jenkins
8 32 (24.43%) Scrum
9 29 (22.14%) Oracle
9 29 (22.14%) Git (software)
10 28 (21.37%) HTML
10 28 (21.37%) CSS
10 28 (21.37%) TDD
11 26 (19.85%) AngularJS
12 25 (19.08%) SOA
13 24 (18.32%) SOAP
14 23 (17.56%) .NET
14 23 (17.56%) BDD
14 23 (17.56%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (16.79%) Spring
15 22 (16.79%) Kanban
16 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
16 20 (15.27%) JIRA
16 20 (15.27%) J2EE
16 20 (15.27%) OO
16 20 (15.27%) Microservices
17 19 (14.50%) Linux
17 19 (14.50%) Software Engineering

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 16 (12.21%) Confluence
2 11 (8.40%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (5.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (5.34%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.05%) CMS
5 4 (3.05%) Liferay
5 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.05%) WordPress
6 3 (2.29%) Apache
6 3 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.53%) JBoss
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.76%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Magento
2 2 (1.53%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.53%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (12.21%) SaaS
4 15 (11.45%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (11.45%) Serverless
5 11 (8.40%) Force.com
6 10 (7.63%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (7.63%) GitHub
7 9 (6.87%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (6.11%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (6.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (5.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (5.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (5.34%) Amazon S3
9 7 (5.34%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (5.34%) CloudFront
10 5 (3.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (3.05%) Heroku
12 2 (1.53%) Office 365
13 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) Firewall
2 13 (9.92%) Internet
3 12 (9.16%) VPN
4 11 (8.40%) DNS
5 10 (7.63%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (7.63%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.34%) Ethernet
6 7 (5.34%) HTTP
6 7 (5.34%) MPLS
6 7 (5.34%) Wireless
7 6 (4.58%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.29%) NAS
8 3 (2.29%) SAN
8 3 (2.29%) SSL
9 2 (1.53%) DOCSIS
9 2 (1.53%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.76%) Broadband
10 1 (0.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (6.87%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.29%) MySQL
6 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.53%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.76%) DB2
8 1 (0.76%) KNIME
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (25.19%) Jenkins
2 29 (22.14%) Git (software)
3 20 (15.27%) JIRA
4 18 (13.74%) Maven
5 17 (12.98%) JUnit
6 16 (12.21%) Mercurial
7 13 (9.92%) SonarQube
8 11 (8.40%) Eclipse
9 9 (6.87%) IntelliJ
10 8 (6.11%) Gradle
11 7 (5.34%) Checkstyle
12 6 (4.58%) Selenium
13 5 (3.82%) Cucumber
13 5 (3.82%) DbUnit
13 5 (3.82%) JMeter
13 5 (3.82%) jMock
13 5 (3.82%) Mockito
13 5 (3.82%) Subversion
14 4 (3.05%) SoapUI
15 3 (2.29%) Hudson
General
1 13 (9.92%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.40%) Retail
3 10 (7.63%) Finance
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (43.51%) Developer
2 27 (20.61%) Architect
3 19 (14.50%) Java Developer
4 18 (13.74%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.63%) Consultant
6 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.11%) React Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (5.34%) OSS Architect
9 6 (4.58%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Angular Developer
9 6 (4.58%) OSS Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.58%) Tester
10 5 (3.82%) Administrator
10 5 (3.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Magento Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.11%) REST
2 28 (21.37%) CSS
2 28 (21.37%) HTML
3 26 (19.85%) AngularJS
4 24 (18.32%) SOAP
5 23 (17.56%) .NET
6 22 (16.79%) Spring
7 20 (15.27%) J2EE
8 17 (12.98%) HTML5
8 17 (12.98%) Sass
9 16 (12.21%) React
10 15 (11.45%) RESTful
10 15 (11.45%) XML
11 13 (9.92%) CSS3
11 13 (9.92%) LESS
12 11 (8.40%) Spring Boot
13 10 (7.63%) ASP.NET
13 10 (7.63%) JSON
13 10 (7.63%) Spring MVC
14 9 (6.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) User Experience
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Licensing
2 10 (7.63%) Replication
3 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.11%) NHS
3 8 (6.11%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.82%) Life Science
6 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.53%) CMDB
8 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.53%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.53%) Social Media
8 2 (1.53%) TM Forum
9 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.76%) Fintech
9 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Linux
2 6 (4.58%) CentOS
2 6 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Windows
4 4 (3.05%) Unix
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.24%) DevOps
3 33 (25.19%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (24.43%) Scrum
5 28 (21.37%) TDD
6 25 (19.08%) SOA
7 23 (17.56%) BDD
7 23 (17.56%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (16.79%) Kanban
9 20 (15.27%) Microservices
9 20 (15.27%) OO
10 19 (14.50%) Software Engineering
11 18 (13.74%) MVC
11 18 (13.74%) Unit Testing
12 16 (12.21%) Pair Programming
12 16 (12.21%) Test Scripting
12 16 (12.21%) User Stories
13 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
14 13 (9.92%) Migration
15 12 (9.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.93%) Java
2 40 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 35 (26.72%) SQL
4 17 (12.98%) C#
5 12 (9.16%) Python
6 9 (6.87%) PHP
7 8 (6.11%) Apex Code
7 8 (6.11%) Java 8
8 6 (4.58%) Groovy
8 6 (4.58%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.58%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.05%) C++
10 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.29%) C
11 2 (1.53%) Go
11 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) Perl
12 1 (0.76%) Scala
12 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.40%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.63%) Degree
4 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) ISEB
5 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.74%) QA
2 6 (4.58%) PMO
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Puppet
2 6 (4.58%) Ansible
2 6 (4.58%) Terraform
3 4 (3.05%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.53%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.76%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) Oracle
2 18 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.98%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (6.87%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.87%) TIBCO
5 7 (5.34%) Adobe
6 5 (3.82%) Informatica
7 4 (3.05%) HP
7 4 (3.05%) Remedy
8 3 (2.29%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.29%) Dynatrace
8 3 (2.29%) IBM
8 3 (2.29%) SAP
8 3 (2.29%) SOASTA, Inc
8 3 (2.29%) Splunk
9 2 (1.53%) Chordiant
9 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.53%) VMware
10 1 (0.76%) Nintex
10 1 (0.76%) Xamarin