Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 59 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +20
Contract jobs citing Web Services 127 129 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.11% 3.06% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.70% 14.56% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 79 125
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.61% +15.48%
10th Percentile £305 £325 £324
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +10.34%

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 927 886 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.70% 21.01% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 530 668
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £281 £261
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.51% +43.69%
10th Percentile £9.58 £12.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +22.95%

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 10 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 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 -2 39 £350 -12.50% 8
Bracknell -2 12 £425 -5.56% 5
Slough +12 7 £400 -14.89% 3
Newbury -9 7 £325 -9.72% 5
Maidenhead -6 4 £365 -8.75% 4
Thatcham - 3 £315 -
Wokingham +8 2 - - 3
Windsor 0 1 £375 -28.57% 1
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 46 (36.22%) Java
2 40 (31.50%) SQL Server
3 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (30.71%) RESTful
3 39 (30.71%) REST
4 37 (29.13%) HTML
4 37 (29.13%) SOAP
5 34 (26.77%) XML
5 34 (26.77%) JavaScript
6 33 (25.98%) Microsoft
7 32 (25.20%) Linux
8 28 (22.05%) CSS
9 26 (20.47%) Scrum
10 25 (19.69%) Windows
10 25 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (18.90%) AngularJS
11 24 (18.90%) Google
12 23 (18.11%) TDD
13 22 (17.32%) MVC
13 22 (17.32%) SQL
13 22 (17.32%) Analytics
13 22 (17.32%) Git (software)
13 22 (17.32%) Greenfield Project
14 21 (16.54%) Scala
14 21 (16.54%) Docker
14 21 (16.54%) DevOps
14 21 (16.54%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (15.75%) C#
15 20 (15.75%) Big Data
16 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure

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 18 (14.17%) Apache Spark
2 16 (12.60%) Apache
3 13 (10.24%) nginx
4 12 (9.45%) IIS
5 10 (7.87%) WordPress
6 8 (6.30%) CMS
7 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
8 6 (4.72%) Drupal
9 5 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (3.94%) OpenStack
10 4 (3.15%) Apache Solr
10 4 (3.15%) Confluence
11 3 (2.36%) JBoss
11 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
11 3 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.57%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle CRM On Demand
1 2 (1.57%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (11.02%) SaaS
4 13 (10.24%) Google Analytics
5 7 (5.51%) GitHub
5 7 (5.51%) Google Tag Manager
5 7 (5.51%) Office 365
6 6 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (3.94%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (3.94%) IaaS
7 5 (3.94%) PaaS
7 5 (3.94%) Serverless
8 3 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.36%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.57%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.57%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.66%) DNS
3 9 (7.09%) Internet
4 8 (6.30%) Firewall
5 7 (5.51%) VPN
6 6 (4.72%) NAS
6 6 (4.72%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (4.72%) SAN
7 5 (3.94%) FTP
8 4 (3.15%) HTTP
9 3 (2.36%) DHCP
9 3 (2.36%) Intranet
9 3 (2.36%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.36%) LAN
9 3 (2.36%) Network Security
9 3 (2.36%) WAN
10 2 (1.57%) Diameter Protocol
10 2 (1.57%) INAP
10 2 (1.57%) MVNO
10 2 (1.57%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.75%) Big Data
3 18 (14.17%) Apache Hive
3 18 (14.17%) Data Lake
3 18 (14.17%) Hadoop
3 18 (14.17%) HBase
3 18 (14.17%) Impala
3 18 (14.17%) Sqoop
4 14 (11.02%) MySQL
4 14 (11.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 22 (17.32%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.17%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.09%) JIRA
3 9 (7.09%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.51%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.51%) JUnit
5 7 (5.51%) Vagrant
5 7 (5.51%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.72%) Maven
6 6 (4.72%) Subversion
7 5 (3.94%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.15%) Gradle
8 4 (3.15%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.15%) JMeter
8 4 (3.15%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.36%) NUnit
10 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.57%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.57%) Legal
4 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (51.18%) Developer
2 17 (13.39%) Architect
3 11 (8.66%) Java Developer
4 9 (7.09%) .NET Developer
5 8 (6.30%) Big Data Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Data Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Hadoop Engineer
6 6 (4.72%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.72%) DevOps Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.72%) WordPress Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Automation Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (3.94%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Consultant
8 4 (3.15%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Performance Tester
8 4 (3.15%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.15%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.71%) REST
1 39 (30.71%) RESTful
2 37 (29.13%) HTML
2 37 (29.13%) SOAP
3 34 (26.77%) XML
4 28 (22.05%) CSS
5 24 (18.90%) AngularJS
6 19 (14.96%) JSON
7 18 (14.17%) Kafka
8 16 (12.60%) .NET
8 16 (12.60%) Ajax
9 15 (11.81%) Spring
10 14 (11.02%) Node.js
11 13 (10.24%) jQuery
12 11 (8.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (7.87%) CSS3
13 10 (7.87%) Struts
14 9 (7.09%) HTML5
15 7 (5.51%) J2EE
15 7 (5.51%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (8.66%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.30%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.51%) Replication
5 6 (4.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.94%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.94%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.36%) iPad
7 3 (2.36%) iPhone
7 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (2.36%) User Experience
8 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.57%) Derivative
8 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.57%) Social Media
9 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.20%) Linux
2 25 (19.69%) Windows
3 9 (7.09%) CentOS
4 8 (6.30%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.51%) Android
5 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.72%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.94%) Unix
7 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.15%) SUSE
8 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.36%) Debian
9 3 (2.36%) HPUX
9 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.57%) Solaris
11 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.47%) Scrum
3 23 (18.11%) TDD
4 22 (17.32%) Analytics
4 22 (17.32%) MVC
5 21 (16.54%) DevOps
6 19 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (14.17%) Data Strategy
8 14 (11.02%) BDD
8 14 (11.02%) SOA
8 14 (11.02%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.02%) Workflow
9 13 (10.24%) Project Management
10 12 (9.45%) Microservices
10 12 (9.45%) OO
11 10 (7.87%) Web Development
12 9 (7.09%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (7.09%) Front End Development
12 9 (7.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.22%) Java
2 34 (26.77%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.32%) SQL
4 21 (16.54%) Scala
5 20 (15.75%) C#
6 14 (11.02%) PHP
7 13 (10.24%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.87%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.87%) Perl
9 8 (6.30%) Python
9 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.72%) C
11 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.36%) PHP 7
12 3 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.36%) XAML
12 3 (2.36%) XPath
13 2 (1.57%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.57%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.72%) Degree
3 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.36%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (2.36%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.57%) PMP
6 1 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CISSP
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.79%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.54%) Docker
2 18 (14.17%) Apache Flume
2 18 (14.17%) HDFS
3 6 (4.72%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.57%) vCloud
5 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.79%) XenApp
6 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (14.17%) Oozie
2 7 (5.51%) Ansible
3 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.72%) Puppet
4 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.57%) CFEngine
4 2 (1.57%) SCCM
4 2 (1.57%) SCOM
4 2 (1.57%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.57%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.57%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.57%) vRealize
5 1 (0.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.79%) Salt
5 1 (0.79%) Terraform
5 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (25.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.90%) Google
3 21 (16.54%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (14.17%) Cloudera
5 12 (9.45%) Oracle
6 9 (7.09%) Talend
7 7 (5.51%) Hortonworks
7 7 (5.51%) MapR
7 7 (5.51%) Tealium
8 5 (3.94%) HP
8 5 (3.94%) VMware
9 4 (3.15%) AppDynamics
9 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.15%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.15%) Xamarin
10 3 (2.36%) Adobe
10 3 (2.36%) Apple
10 3 (2.36%) Cisco
10 3 (2.36%) Dell
10 3 (2.36%) IBM