Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 39 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 86 123 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.58% 5.42% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.85% 16.51% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 43
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £445 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.14% -4.11% -8.75%
10th Percentile £353 £306 £293
90th Percentile £575 £451 £499
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 621 745 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 33.07% 32.83% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 296 251
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £510
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.17% -20.00% +39.42%
10th Percentile £41.08 £18.30 £22.63
90th Percentile £54.88 £71.50 £42.38
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 Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Buckinghamshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Buckinghamshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Buckinghamshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Buckinghamshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes -9 67 £450 +28.57% 13
High Wycombe - 6 £425 - 3
Marlow - 1 - -
Chesham - 1 £250 -
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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 54 (62.79%) SQL
2 45 (52.33%) REST
3 42 (48.84%) XML
4 40 (46.51%) SOAP
5 37 (43.02%) Java
5 37 (43.02%) Git (software)
6 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (36.05%) Jenkins
8 29 (33.72%) RESTful
9 28 (32.56%) Python
10 26 (30.23%) JIRA
11 25 (29.07%) JSON
12 22 (25.58%) Ruby
12 22 (25.58%) Linux
13 20 (23.26%) Oracle
13 20 (23.26%) Tomcat
13 20 (23.26%) Open Source
14 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
14 19 (22.09%) .NET
15 17 (19.77%) HTML
15 17 (19.77%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (19.77%) Bash Shell
15 17 (19.77%) Confluence
15 17 (19.77%) SDLC
16 16 (18.60%) OpenShift
16 16 (18.60%) Ansible
16 16 (18.60%) Spring
16 16 (18.60%) IBM
17 15 (17.44%) C#
17 15 (17.44%) TDD

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 20 (23.26%) Tomcat
2 17 (19.77%) Confluence
3 9 (10.47%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.81%) JBoss
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (3.49%) Apache
7 2 (2.33%) CMS
7 2 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.16%) IIS
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) OpenShift
2 10 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.49%) SaaS
3 3 (3.49%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.16%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) npm
5 1 (1.16%) PaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Internet
2 5 (5.81%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) MQTT
3 1 (1.16%) SMS
3 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (15.12%) Redis
3 12 (13.95%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
4 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
5 10 (11.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (11.63%) MySQL
5 10 (11.63%) NuoDB
6 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
7 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (1.16%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.16%) QlikView
9 1 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.16%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (43.02%) Git (software)
2 31 (36.05%) Jenkins
3 26 (30.23%) JIRA
4 13 (15.12%) Maven
5 9 (10.47%) Cucumber
5 9 (10.47%) Selenium
6 6 (6.98%) Calabash
6 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.65%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.49%) Appium
8 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.49%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.49%) Gradle
8 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.49%) WebStorm
9 1 (1.16%) git-flow
9 1 (1.16%) GitLab
9 1 (1.16%) Protractor
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Law
4 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Developer
2 14 (16.28%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Automation Tester
3 11 (12.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Tester
4 8 (9.30%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) QA Automation Tester
4 8 (9.30%) QA Tester
5 7 (8.14%) Java Automation Tester
5 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Python Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.33%) REST
2 42 (48.84%) XML
3 40 (46.51%) SOAP
4 29 (33.72%) RESTful
5 25 (29.07%) JSON
6 19 (22.09%) .NET
7 17 (19.77%) HTML
8 16 (18.60%) Spring
9 14 (16.28%) CSS
9 14 (16.28%) Middleware
10 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
11 11 (12.79%) Hibernate
11 11 (12.79%) RAML
11 11 (12.79%) Swagger
11 11 (12.79%) YAML
12 10 (11.63%) J2EE
12 10 (11.63%) LAMP
12 10 (11.63%) LAPP Stack
13 9 (10.47%) WCF
14 8 (9.30%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Mobile App
1 12 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.65%) CMDB
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.16%) RIA
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.81%) Unix
4 4 (4.65%) Windows
5 3 (3.49%) Android
5 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) Open Source
3 17 (19.77%) SDLC
4 15 (17.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (17.44%) TDD
5 14 (16.28%) DevOps
5 14 (16.28%) MVC
6 13 (15.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (15.12%) OO
7 11 (12.79%) Microservices
7 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.47%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (10.47%) Use Case
9 8 (9.30%) Workflow
10 7 (8.14%) Functional Testing
10 7 (8.14%) Records Management
10 7 (8.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (8.14%) UML
11 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.79%) SQL
2 37 (43.02%) Java
3 28 (32.56%) Python
4 22 (25.58%) Ruby
5 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
6 17 (19.77%) Bash Shell
7 15 (17.44%) C#
8 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.14%) VB
9 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.81%) Apple Swift
11 4 (4.65%) Groovy
11 4 (4.65%) Java 8
11 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.49%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.16%) C++
13 1 (1.16%) Jython
13 1 (1.16%) Korn
13 1 (1.16%) SOQL
13 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) Degree
4 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) GDPR
2 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) Ansible
2 3 (3.49%) Terraform
3 2 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.16%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Oracle
2 16 (18.60%) IBM
3 4 (4.65%) Remedy
3 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.33%) Adobe
5 2 (2.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.16%) Informatica
6 1 (1.16%) Okta
6 1 (1.16%) Sage
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) SendGrid
6 1 (1.16%) Workday