Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 56 55
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 42 82 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.64% 3.57% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.25% 10.99% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 30
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +32.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £275 £306 £306
90th Percentile £625 £510 £546
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £412
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.94% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.26% +6.88%

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 509 746 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.97% 32.51% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 315 228
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +3.09%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £619 £538 £532
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.75 £46.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.11% +27.78% +121.54%
10th Percentile £23.02 £24.00 £32.10
90th Percentile £44.35 £66.00 £49.30
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -20 19 £575 +24.32% 10
High Wycombe +3 7 £425 +11.11%
Marlow - 2 - - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £375 - 1
Chesham - 1 £250 -
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 20 (47.62%) SOAP
3 19 (45.24%) XML
4 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 16 (38.10%) REST
6 13 (30.95%) Java
7 12 (28.57%) HTML
7 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.19%) C#
8 11 (26.19%) .NET
8 11 (26.19%) Python
9 9 (21.43%) CSS
9 9 (21.43%) TDD
9 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.05%) RESTful
10 8 (19.05%) WCF
10 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
10 8 (19.05%) DevOps
10 8 (19.05%) JSON
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 7 (16.67%) Oracle
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
11 7 (16.67%) Migration
11 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (16.67%) JIRA
11 7 (16.67%) Data Management
11 7 (16.67%) Ruby
11 7 (16.67%) Test Automation

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 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.52%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.38%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.38%) Kentico
4 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) OpenShift
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) Boomi
4 1 (2.38%) iPaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (2.38%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) HTTP
3 2 (4.76%) FTP
3 2 (4.76%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) Extranet
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) MQTT
4 1 (2.38%) SMS
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Redis
3 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) NuoDB
3 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 7 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.52%) Selenium
5 3 (7.14%) Calabash
5 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.14%) IntelliJ
5 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.76%) Maven
6 2 (4.76%) Synon
6 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.38%) Appium
7 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.38%) Introscope
7 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Integration Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Junior
3 5 (11.90%) ServiceNow Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Junior DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.76%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Junior Automation Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Workday Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) SOAP
2 19 (45.24%) XML
3 16 (38.10%) REST
4 12 (28.57%) HTML
5 11 (26.19%) .NET
6 9 (21.43%) CSS
7 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 8 (19.05%) JSON
7 8 (19.05%) RESTful
7 8 (19.05%) WCF
8 6 (14.29%) WinForms
9 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (11.90%) Node.js
10 4 (9.52%) SailPoint
11 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.14%) HTML5
11 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (7.14%) RAML
11 3 (7.14%) Swagger
11 3 (7.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) CMDB
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.14%) Robotics
4 2 (4.76%) AS400
4 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.76%) iSeries
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) DataPower
5 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) TDD
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) Data Management
4 7 (16.67%) Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 6 (14.29%) ETL
5 6 (14.29%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.90%) Open Source
6 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 4 (9.52%) Workflow
8 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.95%) Java
4 11 (26.19%) C#
4 11 (26.19%) Python
5 7 (16.67%) Ruby
6 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.14%) Apple Swift
8 3 (7.14%) Groovy
8 3 (7.14%) PHP
8 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.14%) VB
9 2 (4.76%) C++
9 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.76%) RPG
9 2 (4.76%) SOQL
10 1 (2.38%) Jython
10 1 (2.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) GDPR
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Ansible
2 3 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.38%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 5 (11.90%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Informatica
5 2 (4.76%) Okta
5 2 (4.76%) Workday
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.38%) Sage
6 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.38%) SendGrid
6 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.38%) Tableau
6 1 (2.38%) webMethods