Period
to 25 June 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 25 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 41 51
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 93 99 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.63% 4.85% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.29% 17.40% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 57
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -4.11% -5.81%
10th Percentile £350 £307 £306
90th Percentile £545 £460 £446
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
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 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 700 569 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 34.84% 27.88% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 236 284
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
90th Percentile £556 £525 £512
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £44.25 £21.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.81% -42.67% +44.23%
10th Percentile £36.25 £13.48 £14.90
90th Percentile £51.38 £53.05 £44.50
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 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 25 June 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 25 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
Milton Keynes +2 82 £450 +28.57% 8
Aylesbury - 1 £400 -
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 52 (55.91%) Java
2 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (43.01%) SQL
4 39 (41.94%) REST
5 33 (35.48%) SOAP
6 31 (33.33%) XML
6 31 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 29 (31.18%) Spring
8 27 (29.03%) JIRA
9 24 (25.81%) Jenkins
10 23 (24.73%) RESTful
11 22 (23.66%) Python
12 19 (20.43%) Tomcat
12 19 (20.43%) JSON
13 18 (19.35%) Maven
13 18 (19.35%) Confluence
13 18 (19.35%) Linux
13 18 (19.35%) MVC
14 17 (18.28%) Finance
14 17 (18.28%) IBM
14 17 (18.28%) Oracle
14 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (18.28%) SDLC
15 16 (17.20%) Open Source
15 16 (17.20%) Test Automation
15 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
15 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
16 15 (16.13%) HTML
16 15 (16.13%) Middleware
16 15 (16.13%) Hibernate

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 19 (20.43%) Tomcat
2 18 (19.35%) Confluence
3 13 (13.98%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.68%) Apache
5 5 (5.38%) JBoss
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (5.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.15%) CMS
6 2 (2.15%) Documentum
6 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) OpenShift
2 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.30%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (3.23%) PaaS
4 3 (3.23%) SaaS
5 2 (2.15%) IaaS
6 1 (1.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) Internet
2 10 (10.75%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) Extranet
3 2 (2.15%) Firewall
3 2 (2.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (12.90%) Redis
4 10 (10.75%) MongoDB
4 10 (10.75%) MySQL
4 10 (10.75%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (8.60%) NuoDB
6 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (1.08%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.08%) QlikView
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 27 (29.03%) JIRA
3 24 (25.81%) Jenkins
4 18 (19.35%) Maven
5 8 (8.60%) Selenium
6 7 (7.53%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (5.38%) Appium
8 5 (5.38%) Bitbucket
8 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
8 5 (5.38%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.30%) Calabash
9 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.23%) Gradle
10 3 (3.23%) WebStorm
11 2 (2.15%) NeoLoad
12 1 (1.08%) GitLab
12 1 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (1.08%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Law
3 4 (4.30%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) Publishing
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (48.39%) Developer
2 25 (26.88%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.90%) Senior Developer
3 12 (12.90%) Tester
4 11 (11.83%) Automation Tester
4 11 (11.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (9.68%) QA Automation Tester
5 9 (9.68%) QA Tester
6 8 (8.60%) Java Automation Tester
7 7 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Architect
9 5 (5.38%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.30%) Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Java Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Java Team Leader
10 4 (4.30%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.94%) REST
2 33 (35.48%) SOAP
3 31 (33.33%) XML
4 29 (31.18%) Spring
5 23 (24.73%) RESTful
6 19 (20.43%) JSON
7 15 (16.13%) Hibernate
7 15 (16.13%) HTML
7 15 (16.13%) Middleware
8 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
8 14 (15.05%) J2EE
9 13 (13.98%) Spring MVC
10 12 (12.90%) .NET
10 12 (12.90%) CSS
10 12 (12.90%) Spring Boot
11 9 (9.68%) Java EE
12 8 (8.60%) JDBC
12 8 (8.60%) LAMP
12 8 (8.60%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (8.60%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Smart City
6 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.08%) RIA
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 6 (6.45%) Android
3 6 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.38%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.38%) Unix
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.35%) MVC
3 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (18.28%) SDLC
4 16 (17.20%) Open Source
4 16 (17.20%) Test Automation
5 15 (16.13%) Microservices
6 14 (15.05%) TDD
7 12 (12.90%) OO
8 11 (11.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (11.83%) DevOps
9 10 (10.75%) CRM
10 8 (8.60%) Scrum
11 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.53%) Use Case
11 7 (7.53%) Workflow
12 6 (6.45%) ITIL
12 6 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.91%) Java
2 40 (43.01%) SQL
3 22 (23.66%) Python
4 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
5 15 (16.13%) Ruby
6 11 (11.83%) Bash Shell
7 10 (10.75%) C#
8 9 (9.68%) Java 8
9 5 (5.38%) Apple Swift
9 5 (5.38%) VB
10 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.15%) ABAP
11 2 (2.15%) C++
11 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.08%) Groovy
12 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.08%) PHP
12 1 (1.08%) Scala
12 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) ISEB
3 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Ansible
2 3 (3.23%) Terraform
3 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) IBM
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle
2 5 (5.38%) SAP
3 4 (4.30%) Remedy
4 2 (2.15%) Adobe
4 2 (2.15%) hybris
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.15%) New Relic
4 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.15%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.08%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.08%) Tableau
5 1 (1.08%) Talend