Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 44 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 56 87 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.81% 4.57% 5.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.73% 13.74% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 49
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -4.11%
10th Percentile £319 £343 £306
90th Percentile £577 £575 £456
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.67 - -
South East median hourly rate £53.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +26.47% -5.56% -

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 440 633 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 29.95% 33.26% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 357 270
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £312
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.53% +46.55% -20.55%
10th Percentile £10.60 £41.10 £18.30
90th Percentile £36.53 £54.00 £71.50
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

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 August 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 25 August 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 +5 50 £425 -5.56% 9
Aylesbury - 2 £375 - 1
High Wycombe -6 1 £410 -3.53% 4
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) Java
2 24 (42.86%) SOAP
3 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
4 19 (33.93%) XML
4 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
5 18 (32.14%) SQL
5 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 17 (30.36%) HTML
6 17 (30.36%) Oracle
6 17 (30.36%) AWS
7 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
8 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 14 (25.00%) REST
8 14 (25.00%) Python
8 14 (25.00%) Windows
8 14 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (23.21%) C#
10 12 (21.43%) .NET
10 12 (21.43%) Finance
10 12 (21.43%) Node.js
11 11 (19.64%) DevOps
11 11 (19.64%) Azure
11 11 (19.64%) JIRA
11 11 (19.64%) MySQL
11 11 (19.64%) Linux
12 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
12 10 (17.86%) DB2
12 10 (17.86%) Selenium
13 9 (16.07%) JSON

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 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.93%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) Confluence
4 3 (5.36%) Appian
4 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.57%) Mule
5 2 (3.57%) Mule ESB
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) AWS
2 11 (19.64%) Azure
3 5 (8.93%) OpenShift
4 4 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.36%) npm
5 3 (5.36%) Route 53
5 3 (5.36%) Serverless
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.57%) CloudFront
6 2 (3.57%) GitHub
7 1 (1.79%) Office 365
7 1 (1.79%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) FTP
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) MySQL
3 10 (17.86%) DB2
4 9 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.71%) DB2 UDB
6 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.57%) NuoDB
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.57%) Redis
9 2 (3.57%) SAP HANA
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.64%) JIRA
3 10 (17.86%) Selenium
4 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 6 (10.71%) Ant
6 6 (10.71%) Bitbucket
6 6 (10.71%) JUnit
7 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.36%) Appium
8 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.36%) Grunt
8 3 (5.36%) Subversion
8 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.36%) webpack
9 2 (3.57%) Mocha
9 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.79%) NeoLoad
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (12.50%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Middleware Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (5.36%) Governance Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Java Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) SOAP
2 19 (33.93%) XML
3 17 (30.36%) HTML
4 14 (25.00%) REST
5 12 (21.43%) .NET
5 12 (21.43%) Node.js
6 9 (16.07%) CSS
6 9 (16.07%) JSON
7 8 (14.29%) LDAP
7 8 (14.29%) RESTful
8 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.50%) Middleware
9 6 (10.71%) jQuery
9 6 (10.71%) JSP
9 6 (10.71%) SailPoint
9 6 (10.71%) Servlets
9 6 (10.71%) Spring
9 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (8.93%) Electron Framework
10 5 (8.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (10.71%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) Smart City
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) DataPower
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Robotics
5 1 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) SCADA
5 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Unix
4 3 (5.36%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (19.64%) DevOps
4 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 7 (12.50%) Microservices
5 7 (12.50%) Scrum
5 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) CRM
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.93%) SOA
7 5 (8.93%) TDD
8 4 (7.14%) BDD
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.14%) MVC
8 4 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Java
2 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
4 14 (25.00%) Python
5 13 (23.21%) C#
6 8 (14.29%) C
6 8 (14.29%) PHP
7 6 (10.71%) BeanShell
7 6 (10.71%) Bourne shell
7 6 (10.71%) Korn
7 6 (10.71%) Perl
8 3 (5.36%) Apple Swift
8 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.36%) C++
8 3 (5.36%) ES6
8 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.57%) Kotlin
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) MCSD
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) COBIT
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) RACF
3 3 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.79%) CASB
3 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (5.36%) hybris
4 3 (5.36%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) OutSystems
5 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.79%) New Relic
6 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow