Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 57 105 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.32% 4.40% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.16% 13.80% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 37
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £316 £306 £300
90th Percentile £738 £475 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +12.36% -5.76% +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 561 761 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 32.64% 31.91% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 314 256
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £263
90th Percentile £578 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.83% -20.55% +76.97%
10th Percentile £34.20 £18.25 £24.35
90th Percentile £43.60 £70.00 £48.60
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -28 34 £463 +27.59% 17
High Wycombe +3 7 £425 +11.11%
Marlow - 2 - -
Aylesbury +1 1 £375 -
Chesham - 1 £250 -
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 37 (64.91%) SQL
2 29 (50.88%) XML
3 26 (45.61%) SOAP
4 24 (42.11%) Java
4 24 (42.11%) REST
5 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
7 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
8 15 (26.32%) JIRA
8 15 (26.32%) HTML
9 14 (24.56%) CSS
9 14 (24.56%) Python
10 13 (22.81%) JSON
11 12 (21.05%) RESTful
11 12 (21.05%) .NET
11 12 (21.05%) C#
11 12 (21.05%) Oracle
12 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
12 11 (19.30%) TDD
12 11 (19.30%) Ruby
12 11 (19.30%) Open Source
13 10 (17.54%) Confluence
13 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (17.54%) DevOps
13 10 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (17.54%) OO
13 10 (17.54%) IBM
14 9 (15.79%) Internet
14 9 (15.79%) Linux

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 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
2 10 (17.54%) Confluence
3 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.26%) JBoss
6 2 (3.51%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) Apache
7 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.75%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.75%) Kentico
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.28%) OpenShift
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.75%) npm
4 1 (1.75%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
3 2 (3.51%) FTP
3 2 (3.51%) Intranet
4 1 (1.75%) Extranet
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) MQTT
4 1 (1.75%) SMS
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.53%) Redis
5 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.02%) MySQL
6 4 (7.02%) NuoDB
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
3 15 (26.32%) JIRA
4 6 (10.53%) Maven
5 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.77%) Selenium
6 3 (5.26%) Calabash
6 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.26%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.51%) Appium
7 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.51%) Synon
7 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.75%) git-flow
8 1 (1.75%) GitLab
8 1 (1.75%) Mocha
8 1 (1.75%) WebStorm
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Law
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Automation Tester
3 7 (12.28%) Tester
4 6 (10.53%) Integration Specialist
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.77%) ServiceNow Developer
6 4 (7.02%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (7.02%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.02%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Junior
8 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Junior Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) XML
2 26 (45.61%) SOAP
3 24 (42.11%) REST
4 15 (26.32%) HTML
5 14 (24.56%) CSS
6 13 (22.81%) JSON
7 12 (21.05%) .NET
7 12 (21.05%) RESTful
8 9 (15.79%) WCF
9 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.28%) J2EE
10 7 (12.28%) Spring
10 7 (12.28%) WinForms
11 6 (10.53%) DHTML
11 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
11 6 (10.53%) Middleware
12 5 (8.77%) JSF
12 5 (8.77%) JSP
12 5 (8.77%) Struts
12 5 (8.77%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
1 7 (12.28%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (8.77%) CMDB
3 2 (3.51%) AS400
3 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.51%) iSeries
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) DataPower
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) RIA
4 1 (1.75%) Robotics
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.26%) Android
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Open Source
2 11 (19.30%) TDD
3 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (17.54%) DevOps
3 10 (17.54%) OO
4 8 (14.04%) SDLC
4 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
5 7 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 7 (12.28%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (12.28%) Workflow
6 6 (10.53%) Data Management
6 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.53%) ETL
6 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Use Case
7 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) SQL
2 24 (42.11%) Java
3 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.56%) Python
5 12 (21.05%) C#
6 11 (19.30%) Ruby
7 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell
8 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
9 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
10 4 (7.02%) Apple Swift
10 4 (7.02%) VB
11 3 (5.26%) Groovy
12 2 (3.51%) C++
12 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
12 2 (3.51%) RPG
12 2 (3.51%) SOQL
13 1 (1.75%) Jython
13 1 (1.75%) Korn
13 1 (1.75%) PHP
13 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) GDPR
2 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Ansible
2 3 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.75%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.75%) Kibana
3 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) IBM
3 5 (8.77%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Informatica
5 2 (3.51%) Okta
5 2 (3.51%) Workday
6 1 (1.75%) Sage
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) SendGrid
6 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.75%) Tableau
6 1 (1.75%) webMethods