The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 25 23
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.56% 5.48% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 19.49% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 16
Median daily rate £450 £484 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +29.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £531 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.84 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.88% +8.57%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 80 118 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.00% 28.10% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 79 79
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -52.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Cambridge

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Cambridge

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Cambridge

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) JSON
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) Python
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) MVC
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) Django
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) Android
7 4 (20.00%) Memory Management
7 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (20.00%) Android SDK
7 4 (20.00%) Android Development
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (20.00%) RxJava
7 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
7 4 (20.00%) Material Design

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Jupyter
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.00%) SAP MDG
1 1 (5.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Android Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) JMeter
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) JSON
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) Django
3 4 (20.00%) Material Design
3 4 (20.00%) RxJava
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) Flask
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) Node.js
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) SQLAlchemy
4 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Android Development
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (20.00%) Memory Management
2 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) API Design
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Embarcadero
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Talend
2 1 (5.00%) webMethods