The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 23 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 6.67% 3.79% 5.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.45% 13.51% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Median daily rate £575 £380 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.31% -24.00%  
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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 44 37 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 32.59% 28.03% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 30
Median daily rate £573 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £685 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Canary Wharf

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Canary Wharf

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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) Puppet
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Wallstreet Suite
5 2 (16.67%) Greeks
5 2 (16.67%) CMDB
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
5 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Legal

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Developer
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) ETL Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 2 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) OAuth
4 1 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
1 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Greeks
4 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (16.67%) BMC
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Wallstreet Suite
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com