Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 18 February 2020 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 > Central London
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 64 37
Rank change year-on-year -1 -27 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 202 327 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.38% 3.68% 5.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.71% 9.16% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 244 393
Central London median daily rate £514 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.75% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £376 £391 £401
90th Percentile £663 £638 £623
London median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Central London median hourly rate - - £21.50
London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.18 £26.60
% change year-on-year -20.78% +66.12% -20.09%

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 Central London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,081 3,570 3,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.86% 40.18% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,616 2,871 2,847
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 13
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +25.58% -60.37%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.35 £20.75
90th Percentile £65.00 £81.03 £163.50
London median hourly rate £47.83 £36.00 £32.77
% change year-on-year +32.86% +9.86% -27.18%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Central London

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Central London

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Central London over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Central London

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Central London

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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
City of London +15 163 £513 -2.38% 105
Southwark +30 3 £500 -4.76%
City of Westminster -6 3 £650 +38.30%
Web Services
London

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 103 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (42.57%) Java
3 68 (33.66%) AWS
4 67 (33.17%) DevOps
5 62 (30.69%) REST
6 52 (25.74%) RESTful
6 52 (25.74%) SQL
6 52 (25.74%) Scrum
7 48 (23.76%) XML
7 48 (23.76%) Docker
8 46 (22.77%) Git (software)
9 45 (22.28%) Microservices
9 45 (22.28%) JavaScript
10 42 (20.79%) Python
11 40 (19.80%) Kubernetes
12 39 (19.31%) Linux
13 37 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (17.82%) Test Automation
15 35 (17.33%) HTML
16 34 (16.83%) Azure
17 33 (16.34%) C#
17 33 (16.34%) TDD
17 33 (16.34%) Spring
18 32 (15.84%) JIRA
18 32 (15.84%) Finance
19 31 (15.35%) JSON
20 30 (14.85%) CSS
20 30 (14.85%) AngularJS
21 29 (14.36%) .NET
22 27 (13.37%) Google

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 24 (11.88%) Confluence
2 14 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.45%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.47%) CMS
4 7 (3.47%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.47%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.48%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.98%) Apache
6 4 (1.98%) nginx
6 4 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.49%) Ethereum
7 3 (1.49%) SAS
8 2 (0.99%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.99%) IIS
8 2 (0.99%) Luigi
8 2 (0.99%) Mule
8 2 (0.99%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Zeplin
2 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.49%) Magento
3 2 (0.99%) Shopify
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.50%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 68 (33.66%) AWS
2 34 (16.83%) Azure
3 24 (11.88%) GitHub
4 19 (9.41%) GCP
5 11 (5.45%) Amazon S3
5 11 (5.45%) SaaS
6 10 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (4.95%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (4.95%) Serverless
7 8 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (3.96%) PaaS
8 7 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.97%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (2.97%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 6 (2.97%) AWS CodePipeline
10 5 (2.48%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (2.48%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.98%) Amazon Glacier
11 4 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.98%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.46%) HTTP
2 3 (1.49%) Internet
2 3 (1.49%) VPN
3 2 (0.99%) SSL
4 1 (0.50%) AMQP
4 1 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) FTP
4 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.39%) MySQL
2 20 (9.90%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.43%) SQL Server
5 14 (6.93%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.46%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.47%) Big Data
8 7 (3.47%) Redis
9 6 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.98%) Blockchain
10 4 (1.98%) DB2
11 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.49%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.49%) Power BI
11 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (22.77%) Git (software)
2 32 (15.84%) JIRA
3 27 (13.37%) Jenkins
4 22 (10.89%) Maven
5 15 (7.43%) Gradle
5 15 (7.43%) JUnit
6 14 (6.93%) Mockito
7 10 (4.95%) JMeter
7 10 (4.95%) Selenium
8 7 (3.47%) Ant
8 7 (3.47%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.47%) git-flow
9 6 (2.97%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.97%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.48%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.98%) Cypress.io
11 4 (1.98%) RSpec
11 4 (1.98%) Travis CI
12 3 (1.49%) REST Assured
General
1 32 (15.84%) Finance
2 14 (6.93%) Banking
3 9 (4.46%) Back Office
4 8 (3.96%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.47%) Publishing
6 6 (2.97%) Front Office
7 5 (2.48%) Legal
8 4 (1.98%) Marketing
9 3 (1.49%) Advertising
9 3 (1.49%) Law
10 2 (0.99%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.99%) Retail
11 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.50%) International Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (54.95%) Developer
2 28 (13.86%) Java Developer
3 21 (10.40%) Architect
4 17 (8.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (7.43%) C# Developer
6 11 (5.45%) Azure Developer
7 10 (4.95%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.95%) Analyst
7 10 (4.95%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (4.95%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.46%) Backend Developer
9 8 (3.96%) Python Developer
9 8 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.47%) React Developer
10 7 (3.47%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.97%) AWS Developer
12 5 (2.48%) Ruby Developer
12 5 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 5 (2.48%) ServiceNow Developer
12 5 (2.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.69%) REST
2 52 (25.74%) RESTful
3 48 (23.76%) XML
4 35 (17.33%) HTML
5 33 (16.34%) Spring
6 31 (15.35%) JSON
7 30 (14.85%) AngularJS
7 30 (14.85%) CSS
8 29 (14.36%) .NET
9 26 (12.87%) SOAP
10 19 (9.41%) Node.js
10 19 (9.41%) React
11 15 (7.43%) Kafka
12 14 (6.93%) Spring Boot
13 12 (5.94%) HTML5
14 11 (5.45%) J2EE
15 9 (4.46%) Java EE
15 9 (4.46%) XSLT
16 8 (3.96%) .NET Framework
16 8 (3.96%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.40%) User Experience
2 14 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 8 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.47%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.97%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.48%) Cloud Native
9 5 (2.48%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.49%) BYOD
10 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.49%) Tandem
11 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.99%) Social Media
12 1 (0.50%) Equities
12 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.31%) Linux
2 16 (7.92%) Unix
3 9 (4.46%) Windows
4 4 (1.98%) Debian
5 2 (0.99%) Android
5 2 (0.99%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.17%) DevOps
3 52 (25.74%) Scrum
4 45 (22.28%) Microservices
5 37 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (17.82%) Test Automation
7 33 (16.34%) TDD
8 27 (13.37%) SDLC
9 26 (12.87%) Open Source
10 21 (10.40%) Kanban
11 20 (9.90%) Unit Testing
12 19 (9.41%) SOA
12 19 (9.41%) Software Engineering
13 17 (8.42%) BDD
13 17 (8.42%) User Stories
14 15 (7.43%) API Development
14 15 (7.43%) Computer Science
14 15 (7.43%) OO
14 15 (7.43%) Web Development
15 14 (6.93%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 86 (42.57%) Java
2 52 (25.74%) SQL
3 45 (22.28%) JavaScript
4 42 (20.79%) Python
5 33 (16.34%) C#
6 23 (11.39%) Ruby
7 16 (7.92%) Java 8
8 15 (7.43%) Scala
9 13 (6.44%) Go
10 11 (5.45%) Groovy
10 11 (5.45%) Kotlin
10 11 (5.45%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.97%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.48%) PHP
13 5 (2.48%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.98%) C++
15 3 (1.49%) C
15 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (13.37%) Degree
2 15 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.98%) ISEB
5 4 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.49%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.50%) MCP
8 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.91%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) Basel III
3 1 (0.50%) GDPR
3 1 (0.50%) IFRS
3 1 (0.50%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.50%) MiFID
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (23.76%) Docker
2 5 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) Varnish
3 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (19.80%) Kubernetes
2 17 (8.42%) Terraform
3 13 (6.44%) Ansible
4 6 (2.97%) Packer
5 4 (1.98%) Kibana
5 4 (1.98%) logstash
5 4 (1.98%) Prometheus
5 4 (1.98%) Puppet
6 3 (1.49%) Graphite
7 2 (0.99%) MIIS
7 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (13.37%) Google
2 14 (6.93%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.96%) Oracle
5 7 (3.47%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.97%) WSO2
7 5 (2.48%) Informatica
8 4 (1.98%) IBM
8 4 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.49%) Aderant
9 3 (1.49%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.49%) Criteo
9 3 (1.49%) Facebook
9 3 (1.49%) iManage
9 3 (1.49%) Intapp
9 3 (1.49%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.49%) New Relic
10 2 (0.99%) hybris
10 2 (0.99%) Splunk
10 2 (0.99%) WooCommerce