Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 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
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 47 41
Rank change year-on-year -23 -6 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 318 455 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.76% 4.99% 4.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.70% 12.58% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 360 268
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £387 £406 £355
90th Percentile £675 £613 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Central London median hourly rate - £21.50 -
London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.77 £50.00
% change year-on-year +33.25% -32.46% +14.76%

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 3,280 3,618 2,725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.81% 39.66% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,616 2,953 2,205
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +3.02% +7.57%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £330
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
London median daily rate £525 £510 £480
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 7
Central London median hourly rate £44.57 £22.00 £24.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.57% -11.50% -24.17%
10th Percentile £24.30 £21.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £68.15 £103.50 £31.85
London median hourly rate £44.96 £44.21 £43.13
% change year-on-year +1.70% +2.51% +26.84%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 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
City of London -18 226 £525 +5.00% 18
City of Westminster -10 19 £475 -
Southwark -17 16 £525 -
Camden +10 9 £525 +2.44%
West End of London +6 7 £750 +25.00%
Web Services
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Central London region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 116 (36.48%) Java
2 113 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 90 (28.30%) Microservices
5 89 (27.99%) REST
6 84 (26.42%) RESTful
7 81 (25.47%) Amazon AWS
8 71 (22.33%) Finance
9 65 (20.44%) DevOps
10 64 (20.13%) TDD
11 60 (18.87%) SQL
11 60 (18.87%) XML
12 57 (17.92%) C#
12 57 (17.92%) Python
13 56 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
14 55 (17.30%) SOAP
15 54 (16.98%) Spring
16 53 (16.67%) Node.js
17 52 (16.35%) HTML
18 49 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
19 48 (15.09%) Test Automation
20 47 (14.78%) .NET
21 45 (14.15%) CSS
21 45 (14.15%) JSON
22 42 (13.21%) Docker
23 40 (12.58%) Git (software)
24 39 (12.26%) Linux
24 39 (12.26%) Scrum
25 38 (11.95%) E-Commerce
26 37 (11.64%) SQL Server

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 14 (4.40%) Confluence
2 9 (2.83%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.89%) CMS
4 6 (1.89%) nginx
4 6 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.57%) IIS
5 5 (1.57%) JBoss
5 5 (1.57%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.94%) Apache
8 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.63%) Mule
8 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.94%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.94%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.31%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 81 (25.47%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (7.55%) Serverless
4 21 (6.60%) AWS Lambda
5 19 (5.97%) PaaS
6 16 (5.03%) Amazon S3
6 16 (5.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (4.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (4.09%) SaaS
8 11 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (3.14%) Force.com
10 9 (2.83%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (2.83%) GitHub
10 9 (2.83%) Office 365
10 9 (2.83%) Power Platform
11 8 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (2.20%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (2.20%) IaaS
13 6 (1.89%) Heroku
13 6 (1.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.83%) HTTP
2 6 (1.89%) SMTP
3 4 (1.26%) Firewall
3 4 (1.26%) WAN
4 2 (0.63%) AMQP
4 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.63%) Internet
4 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.63%) LAN
4 2 (0.63%) Network Security
4 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.38%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.49%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.29%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.46%) Big Data
7 11 (3.46%) MySQL
8 9 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (2.52%) Redis
10 6 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.89%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.89%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.89%) Spotfire
11 5 (1.57%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.57%) Power BI
12 4 (1.26%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 33 (10.38%) Jenkins
3 27 (8.49%) JIRA
4 22 (6.92%) Cucumber
4 22 (6.92%) Selenium
5 16 (5.03%) Maven
6 11 (3.46%) JUnit
6 11 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.46%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.83%) Bitbucket
7 9 (2.83%) Subversion
8 8 (2.52%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.20%) webpack
10 6 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.57%) Babel
11 5 (1.57%) NUnit
11 5 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.26%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.26%) Gradle
12 4 (1.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 71 (22.33%) Finance
2 31 (9.75%) Banking
3 11 (3.46%) Front Office
3 11 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.83%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.52%) Marketing
6 7 (2.20%) Retail
7 5 (1.57%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.26%) Back Office
9 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Games
10 2 (0.63%) Law
10 2 (0.63%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 178 (55.97%) Developer
2 52 (16.35%) Senior Developer
3 32 (10.06%) Java Developer
4 25 (7.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (6.92%) .NET Developer
5 22 (6.92%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (6.60%) Architect
7 19 (5.97%) Tester
8 18 (5.66%) E-Commerce Developer
9 16 (5.03%) Analyst
9 16 (5.03%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
10 14 (4.40%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (3.14%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.14%) Salesforce Developer
11 10 (3.14%) Technical Leader
12 9 (2.83%) Python Developer
13 8 (2.52%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (2.52%) Hybris Developer
13 8 (2.52%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (27.99%) REST
2 84 (26.42%) RESTful
3 60 (18.87%) XML
4 55 (17.30%) SOAP
5 54 (16.98%) Spring
6 53 (16.67%) Node.js
7 52 (16.35%) HTML
8 47 (14.78%) .NET
9 45 (14.15%) CSS
9 45 (14.15%) JSON
10 30 (9.43%) AngularJS
11 27 (8.49%) Spring Boot
12 25 (7.86%) HTML5
12 25 (7.86%) Kafka
13 20 (6.29%) React
14 18 (5.66%) ASP.NET
14 18 (5.66%) jQuery
15 17 (5.35%) .NET Framework
15 17 (5.35%) Redux
16 16 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.09%) User Experience
3 10 (3.14%) Data Structures
3 10 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.20%) Hedge funds
4 7 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.57%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.57%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.57%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.26%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.26%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.26%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.94%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.94%) Derivative
8 3 (0.94%) Marketing Technology
8 3 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.26%) Linux
2 31 (9.75%) Windows
3 25 (7.86%) Unix
4 7 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.63%) Android
6 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (28.30%) Microservices
3 65 (20.44%) DevOps
4 64 (20.13%) TDD
5 49 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (15.09%) Test Automation
7 39 (12.26%) Scrum
8 38 (11.95%) E-Commerce
9 30 (9.43%) BDD
10 29 (9.12%) Open Source
11 27 (8.49%) Unit Testing
12 26 (8.18%) OO
13 24 (7.55%) MVC
13 24 (7.55%) SDLC
14 22 (6.92%) Analytics
15 20 (6.29%) Kanban
16 18 (5.66%) Migration
17 17 (5.35%) Software Engineering
18 16 (5.03%) Computer Science
19 15 (4.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 116 (36.48%) Java
2 106 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 60 (18.87%) SQL
4 57 (17.92%) C#
4 57 (17.92%) Python
5 23 (7.23%) Java 8
6 16 (5.03%) Scala
7 15 (4.72%) Groovy
8 13 (4.09%) Apex Code
8 13 (4.09%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.77%) Ruby
9 12 (3.77%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.46%) Go
11 10 (3.14%) PHP
12 8 (2.52%) Perl
13 7 (2.20%) ES6
13 7 (2.20%) SOQL
13 7 (2.20%) SOSL
14 6 (1.89%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.89%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 18 (5.66%) Degree
2 7 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.89%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.26%) MCSE
4 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.94%) CHECK Team Member
6 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.31%) CSQA
7 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) GPEN
7 1 (0.31%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) OSCE
7 1 (0.31%) OSCP
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.01%) QA
2 8 (2.52%) SLA
3 7 (2.20%) SEPA
4 4 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) MiFID
5 1 (0.31%) NCSC
5 1 (0.31%) PSD2
System Software
1 42 (13.21%) Docker
2 11 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.63%) HDFS
6 1 (0.31%) zsh
Systems Management
1 31 (9.75%) Kubernetes
2 22 (6.92%) Ansible
3 20 (6.29%) Terraform
4 12 (3.77%) Puppet
5 9 (2.83%) Mesos
6 8 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (2.52%) Marathon
7 4 (1.26%) logstash
7 4 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.94%) Kibana
9 2 (0.63%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.63%) SCCM
10 1 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.31%) Grafana
10 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 29 (9.12%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.23%) Oracle
3 17 (5.35%) Google
4 16 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.83%) HP
5 9 (2.83%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.52%) AppDynamics
6 8 (2.52%) hybris
6 8 (2.52%) Splunk
7 7 (2.20%) Adobe
7 7 (2.20%) VMware
8 6 (1.89%) Dynatrace
8 6 (1.89%) IBM
8 6 (1.89%) Informatica
8 6 (1.89%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.57%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.26%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.26%) Sybase
11 3 (0.94%) Dell
11 3 (0.94%) PeopleSoft