The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 12 19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 0 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 8.64% 8.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 30.43% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £328 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 8 23 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 15.38% 28.40% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 46
Median daily rate £375 £325 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -19.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Cheltenham

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (33.33%) Anypoint
1 1 (33.33%) Mule
1 1 (33.33%) Mule ESB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) AMQP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) UDDI
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Content Enrichment
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft