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 28 June 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 12 14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 0 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 10.32% 9.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 31.71% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £404 £375
% change year-on-year -0.80% +7.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year +10.34% -4.10%  

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 15 41 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 18.52% 32.54% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 59 128
Median daily rate £300 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

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