The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 24 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 30 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.88% 3.88% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.73% 13.79% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £349 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £503 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 55 116 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.63% 28.16% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 67 53
Median daily rate £351 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £23.75
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 Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Coventry

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Coventry over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Coventry

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (32.50%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 12 (30.00%) CSS
5 12 (30.00%) BDD
6 11 (27.50%) .NET
7 10 (25.00%) Project Management
7 10 (25.00%) C#
7 10 (25.00%) SQL
7 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 10 (25.00%) REST
7 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (22.50%) Open Source
8 9 (22.50%) User Stories
8 9 (22.50%) TDD
9 7 (17.50%) User Experience
9 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (17.50%) Ruby
9 7 (17.50%) Migration
9 7 (17.50%) MVC
9 7 (17.50%) Finance
9 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
9 7 (17.50%) RESTful
10 6 (15.00%) Scala
10 6 (15.00%) JSON
10 6 (15.00%) Django

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 4 (10.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.50%) nginx
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MSTest
1 4 (10.00%) NUnit
1 4 (10.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (10.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) MSBuild
2 3 (7.50%) NCover
2 3 (7.50%) NDepend
2 3 (7.50%) NuGet
2 3 (7.50%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.50%) CircleCI
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Business Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Architect
5 9 (22.50%) Digital Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Digital Business Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Technical Architect
7 5 (12.50%) CRM Developer
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Architect
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Technical Architect
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Azure Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Digital Transformation
9 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
10 2 (5.00%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) CSS
3 11 (27.50%) .NET
4 10 (25.00%) REST
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (17.50%) RESTful
6 6 (15.00%) Ajax
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (15.00%) CSS3
6 6 (15.00%) Django
6 6 (15.00%) HTML5
6 6 (15.00%) JSON
6 6 (15.00%) Play Framework
6 6 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (12.50%) SOAP
7 5 (12.50%) WCF
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
9 3 (7.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) DataPower
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 12 (30.00%) BDD
4 10 (25.00%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (22.50%) Open Source
5 9 (22.50%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) User Stories
6 7 (17.50%) Migration
6 7 (17.50%) MVC
7 6 (15.00%) CRM
7 6 (15.00%) Service Design
8 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Campaign Management
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Data Conversion
8 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) C#
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Ruby
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) Scala
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) CHECK Team Member
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Xamarin