The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 25 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 8.21% 13.22% 10.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.49% 32.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 13
Median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £388 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £548 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Croydon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 97 100 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 49.74% 41.32% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 21
Median daily rate £500 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Croydon

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Croydon over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 17 (62.96%) Java
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 11 (40.74%) RESTful
4 11 (40.74%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (40.74%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
5 10 (37.04%) BDD
6 9 (33.33%) Maven
6 9 (33.33%) Docker
7 8 (29.63%) Spring
7 8 (29.63%) Scala
8 7 (25.93%) OpenLDAP
8 7 (25.93%) REST
8 7 (25.93%) Pair Programming
8 7 (25.93%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.93%) JBoss
8 7 (25.93%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) SOA
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
9 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
10 5 (18.52%) Apache Camel
10 5 (18.52%) CentOS
10 5 (18.52%) VMware

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 7 (25.93%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) GitHub
4 1 (3.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) SNMP
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.70%) HBase
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
3 9 (33.33%) Maven
4 5 (18.52%) JUnit
5 4 (14.81%) DbUnit
5 4 (14.81%) jMock
5 4 (14.81%) Mockito
5 4 (14.81%) SonarQube
6 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
6 2 (7.41%) Gradle
6 2 (7.41%) JIRA
7 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.70%) Hudson
7 1 (3.70%) NUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium
7 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) AWS Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Scala Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Web Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) RESTful
2 8 (29.63%) Spring
3 7 (25.93%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (25.93%) REST
4 5 (18.52%) Apache Camel
4 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) SOAP
4 5 (18.52%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) J2EE
5 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
5 4 (14.81%) PowerMock
6 3 (11.11%) Apache CXF
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (7.41%) .NET
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) DHTML
7 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.41%) jBPM
7 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (40.74%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) BDD
6 7 (25.93%) Pair Programming
7 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) SOA
8 4 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (14.81%) Kanban
8 4 (14.81%) Microservices
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) Open Source
9 3 (11.11%) OO
10 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.41%) Project Management
10 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
10 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) Scala
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Go
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) VBScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
3 3 (11.11%) Terraform
4 2 (7.41%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Consul
4 2 (7.41%) Packer
4 2 (7.41%) Rsyslog
4 2 (7.41%) yum
4 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) CA
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Civica
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