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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
London / Croydon
Rank 18 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.29% 6.38% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.75% 24.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 2
Median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.25% +3.33%  
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 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 53 75 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 30.29% 26.60% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 61 25
Median daily rate £450 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) REST
3 11 (42.31%) Docker
3 11 (42.31%) DevOps
4 9 (34.62%) Kubernetes
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) BDD
5 8 (30.77%) Scala
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) RESTful
6 7 (26.92%) Puppet
6 7 (26.92%) Pair Programming
6 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
7 6 (23.08%) Play Framework
7 6 (23.08%) Terraform
7 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (23.08%) VPN
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 6 (23.08%) Apache
7 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (19.23%) Open Source
8 5 (19.23%) yum
8 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
8 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
8 5 (19.23%) ZABBIX
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g

Web Services
Top Related 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 6 (23.08%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) GitHub
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) VPN
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) LAN
2 5 (19.23%) SNMP
2 5 (19.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Gradle
4 2 (7.69%) FitNesse
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) NUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) Burp Suite
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Hudson
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) Protractor
5 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.85%) Toad
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.85%) Billing
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) AWS Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Scala Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Web Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) REST
2 7 (26.92%) RESTful
3 6 (23.08%) Play Framework
4 5 (19.23%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (15.38%) jBPM
5 4 (15.38%) SOAP
5 4 (15.38%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
6 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
6 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Akka
7 2 (7.69%) Apache CXF
7 2 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (7.69%) HTML
7 2 (7.69%) Sass
8 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (3.85%) Node.js
8 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) DevOps
3 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) BDD
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) Pair Programming
6 5 (19.23%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Functional Programming
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) Kanban
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Service Design
8 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.69%) SOA
9 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Scala
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Kubernetes
2 7 (26.92%) Puppet
3 6 (23.08%) Terraform
4 5 (19.23%) Ansible
4 5 (19.23%) Consul
4 5 (19.23%) Packer
4 5 (19.23%) Rsyslog
4 5 (19.23%) yum
4 5 (19.23%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) AppDynamics
2 5 (19.23%) Atlassian
2 5 (19.23%) CA
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Guidewire
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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