Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 6 months to 18 November 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 20 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.78% 2.90% 3.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 10.00% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
Dorset median daily rate £430 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -10.53% +26.67%
10th Percentile £409 £335 £356
90th Percentile £469 £455 £494
South West median daily rate £403 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +7.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Dorset median hourly rate - - £42.50
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.53 £55.00
% change year-on-year +101.91% -57.23% -71.05%

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 75 130 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.42% 29.02% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 95 38
Dorset median daily rate £416 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.93% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £325 £238 £213
90th Percentile £481 £445 £479
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 17
Dorset median hourly rate - - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Dorset

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Dorset

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Dorset

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Dorset

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +22 19 £430 +1.18% 2
Web Services
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Spring
4 9 (45.00%) MVC
4 9 (45.00%) SOAP
4 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 7 (35.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) REST
6 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) Gradle
7 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (25.00%) Maven
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) RESTful
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Thymeleaf
9 4 (20.00%) CSS
9 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
9 4 (20.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) Web Development
10 3 (15.00%) JSON

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (30.00%) Gradle
4 5 (25.00%) Maven
5 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
6 3 (15.00%) JIRA
6 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.00%) Toad
7 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
3 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 7 (35.00%) REST
4 7 (35.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) RESTful
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) Thymeleaf
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) Ajax
7 3 (15.00%) DHTML
7 3 (15.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 3 (15.00%) XSLT
8 1 (5.00%) JSP
8 1 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.00%) W3C
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) Process Management
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) SOA
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) Terraform
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
1 3 (15.00%) OpenText
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Isilon
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SolidFire