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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 August 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 70 44
Rank change year-on-year -5 -26 +22
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 20 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.17% 1.65% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.76% 7.43% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 13
10th Percentile £319 £225 £244
25th Percentile £339 £300 £264
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £408 £419 £315
Median % change year-on-year -2.69% +32.94% -25.88%
75th Percentile £469 £506 £342
90th Percentile £550 £549 £366
England median daily rate £550 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 278 269 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.35% 22.14% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 196 102
10th Percentile £360 £225 £270
25th Percentile £389 £306 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £398 £375
Median % change year-on-year +19.50% +6.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £477 £438
90th Percentile £588 £575 £549
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
10th Percentile £16.70 £22.39 -
25th Percentile £18.58 £25.60 £35.00
Median hourly rate £19.67 £32.42 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -39.34% -18.96% +25.98%
75th Percentile £26.31 £39.44 £45.00
90th Percentile £30.75 £42.78 -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £49.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +22.45% +8.89% -0.55%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the East Midlands

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Web Services in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Web Services in the East Midlands

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Web Services in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Web Services in the East Midlands

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Web Services in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Web Services in the East Midlands

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +10 10 £475 -13.64% 3
Northamptonshire -1 3 £390 -19.59% 3
Derbyshire -10 3 £338 -18.18% 1
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 9 (56.25%) Bitbucket
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) SOAP
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) Azure
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) RESTful
4 6 (37.50%) Microservices
4 6 (37.50%) Social Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Agile
5 5 (31.25%) TestNG
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) CI/CD
5 5 (31.25%) Appium
5 5 (31.25%) SDET
5 5 (31.25%) Sauce Labs
5 5 (31.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
5 5 (31.25%) SoapUI
5 5 (31.25%) Confluence
5 5 (31.25%) Zephyr
6 4 (25.00%) Line Management
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) User Stories
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Core
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) Influencing Skills

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (31.25%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (18.75%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Power Automate
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Bitbucket
2 7 (43.75%) Selenium
3 5 (31.25%) Appium
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) SoapUI
3 5 (31.25%) TestNG
3 5 (31.25%) Zephyr
4 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (25.00%) Postman
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (12.50%) MbUnit
5 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 2 (12.50%) MSTest
5 2 (12.50%) NUnit
5 2 (12.50%) Sourcetree
5 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 2 (12.50%) Subversion
5 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (37.50%) Social Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Influencing Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) SOAP
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Core
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) JSP
5 2 (12.50%) LESS
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) Sass
5 2 (12.50%) Swagger
5 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Team-Oriented Environment
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Microservices
1 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Agile
2 5 (31.25%) CI/CD
2 5 (31.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 5 (31.25%) SDET
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Line Management
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
2 1 (6.25%) UiPath