Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 42 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 132 151 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.53% 4.76% 4.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.26% 15.12% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 107 113
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - +11.52%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £298
90th Percentile £499 £500 £505
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +13.79%

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 865 999 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.66% 31.51% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 617 492
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £284 £275 £251
90th Percentile £525 £501 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +28.21% +53.36%
10th Percentile £26.88 £36.90 £10.45
90th Percentile £47.63 £67.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +8.67% +3.45%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in the East Midlands

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in the East Midlands

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 22 July 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire -6 57 £400 +1.59% 32
Northamptonshire +13 41 £395 +12.86% 12
Leicestershire -4 15 £340 +7.94% 11
Lincolnshire +14 6 - - 1
Derbyshire +3 6 £313 -21.88% 4
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 83 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.91%) Java
3 49 (37.12%) JavaScript
3 49 (37.12%) .NET
4 48 (36.36%) C#
5 47 (35.61%) HTML
6 46 (34.85%) Git (software)
7 39 (29.55%) TDD
8 38 (28.79%) Test Automation
9 37 (28.03%) XML
10 35 (26.52%) Spring
11 33 (25.00%) SOAP
12 32 (24.24%) CSS
13 31 (23.48%) Windows
13 31 (23.48%) Scrum
14 29 (21.97%) MVC
14 29 (21.97%) Jenkins
15 26 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (18.94%) Hibernate
17 24 (18.18%) Linux
17 24 (18.18%) OO
17 24 (18.18%) Oracle
18 23 (17.42%) REST
19 22 (16.67%) Unit Testing
20 21 (15.91%) Finance
20 21 (15.91%) Docker
21 19 (14.39%) SDLC
21 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
21 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET
21 19 (14.39%) JSON

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 11 (8.33%) CMS
2 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.55%) IIS
3 6 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.79%) Mule
5 4 (3.03%) JBoss
5 4 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.27%) Confluence
7 2 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.76%) Apache
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) HipChat
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.79%) PaaS
3 4 (3.03%) IaaS
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.03%) SaaS
4 3 (2.27%) npm
5 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.76%) Serverless
5 1 (0.76%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Firewall
2 3 (2.27%) FTP
3 2 (1.52%) HTTP
3 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) SMS
3 2 (1.52%) SSL
3 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.06%) MySQL
4 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.27%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) Big Data
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.76%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (34.85%) Git (software)
2 29 (21.97%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.88%) Subversion
4 14 (10.61%) JUnit
5 13 (9.85%) JIRA
6 11 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 11 (8.33%) Selenium
7 10 (7.58%) Maven
7 10 (7.58%) SonarQube
8 8 (6.06%) IntelliJ
8 8 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (5.30%) Gradle
10 5 (3.79%) Ant
10 5 (3.79%) Bower
10 5 (3.79%) gulp
10 5 (3.79%) Jasmine
10 5 (3.79%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.79%) webpack
10 5 (3.79%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Retail
3 4 (3.03%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Automotive
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (65.91%) Developer
2 30 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 27 (20.45%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.85%) Analyst
5 12 (9.09%) Architect
6 8 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.30%) Developer in Test
7 7 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Tester
8 6 (4.55%) WPF Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.79%) Oracle Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.03%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (37.12%) .NET
2 47 (35.61%) HTML
3 37 (28.03%) XML
4 35 (26.52%) Spring
5 33 (25.00%) SOAP
6 32 (24.24%) CSS
7 25 (18.94%) Hibernate
8 23 (17.42%) REST
9 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET
9 19 (14.39%) JSON
10 18 (13.64%) AngularJS
10 18 (13.64%) HTML5
10 18 (13.64%) jQuery
11 15 (11.36%) .NET Framework
12 14 (10.61%) J2EE
13 13 (9.85%) Java EE
13 13 (9.85%) RESTful
13 13 (9.85%) WCF
14 12 (9.09%) CSS3
15 11 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.27%) Replication
4 2 (1.52%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Clustering
5 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.76%) iPad
5 1 (0.76%) iPhone
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.48%) Windows
2 24 (18.18%) Linux
3 9 (6.82%) Unix
4 8 (6.06%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.27%) Android
7 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.55%) TDD
3 38 (28.79%) Test Automation
4 31 (23.48%) Scrum
5 29 (21.97%) MVC
6 24 (18.18%) OO
7 22 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 19 (14.39%) SDLC
9 17 (12.88%) Microservices
10 16 (12.12%) DevOps
11 15 (11.36%) OOP
12 13 (9.85%) ITIL
13 10 (7.58%) Configuration Management
13 10 (7.58%) Waterfall
14 9 (6.82%) Deployment Automation
14 9 (6.82%) E-Commerce
14 9 (6.82%) SOA
15 8 (6.06%) BDD
15 8 (6.06%) Front End Development
15 8 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.91%) Java
2 49 (37.12%) JavaScript
3 48 (36.36%) C#
4 17 (12.88%) SQL
5 7 (5.30%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.55%) Python
6 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.79%) Apple Swift
7 5 (3.79%) Java 8
7 5 (3.79%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.03%) C
9 3 (2.27%) Perl
9 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.52%) Groovy
10 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.76%) ABAP
11 1 (0.76%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.76%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) Degree
3 2 (1.52%) ISEB
3 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (15.91%) Docker
2 2 (1.52%) vCloud
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.58%) Puppet
3 3 (2.27%) Ansible
4 2 (1.52%) Control-M
4 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.76%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.76%) Salt
5 1 (0.76%) SCOM
5 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (18.18%) Oracle
2 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.03%) Apple
3 4 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (2.27%) Splunk
5 2 (1.52%) Adobe
5 2 (1.52%) HP
5 2 (1.52%) IBM
5 2 (1.52%) SAP
5 2 (1.52%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.52%) VMware
5 2 (1.52%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.76%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.76%) Lotus
6 1 (0.76%) McAfee
6 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.76%) Perforce
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.76%) Symantec