Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 32 37
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 132 163 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.42% 5.21% 4.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.10% 17.29% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 101 105
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £290 £306 £263
90th Percentile £629 £500 £475
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 - £9.75
10th Percentile £41.25 - £9.33
90th Percentile £43.75 - £9.98
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% -9.47% +31.94%

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 874 943 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.26% 30.14% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 551 501
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -4.41%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £245
90th Percentile £538 £523 £487
England median daily rate £475 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +7.34% +4.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 19
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +29.31%
10th Percentile £12.25 £20.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £80.13 £47.75
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year +0.61% +5.16% +10.71%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -18 57 £469 +25.00% 33
Northamptonshire +20 46 £375 +7.14% 21
Leicestershire -20 11 £340 -3.89% 14
Derbyshire -4 7 £400 -11.11% 8
Lincolnshire - 3 £650 - 1
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 66 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.67%) HTML
3 50 (37.88%) .NET
3 50 (37.88%) Git (software)
4 49 (37.12%) C#
5 47 (35.61%) JavaScript
6 40 (30.30%) Java
7 37 (28.03%) SOAP
7 37 (28.03%) Windows
8 34 (25.76%) XML
8 34 (25.76%) Microservices
9 33 (25.00%) MVC
10 30 (22.73%) CSS
10 30 (22.73%) Jenkins
11 29 (21.97%) TDD
12 28 (21.21%) Test Automation
12 28 (21.21%) RESTful
12 28 (21.21%) Oracle
13 25 (18.94%) Linux
13 25 (18.94%) Unit Testing
14 24 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (18.18%) JSON
15 23 (17.42%) Spring
15 23 (17.42%) OO
16 22 (16.67%) REST
17 21 (15.91%) Finance
17 21 (15.91%) Scrum
17 21 (15.91%) DevOps
18 20 (15.15%) SQL
18 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET

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 6 (4.55%) IIS
3 5 (3.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.79%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.52%) JBoss
4 2 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.55%) PaaS
5 4 (3.03%) IaaS
5 4 (3.03%) SaaS
6 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.76%) npm
7 1 (0.76%) Route 53
7 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Firewall
2 4 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) SMS
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.03%) MySQL
5 3 (2.27%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.76%) Big Data
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.76%) Redis
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (37.88%) Git (software)
2 30 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.36%) Subversion
4 13 (9.85%) Maven
5 12 (9.09%) JUnit
6 10 (7.58%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.58%) IntelliJ
6 10 (7.58%) SonarQube
7 9 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (6.06%) Gradle
8 8 (6.06%) ProC
8 8 (6.06%) Selenium
8 8 (6.06%) Xcode
9 7 (5.30%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.30%) JIRA
10 5 (3.79%) Bower
10 5 (3.79%) CasperJS
10 5 (3.79%) JProfiler
10 5 (3.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (3.79%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (15.91%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (2.27%) Retail
4 2 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Automotive
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (56.06%) Developer
2 23 (17.42%) .NET Developer
2 23 (17.42%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.64%) Architect
4 16 (12.12%) Analyst
5 8 (6.06%) Analyst Programmer
5 8 (6.06%) iOS Developer
5 8 (6.06%) Pick Analyst Programmer
5 8 (6.06%) Pick Programmer
5 8 (6.06%) Programmer
6 7 (5.30%) Applications Support
6 7 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 6 (4.55%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 6 (4.55%) Objective-C Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.67%) HTML
2 50 (37.88%) .NET
3 37 (28.03%) SOAP
4 34 (25.76%) XML
5 30 (22.73%) CSS
6 28 (21.21%) RESTful
7 24 (18.18%) JSON
8 23 (17.42%) Spring
9 22 (16.67%) REST
10 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET
11 18 (13.64%) Hibernate
12 16 (12.12%) AngularJS
13 13 (9.85%) Java EE
13 13 (9.85%) jQuery
13 13 (9.85%) WCF
14 12 (9.09%) Ajax
15 11 (8.33%) .NET Framework
15 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (8.33%) HTML5
16 9 (6.82%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.27%) Replication
2 3 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) NHS
4 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.03%) Windows
2 25 (18.94%) Linux
3 8 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 8 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 6 (4.55%) Unix
5 5 (3.79%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.76%) Microservices
3 33 (25.00%) MVC
4 29 (21.97%) TDD
5 28 (21.21%) Test Automation
6 25 (18.94%) Unit Testing
7 23 (17.42%) OO
8 21 (15.91%) DevOps
8 21 (15.91%) Scrum
9 19 (14.39%) OOP
10 18 (13.64%) SOA
11 16 (12.12%) SDLC
12 14 (10.61%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (10.61%) ITIL
13 12 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (7.58%) Front End Development
15 9 (6.82%) Configuration Management
16 8 (6.06%) Data Modelling
16 8 (6.06%) iOS Development
17 7 (5.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.12%) C#
2 47 (35.61%) JavaScript
3 40 (30.30%) Java
4 20 (15.15%) SQL
5 10 (7.58%) Python
6 9 (6.82%) Java 8
7 8 (6.06%) Apple Swift
7 8 (6.06%) Objective-C
8 7 (5.30%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.30%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.03%) C
9 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.27%) Perl
10 3 (2.27%) PHP
10 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.52%) ABAP
11 2 (1.52%) Go
11 2 (1.52%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) PMO
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.06%) Ansible
2 8 (6.06%) Puppet
3 3 (2.27%) Terraform
4 2 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Control-M
5 1 (0.76%) Kibana
5 1 (0.76%) logstash
5 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.76%) Nagios
5 1 (0.76%) Packer
5 1 (0.76%) rkt
5 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) Oracle
2 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.06%) Apple
4 6 (4.55%) Perforce
4 6 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.52%) Adobe
5 2 (1.52%) Google
5 2 (1.52%) SAP
5 2 (1.52%) Splunk
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.76%) Capita
6 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) Lotus
6 1 (0.76%) McAfee
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.76%) Remedy
6 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.76%) Symantec