Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 40 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +32
Contract jobs citing Web Services 124 143 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.19% 4.56% 5.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.61% 15.56% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 81 92
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £296 £313 £263
90th Percentile £620 £475 £475
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 - £10.00
10th Percentile £41.25 - £9.40
90th Percentile £43.75 - £41.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%

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 849 919 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.70% 29.29% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 542 502
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £542 £502 £487
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £38.75 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.23% +7.50% -46.67%
10th Percentile £19.00 £20.75 £9.70
90th Percentile £48.85 £41.50 £49.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 53 £450 +20.00% 37
Northamptonshire +16 34 £400 +3.23% 16
Leicestershire -18 18 £340 -6.21% 16
Lincolnshire +6 7 £320 -1.54% 2
Derbyshire +6 6 £400 -29.20% 16
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 71 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.74%) RESTful
3 46 (37.10%) HTML
4 39 (31.45%) SOAP
5 38 (30.65%) C#
6 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 36 (29.03%) CSS
6 36 (29.03%) Git (software)
7 34 (27.42%) .NET
7 34 (27.42%) Microservices
8 32 (25.81%) Java
9 29 (23.39%) Test Automation
10 27 (21.77%) Finance
11 26 (20.97%) MVC
11 26 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (20.16%) Jenkins
12 25 (20.16%) jQuery
12 25 (20.16%) Unit Testing
13 24 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (19.35%) Oracle
14 23 (18.55%) SQL
15 22 (17.74%) Spring
15 22 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (16.94%) Scrum
16 21 (16.94%) SOA
17 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET
17 20 (16.13%) TDD
17 20 (16.13%) HTML5
17 20 (16.13%) CSS3
18 19 (15.32%) REST

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 (8.87%) CMS
2 7 (5.65%) Apache
3 5 (4.03%) IIS
3 5 (4.03%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.42%) nginx
5 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (12.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.61%) IaaS
4 2 (1.61%) iPaaS
4 2 (1.61%) Route 53
4 2 (1.61%) SaaS
4 2 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.81%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.81%) PaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) SSL
2 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.61%) FTP
3 2 (1.61%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.87%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.06%) MySQL
3 10 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.42%) Redis
6 3 (2.42%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.61%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.61%) Power BI
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.81%) Big Data
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 25 (20.16%) Jenkins
3 18 (14.52%) Maven
4 17 (13.71%) JUnit
5 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.65%) Gradle
5 7 (5.65%) Jasmine
6 6 (4.84%) Bower
6 6 (4.84%) gulp
6 6 (4.84%) Selenium
6 6 (4.84%) Subversion
6 6 (4.84%) webpack
6 6 (4.84%) Yeoman
7 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.03%) IntelliJ
7 5 (4.03%) JProfiler
7 5 (4.03%) SonarQube
7 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.03%) Xcode
8 4 (3.23%) CasperJS
General
1 27 (21.77%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Banking
3 10 (8.06%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Automotive
4 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (61.29%) Developer
2 21 (16.94%) Java Developer
3 20 (16.13%) Architect
4 17 (13.71%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.87%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 9 (7.26%) iOS Developer
7 9 (7.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (6.45%) Lead Architect
8 8 (6.45%) Lead Enterprise Architect
9 6 (4.84%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (4.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.74%) RESTful
2 46 (37.10%) HTML
3 39 (31.45%) SOAP
4 36 (29.03%) CSS
5 34 (27.42%) .NET
6 25 (20.16%) jQuery
7 22 (17.74%) Spring
8 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 20 (16.13%) CSS3
8 20 (16.13%) HTML5
9 19 (15.32%) Hibernate
9 19 (15.32%) JSON
9 19 (15.32%) REST
10 17 (13.71%) Java EE
11 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (9.68%) .NET Core
12 12 (9.68%) React
13 11 (8.87%) Ajax
14 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (8.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.23%) iPad
4 4 (3.23%) iPhone
5 3 (2.42%) User Experience
6 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.32%) Linux
2 15 (12.10%) Windows
3 9 (7.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.03%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.03%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.42%) Microservices
3 29 (23.39%) Test Automation
4 26 (20.97%) MVC
5 25 (20.16%) Unit Testing
6 22 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (16.94%) Scrum
7 21 (16.94%) SOA
8 20 (16.13%) TDD
9 18 (14.52%) OO
10 16 (12.90%) Front End Development
11 14 (11.29%) DevOps
12 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.26%) Data Modelling
13 9 (7.26%) iOS Development
13 9 (7.26%) OOP
14 8 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (6.45%) SDLC
14 8 (6.45%) Workflow
15 7 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.65%) C#
2 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 32 (25.81%) Java
4 23 (18.55%) SQL
5 10 (8.06%) PHP
6 9 (7.26%) Apple Swift
6 9 (7.26%) Objective-C
6 9 (7.26%) Python
7 7 (5.65%) TypeScript
8 5 (4.03%) Ruby
9 4 (3.23%) PHP 5
10 3 (2.42%) ABAP
10 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.42%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.61%) C
11 2 (1.61%) Go
11 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.81%) ES6
12 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) Ansible
2 5 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.03%) Puppet
3 3 (2.42%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.42%) Terraform
4 2 (1.61%) Kibana
4 2 (1.61%) logstash
5 1 (0.81%) collectd
5 1 (0.81%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) Packer
5 1 (0.81%) rkt
5 1 (0.81%) Salt
5 1 (0.81%) StatsD
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Oracle
2 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.26%) Perforce
4 6 (4.84%) Apple
4 6 (4.84%) Zend
5 5 (4.03%) SAP
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.42%) Tableau
7 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.61%) Workday
8 1 (0.81%) Capita
8 1 (0.81%) Casewise
8 1 (0.81%) hybris
8 1 (0.81%) IBM
8 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.81%) Remedy
8 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.81%) Twitter