Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 July 2021 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 of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 38 28
Rank change year-on-year -38 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 54 87 276
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.45% 4.97% 6.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.92% 17.72% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 153
10th Percentile £288 £400 £343
25th Percentile £381 £422 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £500 £463
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% +8.11% -9.76%
75th Percentile £575 £541 £525
90th Percentile £625 £599 £588
England median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +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 of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 453 491 1,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.56% 28.06% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 352 731
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £550 £538 £525
90th Percentile £625 £575 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 22
10th Percentile £11.25 £41.40 £27.08
25th Percentile £27.00 £45.56 £41.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £57.00 £45.75
Median % change year-on-year -21.05% +24.59% +28.87%
75th Percentile £50.18 £66.00 £54.56
90th Percentile £56.53 £68.70 £66.45
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +8.15%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the East of England

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Web Services in the East of England

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Web Services in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Web Services in the East of England

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Web Services in the East of England

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -21 25 £475 -5.00% 19
Essex -16 13 £525 - 5
Suffolk +4 8 £350 -26.32% 6
Cambridgeshire -14 8 £450 -10.00% 14
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 of England region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (53.70%) Java
3 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.89%) Social Skills
5 20 (37.04%) Scrum
5 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
6 19 (35.19%) Node.js
6 19 (35.19%) .NET
7 18 (33.33%) C#
8 15 (27.78%) Linux
9 14 (25.93%) REST
9 14 (25.93%) JSON
9 14 (25.93%) Mathematics
10 13 (24.07%) Degree
10 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
10 13 (24.07%) XML
10 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
11 12 (22.22%) Eclipse
11 12 (22.22%) Windows
11 12 (22.22%) C++
11 12 (22.22%) SQL
11 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 12 (22.22%) AWS
11 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
11 12 (22.22%) DevOps
12 11 (20.37%) Azure
12 11 (20.37%) Qt
12 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
12 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (11.11%) IBM Domino
1 6 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.85%) Appian
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) AWS
2 11 (20.37%) Azure
3 7 (12.96%) Serverless
4 6 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (9.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (9.26%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (5.56%) CloudFront
7 2 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.85%) Akamai
8 1 (1.85%) Azure Event Grid
8 1 (1.85%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (1.85%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.85%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Ethernet
1 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.41%) DB2
3 4 (7.41%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.85%) GIS
5 1 (1.85%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) Power BI
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
3 12 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 11 (20.37%) NetBeans
5 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 10 (18.52%) JIRA
6 7 (12.96%) Selenium
7 6 (11.11%) REST Assured
8 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
9 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
9 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
10 3 (5.56%) Maven
11 2 (3.70%) JUnit
12 1 (1.85%) Appium
12 1 (1.85%) eggPlant
12 1 (1.85%) Gradle
12 1 (1.85%) JMeter
12 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.85%) Mockito
12 1 (1.85%) Postman
General
1 21 (38.89%) Social Skills
2 11 (20.37%) Aerospace
2 11 (20.37%) Military
3 10 (18.52%) Presentation Skills
4 8 (14.81%) Retail
5 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
7 3 (5.56%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (3.70%) Games
8 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.85%) Finance
9 1 (1.85%) Law
9 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 6 (11.11%) Architect
2 6 (11.11%) Tester
3 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
3 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Architect
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) .NET
1 19 (35.19%) Node.js
2 14 (25.93%) JSON
2 14 (25.93%) REST
3 13 (24.07%) XML
4 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 11 (20.37%) Qt
6 10 (18.52%) ActiveX
6 10 (18.52%) DirectX
6 10 (18.52%) MFC
6 10 (18.52%) OpenGL
6 10 (18.52%) RESTful
7 8 (14.81%) SOAP
8 7 (12.96%) .NET Core
8 7 (12.96%) HTML
8 7 (12.96%) React
9 6 (11.11%) CSS
10 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
10 4 (7.41%) Spring
10 4 (7.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.70%) NHS
1 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
1 2 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.85%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Windows
3 7 (12.96%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) CentOS
5 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Scrum
3 14 (25.93%) Mathematics
4 12 (22.22%) DevOps
4 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (18.52%) Synthetic Environment
7 7 (12.96%) BDD
7 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.11%) System Testing
8 6 (11.11%) TDD
9 5 (9.26%) ITIL
9 5 (9.26%) Microservices
9 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.41%) Blue-Green Deployment
10 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.33%) C#
4 12 (22.22%) C++
4 12 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) GLSL
5 10 (18.52%) HLSL
6 7 (12.96%) Python
7 5 (9.26%) Java 8
8 4 (7.41%) Scala
9 3 (5.56%) Java 11
9 3 (5.56%) PHP
10 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.70%) C
10 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.85%) Go
11 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Degree
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
4 1 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Terraform
2 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) hybris
3 6 (11.11%) Xerox
4 4 (7.41%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.70%) Pega
5 2 (3.70%) WSO2
6 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.85%) BEA
6 1 (1.85%) Coveo
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.85%) Sitecore