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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 26 24
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 97 152 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.15% 5.98% 6.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.27% 22.69% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 94 133
Median daily rate £445 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £244 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.14 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.47% -16.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 731 670 819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.24% 26.38% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 422 497
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 30
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the East of England

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in the East of England

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in the East of England

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 24 £338 -25.00% 22
Essex -32 23 £474 +51.52% 4
Cambridgeshire -22 18 £385 -18.51% 13
Norfolk +10 17 £450 -9.09% 6
Bedfordshire -8 9 £525 +50.00% 11
Suffolk -2 3 £420 +24.90% 3
East Anglia -2 2 £525 +17.31%
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 of England region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 106 (54.92%) Java
2 95 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (41.97%) JavaScript
4 78 (40.41%) SQL
5 70 (36.27%) XML
6 68 (35.23%) HTML
7 58 (30.05%) TDD
8 55 (28.50%) .NET
9 52 (26.94%) CSS
10 48 (24.87%) C#
10 48 (24.87%) Linux
11 46 (23.83%) Spring
12 42 (21.76%) Oracle
12 42 (21.76%) SOAP
13 39 (20.21%) Finance
13 39 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (20.21%) Jenkins
14 38 (19.69%) REST
15 35 (18.13%) Test Automation
15 35 (18.13%) Hibernate
15 35 (18.13%) SOA
16 34 (17.62%) SQL Server
16 34 (17.62%) MVC
17 33 (17.10%) Windows
18 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET
18 32 (16.58%) Scrum
18 32 (16.58%) Git (software)
19 30 (15.54%) RESTful
19 30 (15.54%) JSON
19 30 (15.54%) AngularJS

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 30 (15.54%) WebLogic
2 13 (6.74%) JBoss
3 12 (6.22%) CMS
3 12 (6.22%) WebSphere
4 11 (5.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (5.18%) IIS
6 9 (4.66%) Mule
7 6 (3.11%) Confluence
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (3.11%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.07%) Apache Pig
9 4 (2.07%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (4.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (4.15%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (3.11%) Unica
4 5 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.52%) Magento
6 1 (0.52%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.52%) Odoo
6 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.52%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.52%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.63%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.11%) SaaS
3 6 (3.11%) Silverpop
4 5 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.59%) Google Analytics
4 5 (2.59%) IaaS
4 5 (2.59%) PaaS
5 4 (2.07%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.07%) Route 53
6 3 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.04%) GitHub
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.04%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.25%) HTTP
2 9 (4.66%) Internet
3 8 (4.15%) LDAP
3 8 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.11%) SSL
5 3 (1.55%) DNS
5 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.04%) Firewall
6 2 (1.04%) IMAP
6 2 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.04%) SMTP
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.40%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.25%) MySQL
4 11 (5.70%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (5.70%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.18%) Sybase ASE
6 9 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.15%) Big Data
7 8 (4.15%) MariaDB
7 8 (4.15%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.63%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.59%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.59%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.59%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.59%) Sqoop
10 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (20.21%) Jenkins
2 32 (16.58%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.84%) Visual Studio
4 18 (9.33%) Maven
5 17 (8.81%) Selenium
5 17 (8.81%) Subversion
6 16 (8.29%) JIRA
6 16 (8.29%) JUnit
7 13 (6.74%) SoapUI
8 11 (5.70%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (4.66%) Appium
10 9 (4.66%) Mockito
11 8 (4.15%) Ant
12 7 (3.63%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.11%) SpecFlow
14 5 (2.59%) AccuRev
14 5 (2.59%) Calabash
14 5 (2.59%) WebDriver
15 4 (2.07%) JMeter
General
1 39 (20.21%) Finance
2 18 (9.33%) Marketing
3 16 (8.29%) Retail
4 10 (5.18%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.66%) Electronics
6 4 (2.07%) Banking
7 3 (1.55%) Military
8 2 (1.04%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.04%) Automotive
8 2 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Games
8 2 (1.04%) Legal
8 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 123 (63.73%) Developer
2 57 (29.53%) Java Developer
3 29 (15.03%) .NET Developer
3 29 (15.03%) Architect
4 20 (10.36%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (6.22%) Tester
6 10 (5.18%) Agile Developer
7 9 (4.66%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.15%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.15%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.63%) Analyst
9 7 (3.63%) Automation Tester
10 6 (3.11%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.11%) E-Commerce Architect
10 6 (3.11%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 6 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.11%) SOA Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (36.27%) XML
2 68 (35.23%) HTML
3 55 (28.50%) .NET
4 52 (26.94%) CSS
5 46 (23.83%) Spring
6 42 (21.76%) SOAP
7 38 (19.69%) REST
8 35 (18.13%) Hibernate
9 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET
10 30 (15.54%) AngularJS
10 30 (15.54%) JSON
10 30 (15.54%) RESTful
11 29 (15.03%) J2EE
12 28 (14.51%) XSLT
13 25 (12.95%) JPA
14 20 (10.36%) HTML5
14 20 (10.36%) JSP
15 19 (9.84%) Ajax
15 19 (9.84%) jQuery
16 17 (8.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (7.77%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.11%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.59%) User Experience
5 5 (2.59%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.04%) Clustering
8 2 (1.04%) IPTV
8 2 (1.04%) Life Science
8 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Replication
8 2 (1.04%) W3C
9 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.87%) Linux
2 33 (17.10%) Windows
3 26 (13.47%) Unix
4 15 (7.77%) Android
5 14 (7.25%) Mac OS X
6 11 (5.70%) Apple iOS
7 9 (4.66%) Solaris
8 6 (3.11%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.07%) HPUX
9 4 (2.07%) VMS
10 3 (1.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (30.05%) TDD
3 39 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (18.13%) SOA
4 35 (18.13%) Test Automation
5 34 (17.62%) MVC
6 32 (16.58%) Scrum
7 25 (12.95%) BDD
7 25 (12.95%) OO
8 24 (12.44%) Microservices
9 23 (11.92%) Web Development
10 16 (8.29%) Content Management
11 15 (7.77%) B2C
11 15 (7.77%) Kanban
12 14 (7.25%) Configuration Management
12 14 (7.25%) CRM
12 14 (7.25%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.74%) DevOps
13 13 (6.74%) Software Engineering
14 12 (6.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 106 (54.92%) Java
2 81 (41.97%) JavaScript
3 78 (40.41%) SQL
4 48 (24.87%) C#
5 23 (11.92%) PL/SQL
6 15 (7.77%) T-SQL
7 14 (7.25%) XPath
8 12 (6.22%) Groovy
8 12 (6.22%) Python
8 12 (6.22%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.66%) C
10 5 (2.59%) Apple Swift
10 5 (2.59%) C++
10 5 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.07%) HiveQL
11 4 (2.07%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.07%) Scala
12 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.18%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (1.04%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.04%) CISA
2 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.04%) CISM
2 2 (1.04%) CRISC
2 2 (1.04%) ISEB
2 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.52%) CCSP
3 1 (0.52%) CEH
3 1 (0.52%) CISSP
3 1 (0.52%) GIAC
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.52%) MCP
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.52%) PhD
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.70%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.55%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (3.63%) Ansible
2 5 (2.59%) Puppet
3 4 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.07%) Terraform
4 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.52%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.52%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.52%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 42 (21.76%) Oracle
2 22 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.40%) SAP
3 18 (9.33%) IBM
4 14 (7.25%) Google
5 10 (5.18%) Sybase
6 9 (4.66%) Adobe
6 9 (4.66%) hybris
7 8 (4.15%) WSO2
8 6 (3.11%) Pega
9 5 (2.59%) Omniture
9 5 (2.59%) Xamarin
10 4 (2.07%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.55%) FatWire
11 3 (1.55%) webMethods
12 2 (1.04%) HP
12 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
12 2 (1.04%) Talend
12 2 (1.04%) VMware
13 1 (0.52%) Imperva
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market rates - Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Posted: 5 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago