Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 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 of England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 41 25
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 262 217 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.90% 4.99% 5.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.11% 16.13% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 150 189
East of England median daily rate £500 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £229
90th Percentile £600 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
East of England median hourly rate - £38.75 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.32% -9.66%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -18.60% +12.42% +8.74%

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 1,241 1,345 1,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.96% 30.96% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 868 773
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £270
90th Percentile £571 £558 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 40
East of England median hourly rate £35.52 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.28% +2.74% -6.41%
10th Percentile £15.67 £29.10 £11.80
90th Percentile £75.00 £56.60 £59.35
England median hourly rate £42.26 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.07% +7.89% +8.57%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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 6 months to 26 May 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
Essex +33 106 £525 +13.51% 21
Cambridgeshire +12 62 £400 -5.88% 40
Hertfordshire 0 59 £400 +14.29% 27
Bedfordshire +2 24 £450 -14.29% 16
Suffolk -21 6 £350 +18.64% 9
Norfolk -14 5 £405 -9.93% 14
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 of England region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 191 (72.90%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (51.91%) Java
3 117 (44.66%) SOAP
4 116 (44.27%) TDD
5 93 (35.50%) RESTful
6 90 (34.35%) XML
7 83 (31.68%) Oracle
8 81 (30.92%) Finance
9 80 (30.53%) JSON
10 79 (30.15%) SOA
11 68 (25.95%) Greenfield Project
12 67 (25.57%) Middleware
12 67 (25.57%) Mule
12 67 (25.57%) REST
13 62 (23.66%) Telecoms
14 60 (22.90%) Manufacturing
14 60 (22.90%) Marketing
15 59 (22.52%) Programme Management
15 59 (22.52%) Maven
15 59 (22.52%) SAP
16 58 (22.14%) Business Intelligence
16 58 (22.14%) Electronics
16 58 (22.14%) Digital Marketing
17 57 (21.76%) Apache Camel
18 54 (20.61%) WSO2
19 53 (20.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 53 (20.23%) Scrum
19 53 (20.23%) JavaScript
20 52 (19.85%) Oracle Service Bus
20 52 (19.85%) Test Automation

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 67 (25.57%) Mule
2 53 (20.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 52 (19.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (6.49%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.82%) Apache
6 9 (3.44%) JBoss
7 8 (3.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (3.05%) CMS
8 6 (2.29%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.53%) Confluence
9 4 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.15%) IIS
11 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.38%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 9 (3.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (1.53%) GitHub
4 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.15%) SaaS
4 3 (1.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (1.15%) Serverless
5 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.76%) G Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Akamai
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.38%) Force.com
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.34%) HTTP
2 12 (4.58%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.67%) Ethernet
4 6 (2.29%) Internet
5 4 (1.53%) DNS
5 4 (1.53%) SSL
6 3 (1.15%) IMAP
6 3 (1.15%) SMS
6 3 (1.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.38%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.38%) LAN
7 1 (0.38%) NAS
7 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.38%) SAN
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
7 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.54%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.11%) MySQL
4 14 (5.34%) Geospatial Data
5 13 (4.96%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.44%) DB2
6 9 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.05%) GIS
8 7 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.67%) Redis
9 6 (2.29%) Big Data
10 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.53%) DbVisualizer
11 4 (1.53%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.76%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.38%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 59 (22.52%) Maven
2 49 (18.70%) Git (software)
3 34 (12.98%) Jenkins
4 29 (11.07%) JIRA
5 25 (9.54%) Selenium
6 21 (8.02%) Visual Studio
7 20 (7.63%) JUnit
8 18 (6.87%) SoapUI
9 17 (6.49%) TeamCity
10 15 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (5.34%) Subversion
12 10 (3.82%) Cucumber
13 9 (3.44%) CruiseControl
13 9 (3.44%) Eclipse
13 9 (3.44%) Hudson
14 8 (3.05%) FishEye
14 8 (3.05%) NUnit
14 8 (3.05%) ReSharper
15 7 (2.67%) Mockito
15 7 (2.67%) NetBeans
General
1 81 (30.92%) Finance
2 62 (23.66%) Telecoms
3 60 (22.90%) Manufacturing
3 60 (22.90%) Marketing
4 58 (22.14%) Electronics
5 14 (5.34%) Retail
6 7 (2.67%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.67%) Back Office
6 7 (2.67%) Military
7 3 (1.15%) Billing
8 2 (0.76%) Advertising
8 2 (0.76%) Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 159 (60.69%) Developer
2 63 (24.05%) Integration Developer
3 46 (17.56%) Senior Developer
4 37 (14.12%) Java Developer
5 23 (8.78%) SOA Developer
6 22 (8.40%) .NET Developer
6 22 (8.40%) Architect
6 22 (8.40%) C# Developer
7 18 (6.87%) Lead Developer
8 17 (6.49%) Tester
9 16 (6.11%) Automation Tester
10 13 (4.96%) Agile Developer
10 13 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.20%) Analyst
11 11 (4.20%) Senior Agile Developer
11 11 (4.20%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.44%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.05%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (44.66%) SOAP
2 93 (35.50%) RESTful
3 90 (34.35%) XML
4 80 (30.53%) JSON
5 67 (25.57%) Middleware
5 67 (25.57%) REST
6 57 (21.76%) Apache Camel
7 49 (18.70%) XSLT
8 47 (17.94%) .NET
9 45 (17.18%) WireMock
10 43 (16.41%) Swagger
11 37 (14.12%) HTML
12 36 (13.74%) CSS
13 31 (11.83%) Spring
14 21 (8.02%) ASP.NET
14 21 (8.02%) WCF
15 20 (7.63%) AngularJS
15 20 (7.63%) jQuery
16 18 (6.87%) J2EE
16 18 (6.87%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 68 (25.95%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.29%) CESG
5 6 (2.29%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (1.91%) W3C
7 4 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.53%) User Experience
8 3 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.76%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.76%) Fintech
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.69%) Linux
2 24 (9.16%) Windows
3 14 (5.34%) Unix
4 5 (1.91%) Android
5 4 (1.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) HPUX
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (72.90%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (44.27%) TDD
3 79 (30.15%) SOA
4 59 (22.52%) Programme Management
5 58 (22.14%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (22.14%) Digital Marketing
6 53 (20.23%) Scrum
7 52 (19.85%) Test Automation
8 43 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (13.74%) DevOps
10 33 (12.60%) MVC
11 31 (11.83%) E-Commerce
12 29 (11.07%) Software Engineering
13 21 (8.02%) OO
13 21 (8.02%) Open Source
14 19 (7.25%) BDD
15 17 (6.49%) Microservices
15 17 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (5.73%) Continuous Deployment
16 15 (5.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 136 (51.91%) Java
2 53 (20.23%) JavaScript
3 48 (18.32%) C#
3 48 (18.32%) XPath
4 44 (16.79%) SQL
5 18 (6.87%) Java 8
6 17 (6.49%) C
7 14 (5.34%) PL/SQL
7 14 (5.34%) Python
8 9 (3.44%) C++
8 9 (3.44%) Ruby
9 8 (3.05%) Groovy
10 7 (2.67%) ES6
11 6 (2.29%) GLSL
11 6 (2.29%) HLSL
11 6 (2.29%) PHP
12 4 (1.53%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.53%) Perl
13 3 (1.15%) Go
14 2 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.82%) Degree
4 3 (1.15%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.15%) CLAS
5 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.76%) PMP
6 1 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.82%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) COBIT
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (6.49%) Docker
2 12 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.38%) NFS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.38%) XenApp
4 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (4.58%) Ansible
2 10 (3.82%) Puppet
3 9 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.67%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.29%) HP ALM
5 6 (2.29%) Terraform
6 5 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.15%) Mesos
8 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.38%) Kibana
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.38%) Oozie
8 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
8 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 83 (31.68%) Oracle
2 59 (22.52%) SAP
3 54 (20.61%) WSO2
4 25 (9.54%) IBM
5 21 (8.02%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.05%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.05%) Google
7 7 (2.67%) Adobe
7 7 (2.67%) HP
8 6 (2.29%) hybris
8 6 (2.29%) Talend
8 6 (2.29%) VMware
9 4 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.53%) Coveo
9 4 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.53%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.76%) Pardot
11 2 (0.76%) Sybase
12 1 (0.38%) New Relic