Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 48 32
Rank change year-on-year +32 -16 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 398 234 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.81% 4.63% 5.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.83% 15.61% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 134 146
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £338 £308 £259
90th Percentile £600 £599 £531
England median daily rate £480 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.30% +11.11% -1.60%
10th Percentile £24.86 £39.90 £30.75
90th Percentile £54.06 £47.75 £46.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%

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 1,430 1,499 1,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.06% 29.67% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 903 731
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £311 £286 £255
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 36
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -1.60%
10th Percentile £14.80 £26.40 £29.25
90th Percentile £55.25 £63.75 £45.25
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +1.24%

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 17 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 October 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 +37 168 £525 +7.69% 17
Hertfordshire +27 108 £413 -8.33% 33
Cambridgeshire +18 75 £425 +21.43% 46
Bedfordshire +7 31 £510 +13.33% 7
Suffolk -10 13 £388 -16.22% 3
Norfolk -2 4 £450 - 8
East Anglia -5 2 £525 - 5
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 240 (60.30%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (56.28%) Java
3 143 (35.93%) SOAP
4 136 (34.17%) Finance
5 133 (33.42%) TDD
6 123 (30.90%) RESTful
7 116 (29.15%) Marketing
8 114 (28.64%) SAP
8 114 (28.64%) SOA
9 113 (28.39%) Business Intelligence
10 109 (27.39%) Manufacturing
11 108 (27.14%) Programme Management
11 108 (27.14%) Digital Marketing
12 107 (26.88%) Telecoms
13 106 (26.63%) XML
14 105 (26.38%) Electronics
15 104 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
16 99 (24.87%) REST
17 95 (23.87%) JavaScript
18 93 (23.37%) Greenfield Project
19 88 (22.11%) Windows
20 87 (21.86%) Middleware
21 86 (21.61%) Scrum
21 86 (21.61%) JSON
22 83 (20.85%) Oracle
23 79 (19.85%) Linux
24 78 (19.60%) C#
25 76 (19.10%) Mule
26 74 (18.59%) .NET
27 73 (18.34%) Git (software)

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 76 (19.10%) Mule
2 61 (15.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 56 (14.07%) Oracle Service Bus
4 24 (6.03%) Apache
5 21 (5.28%) Tomcat
6 16 (4.02%) Confluence
7 13 (3.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (3.27%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.26%) WebSphere
10 8 (2.01%) JBoss
11 7 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.76%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.26%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.01%) CMS
13 4 (1.01%) IIS
14 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.75%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 9 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.51%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.25%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 104 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.76%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (1.51%) GitHub
4 6 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.26%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.26%) IaaS
6 4 (1.01%) Akamai
6 4 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.75%) Office 365
7 3 (0.75%) Serverless
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.50%) SaaS
8 2 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.25%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.28%) TCP/IP
2 22 (5.53%) Ethernet
3 14 (3.52%) Firewall
4 10 (2.51%) SSH
5 8 (2.01%) DNS
6 6 (1.51%) HTTP
6 6 (1.51%) SAN
7 5 (1.26%) Internet
8 4 (1.01%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.01%) LAN
8 4 (1.01%) Network Security
8 4 (1.01%) WAN
9 3 (0.75%) VoIP
10 2 (0.50%) SSL
11 1 (0.25%) DMZ
11 1 (0.25%) FTP
11 1 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.53%) Hadoop
3 24 (6.03%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.78%) MySQL
5 22 (5.53%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.77%) Big Data
6 15 (3.77%) Sybase ASE
7 12 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.51%) Ingres
9 9 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.01%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.76%) Amazon Aurora
11 7 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.51%) Endeca
12 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.26%) GIS
13 5 (1.26%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 73 (18.34%) Git (software)
2 56 (14.07%) Maven
3 42 (10.55%) Jenkins
4 39 (9.80%) Visual Studio
5 37 (9.30%) Eclipse
6 31 (7.79%) JIRA
6 31 (7.79%) Selenium
7 30 (7.54%) SoapUI
8 22 (5.53%) NetBeans
9 21 (5.28%) JUnit
10 19 (4.77%) Subversion
11 13 (3.27%) Cucumber
11 13 (3.27%) NUnit
12 11 (2.76%) ReSharper
13 9 (2.26%) Ant
13 9 (2.26%) JMeter
14 7 (1.76%) AccuRev
14 7 (1.76%) GitLab
14 7 (1.76%) Gradle
15 6 (1.51%) IntelliJ
General
1 136 (34.17%) Finance
2 116 (29.15%) Marketing
3 109 (27.39%) Manufacturing
4 107 (26.88%) Telecoms
5 105 (26.38%) Electronics
6 22 (5.53%) Military
7 19 (4.77%) Aerospace
8 15 (3.77%) Retail
9 12 (3.02%) Back Office
10 11 (2.76%) Publishing
11 7 (1.76%) Law
12 4 (1.01%) Banking
13 3 (0.75%) Legal
13 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.25%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Games
14 1 (0.25%) Local Government
14 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 208 (52.26%) Developer
2 87 (21.86%) Java Developer
3 56 (14.07%) Integration Developer
4 52 (13.07%) Senior Developer
5 29 (7.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (7.04%) Architect
6 28 (7.04%) Tester
7 27 (6.78%) .NET Developer
7 27 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 25 (6.28%) C# Developer
8 25 (6.28%) SOA Developer
9 23 (5.78%) Analyst
9 23 (5.78%) Automation Tester
10 22 (5.53%) Agile Developer
11 18 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (4.27%) Senior Agile Developer
13 16 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (3.77%) Lead Developer
14 15 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
14 15 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (35.93%) SOAP
2 123 (30.90%) RESTful
3 106 (26.63%) XML
4 99 (24.87%) REST
5 87 (21.86%) Middleware
6 86 (21.61%) JSON
7 74 (18.59%) .NET
8 65 (16.33%) Apache Camel
8 65 (16.33%) Spring
9 57 (14.32%) HTML
10 47 (11.81%) CSS
11 37 (9.30%) WireMock
12 35 (8.79%) Swagger
12 35 (8.79%) XSLT
13 31 (7.79%) ASP.NET
14 30 (7.54%) jQuery
15 27 (6.78%) HTML5
16 26 (6.53%) J2EE
16 26 (6.53%) Spring Boot
16 26 (6.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 93 (23.37%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.27%) Replication
4 12 (3.02%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.26%) Clustering
7 7 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.76%) User Experience
8 5 (1.26%) NHS
8 5 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.75%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.75%) Fintech
10 3 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.50%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.50%) Social Media
12 1 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 88 (22.11%) Windows
2 79 (19.85%) Linux
3 26 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (5.53%) Unix
5 16 (4.02%) Solaris
6 14 (3.52%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.51%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.26%) AIX
8 9 (2.26%) CentOS
9 5 (1.26%) Android
10 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (60.30%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (33.42%) TDD
3 114 (28.64%) SOA
4 113 (28.39%) Business Intelligence
5 108 (27.14%) Digital Marketing
5 108 (27.14%) Programme Management
6 86 (21.61%) Scrum
7 69 (17.34%) Test Automation
8 65 (16.33%) MVC
9 63 (15.83%) DevOps
10 45 (11.31%) Software Engineering
11 38 (9.55%) Configuration Management
12 37 (9.30%) E-Commerce
13 36 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (7.54%) Microservices
14 30 (7.54%) Open Source
15 26 (6.53%) Analytics
15 26 (6.53%) Mathematics
16 23 (5.78%) OO
17 22 (5.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 224 (56.28%) Java
2 95 (23.87%) JavaScript
3 78 (19.60%) C#
4 68 (17.09%) SQL
5 62 (15.58%) Java 8
6 35 (8.79%) XPath
7 31 (7.79%) T-SQL
8 24 (6.03%) C++
9 23 (5.78%) Groovy
10 16 (4.02%) GLSL
10 16 (4.02%) HLSL
11 11 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.51%) Java 9
12 10 (2.51%) Scala
13 8 (2.01%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.76%) PHP
15 5 (1.26%) Python
16 4 (1.01%) C
16 4 (1.01%) Ruby
17 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (7.29%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.78%) Degree
4 6 (1.51%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.75%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.52%) QA
2 6 (1.51%) HL7
3 5 (1.26%) SLA
4 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.75%) WCAG
5 2 (0.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (6.28%) Active Directory
1 25 (6.28%) Docker
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.75%) vSphere
2 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 48 (12.06%) Ansible
2 33 (8.29%) Terraform
3 10 (2.51%) Opsview
4 7 (1.76%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.26%) Puppet
6 4 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.75%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.75%) vMotion
8 2 (0.50%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.50%) Mesos
9 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.25%) Kibana
9 1 (0.25%) Nagios
9 1 (0.25%) Oozie
9 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.25%) Packer
Vendors
1 114 (28.64%) SAP
2 83 (20.85%) Oracle
3 65 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 57 (14.32%) WSO2
5 16 (4.02%) Talend
6 15 (3.77%) Sybase
7 13 (3.27%) Google
8 11 (2.76%) hybris
8 11 (2.76%) IBM
9 10 (2.51%) Adobe
10 7 (1.76%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.76%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.76%) Sony
11 6 (1.51%) New Relic
12 5 (1.26%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
13 4 (1.01%) F5
13 4 (1.01%) HP
13 4 (1.01%) InterSystems
14 3 (0.75%) Cisco