Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 52 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 -29 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 48 121 294
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.32% 3.36% 6.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.68% 15.41% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 65 226
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £366 £361 £328
90th Percentile £550 £563 £600
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £51.00 - £18.00
10th Percentile £42.15 - £17.40
90th Percentile £59.45 - £31.26
England median hourly rate £40.00 £52.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.81% +16.67% -

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 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 351 785 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.31% 21.79% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 515 793
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £318 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £490 £500 £498
% change year-on-year -2.00% +0.50% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 26
Median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +9.39% +13.13%
10th Percentile £35.40 £41.30 £18.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £59.08 £66.81
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.40 £41.53
% change year-on-year -3.02% +11.73% +3.83%

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 24 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Web Services in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 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 +17 24 £400 -26.44% 13
Essex -11 16 £500 -5.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £488 +21.88% 15
Suffolk +18 2 £475 +5.56% 6
Bedfordshire +19 1 £375 -21.88% 1
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 30 (62.50%) Java
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 17 (35.42%) Scrum
4 17 (35.42%) C#
5 16 (33.33%) REST
6 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 15 (31.25%) JIRA
6 15 (31.25%) Spring
7 14 (29.17%) HTML
7 14 (29.17%) Linux
7 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
8 13 (27.08%) Degree
8 13 (27.08%) Node.js
8 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
8 13 (27.08%) MySQL
9 12 (25.00%) Oracle
9 12 (25.00%) .NET
9 12 (25.00%) C++
9 12 (25.00%) SOAP
9 12 (25.00%) OO
9 12 (25.00%) RESTful
9 12 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
10 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
10 11 (22.92%) Qt
10 11 (22.92%) AWS
10 11 (22.92%) Windows

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 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (10.42%) Confluence
2 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (4.17%) IBM Domino
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.08%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Serverless
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.08%) GitHub
4 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Ethernet
1 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.17%) DB2
4 2 (4.17%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.08%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.08%) GIS
5 1 (2.08%) Ingres
5 1 (2.08%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) MS Access
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.25%) JIRA
3 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
4 11 (22.92%) Eclipse
4 11 (22.92%) NetBeans
5 8 (16.67%) Maven
6 6 (12.50%) Artifactory
7 5 (10.42%) Selenium
8 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 4 (8.33%) JUnit
8 4 (8.33%) REST Assured
9 3 (6.25%) Mockito
9 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
9 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
9 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
11 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
11 1 (2.08%) Gradle
11 1 (2.08%) jMock
General
1 11 (22.92%) Aerospace
1 11 (22.92%) Military
2 5 (10.42%) Games
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Law
4 2 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce Tester
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) REST
2 15 (31.25%) Spring
3 14 (29.17%) HTML
4 13 (27.08%) Node.js
5 12 (25.00%) .NET
5 12 (25.00%) RESTful
5 12 (25.00%) SOAP
6 11 (22.92%) Qt
7 9 (18.75%) CSS
8 8 (16.67%) HTML5
9 7 (14.58%) ActiveX
9 7 (14.58%) DirectX
9 7 (14.58%) MFC
9 7 (14.58%) Middleware
9 7 (14.58%) OpenGL
10 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 6 (12.50%) XML
11 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
12 3 (6.25%) LAMP
12 3 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Scrum
3 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 12 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (25.00%) OO
5 10 (20.83%) Microservices
5 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (18.75%) SDLC
6 9 (18.75%) SOA
6 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.50%) DevOps
8 6 (12.50%) MVC
9 5 (10.42%) BDD
9 5 (10.42%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (10.42%) Kanban
9 5 (10.42%) TDD
10 4 (8.33%) Open Source
10 4 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 17 (35.42%) C#
4 12 (25.00%) C++
5 11 (22.92%) SQL
6 8 (16.67%) Java 8
7 7 (14.58%) GLSL
7 7 (14.58%) HLSL
8 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 3 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (4.17%) Apex Code
9 2 (4.17%) C
9 2 (4.17%) SOQL
10 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.08%) VBA
10 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (12.50%) Ansible
3 4 (8.33%) Terraform
4 2 (4.17%) Puppet
5 1 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) hybris
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) Zend
5 2 (4.17%) Pega
5 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.17%) WSO2
5 2 (4.17%) Xerox
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) BMC
6 1 (2.08%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) Splunk
6 1 (2.08%) Telerik
6 1 (2.08%) Twitter
6 1 (2.08%) VMware