Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 303 288 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.73% 6.02% 5.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.57% 21.27% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 196 155
East of England median daily rate £501 £475 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.37% +17.68% +10.58%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £291
90th Percentile £600 £600 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
East of England median hourly rate £25.17 £42.50 £40.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.79% +4.78% +11.13%
10th Percentile £18.68 £40.05 £35.70
90th Percentile £32.85 £44.75 £46.83
England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +6.25%

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 1,233 1,354 1,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.39% 28.28% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 823 764
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £588 £586 £538
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 39
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% -5.66%
10th Percentile £20.55 £25.90 £15.65
90th Percentile £66.81 £77.50 £44.60
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 0 126 £525 +2.44% 6
Hertfordshire +21 97 £400 -5.88% 17
Cambridgeshire -4 54 £500 +53.85% 45
Bedfordshire -11 14 £460 +2.22% 4
Suffolk -3 7 £375 -14.29% 2
Norfolk +9 6 £413 +1.77% 2
East Anglia - 1 £525 - 8
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 179 (59.08%) Java
2 170 (56.11%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (36.30%) SOAP
4 100 (33.00%) Finance
5 90 (29.70%) Amazon AWS
6 86 (28.38%) Business Intelligence
7 85 (28.05%) Marketing
8 82 (27.06%) SAP
9 81 (26.73%) SOA
9 81 (26.73%) Manufacturing
10 79 (26.07%) Telecoms
10 79 (26.07%) Programme Management
11 78 (25.74%) Electronics
11 78 (25.74%) Digital Marketing
12 77 (25.41%) REST
13 75 (24.75%) TDD
14 74 (24.42%) Linux
14 74 (24.42%) RESTful
15 65 (21.45%) XML
16 64 (21.12%) Middleware
17 63 (20.79%) Greenfield Project
18 62 (20.46%) Windows
19 60 (19.80%) Scrum
19 60 (19.80%) Mule
20 59 (19.47%) JavaScript
21 58 (19.14%) SQL
22 57 (18.81%) Spring
22 57 (18.81%) JSON
22 57 (18.81%) Git (software)
23 56 (18.48%) Oracle

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 60 (19.80%) Mule
2 46 (15.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 41 (13.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 27 (8.91%) Confluence
5 15 (4.95%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.96%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.63%) Apache
7 11 (3.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.30%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (2.31%) JBoss
10 6 (1.98%) IIS
11 5 (1.65%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.65%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle BPEL
13 2 (0.66%) CMS
13 2 (0.66%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (3.63%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Magento
2 2 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.33%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 90 (29.70%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.64%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.31%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.65%) Office 365
7 4 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.32%) Serverless
7 4 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.99%) GitHub
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.58%) TCP/IP
2 20 (6.60%) Ethernet
3 17 (5.61%) Firewall
4 11 (3.63%) SSL
5 10 (3.30%) DNS
6 8 (2.64%) SSH
7 6 (1.98%) HTTP
7 6 (1.98%) VPN
8 4 (1.32%) DHCP
8 4 (1.32%) Internet
9 3 (0.99%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.99%) FTP
9 3 (0.99%) Network Security
9 3 (0.99%) SAN
9 3 (0.99%) VoIP
10 2 (0.66%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.66%) SMTP
10 2 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.60%) MySQL
2 20 (6.60%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.27%) Sybase ASE
4 18 (5.94%) Hadoop
4 18 (5.94%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.97%) Big Data
6 8 (2.64%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.98%) Amazon Aurora
8 6 (1.98%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.98%) Ingres
9 4 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 57 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 41 (13.53%) JIRA
3 35 (11.55%) Maven
4 33 (10.89%) Jenkins
5 29 (9.57%) Eclipse
6 26 (8.58%) JUnit
7 22 (7.26%) Visual Studio
8 20 (6.60%) NetBeans
9 17 (5.61%) SoapUI
10 15 (4.95%) Selenium
11 10 (3.30%) Subversion
12 9 (2.97%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.64%) Ant
13 8 (2.64%) GitLab
14 6 (1.98%) AccuRev
14 6 (1.98%) Gradle
15 5 (1.65%) git-flow
16 4 (1.32%) Bitbucket
16 4 (1.32%) JMeter
17 2 (0.66%) Xcode
General
1 100 (33.00%) Finance
2 85 (28.05%) Marketing
3 81 (26.73%) Manufacturing
4 79 (26.07%) Telecoms
5 78 (25.74%) Electronics
6 20 (6.60%) Military
7 19 (6.27%) Aerospace
8 12 (3.96%) Retail
9 11 (3.63%) Publishing
10 7 (2.31%) Law
11 6 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.65%) Back Office
13 4 (1.32%) Banking
14 2 (0.66%) Legal
15 1 (0.33%) French Language
15 1 (0.33%) Games
15 1 (0.33%) German Language
15 1 (0.33%) Local Government
15 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 162 (53.47%) Developer
2 76 (25.08%) Java Developer
3 43 (14.19%) Senior Developer
4 41 (13.53%) Integration Developer
5 26 (8.58%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (5.61%) Analyst
7 17 (5.61%) SQL Developer
8 16 (5.28%) Agile Developer
8 16 (5.28%) Architect
8 16 (5.28%) SOA Developer
8 16 (5.28%) Tester
9 14 (4.62%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.62%) Lead Developer
10 13 (4.29%) Automation Tester
10 13 (4.29%) JSP Developer
10 13 (4.29%) Test Analyst
11 12 (3.96%) Senior DevOps
11 12 (3.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (36.30%) SOAP
2 77 (25.41%) REST
3 74 (24.42%) RESTful
4 65 (21.45%) XML
5 64 (21.12%) Middleware
6 57 (18.81%) JSON
6 57 (18.81%) Spring
7 48 (15.84%) .NET
7 48 (15.84%) Apache Camel
8 40 (13.20%) HTML
9 30 (9.90%) XSLT
10 25 (8.25%) CSS
11 24 (7.92%) Spring MVC
12 22 (7.26%) Swagger
12 22 (7.26%) WireMock
13 20 (6.60%) Node.js
13 20 (6.60%) Qt
14 18 (5.94%) Spring Boot
15 17 (5.61%) HTML5
15 17 (5.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.79%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.60%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.30%) Replication
5 9 (2.97%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.64%) DataPower
7 5 (1.65%) Clustering
7 5 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.32%) Fintech
9 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.99%) User Experience
10 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.66%) Social Media
11 1 (0.33%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.42%) Linux
2 62 (20.46%) Windows
3 22 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (4.62%) Unix
5 12 (3.96%) Solaris
5 12 (3.96%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.64%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.98%) AIX
7 6 (1.98%) CentOS
8 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.99%) Android
9 3 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (56.11%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (28.38%) Business Intelligence
3 81 (26.73%) SOA
4 79 (26.07%) Programme Management
5 78 (25.74%) Digital Marketing
6 75 (24.75%) TDD
7 60 (19.80%) Scrum
8 50 (16.50%) DevOps
9 41 (13.53%) Test Automation
10 40 (13.20%) MVC
11 28 (9.24%) Software Engineering
12 27 (8.91%) Configuration Management
12 27 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (8.58%) Microservices
14 24 (7.92%) Mathematics
15 21 (6.93%) E-Commerce
15 21 (6.93%) Open Source
16 18 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (5.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 179 (59.08%) Java
2 59 (19.47%) JavaScript
3 58 (19.14%) SQL
4 50 (16.50%) C#
5 40 (13.20%) Java 8
6 28 (9.24%) T-SQL
7 22 (7.26%) XPath
8 21 (6.93%) C++
9 17 (5.61%) GLSL
9 17 (5.61%) HLSL
10 15 (4.95%) Groovy
11 10 (3.30%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.97%) Scala
13 8 (2.64%) Python
14 7 (2.31%) PHP
15 6 (1.98%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.98%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.32%) Java 9
16 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (6.60%) Degree
2 19 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.32%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.99%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.64%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) WCAG
3 2 (0.66%) GDPR
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.28%) Docker
3 4 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.99%) vSphere
4 3 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.66%) Squid
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (12.21%) Ansible
2 23 (7.59%) Terraform
3 6 (1.98%) Opsview
4 4 (1.32%) Nagios
4 4 (1.32%) Puppet
5 3 (0.99%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.99%) Grafana
5 3 (0.99%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.99%) Pingdom
5 3 (0.99%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.99%) vMotion
6 2 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.66%) Kibana
6 2 (0.66%) logstash
7 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) Packer
7 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 82 (27.06%) SAP
2 56 (18.48%) Oracle
3 53 (17.49%) Microsoft
4 42 (13.86%) WSO2
5 21 (6.93%) IBM
6 19 (6.27%) Sybase
7 11 (3.63%) Talend
8 8 (2.64%) Google
9 7 (2.31%) Adobe
9 7 (2.31%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.31%) Sony
10 6 (1.98%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.32%) CA
11 4 (1.32%) New Relic
11 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.32%) VMware
12 3 (0.99%) Cisco
12 3 (0.99%) Citrix
12 3 (0.99%) F5
12 3 (0.99%) NetApp