Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 49 55
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 -38
Contract jobs citing Web Services 76 43 143
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.99% 3.23% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.34% 12.68% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 81
10th Percentile £404 £401 £363
25th Percentile £413 £413 £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year -2.12% +5.00% -14.29%
75th Percentile £523 £506 £525
90th Percentile £601 £548 £563
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £49.00 £51.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -3.92% - -
England median hourly rate £59.25 £50.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +18.50% -4.76% +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 530 339 901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.82% 25.49% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 233 590
10th Percentile £325 £270 £325
25th Percentile £406 £355 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £445
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% -1.11%
75th Percentile £556 £525 £525
90th Percentile £606 £615 £625
England median daily rate £540 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 10
10th Percentile £17.68 £35.40 £41.23
25th Percentile £26.89 £40.13 £41.25
Median hourly rate £48.75 £50.00 £43.25
Median % change year-on-year -2.50% +15.61% +1.76%
75th Percentile £51.50 £51.25 £47.06
90th Percentile £57.73 £55.00 £57.73
England median hourly rate £49.00 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.64% -3.33% +8.43%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 -18 28 £419 +15.52% 16
Essex -13 22 £488 +3.17% 15
Cambridgeshire -11 14 £490 -18.33% 12
Suffolk -1 12 £425 -10.53% 4
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 36 (47.37%) Java
2 35 (46.05%) Git (software)
3 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (42.11%) .NET
5 30 (39.47%) AWS
6 29 (38.16%) C#
7 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
8 27 (35.53%) Node.js
8 27 (35.53%) DevOps
9 26 (34.21%) Azure
10 23 (30.26%) Linux
10 23 (30.26%) Social Skills
11 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
12 21 (27.63%) Degree
12 21 (27.63%) Scrum
13 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
13 20 (26.32%) Serverless
14 19 (25.00%) Microservices
14 19 (25.00%) Python
14 19 (25.00%) Windows
15 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
16 17 (22.37%) RESTful
16 17 (22.37%) REST
16 17 (22.37%) XML
17 16 (21.05%) Visual Studio
17 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
17 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
17 16 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
18 15 (19.74%) AWS Lambda
18 15 (19.74%) .NET Core

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 5 (6.58%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.63%) JBoss
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.32%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 30 (39.47%) AWS
2 26 (34.21%) Azure
3 20 (26.32%) Serverless
4 16 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (19.74%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (18.42%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (6.58%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (6.58%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (6.58%) Amazon Glacier
8 5 (6.58%) Amazon S3
8 5 (6.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (6.58%) CloudFront
9 4 (5.26%) PaaS
9 4 (5.26%) SaaS
10 3 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (3.95%) GCP
11 2 (2.63%) npm
11 2 (2.63%) Power Platform
11 2 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 13 (17.11%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.26%) DNS
4 3 (3.95%) DHCP
4 3 (3.95%) SSH
4 3 (3.95%) VLAN
4 3 (3.95%) VoIP
5 1 (1.32%) FTP
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
3 12 (15.79%) MySQL
3 12 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.58%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.63%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.63%) Data Mart
5 2 (2.63%) GIS
5 2 (2.63%) Power BI
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.32%) Ingres
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (46.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 13 (17.11%) Eclipse
3 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
3 13 (17.11%) NetBeans
4 6 (7.89%) Selenium
5 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.95%) JMeter
6 2 (2.63%) Gatling
6 2 (2.63%) git-flow
6 2 (2.63%) gulp
6 2 (2.63%) Postman
6 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (1.32%) Gradle
7 1 (1.32%) Hudson
7 1 (1.32%) Mockito
7 1 (1.32%) Serenity BDD
7 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (30.26%) Social Skills
2 13 (17.11%) Aerospace
2 13 (17.11%) Military
2 13 (17.11%) Presentation Skills
3 7 (9.21%) Public Sector
4 5 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.26%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Developer
2 10 (13.16%) AWS Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Azure Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Azure Developer
8 3 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.11%) .NET
2 27 (35.53%) Node.js
3 17 (22.37%) REST
3 17 (22.37%) RESTful
3 17 (22.37%) XML
4 15 (19.74%) .NET Core
5 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
5 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (18.42%) Entity Framework
6 13 (17.11%) ActiveX
6 13 (17.11%) DirectX
6 13 (17.11%) MFC
6 13 (17.11%) OpenGL
6 13 (17.11%) Qt
6 13 (17.11%) React
7 12 (15.79%) JSON
7 12 (15.79%) Spring
8 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.53%) WPF
9 8 (10.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Cloud Native
2 5 (6.58%) Biotechnology
3 4 (5.26%) NHS
4 3 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.63%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.63%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Linux
2 19 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Debian
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.53%) DevOps
3 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
4 21 (27.63%) Scrum
5 19 (25.00%) Microservices
6 13 (17.11%) Mathematics
6 13 (17.11%) Synthetic Environment
7 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
8 10 (13.16%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (13.16%) Full Stack Development
8 10 (13.16%) Machine Learning
8 10 (13.16%) Project Delivery
8 10 (13.16%) TDD
9 9 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.84%) Software Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (9.21%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Automation
12 6 (7.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (47.37%) Java
2 29 (38.16%) C#
3 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.00%) Python
5 15 (19.74%) Bash Shell
6 13 (17.11%) C++
6 13 (17.11%) GLSL
6 13 (17.11%) HLSL
6 13 (17.11%) SQL
7 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
8 8 (10.53%) Java 8
9 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
10 5 (6.58%) Java 11
10 5 (6.58%) Scala
11 3 (3.95%) AWK
11 3 (3.95%) sed
11 3 (3.95%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.95%) XAML
12 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Degree
2 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (13.16%) AWS Certification
5 8 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.95%) PhD
7 2 (2.63%) ISEB
7 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) HIPAA
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.95%) SOC 2
3 2 (2.63%) Accessibility
3 2 (2.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Docker
2 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) Terraform
2 7 (9.21%) Ansible
2 7 (9.21%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.32%) Grafana
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) VMware
4 5 (6.58%) Pega
4 5 (6.58%) WSO2
5 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.63%) Coveo
6 2 (2.63%) Google
6 2 (2.63%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.32%) BEA
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) Informatica
7 1 (1.32%) New Relic
7 1 (1.32%) SAP