Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 51 28
Rank change year-on-year +36 -23 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 369 205 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.40% 4.38% 5.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.36% 14.30% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 121 173
East of England median daily rate £525 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £321 £265 £251
90th Percentile £600 £594 £536
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
East of England median hourly rate £34.70 £40.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.25% +26.18% -12.55%
10th Percentile £24.77 £39.88 £30.30
90th Percentile £55.78 £46.88 £43.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +9.61%

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 1,455 1,434 1,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.16% 30.63% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 890 794
East of England median daily rate £450 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 36
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £15.75 £26.26 £14.25
90th Percentile £59.53 £63.75 £45.25
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.93% +8.84% -0.68%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +45 154 £525 +17.98% 25
Hertfordshire +26 88 £425 +21.43% 28
Cambridgeshire +34 83 £400 +19.40% 43
Bedfordshire +7 33 £510 -2.86% 7
Suffolk -15 11 £390 -8.24% 7
Norfolk -11 4 £450 - 10
East Anglia -8 1 £525 - 16
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 230 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (56.10%) Java
3 135 (36.59%) SOAP
4 129 (34.96%) Finance
5 127 (34.42%) TDD
6 119 (32.25%) RESTful
7 108 (29.27%) XML
8 105 (28.46%) SOA
9 99 (26.83%) SAP
9 99 (26.83%) Marketing
10 98 (26.56%) Telecoms
11 97 (26.29%) Manufacturing
12 96 (26.02%) Business Intelligence
13 95 (25.75%) Programme Management
13 95 (25.75%) Digital Marketing
14 94 (25.47%) JSON
15 92 (24.93%) Electronics
15 92 (24.93%) Oracle
16 90 (24.39%) REST
17 88 (23.85%) Greenfield Project
18 86 (23.31%) JavaScript
18 86 (23.31%) Middleware
19 84 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
20 82 (22.22%) Mule
21 71 (19.24%) Test Automation
22 70 (18.97%) .NET
23 68 (18.43%) Windows
23 68 (18.43%) Scrum
24 67 (18.16%) Apache Camel
25 64 (17.34%) Linux

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 82 (22.22%) Mule
2 58 (15.72%) Oracle Service Bus
2 58 (15.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (6.23%) Apache
4 19 (5.15%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.79%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (3.25%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.90%) Confluence
8 6 (1.63%) CMS
8 6 (1.63%) JBoss
9 5 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.81%) IIS
12 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.54%) nginx
13 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.27%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.08%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.81%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 84 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.90%) GitHub
4 5 (1.36%) IaaS
4 5 (1.36%) SaaS
5 4 (1.08%) Akamai
5 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.08%) Serverless
6 3 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.81%) G Suite
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.54%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.96%) TCP/IP
2 18 (4.88%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.17%) HTTP
3 8 (2.17%) SSH
4 7 (1.90%) Firewall
5 6 (1.63%) SAN
6 5 (1.36%) DNS
7 4 (1.08%) BIG-IP
7 4 (1.08%) Internet
7 4 (1.08%) LAN
7 4 (1.08%) WAN
8 3 (0.81%) Network Security
8 3 (0.81%) SSL
9 2 (0.54%) SMS
9 2 (0.54%) VoIP
10 1 (0.27%) DMZ
10 1 (0.27%) FTP
10 1 (0.27%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.05%) MySQL
3 17 (4.61%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.07%) Hadoop
4 15 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.98%) Geospatial Data
6 11 (2.98%) Redis
7 10 (2.71%) Big Data
8 9 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.17%) Ingres
9 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.17%) Sybase ASE
10 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.63%) Endeca
11 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.36%) GIS
12 5 (1.36%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 59 (15.99%) Maven
2 56 (15.18%) Git (software)
3 37 (10.03%) Jenkins
4 36 (9.76%) Visual Studio
5 32 (8.67%) Selenium
6 28 (7.59%) Eclipse
7 20 (5.42%) SoapUI
8 18 (4.88%) NetBeans
9 17 (4.61%) JIRA
10 16 (4.34%) JUnit
11 15 (4.07%) Subversion
12 13 (3.52%) NUnit
13 12 (3.25%) JMeter
14 11 (2.98%) ReSharper
15 8 (2.17%) Cucumber
16 6 (1.63%) HP UFT
16 6 (1.63%) IntelliJ
17 5 (1.36%) Grunt
17 5 (1.36%) Rational Rhapsody
17 5 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 129 (34.96%) Finance
2 99 (26.83%) Marketing
3 98 (26.56%) Telecoms
4 97 (26.29%) Manufacturing
5 92 (24.93%) Electronics
6 18 (4.88%) Military
7 17 (4.61%) Back Office
8 15 (4.07%) Aerospace
9 14 (3.79%) Retail
10 6 (1.63%) Banking
11 4 (1.08%) Publishing
12 3 (0.81%) Law
13 1 (0.27%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Automotive
13 1 (0.27%) Games
13 1 (0.27%) Legal
13 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 199 (53.93%) Developer
2 76 (20.60%) Java Developer
3 64 (17.34%) Integration Developer
4 52 (14.09%) Senior Developer
5 30 (8.13%) Architect
6 28 (7.59%) Tester
7 27 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 27 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 25 (6.78%) SOA Developer
9 24 (6.50%) C# Developer
10 23 (6.23%) Automation Tester
11 19 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (4.61%) Agile Developer
12 17 (4.61%) Lead Developer
12 17 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (4.07%) Analyst
15 14 (3.79%) Lead Java Developer
16 13 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (3.52%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (36.59%) SOAP
2 119 (32.25%) RESTful
3 108 (29.27%) XML
4 94 (25.47%) JSON
5 90 (24.39%) REST
6 86 (23.31%) Middleware
7 70 (18.97%) .NET
8 67 (18.16%) Apache Camel
9 56 (15.18%) Spring
10 50 (13.55%) HTML
11 41 (11.11%) XSLT
12 39 (10.57%) CSS
12 39 (10.57%) WireMock
13 37 (10.03%) Swagger
14 31 (8.40%) J2EE
15 29 (7.86%) HTML5
16 27 (7.32%) ASP.NET
16 27 (7.32%) Node.js
17 26 (7.05%) Spring Boot
18 25 (6.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 88 (23.85%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.44%) Replication
5 7 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.90%) Clustering
5 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (1.63%) User Experience
7 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.36%) NHS
8 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.81%) CESG
9 3 (0.81%) Fintech
9 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.54%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.43%) Windows
2 64 (17.34%) Linux
3 19 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (4.34%) Unix
5 11 (2.98%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.71%) Solaris
7 7 (1.90%) AIX
7 7 (1.90%) CentOS
8 6 (1.63%) Android
9 5 (1.36%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (34.42%) TDD
3 105 (28.46%) SOA
4 96 (26.02%) Business Intelligence
5 95 (25.75%) Digital Marketing
5 95 (25.75%) Programme Management
6 71 (19.24%) Test Automation
7 68 (18.43%) Scrum
8 56 (15.18%) DevOps
9 53 (14.36%) MVC
10 44 (11.92%) Software Engineering
11 41 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 38 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (8.67%) Configuration Management
14 28 (7.59%) Microservices
15 27 (7.32%) Open Source
16 24 (6.50%) OO
17 21 (5.69%) Analytics
18 20 (5.42%) Mathematics
19 19 (5.15%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 207 (56.10%) Java
2 86 (23.31%) JavaScript
3 64 (17.34%) C#
4 55 (14.91%) SQL
5 53 (14.36%) Java 8
6 41 (11.11%) XPath
7 22 (5.96%) T-SQL
8 20 (5.42%) C++
9 15 (4.07%) Groovy
10 13 (3.52%) GLSL
10 13 (3.52%) HLSL
11 10 (2.71%) Java 9
12 9 (2.44%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.17%) ES6
13 8 (2.17%) PHP
14 7 (1.90%) Python
15 6 (1.63%) C
15 6 (1.63%) Ruby
16 5 (1.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.42%) Degree
4 6 (1.63%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.81%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) CLAS
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.61%) QA
2 6 (1.63%) HL7
3 5 (1.36%) SLA
4 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.54%) WCAG
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (7.05%) Docker
2 18 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) vSphere
3 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (10.30%) Ansible
2 28 (7.59%) Terraform
3 13 (3.52%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.17%) Opsview
5 7 (1.90%) Puppet
6 6 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.54%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.54%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.54%) Mesos
9 2 (0.54%) vMotion
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.27%) Kibana
10 1 (0.27%) Nagios
10 1 (0.27%) Oozie
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 99 (26.83%) SAP
2 92 (24.93%) Oracle
3 59 (15.99%) WSO2
4 50 (13.55%) Microsoft
5 16 (4.34%) IBM
6 13 (3.52%) Google
6 13 (3.52%) Talend
7 9 (2.44%) hybris
8 8 (2.17%) Adobe
8 8 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (2.17%) Sybase
9 7 (1.90%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.36%) HP
10 5 (1.36%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.08%) F5
11 4 (1.08%) InterSystems
11 4 (1.08%) New Relic
12 3 (0.81%) Perforce
12 3 (0.81%) Sony
12 3 (0.81%) TIBCO