Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 30 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 113 251 270
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.87% 6.12% 6.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.40% 23.52% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 139 185
Median daily rate £500 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% +25.00%
10th Percentile £398 £331 £318
90th Percentile £566 £600 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -1.16%

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 614 1,067 1,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.47% 26.01% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 639 762
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £319 £325 £300
90th Percentile £586 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 16
Median hourly rate £59.00 £47.50 £35.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% +33.73% -5.28%
10th Percentile £40.20 £23.40 £15.67
90th Percentile £69.60 £66.81 £66.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year -20.45% +4.11% +3.09%

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 -1 42 £525 - 2
Hertfordshire -10 34 £500 +25.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 33 £475 +5.56% 19
Suffolk +1 4 £475 +26.67%
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 59 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (48.67%) C#
3 51 (45.13%) .NET
4 46 (40.71%) Java
5 41 (36.28%) JavaScript
6 39 (34.51%) AWS
7 37 (32.74%) Scrum
8 31 (27.43%) Linux
8 31 (27.43%) Security Cleared
9 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
9 30 (26.55%) SOAP
10 29 (25.66%) SC Cleared
11 28 (24.78%) Node.js
11 28 (24.78%) XML
11 28 (24.78%) Microservices
12 26 (23.01%) TDD
12 26 (23.01%) Software Engineering
13 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
14 21 (18.58%) Visual Studio
15 20 (17.70%) ASP.NET
15 20 (17.70%) Windows
16 19 (16.81%) SOA
16 19 (16.81%) HTML
16 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
16 19 (16.81%) RESTful
16 19 (16.81%) DevOps
17 18 (15.93%) Mathematics
17 18 (15.93%) SQL
17 18 (15.93%) MVC
18 17 (15.04%) C++

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 7 (6.19%) IIS
2 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.42%) Mule
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Fuse
4 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.65%) Apache
5 3 (2.65%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.77%) Confluence
6 2 (1.77%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.42%) Magento
3 2 (1.77%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (34.51%) AWS
2 16 (14.16%) Azure
3 9 (7.96%) SaaS
4 5 (4.42%) Office 365
5 4 (3.54%) Power Platform
5 4 (3.54%) Serverless
6 3 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) GCP
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.88%) IaaS
8 1 (0.88%) Loggly
8 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) Ethernet
1 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.62%) HTTP
3 4 (3.54%) SMS
4 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.85%) MySQL
3 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.54%) UniData
6 3 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.77%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.58%) Visual Studio
3 17 (15.04%) Eclipse
4 16 (14.16%) NetBeans
5 8 (7.08%) Selenium
6 7 (6.19%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.31%) Maven
8 5 (4.42%) Bitbucket
8 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.42%) webpack
8 5 (4.42%) Zephyr
9 4 (3.54%) GitLab
10 2 (1.77%) JMeter
10 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.77%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.88%) JIRA
11 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.88%) Mocha
11 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (14.16%) Aerospace
1 16 (14.16%) Military
2 13 (11.50%) Public Sector
3 10 (8.85%) Finance
4 7 (6.19%) Electronics
4 7 (6.19%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.19%) Marketing
4 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.42%) Retail
6 3 (2.65%) Publishing
7 2 (1.77%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (44.25%) Developer
2 21 (18.58%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.93%) Architect
4 15 (13.27%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Applications Architect
7 6 (5.31%) DBA
7 6 (5.31%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (5.31%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) AWS Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Cloud Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Integration Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Performance Architect
10 3 (2.65%) Performance Specialist
10 3 (2.65%) Performance Tuning Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.13%) .NET
2 30 (26.55%) SOAP
3 28 (24.78%) Node.js
3 28 (24.78%) XML
4 20 (17.70%) ASP.NET
5 19 (16.81%) HTML
5 19 (16.81%) RESTful
6 16 (14.16%) JSON
6 16 (14.16%) Qt
6 16 (14.16%) REST
7 15 (13.27%) ActiveX
7 15 (13.27%) DirectX
7 15 (13.27%) MFC
7 15 (13.27%) OpenGL
8 14 (12.39%) CSS
8 14 (12.39%) Middleware
9 13 (11.50%) Spring
10 12 (10.62%) .NET Framework
10 12 (10.62%) jQuery
11 10 (8.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (8.85%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.65%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (2.65%) Reference Data
2 3 (2.65%) User Experience
3 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.77%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.43%) Linux
2 20 (17.70%) Windows
3 4 (3.54%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.65%) Debian
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.74%) Scrum
3 28 (24.78%) Microservices
4 26 (23.01%) Software Engineering
4 26 (23.01%) TDD
5 19 (16.81%) DevOps
5 19 (16.81%) SOA
6 18 (15.93%) Mathematics
6 18 (15.93%) MVC
7 16 (14.16%) Test Automation
8 14 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (12.39%) Programme Management
9 13 (11.50%) Open Source
10 12 (10.62%) SOLID
11 11 (9.73%) UML
12 10 (8.85%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.96%) Migration
13 9 (7.96%) Product Roadmap
14 8 (7.08%) OOP
14 8 (7.08%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 55 (48.67%) C#
2 46 (40.71%) Java
3 41 (36.28%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.93%) SQL
5 17 (15.04%) C++
6 15 (13.27%) GLSL
6 15 (13.27%) HLSL
7 7 (6.19%) TypeScript
8 6 (5.31%) Perl
8 6 (5.31%) PHP
8 6 (5.31%) Python
8 6 (5.31%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.31%) XAML
9 5 (4.42%) XPath
10 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.54%) C
10 4 (3.54%) ES6
10 4 (3.54%) UniBasic
11 3 (2.65%) VB
12 2 (1.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (27.43%) Security Cleared
2 29 (25.66%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.16%) Degree
4 6 (5.31%) CISSP
5 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.77%) PhD
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) NCSC
2 3 (2.65%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) GDPR
4 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.88%) NIST
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) Terraform
2 6 (5.31%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.65%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) CASB
4 1 (0.88%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.16%) Oracle
3 13 (11.50%) IBM
4 7 (6.19%) SAP
5 6 (5.31%) AppDynamics
5 6 (5.31%) Talend
6 5 (4.42%) WSO2
7 4 (3.54%) jBASE
8 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.65%) Zend
9 2 (1.77%) Adobe
9 2 (1.77%) Google
10 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.88%) HP
10 1 (0.88%) New Relic