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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 95 145 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.47% 5.85% 5.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.35% 23.46% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 92
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +3.64% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +3.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.76% +60.00%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 619 618 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.12% 24.92% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 372 425
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 26
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -13 28 £350 -6.66% 18
Essex -21 25 £450 +28.57% 8
Cambridgeshire -8 20 £438 -12.50% 19
Bedfordshire -4 9 £450 +2.85% 2
Suffolk 0 8 £375 -14.28% 2
Norfolk 0 4 £425 +13.33% 4
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 129 (53.09%) Java
2 107 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (39.92%) JavaScript
4 90 (37.04%) HTML
5 73 (30.04%) .NET
6 64 (26.34%) Finance
6 64 (26.34%) Spring
7 63 (25.93%) Hibernate
8 62 (25.51%) SQL
9 61 (25.10%) SOA
10 56 (23.05%) TDD
11 52 (21.40%) J2EE
12 49 (20.16%) Oracle
13 48 (19.75%) ASP.NET
14 47 (19.34%) RESTful
15 42 (17.28%) XML
16 41 (16.87%) OO
16 41 (16.87%) CSS
16 41 (16.87%) Scrum
17 40 (16.46%) SOAP
18 39 (16.05%) Linux
19 38 (15.64%) C#
19 38 (15.64%) AngularJS
20 37 (15.23%) SQL Server
21 32 (13.17%) WebLogic
22 31 (12.76%) MVC
22 31 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (12.35%) REST
24 29 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
25 28 (11.52%) jQuery

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 32 (13.17%) WebLogic
2 16 (6.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (6.17%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.29%) CMS
5 6 (2.47%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (2.47%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (2.06%) Apache
6 5 (2.06%) Mule
7 4 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.65%) Drupal
7 4 (1.65%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (1.23%) Confluence
8 3 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.82%) IIS
9 2 (0.82%) JBoss
10 1 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.41%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Project
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.88%) SAP CRM
2 7 (2.88%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.65%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.23%) Unica
6 2 (0.82%) Magento
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.41%) Odoo
7 1 (0.41%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.47%) PaaS
2 6 (2.47%) SaaS
3 5 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.06%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle CX
5 3 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.23%) Silverpop
6 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.82%) IaaS
6 2 (0.82%) Route 53
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.41%) GitHub
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.47%) HTTP
1 6 (2.47%) Internet
1 6 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.65%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.23%) Firewall
4 2 (0.82%) LDAP
4 2 (0.82%) SAN
4 2 (0.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.41%) DHCP
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.41%) FTP
5 1 (0.41%) Intranet
5 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.41%) IPsec
5 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.82%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.12%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (3.29%) MySQL
5 8 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.47%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (2.06%) Big Data
8 5 (2.06%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.82%) DB2
10 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (10.70%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.05%) Subversion
3 21 (8.64%) Jenkins
3 21 (8.64%) SoapUI
4 20 (8.23%) Selenium
5 17 (7.00%) JIRA
6 13 (5.35%) Maven
7 12 (4.94%) Visual Studio
8 11 (4.53%) Ant
8 11 (4.53%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.12%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.88%) JUnit
10 7 (2.88%) XDoclet
11 6 (2.47%) AccuRev
11 6 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.65%) NetBeans
13 3 (1.23%) Android Studio
13 3 (1.23%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.82%) Appium
14 2 (0.82%) Gradle
General
1 64 (26.34%) Finance
2 28 (11.52%) Marketing
3 17 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.17%) Manufacturing
4 15 (6.17%) Retail
5 12 (4.94%) Banking
5 12 (4.94%) Electronics
6 8 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.65%) Military
8 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.82%) Automotive
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (58.02%) Developer
2 66 (27.16%) Java Developer
3 44 (18.11%) Architect
4 25 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (9.47%) .NET Developer
6 13 (5.35%) C# Developer
7 10 (4.12%) Agile Developer
7 10 (4.12%) Android Developer
7 10 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (4.12%) E-Commerce Developer
7 10 (4.12%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 10 (4.12%) SQL Developer
8 9 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (3.29%) Applications Developer
9 8 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (3.29%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.88%) Consultant
10 7 (2.88%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (2.88%) Tester
10 7 (2.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (37.04%) HTML
2 73 (30.04%) .NET
3 64 (26.34%) Spring
4 63 (25.93%) Hibernate
5 52 (21.40%) J2EE
6 48 (19.75%) ASP.NET
7 47 (19.34%) RESTful
8 42 (17.28%) XML
9 41 (16.87%) CSS
10 40 (16.46%) SOAP
11 38 (15.64%) AngularJS
12 30 (12.35%) REST
13 28 (11.52%) jQuery
14 24 (9.88%) Ajax
15 23 (9.47%) Apache Flex
15 23 (9.47%) HTML5
16 21 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (8.23%) JSON
18 17 (7.00%) JSP
19 16 (6.58%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.05%) Mobile App
2 10 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.88%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.06%) Clustering
5 5 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.65%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.65%) iPad
6 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.23%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.23%) Replication
7 3 (1.23%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) IPTV
8 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.41%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.41%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.05%) Linux
2 25 (10.29%) Windows
3 24 (9.88%) Unix
4 16 (6.58%) Android
5 7 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.06%) Solaris
7 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.65%) VMS
8 3 (1.23%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (25.10%) SOA
3 56 (23.05%) TDD
4 41 (16.87%) OO
4 41 (16.87%) Scrum
5 31 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (12.76%) MVC
6 27 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 24 (9.88%) Information Security
8 23 (9.47%) BDD
9 21 (8.64%) E-Commerce
10 20 (8.23%) DevOps
11 17 (7.00%) Kanban
12 16 (6.58%) CRM
12 16 (6.58%) Presales
13 15 (6.17%) Concurrent Programming
14 14 (5.76%) Web Development
15 13 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (4.94%) Digital Marketing
16 12 (4.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (53.09%) Java
2 97 (39.92%) JavaScript
3 62 (25.51%) SQL
4 38 (15.64%) C#
5 14 (5.76%) PL/SQL
5 14 (5.76%) Python
5 14 (5.76%) Scala
6 10 (4.12%) Groovy
6 10 (4.12%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.29%) XPath
8 6 (2.47%) C
8 6 (2.47%) C++
8 6 (2.47%) Objective-C
8 6 (2.47%) R
9 5 (2.06%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.06%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.65%) PHP
11 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.23%) Degree
3 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PhD
4 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) CDISC
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (2.47%) Docker
2 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) Ansible
1 2 (0.82%) Terraform
2 1 (0.41%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 49 (20.16%) Oracle
2 26 (10.70%) Adobe
3 25 (10.29%) SAP
4 20 (8.23%) IBM
5 11 (4.53%) Google
5 11 (4.53%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.88%) hybris
7 6 (2.47%) Sybase
8 4 (1.65%) VMware
8 4 (1.65%) WSO2
9 3 (1.23%) NetApp
9 3 (1.23%) Omniture
9 3 (1.23%) Pega
9 3 (1.23%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.23%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.82%) Cisco
10 2 (0.82%) EMC
10 2 (0.82%) FatWire
10 2 (0.82%) HP
11 1 (0.41%) Citrix
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