Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 30 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 276 262 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.44% 5.42% 6.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.45% 20.39% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 149 244
East of England median daily rate £461 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £263
90th Percentile £596 £538 £488
England median daily rate £463 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +5.71% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 27
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% -16.57%
10th Percentile £39.90 £30.75 £28.20
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.83 £44.20
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% +6.67%

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 1496 1285 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.48% 26.60% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 758 1029
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £295 £257 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 69
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £18.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.55 £49.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

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 19 November 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
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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +19 76 £513 +7.89% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 69 £325 -18.75% 10
Hertfordshire -23 64 £463 +19.35% 20
Bedfordshire -8 38 £450 +13.92% 6
Norfolk +11 18 £481 -5.64% 3
Suffolk +7 12 £500 +25.00% 2
East Anglia - 2 £525 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 173 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (48.19%) Java
3 113 (40.94%) SOAP
4 109 (39.49%) TDD
5 96 (34.78%) XML
6 95 (34.42%) SQL
7 84 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 82 (29.71%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (28.62%) Finance
10 73 (26.45%) REST
11 69 (25.00%) JSON
12 68 (24.64%) RESTful
13 66 (23.91%) HTML
13 66 (23.91%) Oracle
14 65 (23.55%) SOA
15 59 (21.38%) Maven
16 57 (20.65%) Spring
16 57 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
17 55 (19.93%) Scrum
18 54 (19.57%) Git (software)
19 53 (19.20%) .NET
20 51 (18.48%) CSS
20 51 (18.48%) Middleware
21 48 (17.39%) Jenkins
22 47 (17.03%) Linux
23 46 (16.67%) Test Automation
24 43 (15.58%) XSLT
25 41 (14.86%) C#
25 41 (14.86%) MVC
26 40 (14.49%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 40 (14.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 36 (13.04%) Mule
3 32 (11.59%) JBoss
4 30 (10.87%) WebLogic
5 26 (9.42%) Oracle Service Bus
6 19 (6.88%) Tomcat
6 19 (6.88%) WebSphere
7 16 (5.80%) Confluence
8 14 (5.07%) CMS
8 14 (5.07%) SharePoint
9 13 (4.71%) Apache
10 11 (3.99%) IIS
11 10 (3.62%) Apache Spark
12 7 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (2.17%) Apache Pig
14 5 (1.81%) MQSeries
14 5 (1.81%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (1.45%) WildFly
16 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Magento
1 5 (1.81%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.36%) Maximo
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.07%) SaaS
4 12 (4.35%) IaaS
5 11 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (2.90%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.54%) PaaS
8 7 (2.54%) Sauce Labs
9 6 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (1.81%) Google App Engine
11 4 (1.45%) GitHub
11 4 (1.45%) Route 53
12 3 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.09%) Serverless
13 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.72%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.97%) Internet
2 14 (5.07%) HTTP
3 10 (3.62%) LDAP
3 10 (3.62%) SSL
3 10 (3.62%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.90%) DNS
5 6 (2.17%) ATM
6 3 (1.09%) Firewall
6 3 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.09%) Network Security
6 3 (1.09%) VPN
7 2 (0.72%) DHCP
7 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.72%) SAN
8 1 (0.36%) IMAP
8 1 (0.36%) SMTP
8 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.97%) RDBMS
4 16 (5.80%) MySQL
5 14 (5.07%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.07%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.35%) Big Data
7 11 (3.99%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.26%) Apache Hive
8 9 (3.26%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.90%) Redis
10 7 (2.54%) HBase
10 7 (2.54%) Impala
10 7 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.54%) Sybase ASE
11 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 59 (21.38%) Maven
2 54 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 48 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 40 (14.49%) JIRA
5 37 (13.41%) SoapUI
6 33 (11.96%) JUnit
7 18 (6.52%) Selenium
8 16 (5.80%) Subversion
9 14 (5.07%) Cucumber
10 13 (4.71%) Visual Studio
10 13 (4.71%) WebDriver
11 12 (4.35%) Ant
12 11 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (3.99%) Eclipse
12 11 (3.99%) Mockito
13 10 (3.62%) JMeter
13 10 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (3.26%) TeamCity
15 8 (2.90%) Gradle
15 8 (2.90%) Grunt
General
1 79 (28.62%) Finance
2 40 (14.49%) Marketing
3 37 (13.41%) Manufacturing
4 32 (11.59%) Retail
5 31 (11.23%) Telecoms
6 30 (10.87%) Electronics
7 8 (2.90%) Automotive
7 8 (2.90%) Banking
8 7 (2.54%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.81%) Games
10 4 (1.45%) Advertising
11 3 (1.09%) Publishing
12 2 (0.72%) Military
13 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.36%) Back Office
13 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.36%) Legal
13 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (57.61%) Developer
2 60 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 32 (11.59%) Agile Developer
4 31 (11.23%) Architect
5 30 (10.87%) Integration Developer
6 27 (9.78%) Senior Developer
7 26 (9.42%) SOA Developer
8 21 (7.61%) Tester
9 18 (6.52%) Lead Developer
10 17 (6.16%) Analyst
11 14 (5.07%) .NET Developer
11 14 (5.07%) Senior Agile Developer
11 14 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.35%) SQL Developer
13 11 (3.99%) Automation Tester
13 11 (3.99%) C# Developer
14 10 (3.62%) Consultant
14 10 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (3.62%) Test Analyst
15 9 (3.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (40.94%) SOAP
2 96 (34.78%) XML
3 73 (26.45%) REST
4 69 (25.00%) JSON
5 68 (24.64%) RESTful
6 66 (23.91%) HTML
7 57 (20.65%) Spring
8 53 (19.20%) .NET
9 51 (18.48%) CSS
9 51 (18.48%) Middleware
10 43 (15.58%) XSLT
11 40 (14.49%) AngularJS
12 37 (13.41%) J2EE
13 34 (12.32%) Apache Camel
14 31 (11.23%) HTML5
15 27 (9.78%) jQuery
16 25 (9.06%) Ajax
16 25 (9.06%) Swagger
16 25 (9.06%) WireMock
17 23 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.96%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (6.16%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.99%) User Experience
6 8 (2.90%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.17%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.45%) PKI
10 3 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.09%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.72%) Life Science
11 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.72%) RIA
11 2 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.03%) Linux
2 33 (11.96%) Unix
3 23 (8.33%) Windows
4 17 (6.16%) Apple iOS
5 16 (5.80%) Android
5 16 (5.80%) Solaris
6 13 (4.71%) Mac OS X
7 10 (3.62%) AIX
7 10 (3.62%) HPUX
8 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (39.49%) TDD
3 82 (29.71%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (23.55%) SOA
5 55 (19.93%) Scrum
6 46 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 41 (14.86%) MVC
8 33 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (11.96%) E-Commerce
9 32 (11.59%) Digital Marketing
10 30 (10.87%) Kanban
10 30 (10.87%) Programme Management
11 29 (10.51%) SDLC
12 28 (10.14%) Microservices
13 27 (9.78%) BDD
14 23 (8.33%) Configuration Management
14 23 (8.33%) UML
15 22 (7.97%) OO
16 21 (7.61%) API Development
16 21 (7.61%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 133 (48.19%) Java
2 95 (34.42%) SQL
3 84 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 41 (14.86%) C#
5 34 (12.32%) PL/SQL
6 30 (10.87%) XPath
7 22 (7.97%) Groovy
8 14 (5.07%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.99%) Python
10 9 (3.26%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.26%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.90%) Apple Swift
12 7 (2.54%) C
13 6 (2.17%) Perl
13 6 (2.17%) PHP
13 6 (2.17%) VBScript
14 5 (1.81%) HiveQL
15 4 (1.45%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.71%) Degree
2 6 (2.17%) CISM
2 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.81%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (1.09%) CISA
5 3 (1.09%) CRISC
6 2 (0.72%) CCSP
6 2 (0.72%) CISSP
6 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) MCP
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) CEH
7 1 (0.36%) GIAC
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCSD
7 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.14%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (4.35%) Docker
2 10 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.81%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.81%) vCloud
3 5 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.81%) vSphere
4 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.62%) Puppet
2 9 (3.26%) Ansible
2 9 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.17%) Terraform
5 3 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.09%) Mesos
6 2 (0.72%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.72%) WSUS
7 1 (0.36%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 66 (23.91%) Oracle
2 38 (13.77%) SAP
3 32 (11.59%) WSO2
4 29 (10.51%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.16%) IBM
6 14 (5.07%) Atlassian
7 11 (3.99%) Google
8 9 (3.26%) CA
8 9 (3.26%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (2.54%) Sybase
10 6 (2.17%) Adobe
10 6 (2.17%) New Relic
10 6 (2.17%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.81%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.81%) hybris
11 5 (1.81%) VMware
11 5 (1.81%) webMethods
12 4 (1.45%) Talend
13 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.72%) CyberArk