Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 17 51
Rank change year-on-year -16 +34 -25
Contract jobs citing Web Services 243 373 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.83% 7.42% 4.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.30% 26.08% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 256 125
East of England median daily rate £450 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £273
90th Percentile £550 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.08 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% -17.30% +25.39%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +4.94% -4.71%

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 1,141 1,430 1,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.37% 28.45% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 922 887
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £280
90th Percentile £623 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 40
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35.00 £19.50 £26.40
90th Percentile £50.50 £58.13 £63.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.82% +5.31% +9.59%

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 21 September 2019.

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 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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 -4 81 £425 +1.19% 36
Essex -10 72 £475 -9.52% 4
Cambridgeshire -4 69 £424 +0.95% 38
Bedfordshire -10 9 £480 -5.88% 6
Suffolk +11 7 £450 +12.50% 4
Norfolk -8 3 £238 -47.22% 8
East Anglia +13 1 - -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 128 (52.67%) Java
2 118 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (34.57%) .NET
4 70 (28.81%) JavaScript
5 69 (28.40%) C#
6 65 (26.75%) TDD
7 61 (25.10%) Microsoft
8 60 (24.69%) RESTful
9 59 (24.28%) SOAP
10 56 (23.05%) SOA
11 55 (22.63%) Oracle
12 54 (22.22%) Scrum
13 49 (20.16%) Windows
13 49 (20.16%) Git (software)
14 42 (17.28%) SQL
15 41 (16.87%) SAP
15 41 (16.87%) Finance
15 41 (16.87%) Software Engineering
16 40 (16.46%) XML
17 39 (16.05%) Linux
17 39 (16.05%) Middleware
17 39 (16.05%) AWS
18 38 (15.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 37 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
19 37 (15.23%) HTML
19 37 (15.23%) Marketing
20 36 (14.81%) SQL Server
21 35 (14.40%) Degree
21 35 (14.40%) JSON
21 35 (14.40%) Electronics

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 38 (15.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 32 (13.17%) Mule
2 32 (13.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 21 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.41%) Apache
5 13 (5.35%) IIS
6 12 (4.94%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.70%) CMS
8 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.29%) MS Exchange
8 8 (3.29%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.88%) Confluence
9 7 (2.88%) JBoss
10 6 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.65%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Magento
2 7 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.47%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.41%) Maximo
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.05%) AWS
2 33 (13.58%) Azure
3 12 (4.94%) Office 365
4 9 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.29%) GitHub
6 5 (2.06%) BrowserStack
6 5 (2.06%) GCP
7 4 (1.65%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.65%) Sauce Labs
8 3 (1.23%) Amazon SageMaker
8 3 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.23%) Force.com
8 3 (1.23%) IaaS
8 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Flow
8 3 (1.23%) PaaS
8 3 (1.23%) PowerApps
8 3 (1.23%) Serverless
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.82%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.88%) Ethernet
1 24 (9.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.29%) Skype
3 7 (2.88%) HTTP
4 2 (0.82%) Firewall
5 1 (0.41%) BGP
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.41%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.41%) Internet
5 1 (0.41%) IPsec
5 1 (0.41%) LAN
5 1 (0.41%) MPLS
5 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) SMTP
5 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.17%) MySQL
3 10 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (2.47%) Jackrabbit
5 6 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.06%) DB2
7 4 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.65%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.76%) Visual Studio
3 26 (10.70%) Eclipse
4 24 (9.88%) NetBeans
5 23 (9.47%) JIRA
6 22 (9.05%) Jenkins
7 15 (6.17%) Selenium
8 13 (5.35%) JUnit
9 12 (4.94%) Maven
10 11 (4.53%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.70%) SoapUI
12 8 (3.29%) JMeter
12 8 (3.29%) WebDriver
13 5 (2.06%) Gradle
14 4 (1.65%) Appium
14 4 (1.65%) Calabash
14 4 (1.65%) Robot Framework
14 4 (1.65%) TestRail
15 3 (1.23%) Burp Suite
15 3 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 41 (16.87%) Finance
2 37 (15.23%) Marketing
3 35 (14.40%) Electronics
3 35 (14.40%) Public Sector
3 35 (14.40%) Telecoms
4 33 (13.58%) Manufacturing
5 24 (9.88%) Aerospace
5 24 (9.88%) Military
6 11 (4.53%) Games
7 7 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.06%) Retail
9 4 (1.65%) Back Office
10 3 (1.23%) Banking
10 3 (1.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (57.61%) Developer
2 59 (24.28%) Java Developer
3 37 (15.23%) Senior Developer
4 34 (13.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (8.64%) Architect
6 11 (4.53%) Web Developer
7 10 (4.12%) Tester
8 9 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 8 (3.29%) .NET Developer
10 7 (2.88%) Analyst
10 7 (2.88%) Automation Tester
10 7 (2.88%) C# Developer
10 7 (2.88%) Consultant
10 7 (2.88%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.47%) Angular Developer
11 6 (2.47%) Integration Developer
11 6 (2.47%) Lead Architect
11 6 (2.47%) Technical Leader
12 5 (2.06%) C Developer
12 5 (2.06%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (34.57%) .NET
2 60 (24.69%) RESTful
3 59 (24.28%) SOAP
4 40 (16.46%) XML
5 39 (16.05%) Middleware
6 37 (15.23%) HTML
7 35 (14.40%) JSON
8 34 (13.99%) REST
9 33 (13.58%) Apache Camel
10 30 (12.35%) ASP.NET
10 30 (12.35%) Node.js
10 30 (12.35%) Spring
11 27 (11.11%) CSS
12 24 (9.88%) AngularJS
12 24 (9.88%) Qt
13 20 (8.23%) ActiveX
13 20 (8.23%) DirectX
13 20 (8.23%) MFC
13 20 (8.23%) OpenGL
14 18 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.52%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.47%) User Experience
5 4 (1.65%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.41%) FMCG
7 1 (0.41%) Life Science
7 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.16%) Windows
2 39 (16.05%) Linux
3 17 (7.00%) Unix
4 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.29%) Android
5 8 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.29%) Windows 2000
5 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.88%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.65%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.82%) CentOS
8 2 (0.82%) Debian
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (26.75%) TDD
3 56 (23.05%) SOA
4 54 (22.22%) Scrum
5 41 (16.87%) Software Engineering
6 37 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (13.58%) Digital Marketing
7 33 (13.58%) Programme Management
8 29 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (11.52%) MVC
9 28 (11.52%) OO
10 26 (10.70%) E-Commerce
11 24 (9.88%) Mathematics
11 24 (9.88%) Microservices
11 24 (9.88%) Migration
12 19 (7.82%) Test Automation
13 17 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (5.76%) DevOps
14 14 (5.76%) Web Development
15 12 (4.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (52.67%) Java
2 70 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 69 (28.40%) C#
4 42 (17.28%) SQL
5 32 (13.17%) C++
6 26 (10.70%) Java 8
7 25 (10.29%) Python
8 20 (8.23%) GLSL
8 20 (8.23%) HLSL
9 18 (7.41%) PHP
10 17 (7.00%) PowerShell
11 13 (5.35%) C
11 13 (5.35%) Shell Script
12 11 (4.53%) Ruby
13 8 (3.29%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.06%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.06%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.06%) XPath
15 4 (1.65%) Perl
15 4 (1.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (14.40%) Degree
2 31 (12.76%) Security Cleared
3 29 (11.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.88%) MCSE
4 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.06%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.23%) SANS
7 2 (0.82%) CISSP
7 2 (0.82%) ISEB
8 1 (0.41%) CCNP
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.41%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 20 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.47%) Docker
2 6 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.82%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (4.53%) Ansible
2 10 (4.12%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.65%) Puppet
6 3 (1.23%) Kibana
6 3 (1.23%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.82%) logstash
7 2 (0.82%) Mesos
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.82%) Terraform
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 61 (25.10%) Microsoft
2 55 (22.63%) Oracle
3 41 (16.87%) SAP
4 31 (12.76%) WSO2
5 26 (10.70%) Talend
6 10 (4.12%) Google
7 9 (3.70%) Cisco
7 9 (3.70%) IBM
8 8 (3.29%) Polycom
9 7 (2.88%) hybris
10 6 (2.47%) Remedy
11 5 (2.06%) WorldPay
11 5 (2.06%) Zend
12 3 (1.23%) Acunetix
12 3 (1.23%) HP
12 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.82%) EMC
13 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
14 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint