The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 24 April 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 9 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 3.49% 5.76% 5.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 12.99% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 3
Median daily rate £272 £335 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.95% +9.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +37.28% +8.57%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 108 154 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 41.86% 44.38% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 108 54
Median daily rate £338 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in East Sussex

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in East Sussex

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Brighton +9 9 £272 -13.12% 4
Hove -4 1 - -
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) REST
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) SOAP
4 7 (36.84%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Spring
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 4 (21.05%) PHP
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Core
7 3 (15.79%) J2EE
7 3 (15.79%) JSON

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
1 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Database Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) REST
2 10 (52.63%) SOAP
3 7 (36.84%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) Spring
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Core
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
6 3 (15.79%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) LINQ
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) RESTful
8 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Data Security
6 1 (5.26%) Data Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
6 1 (5.26%) RAD
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle