The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 June 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
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1980 2454 2398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.58% 4.98% 4.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.21% 17.12% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1805 1638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £594 £594 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 39
England median hourly rate £43.50 £36.25 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.10%  
10th Percentile £21.25 £21.11 £19.68
90th Percentile £55.25 £56.64 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £41.75 £36.25 £37.63
% change year-on-year +15.17% -3.65%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13930 14333 14266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.22% 29.08% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37646 39873 36060
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
10th Percentile £310 £300 £271
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £434 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +3.21% +8.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 499 644
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  
10th Percentile £19.82 £18.22 £16.43
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.99 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in England

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in England

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in England

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in England

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Services in England

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
London -7 986 £500 +5.26% 243
South East 0 430 £400 -11.11% 140
North of England +3 221 £425 +6.25% 165
Midlands -17 123 £400 -5.32% 66
North West -8 120 £428 +10.32% 99
South West -15 115 £400 - 41
East of England -27 97 £450 +4.34% 57
Yorkshire -5 76 £408 -6.85% 55
East Midlands -11 62 £400 +8.84% 20
West Midlands -26 58 £425 - 46
North East +69 25 £450 +45.16% 11
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 1903 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1812 (44.28%) Java
3 1287 (31.45%) JavaScript
4 1113 (27.20%) SQL
5 1079 (26.37%) REST
6 1009 (24.66%) HTML
7 949 (23.19%) TDD
8 937 (22.90%) XML
9 928 (22.68%) Amazon AWS
10 886 (21.65%) CSS
10 886 (21.65%) .NET
11 854 (20.87%) SOAP
12 793 (19.38%) RESTful
13 774 (18.91%) C#
14 757 (18.50%) Scrum
15 730 (17.84%) Linux
16 729 (17.82%) Git (software)
17 711 (17.38%) Finance
18 708 (17.30%) Oracle
19 707 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
20 679 (16.59%) Spring
21 653 (15.96%) Test Automation
22 638 (15.59%) SQL Server
23 602 (14.71%) Jenkins
24 592 (14.47%) AngularJS
25 566 (13.83%) MVC
26 560 (13.69%) DevOps
27 529 (12.93%) JSON
28 516 (12.61%) Microsoft
29 499 (12.19%) Python

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 226 (5.52%) JBoss
2 224 (5.47%) WebSphere
3 178 (4.35%) Apache
4 159 (3.89%) WebLogic
5 158 (3.86%) Tomcat
6 141 (3.45%) Confluence
7 137 (3.35%) IIS
8 133 (3.25%) CMS
9 127 (3.10%) SharePoint
10 117 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 81 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
12 54 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
13 51 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
14 46 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 43 (1.05%) Apache Spark
16 38 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
17 32 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
18 27 (0.66%) Apache Solr
18 27 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
19 25 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 26 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.098%) SPSS
10 3 (0.073%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.073%) SmartSuite
11 2 (0.049%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.049%) InDesign
12 1 (0.024%) HipChat
12 1 (0.024%) Mingle
12 1 (0.024%) Simulink
12 1 (0.024%) Stata
Business Applications
1 96 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (0.61%) Magento
4 22 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
5 21 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
6 16 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
7 13 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
11 6 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
11 6 (0.15%) Unica
12 5 (0.12%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
12 5 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
13 4 (0.098%) Oracle Receivables
14 3 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 928 (22.68%) Amazon AWS
2 316 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (2.69%) PaaS
4 107 (2.61%) SaaS
5 86 (2.10%) IaaS
6 81 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
7 76 (1.86%) GitHub
8 69 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 66 (1.61%) Amazon S3
10 52 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
10 52 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 49 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
12 37 (0.90%) Office 365
13 33 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
14 30 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 26 (0.64%) Google App Engine
16 24 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 23 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 22 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
19 21 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 231 (5.65%) HTTP
2 161 (3.93%) Internet
3 102 (2.49%) TCP/IP
4 99 (2.42%) SSL
5 94 (2.30%) LDAP
6 68 (1.66%) Firewall
7 67 (1.64%) DNS
8 41 (1.00%) VPN
9 37 (0.90%) SMTP
10 33 (0.81%) WAN
11 30 (0.73%) FTP
12 29 (0.71%) Intranet
12 29 (0.71%) Network Security
13 27 (0.66%) SSH
14 24 (0.59%) LAN
15 19 (0.46%) SAN
16 18 (0.44%) SNMP
17 16 (0.39%) Extranet
17 16 (0.39%) PuTTY
18 15 (0.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 638 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 383 (9.36%) Relational Database
3 236 (5.77%) MySQL
4 232 (5.67%) NoSQL
5 221 (5.40%) MongoDB
6 193 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 147 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 127 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
9 122 (2.98%) Big Data
10 98 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 97 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 95 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 92 (2.25%) Hadoop
14 83 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
15 75 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
16 73 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 71 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
18 66 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
19 51 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
20 45 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 729 (17.82%) Git (software)
2 602 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 399 (9.75%) JIRA
4 390 (9.53%) Maven
5 299 (7.31%) Selenium
6 262 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 245 (5.99%) JUnit
8 242 (5.91%) Subversion
9 148 (3.62%) Cucumber
10 144 (3.52%) Gradle
11 143 (3.49%) Visual Studio
12 137 (3.35%) Ant
13 136 (3.32%) Eclipse
14 120 (2.93%) SoapUI
15 118 (2.88%) TeamCity
16 117 (2.86%) Mockito
17 109 (2.66%) WebDriver
18 88 (2.15%) NUnit
19 74 (1.81%) IntelliJ
20 70 (1.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 711 (17.38%) Finance
2 312 (7.62%) Banking
3 163 (3.98%) Retail
4 92 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 80 (1.96%) Marketing
6 52 (1.27%) Games
7 46 (1.12%) Front Office
7 46 (1.12%) Legal
8 44 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 44 (1.08%) Publishing
9 39 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 33 (0.81%) Electronics
11 30 (0.73%) Back Office
12 27 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.61%) Advertising
14 18 (0.44%) Law
15 15 (0.37%) Billing
16 14 (0.34%) Automotive
17 13 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
18 8 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2435 (59.51%) Developer
2 817 (19.97%) Java Developer
3 412 (10.07%) .NET Developer
4 393 (9.60%) Architect
5 261 (6.38%) Analyst
6 254 (6.21%) C# Developer
7 219 (5.35%) Senior Developer
8 182 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 174 (4.25%) Consultant
9 174 (4.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 166 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 144 (3.52%) Tester
12 130 (3.18%) Web Developer
13 123 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
14 118 (2.88%) Agile Developer
14 118 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 106 (2.59%) Angular Developer
15 106 (2.59%) AWS Engineer
16 104 (2.54%) Automation Tester
17 97 (2.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1079 (26.37%) REST
2 1009 (24.66%) HTML
3 937 (22.90%) XML
4 886 (21.65%) .NET
4 886 (21.65%) CSS
5 854 (20.87%) SOAP
6 793 (19.38%) RESTful
7 679 (16.59%) Spring
8 592 (14.47%) AngularJS
9 529 (12.93%) JSON
10 427 (10.43%) HTML5
11 364 (8.90%) ASP.NET
12 362 (8.85%) J2EE
13 361 (8.82%) jQuery
14 346 (8.46%) Hibernate
15 306 (7.48%) Node.js
16 263 (6.43%) .NET Framework
17 243 (5.94%) Ajax
18 230 (5.62%) CSS3
19 218 (5.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 306 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (4.86%) User Experience
3 180 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 133 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 116 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
6 107 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 86 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 71 (1.74%) iPad
9 69 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 61 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 44 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 43 (1.05%) Public Cloud
13 42 (1.03%) N-Tier
14 36 (0.88%) Private Cloud
15 33 (0.81%) Data Structures
16 26 (0.64%) CMDB
16 26 (0.64%) Data Centre
16 26 (0.64%) Fintech
17 24 (0.59%) PKI
18 23 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 730 (17.84%) Linux
2 400 (9.78%) Windows
3 328 (8.02%) Unix
4 130 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 100 (2.44%) Android
6 97 (2.37%) Windows Server
7 88 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (1.30%) CentOS
9 51 (1.25%) Mac OS X
10 39 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (0.73%) Solaris
13 20 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.42%) HPUX
15 12 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
16 11 (0.27%) VMS
17 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.22%) AIX
18 9 (0.22%) SUSE
19 8 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1903 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 949 (23.19%) TDD
3 757 (18.50%) Scrum
4 707 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
5 653 (15.96%) Test Automation
6 566 (13.83%) MVC
7 560 (13.69%) DevOps
8 490 (11.97%) BDD
9 450 (11.00%) OO
10 446 (10.90%) SOA
11 357 (8.72%) Web Development
12 353 (8.63%) Software Engineering
13 343 (8.38%) Unit Testing
14 333 (8.14%) E-Commerce
15 328 (8.02%) SDLC
16 322 (7.87%) Microservices
17 309 (7.55%) Open Source
18 245 (5.99%) Configuration Management
19 224 (5.47%) Front End Development
20 211 (5.16%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1812 (44.28%) Java
2 1287 (31.45%) JavaScript
3 1113 (27.20%) SQL
4 774 (18.91%) C#
5 499 (12.19%) Python
6 239 (5.84%) Ruby
7 202 (4.94%) Scala
8 191 (4.67%) T-SQL
9 154 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 126 (3.08%) PL/SQL
11 124 (3.03%) Groovy
12 121 (2.96%) PHP
13 117 (2.86%) Bash Shell
14 94 (2.30%) Shell Script
15 90 (2.20%) VB.NET
16 86 (2.10%) C
17 73 (1.78%) C++
18 70 (1.71%) Objective-C
19 67 (1.64%) Perl
20 65 (1.59%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 301 (7.36%) Security Cleared
2 213 (5.21%) Degree
3 198 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 44 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 40 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 39 (0.95%) ISEB
8 28 (0.68%) CISSP
9 27 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 25 (0.61%) AWS Certification
11 21 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.37%) Master's Degree
15 13 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
16 12 (0.29%) CISA
17 10 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
18 8 (0.20%) CISM
18 8 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (7.11%) QA
2 24 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.42%) SLA
4 16 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.24%) COBIT
7 7 (0.17%) FATCA
7 7 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.15%) HL7
8 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.15%) PMO
9 4 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.098%) FedRAMP
9 4 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.073%) GCP
10 3 (0.073%) MiFID
10 3 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.049%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.049%) WCAG
System Software
1 277 (6.77%) Docker
2 81 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 50 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.56%) vSphere
7 14 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.24%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.22%) HDFS
10 9 (0.22%) LXC
10 9 (0.22%) Shibboleth
11 7 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.12%) UAG
14 4 (0.098%) NFS
14 4 (0.098%) vCloud
14 4 (0.098%) Xen
14 4 (0.098%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 228 (5.57%) Puppet
2 209 (5.11%) Ansible
3 188 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
4 83 (2.03%) Kubernetes
5 74 (1.81%) Terraform
6 39 (0.95%) Kibana
7 38 (0.93%) Salt
8 36 (0.88%) logstash
9 30 (0.73%) Nagios
10 27 (0.66%) Graphite
11 23 (0.56%) ZABBIX
12 22 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (0.49%) vRealize
14 19 (0.46%) Grafana
15 14 (0.34%) HP Fortify
16 13 (0.32%) SCCM
17 12 (0.29%) Packer
18 11 (0.27%) Piwik
19 9 (0.22%) Prometheus
19 9 (0.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 708 (17.30%) Oracle
2 516 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 184 (4.50%) IBM
4 139 (3.40%) ServiceNow
5 133 (3.25%) SAP
6 108 (2.64%) VMware
7 106 (2.59%) Google
8 103 (2.52%) Red Hat
9 96 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
10 81 (1.98%) ATG
11 66 (1.61%) Adobe
12 64 (1.56%) HP
13 58 (1.42%) Sitecore
14 53 (1.30%) hybris
15 44 (1.08%) Rackspace
16 42 (1.03%) New Relic
17 39 (0.95%) Splunk
18 33 (0.81%) Xamarin
19 28 (0.68%) Sybase
20 27 (0.66%) Citrix
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 19 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Cardiff DT
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Cloud Computing International
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Bonus, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 400-450/day (DOE)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Day rate £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago