Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 February 2018 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 43 22
Rank change year-on-year +32 -21 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 101 40 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.81% 4.97% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.85% 17.86% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 31 33
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +31.03% -14.71%
10th Percentile £434 £255 £206
90th Percentile £600 £506 £448
East of England median daily rate £475 £431 £375
% change year-on-year +10.14% +15.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Essex median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.74% +3.77%
10th Percentile £41.63 £36.25 £35.65
90th Percentile £44.88 £38.75 £40.95
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £39.31 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.29% +7.71% -16.57%

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 Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 260 224 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 40.69% 27.83% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 151 176
Essex median daily rate £513 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.54% +1.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £341 £260 £261
90th Percentile £638 £565 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 26
Essex median hourly rate £53.75 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.31% -1.37% -
10th Percentile £34.87 £31.05 £31.50
90th Percentile £67.00 £42.83 £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.86% -1.25%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Essex

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Essex

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Essex over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Essex

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Essex

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea -2 14 £475 - 2
Basildon - 5 £450 - 7
Brentwood -6 3 £315 -0.79% 1
Harlow - 1 - - 1
Witham - 1 £513 -
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 94 (93.07%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (85.15%) TDD
3 73 (72.28%) SOAP
4 65 (64.36%) XML
5 63 (62.38%) Java
5 63 (62.38%) SOA
5 63 (62.38%) Middleware
6 62 (61.39%) Oracle
6 62 (61.39%) RESTful
7 57 (56.44%) Greenfield Project
8 56 (55.45%) Marketing
8 56 (55.45%) JSON
9 55 (54.46%) Maven
9 55 (54.46%) SAP
9 55 (54.46%) Finance
10 54 (53.47%) Manufacturing
10 54 (53.47%) Programme Management
10 54 (53.47%) Digital Marketing
11 53 (52.48%) Electronics
11 53 (52.48%) Telecoms
11 53 (52.48%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (50.50%) WSO2
13 50 (49.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 49 (48.51%) XSLT
15 48 (47.52%) Mule
16 47 (46.53%) XPath
16 47 (46.53%) Oracle Service Bus
17 45 (44.55%) Swagger
17 45 (44.55%) Apache Camel
17 45 (44.55%) WireMock

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 50 (49.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 48 (47.52%) Mule
3 47 (46.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (14.85%) JBoss
5 10 (9.90%) WebLogic
6 6 (5.94%) Apache
6 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (2.97%) CMS
8 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) HTTP
2 3 (2.97%) SSL
2 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.81%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.92%) Geospatial Data
3 8 (7.92%) GIS
4 7 (6.93%) MySQL
4 7 (6.93%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.96%) JasperReports
5 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.97%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.99%) Big Data
7 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 55 (54.46%) Maven
2 21 (20.79%) Jenkins
3 20 (19.80%) JUnit
4 18 (17.82%) SoapUI
5 16 (15.84%) Git (software)
6 10 (9.90%) JIRA
7 8 (7.92%) Ant
7 8 (7.92%) CruiseControl
7 8 (7.92%) FishEye
7 8 (7.92%) Hudson
7 8 (7.92%) TeamCity
8 7 (6.93%) Mockito
8 7 (6.93%) Selenium
8 7 (6.93%) Subversion
9 6 (5.94%) Zephyr
10 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.96%) ClearQuest
11 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.97%) JMeter
General
1 56 (55.45%) Marketing
2 55 (54.46%) Finance
3 54 (53.47%) Manufacturing
4 53 (52.48%) Electronics
4 53 (52.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) Publishing
6 2 (1.98%) Automotive
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (69.31%) Developer
2 50 (49.50%) Integration Developer
3 35 (34.65%) Senior Developer
4 31 (30.69%) SOA Developer
5 27 (26.73%) Agile Developer
6 22 (21.78%) Senior Agile Developer
7 20 (19.80%) Java Developer
8 15 (14.85%) Lead Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Senior Tester
9 9 (8.91%) Tester
10 5 (4.95%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.95%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (4.95%) Senior Automation Tester
11 4 (3.96%) Agile Tester
11 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Agile Tester
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) SOA Tester
11 4 (3.96%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (72.28%) SOAP
2 65 (64.36%) XML
3 63 (62.38%) Middleware
4 62 (61.39%) RESTful
5 56 (55.45%) JSON
6 49 (48.51%) XSLT
7 45 (44.55%) Apache Camel
7 45 (44.55%) Swagger
7 45 (44.55%) WireMock
8 19 (18.81%) REST
8 19 (18.81%) Spring
9 17 (16.83%) CSS
10 14 (13.86%) HTML
11 12 (11.88%) Hibernate
11 12 (11.88%) JPA
12 10 (9.90%) Spring MVC
13 9 (8.91%) Ajax
13 9 (8.91%) JAXB
14 8 (7.92%) GWT
14 8 (7.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 57 (56.44%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.93%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.97%) CESG
6 2 (1.98%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Linux
2 10 (9.90%) Unix
3 7 (6.93%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.98%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Solaris
4 2 (1.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.99%) AIX
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (93.07%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (85.15%) TDD
3 63 (62.38%) SOA
4 54 (53.47%) Digital Marketing
4 54 (53.47%) Programme Management
5 53 (52.48%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (29.70%) Scrum
8 20 (19.80%) Test Automation
9 16 (15.84%) Continuous Deployment
10 13 (12.87%) Configuration Management
10 13 (12.87%) OO
10 13 (12.87%) Open Source
11 12 (11.88%) DevOps
12 11 (10.89%) API Testing
12 11 (10.89%) Kanban
12 11 (10.89%) Mentoring
12 11 (10.89%) MVC
12 11 (10.89%) UML
13 8 (7.92%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 63 (62.38%) Java
2 47 (46.53%) XPath
3 18 (17.82%) C
4 17 (16.83%) SQL
5 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.89%) Groovy
7 9 (8.91%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.98%) C#
9 2 (1.98%) Perl
9 2 (1.98%) Ruby
10 1 (0.99%) Python
10 1 (0.99%) R
10 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) CLAS
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Ansible
2 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.95%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (61.39%) Oracle
2 55 (54.46%) SAP
3 51 (50.50%) WSO2
4 8 (7.92%) Adobe
4 8 (7.92%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.94%) IBM
6 4 (3.96%) Google
7 2 (1.98%) CA
7 2 (1.98%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.98%) Talend
8 1 (0.99%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.99%) HP
8 1 (0.99%) webMethods
8 1 (0.99%) Xamarin