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 3 months to 28 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 19 30
Rank change year-on-year -27 +11  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 24 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.47% 9.11% 5.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.59% 33.33% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 13
Median daily rate £474 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.52% -21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £220 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £404 £375
% change year-on-year -0.80% +7.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.14 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.47% -18.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year +10.34% -4.10%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 207 132 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 47.15% 27.33% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 308 310
Median daily rate £488 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 81 59
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -22.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.25 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £36.00 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £445 -
Brentwood +5 4 £284 +24.77% 1
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 41 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (79.17%) Java
2 38 (79.17%) XML
3 34 (70.83%) TDD
4 27 (56.25%) Linux
5 26 (54.17%) SOAP
6 24 (50.00%) SQL
6 24 (50.00%) WebLogic
7 23 (47.92%) SOA
8 22 (45.83%) Unix
9 21 (43.75%) Oracle
9 21 (43.75%) HTML
9 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
10 19 (39.58%) CSS
10 19 (39.58%) Spring
10 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
10 19 (39.58%) Test Automation
10 19 (39.58%) REST
11 18 (37.50%) Jenkins
12 17 (35.42%) Relational Database
12 17 (35.42%) JPA
13 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (31.25%) EclipseLink
14 15 (31.25%) Maven
15 14 (29.17%) Finance
15 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
16 13 (27.08%) J2EE
16 13 (27.08%) Middleware
16 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
17 12 (25.00%) Scrum

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 24 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (22.92%) JBoss
2 11 (22.92%) WebSphere
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (16.67%) Mule
5 6 (12.50%) CMS
6 5 (10.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (6.25%) Confluence
7 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.08%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.08%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Google Analytics
2 4 (8.33%) IaaS
2 4 (8.33%) PaaS
2 4 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
1 8 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (6.25%) SSL
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.67%) MariaDB
2 8 (16.67%) MySQL
3 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
2 18 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 15 (31.25%) Maven
4 11 (22.92%) JUnit
5 10 (20.83%) SoapUI
5 10 (20.83%) Subversion
6 8 (16.67%) Ant
6 8 (16.67%) Mockito
7 5 (10.42%) AccuRev
7 5 (10.42%) Selenium
8 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.25%) JIRA
8 3 (6.25%) XDoclet
9 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.17%) Gradle
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Marketing
3 9 (18.75%) Electronics
3 9 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Developer
2 33 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Agile Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Middleware Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (10.42%) SOA Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Digital Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) SOA Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (79.17%) XML
2 26 (54.17%) SOAP
3 21 (43.75%) HTML
4 19 (39.58%) CSS
4 19 (39.58%) REST
4 19 (39.58%) Spring
5 17 (35.42%) JPA
6 15 (31.25%) EclipseLink
7 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
7 13 (27.08%) J2EE
7 13 (27.08%) Middleware
8 12 (25.00%) JSON
8 12 (25.00%) XSLT
9 11 (22.92%) Ajax
9 11 (22.92%) Spring MVC
9 11 (22.92%) Struts
9 11 (22.92%) XHTML
10 9 (18.75%) HTML5
11 8 (16.67%) JAAS
11 8 (16.67%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (10.42%) Virtual Team
3 5 (10.42%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.08%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.08%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) RIA
5 1 (2.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Linux
2 22 (45.83%) Unix
3 12 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 10 (20.83%) Windows
5 8 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (6.25%) AIX
6 3 (6.25%) HPUX
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (70.83%) TDD
3 23 (47.92%) SOA
4 19 (39.58%) Test Automation
5 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (25.00%) Scrum
7 11 (22.92%) MVC
7 11 (22.92%) OO
8 10 (20.83%) Microservices
9 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
10 8 (16.67%) DevOps
10 8 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (16.67%) Web Design
10 8 (16.67%) Web Development
11 7 (14.58%) B2C
11 7 (14.58%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (14.58%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) Java
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
5 11 (22.92%) Groovy
6 8 (16.67%) XPath
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) IBM
3 9 (18.75%) SAP
4 8 (16.67%) WSO2
5 6 (12.50%) Google
6 5 (10.42%) Omniture
7 4 (8.33%) Adobe
8 3 (6.25%) FatWire
8 3 (6.25%) webMethods
9 2 (4.17%) HP
10 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.08%) Brocade
10 1 (2.08%) Cisco
10 1 (2.08%) EMC
10 1 (2.08%) Epicor
10 1 (2.08%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.08%) NetApp
10 1 (2.08%) Sage
10 1 (2.08%) VMware
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