Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 51 32
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 76 30 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.67% 3.44% 5.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.23% 16.39% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 15 27
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £312 £270 £261
90th Percentile £600 £496 £438
East of England median daily rate £461 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +15.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 22
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £31.70 £36.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.18% -13.35% +18.02%
10th Percentile £39.90 £30.75 £31.28
90th Percentile £48.50 £39.38 £41.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% -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 358 183 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 45.55% 21.01% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 116 189
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £318 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 28
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.44 £31.00 £31.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.90 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

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 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Essex over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 November 2017. 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
Brentwood -7 14 £320 +0.79%
Southend-on-Sea -21 13 £475 +46.15%
Basildon - 5 £450 - 1
Witham - 1 £513 -
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 68 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (80.26%) TDD
3 58 (76.32%) SOAP
3 58 (76.32%) XML
4 48 (63.16%) Middleware
5 45 (59.21%) Oracle
6 44 (57.89%) Java
7 43 (56.58%) Maven
8 40 (52.63%) Finance
9 38 (50.00%) SOA
10 37 (48.68%) JSON
11 34 (44.74%) Marketing
12 33 (43.42%) SAP
12 33 (43.42%) XSLT
13 32 (42.11%) Manufacturing
13 32 (42.11%) Digital Marketing
13 32 (42.11%) WSO2
14 31 (40.79%) Mule
15 30 (39.47%) RESTful
15 30 (39.47%) XPath
15 30 (39.47%) Electronics
15 30 (39.47%) Telecoms
15 30 (39.47%) Programme Management
15 30 (39.47%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 28 (36.84%) Greenfield Project
17 27 (35.53%) SQL
18 26 (34.21%) Apache Camel
18 26 (34.21%) Oracle Service Bus

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 31 (40.79%) Mule
2 28 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (34.21%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (28.95%) WebLogic
5 14 (18.42%) WebSphere
6 12 (15.79%) JBoss
7 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
8 6 (7.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (7.89%) CMS
9 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.32%) Apache
10 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.32%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) IaaS
1 5 (6.58%) PaaS
1 5 (6.58%) SaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) GitHub
3 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) npm
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.32%) Route 53
4 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) HTTP
2 6 (7.89%) LDAP
2 6 (7.89%) SSL
2 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
2 14 (18.42%) RDBMS
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.89%) MySQL
6 5 (6.58%) MariaDB
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 43 (56.58%) Maven
2 24 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 18 (23.68%) SoapUI
4 15 (19.74%) JUnit
5 11 (14.47%) Ant
6 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
6 9 (11.84%) JIRA
7 7 (9.21%) Gradle
7 7 (9.21%) JMeter
8 6 (7.89%) Mockito
9 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.95%) LoadUI
10 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.63%) Grunt
10 2 (2.63%) Selenium
10 2 (2.63%) Subversion
11 1 (1.32%) AccuRev
11 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.32%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (52.63%) Finance
2 34 (44.74%) Marketing
3 32 (42.11%) Manufacturing
4 30 (39.47%) Electronics
4 30 (39.47%) Telecoms
5 8 (10.53%) Automotive
6 3 (3.95%) Publishing
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Developer
2 27 (35.53%) Agile Developer
2 27 (35.53%) Integration Developer
3 26 (34.21%) SOA Developer
4 21 (27.63%) Senior Developer
5 19 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 14 (18.42%) Senior Agile Developer
7 11 (14.47%) Lead Developer
8 7 (9.21%) Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Agile Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Architect
9 6 (7.89%) J2EE Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Agile Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Tester
9 6 (7.89%) SOA Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (76.32%) SOAP
1 58 (76.32%) XML
2 48 (63.16%) Middleware
3 37 (48.68%) JSON
4 33 (43.42%) XSLT
5 30 (39.47%) RESTful
6 26 (34.21%) Apache Camel
7 25 (32.89%) REST
7 25 (32.89%) Swagger
7 25 (32.89%) WireMock
8 23 (30.26%) HTML
9 22 (28.95%) CSS
10 19 (25.00%) JPA
11 17 (22.37%) Spring
11 17 (22.37%) Struts
12 15 (19.74%) Ajax
12 15 (19.74%) JAXB
13 14 (18.42%) Java EE
14 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
15 12 (15.79%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.84%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.63%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Linux
2 15 (19.74%) Unix
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
4 6 (7.89%) Mac OS X
4 6 (7.89%) Solaris
5 5 (6.58%) AIX
5 5 (6.58%) HPUX
6 1 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (80.26%) TDD
3 38 (50.00%) SOA
4 32 (42.11%) Digital Marketing
5 30 (39.47%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (39.47%) Programme Management
6 28 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (23.68%) Scrum
8 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 16 (21.05%) OO
9 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
10 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
11 11 (14.47%) MVC
12 9 (11.84%) Code Coverage
12 9 (11.84%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (11.84%) Load Testing
12 9 (11.84%) Microservices
12 9 (11.84%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (11.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.89%) Java
2 30 (39.47%) XPath
3 27 (35.53%) SQL
4 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
5 15 (19.74%) Groovy
6 12 (15.79%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.89%) C
8 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.26%) C#
10 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.32%) Perl
11 1 (1.32%) Python
11 1 (1.32%) Ruby
11 1 (1.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Ansible
2 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) Oracle
2 33 (43.42%) SAP
3 32 (42.11%) WSO2
4 9 (11.84%) CA
4 9 (11.84%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (7.89%) Adobe
6 5 (6.58%) IBM
6 5 (6.58%) webMethods
7 2 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.63%) Omniture
8 1 (1.32%) Xamarin