The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Devon / Exeter
Rank 21 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.36% 9.33% 9.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.43% 26.92% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £275 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.81% +6.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 53 26 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 35.57% 34.67% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 15
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Exeter

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Exeter

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) SSADM
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) NeoLoad
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ASP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) SSADM
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) VMware