Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 47 24
Rank change year-on-year +25 -23 +20
Contract jobs citing Web Services 38 34 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.80% 3.69% 6.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.23% 15.25% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 42
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.99% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £311 £315
90th Percentile £563 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £403 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +7.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.53 £55.00
% change year-on-year +101.91% -57.23% -71.05%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 130 223 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.85% 24.21% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 151 200
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% +10.36%
10th Percentile £270 £308 £256
90th Percentile £563 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +4.71%
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £44.80 £55.88
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire 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
Cheltenham 0 5 £388 +19.23% 3
Gloucester -3 5 £430 +10.26% 3
Cirencester 0 1 - -
Web Services
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 17 (44.74%) J2EE
5 14 (36.84%) C
6 13 (34.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) DV Cleared
8 10 (26.32%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) XML
9 9 (23.68%) Spring
10 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (18.42%) Scrum
12 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
13 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
13 5 (13.16%) User Experience
13 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
13 5 (13.16%) Play Framework
13 5 (13.16%) JDBC
13 5 (13.16%) SOAP
13 5 (13.16%) HTTP
13 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
13 5 (13.16%) webMethods
14 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
14 4 (10.53%) Windows
14 4 (10.53%) Oracle
14 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
14 4 (10.53%) AngularJS

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (7.89%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) FileNet
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.89%) Mercurial
3 3 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) Gradle
4 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) webMethods Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) UI Developer
5 3 (7.89%) UI/UX Developer
5 3 (7.89%) UX Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C++ Applications Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) J2EE
2 9 (23.68%) Spring
2 9 (23.68%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) JDBC
3 5 (13.16%) Play Framework
3 5 (13.16%) SOAP
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) EJB
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) JSON
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
6 2 (5.26%) .NET
6 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
6 2 (5.26%) CSS3
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) jQuery
6 2 (5.26%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.26%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (18.42%) Scrum
3 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) Microservices
4 3 (7.89%) RAD
4 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 2 (5.26%) Coaching
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) C
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) webMethods
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) IBM