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 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 25 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.88% 6.64% 6.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.86% 26.23% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 22
Median daily rate £488 £460 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.97% +11.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £335 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £638 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £402 £375
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 70 122 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 21.34% 25.31% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 72 89
Median daily rate £350 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £45.00
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 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
Cirencester -4 2 £328 -18.12%
Gloucester -1 1 - -
Web Services
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) Security Cleared
3 21 (48.84%) Java
4 20 (46.51%) J2EE
4 20 (46.51%) DV Cleared
5 15 (34.88%) C
6 13 (30.23%) XML
6 13 (30.23%) Scrum
7 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
7 12 (27.91%) Oracle
8 10 (23.26%) REST
9 9 (20.93%) SOAP
9 9 (20.93%) EJB
9 9 (20.93%) XSLT
9 9 (20.93%) JBoss
9 9 (20.93%) SDLC
10 8 (18.60%) CSS
10 8 (18.60%) HTML
10 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
10 8 (18.60%) JPA
11 7 (16.28%) EJB 3.0
11 7 (16.28%) JSF
11 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
11 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (16.28%) Workflow
11 7 (16.28%) JAXB
11 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.28%) JUnit
11 7 (16.28%) .NET

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 9 (20.93%) JBoss
2 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (4.65%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (4.65%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) GIS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) JUnit
2 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.30%) Ant
3 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.65%) Gradle
5 2 (4.65%) Hudson
5 2 (4.65%) JIRA
5 2 (4.65%) Maven
6 1 (2.33%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Applications Developer
4 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.33%) C++ Applications Developer
7 1 (2.33%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) J2EE
2 13 (30.23%) XML
3 10 (23.26%) REST
4 9 (20.93%) EJB
4 9 (20.93%) SOAP
4 9 (20.93%) XSLT
5 8 (18.60%) CSS
5 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
5 8 (18.60%) HTML
5 8 (18.60%) JPA
6 7 (16.28%) .NET
6 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
6 7 (16.28%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (16.28%) JAXB
6 7 (16.28%) JSF
6 7 (16.28%) PrimeFaces
6 7 (16.28%) XSD
7 6 (13.95%) JSON
7 6 (13.95%) Middleware
7 6 (13.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Scrum
3 9 (20.93%) SDLC
4 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
4 7 (16.28%) Workflow
5 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) OO
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) UML
7 2 (4.65%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Microservices
7 2 (4.65%) OOP
7 2 (4.65%) SOA
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) C
3 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.95%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) SQL
5 4 (9.30%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) Security Cleared
2 20 (46.51%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.30%) webMethods
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) RedGate
4 1 (2.33%) Sophos
4 1 (2.33%) Zend