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 29 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.

Web Services
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 28 30 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.33% 6.68% 12.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.82% 28.57% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 36
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £306 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £531 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +3.64% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.76% +60.00%  

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 88 105 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 26.19% 23.39% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 107
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Gloucester +1 6 £402 -26.90% 1
Cirencester -3 1 - -
Web Services
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 52 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (68.25%) Security Cleared
3 39 (61.90%) Java
4 33 (52.38%) J2EE
5 31 (49.21%) DV Cleared
6 26 (41.27%) Scrum
7 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
7 20 (31.75%) C
7 20 (31.75%) XML
8 18 (28.57%) SOAP
9 17 (26.98%) Oracle
10 16 (25.40%) REST
10 16 (25.40%) AngularJS
11 15 (23.81%) RESTful
12 12 (19.05%) XSLT
12 12 (19.05%) Hibernate
12 12 (19.05%) JPA
13 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
13 11 (17.46%) JBoss
13 11 (17.46%) EJB
13 11 (17.46%) Middleware
13 11 (17.46%) User Experience
13 11 (17.46%) SDLC
14 10 (15.87%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
15 9 (14.29%) JSF
15 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
15 9 (14.29%) Workflow
15 9 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
15 9 (14.29%) JAXB

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 11 (17.46%) JBoss
2 9 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Mule
5 1 (1.59%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) SSH
2 1 (1.59%) AMQP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) GIS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JUnit
2 8 (12.70%) JIRA
3 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.76%) Zephyr
4 2 (3.17%) Ant
4 2 (3.17%) Gradle
4 2 (3.17%) Hudson
5 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.59%) Mocha
5 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Electronics
2 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.52%) Marketing
2 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (90.48%) Developer
2 35 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Applications Developer
4 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Angular Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Database Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (1.59%) HTML Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (1.59%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) J2EE
2 20 (31.75%) XML
3 18 (28.57%) SOAP
4 16 (25.40%) AngularJS
4 16 (25.40%) REST
5 15 (23.81%) RESTful
6 12 (19.05%) Hibernate
6 12 (19.05%) JPA
6 12 (19.05%) XSLT
7 11 (17.46%) EJB
7 11 (17.46%) Middleware
8 9 (14.29%) CSS
8 9 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
8 9 (14.29%) HTML
8 9 (14.29%) JAXB
8 9 (14.29%) JSF
8 9 (14.29%) PrimeFaces
8 9 (14.29%) XSD
9 6 (9.52%) JSON
10 5 (7.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Android
1 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 6 (9.52%) Unix
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) Scrum
3 11 (17.46%) SDLC
4 10 (15.87%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 9 (14.29%) Workflow
6 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 6 (9.52%) TDD
7 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.35%) BDD
8 4 (6.35%) MVC
8 4 (6.35%) OO
8 4 (6.35%) Web Development
9 3 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 3 (4.76%) SOA
9 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) Java
2 20 (31.75%) C
2 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) Python
5 4 (6.35%) C#
6 3 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (3.17%) Perl
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Scala
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (68.25%) Security Cleared
2 31 (49.21%) DV Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.76%) ISEB
5 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) SAP
3 5 (7.94%) webMethods
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.59%) Zend