The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 21 26 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.53% 0.68% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 2.94% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £476 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.70% +28.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £385 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £385 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +7.43% +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 Guildford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36 34 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 27.48% 22.97% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 34
Median daily rate £450 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £439 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Guildford

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Guildford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) HTTPS
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) JMS
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (66.67%) PA-DSS
3 4 (66.67%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Release Management
4 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) JAXB
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) LTE
6 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (16.67%) Samsung
6 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Telnet
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Linux Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (66.67%) JMS
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) JAXB
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PA-DSS
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (16.67%) Greenplum
2 1 (16.67%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Nortel
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Samsung