Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 April 2018 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 60 62 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.08% 5.06% 4.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.35% 17.46% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 37
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £240 £313
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £500 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +18.48% +5.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £42.06 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.69% -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.31 £36.50
% change year-on-year +14.47% +7.71% -8.75%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 367 355 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.93% 28.98% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 244 161
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.39% +1.99%
10th Percentile £277 £245 £288
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.11 £39.31 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.02% +48.35% -29.33%
10th Percentile £12.02 £36.25 £8.78
90th Percentile £44.63 £44.26 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -6.25%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Hertfordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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
Watford 0 25 £425 +21.43% 7
Hemel Hempstead +5 7 £355 +18.33% 5
Stevenage -8 6 £500 +53.85% 2
Hertford - 4 £375 -
Hatfield -14 2 £525 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £531 - 2
St Albans +1 1 £400 -23.81% 3
Rickmansworth -5 1 - - 1
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) Java
3 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
4 24 (40.00%) HTML
5 23 (38.33%) SQL
6 20 (33.33%) MVC
7 18 (30.00%) CSS
7 18 (30.00%) REST
8 17 (28.33%) .NET
8 17 (28.33%) C#
8 17 (28.33%) Windows
9 16 (26.67%) XML
9 16 (26.67%) Visual Studio
10 15 (25.00%) Scrum
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 14 (23.33%) Finance
11 14 (23.33%) JIRA
12 13 (21.67%) SOAP
12 13 (21.67%) Relational Database
13 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 12 (20.00%) IBM
14 11 (18.33%) Linux
14 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
14 11 (18.33%) Spring
14 11 (18.33%) jQuery
14 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
14 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (16.67%) WCF
15 10 (16.67%) Ajax

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) nginx
5 2 (3.33%) CMS
5 2 (3.33%) Confluence
5 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Drupal
6 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.67%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
4 1 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Internet
1 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 4 (6.67%) IMAP
3 4 (6.67%) SMTP
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.33%) DB2
4 5 (8.33%) MySQL
4 5 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (6.67%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.67%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.67%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 14 (23.33%) JIRA
3 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (11.67%) Selenium
6 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (10.00%) JUnit
7 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.33%) NetBeans
8 4 (6.67%) WebDriver
9 3 (5.00%) NUnit
9 3 (5.00%) ReSharper
9 3 (5.00%) Vagrant
10 2 (3.33%) Maven
10 2 (3.33%) Mockito
10 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.33%) Subversion
11 1 (1.67%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.67%) jMock
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 5 (8.33%) Military
4 3 (5.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 15 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) JSP Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) HTML
2 18 (30.00%) CSS
2 18 (30.00%) REST
3 17 (28.33%) .NET
4 16 (26.67%) XML
5 13 (21.67%) SOAP
6 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
6 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (18.33%) jQuery
6 11 (18.33%) Spring
7 10 (16.67%) Ajax
7 10 (16.67%) WCF
8 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (13.33%) JSON
9 8 (13.33%) RequireJS
10 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework
10 7 (11.67%) HTML5
10 7 (11.67%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (11.67%) Client/Server
1 7 (11.67%) W3C
2 2 (3.33%) Blog
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) Fintech
2 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.67%) DataPower
3 1 (1.67%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.67%) FMCG
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) STB
3 1 (1.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Unix
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) Android
5 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) HPUX
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
6 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) MVC
3 15 (25.00%) Scrum
4 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (13.33%) SDLC
6 8 (13.33%) TDD
6 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.67%) API Development
7 7 (11.67%) BDD
7 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.00%) DNA
8 6 (10.00%) OO
8 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.33%) System Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Workflow
10 4 (6.67%) Kanban
10 4 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) Java
2 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.33%) SQL
4 17 (28.33%) C#
5 6 (10.00%) C++
6 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.67%) GLSL
7 4 (6.67%) HLSL
7 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) Apex Code
8 3 (5.00%) Java 8
8 3 (5.00%) Python
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) Go
9 1 (1.67%) Groovy
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) COBIT
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) IBM
3 6 (10.00%) hybris
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) HP
4 5 (8.33%) Sybase
5 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.00%) Zend
6 2 (3.33%) Pardot
7 1 (1.67%) Apple
7 1 (1.67%) ATG
7 1 (1.67%) Blue Martini
7 1 (1.67%) Demandware
7 1 (1.67%) Elastic Path
7 1 (1.67%) New Relic
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Splunk
7 1 (1.67%) TIBCO