Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 46 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 84 48 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.36% 3.76% 5.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.19% 14.72% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 35
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £310 £238 £278
90th Percentile £553 £488 £575
East of England median daily rate £513 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £38.00
East of England median hourly rate £34.70 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -13.25% +26.98% -12.80%

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 416 326 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.55% 25.51% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 225 157
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £246 £288
90th Percentile £560 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% +42.86% -51.65%
10th Percentile £12.60 £15.00 £8.48
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £31.55
East of England median hourly rate £35.25 £40.00 £33.05
% change year-on-year -11.88% +21.03% -8.83%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 25 £438 +25.00% 7
Hemel Hempstead +5 19 £420 +46.09% 3
Stevenage +1 16 - - 1
Borehamwood - 5 £481 - 1
St Albans 0 4 £300 -23.08% 2
Rickmansworth -5 2 £375 -3.85% 2
Welwyn Garden City -8 2 £538 +2.38% 3
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 48 (57.14%) Java
2 46 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (45.24%) C#
4 38 (45.24%) .NET
5 31 (36.90%) Visual Studio
5 31 (36.90%) MVC
6 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
6 29 (34.52%) Windows
7 27 (32.14%) SQL
8 25 (29.76%) REST
9 23 (27.38%) SOAP
10 22 (26.19%) Eclipse
11 20 (23.81%) HTML
11 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
11 20 (23.81%) Scrum
11 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
12 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
13 18 (21.43%) Git (software)
13 18 (21.43%) RESTful
14 17 (20.24%) Spring
14 17 (20.24%) Linux
15 16 (19.05%) Ethernet
15 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
15 16 (19.05%) C++
15 16 (19.05%) TDD
15 16 (19.05%) NetBeans
15 16 (19.05%) Military
15 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
15 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC

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 9 (10.71%) Apache
2 8 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.57%) Confluence
5 2 (2.38%) CMS
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.19%) JBoss
6 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.19%) nginx
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Magento
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.38%) GitHub
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) Force.com
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) Ethernet
1 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.95%) Endeca
5 5 (5.95%) MySQL
6 4 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (3.57%) DB2
7 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.57%) Power BI
8 2 (2.38%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.19%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (36.90%) Visual Studio
2 22 (26.19%) Eclipse
3 18 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 16 (19.05%) NetBeans
5 11 (13.10%) NUnit
5 11 (13.10%) ReSharper
6 10 (11.90%) JIRA
7 8 (9.52%) Maven
8 6 (7.14%) JUnit
8 6 (7.14%) Subversion
9 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
9 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.76%) Selenium
11 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.57%) Grunt
11 3 (3.57%) gulp
11 3 (3.57%) IntelliJ
11 3 (3.57%) Mockito
11 3 (3.57%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (19.05%) Military
2 13 (15.48%) Aerospace
3 10 (11.90%) Finance
4 6 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Billing
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (55.95%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.86%) C# Developer
5 13 (15.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.95%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (5.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) C# WCF Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) WCF Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.24%) .NET
2 25 (29.76%) REST
3 23 (27.38%) SOAP
4 20 (23.81%) HTML
5 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
6 18 (21.43%) RESTful
7 17 (20.24%) Spring
8 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (19.05%) Node.js
8 16 (19.05%) Qt
9 14 (16.67%) CSS
10 13 (15.48%) Hibernate
10 13 (15.48%) XML
11 12 (14.29%) HTML5
11 12 (14.29%) JSON
11 12 (14.29%) WCF
12 11 (13.10%) DirectX
12 11 (13.10%) jQuery
12 11 (13.10%) OpenGL
12 11 (13.10%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) Fintech
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) DataPower
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (1.19%) HPUX
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.90%) MVC
3 20 (23.81%) Scrum
3 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 16 (19.05%) SOLID
4 16 (19.05%) TDD
5 14 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 13 (15.48%) Mathematics
7 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.90%) DevOps
10 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.33%) Asynchronous Programming
11 7 (8.33%) BDD
11 7 (8.33%) OO
12 6 (7.14%) Kanban
12 6 (7.14%) Multithreading
12 6 (7.14%) Open Source
12 6 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
12 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.14%) Java
2 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (45.24%) C#
4 27 (32.14%) SQL
5 16 (19.05%) C++
5 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 11 (13.10%) GLSL
6 11 (13.10%) HLSL
7 4 (4.76%) Java 8
7 4 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.38%) Groovy
9 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.19%) Go
9 1 (1.19%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.19%) Python
9 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
1 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) WCAG
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
1 5 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (5.95%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) HP ALM
1 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.57%) Ansible
2 3 (3.57%) Terraform
3 2 (2.38%) Mesos
4 1 (1.19%) Puppet
4 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) IBM
3 5 (5.95%) VMware
4 4 (4.76%) HP
4 4 (4.76%) hybris
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) Sybase
5 3 (3.57%) New Relic
6 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.19%) ATG
7 1 (1.19%) Blue Martini
7 1 (1.19%) Demandware
7 1 (1.19%) Elastic Path
7 1 (1.19%) Google
7 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.19%) webMethods
7 1 (1.19%) Zend