Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 47 24
Rank change year-on-year +28 -23 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 108 54 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.77% 3.60% 5.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.41% 15.04% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 27 37
Hertfordshire median daily rate £416 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £308 £323 £293
90th Percentile £556 £538 £530
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -17.30% +11.11% -1.60%

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 425 359 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.63% 23.92% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 211 172
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 £15.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.67% -47.37% +36.14%
10th Percentile £18.90 £15.00 £27.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £29.25
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -1.60%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +11 23 £388 -15.30% 8
Stevenage +7 22 - - 5
Hemel Hempstead +5 19 £420 +12.00% 3
Rickmansworth +3 14 £380 -2.56% 1
Borehamwood - 6 £481 - 2
St Albans -1 4 £300 -23.08% 4
Hatfield +2 3 £413 -17.50%
Welwyn Garden City -20 3 £538 +2.38% 1
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 64 (59.26%) Java
2 51 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 50 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (43.52%) Windows
5 46 (42.59%) C#
5 46 (42.59%) .NET
6 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
6 41 (37.96%) MVC
7 37 (34.26%) SQL
7 37 (34.26%) Visual Studio
8 29 (26.85%) Spring
8 29 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (25.93%) T-SQL
9 28 (25.93%) Eclipse
10 26 (24.07%) Software Engineering
11 24 (22.22%) HTML
12 23 (21.30%) Linux
12 23 (21.30%) Scrum
13 22 (20.37%) NetBeans
13 22 (20.37%) Military
13 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
13 22 (20.37%) C++
13 22 (20.37%) TCP/IP
13 22 (20.37%) Ethernet
13 22 (20.37%) Qt
13 22 (20.37%) Git (software)
13 22 (20.37%) Node.js
14 21 (19.44%) Degree
14 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET
15 20 (18.52%) REST

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 11 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.41%) Apache
4 7 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.78%) Confluence
5 3 (2.78%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.93%) JBoss
7 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.78%) GitHub
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.85%) Office 365
3 2 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) Force.com
4 1 (0.93%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) Ethernet
1 22 (20.37%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.26%) Firewall
3 3 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) Sybase ASE
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.56%) Endeca
4 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.78%) MySQL
7 3 (2.78%) Power BI
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.93%) dBASE
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (34.26%) Visual Studio
2 28 (25.93%) Eclipse
3 22 (20.37%) Git (software)
3 22 (20.37%) NetBeans
4 10 (9.26%) Maven
4 10 (9.26%) NUnit
4 10 (9.26%) ReSharper
5 6 (5.56%) Subversion
6 4 (3.70%) Grunt
6 4 (3.70%) gulp
6 4 (3.70%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.78%) JIRA
7 3 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (2.78%) JUnit
8 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.93%) Hamcrest
9 1 (0.93%) Mockito
9 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (20.37%) Military
2 19 (17.59%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 7 (6.48%) Law
4 4 (3.70%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
6 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (54.63%) Developer
2 30 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.59%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 13 (12.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (9.26%) JSP Developer
6 10 (9.26%) SQL Developer
7 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Technical Test Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Angular Developer
12 4 (3.70%) AWS Developer
12 4 (3.70%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (42.59%) .NET
2 29 (26.85%) Spring
3 24 (22.22%) HTML
4 22 (20.37%) Node.js
4 22 (20.37%) Qt
5 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET
6 20 (18.52%) REST
7 18 (16.67%) RESTful
8 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (15.74%) HTML5
8 17 (15.74%) SOAP
9 16 (14.81%) ActiveX
9 16 (14.81%) DirectX
9 16 (14.81%) MFC
9 16 (14.81%) OpenGL
10 15 (13.89%) CSS
11 13 (12.04%) Hibernate
11 13 (12.04%) Spring Boot
11 13 (12.04%) Spring MVC
12 12 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) User Experience
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.93%) AS400
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Fintech
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.52%) Windows
2 23 (21.30%) Linux
3 10 (9.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.96%) MVC
3 26 (24.07%) Software Engineering
4 23 (21.30%) Scrum
5 19 (17.59%) Mathematics
6 17 (15.74%) SOLID
6 17 (15.74%) TDD
7 14 (12.96%) Refactoring
8 12 (11.11%) DevOps
9 10 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.26%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 8 (7.41%) BDD
11 8 (7.41%) Microservices
11 8 (7.41%) SOA
12 7 (6.48%) Asynchronous Programming
12 7 (6.48%) Information Security
12 7 (6.48%) Information Security Management
12 7 (6.48%) ISMS
12 7 (6.48%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.26%) Java
2 51 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 46 (42.59%) C#
4 37 (34.26%) SQL
5 28 (25.93%) T-SQL
6 22 (20.37%) C++
7 16 (14.81%) GLSL
7 16 (14.81%) HLSL
8 6 (5.56%) Java 8
9 3 (2.78%) Groovy
9 3 (2.78%) PHP
10 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) Degree
2 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
3 18 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.78%) Ansible
2 3 (2.78%) Terraform
3 2 (1.85%) Mesos
3 2 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) Sybase
3 7 (6.48%) Sony
4 4 (3.70%) New Relic
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
6 2 (1.85%) Google
6 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.93%) Avaya
7 1 (0.93%) Facebook
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Mercator
7 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Splunk
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter
7 1 (0.93%) webMethods