Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 22 27
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 66 87 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.35% 6.26% 5.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.55% 24.37% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 47
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £475 £404 £365
% change year-on-year +17.68% +10.58% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £42.06 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.18% -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.78% +11.13% -16.57%

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 376 357 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.77% 25.68% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 211 171
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £270 £225
90th Percentile £569 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £31.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £44.18 £42.25
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.66% -1.85%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -21 16 £500 +12.68% 17
Hemel Hempstead +8 8 £350 +16.67% 2
Welwyn Garden City +8 7 £525 +61.54% 3
Hertford - 4 £375 - 3
Hatfield -14 3 £538 +2.38% 9
Rickmansworth 0 1 - - 1
St Albans -4 1 £400 -23.81% 5
Stevenage -11 1 £500 +66.67% 2
Waltham Cross - 1 £360 -
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (51.52%) HTML
1 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 33 (50.00%) SQL
3 32 (48.48%) Java
4 25 (37.88%) MVC
5 24 (36.36%) CSS
6 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 17 (25.76%) Spring
9 16 (24.24%) BDD
10 15 (22.73%) REST
10 15 (22.73%) HTML5
10 15 (22.73%) Scrum
10 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 15 (22.73%) .NET
10 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 14 (21.21%) XML
11 14 (21.21%) Finance
11 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
12 13 (19.70%) jQuery
12 13 (19.70%) TDD
12 13 (19.70%) C#
13 12 (18.18%) Test Automation
13 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
14 11 (16.67%) Ajax
14 11 (16.67%) SOAP
14 11 (16.67%) Windows
15 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce

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 6 (9.09%) Apache
2 5 (7.58%) IIS
2 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.03%) Drupal
4 2 (3.03%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) Confluence
5 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.52%) JBoss
5 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.52%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.52%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (1.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) DNS
2 4 (6.06%) IMAP
2 4 (6.06%) SMTP
3 2 (3.03%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
3 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.61%) Sybase ASE
5 6 (9.09%) DB2
6 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.06%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (4.55%) Big Data
8 3 (4.55%) MySQL
9 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.03%) MS Access
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.03%) Power BI
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
4 9 (13.64%) JIRA
4 9 (13.64%) Selenium
5 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (10.61%) Cucumber
7 6 (9.09%) Grunt
7 6 (9.09%) gulp
7 6 (9.09%) IntelliJ
8 5 (7.58%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.06%) JUnit
10 3 (4.55%) Subversion
11 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.03%) Maven
11 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.52%) JMeter
12 1 (1.52%) Log4j
12 1 (1.52%) NUnit
12 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Automation Tester
5 5 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Tester
6 4 (6.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) JSP Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.55%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Database Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (51.52%) HTML
2 24 (36.36%) CSS
3 18 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 17 (25.76%) Spring
5 15 (22.73%) .NET
5 15 (22.73%) HTML5
5 15 (22.73%) REST
6 14 (21.21%) XML
7 13 (19.70%) jQuery
8 11 (16.67%) Ajax
8 11 (16.67%) SOAP
9 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
9 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (13.64%) JSP
10 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
10 8 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (12.12%) RequireJS
10 8 (12.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) W3C
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
4 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.03%) Blog
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.52%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.52%) FMCG
6 1 (1.52%) STB
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Unix
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.55%) Android
5 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.52%) HPUX
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.88%) MVC
3 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (24.24%) BDD
5 15 (22.73%) Scrum
6 13 (19.70%) TDD
7 12 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 10 (15.15%) Microservices
9 9 (13.64%) Kanban
10 8 (12.12%) Pair Programming
10 8 (12.12%) SDLC
10 8 (12.12%) SOA
10 8 (12.12%) Web Application Development
11 7 (10.61%) API Development
11 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.61%) Refactoring
11 7 (10.61%) SOLID
11 7 (10.61%) Web Development
12 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 33 (50.00%) SQL
3 32 (48.48%) Java
4 13 (19.70%) C#
5 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.09%) Groovy
7 3 (4.55%) PHP
7 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.03%) Python
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 2 (3.03%) XQuery
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Ansible
2 2 (3.03%) Terraform
2 2 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) IBM
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 7 (10.61%) Sybase
5 6 (9.09%) hybris
5 6 (9.09%) New Relic
6 5 (7.58%) SAP
7 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.03%) Cognos
8 2 (3.03%) Lumension
8 2 (3.03%) Pardot
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.03%) Xamarin
8 2 (3.03%) Zend
9 1 (1.52%) Blue Martini
9 1 (1.52%) Demandware
9 1 (1.52%) Elastic Path
9 1 (1.52%) Google
9 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.52%) Splunk