Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 77 79 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.73% 5.19% 5.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.44% 19.36% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 46
Hertfordshire median daily rate £380 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +0.29% +16.90%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £281
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £498 £500 £424
% change year-on-year -0.50% +18.06% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.50 - £42.06
10th Percentile £17.48 - £38.86
90th Percentile £35.00 - £44.42
East of England median hourly rate £26.50 £45.00 £39.31
% change year-on-year -41.11% +14.47% +7.71%

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 315 408 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.44% 26.79% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 224 233
Hertfordshire median daily rate £435 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £271
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £66.81 £14.72 £39.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +353.87% -62.56% +48.35%
East of England median hourly rate £48.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +21.88% +11.11% -4.00%

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 20 March 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 March 2019. 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
Stevenage +9 33 £326 -34.80% 6
Watford -13 10 £475 +11.76% 6
Rickmansworth +9 9 £380 -
Hitchin - 4 £425 -
Welwyn Garden City +10 3 £495 -5.71%
Hatfield +6 3 £190 -64.65% 5
St Albans +2 2 £300 -25.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 £275 -21.43% 2
Hertford +2 1 £350 -6.67%
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 39 (50.65%) Java
2 32 (41.56%) Microsoft
3 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (33.77%) C#
6 25 (32.47%) REST
7 24 (31.17%) .NET
8 23 (29.87%) SQL
8 23 (29.87%) SOAP
9 22 (28.57%) Windows
10 21 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 20 (25.97%) Linux
11 20 (25.97%) Degree
12 19 (24.68%) Mathematics
12 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
12 19 (24.68%) Aerospace
12 19 (24.68%) NetBeans
12 19 (24.68%) Military
12 19 (24.68%) XML
12 19 (24.68%) Visual Studio
12 19 (24.68%) C++
12 19 (24.68%) Eclipse
12 19 (24.68%) Ethernet
12 19 (24.68%) Qt
12 19 (24.68%) Node.js
12 19 (24.68%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (23.38%) Scrum
14 17 (22.08%) ActiveX

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 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (5.19%) IIS
1 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.90%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) Mule
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Magento
1 2 (2.60%) Maximo
2 1 (1.30%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) Office 365
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 19 (24.68%) Ethernet
3 15 (19.48%) SSL
4 12 (15.58%) VPN
5 4 (5.19%) Firewall
5 4 (5.19%) Internet
6 2 (2.60%) DHCP
6 2 (2.60%) DNS
6 2 (2.60%) HTTP
6 2 (2.60%) LAN
6 2 (2.60%) WAN
6 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Sybase ASE
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.79%) MySQL
4 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.60%) DB2
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 19 (24.68%) Eclipse
2 19 (24.68%) NetBeans
2 19 (24.68%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.90%) JUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (24.68%) Aerospace
1 19 (24.68%) Military
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) French Language
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.30%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.99%) SQL Developer
4 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.79%) JSP Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Support Specialist
6 5 (6.49%) Web Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.90%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Angular Developer
9 2 (2.60%) AWS Specialist
9 2 (2.60%) Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Magento Developer
10 1 (1.30%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) REST
2 24 (31.17%) .NET
3 23 (29.87%) SOAP
4 19 (24.68%) Node.js
4 19 (24.68%) Qt
4 19 (24.68%) XML
5 17 (22.08%) ActiveX
5 17 (22.08%) DirectX
5 17 (22.08%) MFC
5 17 (22.08%) OpenGL
6 15 (19.48%) JSON
6 15 (19.48%) XSLT
7 14 (18.18%) HTML
7 14 (18.18%) Spring
8 12 (15.58%) LDAP
9 9 (11.69%) CSS
10 8 (10.39%) HTML5
11 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 7 (9.09%) JSP
12 6 (7.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (22.08%) Client/Server
3 15 (19.48%) DataPower
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Windows
2 20 (25.97%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Mathematics
2 19 (24.68%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
3 18 (23.38%) Scrum
4 8 (10.39%) MVC
5 5 (6.49%) API Development
5 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.49%) Migration
5 5 (6.49%) OO
5 5 (6.49%) Open Source
6 4 (5.19%) ITIL
6 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.19%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (5.19%) Web Development
7 3 (3.90%) DevOps
8 2 (2.60%) Data Science
8 2 (2.60%) Defect Management
8 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (2.60%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) Java
2 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.77%) C#
4 23 (29.87%) SQL
5 19 (24.68%) C++
6 17 (22.08%) GLSL
6 17 (22.08%) HLSL
7 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.49%) PHP
9 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.19%) XQuery
10 3 (3.90%) Python
10 3 (3.90%) VBScript
11 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.60%) Perl
12 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Degree
2 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
2 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.60%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) WCAG
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Terraform
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.08%) IBM
3 9 (11.69%) Sybase
4 4 (5.19%) CA
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 2 (2.60%) Meraki
5 2 (2.60%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) xMatters
5 2 (2.60%) Zend
6 1 (1.30%) Siebel
6 1 (1.30%) Talend