Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 43 27
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 111 67 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.94% 4.16% 6.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.24% 17.09% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 38 46
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.48% -1.61%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £42.06
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.13
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.74% +12.67%

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 423 392 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.45% 24.35% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 214 206
Hertfordshire median daily rate £439 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% -1.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £262 £290 £266
90th Percentile £569 £575 £544
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 - £41.13
10th Percentile £17.70 - £29.91
90th Percentile £58.22 - £44.34
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% +21.53% -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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Stevenage - 28 £326 - 4
Watford +4 19 £370 -12.94% 12
Rickmansworth +5 15 £380 -2.56%
Hemel Hempstead +2 13 £425 +21.43% 2
Borehamwood - 6 £481 - 1
Hatfield +6 5 £413 -23.26% 2
Hitchin - 4 £425 -
St Albans +5 3 £300 -23.08% 4
Welwyn Garden City -13 3 £538 +2.38% 3
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (57.66%) Java
2 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (39.64%) JavaScript
3 44 (39.64%) Microsoft
4 42 (37.84%) Windows
5 39 (35.14%) C#
5 39 (35.14%) SQL
5 39 (35.14%) .NET
6 33 (29.73%) MVC
7 32 (28.83%) Spring
8 31 (27.93%) T-SQL
9 28 (25.23%) Visual Studio
10 27 (24.32%) Eclipse
11 26 (23.42%) Amazon AWS
11 26 (23.42%) REST
12 23 (20.72%) TCP/IP
12 23 (20.72%) Linux
12 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
12 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
13 22 (19.82%) SOAP
14 21 (18.92%) C++
14 21 (18.92%) Ethernet
14 21 (18.92%) Scrum
14 21 (18.92%) NetBeans
14 21 (18.92%) Military
14 21 (18.92%) Qt
14 21 (18.92%) Git (software)
14 21 (18.92%) Node.js
15 20 (18.02%) Degree
16 19 (17.12%) SC Cleared

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 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.41%) Apache
5 5 (4.50%) Confluence
6 3 (2.70%) IIS
6 3 (2.70%) Mule
6 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.90%) JBoss
8 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.70%) Office 365
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.80%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (1.80%) GitHub
3 2 (1.80%) SaaS
3 2 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.90%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.72%) TCP/IP
2 21 (18.92%) Ethernet
3 14 (12.61%) Firewall
4 7 (6.31%) SSL
5 6 (5.41%) VPN
6 3 (2.70%) Internet
7 2 (1.80%) DHCP
7 2 (1.80%) DNS
8 1 (0.90%) FTP
8 1 (0.90%) HTTP
8 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.41%) Sybase ASE
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.41%) Endeca
4 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.70%) MySQL
6 3 (2.70%) Power BI
7 2 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.90%) dBASE
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Visual Studio
2 27 (24.32%) Eclipse
3 21 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 21 (18.92%) NetBeans
4 8 (7.21%) Maven
5 6 (5.41%) Subversion
6 5 (4.50%) JIRA
6 5 (4.50%) JUnit
7 4 (3.60%) NUnit
7 4 (3.60%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.70%) Grunt
8 3 (2.70%) gulp
8 3 (2.70%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.80%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.90%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.90%) Hamcrest
10 1 (0.90%) Mockito
10 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 21 (18.92%) Military
2 18 (16.22%) Aerospace
3 11 (9.91%) Finance
4 7 (6.31%) Law
5 4 (3.60%) Retail
6 3 (2.70%) Back Office
7 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.90%) French Language
8 1 (0.90%) German Language
8 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.90%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (50.45%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.71%) .NET Developer
3 13 (11.71%) SQL Developer
4 11 (9.91%) JSP Developer
5 10 (9.01%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Test Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Technical Test Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Architect
11 4 (3.60%) AWS Developer
11 4 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 4 (3.60%) T-SQL Developer
12 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.14%) .NET
2 32 (28.83%) Spring
3 26 (23.42%) REST
4 22 (19.82%) SOAP
5 21 (18.92%) Node.js
5 21 (18.92%) Qt
6 18 (16.22%) HTML
7 17 (15.32%) ActiveX
7 17 (15.32%) DirectX
7 17 (15.32%) MFC
7 17 (15.32%) OpenGL
8 16 (14.41%) JSON
9 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET
9 15 (13.51%) RESTful
9 15 (13.51%) XML
10 14 (12.61%) Spring MVC
11 13 (11.71%) Hibernate
11 13 (11.71%) HTML5
12 12 (10.81%) Spring Boot
13 11 (9.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Client/Server
2 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.31%) DataPower
4 2 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.90%) AS400
5 1 (0.90%) Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.90%) Fintech
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.84%) Windows
2 23 (20.72%) Linux
3 12 (10.81%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.90%) Android
4 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.73%) MVC
3 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.92%) Scrum
5 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
6 11 (9.91%) Test Strategy
7 10 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (9.01%) SOLID
8 9 (8.11%) DevOps
8 9 (8.11%) Information Security
8 9 (8.11%) TDD
9 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.21%) Open Source
10 7 (6.31%) API Development
10 7 (6.31%) Information Security Management
10 7 (6.31%) ISMS
10 7 (6.31%) Microservices
10 7 (6.31%) Refactoring
10 7 (6.31%) Security Management
10 7 (6.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (57.66%) Java
2 44 (39.64%) JavaScript
3 39 (35.14%) C#
3 39 (35.14%) SQL
4 31 (27.93%) T-SQL
5 21 (18.92%) C++
6 17 (15.32%) GLSL
6 17 (15.32%) HLSL
7 5 (4.50%) Java 8
8 4 (3.60%) PHP
8 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.60%) XQuery
9 3 (2.70%) Groovy
10 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.80%) Perl
10 2 (1.80%) Python
10 2 (1.80%) VBScript
11 1 (0.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.90%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) Degree
2 19 (17.12%) SC Cleared
2 19 (17.12%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
1 3 (2.70%) WCAG
2 1 (0.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.60%) Docker
1 4 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Terraform
2 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.41%) Sybase
3 8 (7.21%) IBM
4 7 (6.31%) Sony
5 4 (3.60%) CA
6 3 (2.70%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.70%) New Relic
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle
7 2 (1.80%) Google
7 2 (1.80%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.90%) Avaya
8 1 (0.90%) Facebook
8 1 (0.90%) Mercator
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Splunk
8 1 (0.90%) Twitter
8 1 (0.90%) webMethods