Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 64 92 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.09% 6.61% 6.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.84% 29.02% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 57
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.35% -0.64% +0.32%
10th Percentile £350 £271 £313
90th Percentile £550 £538 £535
East of England median daily rate £461 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +15.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £41.13 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +96.44% -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% -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 380 317 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.28% 22.79% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 185 208
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £504
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -18 18 £463 +18.59% 5
Welwyn Garden City +4 8 £525 +61.54%
Hemel Hempstead +8 7 £350 - 3
Hatfield -15 3 £500 -4.76% 5
Stevenage -6 2 - - 1
Hertford -3 1 £325 - 1
St Albans -4 1 £390 -25.71% 2
Rickmansworth -5 1 £390 +11.43% 3
Waltham Cross - 1 £360 -
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 33 (51.56%) Java
2 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 31 (48.44%) SQL
3 30 (46.88%) HTML
4 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (32.81%) Spring
6 20 (31.25%) MVC
6 20 (31.25%) CSS
7 18 (28.13%) AngularJS
8 17 (26.56%) HTML5
8 17 (26.56%) TDD
9 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 16 (25.00%) REST
9 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (23.44%) BDD
10 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
10 15 (23.44%) .NET
11 14 (21.88%) C#
11 14 (21.88%) JSP
11 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
11 14 (21.88%) Scrum
12 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
12 13 (20.31%) SOAP
12 13 (20.31%) QA
13 12 (18.75%) RESTful
13 12 (18.75%) XML
13 12 (18.75%) Finance
13 12 (18.75%) Microservices
14 11 (17.19%) Spring Boot

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 (14.06%) Apache
2 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.81%) MQSeries
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.69%) IIS
5 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.13%) nginx
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.56%) CMS
7 1 (1.56%) Drupal
7 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.56%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Magento
2 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (1.56%) DHCP
4 1 (1.56%) HTTP
4 1 (1.56%) IMAP
4 1 (1.56%) SMTP
4 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.94%) MySQL
3 7 (10.94%) Sybase ASE
4 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.25%) DB2
5 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.69%) Big Data
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.13%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (3.13%) MS Access
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.94%) JUnit
5 6 (9.38%) Grunt
5 6 (9.38%) gulp
5 6 (9.38%) IntelliJ
5 6 (9.38%) Selenium
5 6 (9.38%) Subversion
6 5 (7.81%) Log4j
6 5 (7.81%) Maven
6 5 (7.81%) Mockito
7 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.25%) JIRA
7 4 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.13%) NetBeans
9 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Games
4 2 (3.13%) Military
5 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (67.19%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.25%) Tester
6 3 (4.69%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) CRM Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Database Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) JSP Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) HTML
2 21 (32.81%) Spring
3 20 (31.25%) CSS
4 18 (28.13%) AngularJS
5 17 (26.56%) HTML5
6 16 (25.00%) REST
7 15 (23.44%) .NET
8 14 (21.88%) JSP
9 13 (20.31%) SOAP
10 12 (18.75%) RESTful
10 12 (18.75%) XML
11 11 (17.19%) JSON
11 11 (17.19%) Spring Boot
12 9 (14.06%) Hibernate
12 9 (14.06%) jQuery
12 9 (14.06%) XSLT
13 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 8 (12.50%) J2EE
14 7 (10.94%) WCF
15 6 (9.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.13%) PKI
2 2 (3.13%) User Experience
2 2 (3.13%) W3C
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Unix
2 8 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (7.81%) HPUX
3 5 (7.81%) Solaris
4 2 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) MVC
3 17 (26.56%) TDD
4 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (23.44%) BDD
6 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
6 14 (21.88%) Scrum
7 12 (18.75%) Microservices
8 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
9 9 (14.06%) Kanban
10 8 (12.50%) ETL
10 8 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 8 (12.50%) SOA
11 7 (10.94%) Front End Development
11 7 (10.94%) Refactoring
11 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.94%) SOLID
11 7 (10.94%) Web Development
12 6 (9.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) Java
2 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 31 (48.44%) SQL
3 14 (21.88%) C#
4 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.38%) Groovy
6 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) PHP
7 2 (3.13%) VBA
7 2 (3.13%) XQuery
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Ansible
1 2 (3.13%) Terraform
1 2 (3.13%) WSUS
2 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) IBM
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) Sybase
4 6 (9.38%) New Relic
5 5 (7.81%) SAP
6 4 (6.25%) hybris
6 4 (6.25%) Talend
7 2 (3.13%) Cognos
7 2 (3.13%) Google
7 2 (3.13%) Lumension
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
7 2 (3.13%) Zend
8 1 (1.56%) Apple
8 1 (1.56%) ATG
8 1 (1.56%) Blue Martini
8 1 (1.56%) MikroTik
8 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com