Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 September 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
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 80 62
Rank change year-on-year +29 -18 -18
Contract jobs citing Web Services 113 57 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.51% 2.61% 3.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.07% 6.83% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 41 98
Leeds median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £290
90th Percentile £618 £590 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.88% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,021 835 1,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.73% 38.16% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 632 856
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £321 £308 £306
90th Percentile £538 £500 £534
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.25
10th Percentile £16.48 - £10.97
90th Percentile £18.23 - £16.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.25

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Leeds

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Leeds

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Leeds

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 51 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.94%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (26.55%) Java
4 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
4 28 (24.78%) C#
4 28 (24.78%) TDD
5 26 (23.01%) SQL
6 24 (21.24%) REST
7 23 (20.35%) HTML
7 23 (20.35%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (19.47%) .NET
8 22 (19.47%) CSS
8 22 (19.47%) SOAP
9 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET
10 20 (17.70%) Linux
10 20 (17.70%) Scrum
11 19 (16.81%) Python
11 19 (16.81%) SOA
12 18 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (15.04%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
14 16 (14.16%) MVC
14 16 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (13.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
15 15 (13.27%) Amazon S3
15 15 (13.27%) Degree
16 14 (12.39%) RESTful
17 13 (11.50%) Terraform
17 13 (11.50%) Serverless

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (3.54%) Confluence
2 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (38.94%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.04%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (13.27%) Amazon S3
3 15 (13.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (11.50%) Serverless
5 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (9.73%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (9.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (9.73%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (6.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 6 (5.31%) Office 365
9 4 (3.54%) Force.com
9 4 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (3.54%) SaaS
10 3 (2.65%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (2.65%) Amazon Glacier
10 3 (2.65%) IaaS
10 3 (2.65%) PaaS
11 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) Firewall
2 6 (5.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.62%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (9.73%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.42%) MySQL
6 4 (3.54%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (3.54%) Big Data
6 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.65%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.77%) Redis
9 1 (0.88%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.88%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.88%) HBase
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.08%) MSTest
2 8 (7.08%) NUnit
2 8 (7.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.54%) JIRA
3 4 (3.54%) Selenium
4 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.65%) JUnit
4 3 (2.65%) Maven
4 3 (2.65%) Mockito
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.65%) Subversion
4 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.77%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.77%) jMock
5 2 (1.77%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (51.33%) Developer
2 22 (19.47%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.16%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (14.16%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.27%) Consultant
5 13 (11.50%) Python Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Architect
6 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (9.73%) AWS Architect
7 11 (9.73%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.31%) AWS Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Salesforce Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.24%) REST
2 23 (20.35%) HTML
3 22 (19.47%) .NET
3 22 (19.47%) CSS
3 22 (19.47%) SOAP
4 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET
5 14 (12.39%) RESTful
6 13 (11.50%) PySpark
7 12 (10.62%) WCF
8 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (7.96%) Spring Boot
10 8 (7.08%) XML
11 7 (6.19%) JSON
11 7 (6.19%) Visualforce
12 6 (5.31%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (5.31%) Spring
13 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (4.42%) Kafka
14 4 (3.54%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.08%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.77%) NHS
6 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) CMDB
7 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) Linux
2 10 (8.85%) Windows
3 7 (6.19%) Unix
4 6 (5.31%) Android
4 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.31%) Mac OS
4 6 (5.31%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.78%) TDD
3 20 (17.70%) Scrum
4 19 (16.81%) SOA
5 18 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (14.16%) MVC
6 16 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.73%) Auto-Scaling
8 11 (9.73%) Change Management
8 11 (9.73%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (9.73%) Microservices
9 9 (7.96%) DevOps
9 9 (7.96%) Open Source
10 8 (7.08%) Analytics
10 8 (7.08%) IT Strategy
10 8 (7.08%) Service Management
10 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.19%) BDD
11 7 (6.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.55%) Java
2 28 (24.78%) C#
2 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.01%) SQL
4 19 (16.81%) Python
5 9 (7.96%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.08%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.19%) Apex Code
7 7 (6.19%) SOQL
8 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.65%) COBOL
10 2 (1.77%) ABAP
11 1 (0.88%) ES6
11 1 (0.88%) Go
11 1 (0.88%) Java 8
11 1 (0.88%) Ruby
11 1 (0.88%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Degree
2 11 (9.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.42%) CISM
4 5 (4.42%) CISSP
5 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) PMO
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
1 8 (7.08%) Docker
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.77%) vSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) Terraform
2 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.65%) Puppet
3 2 (1.77%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) Grafana
4 1 (0.88%) Graylog
4 1 (0.88%) Oozie
4 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (9.73%) Oracle
1 11 (9.73%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.42%) Splunk
4 4 (3.54%) Google
4 4 (3.54%) VMware
5 2 (1.77%) Citrix
5 2 (1.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) Telerik