Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 60 74
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 43 78 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 2.93% 3.48% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.07% 10.16% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 53
Median daily rate £525 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +11.84% -8.16%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
90th Percentile £575 £571 £502
West Yorkshire median daily rate £480 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +11.63% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £75.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +114.29% - -

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 474 768 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 32.24% 34.26% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 574 730
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £330 £319 £285
90th Percentile £599 £550 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £24.10 £16.86 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.94% -59.86% +86.67%
10th Percentile £19.33 £15.77 £41.00
90th Percentile £67.31 £26.90 £43.00
Median hourly rate £24.10 £16.86 £42.00
% change year-on-year +42.94% -59.86% +86.67%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Leeds

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Web Services in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Web Services in Leeds

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Web Services in Leeds over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Web Services in Leeds

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Web Services in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for Web Services in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 20 (46.51%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) SOAP
2 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
3 13 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (27.91%) XML
5 11 (25.58%) Oracle
5 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
6 10 (23.26%) Retail
6 10 (23.26%) ITIL
6 10 (23.26%) JMS
6 10 (23.26%) SOA
6 10 (23.26%) CISSP
6 10 (23.26%) CISM
6 10 (23.26%) Information Security
6 10 (23.26%) REST
7 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
8 8 (18.60%) Unix
8 8 (18.60%) JDBC
8 8 (18.60%) HTTP
8 8 (18.60%) Linux
8 8 (18.60%) TIBCO
8 8 (18.60%) BusinessWorks
8 8 (18.60%) TIBCO EMS
8 8 (18.60%) XPath
8 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
8 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Algorithms
9 7 (16.28%) Security Architecture
9 7 (16.28%) Relational Database

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 (9.30%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) AWS
2 3 (6.98%) GitHub
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
3 2 (4.65%) Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon Cognito
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.33%) Serverless
4 1 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
2 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.28%) Spotfire
3 4 (9.30%) GIS
3 4 (9.30%) Spatial Data
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.98%) Selenium
4 2 (4.65%) GitLab
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.33%) Gatling
5 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.33%) JMeter
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) Postman
5 1 (2.33%) REST Assured
5 1 (2.33%) Sahi
5 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.33%) WATIR
General
1 10 (23.26%) Retail
2 6 (13.95%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Consultant
3 8 (18.60%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) TIBCO Developer
5 5 (11.63%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) GIS Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.65%) TIBCO Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) SOAP
2 12 (27.91%) XML
3 10 (23.26%) JMS
3 10 (23.26%) REST
4 8 (18.60%) JDBC
4 8 (18.60%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (11.63%) RESTful
5 5 (11.63%) Spring
6 4 (9.30%) J2EE
7 3 (6.98%) .NET
7 3 (6.98%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.98%) WSDL
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
8 2 (4.65%) Apache CXF
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.65%) JSON
8 2 (4.65%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.60%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
1 8 (18.60%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (23.26%) Information Security
2 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) SOA
3 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
4 7 (16.28%) Project Management
4 7 (16.28%) Security Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) BDD
5 5 (11.63%) Microservices
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.30%) Open Source
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (6.98%) Data Transformation
7 3 (6.98%) DevOps
7 3 (6.98%) SDLC
7 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.65%) API Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) XPath
3 6 (13.95%) Python
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) Go
8 1 (2.33%) Java 8
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CISM
1 10 (23.26%) CISSP
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.30%) GDPR
3 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.65%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) TIBCO
3 4 (9.30%) ESRI
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) VMware