Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 71 60
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 -30
Contract jobs citing Web Services 64 74 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.77% 3.12% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.02% 8.73% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 52
Leeds median daily rate £450 £385 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -6.95% +22.59%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
90th Percentile £575 £538 £573
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +18.52%
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 798 848 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.52% 35.77% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 644 573
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £546 £534 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Leeds median hourly rate £16.86 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.86% +86.67% +110.28%
10th Percentile £16.04 £41.00 £15.08
90th Percentile £17.69 £43.00 £26.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.93 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -59.69% +86.67% +120.59%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 32 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.94%) Java
4 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.00%) SQL
4 16 (25.00%) Python
5 15 (23.44%) C#
5 15 (23.44%) Finance
6 11 (17.19%) XML
6 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
6 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (17.19%) REST
6 11 (17.19%) Terraform
7 10 (15.63%) Relational Database
7 10 (15.63%) Microservices
7 10 (15.63%) RESTful
7 10 (15.63%) JIRA
8 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.06%) Confluence
8 9 (14.06%) SOAP
8 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
8 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.50%) Migration
9 8 (12.50%) Oracle
9 8 (12.50%) JSON
9 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.50%) Docker
9 8 (12.50%) Big Data
9 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.94%) Greenfield Project

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 9 (14.06%) Confluence
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.56%) nginx
5 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (9.38%) Amazon S3
4 6 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (9.38%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (9.38%) Serverless
4 6 (9.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (6.25%) SaaS
6 3 (4.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (4.69%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (4.69%) IaaS
7 2 (3.13%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (3.13%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (3.13%) Office 365
7 2 (3.13%) PaaS
7 2 (3.13%) Sage Pay
8 1 (1.56%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) BGP
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.56%) OSPF
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) VPLS
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.50%) Big Data
4 7 (10.94%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
5 6 (9.38%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.81%) Data Lake
6 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.69%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (4.69%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (4.69%) Pentaho
9 2 (3.13%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (3.13%) Apache Hive
9 2 (3.13%) DB2
9 2 (3.13%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) JIRA
2 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
2 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.69%) Maven
5 3 (4.69%) Selenium
5 3 (4.69%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.69%) YouTrack
6 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.13%) JMeter
6 2 (3.13%) Mockito
6 2 (3.13%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Back Office
2 2 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (9.38%) AWS Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Python Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Security Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.25%) Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Designer
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) ETL Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Salesforce Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) REST
1 11 (17.19%) XML
2 10 (15.63%) RESTful
3 9 (14.06%) SOAP
4 8 (12.50%) JSON
5 6 (9.38%) .NET
5 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.81%) HTML
6 5 (7.81%) Node.js
6 5 (7.81%) Spring
7 4 (6.25%) Middleware
7 4 (6.25%) Spring Boot
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.69%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.69%) jQuery
8 3 (4.69%) React
8 3 (4.69%) Visualforce
9 2 (3.13%) CSS
9 2 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.94%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.25%) NHS
4 3 (4.69%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.13%) Wiki
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) CMDB
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Unix
3 2 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Microservices
3 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
4 8 (12.50%) Migration
4 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.94%) SOA
6 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps
6 6 (9.38%) Scrum
7 5 (7.81%) Analytics
7 5 (7.81%) BDD
7 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (7.81%) OO
7 5 (7.81%) Project Management
8 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.25%) Change Management
8 4 (6.25%) Data Management
8 4 (6.25%) ETL
8 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) Java
2 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.00%) Python
2 16 (25.00%) SQL
3 15 (23.44%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) Java 8
5 5 (7.81%) C++
5 5 (7.81%) Ruby
6 3 (4.69%) Apex Code
6 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.69%) SOQL
6 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.13%) Scala
8 1 (1.56%) Go
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) R
8 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ISEB
2 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.13%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.13%) CISSP
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.56%) CCIE
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CISM
4 1 (1.56%) GIAC
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.13%) HL7
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Docker
2 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.56%) HDFS
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Terraform
2 4 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.25%) Puppet
3 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.13%) Ansible
4 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.56%) Grafana
5 1 (1.56%) Graylog
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.56%) Mesos
5 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) Google
4 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix
5 3 (4.69%) Databricks
5 3 (4.69%) SAP
6 2 (3.13%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) Pega
6 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.13%) Telerik
7 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.56%) Splunk
7 1 (1.56%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.56%) VMware