Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 61 51
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 100 80 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.96% 3.77% 4.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.68% 9.21% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 122
Leeds median daily rate £393 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £288
90th Percentile £502 £568 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +17.86%
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 1,033 869 1,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.94% 40.99% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 643 820
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £305 £308 £305
90th Percentile £525 £510 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Leeds median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -61.87%
10th Percentile £41.00 £18.75 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £13.12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -74.50%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.00%) TDD
3 37 (37.00%) Java
3 37 (37.00%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (29.00%) .NET
5 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
5 28 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (27.00%) C#
7 26 (26.00%) Linux
8 25 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 25 (25.00%) Scrum
8 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (24.00%) REST
9 24 (24.00%) HTML
10 23 (23.00%) RESTful
11 22 (22.00%) CSS
12 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
13 20 (20.00%) SOAP
14 19 (19.00%) Python
15 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
15 17 (17.00%) Microservices
16 16 (16.00%) Octopus Deploy
16 16 (16.00%) Jenkins
17 15 (15.00%) WCF
17 15 (15.00%) MVC
17 15 (15.00%) SQL
17 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (14.00%) NUnit
18 14 (14.00%) MSTest

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 7 (7.00%) Apache
2 5 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.00%) Confluence
4 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.00%) nginx
6 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (37.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.00%) SaaS
4 10 (10.00%) IaaS
4 10 (10.00%) PaaS
5 8 (8.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 7 (7.00%) Office 365
7 4 (4.00%) Force.com
7 4 (4.00%) GitHub
8 3 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.00%) CloudBees
9 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) Big Data
3 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.00%) MySQL
5 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.00%) Redis
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (14.00%) MSTest
3 14 (14.00%) NUnit
4 9 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.00%) JIRA
7 5 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.00%) Selenium
8 4 (4.00%) JUnit
8 4 (4.00%) Maven
8 4 (4.00%) Mockito
8 4 (4.00%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.00%) Subversion
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.00%) DbUnit
10 2 (2.00%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.00%) jMock
General
1 8 (8.00%) Retail
2 6 (6.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (63.00%) Developer
2 24 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 21 (21.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.00%) Python Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.00%) Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Architect
10 5 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.00%) .NET
2 25 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (24.00%) HTML
3 24 (24.00%) REST
4 23 (23.00%) RESTful
5 22 (22.00%) CSS
6 20 (20.00%) SOAP
7 15 (15.00%) WCF
8 13 (13.00%) Spring
9 12 (12.00%) PySpark
10 11 (11.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (10.00%) JSON
12 8 (8.00%) Spring Boot
13 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.00%) Kafka
13 7 (7.00%) XML
14 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
14 6 (6.00%) jQuery
15 5 (5.00%) WF
15 5 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Clustering
2 6 (6.00%) NHS
2 6 (6.00%) User Experience
3 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Blog
5 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.00%) Linux
2 12 (12.00%) Windows
3 7 (7.00%) Android
4 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 5 (5.00%) Unix
5 5 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.00%) TDD
3 28 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (25.00%) Scrum
5 17 (17.00%) Microservices
5 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (15.00%) MVC
7 13 (13.00%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (12.00%) BDD
8 12 (12.00%) SOA
9 11 (11.00%) OO
10 10 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (9.00%) High Availability
12 8 (8.00%) DevOps
12 8 (8.00%) Open Source
13 7 (7.00%) Configuration Management
13 7 (7.00%) DSDM
13 7 (7.00%) OWASP
14 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
14 6 (6.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) Java
2 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (27.00%) C#
4 19 (19.00%) Python
5 15 (15.00%) SQL
6 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.00%) PHP
7 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.00%) Java 8
9 4 (4.00%) Apex Code
9 4 (4.00%) SOQL
10 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.00%) ABAP
11 2 (2.00%) C++
11 2 (2.00%) Groovy
11 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.00%) COBOL
12 1 (1.00%) VB
12 1 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (2.00%) CCSP
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.00%) CISM
3 2 (2.00%) CISSP
3 2 (2.00%) GIAC
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) PMO
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Docker
2 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.00%) Apache Flume
3 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) Puppet
2 6 (6.00%) Marathon
2 6 (6.00%) Mesos
2 6 (6.00%) Salt
3 1 (1.00%) Ansible
3 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.00%) Oozie
3 1 (1.00%) Packer
3 1 (1.00%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle
3 8 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (7.00%) Splunk
5 6 (6.00%) Brocade
5 6 (6.00%) F5
5 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.00%) VMware
7 2 (2.00%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (1.00%) Citrix
8 1 (1.00%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.00%) Xamarin