Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.19% 6.51% 5.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.03% 18.27% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 3
Leicester median daily rate £320 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.72% +16.00% +15.74%
10th Percentile £298 £317 £285
90th Percentile £346 £380 £364
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -6.21% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicester median hourly rate - - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - £47.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 116 104 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 36.36% 35.62% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 68 61
Leicester median daily rate £388 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +11.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £275 £277 £275
90th Percentile £538 £475 £445
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £330 £310
% change year-on-year -0.76% +6.45% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Leicester median hourly rate £45.00 £30.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% -27.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £36.00 £22.68 £41.25
90th Percentile £45.80 £38.23 £43.75
Leicestershire median hourly rate £43.75 £30.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.28% -18.00% -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Leicester

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Leicester

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Asynchronous Programming
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ
3 3 (42.86%) Logistics
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Automotive
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Protractor
General
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) LINQ
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Core
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Asynchronous Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Logistics
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) C
4 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle