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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.92% 3.29% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 8.33% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £315 £388 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +33.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £324 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £461 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £404 £375
% change year-on-year -0.80% +7.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year +10.34% -4.10%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 67 60 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 43.79% 39.47% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 107 198
Median daily rate £315 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 28 June 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 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) Manufacturing
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (50.00%) Change Management
4 7 (50.00%) ITSM
4 7 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle ADF
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) WCF
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) LINQ
8 3 (21.43%) C
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Asynchronous Programming
8 3 (21.43%) Logistics
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Automotive
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (7.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Protractor
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle ADF
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) React
6 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) ITSM
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Asynchronous Programming
4 3 (21.43%) Logistics
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) MVVM
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle