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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 26 23 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.43% 2.04% 5.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.59% 5.08% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £277 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.07% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +6.75% +3.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

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 73 59 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 46.20% 40.14% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 22
Median daily rate £340 £315 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Leicester

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) UML
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle ADF
6 6 (30.00%) Change Management
6 6 (30.00%) ITSM
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) V-Model

Web Services
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) jMock
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle ADF
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) Java EE
5 3 (15.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) XHTML
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) XSD
5 3 (15.00%) XSLT
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) UML
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) ITSM
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 4 (20.00%) Logistics
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) V-Model
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (15.00%) OOD
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) OCMJD
3 2 (10.00%) OCPJWCD
3 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.00%) TickIT
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
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