The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 27 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.

Web Services
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 33 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.65% 2.20% 3.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.31% 6.00% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Median daily rate £318 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.79% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 130 100 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 45.94% 36.63% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 56 41
Median daily rate £325 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
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 £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Leicestershire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Leicestershire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Leicestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -1 7 £277 -18.07% 8
Loughborough - 1 £550 - 1
Web Services
East Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 34 (82.93%) .NET
2 25 (60.98%) C#
3 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
4 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
5 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
5 15 (36.59%) MVC
5 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (31.71%) Java
6 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 12 (29.27%) jQuery
8 11 (26.83%) HTML
8 11 (26.83%) CSS
9 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
9 10 (24.39%) Finance
10 9 (21.95%) Oracle
10 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Subversion
11 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (19.51%) iPhone
11 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
11 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (19.51%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (19.51%) Xamarin.iOS
11 8 (19.51%) iPad
11 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
11 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
11 8 (19.51%) Scrum
11 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
11 8 (19.51%) iOS Development
11 8 (19.51%) Apple Swift

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (7.32%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Boomi
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Blockchain
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.51%) Subversion
2 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) jMock
3 3 (7.32%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Advertising
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) .NET Developer
2 19 (46.34%) C# Developer
3 17 (41.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (19.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (19.51%) iOS Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Xamarin Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (82.93%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
3 12 (29.27%) jQuery
4 11 (26.83%) CSS
4 11 (26.83%) HTML
5 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (19.51%) Xamarin.iOS
6 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle ADF
7 5 (12.20%) Entity Framework
7 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
7 5 (12.20%) Java EE
7 5 (12.20%) SOAP
7 5 (12.20%) Spring
8 4 (9.76%) RESTful
9 3 (7.32%) Ajax
9 3 (7.32%) CSS3
9 3 (7.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) iPad
1 8 (19.51%) iPhone
1 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
2 6 (14.63%) Android
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (36.59%) MVC
2 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
3 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (19.51%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
3 8 (19.51%) iOS Development
3 8 (19.51%) Mobile Development
3 8 (19.51%) Scrum
4 7 (17.07%) UML
5 6 (14.63%) Android Development
5 6 (14.63%) Change Management
5 6 (14.63%) ITSM
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
6 5 (12.20%) OO
6 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.76%) Logistics
7 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C#
2 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (31.71%) Java
3 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) Apple Swift
4 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
5 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Python
5 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) OCMJD
3 2 (4.88%) OCPJWCD
3 2 (4.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO 9001
1 3 (7.32%) TickIT
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
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