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 29 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 12 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.60% 3.20% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.23% 8.51% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Leicestershire median daily rate £315 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +23.07%  
10th Percentile £298 £316 £273
90th Percentile £418 £475 £481
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £368 £338
% change year-on-year +8.84% +8.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 94 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 49.81% 37.60% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 254 395
Leicestershire median daily rate £315 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
10th Percentile £275 £184 £222
90th Percentile £475 £469 £388
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £365 £310
% change year-on-year +6.16% +17.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £47.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -  
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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 -4 6 £315 -18.70% 3
Web Services
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (43.33%) MVC
6 12 (40.00%) Java
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle
7 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
8 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (30.00%) jQuery
9 8 (26.67%) HTML5
9 8 (26.67%) CSS3
9 8 (26.67%) Front End Development
9 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (26.67%) Retail
9 8 (26.67%) CMS
9 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 8 (26.67%) CSS
9 8 (26.67%) HTML
10 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
10 7 (23.33%) SQL
10 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
10 7 (23.33%) Change Management
10 7 (23.33%) ITSM

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 8 (26.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Boomi
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Protractor
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) .NET Developer
2 13 (43.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (13.33%) iOS Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Objective-C Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.33%) SaaS Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) jQuery
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) CSS3
3 8 (26.67%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) HTML5
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle ADF
5 5 (16.67%) .NET Core
5 5 (16.67%) React
5 5 (16.67%) WCF
6 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (13.33%) LINQ
6 4 (13.33%) Xamarin.iOS
7 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (10.00%) Java EE
7 3 (10.00%) JPA
7 3 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) iPad
2 4 (13.33%) iPhone
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 13 (43.33%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (26.67%) Front End Development
5 7 (23.33%) Change Management
5 7 (23.33%) ITSM
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
6 4 (13.33%) Mobile Development
7 3 (10.00%) Asynchronous Programming
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) Logistics
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Android Development
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.33%) DevOps
9 1 (3.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (23.33%) Python
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (13.33%) Apple Swift
5 4 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 3 (10.00%) C
7 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Xamarin
3 2 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter