The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 38 36
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 966 1108 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.65% 5.18% 4.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.00% 15.97% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 848 788
Median daily rate £500 £475 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 - £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7432 6937 7308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.80% 32.45% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5323 5305
Median daily rate £476 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in London

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in London

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in London

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Services in London

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London -6 158 £513 +5.12% 46
Kingston Upon Thames +6 22 £370 -26.00% 2
Croydon -14 16 £375 -11.76% 1
Canary Wharf +5 8 £525 +11.11%
Hammersmith -1 7 £555 +30.58%
New Malden - 5 - - 1
Bromley -2 2 - - 2
Westminster +1 1 £500 +5.26% 2
Docklands, London -1 1 £471 +36.37%
Southwark - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £450 -
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - - 1
Morden - 1 - -
Northwood - 1 £650 -
Thornton Heath - 1 £550 -
Twickenham - 1 £290 - 1
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 894 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
2 839 (44.04%) Java
3 631 (33.12%) JavaScript
4 546 (28.66%) Amazon AWS
5 507 (26.61%) TDD
6 504 (26.46%) HTML
7 496 (26.04%) REST
8 427 (22.41%) CSS
9 425 (22.31%) SQL
10 421 (22.10%) RESTful
11 415 (21.78%) SOAP
12 389 (20.42%) XML
13 366 (19.21%) Scrum
14 359 (18.85%) Finance
15 356 (18.69%) AngularJS
16 348 (18.27%) Linux
17 335 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
18 330 (17.32%) Git (software)
19 328 (17.22%) C#
20 327 (17.17%) .NET
21 296 (15.54%) Spring
22 294 (15.43%) BDD
23 291 (15.28%) Test Automation
24 283 (14.86%) Jenkins
24 283 (14.86%) DevOps
25 276 (14.49%) JSON
26 245 (12.86%) MVC
27 244 (12.81%) HTML5
28 240 (12.60%) Oracle
29 239 (12.55%) SOA

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 122 (6.40%) WebSphere
2 110 (5.77%) Apache
2 110 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 105 (5.51%) JBoss
4 76 (3.99%) SharePoint
5 69 (3.62%) IIS
6 65 (3.41%) Confluence
7 54 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
8 50 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 43 (2.26%) WebLogic
10 42 (2.20%) CMS
11 41 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
13 31 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 31 (1.63%) Apache Spark
14 17 (0.89%) nginx
15 16 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
17 14 (0.73%) ATG Dynamo
17 14 (0.73%) GlassFish
Applications
1 34 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.10%) InDesign
9 2 (0.10%) SmartSuite
9 2 (0.10%) SPSS
10 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.052%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 54 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
4 13 (0.68%) Magento
5 8 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.10%) Global One
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.10%) RMDS
8 2 (0.10%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.10%) Siebel CRM
8 2 (0.10%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.052%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 546 (28.66%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (3.57%) PaaS
4 47 (2.47%) SaaS
5 44 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
5 44 (2.31%) IaaS
6 38 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 37 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (1.78%) GitHub
9 32 (1.68%) Amazon S3
10 30 (1.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 24 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
12 20 (1.05%) Office 365
12 20 (1.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 15 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
16 11 (0.58%) Force.com
17 10 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 150 (7.87%) HTTP
2 72 (3.78%) Internet
3 54 (2.83%) SSL
4 50 (2.62%) TCP/IP
5 42 (2.20%) DNS
6 39 (2.05%) LDAP
7 34 (1.78%) Firewall
8 28 (1.47%) VPN
9 24 (1.26%) SMTP
10 20 (1.05%) Network Security
11 19 (1.00%) FTP
12 18 (0.94%) WAN
13 15 (0.79%) Extranet
14 13 (0.68%) Intranet
15 12 (0.63%) HTTPS
16 11 (0.58%) Ethernet
16 11 (0.58%) SAN
16 11 (0.58%) SSH
17 10 (0.52%) LAN
18 9 (0.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 154 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 115 (6.04%) NoSQL
4 100 (5.25%) MongoDB
4 100 (5.25%) MySQL
5 78 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (3.99%) Big Data
7 67 (3.52%) Hadoop
8 57 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 54 (2.83%) RDBMS
10 41 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (1.89%) Oracle Database
12 34 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (1.47%) Apache Hive
15 24 (1.26%) DB2
16 23 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
16 23 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 19 (1.00%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 330 (17.32%) Git (software)
2 283 (14.86%) Jenkins
3 204 (10.71%) JIRA
4 186 (9.76%) Maven
5 130 (6.82%) Selenium
6 125 (6.56%) Subversion
7 113 (5.93%) JUnit
8 84 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 83 (4.36%) Cucumber
10 81 (4.25%) WebDriver
11 75 (3.94%) Mockito
11 75 (3.94%) TeamCity
12 70 (3.67%) Gradle
13 67 (3.52%) Ant
14 54 (2.83%) NUnit
15 48 (2.52%) gulp
16 47 (2.47%) Visual Studio
17 43 (2.26%) Grunt
18 37 (1.94%) Eclipse
18 37 (1.94%) Jasmine
General
1 359 (18.85%) Finance
2 198 (10.39%) Banking
3 95 (4.99%) Retail
4 44 (2.31%) Games
5 42 (2.20%) Front Office
5 42 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 37 (1.94%) Marketing
7 33 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 31 (1.63%) Legal
9 20 (1.05%) Advertising
9 20 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.84%) Publishing
11 11 (0.58%) Law
12 10 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.42%) Back Office
13 8 (0.42%) Digital Economy
14 7 (0.37%) Billing
14 7 (0.37%) Electronics
14 7 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1119 (58.74%) Developer
2 332 (17.43%) Java Developer
3 198 (10.39%) Architect
4 127 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 117 (6.14%) .NET Developer
6 104 (5.46%) Consultant
7 102 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 98 (5.14%) C# Developer
9 93 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 82 (4.30%) Analyst
11 73 (3.83%) AWS Engineer
12 72 (3.78%) Angular Developer
13 64 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
14 61 (3.20%) AWS DevOps
14 61 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 57 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
16 49 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
17 46 (2.41%) UI Developer
18 44 (2.31%) Cloud Architect
18 44 (2.31%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (26.46%) HTML
2 496 (26.04%) REST
3 427 (22.41%) CSS
4 421 (22.10%) RESTful
5 415 (21.78%) SOAP
6 389 (20.42%) XML
7 356 (18.69%) AngularJS
8 327 (17.17%) .NET
9 296 (15.54%) Spring
10 276 (14.49%) JSON
11 244 (12.81%) HTML5
12 202 (10.60%) Node.js
13 192 (10.08%) jQuery
14 186 (9.76%) J2EE
15 140 (7.35%) React
16 138 (7.24%) Hibernate
17 128 (6.72%) CSS3
18 125 (6.56%) ASP.NET
19 97 (5.09%) Ajax
20 83 (4.36%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 157 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (5.25%) User Experience
3 79 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
4 77 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 65 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 54 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (2.36%) iPad
8 28 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 27 (1.42%) Private Cloud
9 27 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 26 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 26 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 23 (1.21%) Fintech
12 21 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.10%) PKI
12 21 (1.10%) Social Media
13 20 (1.05%) Public Cloud
14 19 (1.00%) Market Risk
14 19 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 348 (18.27%) Linux
2 190 (9.97%) Windows
3 149 (7.82%) Unix
4 60 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 41 (2.15%) CentOS
6 39 (2.05%) Android
7 38 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (1.73%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.73%) Solaris
10 10 (0.52%) HPUX
11 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.42%) CoreOS
12 8 (0.42%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.37%) SUSE
13 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.31%) VMS
14 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.26%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 894 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (26.61%) TDD
3 366 (19.21%) Scrum
4 335 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
5 294 (15.43%) BDD
6 291 (15.28%) Test Automation
7 283 (14.86%) DevOps
8 245 (12.86%) MVC
9 239 (12.55%) SOA
10 220 (11.55%) OO
11 190 (9.97%) E-Commerce
12 185 (9.71%) Open Source
13 166 (8.71%) Web Development
14 147 (7.72%) Microservices
14 147 (7.72%) Software Engineering
15 138 (7.24%) Unit Testing
16 137 (7.19%) SDLC
17 129 (6.77%) Front End Development
18 117 (6.14%) Configuration Management
19 110 (5.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 839 (44.04%) Java
2 631 (33.12%) JavaScript
3 425 (22.31%) SQL
4 328 (17.22%) C#
5 226 (11.86%) Python
6 121 (6.35%) Ruby
7 117 (6.14%) Scala
8 94 (4.93%) PowerShell
9 69 (3.62%) Bash Shell
10 63 (3.31%) Shell Script
11 57 (2.99%) T-SQL
12 52 (2.73%) Groovy
13 49 (2.57%) PHP
14 46 (2.41%) C++
15 44 (2.31%) Apex Code
16 37 (1.94%) Perl
17 33 (1.73%) C
17 33 (1.73%) ES6
17 33 (1.73%) SOQL
17 33 (1.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 113 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 103 (5.41%) Degree
3 74 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.84%) AWS Certification
6 14 (0.73%) CISSP
7 13 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.63%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.42%) CISA
10 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.37%) RHCE
11 7 (0.37%) RHCSA
11 7 (0.37%) Siebel Certification
12 6 (0.31%) CFA
12 6 (0.31%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.26%) JNCIA
13 5 (0.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.83%) QA
2 8 (0.42%) SLA
3 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.31%) FATCA
4 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.31%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.21%) FedRAMP
6 4 (0.21%) PMO
7 3 (0.16%) MiFID
8 2 (0.10%) COBIT
8 2 (0.10%) HL7
9 1 (0.052%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.052%) DICOM
9 1 (0.052%) EMIR
9 1 (0.052%) GCP
9 1 (0.052%) GxP
9 1 (0.052%) IFRS
System Software
1 159 (8.35%) Docker
2 45 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.47%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.42%) HDFS
7 8 (0.42%) Shibboleth
8 6 (0.31%) vSphere
9 5 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.16%) Firmware
10 3 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.10%) GridGain
11 2 (0.10%) UAG
11 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.052%) iptables
12 1 (0.052%) vCloud
12 1 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.052%) Xen
Systems Management
1 126 (6.61%) Ansible
2 119 (6.25%) Puppet
3 108 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 39 (2.05%) Terraform
6 29 (1.52%) Kibana
7 24 (1.26%) logstash
8 23 (1.21%) Graphite
9 22 (1.15%) Nagios
10 20 (1.05%) Grafana
11 17 (0.89%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.52%) Piwik
13 9 (0.47%) Consul
13 9 (0.47%) Packer
13 9 (0.47%) Salt
14 8 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
15 7 (0.37%) Control-M
16 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
17 5 (0.26%) HAProxy
17 5 (0.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 240 (12.60%) Oracle
2 198 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 92 (4.83%) IBM
4 86 (4.51%) ServiceNow
5 78 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
6 50 (2.62%) ATG
7 46 (2.41%) Adobe
8 44 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 44 (2.31%) SAP
8 44 (2.31%) VMware
9 33 (1.73%) Google
10 32 (1.68%) hybris
11 31 (1.63%) New Relic
12 22 (1.15%) Solace
13 18 (0.94%) Siebel
14 16 (0.84%) Cisco
14 16 (0.84%) MuleSoft
15 15 (0.79%) PagerDuty
15 15 (0.79%) Rackspace
16 14 (0.73%) HP
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
KPRS
Rate: £400 per day £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £475 to £515 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Several Roles
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + Long term contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6 Months +
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago