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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
England / London
Rank 41 32 38
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 951 1191 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.88% 5.38% 4.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.01% 16.91% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 886 686
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +7.43% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.57 £37.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +15.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £43.57 £23.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.88 £43.57 £51.53
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 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 6787 7044 6350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.86% 31.83% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5054 5271 4592
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 26
Median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £58.50
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 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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 25 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
City of London +6 165 £475 -5.00% 70
Croydon -1 11 £450 +20.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £355 -
Docklands, London -1 4 £600 +26.31%
Canary Wharf -4 4 £600 +64.38%
Westminster +8 3 £475 +11.76%
Hayes +2 3 £470 -10.47%
Bromley +5 2 £400 -15.78%
West End of London +1 2 - - 4
Feltham - 2 £425 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Uxbridge +6 1 £475 +26.66%
Hackney -5 1 £325 -3.70%
Paddington - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Thornton Heath - 1 £525 -
Twickenham - 1 £350 - 2
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 1049 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 835 (40.46%) Java
3 744 (36.05%) JavaScript
4 605 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
5 574 (27.81%) TDD
6 570 (27.62%) HTML
7 543 (26.31%) REST
8 477 (23.11%) CSS
9 471 (22.82%) SOAP
10 453 (21.95%) XML
11 441 (21.37%) SQL
12 430 (20.83%) Linux
13 424 (20.54%) Finance
14 399 (19.33%) RESTful
15 393 (19.04%) Scrum
16 373 (18.07%) Git (software)
17 365 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
18 347 (16.81%) C#
18 347 (16.81%) Jenkins
19 345 (16.72%) Spring
20 343 (16.62%) DevOps
21 335 (16.23%) JSON
22 328 (15.89%) BDD
23 317 (15.36%) .NET
24 310 (15.02%) AngularJS
25 300 (14.53%) Oracle
26 272 (13.18%) MVC
27 269 (13.03%) OO
28 255 (12.35%) SQL Server
29 236 (11.43%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related 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
1 129 (6.25%) Apache
2 114 (5.52%) WebSphere
3 104 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 95 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 87 (4.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 82 (3.97%) IIS
7 79 (3.83%) JBoss
8 71 (3.44%) CMS
8 71 (3.44%) WebLogic
9 56 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
10 55 (2.66%) Confluence
11 54 (2.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 46 (2.23%) Apache Solr
13 44 (2.13%) Apache Spark
13 44 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (1.21%) nginx
15 23 (1.11%) Anypoint
16 22 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
17 20 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
18 18 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 19 (0.92%) MS Office
4 9 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.29%) MS Project
6 5 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.15%) SPSS
8 2 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.048%) Mingle
9 1 (0.048%) Stata
Business Applications
1 74 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.34%) Magento
7 6 (0.29%) SAP MDM
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.15%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.097%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.097%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.097%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.048%) Global One
11 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.048%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 605 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
4 66 (3.20%) PaaS
5 56 (2.71%) Amazon S3
5 56 (2.71%) GitHub
6 53 (2.57%) SaaS
7 52 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 51 (2.47%) IaaS
9 30 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
10 28 (1.36%) Office 365
11 26 (1.26%) Route 53
12 24 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 22 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
14 21 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
16 15 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 15 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (0.63%) Force.com
18 12 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 162 (7.85%) HTTP
2 70 (3.39%) Internet
3 62 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 45 (2.18%) SSL
5 44 (2.13%) Firewall
6 35 (1.70%) VPN
7 31 (1.50%) WAN
8 28 (1.36%) DNS
9 23 (1.11%) LDAP
10 20 (0.97%) LAN
11 19 (0.92%) Network Security
12 17 (0.82%) SMTP
13 16 (0.78%) FTP
14 15 (0.73%) Extranet
15 13 (0.63%) HTTPS
15 13 (0.63%) SAN
16 12 (0.58%) Intranet
16 12 (0.58%) SNMP
17 11 (0.53%) IPsec
17 11 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 158 (7.66%) MySQL
3 141 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 128 (6.20%) MongoDB
5 113 (5.47%) NoSQL
6 104 (5.04%) Big Data
7 74 (3.59%) Hadoop
8 70 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
10 48 (2.33%) Oracle Database
11 44 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (1.94%) RDBMS
13 37 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 31 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (1.50%) Apache Hive
15 28 (1.36%) Redis
16 26 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 22 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
18 20 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
18 20 (0.97%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 373 (18.07%) Git (software)
2 347 (16.81%) Jenkins
3 203 (9.84%) JIRA
4 196 (9.50%) Maven
5 161 (7.80%) JUnit
6 131 (6.35%) Subversion
7 128 (6.20%) Mockito
8 119 (5.77%) Selenium
9 90 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 83 (4.02%) WebDriver
11 75 (3.63%) TeamCity
12 72 (3.49%) Cucumber
13 67 (3.25%) Gradle
14 57 (2.76%) Ant
15 56 (2.71%) Spock
16 52 (2.52%) SoapUI
17 49 (2.37%) NUnit
18 44 (2.13%) Eclipse
19 38 (1.84%) Visual Studio
20 34 (1.65%) Moq
General
1 424 (20.54%) Finance
2 218 (10.56%) Banking
3 104 (5.04%) Retail
4 58 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 50 (2.42%) Marketing
6 36 (1.74%) Legal
7 33 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 30 (1.45%) Games
9 25 (1.21%) Back Office
10 21 (1.02%) Front Office
11 19 (0.92%) Advertising
12 15 (0.73%) Publishing
13 13 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.53%) Electronics
15 10 (0.48%) Billing
16 8 (0.39%) Law
17 6 (0.29%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.24%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1161 (56.25%) Developer
2 345 (16.72%) Java Developer
3 230 (11.14%) Architect
4 168 (8.14%) Senior Developer
5 129 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 120 (5.81%) Consultant
7 118 (5.72%) .NET Developer
8 103 (4.99%) AWS Engineer
9 100 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 93 (4.51%) Analyst
11 84 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
12 81 (3.92%) C# Developer
13 78 (3.78%) AWS DevOps
14 61 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
15 60 (2.91%) Scala Developer
16 59 (2.86%) ServiceNow Developer
17 58 (2.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 58 (2.81%) Full Stack Developer
18 57 (2.76%) Agile Developer
19 56 (2.71%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 570 (27.62%) HTML
2 543 (26.31%) REST
3 477 (23.11%) CSS
4 471 (22.82%) SOAP
5 453 (21.95%) XML
6 399 (19.33%) RESTful
7 345 (16.72%) Spring
8 335 (16.23%) JSON
9 317 (15.36%) .NET
10 310 (15.02%) AngularJS
11 233 (11.29%) HTML5
12 227 (11.00%) jQuery
13 213 (10.32%) J2EE
14 205 (9.93%) Node.js
15 180 (8.72%) Hibernate
16 144 (6.98%) ASP.NET
17 137 (6.64%) CSS3
18 134 (6.49%) Ajax
19 121 (5.86%) JMS
20 109 (5.28%) React
Miscellaneous
1 128 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (4.75%) User Experience
3 69 (3.34%) Computer Science
4 66 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 58 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 34 (1.65%) iPad
7 31 (1.50%) Data Structures
7 31 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 31 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 29 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 25 (1.21%) N-Tier
10 21 (1.02%) CMDB
10 21 (1.02%) Credit Risk
10 21 (1.02%) Fintech
11 20 (0.97%) Social Media
12 19 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 19 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 18 (0.87%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.87%) Derivative
13 18 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 430 (20.83%) Linux
2 196 (9.50%) Windows
3 185 (8.96%) Unix
4 47 (2.28%) Apple iOS
5 38 (1.84%) Windows Server
6 36 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (1.70%) Android
8 33 (1.60%) CentOS
9 18 (0.87%) Solaris
10 14 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.53%) HPUX
11 11 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.48%) CoreOS
12 10 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.39%) SUSE
15 7 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1049 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (27.81%) TDD
3 393 (19.04%) Scrum
4 365 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
5 343 (16.62%) DevOps
6 328 (15.89%) BDD
7 272 (13.18%) MVC
8 269 (13.03%) OO
9 228 (11.05%) SOA
10 203 (9.84%) E-Commerce
11 194 (9.40%) Software Engineering
12 190 (9.21%) Open Source
13 151 (7.32%) Web Development
14 148 (7.17%) Unit Testing
15 133 (6.44%) Configuration Management
16 132 (6.40%) Microservices
17 122 (5.91%) SDLC
18 112 (5.43%) Front End Development
19 105 (5.09%) CRM
19 105 (5.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 835 (40.46%) Java
2 744 (36.05%) JavaScript
3 441 (21.37%) SQL
4 347 (16.81%) C#
5 232 (11.24%) Python
6 139 (6.73%) Scala
7 133 (6.44%) Ruby
8 91 (4.41%) PHP
9 74 (3.59%) PowerShell
10 73 (3.54%) Shell Script
11 70 (3.39%) Bash Shell
12 65 (3.15%) Perl
13 52 (2.52%) C
14 48 (2.33%) C++
15 45 (2.18%) Korn
16 39 (1.89%) T-SQL
17 37 (1.79%) Groovy
18 36 (1.74%) Apex Code
18 36 (1.74%) PL/SQL
19 33 (1.60%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 127 (6.15%) Degree
2 115 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 74 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.58%) AWS Certification
5 12 (0.58%) CISSP
5 12 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.53%) Sun Certification
7 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.39%) ISEB
9 8 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.34%) CCNA
11 6 (0.29%) CCNP
11 6 (0.29%) CFA
11 6 (0.29%) PMP
12 5 (0.24%) CISA
12 5 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.31%) QA
2 27 (1.31%) SDET
3 19 (0.92%) FATCA
4 16 (0.78%) SLA
5 9 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.29%) HL7
7 6 (0.29%) PMO
8 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.24%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.19%) FedRAMP
10 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.097%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.097%) MiFID
11 2 (0.097%) WCAG
12 1 (0.048%) GxP
12 1 (0.048%) IFRS
12 1 (0.048%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 175 (8.48%) Docker
2 39 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.53%) Shibboleth
5 7 (0.34%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.29%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.24%) HDFS
7 5 (0.24%) XenApp
8 4 (0.19%) Firmware
9 3 (0.15%) NFS
9 3 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.15%) Xen
10 2 (0.097%) iptables
10 2 (0.097%) SRDF
10 2 (0.097%) vCloud
11 1 (0.048%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 157 (7.61%) Puppet
2 136 (6.59%) Ansible
3 127 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (3.34%) Kubernetes
5 45 (2.18%) Terraform
6 26 (1.26%) Kibana
6 26 (1.26%) logstash
6 26 (1.26%) MOM
7 25 (1.21%) Nagios
8 22 (1.07%) Salt
9 18 (0.87%) Mesos
10 16 (0.78%) Grafana
10 16 (0.78%) Graphite
11 14 (0.68%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.48%) Packer
13 8 (0.39%) Consul
13 8 (0.39%) Oozie
13 8 (0.39%) OpenSSO
14 7 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.34%) Piwik
Vendors
1 300 (14.53%) Oracle
2 236 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 86 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 84 (4.07%) IBM
5 78 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
6 68 (3.29%) Adobe
7 65 (3.15%) SAP
8 53 (2.57%) VMware
9 48 (2.33%) ATG
10 47 (2.28%) MuleSoft
11 46 (2.23%) Red Hat
12 44 (2.13%) hybris
13 43 (2.08%) Google
13 43 (2.08%) Solace
14 30 (1.45%) Rackspace
15 29 (1.41%) Splunk
16 27 (1.31%) Cisco
17 24 (1.16%) HP
17 24 (1.16%) New Relic
18 20 (0.97%) Atlassian
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Flexi Working (Some WFH)
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£60,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £285 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £475 per day 2 months initial
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 6 months contract + likely extensions
Posted: 2 days ago