The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 17 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.96% 1.19% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 5.56% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £370 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.41% +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 Luton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31 36 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 30.39% 21.43% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 32
Median daily rate £310 £538 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.32% -12.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
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 Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Luton

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

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

1 8 (50.00%) JSON
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) CMS
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (25.00%) Drupal
5 4 (25.00%) RESTful
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
6 3 (18.75%) Redux
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) R
6 3 (18.75%) Sass
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
6 3 (18.75%) Apache
6 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
6 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) Statistics
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) SOA
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) HTTP
8 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 4 (25.00%) CMS
1 4 (25.00%) Drupal
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) TIBCO Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) NetBackup Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Redux
3 3 (18.75%) Sass
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) JAX-RS
5 1 (6.25%) JAX-WS
5 1 (6.25%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
3 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Statistics
3 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) R
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) BEA
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec
2 1 (6.25%) VMware