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 27 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.62% 2.04% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 13.04% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £225 £388 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.93% -20.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 70 23 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 43.48% 15.65% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 18 21
Median daily rate £338 £450 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +30.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 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

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

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware

Web Services
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
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