The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
South East / Middlesex
Rank 10 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 8.00% 2.53% 6.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.32% 13.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
Median daily rate £283 £456 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.08% +30.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £365 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £534 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.76% +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 Middlesex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 38 30 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 30.40% 18.99% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 28
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £410
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 - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Middlesex

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Middlesex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Middlesex

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Middlesex

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

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

1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) CSS
4 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
5 14 (51.85%) MVC
6 13 (48.15%) MySQL
7 12 (44.44%) Oracle
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 11 (40.74%) Mule
8 11 (40.74%) Spring
8 11 (40.74%) Java EE
8 11 (40.74%) Mule ESB
9 9 (33.33%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) Legal
10 6 (22.22%) Ruby
10 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (18.52%) HTML5
11 5 (18.52%) GitHub
11 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
11 5 (18.52%) Maven
11 5 (18.52%) .NET
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) XML
12 4 (14.81%) Linux
12 4 (14.81%) Python
12 4 (14.81%) C#
12 4 (14.81%) Ant

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 11 (40.74%) Mule
1 11 (40.74%) Mule ESB
2 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) GitHub
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) MySQL
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) InfluxDB
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
1 5 (18.52%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) Gradle
3 2 (7.41%) Bower
3 2 (7.41%) Grunt
3 2 (7.41%) gulp
3 2 (7.41%) webpack
4 1 (3.70%) AppScan
4 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (11.11%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow Developer
4 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) HTML
2 17 (62.96%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) Java EE
3 11 (40.74%) Spring
4 5 (18.52%) .NET
4 5 (18.52%) HTML5
4 5 (18.52%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) JSON
5 4 (14.81%) Sensu
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.41%) CSS3
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE
6 2 (7.41%) jQuery
6 2 (7.41%) React
6 2 (7.41%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.41%) WinForms
7 1 (3.70%) JSP
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.41%) CMDB
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) OOP
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) API Design
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) Kanban
5 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.41%) UniBasic
7 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (3.70%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) CEH
4 1 (3.70%) CISA
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.70%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
1 4 (14.81%) Fluentd
1 4 (14.81%) Graphite
1 4 (14.81%) logstash
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
1 4 (14.81%) Salt
1 4 (14.81%) StatsD
1 4 (14.81%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.70%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Rackspace
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Redback
4 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) CA
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Sun