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 22 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 7 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.11% 12.14% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 42.86% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 0
Median daily rate £325 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year -2.14% +7.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year +10.34% -4.10%  

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 25 49 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 27.78% 28.32% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 16
Median daily rate £401 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +31.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
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 - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) GitHub
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) Gradle
3 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) Puppet
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (33.33%) StatsD
3 4 (33.33%) Ansible
3 4 (33.33%) Sensu
3 4 (33.33%) logstash
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Salt
3 4 (33.33%) Graphite
3 4 (33.33%) InfluxDB
3 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Fluentd
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Team

Web Services
Co-occurring 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 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) GitHub
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) InfluxDB
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 4 (33.33%) Ant
2 4 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) AppScan
3 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) Sensu
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) WinForms
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
1 4 (33.33%) OOP
1 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) UniBasic
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) CEH
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (8.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
1 4 (33.33%) Fluentd
1 4 (33.33%) Graphite
1 4 (33.33%) logstash
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (33.33%) Prometheus
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) Salt
1 4 (33.33%) StatsD
1 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (8.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Redback
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow