The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 46 44 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 23 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.12% 3.46% 5.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 13.40% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -22.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £500
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 138 194 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.72% 25.80% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 116 106
Median daily rate £365 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
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 - £15.00 -
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Milton Keynes

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Milton Keynes

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Milton Keynes

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 29 (70.73%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) Spring
3 20 (48.78%) XML
4 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
5 17 (41.46%) RESTful
5 17 (41.46%) Maven
6 15 (36.59%) TDD
6 15 (36.59%) OO
6 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (34.15%) Gradle
7 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
8 13 (31.71%) XSLT
8 13 (31.71%) Oracle
9 12 (29.27%) Scrum
10 11 (26.83%) Java EE
10 11 (26.83%) SQL
10 11 (26.83%) HTML
10 11 (26.83%) CSS
10 11 (26.83%) SOA
10 11 (26.83%) Groovy
11 10 (24.39%) IBM
11 10 (24.39%) SOAP
11 10 (24.39%) Grails
11 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
12 9 (21.95%) Linux
12 9 (21.95%) UML
12 9 (21.95%) Eclipse
12 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
12 9 (21.95%) REST

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.88%) Google Checkout
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) AMQP
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
1 2 (4.88%) SMS
1 2 (4.88%) SSL
1 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.20%) Big Data
3 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
3 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) Hazelcast
6 2 (4.88%) Endeca
6 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
2 17 (41.46%) Maven
3 14 (34.15%) Gradle
3 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
4 9 (21.95%) Eclipse
5 8 (19.51%) JIRA
6 7 (17.07%) Ant
7 6 (14.63%) Hudson
8 4 (9.76%) JUnit
9 3 (7.32%) git-flow
9 3 (7.32%) Mockito
10 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
10 2 (4.88%) Calabash
10 2 (4.88%) SonarQube
10 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (4.88%) Spock
10 2 (4.88%) Subversion
11 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
11 1 (2.44%) JProfiler
11 1 (2.44%) Moq
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Automotive
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) iOS Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) Spring
1 20 (48.78%) XML
2 17 (41.46%) RESTful
3 13 (31.71%) XSLT
4 11 (26.83%) CSS
4 11 (26.83%) HTML
4 11 (26.83%) Java EE
5 10 (24.39%) Grails
5 10 (24.39%) SOAP
6 9 (21.95%) REST
7 8 (19.51%) Apache Camel
8 7 (17.07%) EJB
8 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
8 7 (17.07%) JMS
8 7 (17.07%) JSON
8 7 (17.07%) Spring Integration
9 6 (14.63%) .NET
9 6 (14.63%) JSP
10 5 (12.20%) J2EE
11 4 (9.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Clustering
1 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Android
3 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (36.59%) OO
2 15 (36.59%) TDD
3 12 (29.27%) Scrum
4 11 (26.83%) SOA
5 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
6 9 (21.95%) UML
6 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Low Latency
7 6 (14.63%) Microservices
7 6 (14.63%) MVC
8 5 (12.20%) High Availability
8 5 (12.20%) MapReduce
8 5 (12.20%) Mobile Development
9 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.76%) iOS Development
9 4 (9.76%) Open Source
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) Groovy
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) Python
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) C#
6 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.76%) Apple Swift
7 4 (9.76%) Objective-C
7 4 (9.76%) Perl
8 3 (7.32%) Scala
9 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.88%) C
9 2 (4.88%) C++
9 2 (4.88%) Jython
9 2 (4.88%) Korn
9 2 (4.88%) Ruby
9 2 (4.88%) VB
10 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) IBM
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.32%) Apple
4 3 (7.32%) hybris
5 2 (4.88%) Coremetrics
5 2 (4.88%) Google
5 2 (4.88%) PayPal
6 1 (2.44%) Pega
6 1 (2.44%) Perforce
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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