Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 6 months to 13 December 2018 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
England > North East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 41 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 -32
Contract jobs citing Web Services 61 59 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.65% 4.85% 4.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.95% 16.43% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 78
North East median daily rate £438 £335 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.60% -6.94% +15.20%
10th Percentile £350 £225 £279
90th Percentile £558 £550 £500
England median daily rate £488 £468 £435
% change year-on-year +4.28% +7.47% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 408 359 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.12% 29.50% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 238 515
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £282
90th Percentile £550 £541 £509
England median daily rate £476 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 19
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +56.25% +37.93%
10th Percentile £32.75 £11.38 £16.50
90th Percentile £48.05 £47.67 £37.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.01% +5.60%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the North East

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in the North East

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the North East over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in the North East

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in the North East

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the North East region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 41 £438 +32.58% 21
Durham +3 17 £475 +15.15% 4
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) TDD
3 26 (42.62%) JavaScript
4 22 (36.07%) AngularJS
5 21 (34.43%) HTML
5 21 (34.43%) CSS
6 20 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
7 19 (31.15%) HTML5
8 18 (29.51%) XML
8 18 (29.51%) .NET
9 17 (27.87%) SQL
9 17 (27.87%) Java
10 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
10 16 (26.23%) MVC
10 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
10 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (24.59%) JIRA
11 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
11 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
12 14 (22.95%) SOAP
12 14 (22.95%) Scrum
12 14 (22.95%) Multithreading
12 14 (22.95%) React
13 13 (21.31%) Microservices
13 13 (21.31%) Task Automation
13 13 (21.31%) BDD
14 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (19.67%) Test Scripting

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (6.56%) Confluence
2 3 (4.92%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Liferay
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.56%) SaaS
4 4 (6.56%) Serverless
5 3 (4.92%) Azure Functions
5 3 (4.92%) GitHub
5 3 (4.92%) Office 365
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.28%) Heroku
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.64%) Boomi
7 1 (1.64%) Force.com
7 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.64%) IaaS
7 1 (1.64%) PaaS
7 1 (1.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Network Security
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
2 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) FTP
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
3 1 (1.64%) Skype
3 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) Big Data
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) DB2
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQLite
5 1 (1.64%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
2 15 (24.59%) JIRA
3 12 (19.67%) Protractor
4 10 (16.39%) GitLab
5 7 (11.48%) Maven
6 6 (9.84%) Bower
6 6 (9.84%) Grunt
6 6 (9.84%) JUnit
6 6 (9.84%) Selenium
7 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.56%) Subversion
9 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
9 3 (4.92%) Gradle
9 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.28%) MSTest
10 2 (3.28%) Ranorex
10 2 (3.28%) Robot Framework
10 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (13.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (9.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Architect
7 4 (6.56%) JIRA Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) AngularJS
2 21 (34.43%) CSS
2 21 (34.43%) HTML
3 19 (31.15%) HTML5
4 18 (29.51%) .NET
4 18 (29.51%) XML
5 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
6 14 (22.95%) React
6 14 (22.95%) SOAP
7 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (18.03%) jQuery
8 11 (18.03%) REST
9 10 (16.39%) CSS3
9 10 (16.39%) Spring
10 9 (14.75%) Node.js
11 8 (13.11%) JSON
12 6 (9.84%) Sass
12 6 (9.84%) XSLT
13 5 (8.20%) RESTful
13 5 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) User Experience
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.64%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.64%) Life Science
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Unix
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) TDD
3 20 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (26.23%) MVC
4 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
5 14 (22.95%) Multithreading
5 14 (22.95%) Scrum
6 13 (21.31%) BDD
6 13 (21.31%) Microservices
6 13 (21.31%) Task Automation
7 12 (19.67%) Non-Blocking Code
7 12 (19.67%) Test Scripting
8 11 (18.03%) DevOps
8 11 (18.03%) Mobile Development
9 9 (14.75%) Front End Development
10 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (11.48%) User Stories
12 6 (9.84%) Kanban
12 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
12 6 (9.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) JavaScript
2 17 (27.87%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) SQL
3 8 (13.11%) Python
4 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.48%) C#
5 5 (8.20%) Java 8
5 5 (8.20%) Ruby
6 4 (6.56%) XPath
7 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.92%) XQuery
8 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) Korn
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.64%) APMG
4 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) WCAG
2 4 (6.56%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.64%) HDFS
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Ansible
1 8 (13.11%) Terraform
2 7 (11.48%) Kubernetes
2 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (11.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.28%) BT
4 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.64%) Dell
5 1 (1.64%) Foundry
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Siebel
5 1 (1.64%) Solace
5 1 (1.64%) VMware