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 3 months to 28 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.

Web Services
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 28 31
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 39 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.39% 5.73% 4.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.64% 19.76% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 20
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £378
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 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.32% +60.00%  

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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 286 253 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 39.50% 28.98% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 171 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -22 31 £425 +13.03% 7
Durham +2 5 £425 - 3
Northumberland - 3 £550 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 47 (56.63%) Java
2 40 (48.19%) Selenium
3 33 (39.76%) QA
3 33 (39.76%) XML
4 31 (37.35%) Test Automation
5 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (32.53%) Scala
7 26 (31.33%) Scrum
8 25 (30.12%) SQL
9 24 (28.92%) RESTful
10 23 (27.71%) Kanban
10 23 (27.71%) CSS
11 22 (26.51%) Automated Testing
11 22 (26.51%) Ruby
11 22 (26.51%) Open Source
12 21 (25.30%) BDD
12 21 (25.30%) Jenkins
12 21 (25.30%) .NET
13 20 (24.10%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (24.10%) Unit Testing
13 20 (24.10%) JSON
14 19 (22.89%) JIRA
14 19 (22.89%) Confluence
14 19 (22.89%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (22.89%) Linux
14 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
14 19 (22.89%) TDD
15 18 (21.69%) SoapUI
15 18 (21.69%) User Stories
15 18 (21.69%) Gherkin

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 19 (22.89%) Confluence
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
3 3 (3.61%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) CTI
2 3 (3.61%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) RTSP
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) MySQL
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (10.84%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.84%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.84%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.61%) Big Data
4 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.61%) HBase
4 3 (3.61%) Mahout
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 40 (48.19%) Selenium
2 21 (25.30%) Jenkins
3 19 (22.89%) JIRA
4 18 (21.69%) SoapUI
5 13 (15.66%) HP UFT
5 13 (15.66%) Sahi
5 13 (15.66%) WATIR
6 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
7 6 (7.23%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.82%) Log4j
9 2 (2.41%) MSI
9 2 (2.41%) NMock
9 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.41%) WiX
10 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.20%) MSTest
10 1 (1.20%) Subversion
10 1 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 11 (13.25%) Publishing
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Games
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) Tester
3 13 (15.66%) Automation Tester
4 11 (13.25%) Java Automation Tester
5 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (10.84%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (10.84%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.64%) QA Tester
7 7 (8.43%) Web Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Administrator
8 6 (7.23%) QA Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Siebel Administrator
9 5 (6.02%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Mobile Web Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Lead Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.82%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.76%) XML
2 24 (28.92%) RESTful
3 23 (27.71%) CSS
4 21 (25.30%) .NET
5 20 (24.10%) JSON
6 18 (21.69%) Gherkin
7 17 (20.48%) REST
8 15 (18.07%) SOAP
9 13 (15.66%) HTML
10 10 (12.05%) HTML5
10 10 (12.05%) Node.js
10 10 (12.05%) React
10 10 (12.05%) Spring
11 9 (10.84%) Ajax
11 9 (10.84%) CSS3
11 9 (10.84%) Django
12 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
13 4 (4.82%) JAX-RPC
13 4 (4.82%) XSL
13 4 (4.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.64%) Linked Data
3 6 (7.23%) Handset
4 4 (4.82%) User Experience
5 3 (3.61%) NHS
6 2 (2.41%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Linux
2 14 (16.87%) Unix
3 10 (12.05%) Android
4 9 (10.84%) Apple iOS
5 7 (8.43%) Windows
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Test Automation
2 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.33%) Scrum
4 23 (27.71%) Kanban
5 22 (26.51%) Automated Testing
5 22 (26.51%) Open Source
6 21 (25.30%) BDD
7 20 (24.10%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (24.10%) Unit Testing
8 19 (22.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
8 19 (22.89%) TDD
9 18 (21.69%) API Testing
9 18 (21.69%) Defect Management
9 18 (21.69%) Exploratory Testing
9 18 (21.69%) Performance Testing
9 18 (21.69%) Security Testing
9 18 (21.69%) Usability Testing
9 18 (21.69%) User Stories
10 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 47 (56.63%) Java
2 27 (32.53%) Scala
3 25 (30.12%) SQL
4 22 (26.51%) Ruby
5 18 (21.69%) Groovy
6 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.84%) Python
8 8 (9.64%) C#
8 8 (9.64%) PHP
9 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.61%) R
10 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.61%) VB
10 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.61%) VB6
11 1 (1.20%) C++
11 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) CCA
4 1 (1.20%) CCNA
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.20%) MCSE
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.76%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Docker
1 9 (10.84%) LXC
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) Puppet
2 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.02%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) Atlassian
3 7 (8.43%) Informatica
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.23%) Siebel
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.20%) HP
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