Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 55 80
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25 -52
Contract jobs citing Web Services 65 47 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.37% 3.86% 3.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.58% 13.78% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 70
North East median daily rate £413 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +22.58% +29.17%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £274
90th Percentile £571 £540 £501
England median daily rate £480 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +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 392 341 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.37% 28.02% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 217 486
North East median daily rate £404 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.60% +7.14% -10.83%
10th Percentile £301 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £519 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 28
North East median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.22% +60.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £28.58 £16.50 £14.28
90th Percentile £45.33 £47.76 £36.30
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +1.24%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +7 48 £410 -13.74% 20
Durham -3 13 £475 +26.67% 1
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
3 26 (40.00%) HTML
3 26 (40.00%) Java
3 26 (40.00%) CSS
4 24 (36.92%) XML
4 24 (36.92%) TDD
5 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
6 21 (32.31%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (30.77%) Scrum
8 19 (29.23%) SQL
9 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
9 17 (26.15%) HTML5
10 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
10 16 (24.62%) .NET
10 16 (24.62%) SOAP
11 14 (21.54%) Spring
11 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
11 14 (21.54%) Microservices
12 13 (20.00%) Oracle
12 13 (20.00%) MVC
12 13 (20.00%) BDD
13 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
13 12 (18.46%) REST
13 12 (18.46%) RESTful
13 12 (18.46%) JSON
13 12 (18.46%) Task Automation
14 11 (16.92%) JIRA
14 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (16.92%) Kanban

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 (6.15%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.62%) Confluence
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Liferay
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Maximo
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.23%) PaaS
4 5 (7.69%) IaaS
4 5 (7.69%) Serverless
5 4 (6.15%) GitHub
6 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.62%) Azure Functions
6 3 (4.62%) BrowserStack
7 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.08%) SaaS
8 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.54%) Boomi
8 1 (1.54%) Force.com
8 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.54%) Office 365
8 1 (1.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
1 2 (3.08%) LAN
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) FTP
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Network Security
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
1 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.62%) Big Data
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.08%) DB2
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.54%) SQLite
6 1 (1.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
3 11 (16.92%) JIRA
4 10 (15.38%) Protractor
5 8 (12.31%) JUnit
6 7 (10.77%) Maven
6 7 (10.77%) Selenium
7 5 (7.69%) GitLab
7 5 (7.69%) Gradle
8 4 (6.15%) Bower
8 4 (6.15%) Grunt
8 4 (6.15%) Subversion
9 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.62%) FindBugs
9 3 (4.62%) Mockito
10 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
10 2 (3.08%) DbUnit
10 2 (3.08%) Gerrit
10 2 (3.08%) jMock
10 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Billing
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (61.54%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (9.23%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) CSS
1 26 (40.00%) HTML
2 24 (36.92%) XML
3 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
4 17 (26.15%) HTML5
5 16 (24.62%) .NET
5 16 (24.62%) SOAP
6 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
6 14 (21.54%) Spring
7 12 (18.46%) JSON
7 12 (18.46%) REST
7 12 (18.46%) RESTful
8 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (15.38%) jQuery
8 10 (15.38%) React
9 8 (12.31%) CSS3
9 8 (12.31%) XSLT
10 6 (9.23%) J2EE
10 6 (9.23%) Node.js
11 5 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) User Experience
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.08%) Social Media
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) TDD
3 21 (32.31%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (30.77%) Scrum
5 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
6 14 (21.54%) Microservices
7 13 (20.00%) BDD
7 13 (20.00%) MVC
8 12 (18.46%) Task Automation
9 11 (16.92%) Kanban
10 10 (15.38%) Mobile Development
10 10 (15.38%) Multithreading
10 10 (15.38%) Non-Blocking Code
10 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
11 9 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (13.85%) Web Development
12 8 (12.31%) User Stories
13 7 (10.77%) Front End Development
13 7 (10.77%) SDLC
13 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
2 26 (40.00%) Java
3 19 (29.23%) SQL
4 7 (10.77%) C#
5 5 (7.69%) Java 8
5 5 (7.69%) Python
6 4 (6.15%) XPath
7 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.62%) XQuery
8 2 (3.08%) Groovy
8 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.54%) Korn
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) APMG
2 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.08%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) WCAG
3 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Terraform
2 3 (4.62%) Ansible
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.62%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.54%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) BT
4 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Dell
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) OpenText
5 1 (1.54%) Perforce
5 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.54%) Siebel
5 1 (1.54%) Solace