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 25 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
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 97 19
Rank change year-on-year +63 -78  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 25 28 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.47% 1.75% 6.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.89% 9.27% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 38
Median daily rate £450 £310 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.16% +5.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

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 148 302 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 26.48% 18.85% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 185 125
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.76% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.28 £14.90 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £36.00 £16.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +63 17 £475 +53.22% 11
Durham - 8 £350 - 2
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (47.69%) Java
3 30 (46.15%) Selenium
4 29 (44.62%) Scala
5 26 (40.00%) QA
5 26 (40.00%) Scrum
6 25 (38.46%) RESTful
7 24 (36.92%) Software Engineering
7 24 (36.92%) Kanban
8 22 (33.85%) Test Automation
8 22 (33.85%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (32.31%) Confluence
9 21 (32.31%) Unit Testing
9 21 (32.31%) JIRA
10 20 (30.77%) Usability Testing
10 20 (30.77%) Performance Testing
10 20 (30.77%) Security Testing
10 20 (30.77%) Groovy
10 20 (30.77%) SoapUI
10 20 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (30.77%) Gherkin
10 20 (30.77%) Jenkins
10 20 (30.77%) User Stories
10 20 (30.77%) API Testing
10 20 (30.77%) Defect Management
10 20 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
11 18 (27.69%) CSS
12 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
13 14 (21.54%) HTML
13 14 (21.54%) Linux

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 21 (32.31%) Confluence
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.62%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) CTI
2 3 (4.62%) FTP
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) MySQL
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
3 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (10.77%) Big Data
4 7 (10.77%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.15%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.62%) HBase
6 3 (4.62%) Mahout
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 30 (46.15%) Selenium
2 21 (32.31%) JIRA
3 20 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 20 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 4 (6.15%) Publishing
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) Tester
3 16 (24.62%) Automation Tester
4 11 (16.92%) Java Automation Tester
5 9 (13.85%) Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (13.85%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (13.85%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) QA Tester
8 4 (6.15%) Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.15%) iOS Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Siebel Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Android Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Mobile Web Developer
9 3 (4.62%) QA Automation Tester
9 3 (4.62%) Systems Developer
9 3 (4.62%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) RESTful
2 20 (30.77%) Gherkin
3 18 (27.69%) CSS
4 14 (21.54%) HTML
4 14 (21.54%) REST
5 13 (20.00%) JSON
6 12 (18.46%) SOAP
7 11 (16.92%) .NET
8 10 (15.38%) HTML5
8 10 (15.38%) Spring
9 9 (13.85%) Ajax
9 9 (13.85%) CSS3
9 9 (13.85%) Django
10 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
11 7 (10.77%) XML
12 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (7.69%) jQuery
14 4 (6.15%) Node.js
14 4 (6.15%) React
15 3 (4.62%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.15%) Handset
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Linked Data
4 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Android
2 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.77%) Unix
3 4 (6.15%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) Scrum
3 24 (36.92%) Kanban
3 24 (36.92%) Software Engineering
4 22 (33.85%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (33.85%) Test Automation
5 21 (32.31%) Unit Testing
6 20 (30.77%) API Testing
6 20 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (30.77%) Defect Management
6 20 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
6 20 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 20 (30.77%) Security Testing
6 20 (30.77%) Usability Testing
6 20 (30.77%) User Stories
7 9 (13.85%) BDD
7 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
7 9 (13.85%) Web Development
8 8 (12.31%) MVC
9 7 (10.77%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) Java
2 29 (44.62%) Scala
3 20 (30.77%) Groovy
4 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.38%) C#
6 9 (13.85%) Python
6 9 (13.85%) Ruby
7 6 (9.23%) SQL
7 6 (9.23%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.15%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.62%) PHP
10 3 (4.62%) R
10 3 (4.62%) VB
10 3 (4.62%) VB6
11 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Docker
1 9 (13.85%) LXC
2 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.08%) XenApp
2 2 (3.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Puppet
2 9 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.62%) Packer
4 2 (3.08%) SCCM
4 2 (3.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Atlassian
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Informatica
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.15%) Siebel
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
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