Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 66 27
Rank change year-on-year +18 -39 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 55 105 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.49% 3.88% 6.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.08% 14.46% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 73 123
North East median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £225 £276 £256
90th Percentile £550 £500 £563
England median daily rate £463 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +6.32% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North East median hourly rate - - £20.15
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% +6.67%

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 342 726 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.90% 26.81% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 494 368
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -9.72% +13.93%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £554
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 12
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £18.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +48.27% -37.05%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.61 £16.16
90th Percentile £47.70 £36.70 £27.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +23 53 £343 -8.67% 10
Durham +4 1 £413 +30.95% 3
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Scrum
2 24 (43.64%) Open Source
3 23 (41.82%) JSON
4 22 (40.00%) RESTful
4 22 (40.00%) Java
5 18 (32.73%) Linux
5 18 (32.73%) Finance
6 16 (29.09%) Selenium
7 15 (27.27%) Kanban
8 14 (25.45%) SOAP
9 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
10 11 (20.00%) XML
10 11 (20.00%) Oracle
10 11 (20.00%) CSS
10 11 (20.00%) Scala
11 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
11 10 (18.18%) Python
12 9 (16.36%) HTML
12 9 (16.36%) MySQL
12 9 (16.36%) Middleware
12 9 (16.36%) Puppet
12 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (16.36%) Docker
12 9 (16.36%) User Experience
12 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (14.55%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
13 8 (14.55%) High Availability

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 6 (10.91%) Confluence
1 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) IaaS
1 4 (7.27%) PaaS
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.45%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.45%) Serverless
3 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Selenium
2 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.55%) SoapUI
4 7 (12.73%) JIRA
5 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.91%) Subversion
5 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
6 5 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.45%) Hudson
7 3 (5.45%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.64%) Maven
8 2 (3.64%) Protractor
9 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Business Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Technical Leader
4 8 (14.55%) Technical Support
5 6 (10.91%) Digital Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Digital Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Digital Business Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.64%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) JSON
2 22 (40.00%) RESTful
3 14 (25.45%) SOAP
4 11 (20.00%) CSS
4 11 (20.00%) XML
5 9 (16.36%) HTML
5 9 (16.36%) Middleware
6 8 (14.55%) Spring
7 7 (12.73%) REST
8 6 (10.91%) .NET
8 6 (10.91%) Ajax
8 6 (10.91%) CSS3
8 6 (10.91%) Django
8 6 (10.91%) HTML5
9 4 (7.27%) iOS SDK
9 4 (7.27%) XSD
9 4 (7.27%) XSLT
10 3 (5.45%) jQuery
11 2 (3.64%) OpenLayers
12 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) User Experience
2 8 (14.55%) CMDB
3 5 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (5.45%) NHS
5 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Android
2 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Open Source
2 24 (43.64%) Scrum
3 15 (27.27%) Kanban
4 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (14.55%) Change Management
6 8 (14.55%) High Availability
6 8 (14.55%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (14.55%) ITIL
6 8 (14.55%) Project Management
6 8 (14.55%) TDD
6 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.73%) Feasibility Study
8 6 (10.91%) Coaching
8 6 (10.91%) Line Management
8 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.91%) Prototyping
8 6 (10.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) Scala
3 10 (18.18%) Python
4 8 (14.55%) Groovy
5 6 (10.91%) Ruby
6 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Docker
2 6 (10.91%) LXC
3 1 (1.82%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (16.36%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) OpenText
3 3 (5.45%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO