The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 12 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.69% 4.44% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.75% 20.41% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Median daily rate £350 £431 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +56.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £322 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £525 £450
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 Northampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 64 49 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 25.00% 21.78% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 24
Median daily rate £338 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £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 Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Northampton

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Northampton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Northampton

Web Services
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

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 Northampton region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 5 (21.74%) WCF
7 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
8 4 (17.39%) REST
8 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
8 4 (17.39%) JPA
8 4 (17.39%) jQuery
8 4 (17.39%) Ajax
8 4 (17.39%) Spring
8 4 (17.39%) Banking

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) Blockchain
4 2 (8.70%) DB2
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Gradle
3 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) JProfiler
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Architect
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (8.70%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
3 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
3 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
3 5 (21.74%) WCF
4 4 (17.39%) Ajax
4 4 (17.39%) JPA
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) REST
4 4 (17.39%) Spring
5 3 (13.04%) J2EE
5 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.70%) EJB
6 2 (8.70%) JSP
6 2 (8.70%) Servlets
6 2 (8.70%) Struts
6 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) DataPower
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 3 (13.04%) BDD
3 3 (13.04%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (8.70%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) Microservices
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) ABAP
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) R
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Kony
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Chordiant
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) RedPrairie
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau