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 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 21 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.88% 5.48% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 24.49% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 7
Median daily rate £468 £500 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +72.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £455
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 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 42 49 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 17.28% 22.37% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 38
Median daily rate £338 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £187.50 - -
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 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

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 Northampton region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
4 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
5 5 (26.32%) JPA
5 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Spring
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) SaaS
5 5 (26.32%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (21.05%) Microservices
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Ajax
6 4 (21.05%) RESTful
7 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.79%) Java EE
7 3 (15.79%) SOA

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 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Gradle
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) JProfiler
3 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) JPA
2 5 (26.32%) REST
2 5 (26.32%) Spring
3 4 (21.05%) Ajax
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) Java EE
4 3 (15.79%) Node.js
4 3 (15.79%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) JSP
5 2 (10.53%) LESS
5 2 (10.53%) React
5 2 (10.53%) Sass
5 2 (10.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) DataPower
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) Microservices
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (10.53%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) SIEM
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) R
5 2 (10.53%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) ABAP
6 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.26%) Groovy
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Perforce
4 1 (5.26%) Chordiant
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Kony
4 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Tableau