Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 February 2020 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 33 32
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.35% 5.05% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.71% 16.74% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 42 19
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -5.08%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £231
90th Percentile £500 £550 £580
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £450 £406
% change year-on-year -13.89% +10.77% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70 233 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 27.67% 30.18% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 190 132
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £263
90th Percentile £475 £575 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -8.54% +2.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.37 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.25% -65.84% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35.00 £15.37 £42.50
90th Percentile £46.12 £15.47 £47.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +141.94% -63.53% +97.67%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Northamptonshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Northamptonshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Northamptonshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Northamptonshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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
Northampton +7 9 £388 +4.03% 2
Web Services
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) RESTful
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) JUnit
5 4 (36.36%) Spring Boot
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) J2EE
6 3 (27.27%) Sun
6 3 (27.27%) Sun Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Validation
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Windows

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (9.09%) ProC
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Database Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Web Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) XML Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) RESTful
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) Spring Boot
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) Node.js
6 1 (9.09%) React
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Struts
6 1 (9.09%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Microservices
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) Sun Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore