Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 38 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 41 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.88% 3.54% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.36% 14.20% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 34
Northamptonshire median daily rate £396 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.13% -8.57% +50.86%
10th Percentile £301 £318 £313
90th Percentile £494 £475 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 307 176 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.50% 24.93% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 121 119
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £315 £288 £285
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £187.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.00% +476.92% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £181.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £193.75 £36.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +42.86% +120.68%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 -6 28 £390 -3.70% 8
Daventry - 1 £400 - 3
Web Services
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) SOAP
3 18 (43.90%) Windows
3 18 (43.90%) Java
4 16 (39.02%) XML
5 15 (36.59%) Subversion
5 15 (36.59%) Finance
6 14 (34.15%) OO
6 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
7 13 (31.71%) Spring
8 12 (29.27%) JSON
8 12 (29.27%) Linux
8 12 (29.27%) REST
8 12 (29.27%) SDLC
9 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
9 11 (26.83%) TDD
10 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
10 10 (24.39%) Java EE
11 9 (21.95%) HTML
11 9 (21.95%) SonarQube
12 8 (19.51%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (19.51%) Mac OS
12 8 (19.51%) Puppet
12 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (19.51%) OOP
13 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
13 7 (17.07%) .NET
13 7 (17.07%) J2EE
13 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.07%) jQuery

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 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) HipChat
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.20%) PaaS
1 5 (12.20%) SaaS
2 4 (9.76%) IaaS
3 3 (7.32%) npm
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
1 4 (9.76%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Subversion
2 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
3 9 (21.95%) SonarQube
4 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.20%) JUnit
5 5 (12.20%) Maven
6 4 (9.76%) Gradle
6 4 (9.76%) IntelliJ
6 4 (9.76%) JIRA
6 4 (9.76%) Selenium
7 3 (7.32%) CA Release Automation
7 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
7 3 (7.32%) NetBeans
7 3 (7.32%) ProC
8 2 (4.88%) Xcode
9 1 (2.44%) Cobertura
9 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.44%) JBehave
9 1 (2.44%) JProfiler
9 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Pick Analyst Programmer
4 3 (7.32%) Pick Programmer
4 3 (7.32%) Programmer
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Architect
5 2 (4.88%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) iOS Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Junior
5 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) SOAP
2 16 (39.02%) XML
3 13 (31.71%) Spring
4 12 (29.27%) JSON
4 12 (29.27%) REST
5 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
5 10 (24.39%) Java EE
6 9 (21.95%) HTML
7 7 (17.07%) .NET
7 7 (17.07%) J2EE
7 7 (17.07%) jQuery
8 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
8 6 (14.63%) CSS
8 6 (14.63%) HTML5
9 5 (12.20%) WCF
10 4 (9.76%) Ajax
10 4 (9.76%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (9.76%) Spring Boot
10 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (9.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Mac OS
4 4 (9.76%) Unix
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) OO
3 12 (29.27%) SDLC
4 11 (26.83%) TDD
4 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
5 8 (19.51%) Deployment Automation
5 8 (19.51%) OOP
6 6 (14.63%) MVC
6 6 (14.63%) SOA
7 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
7 5 (12.20%) DevOps
7 5 (12.20%) Microservices
7 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 5 (12.20%) SIEM
8 4 (9.76%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.76%) ERP
8 4 (9.76%) Open Source
8 4 (9.76%) SMACSS
8 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) C
6 2 (4.88%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.88%) Jython
6 2 (4.88%) Korn
6 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) ABAP
7 1 (2.44%) Java 8
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (19.51%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.88%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.44%) Ansible
4 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Apple
2 3 (7.32%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.44%) Kony
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee
4 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Perforce
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau