Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 39 33
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 44 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.74% 2.78% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.30% 11.60% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 45
Northamptonshire median daily rate £396 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.02% -16.18% +47.19%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £311
90th Percentile £475 £448 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +15.38%
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 270 181 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 35.25% 23.94% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 104 133
Northamptonshire median daily rate £410 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +9.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £320 £297 £281
90th Percentile £525 £500 £505
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £113.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.44% +250.00% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £53.23 £15.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £178.48 £36.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +7.14%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +2 32 £393 +10.18% 5
Daventry - 1 £400 - 2
Web Services
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) SOAP
3 22 (50.00%) Windows
4 20 (45.45%) Java
5 17 (38.64%) SDLC
6 16 (36.36%) Linux
6 16 (36.36%) XML
7 15 (34.09%) OO
7 15 (34.09%) Subversion
7 15 (34.09%) Spring
7 15 (34.09%) Finance
7 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
8 14 (31.82%) REST
9 13 (29.55%) TDD
10 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
10 12 (27.27%) JSON
10 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
11 11 (25.00%) Java EE
12 10 (22.73%) SonarQube
13 8 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (18.18%) Mac OS
13 8 (18.18%) Puppet
13 8 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (18.18%) OOP
13 8 (18.18%) HTML
14 7 (15.91%) JUnit
14 7 (15.91%) .NET
14 7 (15.91%) J2EE
14 7 (15.91%) ProC
14 7 (15.91%) Maven

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 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.36%) PaaS
2 4 (9.09%) IaaS
2 4 (9.09%) SaaS
3 3 (6.82%) npm
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
1 15 (34.09%) Subversion
2 10 (22.73%) SonarQube
3 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.91%) JUnit
3 7 (15.91%) Maven
3 7 (15.91%) ProC
4 5 (11.36%) Gradle
4 5 (11.36%) IntelliJ
5 4 (9.09%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) Selenium
6 3 (6.82%) CA Release Automation
6 3 (6.82%) HP UFT
6 3 (6.82%) NetBeans
7 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.55%) JProfiler
7 2 (4.55%) Xcode
8 1 (2.27%) JBehave
8 1 (2.27%) MSI
8 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (15.91%) Pick Analyst Programmer
4 7 (15.91%) Pick Programmer
4 7 (15.91%) Programmer
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.55%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) SOAP
2 16 (36.36%) XML
3 15 (34.09%) Spring
4 14 (31.82%) REST
5 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 12 (27.27%) JSON
6 11 (25.00%) Java EE
7 8 (18.18%) HTML
8 7 (15.91%) .NET
8 7 (15.91%) J2EE
8 7 (15.91%) jQuery
9 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 6 (13.64%) CSS
9 6 (13.64%) HTML5
10 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
10 5 (11.36%) WCF
11 4 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (9.09%) Sass
11 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Mac OS
4 4 (9.09%) Unix
5 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) SDLC
3 15 (34.09%) OO
4 13 (29.55%) TDD
5 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 8 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (18.18%) OOP
7 6 (13.64%) MVC
7 6 (13.64%) SOA
8 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.36%) DevOps
8 5 (11.36%) Microservices
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) SIEM
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (9.09%) ERP
9 4 (9.09%) Open Source
9 4 (9.09%) SMACSS
9 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) Java 8
5 3 (6.82%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.27%) ABAP
7 1 (2.27%) Jython
7 1 (2.27%) Korn
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.27%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.27%) Salt
2 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Apple
2 3 (6.82%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Perforce
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.27%) Kony
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee
4 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.27%) Splunk
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec
4 1 (2.27%) Tableau