Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 49 24
Rank change year-on-year +15 -25 +23
Contract jobs citing Web Services 32 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.60% 2.93% 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.88% 12.86% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 25
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £369 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +18.95% -22.50%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £256
90th Percentile £513 £428 £508
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 215 210 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 30.94% 22.78% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 144 86
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £256
90th Percentile £550 £550 £553
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 22 £400 +14.29% 2
Web Services
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Java
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) Spring
4 16 (50.00%) RESTful
5 15 (46.88%) OO
5 15 (46.88%) Hibernate
6 14 (43.75%) Oracle
6 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 14 (43.75%) Maven
6 14 (43.75%) Java EE
7 13 (40.63%) JUnit
8 12 (37.50%) Finance
9 11 (34.38%) REST
10 10 (31.25%) TDD
11 9 (28.13%) Banking
11 9 (28.13%) HTML
11 9 (28.13%) SOAP
12 8 (25.00%) Scrum
12 8 (25.00%) Perforce
12 8 (25.00%) JPA
12 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 8 (25.00%) Spring Boot
13 7 (21.88%) Microservices
13 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
13 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
13 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
13 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
13 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
13 7 (21.88%) OOP

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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
1 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) Spotfire
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
1 14 (43.75%) Maven
2 13 (40.63%) JUnit
3 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (18.75%) Gradle
5 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.50%) IntelliJ
5 4 (12.50%) JProfiler
5 4 (12.50%) SonarQube
6 2 (6.25%) JIRA
7 1 (3.13%) Subversion
7 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Android Developer
3 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (6.25%) iOS Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Web Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
4 1 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Developer
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) Spring
2 16 (50.00%) RESTful
3 15 (46.88%) Hibernate
4 14 (43.75%) Java EE
5 11 (34.38%) REST
6 9 (28.13%) HTML
6 9 (28.13%) SOAP
7 8 (25.00%) JPA
7 8 (25.00%) Spring Boot
8 7 (21.88%) J2EE
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
10 4 (12.50%) JSON
11 3 (9.38%) WCF
12 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
12 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (6.25%) XML
13 1 (3.13%) Flask
13 1 (3.13%) STL
13 1 (3.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) OO
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.88%) Microservices
5 7 (21.88%) OOP
5 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (9.38%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) RAD
8 3 (9.38%) SOA
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.25%) MVC
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) ABAP
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) Perforce
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (9.38%) Tableau
4 2 (6.25%) Apple
4 2 (6.25%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.13%) Capita
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) SAP