The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 29 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 4.26% 5.05% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.05% 21.74% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Peterborough median daily rate £275 £450 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +71.42%  
10th Percentile £221 £346 £244
90th Percentile £313 £505 £326
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £385 £473 £388
% change year-on-year -18.51% +21.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Peterborough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 21 23 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 22.34% 23.23% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 67 88
Peterborough median daily rate £300 £363 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +5.83%  
10th Percentile £252 £303 £200
90th Percentile £344 £483 £388
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Peterborough median hourly rate - - £47.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Peterborough

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Peterborough

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
3 7 (41.18%) SOA
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 5 (29.41%) Adobe
5 5 (29.41%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) J2EE
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) Spring
5 5 (29.41%) Apache Flex
5 5 (29.41%) Microservices
6 4 (23.53%) Big Data
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (23.53%) VMS
6 4 (23.53%) HTTP
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (17.65%) Presales
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Selenium
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) JIRA

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) Apache Flex
3 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) J2EE
3 5 (29.41%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (11.76%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) VMS
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Microservices
2 5 (29.41%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Presales
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Adobe