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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 15 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 13.83% 2.35% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.94% 8.00% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +3.64% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.76% +60.00%  

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 31 25 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 32.98% 29.41% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 26
Median daily rate £400 £460 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +41.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -43.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Peterborough over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 March 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 29 (85.29%) .NET
2 27 (79.41%) SOA
3 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 23 (67.65%) Adobe
4 23 (67.65%) J2EE
4 23 (67.65%) HTML
4 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
4 23 (67.65%) Hibernate
4 23 (67.65%) Spring
4 23 (67.65%) Apache Flex
5 22 (64.71%) OO
5 22 (64.71%) Finance
6 19 (55.88%) Information Security
7 15 (44.12%) Java
8 11 (32.35%) Presales
9 10 (29.41%) Banking
10 7 (20.59%) Oracle
10 7 (20.59%) SQL
11 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
12 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
12 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
12 5 (14.71%) Microservices
13 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (11.76%) Big Data
13 4 (11.76%) VMS
13 4 (11.76%) HTTP
14 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
15 2 (5.88%) Internet
15 2 (5.88%) Project Management
15 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

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 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.94%) JDeveloper
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Architect
2 19 (55.88%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Payments Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Payments Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Web Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Java Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Junior
4 4 (11.76%) Service Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.82%) J2EE Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 23 (67.65%) Apache Flex
3 23 (67.65%) Hibernate
3 23 (67.65%) HTML
3 23 (67.65%) J2EE
3 23 (67.65%) Spring
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) VMS
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) SOA
2 22 (64.71%) OO
3 19 (55.88%) Information Security
4 11 (32.35%) Presales
5 5 (14.71%) Microservices
5 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
8 1 (2.94%) Change Management
8 1 (2.94%) ITSM
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
8 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
2 15 (44.12%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Adobe
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle