The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 14 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 8.02% 0.98% 5.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.89% 4.00% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £251 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.74% -23.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +6.75% +3.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 45 25 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 27.78% 24.51% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 8
Median daily rate £338 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Portsmouth

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Portsmouth

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
4 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) Web Development
4 7 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 6 (35.29%) Wireframes
5 6 (35.29%) Ajax
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) Telerik
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (29.41%) Kendo UI
7 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
8 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Retail

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (17.65%) Anypoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Web Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Writer
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) Ajax
3 6 (35.29%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) Kendo UI
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) ATL
7 1 (5.88%) Qt
7 1 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) Web Development
3 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
3 6 (35.29%) Wireframes
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) BPMN
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
2 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Telerik
2 3 (17.65%) MuleSoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
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