Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 July 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 54 37
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 48 61 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.81% 3.32% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 14.56% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 55
Reading median daily rate £371 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.19% -5.88% +39.34%
10th Percentile £162 £325 £311
90th Percentile £438 £525 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +16.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £32.00 £78.75
% change year-on-year - -59.37% -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 272 419 469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.60% 22.83% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 263 323
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £293 £313 £271
90th Percentile £538 £500 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 1
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% +3.21% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.85 £18.50
90th Percentile £53.70 £34.17 £19.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -62.69% +69.62%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Reading

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Reading

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Reading over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Reading

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Reading

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

1 21 (43.75%) Java
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) .NET
3 19 (39.58%) Windows
4 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
5 16 (33.33%) Scrum
6 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.17%) DevOps
8 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
8 13 (27.08%) RESTful
8 13 (27.08%) C#
8 13 (27.08%) Linux
9 12 (25.00%) Python
9 12 (25.00%) Maven
9 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
12 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
13 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (16.67%) Public Cloud
13 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 8 (16.67%) SOA
14 7 (14.58%) DNS
14 7 (14.58%) HTML
14 7 (14.58%) Ant
14 7 (14.58%) IIS
14 7 (14.58%) Oracle

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (14.58%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.08%) JBoss
6 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) IaaS
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle CX
4 2 (4.17%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.08%) GitHub
5 1 (2.08%) HP Helion
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) DNS
2 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 6 (12.50%) SMTP
3 4 (8.33%) SSL
4 3 (6.25%) SSH
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) Skype
6 1 (2.08%) FTP
6 1 (2.08%) LDAP
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.08%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Maven
2 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.58%) Ant
3 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.58%) MSBuild
3 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (8.33%) JUnit
5 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (8.33%) Subversion
6 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.08%) GitLab
7 1 (2.08%) jMock
7 1 (2.08%) Mockito
7 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Retail
1 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Integration Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) RESTful
3 7 (14.58%) HTML
4 6 (12.50%) XML
5 5 (10.42%) CSS
5 5 (10.42%) J2EE
6 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (8.33%) REST
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.25%) Apache Camel
7 3 (6.25%) jQuery
7 3 (6.25%) JSON
7 3 (6.25%) OSGi
7 3 (6.25%) WCF
8 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.17%) HTML5
8 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.17%) OAuth
8 2 (4.17%) SOAP
8 2 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Life Science
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) PMI
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) Debian
6 2 (4.17%) Android
6 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.17%) CentOS
6 2 (4.17%) Unix
7 1 (2.08%) AIX
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Scrum
3 14 (29.17%) DevOps
4 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.67%) SOA
5 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Patch Management
7 6 (12.50%) CRM
7 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (12.50%) Task Automation
8 5 (10.42%) Data Security
8 5 (10.42%) Information Management
8 5 (10.42%) Validation
9 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) C#
2 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
3 12 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.08%) C
9 1 (2.08%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
3 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) vCloud
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Ansible
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.08%) Terraform
3 1 (2.08%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Jaspersoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) BMC
3 2 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.08%) Apigee
4 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Logi
4 1 (2.08%) Logi Analytics
4 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Sony
4 1 (2.08%) Talend