Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 49 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 61 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.13% 3.30% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.25% 13.17% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 31
Reading median daily rate £425 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% -8.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £304 £335
90th Percentile £575 £570 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.12% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Reading median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% +18.75% -20.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 400 319 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 27.08% 25.04% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 218 185
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -5.28%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 7
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.33% -23.51% -60.99%
10th Percentile £29.38 £10.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.50 £28.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £17.31
% change year-on-year -6.25% +84.92% -53.54%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 34 (55.74%) Java
2 27 (44.26%) SQL
3 23 (37.70%) .NET
4 17 (27.87%) XML
4 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (26.23%) REST
5 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (24.59%) JUnit
7 14 (22.95%) Oracle
7 14 (22.95%) SOAP
7 14 (22.95%) DevOps
7 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
7 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (22.95%) Groovy
8 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
9 12 (19.67%) JSON
9 12 (19.67%) Selenium
9 12 (19.67%) C++
10 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.03%) J2EE
10 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
11 10 (16.39%) Procedural Programming
11 10 (16.39%) Geb
11 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.39%) Scala
11 10 (16.39%) Linux
11 10 (16.39%) Python
11 10 (16.39%) CRM
11 10 (16.39%) EDI
11 10 (16.39%) Scrum

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 6 (9.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (3.28%) Sonata
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) SaaS
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.56%) GitHub
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.64%) Datadog
6 1 (1.64%) Force.com
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Firewall
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.56%) MPLS
2 4 (6.56%) Wireless
3 3 (4.92%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) FTP
5 1 (1.64%) NAS
5 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.64%) SAN
5 1 (1.64%) SSL
5 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.28%) Pentaho
3 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) JUnit
2 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
3 12 (19.67%) Selenium
4 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
5 10 (16.39%) Gatling
5 10 (16.39%) Geb
6 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
7 7 (11.48%) Maven
8 5 (8.20%) DbUnit
8 5 (8.20%) jMock
8 5 (8.20%) Mockito
8 5 (8.20%) SonarQube
9 4 (6.56%) webpack
10 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.28%) Hudson
11 2 (3.28%) JIRA
11 2 (3.28%) JMeter
12 1 (1.64%) Grunt
12 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) Architect
2 12 (19.67%) Tester
3 10 (16.39%) Senior Tester
3 10 (16.39%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Performance Tester
4 8 (13.11%) Senior Performance Tester
5 6 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Angular Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) OSS Architect
6 4 (6.56%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.92%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.92%) Manual Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Manual Tester
8 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) .NET
2 17 (27.87%) XML
3 16 (26.23%) REST
4 14 (22.95%) SOAP
5 12 (19.67%) JSON
6 11 (18.03%) J2EE
7 10 (16.39%) EDI
8 8 (13.11%) CSS
8 8 (13.11%) HTML
9 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.48%) RESTful
9 7 (11.48%) Spring
9 7 (11.48%) Spring Boot
10 5 (8.20%) Apache Camel
10 5 (8.20%) PowerMock
11 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
11 3 (4.92%) HTML5
11 3 (4.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) Social Media
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) CMDB
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) NHS
3 2 (3.28%) TM Forum
4 1 (1.64%) DataPower
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) CentOS
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.64%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (22.95%) DevOps
2 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
3 10 (16.39%) CRM
3 10 (16.39%) Procedural Programming
3 10 (16.39%) Scrum
4 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.48%) Microservices
5 7 (11.48%) TDD
6 6 (9.84%) Front End Development
6 6 (9.84%) Kanban
6 6 (9.84%) SOA
7 5 (8.20%) BDD
7 5 (8.20%) ITIL
7 5 (8.20%) Migration
8 4 (6.56%) Open Source
8 4 (6.56%) Software Architecture
8 4 (6.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) Java
2 27 (44.26%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) Groovy
4 12 (19.67%) C++
5 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.39%) Python
6 10 (16.39%) Scala
7 9 (14.75%) C#
8 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.92%) Go
9 2 (3.28%) C
9 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.64%) Perl
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) GDPR
1 1 (1.64%) PMO
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Puppet
1 5 (8.20%) Terraform
2 4 (6.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Suricata
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.56%) IBM
3 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.56%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.92%) SAP
4 3 (4.92%) Splunk
5 2 (3.28%) Remedy
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) Qualys
6 1 (1.64%) Xamarin