Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 35 54
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 37 51 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.54% 4.07% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.49% 19.10% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 45
Reading median daily rate £400 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% -9.64%
10th Percentile £313 £167 £325
90th Percentile £475 £438 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.00 - £32.00

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 322 267 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.10% 21.33% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 165 268
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £290 £313
90th Percentile £522 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 9
Reading median hourly rate £51.25 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +241.67% -23.51% +3.21%
10th Percentile £31.88 £10.75 £8.90
90th Percentile £69.63 £53.70 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +20.00% -62.12%

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 July 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 July 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 16 (43.24%) REST
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (29.73%) Java
4 11 (29.73%) SOAP
5 10 (27.03%) Linux
5 10 (27.03%) Oracle
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (24.32%) Docker
7 8 (21.62%) MVC
7 8 (21.62%) Degree
7 8 (21.62%) Python
8 7 (18.92%) DOCSIS
8 7 (18.92%) HTTP
8 7 (18.92%) Apache
8 7 (18.92%) XML
8 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
8 7 (18.92%) Ansible
8 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
8 7 (18.92%) Puppet
9 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
9 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) DevOps
9 6 (16.22%) API Integration
9 6 (16.22%) Perl
9 6 (16.22%) HTML
9 6 (16.22%) .NET

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 (18.92%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (8.11%) CMS
4 3 (8.11%) WordPress
5 2 (5.41%) nginx
6 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.70%) GeoServer
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.70%) PowerExchange
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Magento
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) GitHub
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) SaaS
5 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) IaaS
5 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DOCSIS
1 7 (18.92%) HTTP
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) SNMP
3 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
3 4 (10.81%) Internet
3 4 (10.81%) MPLS
3 4 (10.81%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.70%) Broadband
5 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.70%) GIS
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) Hudson
4 2 (5.41%) JMeter
4 2 (5.41%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.70%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.70%) jMock
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
5 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) French Language
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Software Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) OSS Architect
5 4 (10.81%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Junior
7 2 (5.41%) Junior Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) REST
2 11 (29.73%) SOAP
3 7 (18.92%) XML
4 6 (16.22%) .NET
4 6 (16.22%) CSS
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.22%) J2EE
5 5 (13.51%) RESTful
5 5 (13.51%) Spring
6 4 (10.81%) JSON
6 4 (10.81%) LAMP
6 4 (10.81%) Spring Boot
7 3 (8.11%) Ajax
7 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.11%) CSS3
7 3 (8.11%) jQuery
7 3 (8.11%) XHTML
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.41%) Google Maps API
8 2 (5.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) CMDB
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) TM Forum
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 6 (16.22%) API Integration
4 6 (16.22%) DevOps
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.51%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) Microservices
5 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (13.51%) OO
5 5 (13.51%) SOA
6 4 (10.81%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (10.81%) Network Management
6 4 (10.81%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) Service Design
6 4 (10.81%) Software Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) Perl
6 5 (13.51%) C#
6 5 (13.51%) PHP
7 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.41%) PHP 7
9 1 (2.70%) C
9 1 (2.70%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) Go
9 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Ansible
1 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (18.92%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) TIBCO
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Google
5 2 (5.41%) Remedy
5 2 (5.41%) Twitter
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) Xamarin