Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 44 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 53 46 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.64% 3.67% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.89% 15.70% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 42
Reading median daily rate £425 £368 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% -6.67% -12.50%
10th Percentile £332 £304 £314
90th Percentile £575 £564 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.25% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +25.00% -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 356 293 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.47% 23.35% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 187 237
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £288
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 7
Reading median hourly rate £51.25 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +241.67% -23.51% +12.06%
10th Percentile £31.88 £10.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £69.63 £46.45 £22.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% -62.69%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 22 (41.51%) Java
2 19 (35.85%) SOAP
2 19 (35.85%) REST
3 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (32.08%) Linux
3 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 14 (26.42%) Oracle
4 14 (26.42%) Python
5 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
6 12 (22.64%) DevOps
6 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (20.75%) J2EE
8 10 (18.87%) .NET
8 10 (18.87%) Puppet
8 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
8 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
9 9 (16.98%) Ansible
10 8 (15.09%) Scrum
10 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
10 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
10 8 (15.09%) Microservices
10 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
11 7 (13.21%) RESTful
11 7 (13.21%) DOCSIS
11 7 (13.21%) HTTP
11 7 (13.21%) XML
11 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
11 7 (13.21%) C#

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 (13.21%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.43%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.77%) JBoss
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.89%) CMS
6 1 (1.89%) IIS
6 1 (1.89%) PowerExchange
6 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) GitHub
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) SaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) Force.com
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) DOCSIS
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
2 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) SNMP
3 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
3 4 (7.55%) MPLS
3 4 (7.55%) Wireless
4 3 (5.66%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.77%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.89%) Broadband
6 1 (1.89%) NAS
6 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.89%) SAN
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) Pentaho
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.21%) Maven
4 6 (11.32%) JUnit
5 5 (9.43%) DbUnit
5 5 (9.43%) jMock
5 5 (9.43%) Mockito
5 5 (9.43%) SonarQube
6 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.66%) Selenium
6 3 (5.66%) Subversion
7 2 (3.77%) Hudson
7 2 (3.77%) JIRA
7 2 (3.77%) JMeter
7 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.89%) Gatling
8 1 (1.89%) Geb
8 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Consultant
3 9 (16.98%) Architect
3 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Software Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) OSS Architect
6 4 (7.55%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Tester
8 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Junior
8 2 (3.77%) Junior Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) REST
1 19 (35.85%) SOAP
2 11 (20.75%) J2EE
3 10 (18.87%) .NET
4 7 (13.21%) RESTful
4 7 (13.21%) Spring
4 7 (13.21%) Spring Boot
4 7 (13.21%) XML
5 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.43%) Apache Camel
5 5 (9.43%) PowerMock
6 4 (7.55%) CSS
6 4 (7.55%) HTML
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.66%) JSON
8 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.77%) Grails
8 2 (3.77%) Java EE
8 2 (3.77%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) CMDB
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) TM Forum
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.89%) DataPower
4 1 (1.89%) FMCG
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.89%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) CentOS
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (22.64%) DevOps
1 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.09%) Microservices
3 8 (15.09%) Scrum
4 7 (13.21%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (11.32%) TDD
6 5 (9.43%) BDD
6 5 (9.43%) Kanban
6 5 (9.43%) MVC
6 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (9.43%) OO
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) Network Management
7 4 (7.55%) SOA
7 4 (7.55%) Software Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) C#
5 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.32%) Perl
6 5 (9.43%) Groovy
7 4 (7.55%) PHP
8 3 (5.66%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.77%) C
9 2 (3.77%) Go
9 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.89%) Scala
10 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) GDPR
1 1 (1.89%) PMO
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
2 9 (16.98%) Ansible
3 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.32%) Capita
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.55%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Remedy
6 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.77%) Splunk
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) Informatica
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
7 1 (1.89%) Xamarin