Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 51 52
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -20
Contract jobs citing Web Services 62 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.15% 3.10% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.70% 11.88% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 26
Reading median daily rate £463 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -12.50% -9.60%
10th Percentile £366 £305 £188
90th Percentile £575 £526 £519
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Reading median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year -9.64% - -

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 395 320 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.44% 26.10% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 230 173
Reading median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £363 £300 £268
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -33.33% -50.00%
10th Percentile £39.00 £11.55 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.38 £47.50 £30.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% -28.26% +6.98%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019, 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 24 (38.71%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) .NET
3 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
3 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
4 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
4 15 (24.19%) XML
4 15 (24.19%) Windows
4 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (22.58%) SQL
5 14 (22.58%) Internet
5 14 (22.58%) JSON
6 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
6 13 (20.97%) DNS
6 13 (20.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 12 (19.35%) VPN
7 12 (19.35%) JUnit
7 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 12 (19.35%) C++
7 12 (19.35%) SaaS
7 12 (19.35%) REST
7 12 (19.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
8 11 (17.74%) HTML
8 11 (17.74%) CRM
9 10 (16.13%) Firewall
9 10 (16.13%) EDI
9 10 (16.13%) CSS

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 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.61%) Liferay
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Sonata
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.35%) SaaS
3 9 (14.52%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (14.52%) Office 365
4 3 (4.84%) IaaS
4 3 (4.84%) PaaS
5 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.61%) Datadog
6 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.61%) Force.com
6 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle CX
6 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Internet
2 13 (20.97%) DNS
3 12 (19.35%) Reverse Proxy
3 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 12 (19.35%) VPN
4 10 (16.13%) Firewall
5 7 (11.29%) NAS
5 7 (11.29%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) HTTP
6 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.23%) Network Security
6 2 (3.23%) SSL
7 1 (1.61%) DHCP
7 1 (1.61%) FTP
7 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
2 12 (19.35%) JUnit
3 10 (16.13%) Gatling
3 10 (16.13%) Geb
3 10 (16.13%) Selenium
4 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.29%) webpack
5 4 (6.45%) Grunt
5 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.45%) Subversion
6 3 (4.84%) gulp
6 3 (4.84%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.84%) PhantomJS
6 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.23%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.23%) jMock
7 2 (3.23%) Maven
7 2 (3.23%) Mockito
7 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Architect
3 11 (17.74%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Tester
4 10 (16.13%) Tester
5 8 (12.90%) Performance Tester
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Performance Tester
6 6 (9.68%) React Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.84%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Manual Tester
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Manual Tester
10 2 (3.23%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) .NET
2 15 (24.19%) XML
3 14 (22.58%) JSON
4 12 (19.35%) REST
5 11 (17.74%) HTML
6 10 (16.13%) CSS
6 10 (16.13%) EDI
7 8 (12.90%) SOAP
8 6 (9.68%) Node.js
9 5 (8.06%) CSS3
9 5 (8.06%) HTML5
9 5 (8.06%) React
10 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.45%) RESTful
11 3 (4.84%) Chai
11 3 (4.84%) LESS
11 3 (4.84%) Sass
12 2 (3.23%) Apache Camel
12 2 (3.23%) GraphQL
12 2 (3.23%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Replication
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Licensing
3 6 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 5 (8.06%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.84%) Social Media
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) DataPower
7 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.61%) NHS
7 1 (1.61%) SCORM
7 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Android
2 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 3 (4.84%) CentOS
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (17.74%) CRM
5 10 (16.13%) Procedural Programming
6 8 (12.90%) DevOps
6 8 (12.90%) Software Licensing
7 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.29%) Front End Development
7 7 (11.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (11.29%) SOA
8 6 (9.68%) Migration
8 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 6 (9.68%) Scrum
9 5 (8.06%) API Development
9 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
9 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (8.06%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) Java
2 14 (22.58%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) C++
3 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 10 (16.13%) Groovy
4 10 (16.13%) Scala
5 9 (14.52%) C#
6 6 (9.68%) Python
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) Go
8 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) ES6
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
1 3 (4.84%) Terraform
2 2 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Suricata
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) IBM
2 6 (9.68%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.84%) Google
6 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe
7 1 (1.61%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.61%) Qualys
7 1 (1.61%) Splunk
7 1 (1.61%) VMware