Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 48 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 -23 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 37 46 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.93% 3.25% 5.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.60% 15.28% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 101
Reading median daily rate £363 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £350 £331
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £403 £448
% change year-on-year +2.48% -10.06% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 - £40.00

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 319 301 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.28% 21.27% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 179 343
Reading median daily rate £388 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £302 £273 £300
90th Percentile £525 £490 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 19
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -50.00% +38.46%
10th Percentile £11.95 £16.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% -10.63% +17.65%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2018, 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 17 (45.95%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
3 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) XML
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) RESTful
3 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
3 12 (32.43%) Docker
4 11 (29.73%) DevOps
4 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
4 11 (29.73%) MVC
5 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (27.03%) Node.js
6 9 (24.32%) nginx
6 9 (24.32%) Project Management
6 9 (24.32%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) Workflow
6 9 (24.32%) Ajax
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) Apache
7 8 (21.62%) Perl
7 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
7 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (18.92%) REST
8 7 (18.92%) IIS
9 6 (16.22%) SQL
9 6 (16.22%) C
9 6 (16.22%) 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 9 (24.32%) nginx
2 8 (21.62%) Apache
3 7 (18.92%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.41%) WordPress
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.70%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.81%) IaaS
3 4 (10.81%) PaaS
3 4 (10.81%) SaaS
4 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.41%) GitHub
4 2 (5.41%) HP Helion
4 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) FTP
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) NAS
4 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (5.41%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) JMeter
2 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) DevOps Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Automation Developer
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) C Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
2 12 (32.43%) CSS
2 12 (32.43%) RESTful
2 12 (32.43%) XML
3 10 (27.03%) Node.js
4 9 (24.32%) Ajax
5 7 (18.92%) REST
6 5 (13.51%) .NET
7 4 (10.81%) JSON
7 4 (10.81%) SOAP
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.11%) HTML5
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
9 2 (5.41%) Angular 2
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.41%) CSS3
9 2 (5.41%) J2EE
9 2 (5.41%) LAMP
9 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Debian
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) SUSE
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) DevOps
1 11 (29.73%) MVC
2 9 (24.32%) Project Management
2 9 (24.32%) Workflow
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Information Security
6 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Microservices
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
6 4 (10.81%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.41%) Disruptive Innovation
8 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
8 2 (5.41%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) Perl
2 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.22%) C
3 6 (16.22%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ISSAP
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) SendGrid
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) Xamarin