The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.47% 0.29% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 74 128 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 42.77% 36.57% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 75 19
Median daily rate £500 £449 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.35% +12.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Shropshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Shropshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Shropshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Shropshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Shropshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 6 £275 - 1
Web Services
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 10 (66.67%) TDD
1 10 (66.67%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) REST
3 8 (53.33%) XSLT
3 8 (53.33%) SOAP
3 8 (53.33%) Middleware
3 8 (53.33%) JSON
4 7 (46.67%) SOA
4 7 (46.67%) WSO2
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (46.67%) Microservices
4 7 (46.67%) SDLC
4 7 (46.67%) API Design
5 6 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (40.00%) Coaching
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) Google
7 3 (20.00%) LAMP
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) MySQL
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) PHP
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) CSS

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Mule
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Mule ESB
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) AdWords
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Sahi
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) WATIR
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Messaging Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Middleware Developer
3 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) JSON
2 8 (53.33%) Middleware
2 8 (53.33%) REST
2 8 (53.33%) SOAP
2 8 (53.33%) XSLT
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) LAMP
3 3 (20.00%) Laravel
3 3 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) beanstalkd
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (6.67%) JSON Schema
5 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
5 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) HPUX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) API Design
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (46.67%) Microservices
4 7 (46.67%) SDLC
4 7 (46.67%) SOA
5 6 (40.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (6.67%) DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) PHP 5
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) WSO2
2 3 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods