The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 27 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 11 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.57% 9.49% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.15% 42.86% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 10
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
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 Slough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33 35 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 23.57% 22.15% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 39
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
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 Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Slough

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Slough over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Slough

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Slough region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Data Security
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) WSDL
2 3 (30.00%) Genesys
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (30.00%) BCP
2 3 (30.00%) BGP
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Visualforce
2 3 (30.00%) Apex Code
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) WSUS
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) BGP
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Genesys Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Visualforce
1 3 (30.00%) WSDL
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) BCP
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Data Security
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Genesys
1 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) VMware