Period
to 13 November 2018

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 6 months to 13 November 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 > Slough
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 26 34
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.85% 2.75% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 11.11% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Slough median daily rate £340 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.44% -4.26% +9.30%
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.12% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% +18.75% -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 Slough with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 93 72 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.50% 24.74% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 51 52
Slough median daily rate £405 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +17.24% +11.54%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £468
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +120.00% -59.73%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

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 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 13 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Due Diligence
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (33.33%) Due Diligence
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) SAP