Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 April 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 35 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 871 769 797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.19% 4.94% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.40% 18.54% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 473 624
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.60% +10.67%
10th Percentile £325 £298 £306
90th Percentile £588 £549 £543
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 11
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -0.56% +31.85%
10th Percentile £39.50 £34.63 £38.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £74.34 £60.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% -9.47% +31.94%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,007 4,148 4,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.82% 26.67% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,147 2,479 3,094
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £308 £285 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 92 114
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £54.90 £55.55
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.44%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the South East

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in the South East

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the South East over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in the South East

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in the South East

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the South East over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Services in the South East

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -8 322 £450 +7.78% 101
Surrey +1 203 £486 +7.35% 46
Hampshire +8 183 £400 -0.12% 39
Berkshire +3 155 £450 +7.14% 57
Oxfordshire -7 86 £450 +2.86% 25
West Sussex +3 84 £480 +2.67% 19
Buckinghamshire +5 82 £463 +32.14% 19
Kent -10 48 £330 -2.22% 14
East Sussex -4 13 £350 -3.45% 13
Middlesex -7 12 £375 +7.14%
M4 Corridor - 8 - -
Sussex - 1 £600 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 367 (42.14%) Java
2 363 (41.68%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (31.23%) JavaScript
4 263 (30.20%) REST
5 250 (28.70%) Linux
6 237 (27.21%) HTML
7 234 (26.87%) Jenkins
8 233 (26.75%) Git (software)
9 225 (25.83%) RESTful
10 220 (25.26%) SQL
11 219 (25.14%) CSS
12 216 (24.80%) Oracle
13 210 (24.11%) SOAP
14 207 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
15 190 (21.81%) SQL Server
16 183 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
17 181 (20.78%) Test Automation
18 174 (19.98%) .NET
19 166 (19.06%) C#
20 164 (18.83%) TDD
21 160 (18.37%) Spring
22 155 (17.80%) Scrum
22 155 (17.80%) Unit Testing
23 150 (17.22%) AngularJS
24 146 (16.76%) Microsoft
25 140 (16.07%) Web Development
26 132 (15.15%) Finance
27 119 (13.66%) JIRA
28 115 (13.20%) Windows
28 115 (13.20%) Relational Database

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 73 (8.38%) Confluence
2 47 (5.40%) Apache Spark
3 46 (5.28%) Tomcat
4 42 (4.82%) WebLogic
5 38 (4.36%) GlassFish
6 35 (4.02%) Apache
6 35 (4.02%) Liferay
7 32 (3.67%) WebSphere
8 29 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (1.95%) IIS
10 16 (1.84%) CMS
11 13 (1.49%) OpenStack
12 12 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
12 12 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (1.15%) GemFire
14 9 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (1.03%) IBM Domino
15 8 (0.92%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.23%) InVision
3 2 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.23%) UXPin
4 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.38%) Magento
2 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 183 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (5.40%) Serverless
4 21 (2.41%) Google Tag Manager
5 20 (2.30%) Office 365
6 19 (2.18%) SaaS
7 18 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (1.72%) IaaS
9 14 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.26%) PaaS
12 10 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (1.15%) GitHub
12 10 (1.15%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.92%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 6 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.28%) HTTP
2 24 (2.76%) PuTTY
2 24 (2.76%) WinSCP
3 23 (2.64%) DNS
4 21 (2.41%) Internet
4 21 (2.41%) Kerberos
5 18 (2.07%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.38%) Firewall
7 11 (1.26%) DHCP
7 11 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (1.03%) VPN
9 8 (0.92%) DOCSIS
10 6 (0.69%) FTP
10 6 (0.69%) SAN
10 6 (0.69%) SMTP
11 5 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.57%) Network Security
12 4 (0.46%) Asterisk PBX
12 4 (0.46%) Softphone
12 4 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (21.81%) SQL Server
2 115 (13.20%) Relational Database
3 106 (12.17%) Oracle Database
4 66 (7.58%) Big Data
4 66 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
5 59 (6.77%) MySQL
6 47 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (4.59%) Oracle Database 12c
8 39 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 39 (4.48%) Redis
9 35 (4.02%) Hadoop
10 32 (3.67%) Data Lake
10 32 (3.67%) HBase
11 31 (3.56%) MongoDB
12 30 (3.44%) RDBMS
13 29 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 28 (3.21%) Sqoop
15 27 (3.10%) NoSQL
16 26 (2.99%) Apache Hive
16 26 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 234 (26.87%) Jenkins
2 233 (26.75%) Git (software)
3 119 (13.66%) JIRA
4 99 (11.37%) Selenium
5 78 (8.96%) SoapUI
6 66 (7.58%) Maven
7 61 (7.00%) Eclipse
8 50 (5.74%) JUnit
9 48 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 39 (4.48%) Subversion
11 38 (4.36%) webpack
12 37 (4.25%) Cucumber
13 35 (4.02%) Mocha
14 33 (3.79%) Babel
15 31 (3.56%) Gerrit
15 31 (3.56%) Sinon.JS
15 31 (3.56%) SpecFlow
16 30 (3.44%) Ant
16 30 (3.44%) Visual Studio
17 29 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 132 (15.15%) Finance
2 16 (1.84%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.38%) Banking
4 11 (1.26%) Publishing
5 10 (1.15%) Marketing
5 10 (1.15%) Retail
6 7 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.69%) Advertising
8 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.46%) Billing
10 3 (0.34%) Electronics
10 3 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.23%) Games
11 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) German Language
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 518 (59.47%) Developer
2 183 (21.01%) Java Developer
3 78 (8.96%) C# Developer
4 74 (8.50%) Architect
5 69 (7.92%) .NET Developer
6 63 (7.23%) Senior Developer
7 59 (6.77%) Python Developer
8 54 (6.20%) Django Developer
8 54 (6.20%) Full Stack Developer
8 54 (6.20%) Python/Django Developer
9 48 (5.51%) Senior Java Developer
10 42 (4.82%) Node.js Developer
11 41 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 39 (4.48%) Analyst
13 37 (4.25%) React Developer
14 35 (4.02%) Tester
15 30 (3.44%) AWS Developer
16 27 (3.10%) SQL Developer
17 26 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
18 25 (2.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (30.20%) REST
2 237 (27.21%) HTML
3 225 (25.83%) RESTful
4 219 (25.14%) CSS
5 210 (24.11%) SOAP
6 174 (19.98%) .NET
7 160 (18.37%) Spring
8 150 (17.22%) AngularJS
9 110 (12.63%) XML
10 97 (11.14%) JMS
11 92 (10.56%) Node.js
12 90 (10.33%) Spring Boot
13 88 (10.10%) JPA
14 79 (9.07%) EJB
14 79 (9.07%) Hibernate
15 75 (8.61%) HTML5
16 72 (8.27%) JSON
17 71 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
18 69 (7.92%) ASP.NET
18 69 (7.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
2 57 (6.54%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 33 (3.79%) User Experience
5 29 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (2.76%) NHS
8 18 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.61%) Derivative
10 13 (1.49%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.26%) iPad
11 11 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 8 (0.92%) Clustering
12 8 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.80%) CMDB
13 7 (0.80%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.80%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.69%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 250 (28.70%) Linux
2 115 (13.20%) Windows
3 76 (8.73%) Unix
4 55 (6.31%) Windows Server
5 46 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (4.36%) Apple iOS
7 30 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (3.10%) CentOS
9 25 (2.87%) Android
10 15 (1.72%) Windows 10
11 13 (1.49%) Mac OS
12 11 (1.26%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.92%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.80%) SUSE
15 6 (0.69%) Debian
16 4 (0.46%) Fedora
16 4 (0.46%) Solaris
16 4 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (41.68%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
3 181 (20.78%) Test Automation
4 164 (18.83%) TDD
5 155 (17.80%) Scrum
5 155 (17.80%) Unit Testing
6 140 (16.07%) Web Development
7 114 (13.09%) MVC
8 113 (12.97%) DevOps
9 107 (12.28%) Microservices
10 100 (11.48%) BDD
11 92 (10.56%) Kanban
12 91 (10.45%) SOA
13 84 (9.64%) SDLC
14 75 (8.61%) Workflow
15 73 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
16 61 (7.00%) OO
17 59 (6.77%) API Testing
17 59 (6.77%) Software Engineering
18 53 (6.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 367 (42.14%) Java
2 272 (31.23%) JavaScript
3 220 (25.26%) SQL
4 166 (19.06%) C#
5 106 (12.17%) Python
6 67 (7.69%) Java 8
7 63 (7.23%) PL/SQL
8 52 (5.97%) Scala
9 41 (4.71%) Bash Shell
10 38 (4.36%) T-SQL
10 38 (4.36%) TypeScript
11 33 (3.79%) ES6
12 30 (3.44%) Groovy
13 28 (3.21%) PowerShell
14 25 (2.87%) C
15 23 (2.64%) F#
15 23 (2.64%) PHP
16 20 (2.30%) C++
16 20 (2.30%) VB.NET
17 19 (2.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (9.41%) Degree
2 36 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (2.07%) ISEB
6 16 (1.84%) ISEB Practitioner
6 16 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.57%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.34%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.23%) PMP
13 2 (0.23%) Siebel Certification
14 1 (0.11%) CISSP
14 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (9.87%) QA
2 24 (2.76%) HL7
3 20 (2.30%) GDPR
4 12 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.80%) GCP
5 7 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.69%) PMO
7 5 (0.57%) NIST 800
8 4 (0.46%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (9.30%) Docker
2 32 (3.67%) HDFS
3 28 (3.21%) Apache Flume
4 25 (2.87%) vSphere
5 23 (2.64%) Active Directory
6 22 (2.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.23%) vCloud
10 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (7.58%) HP ALM
2 32 (3.67%) Puppet
3 29 (3.33%) Ansible
4 27 (3.10%) Oozie
5 25 (2.87%) SCCM
6 21 (2.41%) Hadoop YARN
6 21 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.18%) Terraform
8 18 (2.07%) Kubernetes
9 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (1.03%) SCOM
10 9 (1.03%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.57%) Nagios
11 5 (0.57%) vRealize
11 5 (0.57%) WSUS
12 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.23%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.23%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 216 (24.80%) Oracle
2 146 (16.76%) Microsoft
3 64 (7.35%) HP
4 45 (5.17%) Hortonworks
4 45 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
5 44 (5.05%) Red Hat
6 41 (4.71%) Google
7 36 (4.13%) VMware
8 32 (3.67%) Cloudera
9 31 (3.56%) Talend
10 24 (2.76%) Atlassian
10 24 (2.76%) IBM
10 24 (2.76%) MapR
11 23 (2.64%) Software AG
11 23 (2.64%) webMethods
12 21 (2.41%) Tealium
13 15 (1.72%) Apple
14 12 (1.38%) SAP
14 12 (1.38%) ServiceNow
15 10 (1.15%) Sitecore