Period
to 22 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 39 36
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 566 884 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.98% 5.39% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.46% 16.45% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 604 572
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £306
90th Percentile £588 £575 £560
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 22
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £46.28 £29.70 £40.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.66% -3.53%

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 3,915 5,374 4,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.51% 32.76% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,433 3,508 2,763
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +4.85% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £595 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 90 76
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -3.95% +10.63%
10th Percentile £20.91 £14.40 £12.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £55.00 £50.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +9.59%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -3 275 £450 +2.86% 85
Berkshire +9 183 £450 +5.94% 53
Hampshire -24 159 £450 +5.88% 49
Surrey -24 65 £475 -5.00% 33
Buckinghamshire -6 55 £425 -3.41% 15
Oxfordshire -10 38 £450 +1.41% 17
West Sussex -12 35 £475 -2.06% 14
Kent +3 19 £444 +1.43% 18
East Sussex -17 11 £400 -8.57% 6
Middlesex +7 2 £450 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 200 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (26.33%) .NET
3 146 (25.80%) JavaScript
4 145 (25.62%) C#
5 142 (25.09%) SQL
6 140 (24.73%) Azure
7 139 (24.56%) Microsoft
8 136 (24.03%) Java
9 134 (23.67%) AWS
10 131 (23.14%) SOAP
11 110 (19.43%) REST
12 101 (17.84%) DevOps
13 100 (17.67%) SQL Server
13 100 (17.67%) XML
14 93 (16.43%) Oracle
15 91 (16.08%) Test Automation
16 90 (15.90%) Windows
17 89 (15.72%) HTML
17 89 (15.72%) Git (software)
18 88 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
19 86 (15.19%) TDD
20 82 (14.49%) CSS
21 78 (13.78%) SOA
21 78 (13.78%) RESTful
22 77 (13.60%) Scrum
23 74 (13.07%) ASP.NET
24 67 (11.84%) Linux
25 65 (11.48%) Security Cleared
26 64 (11.31%) PowerShell
27 60 (10.60%) Telecoms

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 24 (4.24%) Confluence
2 23 (4.06%) WebLogic
3 13 (2.30%) Mule
4 12 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (2.12%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.94%) IIS
5 11 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.94%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.77%) JBoss
7 8 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.06%) CMS
9 5 (0.88%) Apache
9 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.71%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.71%) Appian
10 4 (0.71%) Liferay
10 4 (0.71%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 31 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.71%) Magento
3 4 (0.71%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 140 (24.73%) Azure
2 134 (23.67%) AWS
3 48 (8.48%) SaaS
4 41 (7.24%) IaaS
4 41 (7.24%) Office 365
5 40 (7.07%) PaaS
6 27 (4.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 27 (4.77%) GCP
7 19 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (3.18%) Serverless
9 12 (2.12%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.94%) OpenShift
11 10 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (1.77%) GitHub
12 9 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (1.06%) Boomi
14 6 (1.06%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.48%) Firewall
2 45 (7.95%) TCP/IP
3 44 (7.77%) Internet
3 44 (7.77%) VPN
4 42 (7.42%) DNS
5 40 (7.07%) Reverse Proxy
6 34 (6.01%) SAN
7 32 (5.65%) NAS
8 15 (2.65%) HTTP
9 9 (1.59%) LAN
9 9 (1.59%) WAN
10 8 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (1.24%) 4G
12 4 (0.71%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.71%) HSRP
12 4 (0.71%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.71%) IPsec
12 4 (0.71%) SNMP
12 4 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.95%) MySQL
3 23 (4.06%) Oracle Database
3 23 (4.06%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.18%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.65%) DB2
7 14 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.77%) SAP BW
10 9 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.24%) Pentaho
12 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.06%) DB2 UDB
14 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 89 (15.72%) Git (software)
2 58 (10.25%) Jenkins
3 54 (9.54%) Selenium
4 47 (8.30%) JIRA
4 47 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (6.01%) Bitbucket
6 33 (5.83%) Cucumber
7 27 (4.77%) Maven
7 27 (4.77%) Visual Studio
8 24 (4.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 21 (3.71%) JUnit
9 21 (3.71%) SoapUI
10 19 (3.36%) SpecFlow
11 17 (3.00%) TeamCity
12 16 (2.83%) Mocha
12 16 (2.83%) WebDriver
13 14 (2.47%) Ant
14 12 (2.12%) Subversion
15 11 (1.94%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.94%) MSI
General
1 60 (10.60%) Telecoms
2 52 (9.19%) Finance
3 27 (4.77%) Retail
4 14 (2.47%) Banking
4 14 (2.47%) Public Sector
5 11 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.41%) Billing
7 6 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.06%) Law
8 5 (0.88%) Back Office
9 4 (0.71%) Marketing
10 2 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) German Language
10 2 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Avionics
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 214 (37.81%) Developer
2 124 (21.91%) Architect
3 65 (11.48%) .NET Developer
4 40 (7.07%) C# Developer
5 38 (6.71%) Java Developer
6 35 (6.18%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (4.95%) Software Engineer
9 27 (4.77%) Consultant
9 27 (4.77%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (4.42%) Analyst
11 20 (3.53%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (3.00%) Senior Developer
13 16 (2.83%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (2.83%) Tester
14 15 (2.65%) SQL Developer
15 14 (2.47%) AWS DevOps
15 14 (2.47%) Azure Architect
15 14 (2.47%) Technical Leader
15 14 (2.47%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (26.33%) .NET
2 131 (23.14%) SOAP
3 110 (19.43%) REST
4 100 (17.67%) XML
5 89 (15.72%) HTML
6 82 (14.49%) CSS
7 78 (13.78%) RESTful
8 74 (13.07%) ASP.NET
9 49 (8.66%) JSON
10 47 (8.30%) .NET Framework
11 42 (7.42%) AngularJS
12 41 (7.24%) J2EE
13 39 (6.89%) React
14 38 (6.71%) .NET Core
14 38 (6.71%) jQuery
14 38 (6.71%) Spring
15 32 (5.65%) Node.js
16 30 (5.30%) Entity Framework
17 27 (4.77%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (4.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.18%) Replication
2 24 (4.24%) Public Cloud
3 22 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (3.53%) User Experience
5 18 (3.18%) CMDB
6 17 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.65%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (2.30%) Life Science
10 11 (1.94%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Licensing
11 10 (1.77%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.24%) TM Forum
14 6 (1.06%) Mainframe
14 6 (1.06%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 90 (15.90%) Windows
2 67 (11.84%) Linux
3 24 (4.24%) Unix
4 17 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.77%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.53%) Android
8 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Fedora
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (17.84%) DevOps
3 91 (16.08%) Test Automation
4 88 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (15.19%) TDD
6 78 (13.78%) SOA
7 77 (13.60%) Scrum
8 58 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (9.89%) MVC
10 51 (9.01%) Software Engineering
11 50 (8.83%) Microservices
12 47 (8.30%) Unit Testing
13 42 (7.42%) BDD
13 42 (7.42%) ITIL
14 40 (7.07%) Kanban
15 38 (6.71%) Computer Science
15 38 (6.71%) OO
16 36 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (6.36%) Information Security
17 34 (6.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (25.80%) JavaScript
2 145 (25.62%) C#
3 142 (25.09%) SQL
4 136 (24.03%) Java
5 64 (11.31%) PowerShell
6 52 (9.19%) Python
7 31 (5.48%) PL/SQL
8 21 (3.71%) ABAP
9 19 (3.36%) PHP
10 17 (3.00%) C
11 15 (2.65%) C++
11 15 (2.65%) Perl
11 15 (2.65%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.30%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.77%) Groovy
14 10 (1.77%) SAPscript
15 8 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.41%) VB
16 7 (1.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 57 (10.07%) SC Cleared
3 46 (8.13%) Degree
4 13 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (2.12%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.77%) ISEB
8 8 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.71%) CISM
11 4 (0.71%) CISSP
12 3 (0.53%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.18%) CCNA
14 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.18%) MCSD
14 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.01%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) SLA
3 3 (0.53%) GDPR
3 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.35%) PMO
5 1 (0.18%) BS7799
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) GAMP
5 1 (0.18%) GxP
5 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.18%) NIST
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 54 (9.54%) Docker
2 38 (6.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.24%) vSphere
6 6 (1.06%) RACF
7 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.53%) XenApp
9 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.18%) LXC
10 1 (0.18%) vCloud
10 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 49 (8.66%) Kubernetes
2 31 (5.48%) Amdocs OSS
3 24 (4.24%) Ansible
4 20 (3.53%) Single Sign-On
5 19 (3.36%) Puppet
6 17 (3.00%) Terraform
7 13 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.77%) HP ALM
9 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.88%) Nagios
10 5 (0.88%) SCOM
11 4 (0.71%) Netcool
11 4 (0.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 4 (0.71%) Packer
12 3 (0.53%) CASB
12 3 (0.53%) Grafana
12 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.35%) Kibana
13 2 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 139 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 93 (16.43%) Oracle
3 40 (7.07%) SAP
4 31 (5.48%) Cramer
5 28 (4.95%) Google
6 26 (4.59%) Cisco
6 26 (4.59%) VMware
7 23 (4.06%) Red Hat
7 23 (4.06%) Remedy
8 21 (3.71%) Workday
9 20 (3.53%) IBM
10 18 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (3.00%) Atlassian
12 15 (2.65%) HP
13 14 (2.47%) MuleSoft
13 14 (2.47%) Nokia
14 13 (2.30%) Dell
14 13 (2.30%) ServiceNow
15 11 (1.94%) Telerik
16 9 (1.59%) BMC