Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 33 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 808 907 850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.91% 5.58% 5.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.84% 20.21% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 621 565
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £331 £310 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £480 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 35
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28.50 £39.80 £37.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year +1.80% -2.91% +7.50%

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 5,443 4,487 4,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.10% 27.58% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,553 2,788 2,935
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 86 132
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +11.56%
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.82 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.75 £48.75 £54.95
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% +0.68%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 0 320 £450 +12.50% 112
Hampshire +2 222 £430 +9.90% 36
Berkshire +3 142 £438 +14.01% 64
Surrey -28 132 £500 +17.65% 44
Oxfordshire -3 96 £450 - 24
Buckinghamshire +1 82 £440 +25.71% 24
West Sussex -8 56 £480 +9.97% 23
East Sussex -9 35 £444 +28.62% 17
Kent -30 18 £438 +25.00% 12
Middlesex +12 4 - -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Sussex - 1 £438 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 376 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (43.81%) Java
3 253 (31.31%) SQL
4 249 (30.82%) REST
5 226 (27.97%) JavaScript
6 200 (24.75%) .NET
7 190 (23.51%) Oracle
7 190 (23.51%) RESTful
7 190 (23.51%) Git (software)
8 186 (23.02%) HTML
9 180 (22.28%) Amazon AWS
10 179 (22.15%) SOAP
11 168 (20.79%) Jenkins
12 164 (20.30%) TDD
13 159 (19.68%) Spring
14 156 (19.31%) CSS
15 151 (18.69%) C#
16 147 (18.19%) XML
16 147 (18.19%) MVC
17 144 (17.82%) SQL Server
18 142 (17.57%) DevOps
19 138 (17.08%) Linux
20 133 (16.46%) Scrum
21 130 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
22 118 (14.60%) Microservices
22 118 (14.60%) Microsoft
23 109 (13.49%) AngularJS
24 102 (12.62%) Docker
25 97 (12.00%) Test Automation
25 97 (12.00%) Maven

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 58 (7.18%) Confluence
2 42 (5.20%) MQSeries
3 40 (4.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 36 (4.46%) JBoss
5 32 (3.96%) Tomcat
6 29 (3.59%) WebSphere
7 25 (3.09%) IIS
8 20 (2.48%) WebLogic
9 17 (2.10%) Apache
9 17 (2.10%) Oracle Service Bus
10 15 (1.86%) CMS
11 14 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (1.61%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.99%) Mule
14 8 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
14 8 (0.99%) WildFly
15 7 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
16 6 (0.74%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
2 11 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.74%) Remedy AR System
4 4 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.37%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.25%) Magento
6 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.25%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 180 (22.28%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (10.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.95%) Serverless
4 31 (3.84%) AWS Lambda
5 27 (3.34%) SaaS
6 24 (2.97%) Amazon S3
7 23 (2.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 23 (2.85%) GitHub
8 19 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (2.10%) OpenShift
11 16 (1.98%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (1.73%) Office 365
13 13 (1.61%) Boomi
14 12 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (1.49%) Force.com
15 11 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
15 11 (1.36%) CloudFront
16 10 (1.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.21%) Internet
2 29 (3.59%) HTTP
3 24 (2.97%) DNS
4 20 (2.48%) Firewall
5 19 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.23%) VPN
7 11 (1.36%) SSL
8 10 (1.24%) HTTPS
8 10 (1.24%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (0.87%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.87%) MPLS
10 7 (0.87%) PuTTY
10 7 (0.87%) SAN
10 7 (0.87%) WinSCP
10 7 (0.87%) Wireless
11 6 (0.74%) DHCP
11 6 (0.74%) SSH
12 5 (0.62%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.62%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 89 (11.01%) NoSQL
3 76 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 60 (7.43%) Oracle Database
5 58 (7.18%) Relational Database
6 51 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 42 (5.20%) Couchbase
8 38 (4.70%) MySQL
9 32 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (3.59%) Oracle Reports
11 27 (3.34%) Redis
12 24 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (2.10%) Oracle Database 12c
16 15 (1.86%) RDBMS
17 14 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
17 14 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 190 (23.51%) Git (software)
2 168 (20.79%) Jenkins
3 97 (12.00%) Maven
4 92 (11.39%) JIRA
5 63 (7.80%) Selenium
6 50 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (5.07%) SoapUI
8 37 (4.58%) Visual Studio
9 33 (4.08%) JUnit
10 31 (3.84%) Eclipse
11 30 (3.71%) Cucumber
12 29 (3.59%) Subversion
13 25 (3.09%) Oracle APEX
14 19 (2.35%) Mercurial
15 18 (2.23%) IntelliJ
16 17 (2.10%) SonarQube
17 15 (1.86%) Ant
18 14 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 13 (1.61%) HP UFT
19 13 (1.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 86 (10.64%) Finance
2 42 (5.20%) Games
3 28 (3.47%) Retail
4 21 (2.60%) Publishing
5 20 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.23%) Banking
7 16 (1.98%) Legal
8 13 (1.61%) Marketing
9 11 (1.36%) General Ledger
10 10 (1.24%) Back Office
11 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.87%) Billing
13 6 (0.74%) Law
14 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.25%) Automotive
15 2 (0.25%) Avionics
15 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.12%) Advertising
16 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 453 (56.06%) Developer
2 148 (18.32%) Java Developer
3 84 (10.40%) .NET Developer
4 63 (7.80%) Analyst
5 61 (7.55%) Architect
6 49 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 45 (5.57%) Senior Developer
8 43 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (5.07%) SQL Developer
10 39 (4.83%) Software Engineer
11 36 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
12 32 (3.96%) Tester
13 30 (3.71%) Consultant
14 28 (3.47%) Test Analyst
15 27 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
16 26 (3.22%) Angular Developer
16 26 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
17 25 (3.09%) Software Developer
18 24 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
19 22 (2.72%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (30.82%) REST
2 200 (24.75%) .NET
3 190 (23.51%) RESTful
4 186 (23.02%) HTML
5 179 (22.15%) SOAP
6 159 (19.68%) Spring
7 156 (19.31%) CSS
8 147 (18.19%) XML
9 109 (13.49%) AngularJS
10 95 (11.76%) Spring Boot
11 86 (10.64%) Hibernate
12 77 (9.53%) JMS
13 76 (9.41%) JSON
14 75 (9.28%) ASP.NET
15 71 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 66 (8.17%) .NET Framework
17 65 (8.04%) jQuery
17 65 (8.04%) Spring MVC
18 62 (7.67%) HTML5
19 54 (6.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (7.18%) User Experience
3 29 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.23%) Public Cloud
6 18 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.49%) Life Science
9 11 (1.36%) Replication
10 10 (1.24%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Licensing
11 9 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.11%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.99%) CMDB
12 8 (0.99%) NHS
12 8 (0.99%) Social Media
12 8 (0.99%) W3C
13 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.74%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 138 (17.08%) Linux
2 86 (10.64%) Windows
3 45 (5.57%) Unix
4 42 (5.20%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.11%) SUSE
9 9 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.99%) CentOS
10 8 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.87%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.74%) Solaris
13 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.50%) Android
15 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.25%) Debian
16 2 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (20.30%) TDD
3 147 (18.19%) MVC
4 142 (17.57%) DevOps
5 133 (16.46%) Scrum
6 130 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
7 118 (14.60%) Microservices
8 97 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 97 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 96 (11.88%) BDD
10 80 (9.90%) Kanban
11 74 (9.16%) SOA
12 73 (9.03%) OO
13 71 (8.79%) Unit Testing
14 68 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 64 (7.92%) Open Source
16 61 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
17 56 (6.93%) User Stories
18 55 (6.81%) Migration
18 55 (6.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 354 (43.81%) Java
2 253 (31.31%) SQL
3 226 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 151 (18.69%) C#
5 95 (11.76%) Python
6 88 (10.89%) Java 8
7 84 (10.40%) Scala
8 59 (7.30%) PL/SQL
9 48 (5.94%) Java 9
10 36 (4.46%) Groovy
11 31 (3.84%) PowerShell
11 31 (3.84%) Ruby
12 30 (3.71%) Bash Shell
13 25 (3.09%) T-SQL
14 24 (2.97%) Go
15 20 (2.48%) C++
16 15 (1.86%) C
17 12 (1.49%) F#
17 12 (1.49%) Perl
17 12 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 53 (6.56%) Degree
3 47 (5.82%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.72%) ISEB
5 19 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (2.23%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.61%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.62%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.50%) CISA
14 4 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.50%) CISM
14 4 (0.50%) CISSP
14 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.91%) QA
2 20 (2.48%) GDPR
3 18 (2.23%) PMO
4 10 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.11%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.50%) ISAE 3402
6 4 (0.50%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.50%) ISO 31000
6 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.50%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 102 (12.62%) Docker
2 24 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (1.24%) vSphere
5 9 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.50%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.37%) XenApp
9 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.25%) NFS
11 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.12%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 57 (7.05%) Ansible
2 38 (4.70%) Puppet
3 34 (4.21%) Kubernetes
4 31 (3.84%) Terraform
5 16 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.61%) SCCM
7 10 (1.24%) HP ALM
8 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (1.11%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.50%) Nessus
10 4 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.50%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 3 (0.37%) vRealize
12 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.25%) Salt
12 2 (0.25%) SCOM
12 2 (0.25%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
13 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 190 (23.51%) Oracle
2 118 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.46%) Red Hat
4 32 (3.96%) IBM
5 27 (3.34%) Atlassian
6 24 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (2.97%) VMware
7 23 (2.85%) Google
7 23 (2.85%) SAP
8 18 (2.23%) Citrix
8 18 (2.23%) HP
9 15 (1.86%) Adobe
9 15 (1.86%) ServiceNow
9 15 (1.86%) Software AG
9 15 (1.86%) webMethods
10 13 (1.61%) Dell
10 13 (1.61%) McAfee
11 12 (1.49%) Informatica
12 11 (1.36%) Remedy
13 10 (1.24%) WSO2