Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 898 789 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.37% 4.78% 4.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.51% 17.83% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 510 516
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +5.26% +7.67%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £438 £418
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.79% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 15
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% +6.67%

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 4602 4426 5109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.53% 26.83% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2689 3296
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.25 £51.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +1 356 £425 -2.30% 54
Surrey +2 168 £450 - 27
Hampshire +5 160 £395 +5.33% 18
Oxfordshire +11 128 £450 - 20
Berkshire +1 125 £400 - 24
Buckinghamshire +2 103 £363 -3.33% 10
Kent +10 82 £350 -6.67% 3
West Sussex -8 74 £480 +20.00% 6
East Sussex +17 50 £345 -4.83% 9
Middlesex -26 4 £425 -10.53% 2
Home Counties - 2 £325 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 398 (44.32%) Java
2 369 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (32.96%) JavaScript
3 296 (32.96%) HTML
4 283 (31.51%) SQL
5 272 (30.29%) SQL Server
6 271 (30.18%) CSS
7 260 (28.95%) REST
8 246 (27.39%) .NET
9 225 (25.06%) Continuous Integration
10 221 (24.61%) MVC
11 215 (23.94%) TDD
12 214 (23.83%) Scrum
13 212 (23.61%) SOAP
14 211 (23.50%) Git (software)
15 210 (23.39%) Oracle
16 209 (23.27%) C#
16 209 (23.27%) Microsoft
17 206 (22.94%) Amazon AWS
18 182 (20.27%) AngularJS
19 178 (19.82%) Linux
20 155 (17.26%) Spring
21 154 (17.15%) RESTful
22 151 (16.82%) Web Development
22 151 (16.82%) Windows
23 142 (15.81%) Jenkins
24 141 (15.70%) XML
25 129 (14.37%) Finance
26 116 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
27 113 (12.58%) Test Automation

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 49 (5.46%) Apache
2 44 (4.90%) IIS
3 43 (4.79%) Confluence
4 40 (4.45%) CMS
5 37 (4.12%) Tomcat
5 37 (4.12%) WebLogic
6 34 (3.79%) JBoss
6 34 (3.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 30 (3.34%) WebSphere
8 21 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 20 (2.23%) Drupal
10 17 (1.89%) SharePoint
11 15 (1.67%) Liferay
12 14 (1.56%) Apache Spark
12 14 (1.56%) OpenStack
13 13 (1.45%) GlassFish
13 13 (1.45%) nginx
14 12 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (1.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (1.34%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.34%) Magento
2 8 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 206 (22.94%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.90%) SaaS
4 23 (2.56%) IaaS
5 19 (2.12%) Google Analytics
6 16 (1.78%) GitHub
6 16 (1.78%) Office 365
7 15 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.67%) PaaS
8 11 (1.22%) Serverless
9 9 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.89%) iPaaS
10 8 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.78%) Sauce Labs
12 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.56%) Google Checkout
13 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.45%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.45%) Internet
2 27 (3.01%) DNS
2 27 (3.01%) HTTP
3 23 (2.56%) LDAP
4 20 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.67%) Firewall
5 15 (1.67%) PuTTY
5 15 (1.67%) WinSCP
6 14 (1.56%) Network Security
6 14 (1.56%) SSH
7 11 (1.22%) VPN
8 10 (1.11%) AMQP
8 10 (1.11%) DHCP
9 9 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (0.89%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.56%) FTP
11 5 (0.56%) Intranet
11 5 (0.56%) IPsec
11 5 (0.56%) VoIP
11 5 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (30.29%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.13%) Relational Database
3 52 (5.79%) MySQL
3 52 (5.79%) Oracle Database
3 52 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (4.45%) MongoDB
5 36 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (3.67%) NoSQL
7 31 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (3.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (2.90%) Redis
10 25 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
12 23 (2.56%) Big Data
12 23 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 19 (2.12%) Hadoop
13 19 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (1.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 211 (23.50%) Git (software)
2 142 (15.81%) Jenkins
3 104 (11.58%) Maven
4 86 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 84 (9.35%) JIRA
6 73 (8.13%) Eclipse
7 69 (7.68%) Selenium
8 65 (7.24%) Subversion
9 54 (6.01%) JUnit
10 46 (5.12%) Visual Studio
11 45 (5.01%) SoapUI
12 37 (4.12%) Ant
13 28 (3.12%) Cucumber
14 24 (2.67%) Gradle
14 24 (2.67%) SpecFlow
15 21 (2.34%) IntelliJ
16 20 (2.23%) ReSharper
17 18 (2.00%) gulp
18 17 (1.89%) Grunt
18 17 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 129 (14.37%) Finance
2 36 (4.01%) Banking
3 33 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.45%) Publishing
5 19 (2.12%) Retail
6 11 (1.22%) Marketing
7 10 (1.11%) Legal
8 6 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.45%) Electronics
9 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.33%) Games
10 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.22%) Automotive
11 2 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 603 (67.15%) Developer
2 186 (20.71%) Java Developer
3 158 (17.59%) .NET Developer
4 104 (11.58%) C# Developer
5 93 (10.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 68 (7.57%) SQL Developer
7 64 (7.13%) Architect
8 58 (6.46%) Senior Developer
8 58 (6.46%) Web Developer
9 49 (5.46%) Analyst
10 43 (4.79%) Python Developer
11 40 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 40 (4.45%) Senior Java Developer
12 39 (4.34%) Django Developer
12 39 (4.34%) Python/Django Developer
13 38 (4.23%) Tester
14 37 (4.12%) AWS Developer
15 36 (4.01%) Agile Developer
16 35 (3.90%) SQL Server Developer
17 32 (3.56%) Python Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (32.96%) HTML
2 271 (30.18%) CSS
3 260 (28.95%) REST
4 246 (27.39%) .NET
5 212 (23.61%) SOAP
6 182 (20.27%) AngularJS
7 155 (17.26%) Spring
8 154 (17.15%) RESTful
9 141 (15.70%) XML
10 116 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 111 (12.36%) ASP.NET
12 91 (10.13%) JSON
13 87 (9.69%) jQuery
14 85 (9.47%) HTML5
15 83 (9.24%) Hibernate
16 82 (9.13%) .NET Framework
17 75 (8.35%) Ajax
18 73 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
19 72 (8.02%) WCF
20 62 (6.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (4.90%) N-Tier
2 40 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.45%) Computer Science
2 40 (4.45%) User Experience
3 36 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 31 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 21 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.45%) Replication
10 11 (1.22%) Clustering
11 10 (1.11%) CMDB
11 10 (1.11%) Derivative
12 9 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.78%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.78%) IVR
13 7 (0.78%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.67%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 178 (19.82%) Linux
2 151 (16.82%) Windows
3 61 (6.79%) Windows Server
4 44 (4.90%) Unix
5 41 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (3.67%) Apple iOS
7 28 (3.12%) Android
8 24 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.11%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.89%) Debian
11 8 (0.89%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.56%) CentOS
12 5 (0.56%) SUSE
12 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.45%) Fedora
13 4 (0.45%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.33%) HPUX
14 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (25.06%) Continuous Integration
3 221 (24.61%) MVC
4 215 (23.94%) TDD
5 214 (23.83%) Scrum
6 151 (16.82%) Web Development
7 113 (12.58%) Test Automation
8 101 (11.25%) SOA
9 99 (11.02%) OO
10 95 (10.58%) DevOps
11 84 (9.35%) Kanban
12 81 (9.02%) Unit Testing
13 70 (7.80%) BDD
14 63 (7.02%) Refactoring
15 62 (6.90%) Microservices
16 59 (6.57%) Migration
16 59 (6.57%) Software Engineering
17 55 (6.12%) SDLC
18 54 (6.01%) E-Commerce
19 48 (5.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 398 (44.32%) Java
2 296 (32.96%) JavaScript
3 283 (31.51%) SQL
4 209 (23.27%) C#
5 84 (9.35%) Python
6 65 (7.24%) T-SQL
7 47 (5.23%) PHP
7 47 (5.23%) VB.NET
8 39 (4.34%) PowerShell
9 36 (4.01%) PL/SQL
10 34 (3.79%) Scala
11 28 (3.12%) Groovy
12 26 (2.90%) Perl
13 25 (2.78%) Ruby
13 25 (2.78%) TypeScript
14 24 (2.67%) C
15 20 (2.23%) Apple Swift
16 19 (2.12%) F#
17 17 (1.89%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (7.24%) Degree
2 45 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.56%) ISEB
6 12 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.33%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.33%) PMP
11 3 (0.33%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.02%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) SLA
3 4 (0.45%) GCP
3 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.45%) PA-DSS
3 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.22%) GDPR
4 2 (0.22%) RosettaNet
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 70 (7.80%) Docker
2 33 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (1.67%) vSphere
6 13 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.34%) Apache Flume
7 12 (1.34%) HDFS
8 11 (1.22%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.22%) vCloud
10 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.11%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.11%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.11%) zsh
Systems Management
1 25 (2.78%) Ansible
2 23 (2.56%) Puppet
3 19 (2.12%) Terraform
4 15 (1.67%) SCOM
5 14 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.34%) Oozie
7 11 (1.22%) SCCM
8 9 (1.00%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.67%) Nagios
11 5 (0.56%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.56%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.56%) vRealize
12 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.45%) logstash
12 4 (0.45%) Salt
12 4 (0.45%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.33%) Graphite
13 3 (0.33%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 210 (23.39%) Oracle
2 209 (23.27%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.12%) VMware
4 45 (5.01%) HP
5 41 (4.57%) Sitecore
6 35 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (3.79%) IBM
7 34 (3.79%) Red Hat
8 30 (3.34%) Google
9 24 (2.67%) SAP
10 21 (2.34%) webMethods
11 20 (2.23%) Software AG
12 16 (1.78%) McAfee
12 16 (1.78%) New Relic
13 14 (1.56%) Citrix
13 14 (1.56%) ServiceNow
14 13 (1.45%) Talend
15 12 (1.34%) Cloudera
16 11 (1.22%) Telerik
17 9 (1.00%) Veritas