Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 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
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 52 40
Rank change year-on-year -21 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 95 563 845
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.74% 3.98% 5.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 14.54% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 339 585
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £365 £363 £334
90th Percentile £638 £590 £575
England median daily rate £563 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 19
Median hourly rate £66.00 £60.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +41.18% -5.56%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% -

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 760 3,871 5,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.93% 27.39% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 2,382 3,474
Median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +4.85%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £595 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 89 87
Median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +17.65% -3.41%
10th Percentile £30.00 £19.39 £17.65
90th Percentile £71.10 £78.75 £54.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +7.14% +5.00%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Web Services as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Web Services in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Web Services in the South East

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Web Services in the South East over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Web Services in the South East

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Web Services in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 30 September 2020. 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 -9 42 £482 +7.20% 27
Buckinghamshire +20 22 £477 +12.31% 8
Berkshire -7 20 £500 +8.11% 15
West Sussex +29 17 £488 +2.63% 3
Hampshire -20 16 £559 +24.17% 9
Surrey +43 14 £463 -2.63% 9
Kent +20 5 £475 -2.56% 8
East Sussex +35 1 £500 +25.00% 4
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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 47 (49.47%) Java
2 39 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (33.68%) JavaScript
3 32 (33.68%) AWS
4 31 (32.63%) RESTful
5 29 (30.53%) SOAP
6 28 (29.47%) Git (software)
7 23 (24.21%) Jenkins
7 23 (24.21%) DevOps
8 22 (23.16%) Microservices
8 22 (23.16%) AWS Lambda
8 22 (23.16%) Serverless
8 22 (23.16%) HTML
9 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (20.00%) Scrum
10 19 (20.00%) SQL
10 19 (20.00%) XML
11 18 (18.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (17.89%) C#
12 17 (17.89%) Oracle
12 17 (17.89%) Spring
13 16 (16.84%) CSS
13 16 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (16.84%) Docker
14 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
15 14 (14.74%) Maven
15 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
15 14 (14.74%) Azure
15 14 (14.74%) Java 8
15 14 (14.74%) Kubernetes

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 13 (13.68%) Apache
2 10 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (9.47%) AquaLogic
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (9.47%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.26%) Confluence
5 4 (4.21%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.16%) IIS
6 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.11%) CMS
7 2 (2.11%) Drupal
7 2 (2.11%) Headless CMS
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.05%) Anypoint
8 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) CPLEX
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.05%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.11%) StreamServe
3 1 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.05%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 32 (33.68%) AWS
2 22 (23.16%) AWS Lambda
2 22 (23.16%) Serverless
3 18 (18.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 14 (14.74%) Azure
5 12 (12.63%) Amazon S3
6 10 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (9.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (8.42%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (8.42%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (7.37%) GitHub
10 6 (6.32%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (6.32%) AWS CloudTrail
10 6 (6.32%) AWS CodePipeline
11 5 (5.26%) AWS CodeBuild
11 5 (5.26%) Power Platform
12 4 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (4.21%) npm
12 4 (4.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) FTP
1 3 (3.16%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) Extranet
3 1 (1.05%) Intranet
3 1 (1.05%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.05%) MVNO
3 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.53%) MySQL
3 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (8.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.32%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
7 6 (6.32%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (5.26%) Power BI
8 5 (5.26%) SAP HANA
9 4 (4.21%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (3.16%) DB2
10 3 (3.16%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (2.11%) GIS
11 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) Git (software)
2 23 (24.21%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.74%) Maven
4 9 (9.47%) JIRA
4 9 (9.47%) Subversion
5 6 (6.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (6.32%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.32%) Selenium
5 6 (6.32%) Spinnaker
6 4 (4.21%) Ant
6 4 (4.21%) Grunt
6 4 (4.21%) Mocha
6 4 (4.21%) webpack
7 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.16%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.37%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.16%) Law
3 3 (3.16%) Legal
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (44.21%) Developer
2 15 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) Architect
5 12 (12.63%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (6.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Applications Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.63%) RESTful
2 29 (30.53%) SOAP
3 22 (23.16%) HTML
4 19 (20.00%) XML
5 17 (17.89%) Spring
6 16 (16.84%) CSS
7 13 (13.68%) .NET
7 13 (13.68%) Node.js
8 12 (12.63%) JMS
8 12 (12.63%) REST
9 11 (11.58%) AngularJS
9 11 (11.58%) Java EE
9 11 (11.58%) React
10 10 (10.53%) EJB
10 10 (10.53%) Hibernate
10 10 (10.53%) XSD
11 9 (9.47%) iBATIS
11 9 (9.47%) JPA
11 9 (9.47%) JSON
11 9 (9.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) User Experience
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.21%) Cloud Native
5 4 (4.21%) CMDB
6 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.11%) DataPower
7 2 (2.11%) Life Science
8 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.05%) Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Linux
2 10 (10.53%) Unix
2 10 (10.53%) Windows
3 5 (5.26%) Android
3 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.16%) Debian
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) CentOS
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.21%) DevOps
3 22 (23.16%) Microservices
4 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (20.00%) Scrum
6 16 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
8 11 (11.58%) BDD
8 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure as Code
8 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.58%) Process Management
8 11 (11.58%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.47%) MVC
9 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.47%) Web Development
10 8 (8.42%) SOA
11 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
11 7 (7.37%) Kanban
11 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (49.47%) Java
2 32 (33.68%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.00%) SQL
4 17 (17.89%) C#
5 14 (14.74%) Java 8
6 11 (11.58%) Python
7 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.32%) C
7 6 (6.32%) ES6
7 6 (6.32%) Go
7 6 (6.32%) Ruby
7 6 (6.32%) Scala
8 5 (5.26%) Apple Swift
8 5 (5.26%) Kotlin
8 5 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.21%) Perl
9 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.16%) BeanShell
10 3 (3.16%) Bourne shell
10 3 (3.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) Degree
4 5 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.16%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.11%) MCAD
6 2 (2.11%) MCITP
6 2 (2.11%) MCPD
7 1 (1.05%) CEH
7 1 (1.05%) CISA
7 1 (1.05%) CISM
7 1 (1.05%) CISSP
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.05%) CRISC
7 1 (1.05%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) COBIT
2 1 (1.05%) COSO
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) NIST
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (16.84%) Docker
2 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) RACF
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) Kubernetes
2 12 (12.63%) Terraform
3 6 (6.32%) Packer
4 4 (4.21%) Kibana
5 3 (3.16%) Ansible
5 3 (3.16%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.05%) Istio
7 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.05%) Puppet
7 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Oracle
2 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.47%) BEA
3 9 (9.47%) SAP
4 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.32%) Xamarin
6 4 (4.21%) Adobe
6 4 (4.21%) Capita
6 4 (4.21%) IBM
6 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.16%) OutSystems
7 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.11%) Google
8 2 (2.11%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.11%) OpenText
8 2 (2.11%) Pardot
8 2 (2.11%) Remedy
8 2 (2.11%) Tableau
9 1 (1.05%) BMC
9 1 (1.05%) Telerik