Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 45 37
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 509 791 901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.88% 4.68% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.96% 14.12% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 527 633
South East median daily rate £465 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £362 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £488 £469
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 33
South East median hourly rate £80.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.24% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £35.25 £26.65 £40.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £49.21 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.36% - +4.65%

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 3,403 5,602 4,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.94% 33.14% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,074 3,644 2,924
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £574
England median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 72 93
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £16.14 £26.52 £13.20
90th Percentile £82.50 £53.63 £48.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% +2.56%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +2 254 £450 - 80
Berkshire +1 180 £475 - 45
Hampshire -21 144 £450 +2.27% 44
Surrey +14 59 £500 +5.26% 29
Buckinghamshire +15 45 £425 -2.86% 18
West Sussex -4 32 £475 - 13
Oxfordshire -1 30 £475 +5.56% 17
Kent -9 8 £396 -11.94% 11
East Sussex -9 7 £400 -8.57% 9
Sussex -4 4 £488 +8.33% 1
Middlesex +9 1 £450 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 175 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (31.83%) Azure
3 158 (31.04%) Microsoft
4 127 (24.95%) SQL
5 125 (24.56%) AWS
6 119 (23.38%) JavaScript
7 116 (22.79%) C#
7 116 (22.79%) Java
8 110 (21.61%) .NET
9 98 (19.25%) Windows
10 95 (18.66%) Security Cleared
10 95 (18.66%) REST
11 93 (18.27%) SOAP
12 90 (17.68%) SQL Server
13 81 (15.91%) SC Cleared
14 80 (15.72%) Oracle
15 79 (15.52%) SOA
16 72 (14.15%) Python
17 70 (13.75%) XML
18 68 (13.36%) TDD
19 66 (12.97%) CSS
19 66 (12.97%) DevOps
20 65 (12.77%) Test Automation
20 65 (12.77%) RESTful
20 65 (12.77%) SaaS
20 65 (12.77%) HTML
20 65 (12.77%) Linux
21 64 (12.57%) Scrum
21 64 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
21 64 (12.57%) Git (software)

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 19 (3.73%) Confluence
2 13 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.55%) WebLogic
3 11 (2.16%) Mule
4 10 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (1.77%) JBoss
6 8 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.38%) GeoServer
8 6 (1.18%) IIS
8 6 (1.18%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.98%) Apache
9 5 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.98%) CMS
9 5 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.59%) Liferay
11 3 (0.59%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (3.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.98%) Magento
4 4 (0.79%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.59%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 162 (31.83%) Azure
2 125 (24.56%) AWS
3 65 (12.77%) SaaS
4 57 (11.20%) IaaS
5 54 (10.61%) Office 365
5 54 (10.61%) PaaS
6 33 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (6.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 31 (6.09%) GCP
9 27 (5.30%) Serverless
10 18 (3.54%) Amazon S3
10 18 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (3.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (2.16%) GitHub
14 10 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
14 10 (1.96%) OpenShift
14 10 (1.96%) Power Platform
15 9 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (1.77%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.59%) Firewall
2 52 (10.22%) VPN
3 51 (10.02%) Internet
4 49 (9.63%) DNS
4 49 (9.63%) TCP/IP
5 47 (9.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 41 (8.06%) NAS
6 41 (8.06%) SAN
7 17 (3.34%) SNMP
8 10 (1.96%) HTTP
9 9 (1.77%) WAN
10 8 (1.57%) LAN
11 7 (1.38%) BGP
11 7 (1.38%) EIGRP
11 7 (1.38%) OSPF
12 5 (0.98%) IPsec
13 4 (0.79%) HSRP
13 4 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.79%) VoIP
13 4 (0.79%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.73%) MySQL
3 18 (3.54%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.34%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.14%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.55%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.96%) SAP BW
9 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.77%) Geospatial Data
10 9 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 64 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 51 (10.02%) Jenkins
3 41 (8.06%) Selenium
4 31 (6.09%) JIRA
5 29 (5.70%) Cucumber
6 24 (4.72%) Visual Studio Team System
7 20 (3.93%) Maven
8 19 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (3.54%) Bitbucket
10 17 (3.34%) SoapUI
11 16 (3.14%) SpecFlow
12 14 (2.75%) Visual Studio
13 11 (2.16%) MSI
13 11 (2.16%) Postman
13 11 (2.16%) webpack
14 10 (1.96%) JMeter
15 9 (1.77%) JUnit
16 8 (1.57%) Mockito
17 7 (1.38%) Grunt
17 7 (1.38%) Mocha
General
1 47 (9.23%) Telecoms
2 37 (7.27%) Finance
3 24 (4.72%) Retail
4 18 (3.54%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.57%) Back Office
5 8 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.38%) German Language
7 6 (1.18%) Banking
7 6 (1.18%) Law
8 5 (0.98%) French Language
9 4 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.79%) Legal
9 4 (0.79%) Marketing
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Police
Job Titles
1 191 (37.52%) Developer
2 110 (21.61%) Architect
3 46 (9.04%) .NET Developer
4 45 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
5 38 (7.47%) Java Developer
6 31 (6.09%) C# Developer
7 27 (5.30%) Consultant
8 24 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (4.32%) Designer
10 20 (3.93%) Software Engineer
11 19 (3.73%) Solutions Designer
12 17 (3.34%) Azure Engineer
12 17 (3.34%) SQL Developer
13 16 (3.14%) Analyst
13 16 (3.14%) Azure Architect
14 15 (2.95%) WinForms Developer
15 14 (2.75%) Cloud Engineer
15 14 (2.75%) Tester
16 13 (2.55%) Cloud Architect
16 13 (2.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (21.61%) .NET
2 95 (18.66%) REST
3 93 (18.27%) SOAP
4 70 (13.75%) XML
5 66 (12.97%) CSS
6 65 (12.77%) HTML
6 65 (12.77%) RESTful
7 51 (10.02%) ASP.NET
8 39 (7.66%) JSON
9 36 (7.07%) Spring
10 35 (6.88%) React
11 34 (6.68%) .NET Framework
12 32 (6.29%) .NET Core
13 31 (6.09%) AngularJS
14 29 (5.70%) jQuery
15 28 (5.50%) J2EE
15 28 (5.50%) Node.js
16 25 (4.91%) Middleware
17 20 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (3.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.84%) Replication
2 32 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 22 (4.32%) Public Cloud
5 21 (4.13%) User Experience
6 20 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.54%) Data Centre
8 16 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.75%) Microsoft Licensing
10 11 (2.16%) CMDB
10 11 (2.16%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (2.16%) Smart City
11 9 (1.77%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.77%) Clustering
11 9 (1.77%) Life Science
12 8 (1.57%) Linked Data
13 7 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.38%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.98%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 98 (19.25%) Windows
2 65 (12.77%) Linux
3 17 (3.34%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.95%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.16%) Unix
6 6 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.79%) Android
8 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (15.52%) SOA
3 68 (13.36%) TDD
4 66 (12.97%) DevOps
5 65 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 64 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (12.57%) Scrum
7 61 (11.98%) Software Engineering
8 56 (11.00%) Microservices
9 54 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 41 (8.06%) Computer Science
11 41 (8.06%) Information Security
12 40 (7.86%) BDD
13 37 (7.27%) ITIL
13 37 (7.27%) Unit Testing
14 35 (6.88%) Kanban
15 30 (5.89%) Analytics
15 30 (5.89%) ERP
15 30 (5.89%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (24.95%) SQL
2 119 (23.38%) JavaScript
3 116 (22.79%) C#
3 116 (22.79%) Java
4 72 (14.15%) Python
5 57 (11.20%) PowerShell
6 25 (4.91%) PHP
7 22 (4.32%) Perl
8 21 (4.13%) C++
9 19 (3.73%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.34%) ABAP
11 16 (3.14%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.16%) Java 8
12 11 (2.16%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.96%) C
13 10 (1.96%) SAPscript
14 9 (1.77%) R
14 9 (1.77%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.57%) SHACL
15 8 (1.57%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 95 (18.66%) Security Cleared
2 81 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 52 (10.22%) Degree
4 9 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.57%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.18%) ISEB
7 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.29%) QA
2 5 (0.98%) SLA
3 3 (0.59%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.59%) SEPA
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.39%) NIST
4 2 (0.39%) PMO
5 1 (0.20%) BS7799
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) GAMP
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 31 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.89%) Docker
3 11 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.18%) vSphere
7 5 (0.98%) NFS
8 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.20%) LXC
8 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (6.68%) Kubernetes
2 28 (5.50%) Amdocs OSS
3 22 (4.32%) Ansible
3 22 (4.32%) Single Sign-On
4 21 (4.13%) Terraform
5 14 (2.75%) Netcool
5 14 (2.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 13 (2.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (2.16%) Puppet
8 8 (1.57%) HP ALM
8 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.98%) Nagios
9 5 (0.98%) SCOM
10 4 (0.79%) Packer
11 2 (0.39%) CASB
11 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.20%) Salt
12 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 158 (31.04%) Microsoft
2 80 (15.72%) Oracle
3 40 (7.86%) Google
4 29 (5.70%) SAP
5 28 (5.50%) Cramer
6 27 (5.30%) VMware
7 26 (5.11%) Cisco
8 24 (4.72%) Remedy
9 23 (4.52%) ServiceNow
10 21 (4.13%) Workday
11 20 (3.93%) IBM
12 16 (3.14%) BMC
13 14 (2.75%) Nokia
13 14 (2.75%) Siebel
13 14 (2.75%) xMatters
14 13 (2.55%) Atlassian
15 12 (2.36%) HP
15 12 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (1.96%) Dell
16 10 (1.96%) TIBCO