Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 51 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 378 684 887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.54% 4.27% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.58% 13.50% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 414 659
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £322 £313 £326
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 19
South East median hourly rate £80.00 £47.95 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.84% +6.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £45.00 £35.00 £39.60
90th Percentile £82.50 £54.75 £49.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% - +5.88%

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 2,592 5,066 4,844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.26% 31.64% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,623 3,281 3,039
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £320 £308
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 65 84
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £30.00 £19.45 £22.95
90th Percentile £82.50 £55.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.40
% change year-on-year -1.18% +5.19% +1.01%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 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 +18 215 £450 -10.00% 64
Berkshire +9 156 £458 -8.50% 36
Hampshire -17 82 £493 +15.88% 53
Surrey +9 50 £500 +16.28% 41
Buckinghamshire +28 35 £425 -10.53% 14
Oxfordshire +16 24 £450 +2.86% 14
West Sussex -3 17 £425 -5.56% 14
Kent -15 6 £308 -29.71% 11
Sussex -3 4 £488 +8.33%
East Sussex -9 3 £450 -0.55% 7
Middlesex +13 1 - -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 140 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (31.22%) Java
3 113 (29.89%) JavaScript
4 105 (27.78%) SOAP
5 103 (27.25%) SQL
6 102 (26.98%) REST
7 94 (24.87%) Azure
8 87 (23.02%) Microsoft
9 85 (22.49%) Python
10 80 (21.16%) AWS
11 79 (20.90%) Security Cleared
12 73 (19.31%) C#
13 71 (18.78%) SC Cleared
14 63 (16.67%) .NET
14 63 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 62 (16.40%) HTML
16 61 (16.14%) Oracle
17 60 (15.87%) Git (software)
18 59 (15.61%) RESTful
19 55 (14.55%) XML
20 54 (14.29%) Windows
20 54 (14.29%) Linux
21 52 (13.76%) CSS
21 52 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
22 48 (12.70%) SOA
22 48 (12.70%) Software Engineering
23 46 (12.17%) Scrum
24 44 (11.64%) AngularJS
24 44 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
25 43 (11.38%) Perl

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 16 (4.23%) Confluence
2 13 (3.44%) CMS
3 12 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.38%) Apache
6 8 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.85%) GeoServer
7 7 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.32%) Drupal
9 5 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.06%) Headless CMS
10 4 (1.06%) JBoss
10 4 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.79%) IIS
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (8.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.59%) Magento
4 4 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.79%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.26%) Data Workbench
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle TCA
7 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 94 (24.87%) Azure
2 80 (21.16%) AWS
3 41 (10.85%) SaaS
4 39 (10.32%) Serverless
5 38 (10.05%) Office 365
6 32 (8.47%) IaaS
6 32 (8.47%) PaaS
7 27 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
8 26 (6.88%) GCP
9 24 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (4.76%) Amazon S3
11 15 (3.97%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (3.97%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 14 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (3.44%) GitHub
14 11 (2.91%) Power Platform
15 9 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (2.38%) CloudFront
15 9 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
16 8 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.52%) SNMP
2 26 (6.88%) Firewall
3 25 (6.61%) Internet
3 25 (6.61%) TCP/IP
4 24 (6.35%) DNS
5 23 (6.08%) VPN
6 22 (5.82%) Reverse Proxy
7 18 (4.76%) NAS
7 18 (4.76%) SAN
8 7 (1.85%) HTTP
9 4 (1.06%) BGP
10 3 (0.79%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.79%) OSPF
10 3 (0.79%) RIP
11 2 (0.53%) DOCSIS
11 2 (0.53%) FTP
11 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.53%) Network Security
11 2 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.82%) MySQL
3 21 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 15 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.44%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.17%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.38%) Geospatial Data
10 8 (2.12%) DB2
10 8 (2.12%) GIS
10 8 (2.12%) Power BI
10 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.85%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.73%) Selenium
3 30 (7.94%) JIRA
4 29 (7.67%) Jenkins
5 25 (6.61%) Cucumber
6 14 (3.70%) Maven
7 11 (2.91%) JMeter
8 9 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.12%) Ant
9 8 (2.12%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.12%) SoapUI
9 8 (2.12%) SpecFlow
9 8 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (1.85%) JUnit
10 7 (1.85%) Subversion
11 6 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.59%) Gradle
11 6 (1.59%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.32%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.32%) StyleCop
General
1 27 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.76%) Finance
3 13 (3.44%) Public Sector
4 7 (1.85%) Marketing
4 7 (1.85%) Retail
5 5 (1.32%) German Language
5 5 (1.32%) Law
6 4 (1.06%) Banking
6 4 (1.06%) Legal
6 4 (1.06%) Local Government
7 3 (0.79%) Back Office
7 3 (0.79%) French Language
7 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.53%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (40.48%) Developer
2 84 (22.22%) Architect
3 47 (12.43%) Solutions Architect
4 36 (9.52%) Designer
5 34 (8.99%) Java Developer
6 30 (7.94%) .NET Developer
7 29 (7.67%) Solutions Designer
8 17 (4.50%) Consultant
9 16 (4.23%) C# Developer
10 14 (3.70%) Analyst
10 14 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 11 (2.91%) Tester
12 10 (2.65%) Azure Engineer
12 10 (2.65%) Java Engineer
12 10 (2.65%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (2.65%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.38%) AWS Developer
13 9 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (2.12%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (27.78%) SOAP
2 102 (26.98%) REST
3 63 (16.67%) .NET
4 62 (16.40%) HTML
5 59 (15.61%) RESTful
6 55 (14.55%) XML
7 52 (13.76%) CSS
8 44 (11.64%) AngularJS
9 38 (10.05%) Node.js
9 38 (10.05%) Spring
10 34 (8.99%) JSON
11 29 (7.67%) React
12 28 (7.41%) ASP.NET
13 25 (6.61%) HTML5
14 22 (5.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (5.29%) Middleware
16 17 (4.50%) .NET Core
16 17 (4.50%) .NET Framework
16 17 (4.50%) jQuery
17 15 (3.97%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.82%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (5.82%) Replication
3 15 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.91%) Public Cloud
5 10 (2.65%) User Experience
6 9 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.12%) CMDB
7 8 (2.12%) Linked Data
7 8 (2.12%) Smart City
8 7 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Licensing
9 6 (1.59%) Clustering
9 6 (1.59%) Life Science
9 6 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.59%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.32%) IVR
10 5 (1.32%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.32%) PKI
10 5 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 54 (14.29%) Linux
1 54 (14.29%) Windows
2 18 (4.76%) Unix
3 13 (3.44%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.12%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.53%) Android
5 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.53%) CentOS
5 2 (0.53%) Solaris
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
3 48 (12.70%) SOA
3 48 (12.70%) Software Engineering
4 46 (12.17%) Scrum
5 40 (10.58%) Microservices
6 39 (10.32%) DevOps
6 39 (10.32%) Unit Testing
7 37 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (9.79%) Test Automation
8 33 (8.73%) Web Development
9 31 (8.20%) TDD
10 30 (7.94%) SDLC
11 29 (7.67%) Integration Testing
11 29 (7.67%) Network Management
12 28 (7.41%) CRM
12 28 (7.41%) ETL
12 28 (7.41%) Migration
12 28 (7.41%) MVC
13 26 (6.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 118 (31.22%) Java
2 113 (29.89%) JavaScript
3 103 (27.25%) SQL
4 85 (22.49%) Python
5 73 (19.31%) C#
6 43 (11.38%) Perl
7 42 (11.11%) PHP
8 34 (8.99%) Shell Script
9 28 (7.41%) PowerShell
10 17 (4.50%) Java 8
11 14 (3.70%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.44%) C
13 12 (3.17%) C++
14 8 (2.12%) SHACL
14 8 (2.12%) SPARQL
14 8 (2.12%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.12%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (1.59%) R
15 6 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 79 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 71 (18.78%) SC Cleared
3 31 (8.20%) Degree
4 7 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (1.59%) ISEB
5 6 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.32%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.79%) SANS
9 2 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CCDA
10 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.97%) QA
2 7 (1.85%) GxP
3 3 (0.79%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.79%) SEPA
3 3 (0.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) BS7799
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) GMP
5 1 (0.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.26%) NIST
System Software
1 24 (6.35%) Docker
2 19 (5.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.32%) NFS
4 5 (1.32%) RACF
5 3 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.53%) vSphere
7 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (9.79%) Amdocs OSS
2 33 (8.73%) Netcool
2 33 (8.73%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 30 (7.94%) Kubernetes
4 21 (5.56%) Terraform
5 16 (4.23%) Ansible
6 13 (3.44%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.85%) Puppet
8 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.06%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.26%) Consul
10 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.26%) Nagios
10 1 (0.26%) OpenNebula
10 1 (0.26%) Packer
10 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 87 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 61 (16.14%) Oracle
3 42 (11.11%) IBM
4 40 (10.58%) Remedy
5 38 (10.05%) ServiceNow
6 37 (9.79%) Cramer
7 33 (8.73%) BMC
7 33 (8.73%) Siebel
7 33 (8.73%) xMatters
8 30 (7.94%) Google
9 19 (5.03%) Cisco
10 17 (4.50%) Nokia
11 14 (3.70%) Huawei
12 13 (3.44%) Atlassian
13 9 (2.38%) Adobe
13 9 (2.38%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (2.38%) VMware
13 9 (2.38%) Workday
14 7 (1.85%) TIBCO