Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 778 879 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.64% 5.21% 4.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.06% 18.45% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 620 458
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% +0.30%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £322
90th Percentile £575 £575 £528
England median daily rate £488 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +3.72% +7.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 36
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26.65 £39.80 £36.88
90th Percentile £49.13 £48.75 £59.31
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +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 5,532 4,764 4,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.96% 28.24% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,603 2,917 2,693
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £281
90th Percentile £575 £570 £538
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 91 121
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26.65 £16.64 £18.22
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +5 303 £450 +5.88% 91
Hampshire +6 232 £425 +6.25% 38
Berkshire +19 181 £475 +18.75% 52
Surrey -43 90 £465 -2.03% 25
Oxfordshire -10 70 £444 -1.39% 17
West Sussex -24 57 £453 +0.58% 16
Buckinghamshire -4 52 £438 +16.67% 22
East Sussex -14 35 £450 +30.43% 9
Kent -13 29 £450 +28.57% 18
Middlesex +15 5 - -
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Sussex +8 3 £450 -25.00%
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 382 (49.10%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (43.57%) Java
3 240 (30.85%) SQL
4 227 (29.18%) REST
5 220 (28.28%) JavaScript
6 203 (26.09%) .NET
7 187 (24.04%) TDD
8 177 (22.75%) RESTful
9 175 (22.49%) Git (software)
10 172 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
11 164 (21.08%) SOAP
12 161 (20.69%) HTML
13 157 (20.18%) C#
14 155 (19.92%) Oracle
15 149 (19.15%) Spring
16 143 (18.38%) DevOps
17 141 (18.12%) Jenkins
18 140 (17.99%) XML
18 140 (17.99%) CSS
19 136 (17.48%) MVC
20 131 (16.84%) Scrum
21 128 (16.45%) SQL Server
22 120 (15.42%) Microservices
23 117 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
24 112 (14.40%) Test Automation
25 110 (14.14%) BDD
26 105 (13.50%) AngularJS
26 105 (13.50%) Docker
26 105 (13.50%) Microsoft
27 104 (13.37%) 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 (7.46%) Confluence
2 42 (5.40%) MQSeries
3 31 (3.98%) CMS
3 31 (3.98%) WebSphere
4 27 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 27 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 25 (3.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 24 (3.08%) IIS
7 22 (2.83%) JBoss
8 17 (2.19%) Apache
9 14 (1.80%) Apache Solr
10 12 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
10 12 (1.54%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.29%) Mule
11 10 (1.29%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.16%) Umbraco
13 8 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
14 7 (0.90%) Liferay
14 7 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.77%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.51%) Magento
5 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.39%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.26%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.26%) Sonata
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 172 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (10.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (7.46%) Serverless
4 50 (6.43%) AWS Lambda
5 39 (5.01%) Amazon S3
6 34 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (3.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 29 (3.73%) Amazon SQS
9 26 (3.34%) CloudFront
10 25 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (3.21%) GitHub
11 23 (2.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 22 (2.83%) SaaS
13 19 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (1.93%) Amazon Kinesis
15 14 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
16 13 (1.67%) Office 365
17 12 (1.54%) Boomi
18 11 (1.41%) Force.com
19 8 (1.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.53%) Internet
2 35 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.98%) DNS
4 30 (3.86%) VPN
5 28 (3.60%) Firewall
6 26 (3.34%) HTTP
7 24 (3.08%) Reverse Proxy
8 13 (1.67%) SAN
9 10 (1.29%) SSL
10 9 (1.16%) HTTPS
10 9 (1.16%) NAS
11 8 (1.03%) NFC
12 6 (0.77%) Bluetooth
13 5 (0.64%) Network Security
14 4 (0.51%) DVB
14 4 (0.51%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.51%) FTP
14 4 (0.51%) MPLS
14 4 (0.51%) SNMP
14 4 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (16.45%) SQL Server
2 85 (10.93%) NoSQL
3 69 (8.87%) MongoDB
4 53 (6.81%) Oracle Database
5 47 (6.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 44 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 42 (5.40%) Couchbase
8 41 (5.27%) MySQL
9 38 (4.88%) Relational Database
10 35 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
11 24 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
14 16 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.54%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 11 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 175 (22.49%) Git (software)
2 141 (18.12%) Jenkins
3 104 (13.37%) Maven
4 86 (11.05%) JIRA
5 61 (7.84%) Selenium
6 54 (6.94%) JUnit
7 50 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 42 (5.40%) Cucumber
9 41 (5.27%) Visual Studio
10 34 (4.37%) Subversion
11 31 (3.98%) IntelliJ
11 31 (3.98%) SonarQube
12 30 (3.86%) Eclipse
13 26 (3.34%) SoapUI
14 24 (3.08%) Mercurial
15 19 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
16 18 (2.31%) TeamCity
17 16 (2.06%) webpack
18 15 (1.93%) Gradle
19 11 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (8.23%) Finance
2 42 (5.40%) Games
3 33 (4.24%) Retail
4 22 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.31%) Banking
6 16 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.93%) Back Office
7 15 (1.93%) Publishing
8 13 (1.67%) Marketing
9 12 (1.54%) Legal
10 11 (1.41%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.90%) Billing
12 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.39%) Electronics
13 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 2 (0.26%) Avionics
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
13 2 (0.26%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 435 (55.91%) Developer
2 131 (16.84%) Java Developer
3 95 (12.21%) .NET Developer
4 81 (10.41%) Architect
5 50 (6.43%) C# Developer
6 46 (5.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (5.91%) Software Engineer
7 44 (5.66%) Tester
8 41 (5.27%) Analyst
9 37 (4.76%) SQL Developer
10 36 (4.63%) Senior Developer
11 33 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
12 32 (4.11%) React Developer
13 29 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
14 23 (2.96%) Angular Developer
14 23 (2.96%) Consultant
14 23 (2.96%) Software Developer
14 23 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
15 20 (2.57%) JavaScript Developer
16 19 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (29.18%) REST
2 203 (26.09%) .NET
3 177 (22.75%) RESTful
4 164 (21.08%) SOAP
5 161 (20.69%) HTML
6 149 (19.15%) Spring
7 140 (17.99%) CSS
7 140 (17.99%) XML
8 105 (13.50%) AngularJS
9 91 (11.70%) Spring Boot
10 85 (10.93%) .NET Framework
11 82 (10.54%) JSON
12 77 (9.90%) ASP.NET
13 74 (9.51%) ASP.NET Web API
14 71 (9.13%) React
15 69 (8.87%) Hibernate
15 69 (8.87%) JMS
16 67 (8.61%) jQuery
17 62 (7.97%) Entity Framework
17 62 (7.97%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.35%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (6.30%) User Experience
3 27 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.21%) Public Cloud
5 24 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.57%) Replication
7 19 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.19%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.19%) Microsoft Licensing
9 16 (2.06%) Life Science
10 15 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.54%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.54%) Driving Licence
13 10 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.29%) Social Media
14 9 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.16%) iPad
15 8 (1.03%) Fintech
15 8 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.21%) Linux
2 79 (10.15%) Windows
3 32 (4.11%) Unix
3 32 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.16%) Android
6 9 (1.16%) Solaris
6 9 (1.16%) SUSE
7 8 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.90%) CentOS
8 7 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.26%) Debian
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.26%) zOS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (49.10%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (24.04%) TDD
3 143 (18.38%) DevOps
4 136 (17.48%) MVC
5 131 (16.84%) Scrum
6 120 (15.42%) Microservices
7 117 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
8 112 (14.40%) Test Automation
9 110 (14.14%) BDD
10 99 (12.72%) Software Engineering
11 81 (10.41%) OO
12 78 (10.03%) SOA
13 76 (9.77%) Unit Testing
14 71 (9.13%) User Stories
15 68 (8.74%) E-Commerce
16 66 (8.48%) Kanban
17 58 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
18 55 (7.07%) Open Source
19 46 (5.91%) Migration
20 45 (5.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 339 (43.57%) Java
2 240 (30.85%) SQL
3 220 (28.28%) JavaScript
4 157 (20.18%) C#
5 103 (13.24%) Java 8
6 79 (10.15%) Scala
7 62 (7.97%) PL/SQL
8 57 (7.33%) Python
9 48 (6.17%) Java 9
10 31 (3.98%) C++
11 29 (3.73%) Groovy
11 29 (3.73%) PowerShell
12 27 (3.47%) T-SQL
13 21 (2.70%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.31%) Go
14 18 (2.31%) PHP
15 16 (2.06%) C
16 15 (1.93%) Ruby
17 11 (1.41%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (9.51%) Security Cleared
2 65 (8.35%) Degree
3 46 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.34%) DV Cleared
5 23 (2.96%) ISEB
6 21 (2.70%) ISTQB
7 18 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.16%) CISSP
9 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (1.03%) CCSP
10 8 (1.03%) CISA
10 8 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.03%) CISM
10 8 (1.03%) CLAS
10 8 (1.03%) CREST Certified
10 8 (1.03%) IISP
11 6 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.77%) QA
2 18 (2.31%) GDPR
3 13 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.03%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (1.03%) ISO 22301
5 8 (1.03%) ISO 31000
5 8 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 8 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.90%) PMO
6 7 (0.90%) SLA
7 3 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 105 (13.50%) Docker
2 21 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.03%) ISA Server
5 7 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.51%) vSphere
6 4 (0.51%) XenApp
6 4 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.26%) NFS
7 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.13%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 42 (5.40%) Ansible
2 41 (5.27%) Kubernetes
3 23 (2.96%) Puppet
4 18 (2.31%) Terraform
5 15 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.16%) HP ALM
7 8 (1.03%) Nessus
7 8 (1.03%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.51%) SCCM
10 3 (0.39%) nmon
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.39%) SCOM
10 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.26%) Amdocs OSS
11 2 (0.26%) Kibana
11 2 (0.26%) Salt
11 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 155 (19.92%) Oracle
2 105 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 35 (4.50%) IBM
4 32 (4.11%) SAP
5 31 (3.98%) Adobe
6 30 (3.86%) Google
7 28 (3.60%) Red Hat
8 26 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (3.21%) Atlassian
10 16 (2.06%) Citrix
11 12 (1.54%) Dell
11 12 (1.54%) HP
11 12 (1.54%) Splunk
11 12 (1.54%) WSO2
12 11 (1.41%) Okta
13 10 (1.29%) Cisco
13 10 (1.29%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.16%) CA
14 9 (1.16%) Informatica
14 9 (1.16%) VMware