Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 855 680 815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.27% 4.46% 4.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.46% 16.27% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 431 575
South East median daily rate £418 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% -1.79% +12.00%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £306
90th Percentile £588 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 19
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% +6.67%
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +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 4,631 4,180 4,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.52% 27.41% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,898 2,510 3,193
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £304 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 101 137
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £21.33 £18.22 £14.45
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £55.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +3 333 £438 +0.29% 131
Surrey +1 146 £500 +14.29% 50
Hampshire +7 137 £400 - 37
Berkshire -4 135 £400 -1.54% 54
Oxfordshire +13 117 £438 -2.78% 48
Kent +8 103 £350 - 16
West Sussex +2 82 £480 +17.07% 10
Buckinghamshire +2 81 £463 +32.14% 29
East Sussex +14 42 £350 -3.45% 18
Middlesex -20 5 £425 -5.56% 2
Home Counties - 2 £325 -
Sussex -2 1 £600 -
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 373 (43.63%) Java
2 340 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (31.93%) SQL Server
4 269 (31.46%) SQL
5 248 (29.01%) JavaScript
6 247 (28.89%) HTML
7 229 (26.78%) CSS
8 224 (26.20%) .NET
9 213 (24.91%) Continuous Integration
10 212 (24.80%) C#
11 202 (23.63%) SOAP
12 200 (23.39%) Oracle
12 200 (23.39%) MVC
12 200 (23.39%) TDD
13 199 (23.27%) REST
14 195 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
15 187 (21.87%) AngularJS
15 187 (21.87%) Microsoft
16 182 (21.29%) Linux
17 171 (20.00%) Scrum
18 170 (19.88%) Git (software)
19 159 (18.60%) RESTful
20 158 (18.48%) Spring
21 147 (17.19%) Windows
22 140 (16.37%) Jenkins
23 128 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
24 122 (14.27%) Finance
25 116 (13.57%) Test Automation
26 113 (13.22%) Web Development
27 107 (12.51%) XML

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 65 (7.60%) Confluence
2 52 (6.08%) Apache
3 41 (4.80%) WebLogic
4 40 (4.68%) Tomcat
5 38 (4.44%) Apache Spark
6 37 (4.33%) WebSphere
7 36 (4.21%) IIS
8 31 (3.63%) CMS
9 29 (3.39%) Liferay
9 29 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 28 (3.27%) GlassFish
11 18 (2.11%) JBoss
12 15 (1.75%) nginx
13 14 (1.64%) OpenStack
13 14 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (1.52%) Drupal
15 12 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (1.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 8 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.82%) Magento
2 7 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 195 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.63%) SaaS
4 24 (2.81%) IaaS
5 18 (2.11%) Google Analytics
6 17 (1.99%) Google Tag Manager
6 17 (1.99%) Office 365
6 17 (1.99%) Serverless
7 15 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.75%) PaaS
8 13 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (1.52%) GitHub
9 10 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.17%) iPaaS
10 8 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.94%) Sauce Labs
10 8 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.82%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.86%) HTTP
2 31 (3.63%) Internet
3 25 (2.92%) DNS
4 20 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.99%) Kerberos
6 15 (1.75%) Firewall
6 15 (1.75%) PuTTY
6 15 (1.75%) WinSCP
7 12 (1.40%) Network Security
7 12 (1.40%) VPN
8 10 (1.17%) AMQP
8 10 (1.17%) DHCP
9 9 (1.05%) SSH
10 8 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.70%) NAS
11 6 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (0.70%) SAN
12 5 (0.58%) BGP
12 5 (0.58%) IPsec
12 5 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (31.93%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.13%) Oracle Database
3 58 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 56 (6.55%) MySQL
5 50 (5.85%) Big Data
6 48 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (4.33%) MongoDB
8 35 (4.09%) Hadoop
9 33 (3.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 29 (3.39%) HBase
11 28 (3.27%) Apache Hive
12 27 (3.16%) Data Lake
12 27 (3.16%) Impala
12 27 (3.16%) NoSQL
12 27 (3.16%) Sqoop
13 24 (2.81%) Redis
14 22 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 170 (19.88%) Git (software)
2 140 (16.37%) Jenkins
3 96 (11.23%) JIRA
4 88 (10.29%) Maven
5 78 (9.12%) Selenium
6 69 (8.07%) Eclipse
7 62 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (6.32%) Subversion
9 53 (6.20%) SoapUI
10 45 (5.26%) JUnit
11 34 (3.98%) ReSharper
12 33 (3.86%) Ant
13 32 (3.74%) Visual Studio
14 26 (3.04%) Cucumber
15 25 (2.92%) Gradle
15 25 (2.92%) NUnit
16 22 (2.57%) IntelliJ
17 21 (2.46%) SpecFlow
18 20 (2.34%) Bitbucket
19 17 (1.99%) gulp
General
1 122 (14.27%) Finance
2 28 (3.27%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.22%) Banking
4 16 (1.87%) Marketing
5 15 (1.75%) Publishing
6 12 (1.40%) Retail
7 8 (0.94%) Legal
8 5 (0.58%) Billing
8 5 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.35%) Advertising
10 3 (0.35%) Electronics
11 2 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 556 (65.03%) Developer
2 187 (21.87%) Java Developer
3 141 (16.49%) .NET Developer
4 127 (14.85%) C# Developer
5 95 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 72 (8.42%) Architect
7 65 (7.60%) SQL Developer
8 63 (7.37%) Senior Developer
9 46 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
10 42 (4.91%) Analyst
11 41 (4.80%) SQL Server Developer
12 39 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 38 (4.44%) Tester
13 38 (4.44%) Web Developer
14 36 (4.21%) AWS Developer
15 32 (3.74%) ASP.NET Developer
16 31 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 30 (3.51%) Python Developer
18 28 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
19 27 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (28.89%) HTML
2 229 (26.78%) CSS
3 224 (26.20%) .NET
4 202 (23.63%) SOAP
5 199 (23.27%) REST
6 187 (21.87%) AngularJS
7 159 (18.60%) RESTful
8 158 (18.48%) Spring
9 128 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 107 (12.51%) XML
11 104 (12.16%) ASP.NET
12 87 (10.18%) jQuery
13 79 (9.24%) WCF
14 78 (9.12%) .NET Framework
14 78 (9.12%) Hibernate
15 70 (8.19%) EJB
15 70 (8.19%) JSON
16 68 (7.95%) HTML5
17 63 (7.37%) Ajax
18 60 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 44 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 39 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (3.86%) User Experience
7 31 (3.63%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.81%) NHS
9 20 (2.34%) Client/Server
10 18 (2.11%) Derivative
11 17 (1.99%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.75%) Replication
13 14 (1.64%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.40%) Clustering
15 11 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.94%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.82%) CMDB
17 7 (0.82%) IVR
17 7 (0.82%) Mainframe
18 6 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 182 (21.29%) Linux
2 147 (17.19%) Windows
3 56 (6.55%) Windows Server
4 48 (5.61%) Unix
5 39 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (3.04%) Apple iOS
7 25 (2.92%) Android
8 21 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (2.34%) CentOS
10 13 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.40%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.82%) Debian
14 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.58%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.47%) Fedora
16 4 (0.47%) SUSE
17 3 (0.35%) HPUX
17 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
18 2 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (24.91%) Continuous Integration
3 200 (23.39%) MVC
3 200 (23.39%) TDD
4 171 (20.00%) Scrum
5 116 (13.57%) Test Automation
6 113 (13.22%) Web Development
7 99 (11.58%) Unit Testing
8 86 (10.06%) DevOps
8 86 (10.06%) SOA
9 78 (9.12%) Microservices
9 78 (9.12%) OO
10 73 (8.54%) Kanban
11 62 (7.25%) BDD
12 58 (6.78%) MVVM
13 54 (6.32%) Migration
13 54 (6.32%) Refactoring
14 49 (5.73%) API Testing
15 47 (5.50%) E-Commerce
15 47 (5.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 373 (43.63%) Java
2 269 (31.46%) SQL
3 248 (29.01%) JavaScript
4 212 (24.80%) C#
5 58 (6.78%) Python
6 49 (5.73%) T-SQL
6 49 (5.73%) VB.NET
7 43 (5.03%) PL/SQL
7 43 (5.03%) Scala
8 32 (3.74%) C
8 32 (3.74%) PHP
9 30 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 27 (3.16%) Bash Shell
10 27 (3.16%) Groovy
11 21 (2.46%) Perl
12 19 (2.22%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.75%) Ruby
14 14 (1.64%) Apple Swift
14 14 (1.64%) F#
15 10 (1.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (8.77%) Degree
2 33 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.29%) ISEB
6 7 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.70%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.47%) PMP
10 3 (0.35%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.35%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.23%) CISSP
11 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (9.12%) QA
2 24 (2.81%) HL7
3 7 (0.82%) GCP
4 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.47%) PA-DSS
4 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (7.60%) Docker
2 27 (3.16%) Apache Flume
2 27 (3.16%) HDFS
3 24 (2.81%) Active Directory
4 21 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (1.75%) vSphere
7 11 (1.29%) Hyper-V
8 10 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.23%) vCloud
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.12%) XenApp
11 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (3.16%) Oozie
2 18 (2.11%) Ansible
3 15 (1.75%) Puppet
3 15 (1.75%) SCOM
4 10 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 10 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.17%) SCCM
4 10 (1.17%) Terraform
5 7 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.70%) Nagios
7 5 (0.58%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.58%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.58%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.47%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.35%) Graphite
9 3 (0.35%) logstash
9 3 (0.35%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.35%) Salt
9 3 (0.35%) StatsD
Vendors
1 200 (23.39%) Oracle
2 187 (21.87%) Microsoft
3 55 (6.43%) HP
4 48 (5.61%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (5.50%) Google
6 41 (4.80%) IBM
7 40 (4.68%) VMware
8 31 (3.63%) Red Hat
9 29 (3.39%) Talend
10 27 (3.16%) Cloudera
10 27 (3.16%) Hortonworks
11 23 (2.69%) Sitecore
12 18 (2.11%) SAP
13 17 (1.99%) MapR
13 17 (1.99%) Software AG
13 17 (1.99%) Tealium
13 17 (1.99%) webMethods
14 14 (1.64%) New Relic
15 12 (1.40%) McAfee
16 10 (1.17%) Citrix