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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 33 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 430 474 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.57% 5.32% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.41% 19.92% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 329 246
Median daily rate £400 £450 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +14.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £589 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +71.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.51 £59.31 £28.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year +10.34% -4.10%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2107 2379 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.29% 26.70% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5871 5543 5677
Median daily rate £403 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 192 68
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £12.25 £15.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +1 95 £425 -5.55% 22
Hampshire -2 84 £395 +8.96% 35
Berkshire +15 68 £400 - 28
Buckinghamshire +6 64 £350 - 18
Kent +11 45 £345 -54.00% 4
Oxfordshire -18 41 £450 -5.26% 23
East Sussex +5 20 £338 -3.57% 3
West Sussex -13 15 £445 -1.11% 4
Middlesex -8 1 £325 -27.77%
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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.

1 366 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (39.91%) Java
3 336 (38.10%) SQL
4 285 (32.31%) REST
5 255 (28.91%) XML
6 251 (28.46%) .NET
7 228 (25.85%) JavaScript
8 225 (25.51%) Oracle
9 205 (23.24%) SQL Server
10 196 (22.22%) TDD
11 184 (20.86%) C#
12 180 (20.41%) SOAP
13 177 (20.07%) Finance
14 171 (19.39%) HTML
15 170 (19.27%) Git (software)
16 166 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
17 163 (18.48%) Microsoft
18 157 (17.80%) Scrum
19 155 (17.57%) CSS
19 155 (17.57%) Linux
20 147 (16.67%) Python
21 136 (15.42%) RESTful
22 133 (15.08%) Test Automation
22 133 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
23 132 (14.97%) OO
24 131 (14.85%) MVC
25 127 (14.40%) Spring
26 124 (14.06%) Relational Database
27 120 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
28 119 (13.49%) Jenkins

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 69 (7.82%) JBoss
2 44 (4.99%) CMS
3 40 (4.54%) IIS
4 39 (4.42%) WebLogic
5 38 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 32 (3.63%) WebSphere
7 27 (3.06%) Tomcat
8 26 (2.95%) Sitecore CMS
9 25 (2.83%) Apache
10 24 (2.72%) Confluence
11 22 (2.49%) SharePoint
12 20 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (1.47%) NServiceBus
15 12 (1.36%) WildFly
16 9 (1.02%) Apache Solr
16 9 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
17 8 (0.91%) OpenStack
18 7 (0.79%) ATG Dynamo
19 6 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (1.13%) Magento
4 7 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) BASE24
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Postilion
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 133 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 25 (2.83%) PaaS
3 25 (2.83%) SaaS
4 24 (2.72%) Google App Engine
5 23 (2.61%) IaaS
6 22 (2.49%) Google Compute Engine
7 18 (2.04%) GitHub
8 11 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.13%) OpenShift
10 9 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.91%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.79%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.79%) Office 365
13 6 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.20%) Internet
2 34 (3.85%) HTTP
3 21 (2.38%) LDAP
4 18 (2.04%) SSL
5 15 (1.70%) DNS
6 14 (1.59%) SSH
7 11 (1.25%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.02%) Firewall
8 9 (1.02%) MVNO
8 9 (1.02%) SMTP
9 8 (0.91%) Diameter Protocol
9 8 (0.91%) INAP
9 8 (0.91%) Intelligent Network
9 8 (0.91%) Network Security
9 8 (0.91%) SNMP
9 8 (0.91%) SS7
10 7 (0.79%) VPN
11 6 (0.68%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.68%) WAN
12 4 (0.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 124 (14.06%) Relational Database
3 95 (10.77%) Oracle Database
4 54 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 41 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 30 (3.40%) Oracle Database 12c
9 27 (3.06%) MySQL
9 27 (3.06%) NoSQL
9 27 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (2.72%) MongoDB
11 20 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
14 14 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (1.59%) Redis
15 13 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 170 (19.27%) Git (software)
2 120 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 119 (13.49%) Jenkins
4 106 (12.02%) Maven
5 93 (10.54%) JIRA
6 59 (6.69%) Selenium
7 47 (5.33%) Subversion
8 41 (4.65%) Eclipse
8 41 (4.65%) JUnit
9 39 (4.42%) Gradle
10 38 (4.31%) Visual Studio
11 36 (4.08%) Ant
12 24 (2.72%) Cucumber
13 20 (2.27%) Protractor
14 18 (2.04%) IntelliJ
14 18 (2.04%) Mockito
14 18 (2.04%) SpecFlow
14 18 (2.04%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.59%) Bitbucket
15 14 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 177 (20.07%) Finance
2 43 (4.88%) Banking
3 29 (3.29%) Retail
4 27 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.61%) Publishing
6 11 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
7 10 (1.13%) Back Office
8 7 (0.79%) Law
9 5 (0.57%) Electronics
9 5 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.57%) Legal
10 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.45%) Marketing
11 2 (0.23%) Games
11 2 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 541 (61.34%) Developer
2 165 (18.71%) Java Developer
3 146 (16.55%) .NET Developer
4 106 (12.02%) Analyst
5 79 (8.96%) C# Developer
6 73 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 70 (7.94%) Systems Analyst
8 57 (6.46%) Web Developer
9 46 (5.22%) SQL Developer
9 46 (5.22%) Tester
10 44 (4.99%) Architect
11 43 (4.88%) Oracle Analyst
12 42 (4.76%) Pensions Analyst
13 40 (4.54%) Senior Developer
14 33 (3.74%) Insurance Systems Analyst
15 32 (3.63%) Python Developer
15 32 (3.63%) Technical Analyst
16 31 (3.51%) Sitecore Developer
17 30 (3.40%) Django Developer
17 30 (3.40%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (32.31%) REST
2 255 (28.91%) XML
3 251 (28.46%) .NET
4 180 (20.41%) SOAP
5 171 (19.39%) HTML
6 155 (17.57%) CSS
7 136 (15.42%) RESTful
8 127 (14.40%) Spring
9 114 (12.93%) .NET Framework
10 107 (12.13%) AngularJS
11 101 (11.45%) JSON
12 81 (9.18%) Entity Framework
13 77 (8.73%) ASP.NET
14 69 (7.82%) WCF
15 62 (7.03%) Hibernate
16 58 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
16 58 (6.58%) HTML5
17 53 (6.01%) jQuery
18 51 (5.78%) Ajax
18 51 (5.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.35%) Algorithms
2 56 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 28 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (1.93%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.70%) User Experience
5 15 (1.70%) Virtual Team
6 13 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.47%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 8 (0.91%) Derivative
9 7 (0.79%) CMDB
9 7 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.68%) W3C
11 3 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.34%) MPEG
11 3 (0.34%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.34%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 155 (17.57%) Linux
2 105 (11.90%) Windows
3 70 (7.94%) Unix
4 38 (4.31%) Windows Server
5 28 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.59%) Android
9 10 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.57%) Debian
11 4 (0.45%) CentOS
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.34%) Solaris
12 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.23%) AIX
13 2 (0.23%) SUSE
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (22.22%) TDD
3 166 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
4 157 (17.80%) Scrum
5 133 (15.08%) Test Automation
6 132 (14.97%) OO
7 131 (14.85%) MVC
8 114 (12.93%) DevOps
9 109 (12.36%) SDLC
10 97 (11.00%) Unit Testing
11 93 (10.54%) SOA
11 93 (10.54%) Web Development
12 77 (8.73%) OOD
13 69 (7.82%) Data Analysis
14 64 (7.26%) Software Engineering
15 57 (6.46%) Migration
16 54 (6.12%) E-Commerce
17 53 (6.01%) BDD
17 53 (6.01%) Data Management
18 52 (5.90%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 352 (39.91%) Java
2 336 (38.10%) SQL
3 228 (25.85%) JavaScript
4 184 (20.86%) C#
5 147 (16.67%) Python
6 72 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 39 (4.42%) PowerShell
8 38 (4.31%) PL/SQL
9 36 (4.08%) Ruby
10 30 (3.40%) PHP
11 26 (2.95%) TypeScript
12 25 (2.83%) Groovy
13 24 (2.72%) VB
14 19 (2.15%) Perl
15 18 (2.04%) VB.NET
16 16 (1.81%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.81%) C
17 13 (1.47%) Scala
18 12 (1.36%) F#
19 11 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 70 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 53 (6.01%) Degree
3 49 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.81%) ISEB
5 14 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.34%) MCSD
11 2 (0.23%) CISA
11 2 (0.23%) CISSP
11 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.23%) PMP
11 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.03%) QA
2 11 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.57%) SLA
6 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.23%) PMO
8 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) IFRS
8 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (4.65%) Docker
2 25 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.79%) vSphere
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.23%) vCloud
8 2 (0.23%) zsh
9 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (3.29%) Ansible
2 25 (2.83%) Puppet
3 17 (1.93%) Terraform
4 16 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.13%) HP Fortify
6 9 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.91%) vRealize
8 6 (0.68%) logstash
9 5 (0.57%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.57%) Salt
10 4 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (0.45%) Fluentd
10 4 (0.45%) Graphite
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.45%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.45%) StatsD
10 4 (0.45%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.34%) Nagios
11 3 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 225 (25.51%) Oracle
2 163 (18.48%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 38 (4.31%) VMware
5 33 (3.74%) Google
6 29 (3.29%) IBM
7 25 (2.83%) HP
8 23 (2.61%) ServiceNow
9 20 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 19 (2.15%) SAP
11 17 (1.93%) Splunk
12 11 (1.25%) Citrix
12 11 (1.25%) Infragistics
13 10 (1.13%) Remedy
13 10 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (1.02%) BMC
14 9 (1.02%) McAfee
14 9 (1.02%) Rackspace
14 9 (1.02%) Symantec
14 9 (1.02%) Veritas
Hampshire
ECOM
Rate: £400 - £480 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 14 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Day rate £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Yoh
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Good rates and Opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 27 days ago