Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 November 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 49 41
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 248 224 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.37% 3.90% 4.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.00% 14.31% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 179 202
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £301
90th Percentile £563 £555 £538
England median daily rate £463 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.53 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.91% -57.23% -53.44%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% +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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1459 1565 1789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.73% 27.27% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 1144 1249
South West median daily rate £395 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £537 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 92
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in the South West

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in the South West

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in the South West

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in the South West

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Bristol -6 59 £400 -12.33% 24
Devon +23 55 £400 +11.11% 6
Wiltshire -17 41 £413 +25.00% 3
Gloucestershire +24 38 £500 +36.99% 13
Somerset +6 25 £363 +5.07% 4
Dorset +12 21 £430 +1.18% 3
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 128 (51.61%) Java
2 124 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (30.65%) JavaScript
4 74 (29.84%) Amazon AWS
5 67 (27.02%) Git (software)
6 59 (23.79%) Spring
7 56 (22.58%) HTML
8 53 (21.37%) REST
9 52 (20.97%) SQL
10 51 (20.56%) SOAP
11 50 (20.16%) Jenkins
12 46 (18.55%) Security Cleared
13 45 (18.15%) Python
14 44 (17.74%) CSS
14 44 (17.74%) RESTful
14 44 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (17.34%) Maven
15 43 (17.34%) DevOps
16 42 (16.94%) XML
17 40 (16.13%) Linux
18 39 (15.73%) Docker
19 37 (14.92%) J2EE
20 36 (14.52%) Scrum
20 36 (14.52%) jQuery
20 36 (14.52%) Microservices
21 34 (13.71%) .NET
21 34 (13.71%) C#
22 33 (13.31%) Software Engineering
22 33 (13.31%) AngularJS
23 31 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (3.23%) Apache
1 8 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (3.23%) IIS
2 7 (2.82%) CMS
2 7 (2.82%) Confluence
2 7 (2.82%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (2.42%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.02%) Kentico
4 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.61%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.61%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.61%) JCAPS
5 4 (1.61%) nginx
5 4 (1.61%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.81%) SPSS
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.21%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (29.84%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (11.69%) Serverless
3 24 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
4 22 (8.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (7.66%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (1.61%) Office 365
7 4 (1.61%) PaaS
8 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.21%) GitHub
8 3 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.81%) G Suite
9 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.81%) SaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.40%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.23%) Firewall
2 7 (2.82%) HTTP
3 5 (2.02%) DHCP
3 5 (2.02%) DNS
4 4 (1.61%) Intranet
4 4 (1.61%) LDAP
4 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.21%) VPN
6 2 (0.81%) Internet
6 2 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.81%) IPsec
6 2 (0.81%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.81%) Network Security
6 2 (0.81%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.81%) SMS
6 2 (0.81%) SSL
6 2 (0.81%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.40%) SSH
7 1 (0.40%) WAN
7 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.66%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (6.85%) MongoDB
2 17 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.23%) Big Data
6 7 (2.82%) MySQL
6 7 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.02%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.02%) Snowflake Schema
8 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.02%) Star Schema
9 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.61%) DB2
9 4 (1.61%) HBase
9 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (27.02%) Git (software)
2 50 (20.16%) Jenkins
3 43 (17.34%) Maven
4 25 (10.08%) Gradle
5 20 (8.06%) JIRA
6 18 (7.26%) Eclipse
7 15 (6.05%) JUnit
8 13 (5.24%) TeamCity
9 12 (4.84%) SoapUI
10 9 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (3.63%) Subversion
11 8 (3.23%) Ant
12 7 (2.82%) IntelliJ
12 7 (2.82%) Selenium
13 6 (2.42%) Mercurial
13 6 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.02%) NuGet
15 4 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.61%) SpecFlow
15 4 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (10.48%) Finance
2 9 (3.63%) Banking
3 8 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.82%) Marketing
5 6 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.61%) Electronics
7 3 (1.21%) Military
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 148 (59.68%) Developer
2 77 (31.05%) Java Developer
3 28 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (10.48%) Architect
5 23 (9.27%) AWS Engineer
6 21 (8.47%) AWS DevOps
7 20 (8.06%) AWS Developer
8 17 (6.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 17 (6.85%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.05%) .NET Developer
9 15 (6.05%) DevOps Developer
10 13 (5.24%) Automation Engineer
11 12 (4.84%) Automation Developer
12 11 (4.44%) Consultant
12 11 (4.44%) Java Engineer
13 9 (3.63%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (3.63%) Java Software Engineer
14 8 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.23%) Software Developer
15 7 (2.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (23.79%) Spring
2 56 (22.58%) HTML
3 53 (21.37%) REST
4 51 (20.56%) SOAP
5 44 (17.74%) CSS
5 44 (17.74%) RESTful
6 42 (16.94%) XML
7 37 (14.92%) J2EE
8 36 (14.52%) jQuery
9 34 (13.71%) .NET
10 33 (13.31%) AngularJS
11 26 (10.48%) Spring Boot
12 24 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 24 (9.68%) JSON
13 19 (7.66%) HTML5
13 19 (7.66%) Node.js
13 19 (7.66%) React
14 16 (6.45%) ASP.NET
15 15 (6.05%) WSDL
16 12 (4.84%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.24%) Cloud Native
2 13 (5.24%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.23%) iPad
4 8 (3.23%) User Experience
5 7 (2.82%) NHS
6 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.21%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.21%) RIA
7 3 (1.21%) W3C
8 2 (0.81%) CMDB
8 2 (0.81%) Fintech
8 2 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) PKI
8 2 (0.81%) Social Media
8 2 (0.81%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.13%) Linux
2 22 (8.87%) Windows
3 10 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (4.03%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.02%) Unix
6 3 (1.21%) Android
6 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (17.34%) DevOps
4 36 (14.52%) Microservices
4 36 (14.52%) Scrum
5 33 (13.31%) Software Engineering
6 28 (11.29%) SOA
7 26 (10.48%) TDD
8 25 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (9.68%) MVC
10 23 (9.27%) Test Automation
11 18 (7.26%) Build Automation
11 18 (7.26%) Migration
12 16 (6.45%) Web Development
13 15 (6.05%) Open Source
14 13 (5.24%) Coaching
14 13 (5.24%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.24%) Unit Testing
15 12 (4.84%) Configuration Management
15 12 (4.84%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 128 (51.61%) Java
2 76 (30.65%) JavaScript
3 52 (20.97%) SQL
4 45 (18.15%) Python
5 34 (13.71%) C#
6 19 (7.66%) C
7 11 (4.44%) Groovy
8 9 (3.63%) Ruby
9 8 (3.23%) C++
10 7 (2.82%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.82%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.42%) Kotlin
11 6 (2.42%) PHP
12 5 (2.02%) Apex Code
12 5 (2.02%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.02%) SOQL
12 5 (2.02%) SOSL
13 4 (1.61%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (18.55%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.82%) Degree
5 5 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.81%) CISM
6 2 (0.81%) CISSP
6 2 (0.81%) OSCP
6 2 (0.81%) SANS
7 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.42%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) HL7
3 2 (0.81%) GDPR
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) GCP
4 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (15.73%) Docker
2 9 (3.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.21%) HDFS
5 3 (1.21%) vSphere
6 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.81%) IAG
6 2 (0.81%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.81%) Xen
7 1 (0.40%) vCloud
7 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (8.06%) Kubernetes
2 19 (7.66%) Ansible
3 11 (4.44%) Puppet
4 10 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.03%) Rancher
5 3 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.81%) SCCM
6 2 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.81%) Terraform
7 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) Mesos
7 1 (0.40%) Sysdig
7 1 (0.40%) vRealize
7 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (10.48%) Oracle
2 24 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.03%) VMware
4 9 (3.63%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.82%) Google
5 7 (2.82%) webMethods
6 6 (2.42%) Citrix
6 6 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.42%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.61%) HP
7 4 (1.61%) SAP
7 4 (1.61%) Talend
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco
8 3 (1.21%) IBM
8 3 (1.21%) New Relic
8 3 (1.21%) OpenText
8 3 (1.21%) Pegasus
8 3 (1.21%) Snow
9 2 (0.81%) ATG
9 2 (0.81%) Sophos