Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 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 West
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 57 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 213 262 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.91% 4.12% 4.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.00% 14.52% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 150 149
South West median daily rate £469 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.88% +17.24%
10th Percentile £325 £335 £323
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
England median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 2
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £61.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.09% +29.47% +101.91%
10th Percentile £27.75 £41.00 £43.25
90th Percentile £45.86 £69.00 £49.75
England median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +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 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 1,420 1,805 1,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.08% 28.37% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 1,191 892
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £316 £319 £288
90th Percentile £575 £613 £563
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 14
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +4.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £20.65 £30.20 £25.03
90th Percentile £51.12 £64.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.41% +4.61% -

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 16 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in the South West over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 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
Bristol +5 89 £438 -2.78% 41
Devon +19 50 £450 +20.00% 25
Wiltshire -41 32 £515 -6.36% 7
Somerset +16 23 £450 +20.00% 9
Gloucestershire -6 9 £525 +10.53% 8
Dorset -9 2 - - 9
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 133 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (49.30%) Security Cleared
3 104 (48.83%) Java
4 89 (41.78%) SC Cleared
5 86 (40.38%) JavaScript
6 77 (36.15%) AWS
7 63 (29.58%) XML
8 59 (27.70%) RESTful
9 53 (24.88%) Scrum
10 51 (23.94%) .NET
10 51 (23.94%) Azure
11 50 (23.47%) Public Sector
11 50 (23.47%) C#
12 49 (23.00%) Microsoft
13 47 (22.07%) Oracle
14 42 (19.72%) SQL
14 42 (19.72%) SOAP
15 39 (18.31%) Test Automation
16 36 (16.90%) SDLC
17 35 (16.43%) Node.js
17 35 (16.43%) TDD
17 35 (16.43%) Linux
18 34 (15.96%) HTML
19 33 (15.49%) JSON
20 32 (15.02%) Degree
20 32 (15.02%) Spring
21 31 (14.55%) CSS
21 31 (14.55%) BDD
22 30 (14.08%) Git (software)
22 30 (14.08%) Web Development

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 13 (6.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (5.16%) Mule
2 11 (5.16%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (5.16%) Red Hat Fuse
2 11 (5.16%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.76%) Confluence
5 7 (3.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.88%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.41%) Apache
7 3 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.94%) Apache Qpid
8 2 (0.94%) Gunicorn
8 2 (0.94%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) Appian
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Drupal
9 1 (0.47%) JBoss
9 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 6 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 77 (36.15%) AWS
2 51 (23.94%) Azure
3 18 (8.45%) Serverless
4 17 (7.98%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (6.57%) GCP
6 8 (3.76%) Office 365
7 6 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.88%) IaaS
10 3 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.41%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.94%) AWS Step Functions
11 2 (0.94%) PaaS
11 2 (0.94%) SaaS
12 1 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.47%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.39%) Ethernet
2 19 (8.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.29%) X.500
4 6 (2.82%) SSH
5 4 (1.88%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.88%) Skype
6 3 (1.41%) HTTP
7 2 (0.94%) Internet
7 2 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.57%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 9 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.76%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.76%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.35%) QualityStage
5 5 (2.35%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (1.88%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.41%) PowerCenter
7 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.94%) DataStage
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.47%) MySQL
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 30 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 28 (13.15%) Cucumber
3 24 (11.27%) NetBeans
4 21 (9.86%) Selenium
4 21 (9.86%) Visual Studio
5 19 (8.92%) Eclipse
6 17 (7.98%) Mockito
7 15 (7.04%) Jenkins
8 14 (6.57%) Maven
9 13 (6.10%) JUnit
10 12 (5.63%) GitLab
11 11 (5.16%) JIRA
12 7 (3.29%) Subversion
13 6 (2.82%) Appium
13 6 (2.82%) git-flow
13 6 (2.82%) Vagrant
14 5 (2.35%) HP UFT
14 5 (2.35%) Postman
14 5 (2.35%) Sahi
14 5 (2.35%) WATIR
General
1 50 (23.47%) Public Sector
2 27 (12.68%) Manufacturing
3 24 (11.27%) Finance
4 23 (10.80%) Marketing
5 22 (10.33%) Telecoms
6 20 (9.39%) Electronics
7 19 (8.92%) Aerospace
7 19 (8.92%) Military
8 4 (1.88%) Retail
9 3 (1.41%) Billing
10 2 (0.94%) Local Government
10 2 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (54.46%) Developer
2 42 (19.72%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.55%) Software Developer
4 22 (10.33%) Senior Developer
5 19 (8.92%) Consultant
6 13 (6.10%) .NET Developer
6 13 (6.10%) Architect
7 11 (5.16%) Analyst
8 10 (4.69%) Cloud Consultant
8 10 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (4.23%) Integration Developer
9 9 (4.23%) PHP Developer
9 9 (4.23%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 8 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.29%) Java Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Oracle Consultant
12 6 (2.82%) Integration Consultant
12 6 (2.82%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (2.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (29.58%) XML
2 59 (27.70%) RESTful
3 51 (23.94%) .NET
4 42 (19.72%) SOAP
5 35 (16.43%) Node.js
6 34 (15.96%) HTML
7 33 (15.49%) JSON
8 32 (15.02%) Spring
9 31 (14.55%) CSS
10 22 (10.33%) AngularJS
11 20 (9.39%) REST
12 19 (8.92%) Qt
13 17 (7.98%) ActiveX
13 17 (7.98%) DirectX
13 17 (7.98%) MFC
13 17 (7.98%) Middleware
13 17 (7.98%) OAuth
13 17 (7.98%) OpenGL
14 15 (7.04%) LDAP
15 14 (6.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.76%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (3.76%) User Experience
4 6 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.35%) PKI
6 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.88%) NHS
6 4 (1.88%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.88%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.41%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.94%) Acoustics
8 2 (0.94%) CMDB
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.94%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.43%) Linux
2 27 (12.68%) Windows
3 7 (3.29%) Unix
3 7 (3.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.82%) Android
4 6 (2.82%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.88%) Scrum
3 39 (18.31%) Test Automation
4 36 (16.90%) SDLC
5 35 (16.43%) TDD
6 31 (14.55%) BDD
7 30 (14.08%) Web Development
8 29 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (12.68%) Software Engineering
10 26 (12.21%) Kanban
11 25 (11.74%) Continuous Deployment
12 22 (10.33%) Digital Marketing
12 22 (10.33%) Mathematics
13 20 (9.39%) Programme Management
14 19 (8.92%) Identity Access Management
15 18 (8.45%) SOA
16 16 (7.51%) DevOps
17 15 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (7.04%) Unit Testing
18 14 (6.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 104 (48.83%) Java
2 86 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 50 (23.47%) C#
4 42 (19.72%) SQL
5 28 (13.15%) Python
6 24 (11.27%) C++
7 17 (7.98%) GLSL
7 17 (7.98%) HLSL
8 11 (5.16%) PHP
9 10 (4.69%) Groovy
9 10 (4.69%) Java 8
9 10 (4.69%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.23%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.29%) XPath
12 6 (2.82%) PHP 7
13 5 (2.35%) Ruby
14 4 (1.88%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.94%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 105 (49.30%) Security Cleared
2 89 (41.78%) SC Cleared
3 32 (15.02%) Degree
4 12 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.35%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.88%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.88%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.88%) RIBA
8 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.69%) QA
2 7 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.94%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.57%) NDS
2 14 (6.57%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 12 (5.63%) Docker
4 6 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (7.51%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 9 (4.23%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.76%) Terraform
4 7 (3.29%) Ansible
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.41%) Puppet
6 3 (1.41%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.94%) SCCM
7 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.47%) Rancher
Vendors
1 49 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (22.07%) Oracle
3 21 (9.86%) NetIQ
3 21 (9.86%) SAP
4 19 (8.92%) ForgeRock
5 16 (7.51%) Google
6 11 (5.16%) WSO2
7 9 (4.23%) VMware
8 7 (3.29%) IBM
8 7 (3.29%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (2.82%) Novell
9 6 (2.82%) Ping Identity
9 6 (2.82%) Siemens
10 5 (2.35%) BiZZdesign
10 5 (2.35%) Talend
11 4 (1.88%) BT
11 4 (1.88%) Telerik
11 4 (1.88%) Twitter
12 3 (1.41%) Informatica
12 3 (1.41%) Micro Focus