The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 19 27 19
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 42 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.99% 5.40% 6.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.25% 20.42% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 18
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +7.43% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 160 142 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 34.26% 26.44% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 106 58
Median daily rate £380 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in South Yorkshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in South Yorkshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in South Yorkshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in South Yorkshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Sheffield +10 36 £425 +11.11% 7
Doncaster -4 2 £375 -9.09%
Web Services
Yorkshire

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (61.63%) Java
3 36 (41.86%) Linux
4 34 (39.53%) Git (software)
5 33 (38.37%) REST
6 32 (37.21%) TDD
7 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
8 29 (33.72%) BDD
9 27 (31.40%) CSS
10 23 (26.74%) Configuration Management
10 23 (26.74%) Front End Development
11 22 (25.58%) RESTful
12 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (24.42%) Unix
13 20 (23.26%) DevOps
14 19 (22.09%) Spring
14 19 (22.09%) Automated Testing
15 18 (20.93%) User Experience
15 18 (20.93%) Relational Database
15 18 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (19.77%) Open Source
16 17 (19.77%) Python
17 16 (18.60%) Mac OS X
17 16 (18.60%) Prototyping
18 14 (16.28%) Web Development
19 13 (15.12%) Ruby
19 13 (15.12%) HTML
19 13 (15.12%) Mentoring
20 12 (13.95%) Puppet
20 12 (13.95%) Scala

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.16%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.16%) Documentum
3 1 (1.16%) Drupal
3 1 (1.16%) FileNet
3 1 (1.16%) Liferay
3 1 (1.16%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.16%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.79%) GitHub
3 3 (3.49%) IaaS
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
1 7 (8.14%) SSL
1 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) LDAP
3 2 (2.33%) NAS
3 2 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.65%) MySQL
4 4 (4.65%) Redis
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (39.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.30%) Subversion
3 5 (5.81%) Gradle
3 5 (5.81%) JUnit
3 5 (5.81%) Maven
3 5 (5.81%) Mockito
3 5 (5.81%) Selenium
4 4 (4.65%) Hudson
4 4 (4.65%) jMock
4 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.49%) Spock
6 2 (2.33%) Ant
6 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.33%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.33%) EasyMock
6 2 (2.33%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.33%) JIRA
6 2 (2.33%) NUnit
6 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Banking
2 1 (1.16%) Electronics
2 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.16%) Marketing
2 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) Developer
2 29 (33.72%) Java Developer
3 20 (23.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (10.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Digital Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Digital Technical Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Tester
9 2 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.33%) Digital Developer
9 2 (2.33%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (38.37%) REST
2 27 (31.40%) CSS
3 22 (25.58%) RESTful
4 19 (22.09%) Spring
5 13 (15.12%) HTML
6 12 (13.95%) SOAP
7 10 (11.63%) XML
8 8 (9.30%) .NET
8 8 (9.30%) Java EE
9 7 (8.14%) Node.js
10 6 (6.98%) J2EE
10 6 (6.98%) Laravel
10 6 (6.98%) React
10 6 (6.98%) XSD
11 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.81%) JSON
11 5 (5.81%) WSDL
12 4 (4.65%) jQuery
12 4 (4.65%) Spring Boot
13 3 (3.49%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) User Experience
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Blog
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.86%) Linux
2 21 (24.42%) Unix
3 16 (18.60%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.33%) Solaris
4 2 (2.33%) SUSE
4 2 (2.33%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.21%) TDD
3 29 (33.72%) BDD
4 23 (26.74%) Configuration Management
4 23 (26.74%) Front End Development
5 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (23.26%) DevOps
7 19 (22.09%) Automated Testing
8 17 (19.77%) Open Source
9 16 (18.60%) Prototyping
10 14 (16.28%) Web Development
11 13 (15.12%) Mentoring
12 11 (12.79%) Line Management
13 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
13 8 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (8.14%) Scrum
14 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
15 6 (6.98%) Project Management
15 6 (6.98%) SDLC
15 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (61.63%) Java
2 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.77%) Python
4 13 (15.12%) Ruby
5 12 (13.95%) Scala
6 10 (11.63%) SQL
7 6 (6.98%) C#
7 6 (6.98%) Groovy
8 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.49%) Go
10 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.33%) Clojure
11 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.16%) ECMAScript
12 1 (1.16%) ES6
12 1 (1.16%) Jython
12 1 (1.16%) Korn
12 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.16%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) Docker
2 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Puppet
2 8 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.30%) Salt
3 7 (8.14%) Ansible
3 7 (8.14%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) VMware
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) Adobe
3 3 (3.49%) IBM
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) EMC
4 2 (2.33%) HP
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.33%) Veritas
5 1 (1.16%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.16%) OpenText
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.16%) Solace
5 1 (1.16%) Vignette
5 1 (1.16%) Xerox