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 28 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 29 32
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.96% 4.75% 3.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.79% 14.48% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 8
Median daily rate £500 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £402 £375
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 112 145 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 33.43% 32.81% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 111 60
Median daily rate £375 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +12.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 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
Sheffield +12 26 £500 +17.64% 7
Doncaster - 3 £390 - 1
Web Services
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 54 (77.14%) Java
2 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 39 (55.71%) JavaScript
5 37 (52.86%) TDD
6 36 (51.43%) Git (software)
7 35 (50.00%) CSS
8 33 (47.14%) Linux
8 33 (47.14%) BDD
9 31 (44.29%) REST
10 30 (42.86%) Front End Development
11 28 (40.00%) Relational Database
11 28 (40.00%) Unix
12 27 (38.57%) User Experience
13 26 (37.14%) Prototyping
13 26 (37.14%) Mac OS X
13 26 (37.14%) Configuration Management
14 21 (30.00%) Line Management
14 21 (30.00%) Mentoring
15 19 (27.14%) DevOps
15 19 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (22.86%) Degree
16 16 (22.86%) RESTful
17 15 (21.43%) React
18 14 (20.00%) Web Development
18 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
18 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
19 13 (18.57%) Finance
19 13 (18.57%) Scrum
20 12 (17.14%) Spring

Web Services
Co-occurring 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 3 (4.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (4.29%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Documentum
2 1 (1.43%) Drupal
2 1 (1.43%) FileNet
2 1 (1.43%) Liferay
2 1 (1.43%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.43%) LiveLink
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
1 3 (4.29%) LDAP
1 3 (4.29%) SSL
1 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) Intranet
3 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.29%) MySQL
3 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.86%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) Redis
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (51.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.57%) JUnit
3 3 (4.29%) Maven
3 3 (4.29%) Mockito
3 3 (4.29%) Selenium
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.86%) DbUnit
4 2 (2.86%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.86%) Hudson
4 2 (2.86%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) jMock
4 2 (2.86%) NUnit
4 2 (2.86%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.43%) Gradle
5 1 (1.43%) Spock
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Electronics
2 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.14%) Marketing
2 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (75.71%) Developer
2 36 (51.43%) Java Developer
3 26 (37.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (18.57%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Architect
6 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Developer in Test
7 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) HTML Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Tester
8 1 (1.43%) Consultant
8 1 (1.43%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.43%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.43%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (1.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.00%) CSS
2 31 (44.29%) REST
3 16 (22.86%) RESTful
4 15 (21.43%) React
5 12 (17.14%) Spring
6 11 (15.71%) HTML
7 9 (12.86%) XML
8 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.57%) Java EE
9 6 (8.57%) JSON
10 5 (7.14%) Apache Camel
10 5 (7.14%) JAXB
10 5 (7.14%) Node.js
10 5 (7.14%) SOAP
11 4 (5.71%) CSS3
11 4 (5.71%) HTML5
11 4 (5.71%) J2EE
11 4 (5.71%) JMS
11 4 (5.71%) jQuery
12 3 (4.29%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.57%) User Experience
2 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Linux
2 28 (40.00%) Unix
3 26 (37.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 37 (52.86%) TDD
4 33 (47.14%) BDD
5 30 (42.86%) Front End Development
6 26 (37.14%) Configuration Management
6 26 (37.14%) Prototyping
7 21 (30.00%) Line Management
7 21 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 19 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (27.14%) DevOps
9 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 14 (20.00%) Web Development
10 13 (18.57%) Scrum
11 11 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
13 9 (12.86%) Open Source
14 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.57%) OO
14 6 (8.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (77.14%) Java
2 39 (55.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.43%) Scala
4 7 (10.00%) Python
4 7 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (4.29%) Go
5 3 (4.29%) SQL
6 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.43%) ES6
7 1 (1.43%) Korn
7 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
2 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (11.43%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.86%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (8.57%) Puppet
2 4 (5.71%) Salt
3 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) SAP
3 3 (4.29%) Adobe
4 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.43%) OpenText
5 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.43%) Solace
5 1 (1.43%) Veritas
5 1 (1.43%) Vignette
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Xerox