The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.51% 4.59% 7.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.20% 16.67% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 25
Median daily rate £350 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +14.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 49 60 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 24.62% 27.52% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 76
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.88%  
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Southampton

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Southampton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Southampton

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Kafka
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQLPlus
3 1 (12.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) ASP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Broadcast Architect
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Kafka
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Sensu
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) MPEG
2 1 (12.50%) STB
2 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Groovy
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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