Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 January 2021 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 3 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.17% 2.29% 17.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 15.00% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 29
Median daily rate £365 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -12.16% -2.63%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £340
90th Percentile £458 £338 £490
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £55.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 - £55.00

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30 20 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 27.52% 15.27% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 59
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £327 £325 £319
90th Percentile £475 £463 £466
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -13.89% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -18.27% +15.56%
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +48.34%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Staffordshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Web Services in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Web Services in Staffordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Web Services in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Web Services in Staffordshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Web Services in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Web Services in Staffordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +1 3 £365 +12.31%
Lichfield - 2 - -
Cannock - 1 - - 1
Web Services
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (40.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (10.00%) SAP VC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) IDoc
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Core Interface
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Apple Swift
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) SAP