Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 31 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.09% 3.02% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.41% 9.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £380 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.06% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +15.38%

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 82 122 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 30.48% 30.65% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 83 86
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +1.47% +4.62%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £438 £438 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £376 £350
% change year-on-year +6.31% +7.50% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £29.35
% change year-on-year +29.79% -19.92% -1.36%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Staffordshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Staffordshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Staffordshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor 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 17 January 2018. 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 0 5 £388 +22.53% 3
Tamworth - 4 £353 -
Web Services
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
3 4 (36.36%) JBoss
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) JSF
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Ingenico
4 3 (27.27%) Project Governance
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (27.27%) FMCG
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) PMI
4 3 (27.27%) PMP
4 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) Kaseya

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 4 (36.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce Manager
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Junior
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Web Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Web Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) JSF
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) FMCG
2 3 (27.27%) PMI
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Project Governance
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Secure Coding
4 1 (9.09%) SOLID
4 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
1 3 (27.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Ingenico
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Kaseya
2 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin