Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 21 32
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 21 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.55% 5.86% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.62% 17.02% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% -2.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £319 £340 £334
90th Percentile £500 £406 £471
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £56.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +80.00% - +16.28%

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 53 94 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 26.63% 34.43% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 59 72
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £227
90th Percentile £469 £426 £436
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +9.32% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% +22.00% +19.05%

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 19 April 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 April 2019. 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
Lichfield - 7 £500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +4 2 £360 -7.10% 1
Tamworth -4 1 £360 +5.88% 1
Stafford - 1 - - 2
Web Services
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) Oracle
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 16 (76.19%) SOAP
3 16 (76.19%) REST
4 15 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
5 14 (66.67%) HTML
6 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
6 13 (61.90%) .NET
6 13 (61.90%) C#
6 13 (61.90%) CSS
7 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
8 11 (52.38%) TDD
9 10 (47.62%) MVC
9 10 (47.62%) jQuery
10 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
10 9 (42.86%) NHibernate
10 9 (42.86%) Middleware
10 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
11 7 (33.33%) Linux
11 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (28.57%) Windows
12 6 (28.57%) XML
12 6 (28.57%) Use Case
12 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
12 6 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (23.81%) SDLC
13 5 (23.81%) Degree
13 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 5 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) MS Access
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Law
1 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) REST
1 16 (76.19%) SOAP
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 10 (47.62%) jQuery
6 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 9 (42.86%) Middleware
6 9 (42.86%) NHibernate
7 6 (28.57%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) Spring
9 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
9 2 (9.52%) WinForms
10 1 (4.76%) ActiveX
10 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
10 1 (4.76%) HTML5
10 1 (4.76%) Node.js
10 1 (4.76%) RESTful
10 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) TDD
2 10 (47.62%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Use Case
5 5 (23.81%) SDLC
5 5 (23.81%) SOA
5 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
6 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) V-Model
6 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (9.52%) Analytics
8 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft