Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 37 39
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -31
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.56% 1.89% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.78% 7.14% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £376 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.77% - -
10th Percentile £341 £288 £291
90th Percentile £538 £436 £369
West Midlands median daily rate £423 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +12.67% +11.11% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £39.20 £39.55
% change year-on-year -17.09% -0.88% +102.82%

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 59 112 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.05% 26.48% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 73 86
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £340 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -3.89% +8.85%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £429 £425 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +2 2 £369 +21.40% 4
Tamworth - 1 £365 -
Web Services
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Kaseya
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding

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 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Kaseya
1 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin