Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 28 40
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 47 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.26% 3.64% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.76% 13.33% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 8
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -
10th Percentile £340 £340 £288
90th Percentile £487 £518 £436
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £39.20
% change year-on-year +61.76% -13.27% +80.23%

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 105 75 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.33% 27.27% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 74
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £266
90th Percentile £463 £438 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.58 £22.00
% change year-on-year +58.60% +39.00% -25.03%

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 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 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 +9 21 £375 -3.23% 4
Lichfield - 9 £490 - 2
Tamworth -6 6 £370 +8.82% 3
Stafford - 1 - - 3
Web Services
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 47 (100.00%) SQL
2 38 (80.85%) SQL Server
3 36 (76.60%) .NET
3 36 (76.60%) C#
4 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
5 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (55.32%) Visual Studio
7 23 (48.94%) SOAP
7 23 (48.94%) Oracle
7 23 (48.94%) .NET Framework
7 23 (48.94%) REST
8 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
8 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
9 18 (38.30%) NoSQL
9 18 (38.30%) HTML
9 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
9 18 (38.30%) CSS
10 16 (34.04%) TDD
11 15 (31.91%) jQuery
11 15 (31.91%) Middleware
12 13 (27.66%) Degree
12 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (25.53%) Use Case
13 12 (25.53%) NHibernate
13 12 (25.53%) MVC
14 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (23.40%) Windows
14 11 (23.40%) Linux
14 11 (23.40%) DB2
14 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (10.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DHCP
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (80.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (38.30%) NoSQL
3 11 (23.40%) DB2
3 11 (23.40%) Redis
3 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (55.32%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.89%) AccuRev
2 7 (14.89%) JIRA
3 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 34 (72.34%) .NET Developer
3 20 (42.55%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (42.55%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Project Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
3 23 (48.94%) .NET Framework
3 23 (48.94%) REST
3 23 (48.94%) SOAP
4 18 (38.30%) CSS
4 18 (38.30%) HTML
5 15 (31.91%) jQuery
5 15 (31.91%) Middleware
6 12 (25.53%) NHibernate
7 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
7 11 (23.40%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (14.89%) RESTful
8 7 (14.89%) WinForms
8 7 (14.89%) WPF
9 5 (10.64%) XML
10 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.38%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (6.38%) HTML5
10 3 (6.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
1 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
2 6 (12.77%) Unix
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Android
4 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) TDD
3 12 (25.53%) MVC
3 12 (25.53%) Use Case
4 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (12.77%) Web Development
7 5 (10.64%) SDLC
7 5 (10.64%) SOA
7 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.51%) Defect Management
8 4 (8.51%) Functional Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery
8 4 (8.51%) V-Model
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.38%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) SQL
2 36 (76.60%) C#
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
1 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.66%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Docker
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.64%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) Teradata
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft