Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 34 34
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 28 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.66% 0.43% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.82% 1.96% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 7
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -8.13%
10th Percentile £354 £358 £280
90th Percentile £425 £373 £398
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £381
% change year-on-year -2.94% +11.48% +17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £34.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +52.94% +43.16% -37.17%

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 88 51 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 30.34% 21.70% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 34 53
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% +7.20% -19.87%
10th Percentile £270 £298 £188
90th Percentile £460 £414 £416
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.29 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -15.33% +19.57% -19.83%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 - 20 £375 - 3
Tamworth +1 2 £365 - 3
Lichfield - 2 £480 - 4
Web Services
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 26 (92.86%) C#
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) SQL
3 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
4 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
5 20 (71.43%) .NET Framework
6 17 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
7 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (53.57%) Entity Framework
9 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
9 13 (46.43%) CSS
9 13 (46.43%) HTML
9 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
10 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (39.29%) DB2
10 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (39.29%) Teradata
10 11 (39.29%) Docker
10 11 (39.29%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (39.29%) Redis
10 11 (39.29%) Relational Database
11 10 (35.71%) jQuery
12 9 (32.14%) SOAP
12 9 (32.14%) Oracle
12 9 (32.14%) REST
12 9 (32.14%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (25.00%) MVC
13 7 (25.00%) NHibernate
14 6 (21.43%) WPF

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:

Cloud Services
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) IaaS
2 4 (14.29%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
3 11 (39.29%) DB2
3 11 (39.29%) Redis
3 11 (39.29%) Relational Database
3 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) AccuRev
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) MSI
2 2 (7.14%) WiX
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 22 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 13 (46.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (46.43%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 20 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 15 (53.57%) Entity Framework
5 13 (46.43%) CSS
5 13 (46.43%) HTML
6 11 (39.29%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (35.71%) jQuery
8 9 (32.14%) REST
8 9 (32.14%) SOAP
9 7 (25.00%) NHibernate
10 6 (21.43%) Middleware
10 6 (21.43%) WPF
11 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
12 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (14.29%) WCF
13 3 (10.71%) Apache Cordova
13 3 (10.71%) HTML5
13 3 (10.71%) Node.js
14 2 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) Use Case
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Facilities Management
6 3 (10.71%) iOS Development
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 24 (85.71%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Teradata
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) VMware