The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 13 10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent - 2.82% 6.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 22.22% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £475 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 18 9 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 37.50% 12.68% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
Median daily rate £335 £200 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -39.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £370 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Stoke-on-Trent

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Middleware Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript