The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 19 20 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 6.21% 4.28% 8.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.15% 27.59% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 13
Median daily rate £375 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.25% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 52 29 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 29.38% 15.51% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 35
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Suffolk

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Suffolk over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Suffolk

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Suffolk

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -3 6 £438 +45.83% 1
Bury St Edmunds +4 1 £375 -14.28%
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) jQuery
4 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (40.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (36.00%) Ajax
5 9 (36.00%) MVC
5 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (32.00%) RESTful
7 7 (28.00%) HTML5
7 7 (28.00%) D3.js
7 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (28.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (28.00%) JDBC
7 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Spring
9 5 (20.00%) SOAP
9 5 (20.00%) REST
10 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (16.00%) Selenium
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) TDD
11 3 (12.00%) Scrum

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 4 (16.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Spock
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) IPTV Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
1 12 (48.00%) jQuery
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (36.00%) Ajax
3 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (32.00%) RESTful
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (28.00%) D3.js
5 7 (28.00%) HTML5
5 7 (28.00%) JDBC
6 5 (20.00%) REST
6 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 5 (20.00%) Spring
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) IPTV
4 1 (4.00%) Digital TV
4 1 (4.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) API Development
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Groovy
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft