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 27 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 21 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.42% 6.54% 11.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 23.29% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 15
Median daily rate £420 £336 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.90% -15.93%  
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 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 41 73 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 33.06% 28.08% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 53
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £12.50
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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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
Bury St Edmunds +5 1 - -
Ipswich +2 1 - - 3
Web Services
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) IPTV
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Spring
6 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum

Web Services
Co-occurring 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Hudson
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Spock
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IPTV Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) IPTV
1 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Digital TV
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) API Development
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) Scorecard
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) SOLID
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) VB6
4 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft