The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 31 38 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.47% 1.55% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 7.35% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Median daily rate £355 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £290 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £455 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +7.43% +4.00%  
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 Swindon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 92 68 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 26.59% 21.05% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 44
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Swindon

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Swindon over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Swindon

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Swindon

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) REST
4 14 (46.67%) Selenium
5 13 (43.33%) BDD
6 12 (40.00%) Finance
7 11 (36.67%) WebDriver
8 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 10 (33.33%) .NET
8 10 (33.33%) SOAP
9 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
9 8 (26.67%) Scrum
9 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
10 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
11 6 (20.00%) C#
11 6 (20.00%) HTML
11 6 (20.00%) MVC
11 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (20.00%) HTML5
12 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (16.67%) Kanban
12 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 5 (16.67%) TDD
12 5 (16.67%) Banking
12 5 (16.67%) Sourcefire
12 5 (16.67%) Snort
12 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
1 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Selenium
2 11 (36.67%) WebDriver
3 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.67%) GitLab
6 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.67%) Maven
6 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.33%) Ant
7 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (3.33%) JMeter
7 1 (3.33%) NuGet
7 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
7 1 (3.33%) Robot Framework
7 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
1 10 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web UI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) REST
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) SOAP
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (13.33%) AppFabric
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) jQuery
6 4 (13.33%) WCF
7 3 (10.00%) RESTful
7 3 (10.00%) Spring
8 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.67%) Ext JS
8 2 (6.67%) LINQ
8 2 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) BDD
3 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 5 (16.67%) ETL
6 5 (16.67%) Kanban
6 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Information Security
7 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 3 (10.00%) Microservices
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (13.33%) CISM
2 4 (13.33%) CREST Certified
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Snort
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Sourcefire
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Sencha
4 1 (3.33%) Google
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