Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 July 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 19 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 18 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.63% 6.43% 5.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.22% 22.86% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Watford median daily rate £350 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +22.03% -1.67%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £325
90th Percentile £405 £578 £397
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £38.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year - +81.51% -30.22%

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 89 70 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 27.81% 28.11% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 45
Watford median daily rate £395 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +13.79% -3.33%
10th Percentile £258 £269 £288
90th Percentile £573 £575 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £21.72
% change year-on-year +42.86% -51.65% -39.67%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Watford

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Watford

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Watford over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Watford

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Java
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) J2EE
3 12 (66.67%) JSP
3 12 (66.67%) Spring
4 11 (61.11%) Linux
5 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
6 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (44.44%) Spring Boot
7 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
7 8 (44.44%) Sybase ASE
7 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
7 8 (44.44%) HTML
7 8 (44.44%) Sybase
7 8 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (38.89%) Windows
8 7 (38.89%) Finance
8 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
9 6 (33.33%) REST
9 6 (33.33%) TDD
9 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (33.33%) Unix
9 6 (33.33%) XML
9 6 (33.33%) C
10 5 (27.78%) .NET
10 5 (27.78%) JUnit
10 5 (27.78%) CSS
10 5 (27.78%) Games

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (22.22%) MQSeries
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 8 (44.44%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) DB2
5 1 (5.56%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) JUnit
3 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 4 (22.22%) Log4j
3 4 (22.22%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) Mockito
3 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 4 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) Appium
5 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.56%) Gatling
6 1 (5.56%) Grunt
6 1 (5.56%) gulp
6 1 (5.56%) jMock
6 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Games
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
4 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) J2EE
1 12 (66.67%) JSP
1 12 (66.67%) Spring
2 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) Spring Boot
4 6 (33.33%) REST
4 6 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (22.22%) Apache Camel
6 4 (22.22%) EJB
6 4 (22.22%) JDBC
6 4 (22.22%) JMS
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) XSD
6 4 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) HPUX
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 5 (27.78%) Microservices
4 4 (22.22%) Dependency Management
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 4 (22.22%) RAD
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Document Management
7 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.56%) Kanban
7 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Java
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
5 6 (33.33%) C
6 3 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.56%) Groovy
8 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Sybase
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Talend
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) hybris
5 1 (5.56%) New Relic