Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 12 29
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.19% 11.32% 3.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.35% 39.47% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Watford median daily rate £500 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +10.94% -11.11%
10th Percentile £353 £397 £375
90th Percentile £550 £506 £425
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.38% -6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £35.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £42.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +20.18% -

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 141 76 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 36.91% 28.68% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 34
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% +5.57%
10th Percentile £321 £174 £294
90th Percentile £565 £533 £468
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Watford median hourly rate - - £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -66.67% +7.14% -6.67%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018, 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 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
4 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) CSS
5 7 (43.75%) MVC
5 7 (43.75%) Magento
6 6 (37.50%) Selenium
6 6 (37.50%) Spring
6 6 (37.50%) JIRA
6 6 (37.50%) hybris
6 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 6 (37.50%) IBM
6 6 (37.50%) DNA
6 6 (37.50%) Unix
6 6 (37.50%) DB2
6 6 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
7 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
7 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
7 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
7 5 (31.25%) RESTful

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 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
2 4 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
4 3 (18.75%) Grunt
4 3 (18.75%) gulp
4 3 (18.75%) IntelliJ
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
5 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
6 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.25%) JMeter
6 1 (6.25%) jMock
6 1 (6.25%) Log4j
6 1 (6.25%) Mockito
6 1 (6.25%) Subversion
6 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Automation Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Magento Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) Spring
4 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
4 5 (31.25%) RESTful
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) RESTEasy
6 3 (18.75%) Dropwizard
6 3 (18.75%) Hystrix
6 3 (18.75%) Play Framework
6 3 (18.75%) React
6 3 (18.75%) Scalatra
6 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
6 3 (18.75%) XHTML
7 2 (12.50%) JSP
7 2 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (43.75%) MVC
6 6 (37.50%) DNA
6 6 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (31.25%) System Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
9 3 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (18.75%) Kanban
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
9 3 (18.75%) SOA
9 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 3 (18.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Groovy
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) hybris
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) New Relic
4 2 (12.50%) Zend
5 1 (6.25%) ATG
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Martini
5 1 (6.25%) Demandware
5 1 (6.25%) Elastic Path
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase
5 1 (6.25%) VMware