Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 31 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 +14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.08% 4.41% 11.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.19% 11.95% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
Watford median daily rate £370 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +8.97% -
10th Percentile £230 £370 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £463
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £381
% change year-on-year - +11.48% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £42.06

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 99 159 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.47% 36.89% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 75 35
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £168 £293 £216
90th Percentile £550 £595 £525
Hertfordshire median daily rate £439 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +4.78% -1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 - £41.13

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 12 December 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 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Client/Server
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 10
3 11 (57.89%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
3 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
4 7 (36.84%) Information Security Management
4 7 (36.84%) Security Management
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Law
4 7 (36.84%) Sony
4 7 (36.84%) Information Security
4 7 (36.84%) ISMS
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) .NET
8 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) MVC
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
8 2 (10.53%) Spring
8 2 (10.53%) RESTful
8 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (10.53%) Microservices

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 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) G Suite
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) dBASE
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (36.84%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) JSP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) JSP
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security Management
2 7 (36.84%) ISMS
2 7 (36.84%) Security Management
3 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Testing
5 1 (5.26%) API Development
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Development
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 7 (36.84%) Sony
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
2 1 (5.26%) webMethods