Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 18 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.10% 8.36% 5.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 19.38% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 7
Watford median daily rate £469 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +21.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £307 £315 £247
90th Percentile £536 £535 £433
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.50 - £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 99 129 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 28.05% 43.14% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 63 43
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £199
90th Percentile £505 £545 £569
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £66.81 £16.11 £39.31
% change year-on-year +314.71% -59.02% +48.35%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019, 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 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
4 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) RESTful
5 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (27.78%) DB2
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (22.22%) Magento
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (22.22%) JSON
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) Games
8 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (16.67%) Maximo
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Retail
8 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 3 (16.67%) Ajax

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 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Magento
2 3 (16.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) DB2
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) Endeca
5 1 (5.56%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Games
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) DB2 Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Java Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Magento Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Maximo Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DB2 Support
4 1 (5.56%) Maximo Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior UAT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) RESTful
2 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Ajax
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) Vue.js
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.11%) LAMP
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) XHTML
5 2 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) CAFM
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Facilities Management
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) hybris
4 2 (11.11%) Zend