Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 29 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 21 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.27% 4.75% 7.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 16.67% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
Watford median daily rate £406 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -22.22% +16.13%
10th Percentile £245 £249 £213
90th Percentile £775 £418 £578
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £38.00

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 105 96 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 31.34% 28.49% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 50 38
Watford median daily rate £378 £371 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.68% -15.14% +20.69%
10th Percentile £210 £256 £280
90th Percentile £550 £543 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% +42.86% -49.84%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 11 (52.38%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) REST
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) JSP
4 6 (28.57%) SOAP
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Spring
5 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) HTML5
5 5 (23.81%) RESTful
5 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (19.05%) Kanban
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Java EE
6 4 (19.05%) Apache
6 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) J2EE
6 4 (19.05%) Servlets
6 4 (19.05%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) JUnit
7 3 (14.29%) .NET

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 (19.05%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Force.com
3 1 (4.76%) G Suite
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (4.76%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) dBASE
3 1 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Mockito
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Appium
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) gulp
3 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Log4j
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Games
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) JSP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) REST
3 6 (28.57%) JSP
3 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) RESTful
4 5 (23.81%) Spring
5 4 (19.05%) J2EE
5 4 (19.05%) Java EE
5 4 (19.05%) Servlets
5 4 (19.05%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) EJB
6 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 3 (14.29%) JAXB
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) JSTL
6 3 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) DataPower
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) HPUX
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Kanban
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 3 (14.29%) ISMS
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Security Management
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Insight
5 2 (9.52%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) Microservices
5 2 (9.52%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (4.76%) Go
4 1 (4.76%) Java 8
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) COBIT
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.52%) Mesos
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Sony
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) ATG
3 1 (4.76%) Blue Martini
3 1 (4.76%) Demandware
3 1 (4.76%) Elastic Path
3 1 (4.76%) hybris
3 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.76%) New Relic
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) webMethods
3 1 (4.76%) Zend