Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 50 44
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 -23
Contract jobs citing Web Services 74 47 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.39% 4.38% 6.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.09% 13.86% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 60
West Sussex median daily rate £485 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.23% -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £415 £331 £327
90th Percentile £565 £575 £519
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £33.00 - £43.00
10th Percentile £30.95 - £41.50
90th Percentile £34.65 - £44.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +28.57%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 433 339 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 37.39% 31.59% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 215 278
West Sussex median daily rate £433 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £285
90th Percentile £539 £535 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +16.28% -14.00%
10th Percentile £32.30 £44.25 £36.08
90th Percentile £44.80 £52.50 £46.60
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in West Sussex

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in West Sussex

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in West Sussex

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in West Sussex

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +24 41 £485 -3.00% 6
Gatwick 0 5 £538 +56.93%
Bognor Regis - 5 - -
Crawley -5 2 £433 -17.62% 3
Burgess Hill - 2 - - 9
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 48 (64.86%) Java
2 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.19%) Scrum
4 27 (36.49%) SOAP
5 26 (35.14%) QA
6 25 (33.78%) Spring
6 25 (33.78%) RESTful
7 24 (32.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (31.08%) REST
8 23 (31.08%) User Stories
8 23 (31.08%) Test Automation
8 23 (31.08%) JIRA
8 23 (31.08%) Software Engineering
9 22 (29.73%) Kanban
9 22 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (28.38%) API Testing
10 21 (28.38%) Groovy
10 21 (28.38%) Scala
10 21 (28.38%) Selenium
10 21 (28.38%) Gherkin
10 21 (28.38%) Confluence
10 21 (28.38%) SOA
10 21 (28.38%) Oracle
11 20 (27.03%) Security Testing
11 20 (27.03%) Defect Management
12 19 (25.68%) Spring Boot
12 19 (25.68%) JMS
13 18 (24.32%) Finance
13 18 (24.32%) Unit Testing

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 21 (28.38%) Confluence
2 12 (16.22%) WebLogic
3 11 (14.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (10.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle BPEL
7 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.70%) IIS
8 2 (2.70%) JBoss
9 1 (1.35%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) PaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
1 2 (2.70%) NFC
2 1 (1.35%) Frame Relay
2 1 (1.35%) FTP
2 1 (1.35%) LAN
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) VPN
2 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.51%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.70%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.70%) Redis
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) JIRA
2 21 (28.38%) Selenium
3 17 (22.97%) SoapUI
4 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.76%) JDeveloper
4 5 (6.76%) Maven
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.05%) Subversion
6 2 (2.70%) Gradle
6 2 (2.70%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (1.35%) webpack
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Back Office
2 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) Analyst
3 17 (22.97%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Test Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) Architect
7 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
7 8 (10.81%) QA Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Business Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Digital Business Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) IT Manager
9 6 (8.11%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (6.76%) Senior IT Manager
10 5 (6.76%) Senior IT Project Manager
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Manager
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (6.76%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.49%) SOAP
2 25 (33.78%) RESTful
2 25 (33.78%) Spring
3 23 (31.08%) REST
4 21 (28.38%) Gherkin
5 19 (25.68%) JMS
5 19 (25.68%) Spring Boot
6 13 (17.57%) XML
7 12 (16.22%) EJB
7 12 (16.22%) EJB 3.0
7 12 (16.22%) XSD
7 12 (16.22%) XSLT
8 11 (14.86%) EclipseLink
8 11 (14.86%) Hibernate
8 11 (14.86%) JPA
9 7 (9.46%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (8.11%) Thymeleaf
11 4 (5.41%) Oracle ADF
12 3 (4.05%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) User Experience
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Unix
4 3 (4.05%) Solaris
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.19%) Scrum
3 24 (32.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (31.08%) Software Engineering
4 23 (31.08%) Test Automation
4 23 (31.08%) User Stories
5 22 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (29.73%) Kanban
5 22 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (28.38%) API Testing
6 21 (28.38%) SOA
7 20 (27.03%) Defect Management
7 20 (27.03%) Security Testing
8 18 (24.32%) Acceptance Criteria
8 18 (24.32%) Exploratory Testing
8 18 (24.32%) Performance Testing
8 18 (24.32%) Unit Testing
8 18 (24.32%) Usability Testing
9 17 (22.97%) Microservices
10 14 (18.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.86%) Java
2 21 (28.38%) Groovy
2 21 (28.38%) Scala
3 18 (24.32%) Java 8
4 10 (13.51%) SQL
5 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.70%) C
8 2 (2.70%) C#
9 1 (1.35%) Go
9 1 (1.35%) Python
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.76%) PMP
3 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (2.70%) CCSP
4 2 (2.70%) CISA
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.70%) CISM
4 2 (2.70%) CISSP
4 2 (2.70%) CLAS
4 2 (2.70%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.70%) IISP
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (35.14%) QA
2 5 (6.76%) PMO
3 2 (2.70%) GDPR
3 2 (2.70%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 22301
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 31000
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.70%) Docker
1 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
1 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Ansible
2 2 (2.70%) Nessus
2 2 (2.70%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) MaaS360
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Oracle
2 18 (24.32%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.05%) Okta
3 3 (4.05%) WSO2
4 2 (2.70%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (2.70%) Centrify
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco
4 2 (2.70%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) Imperva
4 2 (2.70%) McAfee
4 2 (2.70%) Qualys
4 2 (2.70%) Splunk
4 2 (2.70%) Trend Micro
4 2 (2.70%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.35%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.35%) SAP