Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 18 October 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 92 57
Rank change year-on-year +40 -35 -15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 135 65 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.93% 2.22% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.61% 6.88% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 45 123
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £328 £290
90th Percentile £591 £590 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.83 - £50.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,272 945 1,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 37.05% 32.31% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 696 965
West Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £300
90th Percentile £538 £500 £527
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50
10th Percentile £15.24 - £12.98
90th Percentile £19.59 - £16.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £31.42 £35.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year -10.24% +138.30% -51.04%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in West Yorkshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in West Yorkshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in West Yorkshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in West Yorkshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Leeds +39 106 £413 +1.23% 23
Bradford -6 14 £488 +1.56% 6
Halifax +3 3 - - 1
Huddersfield - 3 £375 - 2
Wakefield - 3 £339 - 6
Web Services
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 61 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (31.85%) Java
4 34 (25.19%) C#
5 33 (24.44%) SQL
6 32 (23.70%) .NET
7 29 (21.48%) SOAP
7 29 (21.48%) TDD
8 28 (20.74%) JavaScript
8 28 (20.74%) REST
9 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET
9 25 (18.52%) Scrum
10 24 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (16.30%) HTML
12 21 (15.56%) CSS
12 21 (15.56%) RESTful
13 20 (14.81%) Software Engineering
14 19 (14.07%) Amazon EC2
14 19 (14.07%) WCF
14 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (14.07%) Linux
14 19 (14.07%) Python
14 19 (14.07%) Microservices
14 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (13.33%) Oracle
15 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
16 17 (12.59%) Amazon S3
16 17 (12.59%) Degree
16 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
16 17 (12.59%) MVC

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (5.19%) Confluence
2 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.07%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (12.59%) Amazon S3
3 17 (12.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 14 (10.37%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (10.37%) Serverless
5 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (8.89%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (8.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (4.44%) Office 365
8 6 (4.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (2.96%) Force.com
9 4 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (2.96%) IaaS
9 4 (2.96%) SaaS
10 3 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (2.22%) Amazon Glacier
10 3 (2.22%) PaaS
11 2 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (1.48%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) Firewall
2 5 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (1.48%) SSH
4 1 (0.74%) DHCP
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) Extranet
4 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.19%) MySQL
6 6 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.70%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.22%) Big Data
9 3 (2.22%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.22%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.48%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.48%) Redis
10 2 (1.48%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (6.67%) MSTest
3 9 (6.67%) NUnit
3 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.19%) JIRA
5 4 (2.96%) JUnit
5 4 (2.96%) Subversion
5 4 (2.96%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.22%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.22%) Maven
6 3 (2.22%) Mockito
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.22%) Selenium
7 2 (1.48%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.48%) DbUnit
7 2 (1.48%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (10.37%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (49.63%) Developer
2 30 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 19 (14.07%) Architect
4 17 (12.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (12.59%) C# Developer
5 15 (11.11%) AWS Architect
5 15 (11.11%) Consultant
6 14 (10.37%) Java Developer
7 11 (8.15%) Python Developer
8 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (4.44%) AWS Consultant
11 6 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Salesforce Developer
12 5 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.70%) .NET
2 29 (21.48%) SOAP
3 28 (20.74%) REST
4 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 22 (16.30%) HTML
6 21 (15.56%) CSS
6 21 (15.56%) RESTful
7 19 (14.07%) WCF
8 14 (10.37%) XML
9 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (8.15%) JSON
10 11 (8.15%) Spring Boot
11 10 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (6.67%) PySpark
13 7 (5.19%) Node.js
13 7 (5.19%) Spring
13 7 (5.19%) Visualforce
14 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (3.70%) AngularJS
16 4 (2.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.48%) PKI
6 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) DataPower
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.07%) Linux
2 9 (6.67%) Unix
2 9 (6.67%) Windows
3 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.70%) Android
4 5 (3.70%) Mac OS
4 5 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.48%) VMS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.48%) TDD
3 25 (18.52%) Scrum
4 20 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (14.07%) Microservices
5 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (12.59%) MVC
7 16 (11.85%) SOA
8 12 (8.89%) Change Management
8 12 (8.89%) DevOps
8 12 (8.89%) OO
9 11 (8.15%) Auto-Scaling
9 11 (8.15%) BDD
10 10 (7.41%) Open Source
10 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
12 7 (5.19%) API Integration
12 7 (5.19%) IT Strategy
12 7 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.85%) Java
2 34 (25.19%) C#
3 33 (24.44%) SQL
4 28 (20.74%) JavaScript
5 19 (14.07%) Python
6 11 (8.15%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.19%) Apex Code
8 7 (5.19%) SOQL
9 5 (3.70%) Java 8
10 4 (2.96%) C++
10 4 (2.96%) Scala
10 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.22%) COBOL
12 2 (1.48%) Ruby
12 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.74%) PHP
13 1 (0.74%) VB
13 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.70%) CISM
4 5 (3.70%) CISSP
5 3 (2.22%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.74%) PMO
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.11%) Docker
2 7 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (11.11%) Terraform
2 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Grafana
4 1 (0.74%) Graylog
4 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (13.33%) Oracle
2 11 (8.15%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.44%) Splunk
5 4 (2.96%) Google
5 4 (2.96%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.22%) VMware
7 2 (1.48%) Citrix
7 2 (1.48%) IBM
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.74%) Telerik