Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 60 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -21
Contract jobs citing Web Services 98 132 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.14% 4.00% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.05% 11.39% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 82 70
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.59%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £598 £558
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +7.50% -3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 975 1,159 975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.20% 35.08% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 841 702
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £283
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.86% +86.67% +120.59%
10th Percentile £15.71 £41.00 £15.08
90th Percentile £35.12 £43.00 £26.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.90 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -34.39% +82.22% +120.59%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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 +6 73 £425 +10.39% 5
Halifax +1 15 £475 -40.63%
Bradford -16 4 £400 +4.92%
Brighouse - 1 £263 -
Web Services
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
4 30 (30.61%) XML
5 28 (28.57%) C#
6 24 (24.49%) Java
6 24 (24.49%) SOAP
7 23 (23.47%) .NET
8 22 (22.45%) SQL
9 21 (21.43%) Analytics
10 20 (20.41%) JSON
11 18 (18.37%) Finance
11 18 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (16.33%) REST
12 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
12 16 (16.33%) Visual Studio
12 16 (16.33%) Python
12 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (13.27%) RESTful
13 13 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (13.27%) Workday HCM
13 13 (13.27%) Workday
14 12 (12.24%) Jenkins
14 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
14 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing
14 12 (12.24%) Test Scripting
14 12 (12.24%) Regression Testing
15 11 (11.22%) Oracle

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 8 (8.16%) Confluence
2 4 (4.08%) Apache
2 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.06%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) nginx
5 1 (1.02%) SAS
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 36 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (7.14%) SaaS
5 4 (4.08%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (4.08%) Serverless
6 3 (3.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.06%) IaaS
6 3 (3.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (2.04%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (2.04%) Office 365
7 2 (2.04%) PaaS
8 1 (1.02%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (1.02%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) SSL
2 2 (2.04%) DNS
2 2 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (1.02%) BGP
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.02%) DHCP
3 1 (1.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.02%) LAN
3 1 (1.02%) MPLS
3 1 (1.02%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.02%) OSPF
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.02%) VoIP
3 1 (1.02%) VPLS
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
3 1 (1.02%) WAN
3 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.16%) Big Data
3 8 (8.16%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.16%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.16%) SQLite
4 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.10%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.08%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.06%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.06%) MySQL
8 2 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.04%) DB2
8 2 (2.04%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (2.04%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.20%) JIRA
5 8 (8.16%) JMeter
6 7 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (5.10%) Selenium
7 5 (5.10%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.10%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.10%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.08%) Gatling
8 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.08%) YouTrack
9 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.06%) Maven
10 2 (2.04%) Mockito
10 2 (2.04%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Back Office
3 3 (3.06%) Front Office
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) Developer
2 15 (15.31%) Architect
3 12 (12.24%) Consultant
4 10 (10.20%) Workday Consultant
5 7 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 7 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Xamarin Developer
6 6 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.12%) AWS Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Performance Test Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.08%) Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Designer
8 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.61%) XML
2 24 (24.49%) SOAP
3 23 (23.47%) .NET
4 20 (20.41%) JSON
5 16 (16.33%) REST
6 13 (13.27%) RESTful
7 10 (10.20%) Spring
8 7 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.12%) HTML
10 5 (5.10%) Gherkin
10 5 (5.10%) Node.js
11 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.08%) JDBC
11 4 (4.08%) LDAP
11 4 (4.08%) Middleware
11 4 (4.08%) React
11 4 (4.08%) SAML
11 4 (4.08%) Spring Boot
11 4 (4.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Greenfield Project
1 11 (11.22%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.18%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (8.16%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.12%) NHS
5 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.06%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.06%) CMDB
6 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.06%) Wiki
7 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.02%) e-Health
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) PACS
8 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Android
2 6 (6.12%) Unix
3 5 (5.10%) Linux
4 4 (4.08%) Windows
5 2 (2.04%) AIX
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.43%) Analytics
3 18 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.24%) Regression Testing
5 12 (12.24%) Test Scripting
5 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing
6 10 (10.20%) Data Modelling
6 10 (10.20%) Microservices
6 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.20%) Test Automation
7 9 (9.18%) Coaching
7 9 (9.18%) Migration
7 9 (9.18%) Scorecard
8 8 (8.16%) DevOps
8 8 (8.16%) Memory Management
8 8 (8.16%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.14%) BDD
9 7 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
2 28 (28.57%) C#
3 24 (24.49%) Java
4 22 (22.45%) SQL
5 16 (16.33%) Python
6 7 (7.14%) C++
6 7 (7.14%) Java 8
7 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.10%) Ruby
7 5 (5.10%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.06%) C
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.04%) Perl
9 2 (2.04%) Scala
10 1 (1.02%) Go
10 1 (1.02%) Groovy
10 1 (1.02%) PHP
10 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) ISEB
2 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.04%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.02%) CCIE
4 1 (1.02%) CCNP
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.02%) CISSP
4 1 (1.02%) GIAC
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) HL7
2 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.04%) GDPR
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) HDFS
3 1 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Terraform
2 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.08%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.06%) Puppet
4 2 (2.04%) Ansible
5 1 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.02%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) Workday
3 11 (11.22%) Oracle
4 10 (10.20%) Xamarin
5 8 (8.16%) Google
5 8 (8.16%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.08%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.08%) HP
6 4 (4.08%) Trustwave
7 3 (3.06%) Databricks
7 3 (3.06%) SAP
8 2 (2.04%) Citrix
8 2 (2.04%) Pega
8 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.02%) Cisco
9 1 (1.02%) Splunk
9 1 (1.02%) Telerik