Period
to 17 August 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 17 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 81 56
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 149 79 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.37% 2.80% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.33% 7.74% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 51 141
West Yorkshire median daily rate £398 £408 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.45% -2.98% +12.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £290
90th Percentile £573 £538 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £408 £425
% change year-on-year +2.76% -4.12% +21.43%
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 1,315 1,021 1,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.57% 36.15% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 760 1,043
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £538 £519 £527
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £10.20
10th Percentile £15.24 - £9.72
90th Percentile £19.59 - £15.10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £10.20
% change year-on-year -15.15% +304.41% -70.86%

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 17 August 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 17 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
Leeds +23 119 £405 +1.25% 24
Bradford 0 14 £475 -1.04% 3
Halifax +1 3 - - 2
Wakefield - 3 £339 - 6
Huddersfield - 1 £325 - 1
Web Services
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 76 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (34.90%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (32.21%) Java
4 38 (25.50%) TDD
5 35 (23.49%) .NET
6 34 (22.82%) JavaScript
6 34 (22.82%) REST
7 31 (20.81%) Scrum
8 30 (20.13%) SOAP
9 29 (19.46%) CSS
9 29 (19.46%) C#
9 29 (19.46%) HTML
10 27 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (17.45%) SQL
11 26 (17.45%) ASP.NET
11 26 (17.45%) Linux
12 25 (16.78%) Python
12 25 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
14 21 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (13.42%) Microservices
15 20 (13.42%) RESTful
15 20 (13.42%) SOA
15 20 (13.42%) MVC
16 19 (12.75%) Oracle
16 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
17 18 (12.08%) Docker
17 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
18 17 (11.41%) WCF

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 5 (3.36%) Apache
2 4 (2.68%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.01%) Confluence
3 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.67%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.67%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (34.90%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (9.40%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (7.38%) Amazon S3
4 11 (7.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 11 (7.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (6.71%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (6.71%) Serverless
6 8 (5.37%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (4.70%) Force.com
7 7 (4.70%) SaaS
8 6 (4.03%) Office 365
9 5 (3.36%) IaaS
9 5 (3.36%) PaaS
10 4 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (2.01%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (1.34%) Datadog
13 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) Firewall
2 8 (5.37%) Internet
3 2 (1.34%) SSH
4 1 (0.67%) Extranet
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) Intranet
4 1 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.72%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.04%) MySQL
3 9 (6.04%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.37%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.03%) Big Data
6 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.01%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (2.01%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.01%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.34%) Redis
11 1 (0.67%) OLAP
11 1 (0.67%) OLTP
11 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.04%) MSTest
3 9 (6.04%) NUnit
3 9 (6.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (4.03%) Subversion
4 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (3.36%) Selenium
5 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.68%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.68%) JIRA
6 4 (2.68%) JUnit
7 3 (2.01%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.01%) Maven
7 3 (2.01%) Mockito
8 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.34%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.34%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (6.71%) Retail
2 9 (6.04%) Finance
3 7 (4.70%) Marketing
3 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (53.02%) Developer
2 32 (21.48%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (12.75%) C# Developer
4 17 (11.41%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.74%) Python Developer
6 15 (10.07%) Architect
7 14 (9.40%) Consultant
8 13 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (8.05%) Analyst
10 11 (7.38%) AWS Architect
11 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.03%) 1st Line Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (4.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) AWS Consultant
12 6 (4.03%) Support Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) Test Analyst
13 5 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.49%) .NET
2 34 (22.82%) REST
3 30 (20.13%) SOAP
4 29 (19.46%) CSS
4 29 (19.46%) HTML
5 26 (17.45%) ASP.NET
6 20 (13.42%) RESTful
7 17 (11.41%) WCF
8 14 (9.40%) XML
9 13 (8.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (8.72%) PySpark
9 13 (8.72%) Spring Boot
10 12 (8.05%) JSON
11 10 (6.71%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (6.04%) Spring
13 7 (4.70%) AngularJS
13 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (4.70%) Kafka
13 7 (4.70%) Node.js
13 7 (4.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.07%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.36%) NHS
4 5 (3.36%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.01%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.34%) Blog
7 2 (1.34%) Clustering
7 2 (1.34%) PKI
7 2 (1.34%) User Experience
7 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.67%) CMDB
8 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.67%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.45%) Linux
2 10 (6.71%) Unix
2 10 (6.71%) Windows
3 7 (4.70%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.03%) Android
4 6 (4.03%) Mac OS
4 6 (4.03%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.50%) TDD
3 31 (20.81%) Scrum
4 27 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (13.42%) Microservices
6 20 (13.42%) MVC
6 20 (13.42%) SOA
7 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
8 16 (10.74%) OO
8 16 (10.74%) Open Source
9 13 (8.72%) BDD
9 13 (8.72%) Deployment Automation
9 13 (8.72%) DevOps
10 10 (6.71%) API Integration
10 10 (6.71%) Change Management
11 9 (6.04%) Auto-Scaling
11 9 (6.04%) OOP
12 8 (5.37%) CRM
12 8 (5.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.21%) Java
2 34 (22.82%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.46%) C#
4 26 (17.45%) SQL
5 25 (16.78%) Python
6 9 (6.04%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.04%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.70%) Apex Code
7 7 (4.70%) SOQL
8 6 (4.03%) Java 8
9 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.68%) C++
11 3 (2.01%) COBOL
11 3 (2.01%) PHP
12 2 (1.34%) ABAP
12 2 (1.34%) ES6
12 2 (1.34%) Scala
12 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (10.07%) Degree
2 10 (6.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.68%) CISM
4 4 (2.68%) CISSP
5 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) PMO
2 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.08%) Docker
2 7 (4.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.01%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) Terraform
2 6 (4.03%) Puppet
3 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.34%) Ansible
4 2 (1.34%) Marathon
4 2 (1.34%) Mesos
4 2 (1.34%) Salt
5 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.67%) Oozie
5 1 (0.67%) Packer
5 1 (0.67%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (12.75%) Oracle
2 12 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (6.71%) Splunk
4 8 (5.37%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.68%) Google
5 4 (2.68%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.01%) VMware
7 2 (1.34%) Brocade
7 2 (1.34%) Capita
7 2 (1.34%) F5
7 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.34%) SAP
8 1 (0.67%) Citrix
8 1 (0.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.67%) Lotus
8 1 (0.67%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow