Period
to 22 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 January 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 63 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 110 152 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.46% 3.12% 3.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.01% 10.13% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 91 114
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -0.06%
10th Percentile £319 £319 £319
90th Percentile £588 £590 £575
England median daily rate £510 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £46.90 - -
England median hourly rate £48.42 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +7.60% +3.45% +2.35%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 916 1,501 1,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.84% 30.79% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 1,054 891
Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £575 £550 £533
England median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.15 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.61% -5.00% +169.09%
10th Percentile £16.93 £15.49 £18.76
90th Percentile £60.33 £43.25 £41.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Yorkshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Yorkshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Yorkshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Yorkshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Web Services in Yorkshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +24 77 £480 +10.34% 39
North Yorkshire +8 20 £575 +40.24% 10
South Yorkshire -3 11 £450 +5.88% 15
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 50 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.91%) XML
3 39 (35.45%) .NET
4 33 (30.00%) SOA
5 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
6 27 (24.55%) Java
6 27 (24.55%) AWS
6 27 (24.55%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (23.64%) Azure
8 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (20.91%) SQL
9 23 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (20.00%) JSON
11 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
12 19 (17.27%) User Stories
13 18 (16.36%) DevOps
13 18 (16.36%) SOAP
14 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
14 17 (15.45%) Oracle
14 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
14 17 (15.45%) Microservices
14 17 (15.45%) Public Sector
15 16 (14.55%) Node.js
15 16 (14.55%) PaaS
15 16 (14.55%) Finance
16 15 (13.64%) Information Security
16 15 (13.64%) REST
16 15 (13.64%) Jenkins
17 14 (12.73%) IaaS
17 14 (12.73%) Infrastructure as Code

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (6.36%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.55%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.73%) JBoss
3 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Confluence
5 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
5 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (8.18%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.82%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (1.82%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.55%) AWS
2 26 (23.64%) Azure
3 16 (14.55%) PaaS
4 14 (12.73%) IaaS
4 14 (12.73%) SaaS
5 12 (10.91%) Boomi
6 11 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (3.64%) Office 365
7 4 (3.64%) Twilio
8 3 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (2.73%) GCP
8 3 (2.73%) OneDrive
8 3 (2.73%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.73%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.91%) Route 53
10 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) HTTP
2 8 (7.27%) VoIP
3 5 (4.55%) SSL
4 4 (3.64%) CTI
4 4 (3.64%) Firewall
4 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.64%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.64%) VLAN
4 4 (3.64%) VPN
4 4 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.73%) Internet
5 3 (2.73%) LAN
5 3 (2.73%) MPLS
5 3 (2.73%) WAN
6 1 (0.91%) AMQP
6 1 (0.91%) DHCP
6 1 (0.91%) DNS
6 1 (0.91%) IPsec
6 1 (0.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.27%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.36%) Spotfire
5 5 (4.55%) GIS
5 5 (4.55%) Spatial Data
6 4 (3.64%) Big Data
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.73%) Power BI
8 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.82%) MySQL
8 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.91%) Riak
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.27%) SoapUI
4 7 (6.36%) Selenium
5 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.45%) HP UFT
5 6 (5.45%) SpecFlow
5 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (4.55%) FitNesse
6 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.64%) JIRA
7 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (2.73%) JUnit
8 3 (2.73%) Mockito
9 2 (1.82%) LSMW
10 1 (0.91%) Maven
10 1 (0.91%) Sahi
10 1 (0.91%) Subversion
10 1 (0.91%) WATIR
General
1 17 (15.45%) Public Sector
2 16 (14.55%) Finance
3 14 (12.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Games
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (34.55%) Developer
2 20 (18.18%) Architect
3 13 (11.82%) Consultant
4 10 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 9 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.27%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.36%) TIBCO Developer
8 6 (5.45%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Service Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Tester
10 4 (3.64%) Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (3.64%) GIS Specialist
10 4 (3.64%) Senior Tester
10 4 (3.64%) Software Architect
11 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Product Owner
11 3 (2.73%) Risk Manager
11 3 (2.73%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (40.91%) XML
2 39 (35.45%) .NET
3 22 (20.00%) JSON
4 18 (16.36%) SOAP
5 16 (14.55%) Node.js
6 15 (13.64%) REST
7 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET
8 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (9.09%) JMS
9 9 (8.18%) JDBC
9 9 (8.18%) TIBCO EMS
9 9 (8.18%) XSD
10 8 (7.27%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.27%) Middleware
10 8 (7.27%) RESTful
10 8 (7.27%) WSDL
11 7 (6.36%) Entity Framework
11 7 (6.36%) GraphQL
11 7 (6.36%) WCF
12 5 (4.55%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.36%) IVR
3 7 (6.36%) VUI
4 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.73%) CESG
6 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.91%) LLPG
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Linux
2 7 (6.36%) Unix
3 5 (4.55%) Windows
4 3 (2.73%) Android
4 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.00%) SOA
3 27 (24.55%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (17.27%) User Stories
6 18 (16.36%) DevOps
7 17 (15.45%) Microservices
8 15 (13.64%) Information Security
9 14 (12.73%) Blue-Green Deployment
9 14 (12.73%) Infrastructure as Code
9 14 (12.73%) Scrum
10 13 (11.82%) Data Management
11 12 (10.91%) MVC
12 11 (10.00%) Co-Creation
12 11 (10.00%) ITIL
12 11 (10.00%) Project Management
13 10 (9.09%) Integration Testing
13 10 (9.09%) Security Architecture
13 10 (9.09%) Test Automation
14 9 (8.18%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.55%) Java
2 23 (20.91%) SQL
3 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.73%) C#
4 14 (12.73%) Python
5 9 (8.18%) XPath
6 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.73%) Ruby
8 2 (1.82%) ABAP
8 2 (1.82%) Java 8
8 2 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) CISM
1 13 (11.82%) CISSP
2 11 (10.00%) Degree
3 6 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.55%) ISEB
4 5 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.73%) CCNA
5 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) CCNP
7 1 (0.91%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.36%) GDPR
3 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.64%) SLA
5 3 (2.73%) COBIT
6 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Docker
2 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.73%) Puppet
2 3 (2.73%) SCCM
3 1 (0.91%) Ansible
3 1 (0.91%) Salt
3 1 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.45%) Oracle
3 12 (10.91%) Dell
4 10 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 9 (8.18%) Cisco
6 5 (4.55%) Avaya
6 5 (4.55%) ESRI
6 5 (4.55%) HP
7 4 (3.64%) Genesys
8 3 (2.73%) Google
9 2 (1.82%) Adobe
9 2 (1.82%) SAP
9 2 (1.82%) Workday
10 1 (0.91%) F5
10 1 (0.91%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.91%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.91%) Spotify
10 1 (0.91%) Talend
10 1 (0.91%) VMware
10 1 (0.91%) webMethods