Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 55 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 136 198 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.31% 4.03% 3.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.03% 11.56% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 126 105
Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £419 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.27% -0.30% -1.18%
10th Percentile £354 £313 £318
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
England median hourly rate £47.96 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% +3.66% -3.53%

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 1,233 1,713 1,442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.01% 34.85% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 1,200 1,040
Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.81% - -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £297
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.90 £40.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.58% -1.82% +255.60%
10th Percentile £15.55 £15.24 £36.13
90th Percentile £45.68 £43.25 £43.38
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.36% +3.83% +6.67%

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 August 2019.

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
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 August 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
West Yorkshire -14 85 £415 +3.75% 55
South Yorkshire -5 39 £525 +16.67% 16
North Yorkshire +4 7 £408 +1.88% 9
Web Services
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 75 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.35%) .NET
2 44 (32.35%) SOAP
3 41 (30.15%) Java
4 40 (29.41%) C#
4 40 (29.41%) AWS
5 35 (25.74%) SQL
6 34 (25.00%) XML
7 32 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 27 (19.85%) Finance
8 27 (19.85%) Git (software)
8 27 (19.85%) REST
9 26 (19.12%) DevOps
10 25 (18.38%) Test Automation
10 25 (18.38%) Azure
10 25 (18.38%) SQL Server
11 24 (17.65%) Jenkins
12 22 (16.18%) Cucumber
12 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
12 22 (16.18%) Windows
12 22 (16.18%) Python
13 21 (15.44%) Visual Studio
13 21 (15.44%) Spring
13 21 (15.44%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (15.44%) Scrum
14 19 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (13.24%) Selenium
15 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
15 18 (13.24%) Linux
15 18 (13.24%) MVC

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 9 (6.62%) Confluence
2 7 (5.15%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.21%) CMS
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.47%) Apache
5 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.74%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.74%) FileNet
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) Mule
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.94%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (2.21%) Workday HCM
4 2 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (29.41%) AWS
2 25 (18.38%) Azure
3 10 (7.35%) GitHub
4 7 (5.15%) GCP
5 6 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.68%) Office 365
6 5 (3.68%) PaaS
7 4 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.21%) SaaS
8 3 (2.21%) Serverless
8 3 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.47%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (1.47%) Boomi
9 2 (1.47%) iPaaS
9 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) HTTP
2 15 (11.03%) SSL
3 14 (10.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.94%) Firewall
5 3 (2.21%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.47%) VLAN
6 2 (1.47%) VPN
6 2 (1.47%) WebEx
6 2 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.74%) DHCP
7 1 (0.74%) DNS
7 1 (0.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) IPsec
7 1 (0.74%) LAN
7 1 (0.74%) MPLS
7 1 (0.74%) Network Security
7 1 (0.74%) SSH
7 1 (0.74%) VoIP
7 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.44%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (11.03%) MySQL
4 12 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.15%) SQLite
6 6 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.21%) Big Data
8 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.47%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.47%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.47%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 27 (19.85%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 22 (16.18%) Cucumber
4 21 (15.44%) Visual Studio
5 18 (13.24%) Selenium
6 17 (12.50%) JIRA
7 16 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (10.29%) Maven
9 13 (9.56%) Subversion
10 11 (8.09%) JMeter
10 11 (8.09%) WebDriver
11 10 (7.35%) FitNesse
12 9 (6.62%) Mockito
12 9 (6.62%) SpecFlow
13 6 (4.41%) JBehave
13 6 (4.41%) JUnit
13 6 (4.41%) SoapUI
14 5 (3.68%) Appium
14 5 (3.68%) Gradle
15 4 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (19.85%) Finance
2 15 (11.03%) Public Sector
3 13 (9.56%) Banking
4 6 (4.41%) Retail
5 5 (3.68%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.68%) French Language
6 2 (1.47%) Legal
6 2 (1.47%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (31.62%) Developer
2 14 (10.29%) Architect
3 12 (8.82%) Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) .NET Developer
4 10 (7.35%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.62%) Test Engineer
6 7 (5.15%) Xamarin Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Consultant
7 6 (4.41%) Python Developer
8 5 (3.68%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (3.68%) DBA
8 5 (3.68%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.68%) Security Architect
8 5 (3.68%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Tester
9 4 (2.94%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 4 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.35%) .NET
1 44 (32.35%) SOAP
2 34 (25.00%) XML
3 27 (19.85%) REST
4 21 (15.44%) Spring
5 18 (13.24%) RESTful
6 15 (11.03%) JSON
7 12 (8.82%) ASP.NET
7 12 (8.82%) Hibernate
8 11 (8.09%) CSS
9 9 (6.62%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (6.62%) Apache Camel
9 9 (6.62%) WCF
10 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (5.15%) Drools
11 7 (5.15%) jQuery
11 7 (5.15%) OpenID
12 6 (4.41%) Spring MVC
12 6 (4.41%) XSD
12 6 (4.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.41%) NHS
3 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.68%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.21%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.47%) Robotics
6 2 (1.47%) User Experience
6 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.74%) CESG
7 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.18%) Windows
2 18 (13.24%) Linux
3 15 (11.03%) Android
4 13 (9.56%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.15%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.15%) Unix
6 5 (3.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.12%) DevOps
3 25 (18.38%) Test Automation
4 21 (15.44%) Scrum
5 19 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (13.24%) MVC
6 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
7 17 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 16 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
8 16 (11.76%) Open Source
9 15 (11.03%) BDD
10 12 (8.82%) Microservices
10 12 (8.82%) Software Testing
11 10 (7.35%) Analytics
11 10 (7.35%) Migration
11 10 (7.35%) OO
12 9 (6.62%) ATDD
12 9 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (6.62%) Test Strategy
12 9 (6.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.15%) Java
2 40 (29.41%) C#
3 35 (25.74%) SQL
4 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.18%) Python
5 16 (11.76%) Ruby
6 12 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.41%) Java 8
8 3 (2.21%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.21%) C
9 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.47%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (5.15%) Degree
3 5 (3.68%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) ISEB
5 3 (2.21%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) GDPR
1 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.21%) Dublin Core
2 3 (2.21%) HL7
2 3 (2.21%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) Docker
2 2 (1.47%) HDFS
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (12.50%) Puppet
2 16 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (9.56%) Salt
4 11 (8.09%) Kubernetes
5 7 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.94%) Terraform
7 3 (2.21%) Ansible
7 3 (2.21%) Grafana
8 2 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.74%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 32 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.56%) Oracle
3 12 (8.82%) Splunk
4 11 (8.09%) Xamarin
5 8 (5.88%) Google
6 7 (5.15%) ForgeRock
6 7 (5.15%) HP
7 5 (3.68%) IBM
8 3 (2.21%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.21%) Workday
9 2 (1.47%) Cisco
9 2 (1.47%) Civica
9 2 (1.47%) Databricks
9 2 (1.47%) Dell
9 2 (1.47%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.47%) Pega
9 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.74%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.74%) webMethods