The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 55 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 31 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.39% 4.64% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.52% 18.95% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 14
Average daily rate
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£373 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -15.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
269 248 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.72% 24.48% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 147 130
Average daily rate £350 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 29 £375 +0.67% 6
Aylesbury - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - - 4
Marlow - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 42 (51.85%) Java
2 38 (46.91%) WebSphere
3 31 (38.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 30 (37.04%) SOAP
5 29 (35.80%) HTML
6 28 (34.57%) SQL
6 28 (34.57%) J2EE
7 26 (32.10%) CSS
8 25 (30.86%) Windows
9 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
10 21 (25.93%) XML
10 21 (25.93%) UNIX
10 21 (25.93%) LDAP
11 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
12 19 (23.46%) .NET
13 18 (22.22%) Linux
14 17 (20.99%) Finance
15 16 (19.75%) Change Management
15 16 (19.75%) DTS
15 16 (19.75%) C#
15 16 (19.75%) Unit Testing
16 12 (14.81%) Migration
16 12 (14.81%) OO
17 11 (13.58%) Eclipse
17 11 (13.58%) MVC
17 11 (13.58%) jQuery
17 11 (13.58%) Spring
18 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
18 10 (12.35%) HP
18 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (46.91%) WebSphere
2 31 (38.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (8.64%) CMS
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) Papyrus
5 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Exstream
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.93%) LDAP
2 6 (7.41%) SSL
3 5 (6.17%) HTTP
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.47%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.75%) DTS
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) DB2
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.23%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.23%) OLAP
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.17%) Introscope
3 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.47%) Ant
6 1 (1.23%) JUnit
6 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.23%) Selenium
6 1 (1.23%) MyEclipse
6 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.23%) PhoneGap
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Front Office
3 2 (2.47%) Automotive
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Analyst
3 16 (19.75%) Deployment Analyst
4 13 (16.05%) Java Developer
5 11 (13.58%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.64%) ServiceNow Developer
7 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Quality Manager
10 2 (2.47%) QA Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.04%) SOAP
2 29 (35.80%) HTML
3 28 (34.57%) J2EE
4 26 (32.10%) CSS
5 21 (25.93%) XML
6 19 (23.46%) .NET
7 11 (13.58%) Spring
7 11 (13.58%) jQuery
8 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
8 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
9 9 (11.11%) JSP
9 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.88%) LINQ
11 7 (8.64%) WCF
11 7 (8.64%) JDBC
12 6 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (6.17%) JNDI
13 5 (6.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (4.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) CMDB
2 5 (6.17%) Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) CESG
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.47%) Open Source
4 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.23%) DTV
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) iPhone
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Windows
2 21 (25.93%) UNIX
3 18 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (2.47%) AIX
5 1 (1.23%) zOS
5 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Change Management
1 16 (19.75%) Unit Testing
2 12 (14.81%) Migration
2 12 (14.81%) OO
3 11 (13.58%) MVC
4 8 (9.88%) Content Management
5 7 (8.64%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (8.64%) Workflow
5 7 (8.64%) ITSM
5 7 (8.64%) ITIL
5 7 (8.64%) SOA
5 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.17%) High Availability
6 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.94%) CRM
8 3 (3.70%) Scrum
8 3 (3.70%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Web Development
8 3 (3.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.85%) Java
2 28 (34.57%) SQL
3 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.75%) C#
5 7 (8.64%) Python
5 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.17%) Jython
6 5 (6.17%) Korn
7 3 (3.70%) Scala
8 2 (2.47%) VBA
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) ISEB
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.23%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) HP
2 9 (11.11%) JBoss
3 7 (8.64%) IBM
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) BMC
3 7 (8.64%) CA
3 7 (8.64%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.17%) Remedy
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Xamarin