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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 38 31 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing Web Services 47 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.92% 4.44% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.22% 19.07% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 13
Average daily rate £326 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.23% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £262 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
273 194 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.75% 23.26% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 125 132
Average daily rate £330 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 37 £320 -24.70% 3
High Wycombe -4 3 £295 +18.00% 2
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 5
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (45.95%) Java
1 34 (45.95%) WebSphere
2 32 (43.24%) SOAP
3 27 (36.49%) Windows
4 24 (32.43%) LDAP
4 24 (32.43%) .NET
4 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
5 22 (29.73%) J2EE
6 21 (28.38%) HTML
7 20 (27.03%) C#
7 20 (27.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (27.03%) XML
7 20 (27.03%) Linux
8 19 (25.68%) SQL
8 19 (25.68%) UNIX
9 17 (22.97%) Change Management
9 17 (22.97%) MVC
9 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
9 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.97%) CSS
10 16 (21.62%) DTS
11 11 (14.86%) Migration
11 11 (14.86%) CRM
12 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (12.16%) HP
13 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.16%) Oracle
13 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
13 9 (12.16%) jQuery
13 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (45.95%) WebSphere
2 20 (27.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (10.81%) CMS
4 5 (6.76%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.70%) Papyrus
6 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) SAS
6 1 (1.35%) Node.js
6 1 (1.35%) WordPress
6 1 (1.35%) Drupal
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.70%) Exstream
2 2 (2.70%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.62%) DTS
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) DB2
6 1 (1.35%) OLAP
6 1 (1.35%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.35%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Ant
2 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.70%) Xcode
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) NUnit
3 1 (1.35%) Introscope
3 1 (1.35%) JUnit
3 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.35%) MSTest
3 1 (1.35%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.81%) Banking
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Analyst
3 17 (22.97%) Deployment Analyst
4 16 (21.62%) .NET Developer
5 12 (16.22%) C# Developer
6 11 (14.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
9 6 (8.11%) ServiceNow Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Architect
10 5 (6.76%) Consultant
11 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.70%) Python Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Java Architect
12 2 (2.70%) Technical Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Scala Developer
12 2 (2.70%) iOS Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.24%) SOAP
2 24 (32.43%) .NET
3 22 (29.73%) J2EE
4 21 (28.38%) HTML
5 20 (27.03%) XML
6 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
6 17 (22.97%) CSS
7 9 (12.16%) jQuery
7 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.46%) LINQ
8 7 (9.46%) Ajax
9 6 (8.11%) REST
9 6 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (6.76%) XSL
10 5 (6.76%) JSON
10 5 (6.76%) WCF
11 4 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (5.41%) HTML5
11 4 (5.41%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) CMDB
2 3 (4.05%) CESG
2 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.05%) Open Source
2 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.05%) iPhone
3 2 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Linux
3 19 (25.68%) UNIX
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) AIX
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Change Management
1 17 (22.97%) MVC
2 11 (14.86%) Migration
2 11 (14.86%) CRM
3 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
4 8 (10.81%) SOA
5 7 (9.46%) ITSM
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL
5 7 (9.46%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.11%) OO
6 6 (8.11%) Workflow
6 6 (8.11%) Content Management
6 6 (8.11%) Scrum
7 5 (6.76%) TDD
8 4 (5.41%) BDD
8 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.05%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.05%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) Java
2 20 (27.03%) C#
3 19 (25.68%) SQL
4 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.41%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.70%) Scala
7 2 (2.70%) VBA
7 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.35%) Jython
8 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
1 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) HP
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
2 8 (10.81%) Remedy
3 7 (9.46%) BMC
4 6 (8.11%) ServiceNow
4 6 (8.11%) CA
5 3 (4.05%) webMethods
5 3 (4.05%) Siebel
5 3 (4.05%) IBM
6 2 (2.70%) SAP
6 2 (2.70%) JBoss
6 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.35%) Xamarin