The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 56 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 18 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.84% 3.38% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.11% 15.87% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 18
Average daily rate £358 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
Web Services
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
253 252 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.90% 21.30% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 147 125
Average daily rate £355 £345 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £44.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.04% +175.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 16 £325 -22.15% 3
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (36.71%) C#
2 28 (35.44%) .NET
3 24 (30.38%) HTML
4 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
5 21 (26.58%) MVC
6 19 (24.05%) SQL
7 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
7 18 (22.78%) SOAP
8 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.25%) CSS
10 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
10 15 (18.99%) WebSphere
11 14 (17.72%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (17.72%) J2EE
11 14 (17.72%) Oracle
11 14 (17.72%) Java
11 14 (17.72%) XML
11 14 (17.72%) HTTP
11 14 (17.72%) Finance
11 14 (17.72%) SSL
12 13 (16.46%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (16.46%) Clustering
12 13 (16.46%) Jython
12 13 (16.46%) Python
12 13 (16.46%) JDBC
12 13 (16.46%) Korn
12 13 (16.46%) JNDI
12 13 (16.46%) Bash Shell
13 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (15.19%) High Availability

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (18.99%) WebSphere
2 14 (17.72%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (8.86%) CMS
4 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.33%) Drupal
6 4 (5.06%) Documentum
6 4 (5.06%) JBoss
6 4 (5.06%) SAS
7 2 (2.53%) Apache
7 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.53%) IIS
7 2 (2.53%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.27%) Confluence
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) HTTP
1 14 (17.72%) SSL
2 8 (10.13%) Firewall
3 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.06%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.80%) Extranet
5 3 (3.80%) Internet
5 3 (3.80%) Intranet
6 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.27%) LAN
7 1 (1.27%) LDAP
7 1 (1.27%) WAN
7 1 (1.27%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.80%) Base SAS
6 2 (2.53%) GIS
6 2 (2.53%) OLAP
6 2 (2.53%) SAS EBI
6 2 (2.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (2.53%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Introscope
2 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.53%) Fiddler
4 2 (2.53%) Grunt
4 2 (2.53%) gulp
4 2 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.53%) Protractor
4 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) NUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Selenium
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Marketing
3 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) .NET Developer
2 20 (25.32%) C# Developer
3 19 (24.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Architect
5 12 (15.19%) Administrator
5 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (15.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (15.19%) WebSphere Administrator
6 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (12.66%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (12.66%) Web Developer
7 10 (12.66%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 9 (11.39%) .NET Web Developer
9 8 (10.13%) C# Web Developer
10 7 (8.86%) Analyst
11 6 (7.59%) Consultant
12 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
12 5 (6.33%) Web Architect
13 4 (5.06%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.44%) .NET
2 24 (30.38%) HTML
3 18 (22.78%) SOAP
4 16 (20.25%) CSS
5 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
6 14 (17.72%) J2EE
6 14 (17.72%) XML
7 13 (16.46%) JDBC
7 13 (16.46%) JNDI
7 13 (16.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (15.19%) WCF
9 11 (13.92%) jQuery
10 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
11 7 (8.86%) Middleware
12 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (6.33%) Flash
14 4 (5.06%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Clustering
2 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.33%) Social Media
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) NHS
4 4 (5.06%) SCADA
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.53%) Replication
6 2 (2.53%) User Experience
7 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) MVC
2 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.19%) High Availability
4 11 (13.92%) Garbage Collection
5 8 (10.13%) Analytics
5 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.59%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (7.59%) EAI
6 6 (7.59%) Project Management
6 6 (7.59%) Scrum
6 6 (7.59%) SOA
6 6 (7.59%) Web Application Development
6 6 (7.59%) Web Development
7 5 (6.33%) B2B
7 5 (6.33%) B2C
7 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.33%) OO
7 5 (6.33%) SDLC
7 5 (6.33%) SEO
7 5 (6.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) C#
2 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.05%) SQL
4 14 (17.72%) Java
5 13 (16.46%) Bash Shell
5 13 (16.46%) Jython
5 13 (16.46%) Korn
5 13 (16.46%) Python
6 8 (10.13%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.33%) PHP
8 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.33%) PMP
3 3 (3.80%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) UAG
1 2 (2.53%) XenApp
1 2 (2.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle
2 12 (15.19%) IBM
3 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.80%) Google
6 2 (2.53%) Citrix
6 2 (2.53%) Remedy
6 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.53%) Wonderware
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe
7 1 (1.27%) BT
7 1 (1.27%) Endeca
7 1 (1.27%) ESRI
7 1 (1.27%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) SAP