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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 30 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 71 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.98% 3.86% 4.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.26% 17.71% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 27
Average daily rate
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£381 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £272 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.92%
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
319 271 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.87% 21.82% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 153 132
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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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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 44 £438 +18.24% 4
High Wycombe +6 10 £363 +47.95%
Aylesbury - 6 £288 - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 53 (43.80%) HTML
1 53 (43.80%) SQL
2 48 (39.67%) CSS
3 43 (35.54%) C#
4 41 (33.88%) .NET
4 41 (33.88%) XML
5 38 (31.40%) JavaScript
6 35 (28.93%) MVC
7 34 (28.10%) Java
7 34 (28.10%) Unit Testing
8 31 (25.62%) WCF
8 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET
9 30 (24.79%) Oracle
10 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
11 27 (22.31%) OO
12 24 (19.83%) Scrum
12 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (19.01%) Middleware
14 22 (18.18%) Finance
15 21 (17.36%) SOAP
15 21 (17.36%) jQuery
15 21 (17.36%) Content Management
16 20 (16.53%) .NET Framework
16 20 (16.53%) ITIL
17 18 (14.88%) Visual Studio
17 18 (14.88%) Workflow
18 17 (14.05%) ITSM
18 17 (14.05%) BMC
18 17 (14.05%) CA

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 17 (14.05%) CMS
2 13 (10.74%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.61%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (4.96%) Documentum
5 6 (4.96%) SAS
6 4 (3.31%) IIS
6 4 (3.31%) Apache
6 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.31%) Confluence
7 3 (2.48%) Node.js
7 3 (2.48%) JBoss
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.65%) Drupal
9 1 (0.83%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) Google Checkout
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) Firewall
2 12 (9.92%) Internet
3 8 (6.61%) SSL
4 7 (5.79%) Extranet
4 7 (5.79%) Intranet
5 5 (4.13%) HTTP
6 4 (3.31%) VPN
6 4 (3.31%) DNS
6 4 (3.31%) LDAP
6 4 (3.31%) LAN
6 4 (3.31%) WAN
6 4 (3.31%) SMTP
6 4 (3.31%) DHCP
6 4 (3.31%) X.500
6 4 (3.31%) SAN
6 4 (3.31%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.31%) AMQP
6 4 (3.31%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.48%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.26%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.61%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.79%) MySQL
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (4.96%) OLAP
6 6 (4.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.31%) Base SAS
8 4 (3.31%) Big Data
8 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.65%) SQLite
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.44%) JIRA
4 7 (5.79%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.96%) Subversion
6 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.31%) Mercurial
7 4 (3.31%) Introscope
7 4 (3.31%) Ant
7 4 (3.31%) JUnit
7 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.31%) Gradle
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.65%) Toad
9 2 (1.65%) NUnit
9 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.65%) Selenium
10 1 (0.83%) Moq
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Retail
3 6 (4.96%) Automotive
4 4 (3.31%) Marketing
4 4 (3.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (67.77%) Developer
2 23 (19.01%) Architect
2 23 (19.01%) Web Developer
3 17 (14.05%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (12.40%) ServiceNow Developer
5 14 (11.57%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Digital Architect
9 6 (4.96%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.96%) SAS Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Systems Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Web Architect
10 4 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Consultant
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (1.65%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (43.80%) HTML
2 48 (39.67%) CSS
3 41 (33.88%) .NET
3 41 (33.88%) XML
4 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET
4 31 (25.62%) WCF
5 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (19.01%) Middleware
7 21 (17.36%) SOAP
7 21 (17.36%) jQuery
8 20 (16.53%) .NET Framework
9 15 (12.40%) REST
9 15 (12.40%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (11.57%) Ajax
11 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (9.92%) AngularJS
13 11 (9.09%) EJB
14 10 (8.26%) J2EE
15 9 (7.44%) SAML
15 9 (7.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) CMDB
2 16 (13.22%) Client/Server
3 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.61%) Replication
4 8 (6.61%) Clustering
5 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
7 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.31%) Social Media
8 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.65%) User Experience
10 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.83%) iPad
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.83%) iPhone
10 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Windows
2 11 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (4.96%) UNIX
4 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.48%) MVS
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.93%) MVC
2 34 (28.10%) Unit Testing
3 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.31%) OO
5 24 (19.83%) Scrum
6 21 (17.36%) Content Management
7 20 (16.53%) ITIL
8 18 (14.88%) Workflow
9 17 (14.05%) ITSM
9 17 (14.05%) Knowledge Management
10 16 (13.22%) EAI
10 16 (13.22%) Service Management
11 15 (12.40%) SOA
12 13 (10.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (9.92%) TDD
14 10 (8.26%) Asset Management
14 10 (8.26%) UML
14 10 (8.26%) Analytics
15 9 (7.44%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.80%) SQL
2 43 (35.54%) C#
3 38 (31.40%) JavaScript
4 34 (28.10%) Java
5 16 (13.22%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.26%) Python
7 6 (4.96%) PHP
8 5 (4.13%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.13%) C++
9 4 (3.31%) Perl
9 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.31%) Jython
9 4 (3.31%) Korn
9 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.65%) XQuery
11 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) SAS Certification
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.31%) XenApp
2 4 (3.31%) XenDesktop
2 4 (3.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Nagios
1 4 (3.31%) Zenoss
1 4 (3.31%) CA Wily
1 4 (3.31%) Puppet
1 4 (3.31%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Oracle
2 17 (14.05%) HP
2 17 (14.05%) BMC
2 17 (14.05%) CA
2 17 (14.05%) ServiceNow
3 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.96%) TIBCO
5 5 (4.13%) Google
6 4 (3.31%) Coremetrics
6 4 (3.31%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.31%) Akamai
6 4 (3.31%) Splunk
6 4 (3.31%) Citrix
6 4 (3.31%) IBM
6 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.31%) PayPal
6 4 (3.31%) VMware
6 4 (3.31%) AppSense
7 2 (1.65%) Remedy
7 2 (1.65%) SAP