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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 50 31 55
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Contract jobs citing Web Services 31 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.66% 5.12% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.55% 19.42% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -20.38%
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
213 278 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.28% 26.38% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 151 123
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -7 23 £363 +11.53% 5
High Wycombe - 5 £350 - 1
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (41.43%) Java
2 26 (37.14%) WebSphere
3 25 (35.71%) SQL
4 24 (34.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 23 (32.86%) HTML
5 23 (32.86%) J2EE
6 22 (31.43%) .NET
7 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 20 (28.57%) SOAP
9 18 (25.71%) Windows
10 17 (24.29%) C#
10 17 (24.29%) Finance
11 16 (22.86%) Linux
12 15 (21.43%) UNIX
12 15 (21.43%) CSS
13 14 (20.00%) XML
14 13 (18.57%) jQuery
14 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing
15 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
16 11 (15.71%) LDAP
16 11 (15.71%) Change Management
17 10 (14.29%) OO
17 10 (14.29%) DTS
17 10 (14.29%) Eclipse
18 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (12.86%) Spring
18 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (12.86%) SSL
19 8 (11.43%) JBoss

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (37.14%) WebSphere
2 24 (34.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.71%) Apache
4 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) nginx
5 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.86%) CMS
5 2 (2.86%) Papyrus
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) SAS
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Exstream
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.43%) Route 53
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) LDAP
2 9 (12.86%) SSL
3 5 (7.14%) Firewall
3 5 (7.14%) HTTP
4 4 (5.71%) Network Security
5 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.86%) Internet
6 2 (2.86%) DNS
6 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) DTS
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
4 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (1.43%) OLAP
6 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.14%) Introscope
3 4 (5.71%) Subversion
3 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) JUnit
5 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.43%) JIRA
5 1 (1.43%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) MyEclipse
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Automotive
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Deployment Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 5 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Quality Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) HTML
1 23 (32.86%) J2EE
2 22 (31.43%) .NET
3 20 (28.57%) SOAP
4 15 (21.43%) CSS
5 14 (20.00%) XML
6 13 (18.57%) jQuery
7 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
8 9 (12.86%) Spring
8 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (11.43%) JSP
9 8 (11.43%) WCF
9 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
10 7 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (10.00%) LINQ
11 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.57%) Java EE
11 6 (8.57%) WinForms
12 5 (7.14%) JDBC
12 5 (7.14%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.14%) Clustering
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) CMDB
3 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) DTV
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Linux
3 15 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (4.29%) Debian
4 3 (4.29%) CentOS
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) zOS
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing
2 11 (15.71%) Change Management
3 10 (14.29%) OO
4 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.43%) MVC
6 5 (7.14%) High Availability
6 5 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.71%) Migration
7 4 (5.71%) SOA
8 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.29%) Scrum
8 3 (4.29%) Content Management
8 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.29%) Web Development
8 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.29%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) Java
2 25 (35.71%) SQL
3 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 17 (24.29%) C#
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.14%) Jython
7 5 (7.14%) Korn
7 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.71%) PHP
9 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.86%) VBA
10 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) VB
11 1 (1.43%) XAML
11 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.29%) Varnish
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.29%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) Nagios
2 3 (4.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) JBoss
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) IBM
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 5 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.29%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.86%) BMC
6 2 (2.86%) CA
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) SumTotal
7 1 (1.43%) Saba
7 1 (1.43%) Remedy
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