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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 47 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 37 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.97% 2.63% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.98% 12.36% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 25
Average daily rate
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£300 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £286 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £445 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
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
285 275 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.91% 21.25% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 176 146
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £473 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
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 £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -8 26 £300 -19.46% 5
Aylesbury - 2 £288 - 2
High Wycombe - 2 - - 1
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (46.85%) HTML
2 47 (42.34%) CSS
3 46 (41.44%) SQL
4 42 (37.84%) C#
5 40 (36.04%) XML
6 39 (35.14%) .NET
7 38 (34.23%) Java
8 35 (31.53%) Unit Testing
9 34 (30.63%) MVC
10 32 (28.83%) JavaScript
10 32 (28.83%) SQL Server
11 29 (26.13%) WCF
12 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET
13 26 (23.42%) .NET Framework
14 23 (20.72%) Content Management
14 23 (20.72%) Oracle
14 23 (20.72%) OO
15 22 (19.82%) jQuery
16 21 (18.92%) ITIL
17 20 (18.02%) SOAP
18 19 (17.12%) SOA
18 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (16.22%) CMDB
19 18 (16.22%) Knowledge Management
19 18 (16.22%) CMS
19 18 (16.22%) ITSM
19 18 (16.22%) HP
19 18 (16.22%) BMC
19 18 (16.22%) CA
19 18 (16.22%) ServiceNow

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (16.22%) CMS
2 15 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.11%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (6.31%) IIS
5 7 (6.31%) Apache
6 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.60%) JBoss
6 4 (3.60%) SAS
6 4 (3.60%) Confluence
7 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.70%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.90%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.90%) Node.js
9 1 (0.90%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.50%) Google Checkout
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) Firewall
2 8 (7.21%) SSL
3 7 (6.31%) Wireshark
4 5 (4.50%) Internet
4 5 (4.50%) HTTP
5 4 (3.60%) VPN
5 4 (3.60%) DNS
5 4 (3.60%) LDAP
5 4 (3.60%) LAN
5 4 (3.60%) WAN
5 4 (3.60%) SMTP
5 4 (3.60%) DHCP
5 4 (3.60%) SAN
5 4 (3.60%) AMQP
5 4 (3.60%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.60%) X.500
6 3 (2.70%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.90%) Intranet
7 1 (0.90%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.21%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.31%) MySQL
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.60%) Base SAS
6 4 (3.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (3.60%) OLAP
6 4 (3.60%) Big Data
6 4 (3.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.80%) SQLite
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.91%) Subversion
3 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.21%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.50%) JIRA
5 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.60%) Gradle
6 4 (3.60%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.60%) Ant
6 4 (3.60%) JUnit
6 4 (3.60%) Introscope
7 3 (2.70%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.90%) Moq
9 1 (0.90%) Xcode
9 1 (0.90%) NUnit
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Retail
3 5 (4.50%) Marketing
3 5 (4.50%) Automotive
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (14.41%) Web Developer
2 16 (14.41%) ServiceNow Developer
3 15 (13.51%) Architect
4 12 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Digital Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Systems Architect
9 4 (3.60%) SAS Developer
9 4 (3.60%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Web Architect
10 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Consultant
10 3 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (46.85%) HTML
2 47 (42.34%) CSS
3 40 (36.04%) XML
4 39 (35.14%) .NET
5 29 (26.13%) WCF
6 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET
7 26 (23.42%) .NET Framework
8 22 (19.82%) jQuery
9 20 (18.02%) SOAP
10 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (14.41%) Middleware
12 15 (13.51%) REST
12 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (10.81%) Ajax
14 11 (9.91%) J2EE
15 10 (9.01%) AngularJS
15 10 (9.01%) HTML5
15 10 (9.01%) Entity Framework
15 10 (9.01%) RESTful
16 9 (8.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) CMDB
2 14 (12.61%) Client/Server
3 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.21%) Clustering
5 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.41%) Replication
6 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.80%) Social Media
8 1 (0.90%) iPad
8 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.90%) iPhone
8 1 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) Windows
2 9 (8.11%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.60%) UNIX
4 3 (2.70%) MVS
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) Unit Testing
2 34 (30.63%) MVC
3 23 (20.72%) Content Management
3 23 (20.72%) OO
4 21 (18.92%) ITIL
5 19 (17.12%) SOA
6 18 (16.22%) ITSM
6 18 (16.22%) Knowledge Management
7 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (15.32%) Service Management
8 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (11.71%) E-Commerce
9 13 (11.71%) Workflow
9 13 (11.71%) Scrum
10 9 (8.11%) TDD
10 9 (8.11%) Analytics
10 9 (8.11%) SDLC
11 8 (7.21%) EAI
12 7 (6.31%) OOP
12 7 (6.31%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.44%) SQL
2 42 (37.84%) C#
3 38 (34.23%) Java
4 32 (28.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.01%) Python
6 6 (5.41%) C++
6 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.60%) Perl
7 4 (3.60%) PHP
7 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.60%) Jython
7 4 (3.60%) Korn
7 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.80%) XQuery
10 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.60%) XenApp
2 4 (3.60%) XenDesktop
2 4 (3.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Nagios
1 4 (3.60%) Zenoss
1 4 (3.60%) CA Wily
1 4 (3.60%) Puppet
1 4 (3.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) Oracle
2 18 (16.22%) HP
2 18 (16.22%) BMC
2 18 (16.22%) CA
2 18 (16.22%) ServiceNow
3 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.11%) Remedy
5 6 (5.41%) TIBCO
5 6 (5.41%) Google
6 5 (4.50%) Coremetrics
6 5 (4.50%) PayPal
7 4 (3.60%) IBM
7 4 (3.60%) VMware
7 4 (3.60%) AppSense
7 4 (3.60%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.60%) Akamai
7 4 (3.60%) Splunk
7 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.60%) Citrix
8 2 (1.80%) Adobe