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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 46 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 31 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.70% 4.35% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.58% 16.49% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 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 £250 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.67 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.80% -12.50%
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
199 279 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.35% 26.40% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 151 112
Average daily rate £375 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +6 24 £375 +15.38% 4
High Wycombe - 5 £350 - 1
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (39.71%) Java
2 26 (38.24%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) WebSphere
4 23 (33.82%) HTML
5 22 (32.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (30.88%) J2EE
7 20 (29.41%) .NET
8 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
8 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
9 18 (26.47%) SOAP
10 17 (25.00%) Windows
10 17 (25.00%) Finance
11 15 (22.06%) CSS
11 15 (22.06%) C#
11 15 (22.06%) Linux
12 14 (20.59%) UNIX
12 14 (20.59%) XML
13 13 (19.12%) jQuery
14 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
15 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
16 10 (14.71%) Eclipse
16 10 (14.71%) OO
17 9 (13.24%) Change Management
17 9 (13.24%) LDAP
17 9 (13.24%) SSL
17 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (13.24%) Spring
18 8 (11.76%) DTS
18 8 (11.76%) JBoss

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 22 (32.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.41%) nginx
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.94%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) SAS
6 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Route 53
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) LDAP
1 9 (13.24%) SSL
2 5 (7.35%) Firewall
2 5 (7.35%) HTTP
3 4 (5.88%) Network Security
4 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.94%) DNS
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) DTS
3 5 (7.35%) MySQL
4 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.94%) DB2
5 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.47%) OLAP
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.35%) Introscope
3 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.47%) JUnit
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.47%) MyEclipse
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Automotive
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Front Office
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Deployment Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) Database Developer
6 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Quality Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) HTML
2 21 (30.88%) J2EE
3 20 (29.41%) .NET
4 18 (26.47%) SOAP
5 15 (22.06%) CSS
6 14 (20.59%) XML
7 13 (19.12%) jQuery
8 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (13.24%) Spring
10 8 (11.76%) JSP
10 8 (11.76%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.29%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (10.29%) LINQ
12 6 (8.82%) WCF
12 6 (8.82%) Java EE
12 6 (8.82%) WinForms
13 5 (7.35%) JDBC
13 5 (7.35%) JNDI
14 4 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) CMDB
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Windows
2 15 (22.06%) Linux
3 14 (20.59%) UNIX
4 3 (4.41%) Debian
4 3 (4.41%) CentOS
4 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) zOS
5 1 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
2 10 (14.71%) OO
3 9 (13.24%) Change Management
3 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.76%) MVC
5 6 (8.82%) High Availability
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
6 5 (7.35%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.88%) Web Development
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) Workflow
8 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL
8 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.41%) Content Management
8 3 (4.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.41%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Java
2 26 (38.24%) SQL
3 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.06%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) Python
6 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.35%) PHP
7 5 (7.35%) Jython
7 5 (7.35%) Korn
7 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.47%) XAML
10 1 (1.47%) VB
10 1 (1.47%) Perl
10 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.47%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Varnish
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.41%) Nagios
2 3 (4.41%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.47%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) JBoss
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) IBM
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) HP
5 3 (4.41%) VMware
5 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.94%) BMC
6 2 (2.94%) CA
7 1 (1.47%) SumTotal
7 1 (1.47%) Saba
7 1 (1.47%) Remedy
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
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