The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 26 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 24 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.10% 3.24% 3.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.90% 11.11% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £345 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £396 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
186 108 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.49% 29.19% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 44 77
Average daily rate £351 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 28
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Web Services
Cambridgeshire

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Cambridge region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Cambridge region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (46.43%) MySQL
3 22 (39.29%) HTML
3 22 (39.29%) jQuery
4 20 (35.71%) CSS
5 19 (33.93%) PHP
5 19 (33.93%) MVC
6 18 (32.14%) OO
7 17 (30.36%) C#
7 17 (30.36%) Ajax
8 16 (28.57%) Apache
9 15 (26.79%) .NET
10 14 (25.00%) WCF
10 14 (25.00%) REST
11 12 (21.43%) Android
11 12 (21.43%) Android Development
11 12 (21.43%) LAMP
11 12 (21.43%) Linux
12 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
12 11 (19.64%) Java
12 11 (19.64%) Nagios
12 11 (19.64%) XHTML
12 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu
12 11 (19.64%) iOS Development
12 11 (19.64%) PHP5
12 11 (19.64%) WordPress
12 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
12 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
14 9 (16.07%) SQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (28.57%) Apache
2 11 (19.64%) WordPress
3 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.79%) Content Management Server
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (5.36%) CloudFront
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.57%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) MySQL
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Big Data
5 3 (5.36%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
1 5 (8.93%) Selenium
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
1 5 (8.93%) NUnit
1 5 (8.93%) CruiseControl
1 5 (8.93%) MSBuild
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Toad
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.79%) Bower
4 1 (1.79%) Grunt
4 1 (1.79%) Mocha
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
2 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) LAMP Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Service Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) HTML
1 22 (39.29%) jQuery
2 20 (35.71%) CSS
3 17 (30.36%) Ajax
4 15 (26.79%) .NET
5 14 (25.00%) WCF
5 14 (25.00%) REST
6 12 (21.43%) LAMP
7 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
7 11 (19.64%) XHTML
8 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.71%) Middleware
10 5 (8.93%) Dojo
11 4 (7.14%) RESTful
11 4 (7.14%) SOAP
12 3 (5.36%) Struts
12 3 (5.36%) XML
12 3 (5.36%) DHTML
12 3 (5.36%) J2EE
12 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.36%) GIS
2 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.79%) Open Source
2 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Android
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu
2 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
3 8 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) MVC
2 18 (32.14%) OO
3 12 (21.43%) Android Development
4 11 (19.64%) iOS Development
5 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) TDD
6 7 (12.50%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps
7 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL
8 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.14%) Kanban
9 4 (7.14%) Feature Driven Development
9 4 (7.14%) BDD
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) CRM
10 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.93%) PHP
3 17 (30.36%) C#
4 11 (19.64%) Java
4 11 (19.64%) PHP5
5 9 (16.07%) SQL
6 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.14%) C++
7 4 (7.14%) Python
8 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) CCNP
2 1 (1.79%) CCNA
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) webMethods
4 3 (5.36%) hybris
5 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) Google
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