The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 21 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 22 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.63% 1.25% 3.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.05% 3.92% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 12
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£450 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £300 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.13 £34.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+26.83% -0.72%
Web Services
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 102 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.86% 31.88% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 46 102
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) .NET
3 15 (36.59%) Java
4 14 (34.15%) C#
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (31.71%) CSS
6 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
6 11 (26.83%) HTML
6 11 (26.83%) CSS3
7 9 (21.95%) HTML5
7 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.51%) J2EE
8 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 7 (17.07%) OO
9 7 (17.07%) SOAP
9 7 (17.07%) Subversion
9 7 (17.07%) Spring
9 7 (17.07%) RESTful
10 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (14.63%) Kindle
10 6 (14.63%) REST
10 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
10 6 (14.63%) JBoss
10 6 (14.63%) ISO 9001
10 6 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (12.20%) EAI
11 5 (12.20%) MySQL
11 5 (12.20%) MVC
11 5 (12.20%) WCF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (14.63%) JBoss
1 6 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Node.js
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management Server
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.44%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.44%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) SimpleDB
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Subversion
2 4 (9.76%) NUnit
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 3 (7.32%) MSBuild
3 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Grunt
3 3 (7.32%) Bower
3 3 (7.32%) CruiseControl
3 3 (7.32%) Maven
3 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.32%) Mocha
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) XMLSpy
4 2 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Architect
2 14 (34.15%) Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Business Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Business Solution Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Architect
7 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 13 (31.71%) CSS
3 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (26.83%) HTML
3 11 (26.83%) CSS3
4 9 (21.95%) HTML5
5 8 (19.51%) J2EE
6 7 (17.07%) SOAP
6 7 (17.07%) Spring
6 7 (17.07%) RESTful
7 6 (14.63%) REST
8 5 (12.20%) WCF
9 4 (9.76%) jQuery
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (9.76%) Apache Camel
9 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.76%) XML
10 3 (7.32%) Middleware
10 3 (7.32%) Sass
10 3 (7.32%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Kindle
1 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.76%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.88%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) OO
3 5 (12.20%) EAI
3 5 (12.20%) MVC
4 4 (9.76%) Information Management
4 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
4 4 (9.76%) TDD
4 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
4 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.88%) BPEL
6 2 (4.88%) Load Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.88%) SOA
6 2 (4.88%) UML
6 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nagios
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) webMethods
2 3 (7.32%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Talend
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) BEA
3 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk
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