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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 34 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 21 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.18% 4.49% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.71% 13.71% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £365 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £516 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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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
196 124 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.04% 32.72% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 51 82
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 (39.13%) MVC
2 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) MySQL
4 14 (30.43%) C#
4 14 (30.43%) REST
5 13 (28.26%) jQuery
5 13 (28.26%) Java
6 12 (26.09%) .NET
6 12 (26.09%) OO
6 12 (26.09%) WCF
6 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.74%) TDD
8 10 (21.74%) CSS
8 10 (21.74%) HTML
9 9 (19.57%) PHP
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
10 8 (17.39%) Apache
10 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
10 8 (17.39%) Ajax
11 7 (15.22%) Subversion
11 7 (15.22%) Change Management
11 7 (15.22%) Windows
11 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (13.04%) RESTful
12 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
12 6 (13.04%) DevOps
12 6 (13.04%) JBoss
12 6 (13.04%) Middleware

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (17.39%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.52%) Node.js
5 2 (4.35%) WordPress
5 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (6.52%) CloudFront
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) MySQL
2 4 (8.70%) Big Data
3 3 (6.52%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) SimpleDB
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Subversion
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.04%) Maven
3 5 (10.87%) JIRA
3 5 (10.87%) NUnit
3 5 (10.87%) CruiseControl
3 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.87%) MSBuild
3 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.87%) Selenium
4 3 (6.52%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.52%) Grunt
4 3 (6.52%) Bower
4 3 (6.52%) Mocha
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.17%) Toad
6 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
2 2 (4.35%) Games
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Web Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Service Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C++ Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) REST
2 13 (28.26%) jQuery
3 12 (26.09%) .NET
3 12 (26.09%) WCF
4 10 (21.74%) CSS
4 10 (21.74%) HTML
5 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.39%) Ajax
7 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.04%) RESTful
8 6 (13.04%) Middleware
9 5 (10.87%) Dojo
9 5 (10.87%) Spring
10 4 (8.70%) CSS3
10 4 (8.70%) SOAP
11 3 (6.52%) Spring MVC
11 3 (6.52%) JSF
11 3 (6.52%) LAMP
11 3 (6.52%) Struts
11 3 (6.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.52%) GIS
1 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.17%) Social Media
2 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Android
5 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) MVC
2 12 (26.09%) OO
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.74%) TDD
5 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.22%) Change Management
7 6 (13.04%) DevOps
7 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) ITIL
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Kanban
9 4 (8.70%) Feature Driven Development
9 4 (8.70%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.70%) BDD
9 4 (8.70%) CRM
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
10 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) C#
3 13 (28.26%) Java
4 9 (19.57%) PHP
5 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.70%) C++
6 4 (8.70%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) PHP5
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) JBoss
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Google
3 3 (6.52%) webMethods
3 3 (6.52%) hybris
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
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