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 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 13 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 57 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.42% 4.98% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.14% 12.71% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 5
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£388 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £448 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +9.62%
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%
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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
172 181 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.47% 39.18% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 131 56
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £9.50 £43.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.16% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 July 2015.

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 July 2015, 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 46 (59.74%) Linux
2 45 (58.44%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (58.44%) Puppet
2 45 (58.44%) DevOps
3 41 (53.25%) Ruby
4 35 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (42.86%) Python
6 24 (31.17%) Configuration Management
7 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (23.38%) Ansible
9 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
10 14 (18.18%) SQL
10 14 (18.18%) SOAP
10 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (15.58%) Java
12 10 (12.99%) HTML
12 10 (12.99%) XML
12 10 (12.99%) UNIX
12 10 (12.99%) Scrum
13 9 (11.69%) Subversion
13 9 (11.69%) Spring
13 9 (11.69%) CSS
13 9 (11.69%) IaaS
13 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
14 8 (10.39%) RESTful
14 8 (10.39%) C#
14 8 (10.39%) MVC
15 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
15 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
15 7 (9.09%) .NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.79%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.60%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 45 (58.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.69%) IaaS
3 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.60%) GitHub
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) MySQL
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Subversion
1 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.19%) Ant
3 4 (5.19%) Maven
3 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.30%) NWDS
6 1 (1.30%) GitLab
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
1 4 (5.19%) Retail
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (29.87%) Developer
3 21 (27.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (16.88%) Administrator
4 13 (16.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (16.88%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.90%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.90%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) SOAP
2 10 (12.99%) XML
2 10 (12.99%) HTML
3 9 (11.69%) CSS
3 9 (11.69%) Spring
4 8 (10.39%) RESTful
5 7 (9.09%) .NET
6 6 (7.79%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.49%) HTML5
8 4 (5.19%) CSS3
8 4 (5.19%) WCF
8 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.90%) Servlets
9 3 (3.90%) Middleware
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.90%) REST
10 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.60%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (2.60%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.60%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
1 4 (5.19%) Biology
1 4 (5.19%) Life Science
2 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.30%) LIMS
3 1 (1.30%) GIS
3 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (59.74%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) UNIX
3 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.90%) CentOS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) DevOps
2 24 (31.17%) Configuration Management
3 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.99%) Scrum
6 8 (10.39%) MVC
7 5 (6.49%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (5.19%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Web Development
8 4 (5.19%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.19%) ETL
8 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.90%) TDD
9 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.90%) Use Case
9 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.60%) SOA
10 2 (2.60%) Microservices
10 2 (2.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) Ruby
2 33 (42.86%) Python
3 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.18%) SQL
5 12 (15.58%) Java
6 8 (10.39%) C#
7 4 (5.19%) Groovy
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) C
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.30%) ABAP
10 1 (1.30%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) ISEB
1 4 (5.19%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (2.60%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 45 (58.44%) Puppet
2 35 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (23.38%) Ansible
4 4 (5.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.30%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.60%) Terracotta
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Telerik
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