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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 30 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 18 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.99% 4.92% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.04% 14.29% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £508 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +58.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £375 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £516 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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
163 126 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.14% 34.43% 33.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 45 69
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 29
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (31.58%) MVC
3 12 (31.58%) Java
4 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.95%) OO
5 10 (26.32%) .NET
5 10 (26.32%) jQuery
5 10 (26.32%) REST
6 9 (23.68%) MySQL
6 9 (23.68%) Oracle
6 9 (23.68%) TDD
7 8 (21.05%) Subversion
7 8 (21.05%) C#
7 8 (21.05%) CSS
7 8 (21.05%) HTML
8 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
8 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
8 7 (18.42%) Change Management
8 7 (18.42%) DevOps
9 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
9 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (15.79%) RESTful
9 6 (15.79%) Maven
9 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.79%) WCF
9 6 (15.79%) Middleware
9 6 (15.79%) ITIL
9 6 (15.79%) JBoss
9 6 (15.79%) Windows

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (15.79%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.89%) Node.js
5 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.63%) Content Management Server
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (7.89%) CloudFront
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) SimpleDB
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
2 6 (15.79%) Maven
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) MSBuild
3 5 (13.16%) NUnit
3 5 (13.16%) CruiseControl
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) Selenium
3 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.89%) Mocha
4 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
4 3 (7.89%) Grunt
4 3 (7.89%) Bower
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) Toad
5 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Service Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
1 10 (26.32%) jQuery
1 10 (26.32%) REST
2 8 (21.05%) HTML
2 8 (21.05%) CSS
3 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.79%) Middleware
4 6 (15.79%) RESTful
4 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (15.79%) WCF
5 5 (13.16%) Dojo
5 5 (13.16%) CSS3
5 5 (13.16%) Ajax
5 5 (13.16%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) Spring
7 3 (7.89%) Google Maps API
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (7.89%) Sass
7 3 (7.89%) LESS
7 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.89%) GIS
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) MVC
3 11 (28.95%) OO
4 9 (23.68%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.42%) Change Management
5 7 (18.42%) DevOps
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.16%) Web Application Development
8 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Kanban
8 4 (10.53%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (10.53%) BDD
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Python
4 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nagios
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) JBoss
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) webMethods
4 3 (7.89%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) hybris
5 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
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