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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 22 16 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.46% 9.44% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.10% 23.78% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -39.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £525 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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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
105 143 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.17% 39.72% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 48
Average daily rate £325 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 14 (36.84%) HTML
1 14 (36.84%) CSS
2 13 (34.21%) C#
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) .NET
3 12 (31.58%) Python
4 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (26.32%) Ruby
5 10 (26.32%) Puppet
5 10 (26.32%) DevOps
5 10 (26.32%) Linux
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 8 (21.05%) Java
6 8 (21.05%) SOAP
6 8 (21.05%) HTML5
6 8 (21.05%) CSS3
6 8 (21.05%) RESTful
7 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
7 7 (18.42%) UNIX
8 6 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (15.79%) ISO 9001
8 6 (15.79%) Kindle
8 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
8 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (13.16%) WCF
9 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
10 4 (10.53%) Scrum

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Documentum
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Liferay
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) XMLSpy
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.63%) NWDS
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Business Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Business Solution Architect
5 5 (13.16%) UI Programmer
5 5 (13.16%) UI Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
1 14 (36.84%) CSS
2 12 (31.58%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) SOAP
3 8 (21.05%) RESTful
3 8 (21.05%) HTML5
3 8 (21.05%) CSS3
4 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.16%) WCF
6 4 (10.53%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) J2EE
7 3 (7.89%) JSON
8 2 (5.26%) Spring
8 2 (5.26%) Middleware
8 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.26%) REST
8 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
8 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.26%) SAP PI
9 1 (2.63%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Kindle
1 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
2 10 (26.32%) DevOps
3 4 (10.53%) Scrum
4 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 2 (5.26%) Content Management
5 2 (5.26%) BPEL
5 2 (5.26%) SOA
5 2 (5.26%) UML
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.63%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.63%) ERP
6 1 (2.63%) EAI
6 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.63%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C#
2 12 (31.58%) Python
3 10 (26.32%) Ruby
4 8 (21.05%) Java
5 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) ABAP
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) BEA
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.63%) webMethods
4 1 (2.63%) Telerik
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Talend
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