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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 28 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.56% 6.39% 4.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.66% 17.39% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 4
Average daily rate £513 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
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
116 115 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.10% 36.74% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 21 (44.68%) XML
4 19 (40.43%) HTML
5 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
6 16 (34.04%) Java
6 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
7 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
7 13 (27.66%) Ant
7 13 (27.66%) SOAP
7 13 (27.66%) ISEB
7 13 (27.66%) Maven
7 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
7 13 (27.66%) JIRA
7 13 (27.66%) Groovy
8 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
9 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
9 11 (23.40%) WSDL
9 11 (23.40%) Scrum
9 11 (23.40%) SOA
9 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
10 10 (21.28%) Process Improvement
10 10 (21.28%) Microservices
10 10 (21.28%) Defect Management
10 10 (21.28%) N-Tier
10 10 (21.28%) OO
10 10 (21.28%) TDD
10 10 (21.28%) ISEB Practitioner
11 9 (19.15%) Spring
11 9 (19.15%) JBoss

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (19.15%) JBoss
1 9 (19.15%) Node.js
2 4 (8.51%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.13%) Drupal
4 1 (2.13%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.13%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) BGP
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Junos
2 3 (6.38%) OSPF
2 3 (6.38%) SSH
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
2 8 (17.02%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (17.02%) CouchDB
2 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
2 13 (27.66%) Ant
2 13 (27.66%) JIRA
2 13 (27.66%) Maven
2 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
3 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Senior Developer
3 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) UI Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Systems Test Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.38%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) XML
2 19 (40.43%) HTML
3 13 (27.66%) SOAP
4 11 (23.40%) WSDL
5 9 (19.15%) Spring
5 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (17.02%) .NET
6 8 (17.02%) CSS
6 8 (17.02%) Middleware
7 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.77%) HTML5
9 5 (10.64%) jQuery
9 5 (10.64%) XSLT
10 4 (8.51%) CSS3
10 4 (8.51%) RESTful
11 2 (4.26%) Ajax
11 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.26%) Django
11 2 (4.26%) Java EE
11 2 (4.26%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Life Science
3 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.26%) Biology
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
3 11 (23.40%) Scrum
3 11 (23.40%) SOA
3 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Defect Management
4 10 (21.28%) Microservices
4 10 (21.28%) OO
4 10 (21.28%) Process Improvement
4 10 (21.28%) TDD
5 8 (17.02%) MVC
6 6 (12.77%) Web Development
7 5 (10.64%) Front End Development
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.38%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) Java
4 13 (27.66%) Groovy
5 9 (19.15%) C#
6 5 (10.64%) Perl
6 5 (10.64%) Python
7 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.26%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) ISEB
2 10 (21.28%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (17.02%) MOM
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Graphite
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Juniper
1 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
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