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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 24 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 23 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.88% 5.46% 9.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.70% 18.52% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 10
Average daily rate £475 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £288 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £388 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
106 108 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.11% 29.51% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 90
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £37.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 13 (34.21%) HTML
5 13 (34.21%) Linux
6 12 (31.58%) SOA
6 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 12 (31.58%) Puppet
6 12 (31.58%) DevOps
7 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
7 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
7 11 (28.95%) Ansible
7 11 (28.95%) Python
8 10 (26.32%) Node.js
9 9 (23.68%) XML
9 9 (23.68%) Ruby
10 8 (21.05%) TDD
10 8 (21.05%) Spring
10 8 (21.05%) CouchDB
10 8 (21.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 8 (21.05%) MOM
10 8 (21.05%) Middleware
10 8 (21.05%) OO
10 8 (21.05%) JBoss
10 8 (21.05%) N-Tier
10 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (26.32%) Node.js
2 8 (21.05%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (10.53%) IaaS
4 3 (7.89%) Force.com
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (5.26%) Heroku
5 2 (5.26%) Route 53
6 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
1 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
2 8 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (21.05%) CouchDB
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) MarkLogic
4 2 (5.26%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.26%) Redis
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (13.16%) Vagrant
4 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) Ant
5 2 (5.26%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 9 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Senior Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Python Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) Middleware
3 8 (21.05%) Spring
3 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (18.42%) RESTful
5 6 (15.79%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) Java EE
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) Visualforce
7 3 (7.89%) COM
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) Django
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
8 2 (5.26%) .NET
8 2 (5.26%) ELK Stack
8 2 (5.26%) JSON
8 2 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Life Science
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) Biology
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) SOA
3 8 (21.05%) Microservices
3 8 (21.05%) OO
3 8 (21.05%) SDLC
3 8 (21.05%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 4 (10.53%) UML
6 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
6 4 (10.53%) Web Development
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.89%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.95%) Python
5 9 (23.68%) Ruby
6 4 (10.53%) Apex Code
7 3 (7.89%) SOQL
8 2 (5.26%) C#
8 2 (5.26%) Groovy
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Puppet
2 11 (28.95%) Ansible
3 8 (21.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (21.05%) MOM
3 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.16%) Packer
5 2 (5.26%) Kibana
5 2 (5.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
1 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
2 3 (7.89%) Siebel
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.63%) Zend
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