The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 16 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 34 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.44% 2.15% 7.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.94% 8.33% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 16
Average daily rate £320 £525 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% +74.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £445 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £605 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
142 96 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.44% 25.81% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 48 95
Average daily rate £300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
Cambridgeshire

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) HTML
3 19 (50.00%) PHP
3 19 (50.00%) MySQL
4 17 (44.74%) CSS
4 17 (44.74%) Ajax
5 16 (42.11%) jQuery
6 15 (39.47%) MVC
7 13 (34.21%) C#
7 13 (34.21%) Android
7 13 (34.21%) Android Development
8 12 (31.58%) iOS Development
8 12 (31.58%) Apple iOS
8 12 (31.58%) Linux
9 11 (28.95%) Nagios
9 11 (28.95%) LAMP
9 11 (28.95%) OO
9 11 (28.95%) Apache
9 11 (28.95%) XHTML
9 11 (28.95%) WordPress
9 11 (28.95%) PHP5
9 11 (28.95%) Ubuntu
10 10 (26.32%) WCF
11 9 (23.68%) .NET
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.05%) REST
13 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
14 6 (15.79%) SQL
14 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (28.95%) Apache
1 11 (28.95%) WordPress
2 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) LAMP Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Web Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) HTML
2 17 (44.74%) CSS
2 17 (44.74%) Ajax
3 16 (42.11%) jQuery
4 11 (28.95%) XHTML
4 11 (28.95%) LAMP
5 10 (26.32%) WCF
6 9 (23.68%) .NET
7 8 (21.05%) REST
8 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.89%) DHTML
9 3 (7.89%) J2EE
9 3 (7.89%) Struts
9 3 (7.89%) XML
9 3 (7.89%) Spring
9 3 (7.89%) JSF
9 3 (7.89%) Middleware
9 3 (7.89%) HTML5
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Android
2 12 (31.58%) Apple iOS
2 12 (31.58%) Linux
3 11 (28.95%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.89%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) MVC
2 13 (34.21%) Android Development
3 12 (31.58%) iOS Development
4 11 (28.95%) OO
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) User Stories
7 2 (5.26%) ISMS
7 2 (5.26%) QMS
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) Information Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
8 1 (2.63%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 19 (50.00%) PHP
3 13 (34.21%) C#
4 11 (28.95%) PHP5
5 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) CCNP
1 1 (2.63%) CCNA
1 1 (2.63%) CISSP
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) webMethods
3 3 (7.89%) hybris
4 1 (2.63%) SAP