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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 23 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 22 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.91% 2.78% 4.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 9.73% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £345 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £396 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.78% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
176 113 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.29% 28.54% 36.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 49 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 28
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
2 26 (46.43%) MySQL
3 21 (37.50%) HTML
3 21 (37.50%) jQuery
4 20 (35.71%) PHP
4 20 (35.71%) MVC
5 18 (32.14%) C#
5 18 (32.14%) CSS
6 17 (30.36%) OO
6 17 (30.36%) Ajax
7 16 (28.57%) Apache
8 15 (26.79%) .NET
8 15 (26.79%) WCF
8 15 (26.79%) REST
9 12 (21.43%) Android Development
9 12 (21.43%) Android
9 12 (21.43%) Linux
9 12 (21.43%) LAMP
10 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu
10 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
10 11 (19.64%) Java
10 11 (19.64%) Nagios
10 11 (19.64%) XHTML
10 11 (19.64%) WordPress
10 11 (19.64%) PHP5
10 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
10 11 (19.64%) iOS Development
11 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.07%) SQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (28.57%) Apache
2 11 (19.64%) WordPress
3 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.79%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (5.36%) CloudFront
3 2 (3.57%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) MySQL
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Big Data
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.36%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
1 5 (8.93%) NUnit
1 5 (8.93%) CruiseControl
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
1 5 (8.93%) Selenium
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.93%) MSBuild
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Toad
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
2 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) LAMP Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Service Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) HTML
1 21 (37.50%) jQuery
2 18 (32.14%) CSS
3 17 (30.36%) Ajax
4 15 (26.79%) .NET
4 15 (26.79%) WCF
4 15 (26.79%) REST
5 12 (21.43%) LAMP
6 11 (19.64%) XHTML
6 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
7 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.71%) Middleware
9 5 (8.93%) Dojo
10 4 (7.14%) SOAP
11 3 (5.36%) Struts
11 3 (5.36%) XML
11 3 (5.36%) DHTML
11 3 (5.36%) J2EE
11 3 (5.36%) Spring MVC
11 3 (5.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.36%) GIS
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.79%) Open Source
2 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
1 12 (21.43%) Android
2 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
2 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu
3 8 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) MVC
2 17 (30.36%) OO
3 12 (21.43%) Android Development
4 11 (19.64%) iOS Development
5 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.50%) Change Management
6 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.50%) TDD
7 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps
8 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL
9 4 (7.14%) CRM
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) Information Security
9 4 (7.14%) Feature Driven Development
9 4 (7.14%) BDD
9 4 (7.14%) Kanban
10 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
2 20 (35.71%) PHP
3 18 (32.14%) C#
4 11 (19.64%) PHP5
4 11 (19.64%) Java
5 9 (16.07%) SQL
6 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.14%) C++
8 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.36%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) CCNP
2 1 (1.79%) CCNA
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) webMethods
4 3 (5.36%) hybris
5 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
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