The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 31 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 Cambridgeshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 41 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 29 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.56% 3.54% 4.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.10% 11.57% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 13
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -19.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
287 216 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.21% 30.55% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 106 103
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 28
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £25.70 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Cambridgeshire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Cambridgeshire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 25 £425 +13.33% 10
Peterborough -4 2 £363 +3.57% 4
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 26 (37.68%) MySQL
3 24 (34.78%) .NET
3 24 (34.78%) jQuery
4 23 (33.33%) HTML
4 23 (33.33%) MVC
5 22 (31.88%) C#
5 22 (31.88%) CSS
6 21 (30.43%) OO
7 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET
7 19 (27.54%) PHP
8 18 (26.09%) Ajax
9 16 (23.19%) SQL
9 16 (23.19%) Apache
9 16 (23.19%) WCF
10 14 (20.29%) REST
10 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (18.84%) Java
12 12 (17.39%) Oracle
12 12 (17.39%) Linux
12 12 (17.39%) LAMP
12 12 (17.39%) Android
12 12 (17.39%) Android Development
13 11 (15.94%) iOS Development
13 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (15.94%) Apple iOS
13 11 (15.94%) PHP5
13 11 (15.94%) WordPress
13 11 (15.94%) Ubuntu
13 11 (15.94%) XHTML

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (23.19%) Apache
2 11 (15.94%) WordPress
3 8 (11.59%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.90%) Node.js
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.45%) Documentum
8 1 (1.45%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (4.35%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.90%) SaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) MySQL
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) Big Data
5 3 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Subversion
2 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.25%) NUnit
4 5 (7.25%) CruiseControl
4 5 (7.25%) Selenium
4 5 (7.25%) MSBuild
4 5 (7.25%) Maven
4 5 (7.25%) JIRA
4 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.90%) JUnit
6 2 (2.90%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.90%) Mocha
6 2 (2.90%) Grunt
6 2 (2.90%) Bower
7 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.45%) Toad
7 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Advertising
2 2 (2.90%) Billing
3 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) LAMP Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Web Developer
3 8 (11.59%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Service Manager
6 5 (7.25%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.25%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) QA Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) .NET
1 24 (34.78%) jQuery
2 23 (33.33%) HTML
3 22 (31.88%) CSS
4 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET
5 18 (26.09%) Ajax
6 16 (23.19%) WCF
7 14 (20.29%) REST
8 12 (17.39%) LAMP
9 11 (15.94%) XHTML
10 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (10.14%) Middleware
11 7 (10.14%) XML
12 5 (7.25%) J2EE
12 5 (7.25%) Spring
12 5 (7.25%) Dojo
12 5 (7.25%) RESTful
13 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
13 4 (5.80%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (5.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
1 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.35%) GIS
3 2 (2.90%) Wiki
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
1 12 (17.39%) Android
2 11 (15.94%) Ubuntu
2 11 (15.94%) Apple iOS
3 8 (11.59%) Windows
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) MVC
2 21 (30.43%) OO
3 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.39%) Android Development
5 11 (15.94%) iOS Development
6 10 (14.49%) TDD
7 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.14%) Change Management
8 7 (10.14%) Scrum
9 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.70%) DevOps
10 5 (7.25%) Feature Driven Development
10 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.25%) Kanban
10 5 (7.25%) BDD
10 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
10 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.25%) ITIL
11 4 (5.80%) CRM
11 4 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 22 (31.88%) C#
3 19 (27.54%) PHP
4 16 (23.19%) SQL
5 13 (18.84%) Java
6 11 (15.94%) PHP5
7 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.25%) C++
8 4 (5.80%) Python
9 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) CCNP
2 1 (1.45%) CCNA
2 1 (1.45%) CISSP
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Nagios
2 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) JBoss
4 4 (5.80%) webMethods
5 3 (4.35%) hybris
6 2 (2.90%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
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