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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 28 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 46 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.28% 2.62% 4.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.04% 9.41% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 20
Average daily rate £323 £438 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.28% +44.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £608 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
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 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
270 170 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.89% 27.87% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 95 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 25
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
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 34 £310 -40.95% 16
Peterborough -16 10 £313 -30.55% 2
Web Services
East of England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 27 (46.55%) MVC
3 26 (44.83%) C#
4 25 (43.10%) .NET
5 23 (39.66%) CSS
6 22 (37.93%) HTML
6 22 (37.93%) SQL
7 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET
8 19 (32.76%) PHP
8 19 (32.76%) MySQL
9 17 (29.31%) Ajax
10 16 (27.59%) jQuery
11 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (25.86%) Linux
11 15 (25.86%) OO
12 14 (24.14%) WCF
13 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
13 13 (22.41%) Android
13 13 (22.41%) Android Development
14 12 (20.69%) iOS Development
14 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
14 12 (20.69%) Apache
14 12 (20.69%) Nagios
15 11 (18.97%) XHTML
15 11 (18.97%) PHP5
15 11 (18.97%) Ubuntu
15 11 (18.97%) LAMP
15 11 (18.97%) WordPress
16 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (17.24%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (20.69%) Apache
2 11 (18.97%) WordPress
3 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (6.90%) Node.js
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.72%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) MySQL
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (3.45%) RavenDB
5 2 (3.45%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) Subversion
3 6 (10.34%) ReSharper
4 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.17%) NUnit
6 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.45%) MSTest
6 2 (3.45%) Ant
6 2 (3.45%) Maven
7 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.45%) Marketing
1 2 (3.45%) Legal
1 2 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Web Developer
2 11 (18.97%) LAMP Developer
3 9 (15.52%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) QA Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) CSS
3 22 (37.93%) HTML
4 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET
5 17 (29.31%) Ajax
6 16 (27.59%) jQuery
7 14 (24.14%) WCF
8 11 (18.97%) XHTML
8 11 (18.97%) LAMP
9 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (15.52%) XML
11 8 (13.79%) REST
11 8 (13.79%) XSLT
12 5 (8.62%) HTML5
13 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (5.17%) Spring MVC
14 3 (5.17%) Spring
14 3 (5.17%) JSF
14 3 (5.17%) Middleware
14 3 (5.17%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Wiki
2 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Android
3 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
4 11 (18.97%) Ubuntu
5 5 (8.62%) Windows
6 2 (3.45%) CentOS
6 2 (3.45%) UNIX
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) MVC
2 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) OO
3 13 (22.41%) Android Development
4 12 (20.69%) iOS Development
5 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
6 8 (13.79%) UML
7 6 (10.34%) Content Management
7 6 (10.34%) TDD
7 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) User Stories
9 3 (5.17%) Information Security
9 3 (5.17%) Web Development
9 3 (5.17%) SOA
9 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.17%) BDD
10 2 (3.45%) ISMS
10 2 (3.45%) QMS
10 2 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 26 (44.83%) C#
3 22 (37.93%) SQL
4 19 (32.76%) PHP
5 11 (18.97%) PHP5
6 5 (8.62%) Java
7 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) CCNP
2 1 (1.72%) CCNA
2 1 (1.72%) CISSP
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.72%) collectd
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) webMethods
3 3 (5.17%) hybris
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) Percona
5 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.72%) Foundry
5 1 (1.72%) Akamai
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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