The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 17 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 35 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.31% 4.62% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.08% 22.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 4
Average daily rate
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£383 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.40% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £272 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £377 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
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Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
97 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.80% 21.01% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 22
Average daily rate £410 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 37 (57.81%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (45.31%) Linux
3 26 (40.63%) Oracle
4 25 (39.06%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (34.38%) Puppet
6 21 (32.81%) DevOps
6 21 (32.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 18 (28.13%) Network Security
9 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (21.88%) Java
10 14 (21.88%) SQL
10 14 (21.88%) .NET
11 12 (18.75%) Migration
12 11 (17.19%) JIRA
13 10 (15.63%) TDD
13 10 (15.63%) Confluence
13 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
13 10 (15.63%) REST
14 9 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (14.06%) C#
14 9 (14.06%) ETL
14 9 (14.06%) Data Management
14 9 (14.06%) WCF
14 9 (14.06%) DataFlux
15 8 (12.50%) SAS
15 8 (12.50%) Scrum
15 8 (12.50%) JBoss
15 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (15.63%) Confluence
2 8 (12.50%) JBoss
2 8 (12.50%) SAS
3 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.38%) CMS
4 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.81%) Umbraco
5 5 (7.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (7.81%) Zimbra
6 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.56%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.56%) IIS
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 37 (57.81%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (32.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.56%) Boomi
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) Network Security
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) Big Data
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) JIRA
2 5 (7.81%) JUnit
3 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.56%) FxCop
4 1 (1.56%) StyleCop
General
1 7 (10.94%) Publishing
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Consultant
6 7 (10.94%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.25%) CMS Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) SAS Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
2 10 (15.63%) REST
3 9 (14.06%) WCF
4 7 (10.94%) XML
5 6 (9.38%) EJB
5 6 (9.38%) Spring
5 6 (9.38%) JSON
6 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.81%) HTML
6 5 (7.81%) ODBC
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (6.25%) HTML5
8 3 (4.69%) J2EE
9 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.13%) JSF
9 2 (3.13%) Silverlight
9 2 (3.13%) WPF
10 1 (1.56%) WF
10 1 (1.56%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.81%) Google Search Appliance
3 3 (4.69%) Open Source
4 2 (3.13%) Social Media
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (45.31%) Linux
2 20 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.13%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) DevOps
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) Migration
4 10 (15.63%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) Data Management
5 9 (14.06%) ETL
6 8 (12.50%) Scrum
7 6 (9.38%) Workflow
7 6 (9.38%) EAI
8 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) BDD
9 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.25%) Data Validation
9 4 (6.25%) Web Development
9 4 (6.25%) Validation
10 3 (4.69%) SOA
11 2 (3.13%) Software Architecture
11 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.13%) UML
11 2 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) Java
1 14 (21.88%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) C#
3 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 22 (34.38%) Puppet
2 9 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Oracle
2 20 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 9 (14.06%) DataFlux
4 7 (10.94%) Siebel
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.81%) Sitecore
5 5 (7.81%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
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