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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 27 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 21 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.23% 4.78% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.80% 20.41% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £28.15
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.78%
Web Services
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
125 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.09% 23.44% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 27 25
Average daily rate £400 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (74.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) Linux
4 20 (40.00%) Oracle
4 20 (40.00%) TDD
5 17 (34.00%) Puppet
6 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (30.00%) SQL
6 15 (30.00%) XML
6 15 (30.00%) BDD
7 14 (28.00%) JIRA
7 14 (28.00%) JBoss
7 14 (28.00%) DevOps
8 13 (26.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (26.00%) HTML
8 13 (26.00%) Web Development
8 13 (26.00%) Confluence
9 12 (24.00%) HTML5
9 12 (24.00%) Network Security
9 12 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (24.00%) JSON
9 12 (24.00%) Spring
9 12 (24.00%) .NET
9 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
9 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
10 10 (20.00%) CSS
10 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.00%) jQuery

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (28.00%) JBoss
2 13 (26.00%) Confluence
3 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.00%) CMS
6 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.00%) Node.js
7 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
7 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (4.00%) Zimbra
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
8 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.00%) IIS
8 1 (2.00%) Apache
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 37 (74.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (26.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.00%) Boomi
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Network Security
2 8 (16.00%) HTTP
3 3 (6.00%) Intranet
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) JIRA
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.00%) JUnit
5 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.00%) Mockito
7 1 (2.00%) Subversion
7 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (8.00%) Publishing
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) XML
2 13 (26.00%) HTML
3 12 (24.00%) .NET
3 12 (24.00%) Spring
3 12 (24.00%) JSON
3 12 (24.00%) HTML5
4 10 (20.00%) jQuery
4 10 (20.00%) RESTful
4 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (20.00%) CSS
5 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (18.00%) REST
5 9 (18.00%) CSS3
5 9 (18.00%) WCF
6 8 (16.00%) Java EE
7 7 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (14.00%) JDBC
8 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.00%) EJB
8 5 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) Google Search Appliance
2 2 (4.00%) Social Media
2 2 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) TDD
3 15 (30.00%) BDD
4 14 (28.00%) DevOps
5 13 (26.00%) Web Development
6 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.00%) Computer Security
9 6 (12.00%) Migration
10 4 (8.00%) SDLC
10 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.00%) UML
10 4 (8.00%) OO
11 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
12 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
12 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
12 2 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) Puppet
2 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle
2 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.00%) Progress
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) SAP