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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 29 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 18 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.03% 6.73% 5.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.06% 26.32% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 5
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£425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.25%
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
128 57 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.75% 25.56% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 34 40
Average daily rate £400 £303 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 27 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) TDD
4 20 (51.28%) Java
5 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
5 17 (43.59%) XML
6 15 (38.46%) BDD
7 14 (35.90%) Web Development
7 14 (35.90%) HTML
7 14 (35.90%) SQL
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle
8 13 (33.33%) JBoss
8 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 13 (33.33%) JSON
8 13 (33.33%) HTML5
9 12 (30.77%) jQuery
9 12 (30.77%) Spring
9 12 (30.77%) .NET
10 11 (28.21%) CSS
10 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
10 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (28.21%) WCF
10 11 (28.21%) RESTful
10 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
11 10 (25.64%) CSS3
11 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
11 10 (25.64%) MySQL
12 9 (23.08%) Linux
12 9 (23.08%) C#
12 9 (23.08%) HTTP

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (33.33%) JBoss
1 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 9 (23.08%) Confluence
3 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.26%) CMS
5 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
6 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (5.13%) Zimbra
6 2 (5.13%) Node.js
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.56%) Drupal
7 1 (2.56%) NetWeaver
7 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon S3
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.56%) Boomi
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) Intranet
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) JIRA
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.38%) JUnit
4 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.13%) Mockito
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.26%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.56%) NetWeaver Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) XML
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) JSON
3 13 (33.33%) HTML5
4 12 (30.77%) jQuery
4 12 (30.77%) Spring
4 12 (30.77%) .NET
5 11 (28.21%) CSS
5 11 (28.21%) RESTful
5 11 (28.21%) WCF
5 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
6 10 (25.64%) CSS3
6 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
7 9 (23.08%) Java EE
8 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (20.51%) JDBC
9 7 (17.95%) REST
10 3 (7.69%) SOAP
10 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.13%) Google Search Appliance
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) TDD
3 15 (38.46%) BDD
4 14 (35.90%) Web Development
5 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.51%) Computer Security
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) OO
8 4 (10.26%) DevOps
9 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.69%) MVC
10 2 (5.13%) Migration
10 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.13%) UML
10 2 (5.13%) OOP
10 2 (5.13%) SDLC
10 2 (5.13%) OO PHP
11 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Progress
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) SAP