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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 16 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 23 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.71% 7.55% 4.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.26% 29.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 5
Average daily rate £450 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £326 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £419 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
76 100 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.79% 26.04% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 79 32
Average daily rate £425 £401 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% +23.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -65.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 39 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 31 (54.39%) Node.js
4 29 (50.88%) Magento
4 29 (50.88%) E-Commerce
5 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (35.09%) BDD
7 19 (33.33%) GitHub
7 19 (33.33%) Docker
8 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (28.07%) Java
8 16 (28.07%) Cucumber
8 16 (28.07%) Travis CI
9 15 (26.32%) PHP
9 15 (26.32%) Publishing
10 14 (24.56%) WebDriver
10 14 (24.56%) Automation Testing
11 13 (22.81%) NoSQL
11 13 (22.81%) HTML
12 12 (21.05%) CSS
12 12 (21.05%) Web Development
12 12 (21.05%) Open Source
13 11 (19.30%) Sass
13 11 (19.30%) TDD
13 11 (19.30%) Pair Programming
14 10 (17.54%) Kanban
14 10 (17.54%) SOAP
14 10 (17.54%) Migration
14 10 (17.54%) Scrum
14 10 (17.54%) AngularJS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 31 (54.39%) Node.js
2 6 (10.53%) JBoss
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) SAS
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Weka
Business Applications
1 29 (50.88%) Magento
2 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 39 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) Network Security
1 1 (1.75%) SAN
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.02%) Big Data
2 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.51%) HPCC
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) Pentaho
4 2 (3.51%) Redis
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Cucumber
1 16 (28.07%) Travis CI
2 14 (24.56%) WebDriver
3 6 (10.53%) JIRA
3 6 (10.53%) Selenium
3 6 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.51%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Redmine
6 1 (1.75%) Maven
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 15 (26.32%) Publishing
2 2 (3.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Test Automation Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) Test Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Analyst
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Test Analyst
4 14 (24.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (22.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (19.30%) Agile Developer
6 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce Developer
7 10 (17.54%) AWS Developer
7 10 (17.54%) Node.js Developer
7 10 (17.54%) PHP Developer
7 10 (17.54%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (17.54%) Web Developer
8 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
8 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce Web Developer
8 9 (15.79%) HTML Developer
8 9 (15.79%) Magento Developer
8 9 (15.79%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) HTML
2 12 (21.05%) CSS
3 11 (19.30%) Sass
4 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
4 10 (17.54%) RESTful
4 10 (17.54%) SOAP
5 9 (15.79%) JSON
6 8 (14.04%) Apache Camel
6 8 (14.04%) Spring
7 5 (8.77%) .NET
7 5 (8.77%) Apache CXF
7 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
7 5 (8.77%) JPA
7 5 (8.77%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (8.77%) XML
7 5 (8.77%) XML Schema
8 2 (3.51%) Django
8 2 (3.51%) Flask
8 2 (3.51%) LESS
8 2 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) E-Commerce
2 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.09%) BDD
4 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (24.56%) Automation Testing
6 12 (21.05%) Open Source
6 12 (21.05%) Web Development
7 11 (19.30%) Pair Programming
7 11 (19.30%) TDD
8 10 (17.54%) Kanban
8 10 (17.54%) Migration
8 10 (17.54%) Scrum
9 9 (15.79%) API Development
10 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
11 7 (12.28%) SOA
12 5 (8.77%) CRM
12 5 (8.77%) ETL
13 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
13 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 15 (26.32%) PHP
4 7 (12.28%) SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Python
6 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.02%) C++
6 4 (7.02%) Perl
7 2 (3.51%) C#
7 2 (3.51%) R
7 2 (3.51%) Ruby
7 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Ansible
2 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Talend
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.75%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.75%) Pega
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Zend
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