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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 12 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 37 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.89% 4.62% 8.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.24% 16.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £370 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £33.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -0.73%
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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
105 50 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.07% 28.90% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 34 45
Average daily rate £440 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 (46.00%) Oracle
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (34.00%) HTML
4 17 (34.00%) Java
4 17 (34.00%) XML
5 16 (32.00%) Linux
5 16 (32.00%) TDD
6 13 (26.00%) Spring
6 13 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (22.00%) ETL
8 10 (20.00%) BDD
9 9 (18.00%) Puppet
9 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (18.00%) Data Management
9 9 (18.00%) DataFlux
9 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
9 9 (18.00%) Publishing
9 9 (18.00%) XSLT
9 9 (18.00%) .NET
9 9 (18.00%) J2EE
9 9 (18.00%) DevOps
10 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (16.00%) C#
10 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (16.00%) MVC
10 8 (16.00%) Workflow
10 8 (16.00%) SAS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (16.00%) SAS
2 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (10.00%) JBoss
3 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.00%) Confluence
4 4 (8.00%) Umbraco
4 4 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (8.00%) Zimbra
4 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.00%) CMS
5 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.00%) Big Data
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) JUnit
2 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) FxCop
4 1 (2.00%) StyleCop
General
1 9 (18.00%) Publishing
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.00%) CMS Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) HTML
1 17 (34.00%) XML
2 13 (26.00%) Spring
3 9 (18.00%) XSLT
3 9 (18.00%) .NET
3 9 (18.00%) J2EE
4 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (12.00%) REST
7 5 (10.00%) JSON
7 5 (10.00%) ODBC
8 4 (8.00%) EJB
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.00%) HTML5
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (6.00%) WCF
9 3 (6.00%) WF
9 3 (6.00%) CSS
10 2 (4.00%) DHTML
10 2 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.00%) Google Search Appliance
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) TDD
3 11 (22.00%) ETL
4 10 (20.00%) BDD
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.00%) DevOps
5 9 (18.00%) Data Management
6 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.00%) Migration
6 8 (16.00%) MVC
6 8 (16.00%) Workflow
7 6 (12.00%) EAI
7 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.00%) Data Validation
8 4 (8.00%) Validation
8 4 (8.00%) Web Development
9 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) Java
3 8 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Puppet
2 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.00%) DataFlux
3 7 (14.00%) Siebel
4 4 (8.00%) Sitecore
4 4 (8.00%) Google
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) Telerik
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