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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 20 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 21 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.40% 10.66% 9.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.28% 27.62% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 27
Median daily rate £500 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +56.36%

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
129 105 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.33% 38.60% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 88 65
Median daily rate £485 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 31 (64.58%) Java
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (45.83%) RESTful
4 22 (45.83%) Spring
5 19 (39.58%) Linux
6 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
7 16 (33.33%) TDD
8 15 (31.25%) Maven
8 15 (31.25%) JBoss
8 15 (31.25%) REST
9 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
9 14 (29.17%) SOAP
10 13 (27.08%) JSON
10 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
11 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (25.00%) Scrum
12 11 (22.92%) Selenium
13 10 (20.83%) Publishing
13 10 (20.83%) C++
13 10 (20.83%) HTML
14 9 (18.75%) .NET
14 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
14 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
14 9 (18.75%) BDD
14 9 (18.75%) Open Source
15 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
15 8 (16.67%) HTML5
15 8 (16.67%) GitHub
15 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (31.25%) JBoss
2 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
3 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (12.50%) Apache Solr
5 6 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (10.42%) Apache
6 5 (10.42%) Jetty
6 5 (10.42%) nginx
7 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
9 2 (4.17%) IIS
10 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.17%) Magento
2 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.08%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 24 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.67%) GitHub
3 5 (10.42%) Google App Engine
3 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (10.42%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (8.33%) Heroku
5 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
5 3 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (6.25%) Office 365
5 3 (6.25%) SaaS
6 1 (2.08%) Force.com
6 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) LAN
1 4 (8.33%) SSL
1 4 (8.33%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) DHCP
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
2 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Maven
2 11 (22.92%) Selenium
3 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.58%) JUnit
4 7 (14.58%) Mockito
5 6 (12.50%) Gradle
5 6 (12.50%) Subversion
6 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.33%) Vagrant
8 3 (6.25%) JIRA
9 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.08%) Hudson
9 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.08%) Protractor
9 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (20.83%) Publishing
2 3 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 8 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Agile Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Java Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Architect
6 6 (12.50%) AWS Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce Developer
7 5 (10.42%) MongoDB Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Angular Developer
8 4 (8.33%) AWS Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) RESTful
1 22 (45.83%) Spring
2 15 (31.25%) REST
3 14 (29.17%) SOAP
4 13 (27.08%) JSON
5 10 (20.83%) HTML
6 9 (18.75%) .NET
7 8 (16.67%) HTML5
8 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.58%) EJB
8 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
8 7 (14.58%) XML
9 6 (12.50%) Apache Camel
9 6 (12.50%) Lucene
9 6 (12.50%) Node.js
9 6 (12.50%) Spring Security
10 4 (8.33%) Ember.js
10 4 (8.33%) Express
10 4 (8.33%) Meteor
10 4 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) BYOD
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.33%) Unix
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) TDD
3 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (25.00%) Scrum
4 9 (18.75%) BDD
4 9 (18.75%) Open Source
5 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Build Automation
7 6 (12.50%) DevOps
7 6 (12.50%) Migration
7 6 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 5 (10.42%) Web Development
9 4 (8.33%) Content Enrichment
9 4 (8.33%) Microservices
9 4 (8.33%) Network Design
9 4 (8.33%) SOA
9 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) C++
4 7 (14.58%) Ruby
5 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.42%) C#
6 5 (10.42%) PHP
6 5 (10.42%) Python
6 5 (10.42%) Scala
6 5 (10.42%) SQL
7 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.25%) Perl
9 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.08%) SOQL
9 1 (2.08%) SOSL
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
1 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.25%) vSphere
2 3 (6.25%) XenApp
2 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) AppDNA
1 3 (6.25%) EdgeSight
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
1 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Google
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.08%) PayPal
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Talend
6 1 (2.08%) Telerik