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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 20 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.32% 4.52% 6.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 13.33% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 4
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £370 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £580 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.13 £34.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+26.83% -0.72%
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
120 60 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.27% 33.90% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 41 50
Average daily rate £450 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £401 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 23 (47.92%) Oracle
3 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (33.33%) HTML
5 14 (29.17%) XML
6 13 (27.08%) C#
6 13 (27.08%) .NET
6 13 (27.08%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (25.00%) XSLT
7 12 (25.00%) MVC
8 11 (22.92%) ETL
8 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
8 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (20.83%) Java
9 10 (20.83%) Linux
9 10 (20.83%) TDD
10 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
10 9 (18.75%) J2EE
10 9 (18.75%) Puppet
10 9 (18.75%) Data Management
10 9 (18.75%) DataFlux
10 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (18.75%) DevOps
11 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
11 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 8 (16.67%) Spring
11 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.67%) SAS
11 8 (16.67%) Workflow

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (16.67%) SAS
2 5 (10.42%) Confluence
3 4 (8.33%) CMS
3 4 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 4 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (8.33%) Zimbra
4 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.42%) Big Data
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 4 (8.33%) Subversion
2 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) FxCop
4 1 (2.08%) StyleCop
4 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (14.58%) Publishing
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 8 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) CMS Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (29.17%) XML
3 13 (27.08%) .NET
4 12 (25.00%) XSLT
5 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
6 9 (18.75%) J2EE
7 8 (16.67%) Spring
7 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.58%) Spring MVC
9 6 (12.50%) WCF
9 6 (12.50%) CSS
9 6 (12.50%) REST
10 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (10.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (10.42%) ODBC
11 4 (8.33%) OOXML
11 4 (8.33%) Kendo UI
11 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Google Search Appliance
3 4 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) MVC
3 11 (22.92%) ETL
4 10 (20.83%) TDD
5 9 (18.75%) Data Management
5 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.75%) DevOps
6 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 8 (16.67%) Workflow
7 6 (12.50%) EAI
7 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (12.50%) BDD
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Validation
9 4 (8.33%) Data Validation
10 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) C#
3 10 (20.83%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.75%) DataFlux
3 7 (14.58%) Siebel
4 5 (10.42%) Google
5 4 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.33%) Telerik
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