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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 15 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.56% 7.38% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.04% 28.42% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 3
Average daily rate £438 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +10.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
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
107 95 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.68% 25.96% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 64 34
Average daily rate £400 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £526 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 37 (71.15%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
3 25 (48.08%) BDD
4 24 (46.15%) Magento
4 24 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 24 (46.15%) Node.js
5 22 (42.31%) Cucumber
6 19 (36.54%) Docker
7 18 (34.62%) GitHub
8 17 (32.69%) HTML
9 16 (30.77%) Java
10 15 (28.85%) NoSQL
11 14 (26.92%) WebDriver
12 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (25.00%) TDD
12 13 (25.00%) REST
13 11 (21.15%) JSON
13 11 (21.15%) Spring
13 11 (21.15%) Linux
14 10 (19.23%) CSS
15 9 (17.31%) PHP
15 9 (17.31%) Scrum
15 9 (17.31%) Automation Testing
16 8 (15.38%) Publishing
16 8 (15.38%) JBoss
16 8 (15.38%) Tomcat
16 8 (15.38%) HTML5
17 7 (13.46%) Mockito
17 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
17 7 (13.46%) WebSphere

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 24 (46.15%) Node.js
2 8 (15.38%) JBoss
2 8 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
3 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) Alfresco
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.85%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) Apache
6 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Weka
Business Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Magento
2 6 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (71.15%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (34.62%) GitHub
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon S3
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.77%) Big Data
4 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) Redis
6 1 (1.92%) HPCC
6 1 (1.92%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Cucumber
2 14 (26.92%) WebDriver
3 7 (13.46%) JUnit
3 7 (13.46%) Mockito
4 6 (11.54%) Selenium
5 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) Redmine
7 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Automation Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Test Automation Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Test Engineer
3 16 (30.77%) JavaScript Engineer
4 15 (28.85%) Analyst
4 15 (28.85%) Test Analyst
5 12 (23.08%) Automation Analyst
5 12 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
7 8 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (13.46%) AWS Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Agile Developer
9 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
9 6 (11.54%) Web Developer
10 5 (9.62%) PHP Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 13 (25.00%) REST
3 11 (21.15%) JSON
3 11 (21.15%) Spring
4 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 8 (15.38%) HTML5
6 7 (13.46%) SOAP
6 7 (13.46%) XML
7 6 (11.54%) Sass
7 6 (11.54%) Spring MVC
8 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.62%) J2EE
8 5 (9.62%) Java EE
8 5 (9.62%) RESTful
9 3 (5.77%) .NET
9 3 (5.77%) jQuery
9 3 (5.77%) Struts
10 2 (3.85%) Ajax
10 2 (3.85%) Django
10 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) BDD
2 24 (46.15%) E-Commerce
3 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) TDD
4 9 (17.31%) Automation Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Scrum
5 7 (13.46%) Content Enrichment
5 7 (13.46%) MVC
5 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.54%) CRM
6 6 (11.54%) Open Source
7 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Kanban
7 5 (9.62%) OO
7 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
8 4 (7.69%) API Development
8 4 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 16 (30.77%) Java
3 9 (17.31%) PHP
4 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) R
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Docker
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Progress
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) Zend