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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 30 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.92% 4.19% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.13% 10.53% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -14.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.57%
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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
92 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.71% 39.79% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 52 32
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) XML
3 12 (60.00%) XSLT
3 12 (60.00%) MVC
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) TDD
6 8 (40.00%) Spring
6 8 (40.00%) C#
6 8 (40.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) .NET
6 8 (40.00%) J2EE
6 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
8 6 (30.00%) REST
8 6 (30.00%) BDD
9 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (25.00%) WCF
9 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (25.00%) CSS
10 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
10 4 (20.00%) Telerik
10 4 (20.00%) Subversion

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Django Developer
7 1 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) XML
3 12 (60.00%) XSLT
4 8 (40.00%) Spring
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) J2EE
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (30.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (25.00%) WCF
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) OOXML
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) Kendo UI
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (10.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) ETL
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (10.00%) CRM
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
9 1 (5.00%) Scrum
9 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Telerik
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Google