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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 12 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 14 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.28% 5.31% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 15.71% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -19.17%
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
56 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.11% 33.82% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 33
Average daily rate £288 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 13 (61.90%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (57.14%) XML
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 10 (47.62%) XSLT
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (38.10%) jQuery
8 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 6 (28.57%) REST
10 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
10 5 (23.81%) WCF
10 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) Java
10 5 (23.81%) J2EE
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle
10 5 (23.81%) TDD
10 5 (23.81%) Spring
11 4 (19.05%) Telerik
11 4 (19.05%) Subversion

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) XML
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) XSLT
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (38.10%) jQuery
7 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (28.57%) REST
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
9 5 (23.81%) WCF
9 5 (23.81%) Spring
9 5 (23.81%) J2EE
10 4 (19.05%) NHibernate
10 4 (19.05%) RESTful
10 4 (19.05%) OOXML
10 4 (19.05%) CSS
10 4 (19.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) TDD
2 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (19.05%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Telerik
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.76%) VMware