The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 20 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 36 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.26% 4.24% 4.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.18% 11.83% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 7
Average daily rate
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£328 £375 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +25.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £490 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
Web Services
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
170 169 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.57% 35.81% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 109 64
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Oxfordshire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Oxfordshire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 17 £350 -8.49% 4
Witney - 1 £225 -
Banbury - 1 £330 -
Bicester - - - - 1
Burford - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 2
Abingdon - - - - 2
Wallingford - - - - 1
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 26 (54.17%) SQL
3 25 (52.08%) XML
4 23 (47.92%) .NET
5 22 (45.83%) C#
6 20 (41.67%) MVC
6 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (39.58%) HTML
8 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 16 (33.33%) XSLT
10 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
10 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (29.17%) REST
11 14 (29.17%) Java
12 13 (27.08%) WCF
12 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (25.00%) .NET Framework
13 12 (25.00%) J2EE
13 12 (25.00%) Oracle
14 11 (22.92%) TDD
14 11 (22.92%) Spring
14 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (20.83%) Spring MVC
15 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
16 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (16.67%) jQuery
17 8 (16.67%) BDD
17 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (10.42%) ColdFusion
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) MPLS
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) MySQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.33%) Subversion
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.42%) Publishing
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.92%) .NET Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 8 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) ColdFusion Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Programmer
7 4 (8.33%) C# Programmer
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) XML
2 23 (47.92%) .NET
3 19 (39.58%) HTML
4 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 16 (33.33%) XSLT
6 14 (29.17%) REST
7 13 (27.08%) WCF
7 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (25.00%) J2EE
9 11 (22.92%) Spring
10 10 (20.83%) Spring MVC
11 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (16.67%) jQuery
12 8 (16.67%) SOAP
13 6 (12.50%) CSS
13 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (8.33%) NHibernate
14 4 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.33%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) MVC
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.92%) TDD
4 8 (16.67%) BDD
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.33%) OOP
7 4 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps
8 3 (6.25%) SOA
8 3 (6.25%) Service Management
9 2 (4.17%) Workflow
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
9 2 (4.17%) Scrum
9 2 (4.17%) Project Management
9 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) SQL
2 22 (45.83%) C#
3 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) CCIE
1 1 (2.08%) CCNA
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Telerik
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Syclo
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Sybase
5 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
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