The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 31 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.64% 2.17% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.87% 10.42% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Average daily rate £305 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
137 96 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.25% 20.82% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 50 130
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% +21.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
South East

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +9 12 £305 +1.66% 5
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bicester - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 2
Kidlington - - - - 1
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 20 (60.61%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) .NET
3 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) Degree
8 6 (18.18%) Umbraco
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (18.18%) Sitecore
8 6 (18.18%) CMS
8 6 (18.18%) MySQL
8 6 (18.18%) SOAP
8 6 (18.18%) XML
8 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) ColdFusion
9 5 (15.15%) MVC
9 5 (15.15%) Scrum
9 5 (15.15%) LINQ
9 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
9 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
9 5 (15.15%) SaaS
9 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (12.12%) RESTful

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (18.18%) Umbraco
1 6 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (18.18%) CMS
2 5 (15.15%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.03%) WordPress
3 1 (3.03%) Jetty
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) CMS Developer
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) ColdFusion Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) SOAP
3 6 (18.18%) XML
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (15.15%) LINQ
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (12.12%) RESTful
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (12.12%) Ajax
5 4 (12.12%) NHibernate
5 4 (12.12%) jQuery
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 3 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
7 2 (6.06%) WCF
7 2 (6.06%) CSS
8 1 (3.03%) Middleware
8 1 (3.03%) JMS
8 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) GIS
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Physics
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) MVC
2 5 (15.15%) Scrum
2 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
3 4 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (12.12%) OOP
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) UML
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) ETL
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) CEH
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Sitecore
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds