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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 25 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 36 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.56% 3.15% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 11.76% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 9
Average daily rate
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£378 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.02% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £254 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £388 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
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
162 119 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.00% 26.74% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 73 49
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 23 £384 +3.71% 4
Kidlington - 3 £375 -
Abingdon - 1 £450 - 1
Banbury - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 5
Witney - - - - 1
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 46 (49.46%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (43.01%) Linux
3 34 (36.56%) Puppet
4 33 (35.48%) Oracle
5 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (33.33%) DevOps
7 26 (27.96%) Red Hat
8 25 (26.88%) Network Security
8 25 (26.88%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (26.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (25.81%) TDD
9 24 (25.81%) Java
10 19 (20.43%) .NET
11 18 (19.35%) Spring
11 18 (19.35%) SQL
11 18 (19.35%) XML
12 16 (17.20%) C#
13 15 (16.13%) Migration
13 15 (16.13%) WCF
13 15 (16.13%) REST
14 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
14 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.98%) HTML
15 13 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (12.90%) Confluence
16 12 (12.90%) Tomcat
16 12 (12.90%) Publishing
16 12 (12.90%) JIRA
17 10 (10.75%) BDD
18 9 (9.68%) Data Management

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 12 (12.90%) Tomcat
1 12 (12.90%) Confluence
2 9 (9.68%) JBoss
3 8 (8.60%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.60%) SAS
3 8 (8.60%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.38%) Apache
6 4 (4.30%) Umbraco
6 4 (4.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (4.30%) Zimbra
6 4 (4.30%) CMS
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.08%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (49.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.45%) Big Data
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.23%) MySQL
7 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) JIRA
2 7 (7.53%) JUnit
2 7 (7.53%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.23%) Maven
4 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.08%) FxCop
5 1 (1.08%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.90%) Publishing
2 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (51.61%) Developer
2 25 (26.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (20.43%) Java Developer
4 17 (18.28%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.75%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) CMS Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.15%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) .NET
2 18 (19.35%) XML
2 18 (19.35%) Spring
3 15 (16.13%) WCF
3 15 (16.13%) REST
4 13 (13.98%) HTML
5 8 (8.60%) .NET Framework
5 8 (8.60%) JSON
5 8 (8.60%) J2EE
6 7 (7.53%) EJB
6 7 (7.53%) WPF
6 7 (7.53%) SOAP
6 7 (7.53%) Silverlight
7 6 (6.45%) HTML5
7 6 (6.45%) XSLT
8 5 (5.38%) ODBC
8 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.30%) Spring MVC
9 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.53%) Open Source
3 5 (5.38%) Social Media
4 4 (4.30%) Google Search Appliance
5 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.15%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.01%) Linux
2 25 (26.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.08%) UNIX
3 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.33%) DevOps
3 24 (25.81%) TDD
4 15 (16.13%) Migration
5 10 (10.75%) BDD
6 9 (9.68%) Data Management
6 9 (9.68%) ETL
7 8 (8.60%) Scrum
7 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.45%) Workflow
9 6 (6.45%) CRM
9 6 (6.45%) EAI
9 6 (6.45%) Web Development
10 4 (4.30%) MVC
10 4 (4.30%) Data Validation
10 4 (4.30%) OOD
10 4 (4.30%) Validation
10 4 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.81%) Java
2 18 (19.35%) SQL
3 16 (17.20%) C#
4 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (2.15%) Groovy
7 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.08%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) VCP4
2 2 (2.15%) Degree
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (36.56%) Puppet
2 13 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) Oracle
2 26 (27.96%) Red Hat
3 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.68%) DataFlux
5 7 (7.53%) Siebel
6 4 (4.30%) Google
6 4 (4.30%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.08%) Zend
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