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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 18 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 56 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.65% 3.54% 6.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.34% 11.48% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 6 14
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £370 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.13 £34.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+26.83% -0.72%
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
221 122 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.19% 30.89% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 75 101
Average daily rate £438 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +92.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 30 £428 +6.87% 6
Abingdon - 6 £375 - 3
Kidlington - 1 - -
Wallingford - - - - 1
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.96%) SQL
3 32 (34.78%) .NET
4 30 (32.61%) C#
5 29 (31.52%) Oracle
5 29 (31.52%) SQL Server
6 24 (26.09%) XML
6 24 (26.09%) WCF
7 22 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (22.83%) HTML
8 21 (22.83%) Java
9 20 (21.74%) TDD
10 19 (20.65%) Puppet
11 18 (19.57%) REST
11 18 (19.57%) DevOps
11 18 (19.57%) .NET Framework
12 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET
13 16 (17.39%) XSLT
13 16 (17.39%) Spring
13 16 (17.39%) MVC
14 15 (16.30%) Linux
15 14 (15.22%) J2EE
15 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
15 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
15 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (15.22%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (13.04%) Network Security

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (8.70%) SAS
2 7 (7.61%) Confluence
3 5 (5.43%) Apache
4 4 (4.35%) CMS
4 4 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.35%) Zimbra
5 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.17%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.17%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) Network Security
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
2 1 (1.09%) VoIP
2 1 (1.09%) WAN
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) SAN
2 1 (1.09%) MPLS
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.52%) Big Data
6 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.35%) MySQL
8 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Visual Studio
1 7 (7.61%) JIRA
2 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.35%) Subversion
4 3 (3.26%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) FxCop
5 1 (1.09%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (8.70%) Publishing
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (65.22%) Developer
2 22 (23.91%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.48%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.22%) C# Developer
5 13 (14.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (14.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (9.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Consultant
9 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Programmer
10 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.78%) .NET
2 24 (26.09%) XML
2 24 (26.09%) WCF
3 21 (22.83%) HTML
4 18 (19.57%) .NET Framework
4 18 (19.57%) REST
5 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET
6 16 (17.39%) Spring
6 16 (17.39%) XSLT
7 14 (15.22%) J2EE
8 10 (10.87%) SOAP
8 10 (10.87%) Spring MVC
9 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (8.70%) CSS
10 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (7.61%) WPF
11 7 (7.61%) Silverlight
12 6 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (5.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.61%) Open Source
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Google Search Appliance
5 3 (3.26%) Social Media
6 2 (2.17%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Linux
2 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.74%) TDD
3 18 (19.57%) DevOps
4 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (17.39%) MVC
6 11 (11.96%) Migration
6 11 (11.96%) ETL
7 10 (10.87%) Data Management
8 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.70%) Workflow
8 8 (8.70%) CRM
8 8 (8.70%) BDD
9 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.52%) EAI
9 6 (6.52%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.43%) Scrum
10 5 (5.43%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.35%) Analytics
11 4 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.96%) SQL
2 30 (32.61%) C#
3 21 (22.83%) Java
4 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.35%) PHP
7 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.17%) Python
8 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.17%) Groovy
9 1 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) CCIE
2 1 (1.09%) CCNA
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (20.65%) Puppet
2 9 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (31.52%) Oracle
2 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.78%) DataFlux
4 7 (7.61%) Siebel
5 5 (5.43%) Google
6 4 (4.35%) Telerik
6 4 (4.35%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.09%) VMware
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco
8 1 (1.09%) Zend
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