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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 26 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 33 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.87% 3.79% 4.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.02% 9.66% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 6
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£350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -9.43%
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
206 176 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.38% 39.20% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 120 60
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +125.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 16 £350 -4.10% 8
Abingdon - 4 £325 - 4
Witney - 1 £225 -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Banbury - - - -
Burford - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 24 (51.06%) SQL
1 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (48.94%) .NET
3 22 (46.81%) C#
3 22 (46.81%) XML
3 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (42.55%) HTML
5 18 (38.30%) REST
6 17 (36.17%) TDD
6 17 (36.17%) .NET Framework
6 17 (36.17%) WCF
7 16 (34.04%) MVC
8 15 (31.91%) XSLT
9 14 (29.79%) Java
9 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
11 12 (25.53%) J2EE
11 12 (25.53%) Oracle
12 11 (23.40%) Spring
13 10 (21.28%) Spring MVC
13 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
14 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 8 (17.02%) BDD
15 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
15 8 (17.02%) N-Tier
15 8 (17.02%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.38%) ColdFusion
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) MPLS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.51%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.51%) Subversion
4 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.64%) Publishing
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Java Developer
4 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) ColdFusion Developer
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) .NET
2 22 (46.81%) XML
3 20 (42.55%) HTML
4 18 (38.30%) REST
5 17 (36.17%) .NET Framework
5 17 (36.17%) WCF
6 15 (31.91%) XSLT
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
8 12 (25.53%) J2EE
9 11 (23.40%) Spring
10 10 (21.28%) Spring MVC
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (14.89%) Silverlight
13 7 (14.89%) CSS
13 7 (14.89%) WPF
14 6 (12.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (10.64%) SOAP
16 4 (8.51%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) N-Tier
2 6 (12.77%) Open Source
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) TDD
3 16 (34.04%) MVC
4 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.02%) BDD
6 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.38%) SOA
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) ETL
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.26%) CRM
9 2 (4.26%) Workflow
9 2 (4.26%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
9 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 22 (46.81%) C#
3 14 (29.79%) Java
4 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.26%) Python
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) CCIE
1 1 (2.13%) CCNA
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Telerik
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Syclo
5 1 (2.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
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