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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 33 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 15 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.15% 2.32% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.93% 10.89% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £368 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £494 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
116 101 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.37% 21.31% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 86
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.30 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% -20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 5 £250 -44.44% 10
Abingdon - 1 £500 - 3
Banbury - 1 £330 -
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 2
Thame - - - -
Witney - - - - 2
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (70.59%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) C#
3 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET
5 17 (50.00%) SQL
6 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (29.41%) REST
9 9 (26.47%) XML
10 8 (23.53%) MVC
11 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
11 7 (20.59%) SOAP
11 7 (20.59%) WCF
12 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
12 6 (17.65%) jQuery
12 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
13 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (14.71%) LINQ
13 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (11.76%) HTML
14 4 (11.76%) MySQL
14 4 (11.76%) CSS
14 4 (11.76%) Windows
14 4 (11.76%) OOP
14 4 (11.76%) ColdFusion
14 4 (11.76%) CMS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (11.76%) ColdFusion
1 4 (11.76%) CMS
1 4 (11.76%) Umbraco
1 4 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) MPLS
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Automotive
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
1 1 (2.94%) Publishing
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) .NET Developer
3 11 (32.35%) C# Developer
4 10 (29.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) ColdFusion Developer
6 4 (11.76%) CMS Developer
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Programmer
8 2 (5.88%) Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) C# Programmer
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (2.94%) Integration Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (2.94%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Integration Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) .NET
2 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 10 (29.41%) REST
3 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (26.47%) XML
5 7 (20.59%) SOAP
5 7 (20.59%) WCF
6 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (17.65%) jQuery
7 5 (14.71%) LINQ
7 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (11.76%) RESTful
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (11.76%) HTML
8 4 (11.76%) NHibernate
8 4 (11.76%) CSS
9 3 (8.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) CMDB
2 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Social Media
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) MVC
2 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) OOP
3 4 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.88%) SOA
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) Metadata Management
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CCIE
1 1 (2.94%) CCNA
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Telerik
4 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.94%) Syclo
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
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