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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 14 32 13
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 58 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.15% 2.93% 8.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.15% 10.17% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 5 18
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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 £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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
165 118 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.03% 28.85% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 68 92
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
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 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +10 37 £420 -0.59% 9
Abingdon - 1 £475 - 3
Banbury - - - - 2
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 3
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) Java
2 31 (36.47%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (34.12%) TDD
4 28 (32.94%) Oracle
5 26 (30.59%) SQL
6 24 (28.24%) XML
6 24 (28.24%) Linux
6 24 (28.24%) Spring
7 20 (23.53%) HTML
8 19 (22.35%) .NET
8 19 (22.35%) Puppet
9 18 (21.18%) DevOps
10 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (18.82%) C#
12 15 (17.65%) WCF
12 15 (17.65%) BDD
12 15 (17.65%) REST
13 14 (16.47%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (16.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (16.47%) J2EE
13 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
13 14 (16.47%) Red Hat
14 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
14 12 (14.12%) Publishing
14 12 (14.12%) XSLT
14 12 (14.12%) Tomcat
14 12 (14.12%) Network Security
15 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
16 10 (11.76%) Spring MVC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.12%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.41%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.41%) SAS
2 8 (9.41%) JBoss
2 8 (9.41%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.24%) Confluence
4 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.88%) Apache
6 4 (4.71%) Zimbra
6 4 (4.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (4.71%) Umbraco
6 4 (4.71%) CMS
7 2 (2.35%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.18%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.06%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.06%) Big Data
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.53%) MySQL
7 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.35%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JUnit
1 7 (8.24%) JIRA
1 7 (8.24%) Cucumber
2 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.53%) Maven
5 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.18%) FxCop
5 1 (1.18%) StyleCop
General
1 12 (14.12%) Publishing
2 2 (2.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (64.71%) Developer
2 25 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 13 (15.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (9.41%) C# Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Consultant
8 7 (8.24%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.71%) CMS Developer
11 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) XML
1 24 (28.24%) Spring
2 20 (23.53%) HTML
3 19 (22.35%) .NET
4 15 (17.65%) WCF
4 15 (17.65%) REST
5 14 (16.47%) J2EE
6 12 (14.12%) XSLT
7 10 (11.76%) Spring MVC
8 8 (9.41%) JSON
9 7 (8.24%) SOAP
9 7 (8.24%) Silverlight
9 7 (8.24%) WPF
9 7 (8.24%) HTML5
10 6 (7.06%) .NET Framework
10 6 (7.06%) EJB
11 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.88%) ODBC
12 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (3.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.24%) Open Source
3 4 (4.71%) Google Search Appliance
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) Social Media
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.35%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Linux
2 14 (16.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.12%) TDD
3 18 (21.18%) DevOps
4 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (17.65%) BDD
6 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.76%) MVC
7 10 (11.76%) Migration
8 9 (10.59%) ETL
8 9 (10.59%) Data Management
9 6 (7.06%) Web Development
9 6 (7.06%) Workflow
9 6 (7.06%) Scrum
9 6 (7.06%) EAI
9 6 (7.06%) CRM
10 5 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.71%) Data Validation
11 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.71%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.47%) Java
2 26 (30.59%) SQL
3 16 (18.82%) C#
4 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.71%) PHP
7 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.35%) Groovy
7 2 (2.35%) Python
8 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (22.35%) Puppet
2 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (32.94%) Oracle
2 14 (16.47%) Red Hat
3 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.59%) DataFlux
5 7 (8.24%) Siebel
6 4 (4.71%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.71%) Google
7 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.18%) Zend
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