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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 21 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.68% 4.70% 3.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 15.03% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 5
Average daily rate
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£310 £450 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +50.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -19.17%
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
140 153 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.52% 31.29% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 92 70
Average daily rate £300 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +2 14 £350 -22.22% 5
Witney - 1 £225 -
Banbury - 1 £330 -
Bicester - - - -
Burford - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (55.81%) .NET
3 23 (53.49%) C#
4 22 (51.16%) SQL
5 19 (44.19%) XML
6 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET
7 16 (37.21%) MVC
8 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
8 15 (34.88%) HTML
8 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (32.56%) REST
10 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (30.23%) WCF
11 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
12 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio
12 11 (25.58%) XSLT
12 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (23.26%) Java
14 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (18.60%) jQuery
15 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (18.60%) Oracle
15 8 (18.60%) N-Tier
16 7 (16.28%) CSS
16 7 (16.28%) SOAP
16 7 (16.28%) Windows
16 7 (16.28%) J2EE
16 7 (16.28%) TDD

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (9.30%) ColdFusion
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) MySQL
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.30%) Publishing
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.93%) C# Developer
4 8 (18.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# Programmer
7 4 (9.30%) Programmer
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (9.30%) ColdFusion Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 19 (44.19%) XML
3 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET
4 15 (34.88%) HTML
5 14 (32.56%) REST
6 13 (30.23%) WCF
6 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
8 11 (25.58%) XSLT
9 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (18.60%) jQuery
10 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (16.28%) J2EE
11 7 (16.28%) CSS
11 7 (16.28%) SOAP
12 6 (13.95%) Spring
12 6 (13.95%) Spring MVC
12 6 (13.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (9.30%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.98%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) MVC
2 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.63%) BDD
6 4 (9.30%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.30%) OOP
7 3 (6.98%) SOA
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.98%) DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.65%) Data Governance
8 2 (4.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) CCIE
1 1 (2.33%) CCNA
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Telerik
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.33%) Syclo
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase
5 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco