The table below looks at the statistics for JAX-WS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JAX-WS over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS)
Rank 568 532 531
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -1
Contract jobs citing JAX-WS 14 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.055% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.20% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 5
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £308 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £480 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13576 13373 12086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.64% 27.09% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8850 8409 7599
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 245 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

JAX-WS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JAX-WS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JAX-WS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JAX-WS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JAX-WS within the UK.

JAX-WS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JAX-WS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JAX-WS within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

JAX-WS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JAX-WS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JAX-WS within the UK.

JAX-WS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JAX-WS
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JAX-WS within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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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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
England -39 14 £400 - 5
East of England - 8 £400 -
London -5 2 £340 -9.33% 2
South East -11 2 £273 -27.33%
North West -16 1 - - 2
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Staines - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
County Antrim - - - - 1
Belfast - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -

JAX-WS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JAX-WS 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 JAX-WS.

1 39 (95.12%) Java
2 36 (87.80%) SOAP
3 32 (78.05%) XML
4 30 (73.17%) Web Services
5 28 (68.29%) SQL
5 28 (68.29%) HTML
6 27 (65.85%) J2EE
6 27 (65.85%) WebSphere
7 25 (60.98%) TDD
8 24 (58.54%) JAX-RS
9 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (53.66%) Ant
9 22 (53.66%) IBM
10 21 (51.22%) Eclipse
10 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
10 21 (51.22%) CSS
11 19 (46.34%) HTML5
12 18 (43.90%) Linux
13 17 (41.46%) UNIX
13 17 (41.46%) Spring
14 16 (39.02%) Content Management
14 16 (39.02%) TopLink
14 16 (39.02%) Scrum
14 16 (39.02%) Ajax
14 16 (39.02%) Marketing
14 16 (39.02%) Use Case
14 16 (39.02%) Windows
14 16 (39.02%) Solaris
14 16 (39.02%) OO
14 16 (39.02%) RUP

JAX-WS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JAX-WS 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 JAX-WS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (65.85%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.20%) Apache
4 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.88%) JBoss
5 2 (4.88%) AquaLogic
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.44%) WildFly
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.44%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP HR
1 2 (4.88%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (2.44%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Ant
2 21 (51.22%) Eclipse
3 14 (34.15%) SoapUI
4 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
5 10 (24.39%) Maven
6 4 (9.76%) JUnit
6 4 (9.76%) IntelliJ
7 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.32%) Hudson
8 2 (4.88%) Gradle
8 2 (4.88%) JDeveloper
8 2 (4.88%) Log4j
8 2 (4.88%) Subversion
9 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.44%) JIRA
9 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.44%) JProfiler
9 1 (2.44%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (2.44%) VisualVM
General
1 16 (39.02%) Marketing
2 9 (21.95%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 29 (70.73%) Java Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Java Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.88%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Workday Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (2.44%) ERP Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) SOAP
2 32 (78.05%) XML
3 30 (73.17%) Web Services
4 28 (68.29%) HTML
5 27 (65.85%) J2EE
6 24 (58.54%) JAX-RS
7 21 (51.22%) CSS
8 19 (46.34%) HTML5
9 17 (41.46%) Spring
10 16 (39.02%) TopLink
10 16 (39.02%) Ajax
10 16 (39.02%) XHTML
11 13 (31.71%) WSDL
12 11 (26.83%) JSP
13 9 (21.95%) JAXB
13 9 (21.95%) Hibernate
14 8 (19.51%) XSLT
15 7 (17.07%) Java EE
16 6 (14.63%) Servlets
17 5 (12.20%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Wiki
2 2 (4.88%) Blog
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) UNIX
3 16 (39.02%) Windows
3 16 (39.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) TDD
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) Scrum
3 16 (39.02%) OO
3 16 (39.02%) RUP
3 16 (39.02%) Content Management
3 16 (39.02%) Use Case
4 15 (36.59%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (36.59%) User Stories
5 14 (34.15%) Validation
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.20%) AOP
7 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.20%) B2C
8 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) MVC
10 2 (4.88%) E-business
10 2 (4.88%) Migration
10 2 (4.88%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (4.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 39 (95.12%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) SQL
3 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.32%) XPath
6 2 (4.88%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) VCP4
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) IBM
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) BEA
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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