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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS)
Rank 608 592 549
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -43
Contract jobs citing JAX-WS 12 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.035% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £383 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +30.43%
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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
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 9 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 31 July 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 -29 10 £395 -4.24%
Cheshire - 4 £425 -
North West - 4 £425 -
London -11 3 £370 -1.33%
East of England - 3 £388 -
Essex - 3 £388 -
Basildon - 2 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 £475 -
Scotland - 1 £475 -

JAX-WS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (90.48%) Web Services
3 37 (88.10%) SQL
4 36 (85.71%) SOAP
5 35 (83.33%) WebSphere
6 34 (80.95%) XML
7 31 (73.81%) Eclipse
8 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (66.67%) JavaScript
9 28 (66.67%) HTML
10 27 (64.29%) J2EE
10 27 (64.29%) CSS
11 26 (61.90%) Ajax
11 26 (61.90%) JAX-RS
12 25 (59.52%) XHTML
12 25 (59.52%) IBM
13 24 (57.14%) Ant
13 24 (57.14%) Spring
13 24 (57.14%) Relational Database
14 23 (54.76%) TDD
14 23 (54.76%) UNIX
14 23 (54.76%) OO
15 22 (52.38%) Linux
15 22 (52.38%) TopLink
15 22 (52.38%) EclipseLink
16 21 (50.00%) Windows
16 21 (50.00%) Solaris
17 18 (42.86%) User Stories
17 18 (42.86%) HTML5
18 17 (40.48%) Maven

JAX-WS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 11 (26.19%) WebLogic
3 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (21.43%) JBoss
4 9 (21.43%) GlassFish
5 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
6 3 (7.14%) Apache
7 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (2.38%) Node.js
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Infinispan
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (73.81%) Eclipse
2 24 (57.14%) Ant
3 17 (40.48%) Maven
4 13 (30.95%) SoapUI
5 7 (16.67%) Subversion
5 7 (16.67%) JUnit
6 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
7 3 (7.14%) Cactus
7 3 (7.14%) JIRA
8 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.76%) Log4j
8 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.38%) Hudson
9 1 (2.38%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Gradle
9 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.38%) Selenium
9 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (38.10%) Marketing
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 36 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 14 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 14 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) Web Services
2 36 (85.71%) SOAP
3 34 (80.95%) XML
4 28 (66.67%) HTML
5 27 (64.29%) J2EE
5 27 (64.29%) CSS
6 26 (61.90%) Ajax
6 26 (61.90%) JAX-RS
7 25 (59.52%) XHTML
8 24 (57.14%) Spring
9 22 (52.38%) TopLink
9 22 (52.38%) EclipseLink
10 18 (42.86%) HTML5
11 14 (33.33%) REST
12 12 (28.57%) Spring MVC
13 11 (26.19%) JPA
14 9 (21.43%) OSGi
14 9 (21.43%) JSR 170
14 9 (21.43%) WSDL
14 9 (21.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) User Experience
3 4 (9.52%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.76%) Wiki
4 2 (4.76%) Blog
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) UNIX
2 22 (52.38%) Linux
3 21 (50.00%) Windows
3 21 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) TDD
2 23 (54.76%) OO
3 18 (42.86%) User Stories
4 16 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (30.95%) B2C
5 13 (30.95%) Content Management
6 12 (28.57%) Scrum
6 12 (28.57%) MVC
6 12 (28.57%) Use Case
7 11 (26.19%) RUP
8 9 (21.43%) Validation
9 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.05%) SDLC
10 7 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
12 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (88.10%) SQL
3 28 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
5 7 (16.67%) XPath
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) C++
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) IBM
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Perforce
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) FatWire