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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS)
Rank 610 598 548
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -50
Contract jobs citing JAX-WS 15 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.032% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 20
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£400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £395 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 22 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 28 August 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 -13 12 £400 -5.88% 1
East Midlands -4 4 £325 -27.77%
Nottingham - 4 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £325 -
Surrey - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -
London +10 2 - -
North West - 2 £425 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Epsom - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 - -
Woking - 2 - -
East of England +3 1 £375 -11.76%
Essex -3 1 £375 -11.76%
County Antrim - 1 £325 -
Edinburgh - 1 £475 -
Scotland - 1 £475 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £325 -
Belfast - 1 £325 -

JAX-WS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (85.71%) Web Services
3 29 (69.05%) XML
3 29 (69.05%) SOAP
4 28 (66.67%) SQL
5 26 (61.90%) J2EE
5 26 (61.90%) WebSphere
6 25 (59.52%) Spring
7 22 (52.38%) Eclipse
8 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (50.00%) Ajax
9 20 (47.62%) JAX-RS
10 19 (45.24%) XHTML
10 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
10 19 (45.24%) HTML
10 19 (45.24%) CSS
10 19 (45.24%) Linux
11 18 (42.86%) Ant
11 18 (42.86%) UNIX
11 18 (42.86%) Windows
11 18 (42.86%) Relational Database
12 17 (40.48%) IBM
13 16 (38.10%) TDD
13 16 (38.10%) TopLink
13 16 (38.10%) EclipseLink
14 15 (35.71%) Solaris
15 14 (33.33%) OO
16 13 (30.95%) Maven
16 13 (30.95%) User Stories
17 12 (28.57%) REST

JAX-WS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (61.90%) WebSphere
2 11 (26.19%) WebLogic
3 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (21.43%) GlassFish
4 9 (21.43%) JBoss
5 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Node.js
7 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
7 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.38%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.38%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Eclipse
2 18 (42.86%) Ant
3 13 (30.95%) Maven
4 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 6 (14.29%) Subversion
6 4 (9.52%) JUnit
7 3 (7.14%) Cactus
7 3 (7.14%) JIRA
7 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.38%) Gradle
8 1 (2.38%) Selenium
8 1 (2.38%) Hudson
8 1 (2.38%) PVCS
General
1 10 (23.81%) Marketing
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
2 30 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Senior Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (85.71%) Web Services
2 29 (69.05%) XML
2 29 (69.05%) SOAP
3 26 (61.90%) J2EE
4 25 (59.52%) Spring
5 21 (50.00%) Ajax
6 20 (47.62%) JAX-RS
7 19 (45.24%) HTML
7 19 (45.24%) CSS
7 19 (45.24%) XHTML
8 16 (38.10%) TopLink
8 16 (38.10%) EclipseLink
9 12 (28.57%) REST
9 12 (28.57%) Struts
10 11 (26.19%) JPA
11 10 (23.81%) Spring MVC
11 10 (23.81%) HTML5
12 9 (21.43%) OSGi
12 9 (21.43%) JSR 170
12 9 (21.43%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Web 2.0
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) UNIX
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
3 15 (35.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) TDD
3 14 (33.33%) OO
4 13 (30.95%) User Stories
5 11 (26.19%) B2C
5 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (23.81%) MVC
7 8 (19.05%) SDLC
8 7 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Content Management
8 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Use Case
9 6 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (11.90%) Validation
10 5 (11.90%) RUP
10 5 (11.90%) SOA
11 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (66.67%) SQL
3 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
5 8 (19.05%) XPath
6 3 (7.14%) C
6 3 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) XQuery
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) IBM
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Perforce
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) FatWire
5 1 (2.38%) Google