The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS)
Rank 553 528 576
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +48
Contract jobs citing JAX-WS 34 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.034% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.13% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 9
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 2014.

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 27 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -58 34 £375 +5.04% 11
South West +1 23 £388 - 2
London -21 6 £375 +5.04% 4
South East - 2 £375 -
North West - 1 - - 2
Chester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
Kent - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North East - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
Wales - - - - 1

JAX-WS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 56 (86.15%) Java
2 50 (76.92%) Spring
3 49 (75.38%) Oracle
4 46 (70.77%) Web Services
5 38 (58.46%) SQL
6 37 (56.92%) XML
7 30 (46.15%) PL/SQL
8 29 (44.62%) LDAP
9 28 (43.08%) Maven
10 26 (40.00%) SOAP
11 25 (38.46%) Subversion
12 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (35.38%) Configuration Management
13 23 (35.38%) CSS
13 23 (35.38%) Jenkins
14 22 (33.85%) Hibernate
15 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
15 21 (32.31%) Active Directory
15 21 (32.31%) J2EE
15 21 (32.31%) Eclipse
16 20 (30.77%) Oracle Database
16 20 (30.77%) REST
17 18 (27.69%) SOA
17 18 (27.69%) WSDL
18 17 (26.15%) XML Schema
18 17 (26.15%) Scrum
18 17 (26.15%) jQuery
19 16 (24.62%) Java EE
19 16 (24.62%) Middleware
19 16 (24.62%) WebLogic

JAX-WS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (24.62%) WebLogic
2 11 (16.92%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 9 (13.85%) Confluence
5 4 (6.15%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (6.15%) Apache
5 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.62%) AquaLogic
6 3 (4.62%) Mule
7 2 (3.08%) IIS
8 1 (1.54%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.54%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Workday HCM
1 3 (4.62%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (44.62%) LDAP
2 10 (15.38%) Kerberos
2 10 (15.38%) X.509
2 10 (15.38%) AMQP
3 9 (13.85%) SSL
4 7 (10.77%) HTTP
5 3 (4.62%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) DNS
6 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) WAN
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.92%) RDBMS
3 8 (12.31%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) BODI
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (43.08%) Maven
2 25 (38.46%) Subversion
3 23 (35.38%) Jenkins
4 21 (32.31%) Eclipse
5 16 (24.62%) Ant
6 12 (18.46%) JIRA
6 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
7 10 (15.38%) TeamCity
8 9 (13.85%) JUnit
9 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
9 8 (12.31%) Selenium
10 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (4.62%) Mockito
11 3 (4.62%) JMeter
12 2 (3.08%) Hudson
13 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) French Language
3 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (80.00%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 16 (24.62%) Senior Developer
4 14 (21.54%) Architect
5 10 (15.38%) Senior Architect
6 9 (13.85%) WebLogic Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Security Designer
7 7 (10.77%) Designer
8 6 (9.23%) Consultant
8 6 (9.23%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior WebLogic Developer
9 5 (7.69%) UI Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Designer
9 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.62%) UI Programmer
10 3 (4.62%) Workday Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.08%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (76.92%) Spring
2 46 (70.77%) Web Services
3 37 (56.92%) XML
4 26 (40.00%) SOAP
5 23 (35.38%) CSS
6 22 (33.85%) Hibernate
7 21 (32.31%) J2EE
8 20 (30.77%) REST
9 18 (27.69%) WSDL
10 17 (26.15%) XML Schema
10 17 (26.15%) jQuery
11 16 (24.62%) Java EE
11 16 (24.62%) Middleware
12 15 (23.08%) JSF
12 15 (23.08%) CSS3
13 14 (21.54%) .NET
14 12 (18.46%) JDBC
15 11 (16.92%) JSP
16 10 (15.38%) Servlets
16 10 (15.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) RIA
2 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) UNIX
3 5 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) Configuration Management
3 18 (27.69%) SOA
4 17 (26.15%) Scrum
5 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.92%) Unit Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.85%) Validation
9 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
10 6 (9.23%) Project Management
10 6 (9.23%) TDD
10 6 (9.23%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (9.23%) JVM Tuning
11 5 (7.69%) UML
12 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
13 3 (4.62%) OpenUP
13 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (4.62%) Data Migration
13 3 (4.62%) ERP
13 3 (4.62%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 56 (86.15%) Java
2 38 (58.46%) SQL
3 30 (46.15%) PL/SQL
4 14 (21.54%) C#
5 10 (15.38%) Ruby
6 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.69%) XPath
8 4 (6.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (3.08%) Python
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (32.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Oracle
2 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) JBoss
4 10 (15.38%) GigaSpaces
5 9 (13.85%) IBM
6 5 (7.69%) SAP
7 3 (4.62%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (4.62%) BEA
8 2 (3.08%) Perforce
8 2 (3.08%) Sun
9 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.54%) Cognos
9 1 (1.54%) Citrix
9 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.54%) Informatica
9 1 (1.54%) VMware
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