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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS)
Rank 577 544 537
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -7
Contract jobs citing JAX-WS 32 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.070% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 13
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
15064 15068 12977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 27.61% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9784 9859 8111
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 216 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.61 £18.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 5 May 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 15 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 5 May 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 -34 28 £400 -5.88% 3
East of England - 15 £400 - 1
Essex - 15 £400 -
Cheshire -2 6 £401 -
North West -10 6 £401 -
Chester +10 4 £401 -
Basildon - 4 £400 -
London +8 3 £370 -37.68% 2
South East -25 2 £363 +11.53%
Brentwood - 2 - -
Sheffield - 1 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -

JAX-WS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (91.30%) SOAP
3 41 (89.13%) Web Services
4 40 (86.96%) SQL
5 38 (82.61%) XML
6 36 (78.26%) WebSphere
7 35 (76.09%) HTML
8 30 (65.22%) J2EE
8 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
8 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (60.87%) CSS
9 28 (60.87%) Eclipse
9 28 (60.87%) JAX-RS
10 27 (58.70%) IBM
10 27 (58.70%) TDD
10 27 (58.70%) Spring
11 25 (54.35%) Ajax
11 25 (54.35%) XHTML
12 24 (52.17%) Ant
13 23 (50.00%) UNIX
13 23 (50.00%) OO
13 23 (50.00%) TopLink
14 22 (47.83%) Windows
14 22 (47.83%) Solaris
14 22 (47.83%) Linux
15 20 (43.48%) Relational Database
16 19 (41.30%) User Stories
16 19 (41.30%) HTML5
17 18 (39.13%) Marketing
18 17 (36.96%) Digital Marketing

JAX-WS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 36 (78.26%) WebSphere
2 10 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (19.57%) JBoss
4 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 8 (17.39%) GlassFish
5 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.52%) Apache
7 2 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Node.js
8 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) Relational Database
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Eclipse
2 24 (52.17%) Ant
3 15 (32.61%) SoapUI
4 13 (28.26%) Maven
5 5 (10.87%) JUnit
5 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.70%) Subversion
7 3 (6.52%) JIRA
8 2 (4.35%) Cactus
8 2 (4.35%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.35%) Log4j
8 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.17%) JProfiler
9 1 (2.17%) Hudson
9 1 (2.17%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (2.17%) VisualVM
9 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (39.13%) Marketing
2 12 (26.09%) Finance
3 6 (13.04%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 40 (86.96%) Java Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (26.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (26.09%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.17%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.17%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) SOAP
2 41 (89.13%) Web Services
3 38 (82.61%) XML
4 35 (76.09%) HTML
5 30 (65.22%) J2EE
6 28 (60.87%) CSS
6 28 (60.87%) JAX-RS
7 27 (58.70%) Spring
8 25 (54.35%) Ajax
8 25 (54.35%) XHTML
9 23 (50.00%) TopLink
10 19 (41.30%) HTML5
11 13 (28.26%) WSDL
12 12 (26.09%) REST
13 11 (23.91%) JSP
13 11 (23.91%) XSLT
13 11 (23.91%) Spring MVC
14 9 (19.57%) JAXB
14 9 (19.57%) JPA
15 8 (17.39%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Wiki
4 2 (4.35%) Blog
4 2 (4.35%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) UNIX
2 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Solaris
2 22 (47.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) TDD
3 23 (50.00%) OO
4 19 (41.30%) User Stories
5 17 (36.96%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (32.61%) Use Case
6 15 (32.61%) Content Management
6 15 (32.61%) Scrum
7 14 (30.43%) RUP
8 13 (28.26%) B2C
9 12 (26.09%) Validation
9 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (23.91%) MVC
11 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
12 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
13 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
14 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
14 2 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (86.96%) SQL
3 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.26%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.04%) XPath
6 2 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) C#
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) IBM
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe
3 2 (4.35%) Perforce
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft