The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 18 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 29 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 10.39% 6.44% 7.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.44% 25.42% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 24
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £403 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +3.14% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.76% +60.00%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 114 59 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 40.86% 25.32% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 43 66
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £444 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £49.50 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +266.66% -6.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Oxford

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Oxford

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Oxford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Oxford

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 30 (68.18%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (38.64%) REST
4 14 (31.82%) SOAP
5 13 (29.55%) Google
5 13 (29.55%) Google App Engine
5 13 (29.55%) RESTful
5 13 (29.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (27.27%) Google Compute Engine
6 12 (27.27%) Spring
7 11 (25.00%) JBoss
8 9 (20.45%) Linux
8 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.45%) Maven
8 9 (20.45%) JSON
9 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.91%) Mockito
10 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
10 7 (15.91%) Windows
10 7 (15.91%) C++
10 7 (15.91%) TDD
10 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
11 6 (13.64%) Scrum
11 6 (13.64%) Migration
11 6 (13.64%) Pair Programming
11 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
11 6 (13.64%) Spring Security
11 6 (13.64%) Oracle

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.00%) JBoss
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.55%) Magento
2 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (29.55%) Google App Engine
2 13 (29.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (27.27%) Google Compute Engine
4 6 (13.64%) GitHub
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (6.82%) Office 365
6 3 (6.82%) SaaS
7 2 (4.55%) Heroku
8 1 (2.27%) Force.com
8 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (9.09%) SSL
3 3 (6.82%) DHCP
3 3 (6.82%) Skype
4 1 (2.27%) BGP
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Maven
2 7 (15.91%) Mockito
3 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.36%) Selenium
4 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.27%) Protractor
6 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.09%) Publishing
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 21 (47.73%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 4 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.82%) AWS Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.55%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Magento Developer
6 2 (4.55%) MongoDB Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (4.55%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) REST
2 14 (31.82%) SOAP
3 13 (29.55%) RESTful
4 12 (27.27%) Spring
5 9 (20.45%) JSON
6 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.64%) Apache Camel
7 6 (13.64%) Spring Security
8 4 (9.09%) .NET
8 4 (9.09%) Dropwizard
8 4 (9.09%) EJB
8 4 (9.09%) Java EE
8 4 (9.09%) JMS
8 4 (9.09%) Node.js
8 4 (9.09%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.82%) Ajax
9 3 (6.82%) WireMock
9 3 (6.82%) XML
10 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
10 2 (4.55%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) BYOD
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 7 (15.91%) TDD
4 6 (13.64%) DevOps
4 6 (13.64%) Migration
4 6 (13.64%) Pair Programming
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum
5 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Microservices
6 4 (9.09%) Network Design
6 4 (9.09%) SOA
6 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.82%) Application Virtualisation
7 3 (6.82%) BDD
7 3 (6.82%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) PHP
4 5 (11.36%) SQL
5 4 (9.09%) Perl
5 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) SOQL
7 1 (2.27%) SOSL
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (6.82%) vSphere
1 3 (6.82%) XenApp
1 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) AppDNA
2 3 (6.82%) EdgeSight
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Google
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.27%) PayPal
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Talend
6 1 (2.27%) Telerik
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
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