The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 23 April 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 20 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 56 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.48% 8.06% 6.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.05% 26.63% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 42
Median daily rate £450 £438 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +15.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £299 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £616 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.84 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.88% +8.57%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 254 169 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 42.98% 30.29% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 130 129
Median daily rate £405 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +309.09% -24.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Oxfordshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Oxfordshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Oxfordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 32 £410 -3.52% 11
Kidlington +1 3 £500 +11.11%
Banbury - 2 - - 1
Witney - 1 £275 - 1
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 56 (63.64%) Java
2 42 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.50%) RESTful
4 28 (31.82%) REST
4 28 (31.82%) SOAP
5 26 (29.55%) JBoss
5 26 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (29.55%) Spring
6 21 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (21.59%) Google App Engine
7 19 (21.59%) Google
7 19 (21.59%) JSON
7 19 (21.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (20.45%) Google Compute Engine
8 18 (20.45%) Linux
8 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
9 17 (19.32%) E-Commerce
10 16 (18.18%) Oracle
10 16 (18.18%) Apache Camel
11 15 (17.05%) Scrum
11 15 (17.05%) Maven
11 15 (17.05%) TDD
12 14 (15.91%) Pair Programming
12 14 (15.91%) Hibernate
12 14 (15.91%) C#
12 14 (15.91%) XML
13 12 (13.64%) .NET
14 11 (12.50%) Publishing
14 11 (12.50%) Automated Testing
14 11 (12.50%) JIRA

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 26 (29.55%) JBoss
2 9 (10.23%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.41%) IIS
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.14%) Drupal
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Magento
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (21.59%) Google App Engine
2 19 (21.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (20.45%) Google Compute Engine
4 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (7.95%) GitHub
6 4 (4.55%) Office 365
7 3 (3.41%) SaaS
8 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.14%) Force.com
8 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) SSL
2 7 (7.95%) WAN
3 5 (5.68%) DNS
3 5 (5.68%) LAN
4 4 (4.55%) DHCP
4 4 (4.55%) Skype
5 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.27%) Firewall
5 2 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.27%) Network Security
5 2 (2.27%) VoIP
5 2 (2.27%) VPN
6 1 (1.14%) BGP
6 1 (1.14%) FTP
6 1 (1.14%) HTTP
6 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.14%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Maven
2 11 (12.50%) JIRA
3 10 (11.36%) Mockito
3 10 (11.36%) Selenium
4 9 (10.23%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.09%) JUnit
6 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.95%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.27%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.27%) Protractor
8 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.14%) Grunt
9 1 (1.14%) gulp
9 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.14%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (12.50%) Publishing
2 5 (5.68%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (78.41%) Developer
2 43 (48.86%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce Developer
4 9 (10.23%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Integration Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.95%) AWS Developer
6 7 (7.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Architect
8 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.55%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.55%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) RESTful
2 28 (31.82%) REST
2 28 (31.82%) SOAP
3 26 (29.55%) Spring
4 19 (21.59%) JSON
5 16 (18.18%) Apache Camel
6 14 (15.91%) Hibernate
6 14 (15.91%) XML
7 12 (13.64%) .NET
8 9 (10.23%) Spring Boot
9 8 (9.09%) Apache CXF
9 8 (9.09%) Dropwizard
9 8 (9.09%) JPA
9 8 (9.09%) XML Schema
10 7 (7.95%) Ajax
10 7 (7.95%) HTML
10 7 (7.95%) Java EE
10 7 (7.95%) JMS
11 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
11 6 (6.82%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.55%) BYOD
2 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Linux
2 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.95%) Unix
4 4 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (19.32%) E-Commerce
4 15 (17.05%) Scrum
4 15 (17.05%) TDD
5 14 (15.91%) Pair Programming
6 11 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.23%) DevOps
8 9 (10.23%) Integration Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Microservices
9 8 (9.09%) ETL
10 7 (7.95%) Migration
10 7 (7.95%) MVC
10 7 (7.95%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.82%) Kanban
11 6 (6.82%) Web Development
12 5 (5.68%) BPMN
12 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (63.64%) Java
2 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.91%) C#
4 10 (11.36%) PHP
4 10 (11.36%) SQL
5 7 (7.95%) C++
6 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.55%) Perl
8 2 (2.27%) COBOL
8 2 (2.27%) Python
8 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.14%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.14%) Ruby
9 1 (1.14%) SOQL
9 1 (1.14%) SOSL
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) HND
2 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (4.55%) vSphere
1 4 (4.55%) XenApp
1 4 (4.55%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.27%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) SCOM
2 4 (4.55%) AppDNA
2 4 (4.55%) EdgeSight
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
3 3 (3.41%) Terraform
4 2 (2.27%) Nagios
5 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Google
2 16 (18.18%) Oracle
3 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.95%) Talend
5 4 (4.55%) Citrix
6 2 (2.27%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.27%) Juniper
6 2 (2.27%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.27%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.14%) PayPal
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Telerik