Period
to 11 December 2017

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 6 months to 11 December 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
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 27 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 -16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 124 97 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.48% 7.76% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.51% 17.96% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 87 59
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £375 £338 £279
90th Percentile £556 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +10.34%

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 435 540 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 36.77% 43.20% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 388 383
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £311 £260
90th Percentile £592 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -11.11% +29.31%
10th Percentile £37.50 £14.75 £18.35
90th Percentile £42.50 £26.75 £42.88
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +20.97%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 6 months to 11 December 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 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +12 82 £450 - 3
Kidlington -1 16 £419 -6.94% 2
Witney -1 2 - -
Abingdon - 1 £525 -
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 101 (81.45%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 60 (48.39%) HTML
4 55 (44.35%) SQL
5 54 (43.55%) CSS
5 54 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (41.13%) Java
7 48 (38.71%) AngularJS
8 47 (37.90%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (33.06%) Scrum
10 38 (30.65%) MVC
11 36 (29.03%) Test Automation
12 34 (27.42%) Kanban
13 31 (25.00%) jQuery
13 31 (25.00%) TDD
14 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
15 29 (23.39%) .NET
16 27 (21.77%) C#
16 27 (21.77%) Git (software)
17 26 (20.97%) Ajax
17 26 (20.97%) SQL Server
17 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET
18 24 (19.35%) SOAP
18 24 (19.35%) Web Development
18 24 (19.35%) QA
19 23 (18.55%) JIRA
19 23 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
19 23 (18.55%) SOA
20 22 (17.74%) Oracle
20 22 (17.74%) Pair Programming

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 12 (9.68%) Confluence
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.03%) CMS
3 5 (4.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.42%) IIS
4 3 (2.42%) Mongoose
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Magento
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 101 (81.45%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.45%) Office 365
4 5 (4.03%) Serverless
5 3 (2.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.61%) Akamai
6 2 (1.61%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.61%) GitHub
6 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.81%) PaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.06%) DNS
2 9 (7.26%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (4.84%) DHCP
3 6 (4.84%) Firewall
3 6 (4.84%) Kerberos
3 6 (4.84%) LDAP
3 6 (4.84%) Network Security
4 5 (4.03%) BGP
4 5 (4.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.03%) VPN
5 3 (2.42%) HTTP
5 3 (2.42%) Internet
6 2 (1.61%) SMS
7 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.81%) LAN
7 1 (0.81%) MPLS
7 1 (0.81%) OSPF
7 1 (0.81%) VoIP
7 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.52%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.06%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.42%) Redis
9 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.61%) Big Data
10 2 (1.61%) MySQL
10 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.81%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 27 (21.77%) Git (software)
2 23 (18.55%) JIRA
3 19 (15.32%) Maven
4 17 (13.71%) JUnit
5 16 (12.90%) Jenkins
6 13 (10.48%) Grunt
6 13 (10.48%) gulp
6 13 (10.48%) SoapUI
7 12 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (8.87%) IntelliJ
9 10 (8.06%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (4.03%) Gradle
10 5 (4.03%) JDeveloper
10 5 (4.03%) JMeter
10 5 (4.03%) Subversion
11 4 (3.23%) Ant
12 3 (2.42%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.61%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (13.71%) Publishing
2 11 (8.87%) Finance
3 2 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 79 (63.71%) Developer
2 37 (29.84%) AWS Developer
3 25 (20.16%) .NET Developer
4 23 (18.55%) C# Developer
4 23 (18.55%) SQL Developer
5 22 (17.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 20 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (16.13%) SQL Server Developer
7 19 (15.32%) Java Developer
8 18 (14.52%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (12.10%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (9.68%) Agile Developer
11 10 (8.06%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (8.06%) Node.js Developer
12 9 (7.26%) Architect
13 8 (6.45%) JavaScript Engineer
14 7 (5.65%) Angular Developer
15 6 (4.84%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (48.39%) HTML
2 54 (43.55%) CSS
3 48 (38.71%) AngularJS
4 31 (25.00%) jQuery
5 29 (23.39%) .NET
6 26 (20.97%) Ajax
6 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET
7 24 (19.35%) SOAP
8 18 (14.52%) Node.js
9 17 (13.71%) HTML5
10 16 (12.90%) JSON
10 16 (12.90%) REST
11 15 (12.10%) CSS3
12 14 (11.29%) LESS
13 13 (10.48%) React
14 12 (9.68%) Sass
15 11 (8.87%) Dropwizard
15 11 (8.87%) Hystrix
15 11 (8.87%) Scalatra
16 10 (8.06%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.68%) Clustering
3 8 (6.45%) Replication
4 7 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.23%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (2.42%) CMDB
7 3 (2.42%) New Media
7 3 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Linux
2 11 (8.87%) Windows
3 9 (7.26%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.03%) Unix
6 2 (1.61%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.81%) Android
7 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (37.90%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (33.06%) Scrum
4 38 (30.65%) MVC
5 36 (29.03%) Test Automation
6 34 (27.42%) Kanban
7 31 (25.00%) TDD
8 24 (19.35%) Web Development
9 23 (18.55%) SOA
10 22 (17.74%) Pair Programming
11 17 (13.71%) Change Management
11 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering
12 16 (12.90%) BDD
12 16 (12.90%) SOLID
13 14 (11.29%) Unit Testing
14 13 (10.48%) API Development
14 13 (10.48%) API Testing
15 12 (9.68%) Front End Development
15 12 (9.68%) ITIL
15 12 (9.68%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 55 (44.35%) SQL
3 51 (41.13%) Java
4 27 (21.77%) C#
5 21 (16.94%) VB.NET
6 13 (10.48%) PHP
7 12 (9.68%) Groovy
8 11 (8.87%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.65%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.84%) Python
11 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.42%) ES6
12 3 (2.42%) Scala
12 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.61%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.61%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.61%) C
13 2 (1.61%) Ruby
13 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Degree
2 10 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.35%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) SLA
3 2 (1.61%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) Docker
2 8 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 8 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) Terraform
2 13 (10.48%) SCOM
3 8 (6.45%) SCCM
4 7 (5.65%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (4.03%) Nagios
6 2 (1.61%) Puppet
7 1 (0.81%) Ansible
7 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.81%) Packer
7 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.74%) Oracle
3 13 (10.48%) New Relic
3 13 (10.48%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (8.06%) Talend
5 8 (6.45%) VMware
6 7 (5.65%) McAfee
7 6 (4.84%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.61%) IBM
8 2 (1.61%) Infor
8 2 (1.61%) Juniper
8 2 (1.61%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.61%) SAP
8 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.61%) Splunk
9 1 (0.81%) Capita
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco
9 1 (0.81%) Google