Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 117 94 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.50% 7.56% 7.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.50% 18.99% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 81 70
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £280
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £54.00 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.52
% change year-on-year +4.65% +6.12% +8.05%

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 520 495 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 42.24% 39.82% 38.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 343 352
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -1.54%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £268
90th Percentile £600 £588 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £21.25 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.24% -10.53% +28.38%
10th Percentile £37.80 £15.38 £15.25
90th Percentile £42.20 £50.75 £45.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +18.38%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 +7 81 £438 -7.89% 26
Kidlington -6 15 £375 -14.29% 6
Abingdon - 1 £525 - 3
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 92 (78.63%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 60 (51.28%) SQL
4 59 (50.43%) HTML
5 53 (45.30%) CSS
6 50 (42.74%) AngularJS
7 44 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (35.04%) Java
9 40 (34.19%) MVC
10 39 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (30.77%) jQuery
12 34 (29.06%) .NET
13 33 (28.21%) C#
13 33 (28.21%) Ajax
14 32 (27.35%) ASP.NET
14 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
15 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
16 30 (25.64%) Test Automation
17 29 (24.79%) Scrum
18 28 (23.93%) VB.NET
19 25 (21.37%) Kanban
20 23 (19.66%) QA
20 23 (19.66%) SOAP
21 22 (18.80%) SOA
21 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Azure
22 19 (16.24%) MongoDB
22 19 (16.24%) Git (software)
22 19 (16.24%) TDD
23 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
24 17 (14.53%) 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 (10.26%) Confluence
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (3.42%) CMS
4 4 (3.42%) Mongoose
5 3 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Magento
1 7 (5.98%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.98%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (5.98%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (5.98%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 92 (78.63%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.84%) Office 365
4 5 (4.27%) Serverless
5 4 (3.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.56%) Akamai
6 3 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.56%) SaaS
7 2 (1.71%) Bluemix
7 2 (1.71%) GitHub
7 2 (1.71%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.71%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (1.71%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) DNS
2 8 (6.84%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (5.13%) DHCP
3 6 (5.13%) Firewall
3 6 (5.13%) Kerberos
4 5 (4.27%) BGP
4 5 (4.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.27%) Network Security
4 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.27%) VPN
5 4 (3.42%) HTTP
5 4 (3.42%) Internet
6 3 (2.56%) SMS
7 1 (0.85%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.85%) LAN
7 1 (0.85%) MPLS
7 1 (0.85%) OSPF
7 1 (0.85%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.24%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.84%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.42%) Redis
7 3 (2.56%) Big Data
7 3 (2.56%) MySQL
7 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.71%) SSDT
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.53%) JIRA
3 17 (14.53%) JUnit
4 15 (12.82%) Maven
5 13 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 10 (8.55%) Grunt
6 10 (8.55%) gulp
6 10 (8.55%) IntelliJ
7 8 (6.84%) Subversion
8 6 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (4.27%) JDeveloper
9 5 (4.27%) JMeter
10 4 (3.42%) Ant
10 4 (3.42%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.71%) GitLab
12 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (12.82%) Publishing
2 11 (9.40%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (61.54%) Developer
2 33 (28.21%) AWS Developer
3 31 (26.50%) .NET Developer
4 30 (25.64%) C# Developer
5 29 (24.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (24.79%) SQL Developer
6 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (23.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 27 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
8 16 (13.68%) Java Developer
9 12 (10.26%) Oracle Developer
10 11 (9.40%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (7.69%) Architect
12 8 (6.84%) AWS Engineer
13 7 (5.98%) Agile Developer
14 6 (5.13%) JavaScript Engineer
14 6 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
14 6 (5.13%) QA Tester
14 6 (5.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.43%) HTML
2 53 (45.30%) CSS
3 50 (42.74%) AngularJS
4 36 (30.77%) jQuery
5 34 (29.06%) .NET
6 33 (28.21%) Ajax
7 32 (27.35%) ASP.NET
8 23 (19.66%) SOAP
9 14 (11.97%) Node.js
9 14 (11.97%) REST
10 13 (11.11%) HTML5
11 10 (8.55%) CSS3
11 10 (8.55%) Dropwizard
11 10 (8.55%) Hystrix
11 10 (8.55%) JSON
11 10 (8.55%) React
11 10 (8.55%) Scalatra
11 10 (8.55%) Spring
12 9 (7.69%) Play Framework
13 8 (6.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.26%) Clustering
3 8 (6.84%) Replication
4 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.42%) New Media
7 3 (2.56%) CMDB
7 3 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Linux
1 11 (9.40%) Windows
2 9 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.27%) Unix
5 2 (1.71%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.19%) MVC
3 39 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (25.64%) Test Automation
5 29 (24.79%) Scrum
6 25 (21.37%) Kanban
7 22 (18.80%) SOA
8 19 (16.24%) TDD
9 17 (14.53%) Pair Programming
10 16 (13.68%) Change Management
10 16 (13.68%) Web Development
11 14 (11.97%) Software Engineering
12 13 (11.11%) API Testing
13 12 (10.26%) ITIL
14 11 (9.40%) BDD
14 11 (9.40%) DevOps
14 11 (9.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 11 (9.40%) Problem Management
14 11 (9.40%) Time Management
15 10 (8.55%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 60 (51.28%) SQL
3 41 (35.04%) Java
4 33 (28.21%) C#
5 28 (23.93%) VB.NET
6 11 (9.40%) Groovy
7 9 (7.69%) PHP
8 8 (6.84%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.98%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.98%) Python
10 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.42%) ES6
11 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.71%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.71%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.71%) C
13 2 (1.71%) Scala
13 2 (1.71%) VBScript
14 1 (0.85%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Degree
2 10 (8.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.71%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Docker
2 8 (6.84%) Hyper-V
2 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) SCOM
2 9 (7.69%) Terraform
3 8 (6.84%) SCCM
4 7 (5.98%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (4.27%) Nagios
6 2 (1.71%) Puppet
7 1 (0.85%) Ansible
7 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.85%) Packer
7 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.53%) Oracle
3 14 (11.97%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (11.11%) New Relic
5 10 (8.55%) Talend
6 8 (6.84%) VMware
7 7 (5.98%) McAfee
8 6 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.56%) Google
10 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.71%) IBM
10 2 (1.71%) Juniper
10 2 (1.71%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.71%) SAP
10 2 (1.71%) Splunk
11 1 (0.85%) Capita
11 1 (0.85%) Cisco
11 1 (0.85%) Informatica