Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 21 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 38 103 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.42% 8.28% 7.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.64% 21.02% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 94 74
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £368 £308 £375
90th Percentile £620 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +41.18% -5.56% -

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 243 490 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 34.66% 39.39% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 391 349
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £413
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.85% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.40 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.29% - +104.82%
10th Percentile £19.41 £28.25 £41.25
90th Percentile £56.80 £57.50 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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 -4 17 £450 - 6
Abingdon +4 10 £550 +30.95% 2
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 24 (63.16%) DevOps
2 19 (50.00%) Azure
3 18 (47.37%) AWS
4 15 (39.47%) Docker
5 13 (34.21%) Kubernetes
5 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
7 11 (28.95%) Java
7 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.95%) RESTful
8 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 10 (26.32%) Python
8 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 9 (23.68%) .NET
9 9 (23.68%) Google
9 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
9 9 (23.68%) GCP
10 8 (21.05%) Algorithms
10 8 (21.05%) Puppet
10 8 (21.05%) .NET Core
10 8 (21.05%) TeamCity
10 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 7 (18.42%) C++
11 7 (18.42%) Life Science
11 7 (18.42%) Degree
12 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
12 6 (15.79%) Selenium

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 4 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Jupyter
3 1 (2.63%) Mule
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (50.00%) Azure
2 18 (47.37%) AWS
3 9 (23.68%) GCP
4 3 (7.89%) GitHub
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.63%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.63%) Datadog
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) LAN
2 5 (13.16%) WAN
3 4 (10.53%) BGP
3 4 (10.53%) EIGRP
3 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 4 (10.53%) HSRP
3 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (10.53%) IPsec
3 4 (10.53%) MPLS
3 4 (10.53%) OSPF
3 4 (10.53%) VoIP
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 4 (10.53%) VRRP
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Redis
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) TeamCity
2 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (15.79%) Selenium
4 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
4 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
5 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.89%) Mocha
7 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.26%) Gradle
7 2 (5.26%) JIRA
8 1 (2.63%) Babel
8 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.63%) PyCharm
8 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.63%) Wing IDE
General
1 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Avionics
2 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (15.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Magento Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Scientific Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) RESTful
2 9 (23.68%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) .NET Core
4 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
4 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.16%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) REST
6 2 (5.26%) LAMP
6 2 (5.26%) XML
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.63%) Django
7 1 (2.63%) HTML5
7 1 (2.63%) Java EE
7 1 (2.63%) JSON
7 1 (2.63%) Node.js
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
7 1 (2.63%) Sphinx
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 7 (18.42%) Life Science
3 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) DevOps
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.16%) High Availability
7 5 (13.16%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Functional Programming
8 4 (10.53%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (7.89%) Complexity Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (7.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 10 (26.32%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) C++
4 5 (13.16%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) Go
5 4 (10.53%) C
5 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) ES6
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.89%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Kubernetes
2 8 (21.05%) Puppet
3 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.16%) Ansible
4 5 (13.16%) Nagios
5 4 (10.53%) SCOM
6 1 (2.63%) Grafana
6 1 (2.63%) Salt
6 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Google
3 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
3 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.89%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk