Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JAX-WS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JAX-WS over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 854 864
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing JAX-WS 40 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.038% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.12% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 17
UK median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £360 £308
90th Percentile £488 £525 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -17.37% +15.15% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.68% -13.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +37.68% -13.75% -

JAX-WS 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32915 32203 32498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 30.39% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23251 22320 22282
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 368 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.09 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% -2.67% +10.29%

JAX-WS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JAX-WS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JAX-WS in the UK

JAX-WS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JAX-WS.

Contractor daily rate trend for JAX-WS in the UK

JAX-WS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JAX-WS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JAX-WS in the UK

JAX-WS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JAX-WS.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JAX-WS in the UK

JAX-WS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JAX-WS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JAX-WS in the UK

JAX-WS
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JAX-WS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 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
England +22 39 £400 -15.79% 3
UK excluding London +33 31 £393 -17.37% 1
East of England -15 13 £320 -24.71%
South East - 9 £400 -
London -6 8 £450 -7.69% 2
North of England +50 5 £393 -17.37%
Yorkshire - 5 £393 -
South West +5 3 £425 +21.43%
Scotland -8 1 £470 +10.59%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JAX-WS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JAX-WS.

1 34 (85.00%) Java
2 33 (82.50%) Web Services
3 30 (75.00%) SOAP
4 29 (72.50%) REST
5 25 (62.50%) JAX-RS
6 24 (60.00%) XML
7 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
7 23 (57.50%) HTML
7 23 (57.50%) CSS
8 21 (52.50%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (52.50%) Jenkins
9 20 (50.00%) TDD
10 19 (47.50%) Maven
10 19 (47.50%) OO
11 18 (45.00%) SQL
11 18 (45.00%) Spring
11 18 (45.00%) WebSphere
11 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (45.00%) AngularJS
12 17 (42.50%) Hibernate
13 16 (40.00%) Struts
13 16 (40.00%) JAXB
14 15 (37.50%) Java EE
15 14 (35.00%) J2EE
15 14 (35.00%) Ant
16 13 (32.50%) JUnit
16 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
16 13 (32.50%) JSP
16 13 (32.50%) Finance
16 13 (32.50%) JPA

JAX-WS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 18 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (15.00%) JBoss
4 3 (7.50%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.50%) Liferay
6 1 (2.50%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) G Suite
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (22.50%) RDBMS
4 7 (17.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.50%) DataStax
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) HBase
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Jenkins
2 19 (47.50%) Maven
3 14 (35.00%) Ant
4 13 (32.50%) JUnit
5 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (27.50%) JIRA
7 10 (25.00%) SoapUI
8 9 (22.50%) Gradle
9 8 (20.00%) Selenium
10 7 (17.50%) Mocha
11 6 (15.00%) JMeter
12 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
13 3 (7.50%) LoadUI
14 1 (2.50%) AccuRev
14 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
14 1 (2.50%) Hudson
14 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Automotive
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Developer
2 25 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (17.50%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) GUI Developer
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Angular Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Agile Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) Web Services
2 30 (75.00%) SOAP
3 29 (72.50%) REST
4 25 (62.50%) JAX-RS
5 24 (60.00%) XML
6 23 (57.50%) CSS
6 23 (57.50%) HTML
7 18 (45.00%) AngularJS
7 18 (45.00%) Spring
8 17 (42.50%) Hibernate
9 16 (40.00%) JAXB
9 16 (40.00%) Struts
10 15 (37.50%) Java EE
11 14 (35.00%) J2EE
12 13 (32.50%) Ajax
12 13 (32.50%) JPA
12 13 (32.50%) JSP
13 10 (25.00%) HTML5
13 10 (25.00%) Middleware
14 9 (22.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) User Experience
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (50.00%) TDD
3 19 (47.50%) OO
4 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (32.50%) Mentoring
6 12 (30.00%) Scrum
7 9 (22.50%) Code Coverage
7 9 (22.50%) Load Testing
7 9 (22.50%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (22.50%) Software Architecture
7 9 (22.50%) UML
8 8 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 8 (20.00%) MVC
9 7 (17.50%) Prototyping
9 7 (17.50%) System Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Coaching
11 5 (12.50%) Multithreading
11 5 (12.50%) Workflow
12 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) Java
2 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 18 (45.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) Groovy
5 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CISA
2 1 (2.50%) CISM
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) FedRAMP
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.50%) HDFS
2 1 (2.50%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.50%) OpenDJ
2 1 (2.50%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kibana
1 1 (2.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) CA
2 9 (22.50%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.50%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com