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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS)
UK
Rank 566 611 609
Rank change year-on-year +45 -2  
Contract jobs citing JAX-WS 17 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.054% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 14
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £465 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14119 14879 14337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9794 10317 9294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 227 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

JAX-WS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing JAX-WS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JAX-WS.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JAX-WS in the UK

JAX-WS
Top 11 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 3 months to 27 March 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
England +39 17 £450 +12.50% 2
London +35 7 £556 +85.41%
Essex -1 5 £338 -25.00%
East of England -1 5 £338 -25.00%
Cheshire +30 3 £450 +9.09%
North West +25 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Chester +11 3 £450 +9.09%
Brentwood - 2 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

JAX-WS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (90.48%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) SOAP
2 17 (80.95%) Web Services
3 14 (66.67%) Spring
4 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
4 11 (52.38%) IBM
4 11 (52.38%) REST
5 10 (47.62%) XML
6 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) JAX-RS
6 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
7 8 (38.10%) JPA
7 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
7 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) JMS
8 7 (33.33%) MVC
8 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
9 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 6 (28.57%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) TDD
9 6 (28.57%) Ajax
9 6 (28.57%) JBoss
9 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
9 6 (28.57%) SOA
9 6 (28.57%) J2EE
9 6 (28.57%) JUnit
9 6 (28.57%) CSS
9 6 (28.57%) Oracle
9 6 (28.57%) Struts

JAX-WS
Top Related 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 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
2 6 (28.57%) JBoss
2 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 5 (23.81%) Apache
3 5 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
4 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Apache Solr
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (9.52%) Apache Pig
6 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
6 2 (9.52%) CMS
6 2 (9.52%) Mule
6 2 (9.52%) nginx
7 1 (4.76%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (4.76%) CoreMedia CMS
7 1 (4.76%) Liferay
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (4.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) DataStax
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
4 2 (9.52%) DB2
4 2 (9.52%) HBase
4 2 (9.52%) MariaDB
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Sqoop
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) JUnit
3 5 (23.81%) AccuRev
3 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Maven
3 5 (23.81%) Selenium
3 5 (23.81%) Subversion
4 4 (19.05%) Hudson
5 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
5 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 3 (14.29%) Gradle
5 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.52%) Ant
6 2 (9.52%) Checkstyle
6 2 (9.52%) FindBugs
6 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
6 2 (9.52%) Mockito
6 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Java Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) SOAP
1 17 (80.95%) Web Services
2 14 (66.67%) Spring
3 11 (52.38%) REST
4 10 (47.62%) XML
5 9 (42.86%) JAX-RS
6 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
6 8 (38.10%) JMS
6 8 (38.10%) JPA
7 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
8 6 (28.57%) Ajax
8 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 6 (28.57%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 6 (28.57%) J2EE
8 6 (28.57%) Struts
9 5 (23.81%) JAXB
9 5 (23.81%) JSON
9 5 (23.81%) RESTful
9 5 (23.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Microservices
5 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
5 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Data Augmentation
6 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 3 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) SIEM
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) ECMAScript
3 1 (4.76%) ES6
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISA
1 3 (14.29%) CISM
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) FedRAMP
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Flume
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kibana
1 3 (14.29%) logstash
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) IBM
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Adobe
4 3 (14.29%) Ab Initio
4 3 (14.29%) Cloudera
4 3 (14.29%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.76%) BEA
5 1 (4.76%) FatWire
5 1 (4.76%) Interwoven
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) OpenText
5 1 (4.76%) Percussion
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter
5 1 (4.76%) Vignette