The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 19 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 25 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.99% 10.20% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.94% 27.43% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 9
Average daily rate £425 £460 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £346 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £729 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +140.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
Web Services
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
109 113 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 34.82% 37.17% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 76 54
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £675 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 10
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Somerset region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Somerset region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Templecombe +1 11 £365 -20.65%
Taunton 0 7 £425 -33.33% 1
Street +8 3 - -
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 24 (58.54%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
4 14 (34.15%) .NET
5 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
5 13 (31.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (29.27%) Spring
6 12 (29.27%) HTML
6 12 (29.27%) SQL
6 12 (29.27%) OO
6 12 (29.27%) OOD
6 12 (29.27%) Scrum
6 12 (29.27%) Apache Camel
7 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
7 11 (26.83%) CSS
7 11 (26.83%) C++
8 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
8 10 (24.39%) UML
8 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
8 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
9 9 (21.95%) Luciad
9 9 (21.95%) Information Management
9 9 (21.95%) RESTful
9 9 (21.95%) Apache CXF
9 9 (21.95%) Aerospace
9 9 (21.95%) C#
10 8 (19.51%) Finance
10 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (19.51%) Software Architecture

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.07%) Node.js
2 6 (14.63%) CMS
3 5 (12.20%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) HipChat
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) GIS
1 3 (7.32%) QGIS
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) gulp
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) GitLab
4 1 (2.44%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) JBehave
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.44%) JMeter
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (21.95%) Aerospace
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Java Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Architect
7 4 (9.76%) EPiServer Developer
7 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.88%) SOA Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Agile Tester
10 1 (2.44%) Angular Developer
10 1 (2.44%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) Apache Camel
2 12 (29.27%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) Spring
3 11 (26.83%) CSS
4 9 (21.95%) Apache CXF
4 9 (21.95%) RESTful
5 7 (17.07%) Express
5 7 (17.07%) WCF
6 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.63%) Middleware
6 6 (14.63%) React
7 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
8 4 (9.76%) SOAP
9 3 (7.32%) CSS3
9 3 (7.32%) DOM
9 3 (7.32%) HTML5
9 3 (7.32%) J2EE
9 3 (7.32%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.07%) iPad
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (29.27%) OO
3 12 (29.27%) OOD
3 12 (29.27%) Scrum
4 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
5 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
5 10 (24.39%) UML
6 9 (21.95%) Information Management
7 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (19.51%) Software Architecture
8 7 (17.07%) ETL
8 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (14.63%) Web Development
10 5 (12.20%) Change Management
10 5 (12.20%) Isomorphic JavaScript
10 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Content Management
11 4 (9.76%) SOA
12 3 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) C++
4 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (21.95%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Luciad
2 5 (12.20%) EPiServer
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft