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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 20 18 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.80% 8.78% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.48% 20.81% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 11
Average daily rate £425 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £380 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £729 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £57.00 £47.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
92 149 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 36.80% 42.21% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 99 50
Average daily rate £325 £334 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 1
Average hourly rate £41.66 £37.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -22.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Bath -3 6 £356 -10.93% 4
Taunton +14 3 £450 - 1
Templecombe +2 3 - -
Street - 1 £425 -
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 19 (47.50%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (35.00%) Spring
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) C++
4 13 (32.50%) Apache Camel
5 12 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (27.50%) Information Management
6 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
6 11 (27.50%) Luciad
6 11 (27.50%) Apache CXF
6 11 (27.50%) UML
6 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
6 11 (27.50%) Aerospace
7 10 (25.00%) .NET
7 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (22.50%) C#
9 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (17.50%) WCF
11 6 (15.00%) Data Acquisition
11 6 (15.00%) ETL
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.50%) OOD
12 5 (12.50%) SOA
12 5 (12.50%) OO
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.50%) MVC
13 4 (10.00%) Finance
13 4 (10.00%) Scrum

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (7.50%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.50%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) QGIS
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) gulp
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) GitLab
4 1 (2.50%) Gradle
4 1 (2.50%) JBehave
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 11 (27.50%) Aerospace
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Java Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SOA Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
8 2 (5.00%) CRM Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Spring
2 13 (32.50%) Apache Camel
3 11 (27.50%) Apache CXF
4 10 (25.00%) .NET
5 7 (17.50%) WCF
6 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 4 (10.00%) HTML
6 4 (10.00%) Middleware
6 4 (10.00%) RESTful
7 3 (7.50%) CSS
7 3 (7.50%) CSS3
7 3 (7.50%) DOM
7 3 (7.50%) Express
7 3 (7.50%) HTML5
7 3 (7.50%) React
7 3 (7.50%) SOAP
7 3 (7.50%) XML
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (27.50%) Information Management
2 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (27.50%) UML
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.00%) Data Acquisition
5 6 (15.00%) ETL
6 5 (12.50%) MVC
6 5 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) OOD
6 5 (12.50%) SOA
7 4 (10.00%) BDD
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Service Design
7 4 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (7.50%) Isomorphic JavaScript
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) C++
4 9 (22.50%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Luciad
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) SAP