The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Somerset region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 18 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 34 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.32% 8.08% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.89% 20.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £313 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +35.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 80 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 49.32% 40.40% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 51 30
Average daily rate £315 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.84% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Web Services
South West

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +7 18 £300 +13.20% 4
Taunton -23 6 £375 +15.38% 1
Wells - 1 £310 -
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Frome - - - - 1
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) Service Delivery
2 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.26%) SolarWinds
4 13 (28.26%) CMDB
4 13 (28.26%) Asset Management
4 13 (28.26%) Operations Management
4 13 (28.26%) Portfolio Management
4 13 (28.26%) Capacity Management
5 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (23.91%) SAP
6 10 (21.74%) Java
7 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
7 9 (19.57%) SOA
7 9 (19.57%) GIS
8 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
8 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (17.39%) JMS
8 8 (17.39%) UML
8 8 (17.39%) RUP
8 8 (17.39%) SOAP
8 8 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (17.39%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 8 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
9 7 (15.22%) Project Management
10 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.70%) CouchDB
1 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.17%) MSTest
1 1 (2.17%) Moq
1 1 (2.17%) eggPlant
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Architect
3 9 (19.57%) Business Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Integration Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Junior
7 4 (8.70%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Junior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Scala Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
9 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
10 1 (2.17%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Software Programmer
10 1 (2.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) SOAP
1 8 (17.39%) JMS
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
4 4 (8.70%) J2EE
4 4 (8.70%) SVG
4 4 (8.70%) RESTful
4 4 (8.70%) HTML5
4 4 (8.70%) Batik
4 4 (8.70%) CSS3
4 4 (8.70%) Akka
4 4 (8.70%) Play Framework
5 3 (6.52%) JSP
6 2 (4.35%) XML
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.35%) WCF
7 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) CMDB
2 9 (19.57%) GIS
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) CESG
3 3 (6.52%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (6.52%) RMADS
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.35%) DTV
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) RIA
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Android
1 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Service Delivery
2 13 (28.26%) Asset Management
2 13 (28.26%) Operations Management
2 13 (28.26%) Portfolio Management
2 13 (28.26%) Capacity Management
3 9 (19.57%) SOA
3 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
4 8 (17.39%) UML
4 8 (17.39%) RUP
4 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 7 (15.22%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) Information Assurance
7 4 (8.70%) BDD
7 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security
7 4 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.04%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) PHP
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
3 4 (8.70%) PHP5
3 4 (8.70%) Scala
3 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.52%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) SolarWinds
3 11 (23.91%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) ESRI
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £310 per day + +
Posted: 6 days ago
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 6 days ago