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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 18 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 31 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.73% 8.33% 7.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.50% 19.86% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £486 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
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
117 141 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.48% 41.96% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 112 74
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015. 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
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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 - 9 - -
Taunton +14 7 £400 -21.18% 4
Bath -11 6 £425 +41.66% 7
Bridgwater - 2 £350 -
Yeovil - 1 - - 1
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 29 (44.62%) UML
2 27 (41.54%) Management Information System
3 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 25 (38.46%) .NET
4 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 23 (35.38%) C#
5 23 (35.38%) Java
5 23 (35.38%) SC Cleared
6 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (29.23%) Spring
7 19 (29.23%) Software Engineering
8 18 (27.69%) SOA
9 17 (26.15%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (24.62%) Luciad
10 16 (24.62%) Information Management
10 16 (24.62%) C++
10 16 (24.62%) Apache Camel
11 15 (23.08%) SQL
12 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
13 13 (20.00%) VB
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 12 (18.46%) Retail
14 12 (18.46%) Apache CXF
15 11 (16.92%) Change Control
15 11 (16.92%) Content Management
15 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 11 (16.92%) Information Security
15 11 (16.92%) Aerospace
15 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
15 11 (16.92%) CMS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (16.92%) CMS
2 10 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (13.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.54%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) Big Data
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.54%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.54%) EasyMock
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.54%) Mockito
3 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.54%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 12 (18.46%) Retail
2 11 (16.92%) Aerospace
2 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Architect
3 21 (32.31%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
5 5 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Integration Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.08%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Technical Developer
9 1 (1.54%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) .NET
2 19 (29.23%) Spring
3 16 (24.62%) Apache Camel
4 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
5 12 (18.46%) Apache CXF
6 10 (15.38%) XML
7 9 (13.85%) WCF
8 8 (12.31%) SOAP
8 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.77%) HTML
10 5 (7.69%) CSS
10 5 (7.69%) Ajax
10 5 (7.69%) WinForms
11 4 (6.15%) XHTML
11 4 (6.15%) JSP
12 3 (4.62%) J2EE
12 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.62%) REST
13 2 (3.08%) WPF
13 2 (3.08%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (41.54%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.92%) GIS
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) CESG
6 1 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.54%) RMADS
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) UML
2 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (29.23%) Software Engineering
4 18 (27.69%) SOA
5 17 (26.15%) Requirements Analysis
6 16 (24.62%) Information Management
7 11 (16.92%) Information Security
7 11 (16.92%) Content Management
7 11 (16.92%) Change Control
8 10 (15.38%) ITIL
8 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 10 (15.38%) CRM
9 9 (13.85%) Workflow
10 8 (12.31%) ETL
11 7 (10.77%) Scrum
11 7 (10.77%) Asset Management
11 7 (10.77%) ArchiMate
12 5 (7.69%) Software Deployment
12 5 (7.69%) TDD
12 5 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) C#
1 23 (35.38%) Java
2 16 (24.62%) C++
3 15 (23.08%) SQL
4 13 (20.00%) VB
5 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.69%) VB6
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) ISEB
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (15.38%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) Luciad
3 10 (15.38%) SAP
4 3 (4.62%) ATG
5 2 (3.08%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.54%) Veeam
6 1 (1.54%) Zerto
6 1 (1.54%) ESRI
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