The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 22 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 9.77% 3.06% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.88% 33.33% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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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 Taunton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 57.89% 9.18% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 11 10
Average daily rate £328 £351 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% +9.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) CRM
3 16 (53.33%) ISEB
3 16 (53.33%) .NET
3 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (46.67%) Manufacturing
4 14 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 14 (46.67%) GIS
4 14 (46.67%) Change Control
5 13 (43.33%) ISO 9000
5 13 (43.33%) SOA
5 13 (43.33%) ITIL
5 13 (43.33%) PRINCE2
5 13 (43.33%) UML
5 13 (43.33%) SAP
5 13 (43.33%) CMS
5 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
5 13 (43.33%) Workflow
5 13 (43.33%) Retail
5 13 (43.33%) Content Management
6 12 (40.00%) Information Security
6 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (40.00%) C#
6 12 (40.00%) VB
7 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (23.33%) ETL
9 7 (23.33%) Data Integration
9 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 13 (43.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
1 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 14 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 13 (43.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Architect
1 14 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) DBA
3 5 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 4 (13.33%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) XHTML
3 3 (10.00%) Ajax
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) JSP
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) GIS
2 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (23.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (10.00%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) CRM
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) Change Control
4 13 (43.33%) Content Management
4 13 (43.33%) Workflow
4 13 (43.33%) ITIL
4 13 (43.33%) PRINCE2
4 13 (43.33%) UML
4 13 (43.33%) SOA
5 12 (40.00%) Information Security
6 7 (23.33%) ETL
7 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C#
1 12 (40.00%) VB
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) ISEB
2 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) ISO 9000
2 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.67%) QA
4 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Veeam
3 1 (3.33%) Zerto