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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 19 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.24% 7.27% 6.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.92% 36.36% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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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
37 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 43.53% 20.00% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 10
Average daily rate £315 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) CESG
3 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
3 2 (22.22%) RMADS
3 2 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
1 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) CESG
2 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (22.22%) RMADS
3 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) QA
1 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft