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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 9 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.71% 4.00% 8.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 11.54% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 3
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.13 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -2.57%
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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
51 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 53.13% 34.67% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 7
Average daily rate £400 £360 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) CRM
3 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) ISEB
5 9 (40.91%) C#
5 9 (40.91%) SAP
5 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
6 8 (36.36%) Retail
6 8 (36.36%) VB
6 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
6 8 (36.36%) ISO 9000
6 8 (36.36%) GIS
6 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 8 (36.36%) Workflow
6 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
6 8 (36.36%) Change Control
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (31.82%) UML
7 7 (31.82%) SOA
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) Content Management
7 7 (31.82%) Information Security
7 7 (31.82%) CMS
7 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (31.82%) Data Integration
7 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (31.82%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
1 8 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) DBA
3 5 (22.73%) SQL DBA
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) GIS
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 7 (31.82%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) CRM
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 8 (36.36%) Workflow
3 8 (36.36%) Change Control
4 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) UML
4 7 (31.82%) Information Security
4 7 (31.82%) Content Management
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) System Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Management
7 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) VB
4 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO 9000
2 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (4.55%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) SAP