The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 9.76% 6.90% 5.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.81% 16.33% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bath
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31 49 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 37.80% 42.24% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 20
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Bath

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Bath

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Bath

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bath region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) JDBC
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
2 7 (58.33%) JPA
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Java EE
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) Maven
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Docker
7 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Moodle
7 2 (16.67%) Microservices
7 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) CRM

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Moodle
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Strategy Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Web Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) JDBC
2 7 (58.33%) JPA
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
3 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (41.67%) Java EE
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) C#
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft