The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
South West / Somerset
Rank 21 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.55% 9.47% 9.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.33% 26.88% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 24
Median daily rate £289 £438 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.94% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £345 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +7.43% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Median hourly rate - £57.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 75 93 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 35.38% 35.23% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £57.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +21.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Somerset

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Somerset over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Somerset

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Somerset

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath 0 4 £525 +27.27% 6
Taunton -5 3 £240 -46.66% 1
Yeovil - 2 £450 - 1
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) TDD
4 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) XML
6 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
6 9 (37.50%) SOAP
7 8 (33.33%) CSS
7 8 (33.33%) HTML
7 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (33.33%) Scrum
7 8 (33.33%) MVC
7 8 (33.33%) ATG
7 8 (33.33%) Subversion
7 8 (33.33%) Spring
7 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
7 8 (33.33%) Selenium
7 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
8 7 (29.17%) Maven
8 7 (29.17%) Ruby
8 7 (29.17%) Ajax
8 7 (29.17%) Pair Programming
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle
8 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
8 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
9 6 (25.00%) .NET
9 6 (25.00%) C#
9 6 (25.00%) EJB
9 6 (25.00%) Ant

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (8.33%) Moodle
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) ATG Dynamo
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
1 8 (33.33%) Subversion
2 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
2 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 7 (29.17%) Maven
3 6 (25.00%) Ant
3 6 (25.00%) Apache Buildr
3 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (25.00%) jMock
3 6 (25.00%) JUnit
3 6 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (25.00%) WATIR
4 5 (20.83%) Gradle
4 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
4 5 (20.83%) IntelliJ
4 5 (20.83%) Sahi
4 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Strategy Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Web Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) XML
2 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 9 (37.50%) SOAP
3 8 (33.33%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 8 (33.33%) Spring
4 7 (29.17%) Ajax
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) EJB
5 6 (25.00%) JSF
5 6 (25.00%) JSON
5 6 (25.00%) JSP
5 6 (25.00%) RESTful
5 6 (25.00%) Struts
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
7 3 (12.50%) REST
8 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) RIA
1 5 (20.83%) Web 2.0
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
4 7 (29.17%) Pair Programming
5 6 (25.00%) BDD
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (25.00%) XML Parsing
6 5 (20.83%) Coaching
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (20.83%) Test Planning
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) ATDD
8 2 (8.33%) CRM
8 2 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) Ruby
5 6 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) ATG
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) BEA
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) Luciad