Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 33 38
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 36 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.69% 3.59% 6.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.50% 10.97% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 24
Somerset median daily rate £413 £359 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.98% -10.31% +17.65%
10th Percentile £228 £294 £327
90th Percentile £475 £525 £506
South West median daily rate £413 £368 £400
% change year-on-year +12.24% -8.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Somerset median hourly rate - £55.00 £57.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.51% +22.58%
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.53 £57.00
% change year-on-year +101.91% -58.73% +23.24%

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 160 155 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 34.19% 32.70% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 112 173
Somerset median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £245 £236 £275
90th Percentile £532 £499 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 22
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £42.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -6.71% +17.79%
10th Percentile £51.25 £34.60 £39.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.60 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +3.70%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +2 19 £431 +18.15% 9
Street +4 6 - - 3
Taunton - 1 - - 1
Web Services
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (44.44%) Node.js
4 15 (41.67%) DevOps
5 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (36.11%) Big Data
7 12 (33.33%) Puppet
7 12 (33.33%) RESTful
7 12 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (33.33%) Docker
8 11 (30.56%) Ansible
8 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (30.56%) PaaS
9 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 10 (27.78%) Python
9 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 8 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (22.22%) Apache Hive
11 8 (22.22%) Apache Pig
11 8 (22.22%) HBase
11 8 (22.22%) Multithreading
11 8 (22.22%) Groovy
11 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
11 8 (22.22%) Ruby
11 8 (22.22%) Data Privacy
11 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

Web Services
Co-occurring 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 8 (22.22%) Apache Pig
2 5 (13.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (13.89%) nginx
2 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (30.56%) PaaS
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (16.67%) IaaS
5 4 (11.11%) G Suite
6 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) DHCP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Big Data
2 8 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 8 (22.22%) HBase
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) Gradle
2 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.89%) Maven
4 3 (8.33%) Ant
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Buildr
4 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 3 (8.33%) jMock
4 3 (8.33%) JUnit
4 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Hadoop Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Server Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Site Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Node.js
2 12 (33.33%) RESTful
3 8 (22.22%) React
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 6 (16.67%) JSON
4 6 (16.67%) Spring
5 5 (13.89%) HTML
6 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 4 (11.11%) SOAP
7 3 (8.33%) Ajax
7 3 (8.33%) EJB
7 3 (8.33%) jQuery
7 3 (8.33%) JSF
7 3 (8.33%) JSP
7 3 (8.33%) REST
7 3 (8.33%) Struts
7 3 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.56%) D3.js
8 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.89%) iPad
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) RIA
3 3 (8.33%) Web 2.0
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.78%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) VMS
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) DevOps
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (22.22%) Data Privacy
5 8 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 8 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (16.67%) Identity Management
6 6 (16.67%) ITIL
6 6 (16.67%) Open Source
6 6 (16.67%) Operations Management
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 4 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) Python
4 8 (22.22%) Groovy
4 8 (22.22%) Ruby
5 6 (16.67%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.89%) C++
6 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.56%) Kotlin
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) Gremlin
9 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Docker
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (11.11%) Shibboleth
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (33.33%) Puppet
2 11 (30.56%) Ansible
3 8 (22.22%) Kubernetes
4 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (5.56%) Rancher
6 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.78%) Mesos
6 1 (2.78%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Google
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.11%) Snow
3 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 4 (11.11%) Sophos
4 3 (8.33%) ATG
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Capita