Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 35 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 23 14 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.55% 3.06% 6.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.13% 11.67% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 31
Somerset median daily rate £363 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -13.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £325
90th Percentile £419 £388 £495
South West median daily rate £403 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +7.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Somerset median hourly rate - £55.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.53 £55.00
% change year-on-year +101.91% -57.23% -71.05%

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 152 120 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.10% 26.20% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 92 178
Somerset median daily rate £375 £359 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% -1.03% +11.54%
10th Percentile £276 £236 £275
90th Percentile £487 £463 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 41
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £122.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +186.55% +22.14%
10th Percentile £50.50 £68.00 £32.54
90th Percentile £53.75 £181.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 2017. 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 -3 15 £363 +1.05% 2
Street +4 5 - -
Taunton - 1 - -
Web Services
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 16 (69.57%) Java
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
1 16 (69.57%) RESTful
2 13 (56.52%) Docker
3 12 (52.17%) Ansible
3 12 (52.17%) Python
4 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
5 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
5 10 (43.48%) Groovy
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) Kubernetes
5 10 (43.48%) React
6 9 (39.13%) DevOps
6 9 (39.13%) Spring
6 9 (39.13%) Maven
6 9 (39.13%) JSON
6 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (39.13%) Gradle
6 9 (39.13%) Node.js
7 7 (30.43%) D3.js
7 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
7 7 (30.43%) jQuery
7 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 7 (30.43%) Ruby
7 7 (30.43%) Scrum
7 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) Microservices
8 6 (26.09%) Spring Boot
8 6 (26.09%) Cloud Native

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 4 (17.39%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (17.39%) nginx
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) PaaS
3 3 (13.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.35%) G Suite
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) HBase
4 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (39.13%) Gradle
3 9 (39.13%) Maven
4 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.70%) Ant
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Buildr
5 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
5 2 (8.70%) jMock
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
6 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Java Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Site Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Architect
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) RESTful
2 10 (43.48%) React
3 9 (39.13%) JSON
3 9 (39.13%) Node.js
3 9 (39.13%) Spring
4 7 (30.43%) D3.js
4 7 (30.43%) jQuery
5 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
5 6 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (26.09%) Spring Boot
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) J2EE
7 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) SOAP
8 3 (13.04%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) EJB
9 2 (8.70%) JSF
9 2 (8.70%) JSP
9 2 (8.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Cloud Native
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (17.39%) iPad
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) RIA
3 2 (8.70%) Web 2.0
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
3 7 (30.43%) Microservices
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Build Automation
5 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 4 (17.39%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
7 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) Groovy
4 7 (30.43%) Ruby
5 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
5 5 (21.74%) Kotlin
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Docker
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Shibboleth
3 1 (4.35%) vCloud
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Ansible
2 10 (43.48%) Kubernetes
3 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 5 (21.74%) Rancher
4 1 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (4.35%) Mesos
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.35%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) ATG
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Capita
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Snow
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) Sophos