The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 13 8 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 7.69% 8.82% 14.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 42.86% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 17
Median daily rate £240 £450 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.66% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £430 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £470 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +6.75% +3.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 17 7 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 43.59% 20.59% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 60
Median daily rate £280 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Taunton

Web Services
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) WATIR
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Sahi
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Sahi
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) WATIR
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA