The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 17 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 33 57 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.32% 14.21% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.70% 42.86% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +26.72%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
115 133 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.49% 33.17% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 98 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 38 (88.37%) XML
2 31 (72.09%) SOAP
3 22 (51.16%) HTML
4 20 (46.51%) Java
4 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
4 20 (46.51%) SQL
5 19 (44.19%) Struts
5 19 (44.19%) JDBC
5 19 (44.19%) JSP
5 19 (44.19%) Spring
6 16 (37.21%) MySQL
6 16 (37.21%) Oracle
6 16 (37.21%) C#
6 16 (37.21%) HTTP
7 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
7 15 (34.88%) OO
7 15 (34.88%) Web Development
7 15 (34.88%) JPA
7 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
7 15 (34.88%) Relational Database
8 14 (32.56%) .NET
9 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
10 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
12 7 (16.28%) CSS
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.95%) ETL
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (13.95%) Business Objects

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Intranet
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) MySQL
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) Relational Database
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) TestNG
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) JMeter
5 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Server Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) COBOL Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Security Tester
7 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (88.37%) XML
2 31 (72.09%) SOAP
3 22 (51.16%) HTML
4 19 (44.19%) Struts
4 19 (44.19%) JDBC
4 19 (44.19%) JSP
4 19 (44.19%) Spring
5 15 (34.88%) JPA
5 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
6 14 (32.56%) .NET
7 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
8 7 (16.28%) CSS
9 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (13.95%) RESTful
10 5 (11.63%) Ajax
10 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
11 4 (9.30%) SAML
11 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
11 4 (9.30%) Spring Security
11 4 (9.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) OO
1 15 (34.88%) Web Development
2 6 (13.95%) ETL
3 5 (11.63%) TDD
3 5 (11.63%) BDD
4 4 (9.30%) Information Security
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) UML
4 4 (9.30%) RAD
4 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.30%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) Scrum
5 3 (6.98%) MVC
5 3 (6.98%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.65%) Content Management
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Java
1 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) C#
3 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) SPARQL
4 1 (2.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) HL7
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Shibboleth
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Business Objects
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Alterian
6 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat