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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 18 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 24 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.52% 2.44% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.74% 17.50% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 2
Average daily rate
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£319 £275 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £273 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £346 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £29.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -18.62%
Web Services
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
97 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.36% 13.94% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 34 24
Average daily rate £300 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 61 (72.62%) Java
2 40 (47.62%) BDD
3 35 (41.67%) TDD
3 35 (41.67%) OO
4 33 (39.29%) SOAP
5 32 (38.10%) Maven
6 28 (33.33%) Ant
6 28 (33.33%) Scala
7 27 (32.14%) Scrum
8 26 (30.95%) SQL
9 25 (29.76%) Apache Ivy
10 24 (28.57%) Finance
10 24 (28.57%) Spring
11 23 (27.38%) Web Development
11 23 (27.38%) Hibernate
11 23 (27.38%) Play Framework
11 23 (27.38%) Akka
12 22 (26.19%) CouchDB
12 22 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (26.19%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (26.19%) Process Management
12 22 (26.19%) Batik
12 22 (26.19%) SVG
13 21 (25.00%) XML
14 20 (23.81%) MVC
15 18 (21.43%) Banking
16 17 (20.24%) Selenium
16 17 (20.24%) J2EE
17 15 (17.86%) JUnit
17 15 (17.86%) Struts

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (10.71%) Apache
2 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.19%) FileNet
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.19%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) HTTP
1 6 (7.14%) 3G
1 6 (7.14%) 2G
1 6 (7.14%) 4G
2 2 (2.38%) SSL
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) CouchDB
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (38.10%) Maven
2 28 (33.33%) Ant
3 25 (29.76%) Apache Ivy
4 17 (20.24%) Selenium
5 15 (17.86%) JUnit
6 12 (14.29%) JIRA
7 10 (11.90%) eggPlant
8 9 (10.71%) Cucumber
9 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
9 8 (9.52%) SoapUI
9 8 (9.52%) WebDriver
10 7 (8.33%) JBehave
10 7 (8.33%) Subversion
11 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
11 6 (7.14%) Toad
11 6 (7.14%) LoadRunner
12 4 (4.76%) Mercurial
12 4 (4.76%) Hudson
12 4 (4.76%) Calabash
13 2 (2.38%) Sinon.JS
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (51.19%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Architect
3 18 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Java Architect
5 11 (13.10%) Scala Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Java Team Leader
6 8 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 8 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Lead Architect
8 6 (7.14%) QA Leader
9 5 (5.95%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Perl Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.38%) J2EE Team Leader
11 2 (2.38%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) SOAP
2 24 (28.57%) Spring
3 23 (27.38%) Hibernate
3 23 (27.38%) Akka
3 23 (27.38%) Play Framework
4 22 (26.19%) Batik
4 22 (26.19%) SVG
5 21 (25.00%) XML
6 17 (20.24%) J2EE
7 15 (17.86%) Struts
7 15 (17.86%) JPA
8 14 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
9 13 (15.48%) Java EE
10 12 (14.29%) REST
11 11 (13.10%) RESTful
12 9 (10.71%) CSS
12 9 (10.71%) JMS
13 8 (9.52%) HTML
14 6 (7.14%) WAP
14 6 (7.14%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.71%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.14%) Handset
3 6 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (5.95%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Open Source
5 3 (3.57%) AS400
6 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.19%) W3C
7 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) UNIX
1 3 (3.57%) Android
1 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) BDD
2 35 (41.67%) OO
2 35 (41.67%) TDD
3 27 (32.14%) Scrum
4 23 (27.38%) Web Development
5 22 (26.19%) Process Management
6 20 (23.81%) MVC
7 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.48%) SOA
9 12 (14.29%) UML
10 11 (13.10%) Mobile Commerce
11 10 (11.90%) Unit Testing
12 8 (9.52%) Regression Testing
13 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (7.14%) Manual Testing
15 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
15 5 (5.95%) Automation Testing
16 4 (4.76%) OOD
17 3 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (72.62%) Java
2 28 (33.33%) Scala
3 26 (30.95%) SQL
4 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) Groovy
6 4 (4.76%) C#
7 3 (3.57%) Perl
8 2 (2.38%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) Python
8 2 (2.38%) XQuery
8 2 (2.38%) Ruby
8 2 (2.38%) XPath
8 2 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) HP
3 6 (7.14%) Apple
3 6 (7.14%) Sun
4 3 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Zend
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