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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 20 8 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 64 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.74% 16.24% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.79% 46.04% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 47 1
Average daily rate
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£335 £450 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +89.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.92%
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
96 139 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.04% 35.28% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 98 10
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 21 (80.77%) XML
2 16 (61.54%) SOAP
2 16 (61.54%) C#
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) .NET
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
4 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
7 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (26.92%) RESTful
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (23.08%) ETL
9 6 (23.08%) Business Objects
10 5 (19.23%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) NHS
10 5 (19.23%) Internet
10 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
11 4 (15.38%) Content Management
11 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (15.38%) TDD
11 4 (15.38%) Alterian
11 4 (15.38%) User Experience

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.85%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) JMeter
4 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) TestNG
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Support Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Database Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) COBOL Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Intranet Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) XML
2 16 (61.54%) SOAP
3 15 (57.69%) .NET
4 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
5 7 (26.92%) RESTful
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 4 (15.38%) CSS
9 3 (11.54%) WCF
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (11.54%) REST
10 1 (3.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) NHS
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) IPTV
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) New Media
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ETL
2 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 4 (15.38%) Scrum
2 4 (15.38%) Web Design
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) TDD
2 4 (15.38%) Content Management
2 4 (15.38%) MVC
2 4 (15.38%) BDD
3 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) COBOL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) HL7
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Business Objects
3 4 (15.38%) Alterian
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase