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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 22 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 20 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.29% 5.33% 11.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.41% 29.27% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 9
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£315 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £388 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £423 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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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
98 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.82% 18.22% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 28 26
Average daily rate £450 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £251 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 (74.51%) XML
2 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
3 22 (43.14%) SOAP
4 18 (35.29%) Java
5 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (29.41%) WCF
6 15 (29.41%) .NET
7 13 (25.49%) J2EE
7 13 (25.49%) C#
7 13 (25.49%) HTML
7 13 (25.49%) SQL
7 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 11 (21.57%) NHS
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
9 11 (21.57%) XSLT
9 11 (21.57%) CSS
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (19.61%) Oracle
11 9 (17.65%) TDD
11 9 (17.65%) Replication
12 8 (15.69%) MVC
12 8 (15.69%) Scrum
12 8 (15.69%) OO
12 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
12 8 (15.69%) DB2
13 7 (13.73%) Information Security

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) FileNet
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) CICS
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) Intranet
3 3 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (15.69%) DB2
5 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.88%) MySQL
6 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.84%) Hudson
2 4 (7.84%) Subversion
2 4 (7.84%) JIRA
3 3 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) Trac
4 2 (3.92%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (3.92%) QUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.96%) Xcode
5 1 (1.96%) DbUnit
General
1 4 (7.84%) Back Office
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Architect
5 8 (15.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Technical Architect
7 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
8 5 (9.80%) Web Manager
8 5 (9.80%) Web Project Manager
9 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Designer
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Programmer
11 1 (1.96%) Analyst Programmer
11 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.96%) Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (74.51%) XML
2 22 (43.14%) SOAP
3 15 (29.41%) WCF
3 15 (29.41%) .NET
4 13 (25.49%) J2EE
4 13 (25.49%) HTML
5 11 (21.57%) XSLT
5 11 (21.57%) CSS
6 7 (13.73%) REST
7 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.80%) Spring
8 5 (9.80%) RESTful
9 4 (7.84%) HTML5
9 4 (7.84%) jQuery
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.88%) JSF
10 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.92%) CSS3
11 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) NHS
2 9 (17.65%) Replication
3 7 (13.73%) Open Source
4 6 (11.76%) User Experience
4 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.96%) W3C
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.96%) IPTV
7 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.96%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) UNIX
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) TDD
3 8 (15.69%) MVC
3 8 (15.69%) Scrum
3 8 (15.69%) OO
4 7 (13.73%) Information Security
4 7 (13.73%) Content Management
5 6 (11.76%) UML
6 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.80%) SOA
6 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.80%) Web Design
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.88%) DSDM
8 3 (5.88%) RUP
8 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.88%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) C#
2 13 (25.49%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
4 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) Scala
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) COBOL
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Alterian
4 3 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.92%) Twitter
5 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Sybase
6 1 (1.96%) ILOG