The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 11 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 42 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.70% 1.81% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.84% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 1 3
Average daily rate £475 £238 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £238 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £238 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
114 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.75% 10.84% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 8 18
Average daily rate £425 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.94% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
South Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 42 (73.68%) Java
2 32 (56.14%) BDD
3 25 (43.86%) TDD
4 23 (40.35%) Scrum
4 23 (40.35%) SOAP
5 21 (36.84%) Web Development
6 20 (35.09%) Scala
6 20 (35.09%) OO
6 20 (35.09%) Akka
6 20 (35.09%) Play Framework
7 18 (31.58%) SQL
7 18 (31.58%) Maven
8 17 (29.82%) CouchDB
8 17 (29.82%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (29.82%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (29.82%) Batik
8 17 (29.82%) Ant
8 17 (29.82%) Process Management
8 17 (29.82%) SVG
9 15 (26.32%) Finance
9 15 (26.32%) Spring
9 15 (26.32%) Apache Ivy
10 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
10 14 (24.56%) MVC
11 13 (22.81%) SOA
11 13 (22.81%) Selenium
11 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (22.81%) Hibernate
12 11 (19.30%) Banking
12 11 (19.30%) Struts

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (29.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) 3G
1 4 (7.02%) 2G
1 4 (7.02%) 4G
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) CouchDB
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Maven
2 17 (29.82%) Ant
3 15 (26.32%) Apache Ivy
4 13 (22.81%) Selenium
5 9 (15.79%) WebDriver
6 8 (14.04%) JUnit
7 7 (12.28%) Cucumber
7 7 (12.28%) JBehave
7 7 (12.28%) SoapUI
8 6 (10.53%) JIRA
8 6 (10.53%) eggPlant
9 4 (7.02%) LoadRunner
9 4 (7.02%) Toad
9 4 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
10 3 (5.26%) Calabash
11 2 (3.51%) CruiseControl
12 1 (1.75%) Subversion
12 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Architect
3 14 (24.56%) Scala Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Java Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Lead Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
5 6 (10.53%) Java Team Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Tester
6 4 (7.02%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.02%) QA Leader
6 4 (7.02%) CRM Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) SOAP
2 20 (35.09%) Akka
2 20 (35.09%) Play Framework
3 17 (29.82%) Batik
3 17 (29.82%) SVG
4 15 (26.32%) Spring
5 13 (22.81%) Hibernate
6 11 (19.30%) Struts
6 11 (19.30%) J2EE
7 10 (17.54%) REST
8 8 (14.04%) Java EE
8 8 (14.04%) JPA
8 8 (14.04%) Spring Web Flow
8 8 (14.04%) XML
9 7 (12.28%) .NET
10 6 (10.53%) JMS
10 6 (10.53%) RESTful
11 5 (8.77%) HTML
12 4 (7.02%) DOM
12 4 (7.02%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.02%) Handset
4 4 (7.02%) Data Conversion
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (7.02%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) BDD
2 25 (43.86%) TDD
3 23 (40.35%) Scrum
4 21 (36.84%) Web Development
5 20 (35.09%) OO
6 17 (29.82%) Process Management
7 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
7 14 (24.56%) MVC
8 13 (22.81%) SOA
8 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Mobile Commerce
11 7 (12.28%) UML
12 5 (8.77%) Release Management
12 5 (8.77%) CRM
13 4 (7.02%) Regression Testing
13 4 (7.02%) Migration
13 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (7.02%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (73.68%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) Scala
3 18 (31.58%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.77%) C#
6 4 (7.02%) Groovy
7 1 (1.75%) XPath
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) MCAD
2 4 (7.02%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
1 5 (8.77%) HP
2 4 (7.02%) Apple
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Sun
3 3 (5.26%) Zend
4 1 (1.75%) Alterian
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
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