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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 14 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 34 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.72% 7.53% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.19% 26.19% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 8
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£316 £296 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £259 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £391 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -9.37%
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
109 84 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.95% 28.77% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 59 31
Average daily rate £350 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 October 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 October 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 48 (62.34%) Java
2 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (49.35%) XML
4 27 (35.06%) SOAP
5 25 (32.47%) TDD
6 24 (31.17%) OO
7 22 (28.57%) BDD
8 21 (27.27%) J2EE
9 20 (25.97%) Oracle
9 20 (25.97%) SQL
9 20 (25.97%) Maven
10 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
11 17 (22.08%) Hibernate
12 16 (20.78%) Scrum
12 16 (20.78%) Spring
13 15 (19.48%) Ant
13 15 (19.48%) Scala
14 13 (16.88%) REST
14 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.88%) MVC
15 12 (15.58%) Finance
15 12 (15.58%) .NET
15 12 (15.58%) UML
15 12 (15.58%) Apache Ivy
16 11 (14.29%) Selenium
16 11 (14.29%) XSLT
17 10 (12.99%) CSS
17 10 (12.99%) HTML
17 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
17 10 (12.99%) Web Development

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.79%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.79%) Apache
4 3 (3.90%) FileNet
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.60%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) 3G
2 3 (3.90%) 2G
2 3 (3.90%) 4G
3 2 (2.60%) SSL
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) CouchDB
3 8 (10.39%) DB2
4 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.60%) MySQL
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Maven
2 15 (19.48%) Ant
3 12 (15.58%) Apache Ivy
4 11 (14.29%) Selenium
5 10 (12.99%) JIRA
6 9 (11.69%) Subversion
6 9 (11.69%) JUnit
6 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
7 6 (7.79%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.79%) Hudson
7 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.49%) SoapUI
8 5 (6.49%) eggPlant
8 5 (6.49%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.19%) Mercurial
9 4 (5.19%) JBehave
10 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.90%) Toad
10 3 (3.90%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.60%) PowerBuilder
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (57.14%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.78%) Architect
4 9 (11.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Technical Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Java Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Scala Developer
9 3 (3.90%) QA Leader
9 3 (3.90%) Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.90%) Perl Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Java Team Leader
10 2 (2.60%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.60%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (49.35%) XML
2 27 (35.06%) SOAP
3 21 (27.27%) J2EE
4 17 (22.08%) Hibernate
5 16 (20.78%) Spring
6 13 (16.88%) REST
7 12 (15.58%) .NET
8 11 (14.29%) XSLT
9 10 (12.99%) HTML
9 10 (12.99%) CSS
9 10 (12.99%) RESTful
9 10 (12.99%) Akka
9 10 (12.99%) Play Framework
10 9 (11.69%) SVG
10 9 (11.69%) Batik
11 8 (10.39%) WCF
12 7 (9.09%) JPA
13 6 (7.79%) Spring Web Flow
13 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
14 5 (6.49%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Open Source
2 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) NHS
4 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) AS400
4 3 (3.90%) Handset
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) W3C
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) UNIX
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Android
2 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) TDD
3 24 (31.17%) OO
4 22 (28.57%) BDD
5 16 (20.78%) Scrum
6 13 (16.88%) MVC
7 12 (15.58%) UML
8 10 (12.99%) Web Development
9 9 (11.69%) Process Management
10 8 (10.39%) SOA
10 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
13 4 (5.19%) OOD
13 4 (5.19%) Mobile Commerce
13 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.19%) Test Planning
14 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
14 3 (3.90%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (62.34%) Java
2 20 (25.97%) SQL
3 15 (19.48%) Scala
4 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.09%) C#
6 4 (5.19%) Groovy
7 3 (3.90%) Perl
8 2 (2.60%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.60%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) XQuery
8 2 (2.60%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) XPath
9 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
1 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.90%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Oracle
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.39%) HP
4 5 (6.49%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) Sun
5 3 (3.90%) Apple
6 2 (2.60%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.60%) Twitter