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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 25 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.05% 9.52% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.63% 32.99% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +89.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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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
64 97 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.91% 28.87% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 64 6
Average daily rate £350 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 25 (73.53%) XML
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (47.06%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) SOAP
4 15 (44.12%) WCF
5 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
6 13 (38.24%) .NET
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (35.29%) HTML
8 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
9 10 (29.41%) CSS
10 9 (26.47%) Replication
10 9 (26.47%) Content Management
10 9 (26.47%) NHS
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 8 (23.53%) Internet
11 8 (23.53%) User Experience
12 7 (20.59%) Intranet
12 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
12 7 (20.59%) Alterian
12 7 (20.59%) Web Design
12 7 (20.59%) Information Security
13 6 (17.65%) TDD
13 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (14.71%) Umbraco

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.94%) CICS
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 7 (20.59%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.94%) Xcode
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) TestNG
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Web Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Web Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Support Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) XML
2 15 (44.12%) WCF
2 15 (44.12%) SOAP
3 13 (38.24%) .NET
4 12 (35.29%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) CSS
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.88%) J2EE
7 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.88%) Lucene
7 2 (5.88%) Spring
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (2.94%) REST
8 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.94%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) NHS
1 9 (26.47%) Replication
2 8 (23.53%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Open Source
4 2 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.94%) New Media
5 1 (2.94%) IPTV
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Content Management
2 7 (20.59%) Web Design
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security
2 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
3 6 (17.65%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) MVC
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.88%) BDD
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) COBOL
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Alterian
3 2 (5.88%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.88%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) ILOG