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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 14 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 36 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.45% 1.58% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.64% 16.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 3
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£400 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £275 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
107 25 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.08% 9.88% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 21 34
Average daily rate £300 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 65 (74.71%) Java
2 45 (51.72%) BDD
3 40 (45.98%) TDD
4 37 (42.53%) OO
5 34 (39.08%) SOAP
6 33 (37.93%) Maven
7 31 (35.63%) Scrum
8 30 (34.48%) Ant
8 30 (34.48%) Scala
9 28 (32.18%) Akka
9 28 (32.18%) Play Framework
10 27 (31.03%) Apache Ivy
11 26 (29.89%) SQL
11 26 (29.89%) Web Development
12 25 (28.74%) Spring
12 25 (28.74%) Batik
12 25 (28.74%) Finance
12 25 (28.74%) Process Management
12 25 (28.74%) SVG
12 25 (28.74%) CouchDB
12 25 (28.74%) Amazon AWS
12 25 (28.74%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (26.44%) Hibernate
14 21 (24.14%) XML
15 20 (22.99%) Banking
15 20 (22.99%) MVC
15 20 (22.99%) Selenium
16 19 (21.84%) J2EE
17 18 (20.69%) Test Automation
18 16 (18.39%) JUnit

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (11.49%) Apache
2 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.05%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.15%) FileNet
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.74%) Cloud Computing
1 25 (28.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) 3G
1 7 (8.05%) 2G
1 7 (8.05%) 4G
2 5 (5.75%) HTTP
3 3 (3.45%) SSL
3 3 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) CouchDB
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (37.93%) Maven
2 30 (34.48%) Ant
3 27 (31.03%) Apache Ivy
4 20 (22.99%) Selenium
5 16 (18.39%) JUnit
6 12 (13.79%) JIRA
7 11 (12.64%) eggPlant
8 10 (11.49%) SoapUI
8 10 (11.49%) WebDriver
9 9 (10.34%) Cucumber
9 9 (10.34%) JBehave
10 7 (8.05%) Jenkins
10 7 (8.05%) Toad
10 7 (8.05%) LoadRunner
11 6 (6.90%) Subversion
12 5 (5.75%) Mercurial
12 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
13 4 (4.60%) Calabash
14 3 (3.45%) Hudson
15 2 (2.30%) PowerBuilder
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 20 (22.99%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (50.57%) Developer
2 23 (26.44%) Architect
3 18 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 16 (18.39%) Scala Developer
5 15 (17.24%) Java Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Java Team Leader
6 8 (9.20%) Team Leader
6 8 (9.20%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (8.05%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) QA Leader
8 6 (6.90%) Lead Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Technical Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.08%) SOAP
2 28 (32.18%) Akka
2 28 (32.18%) Play Framework
3 25 (28.74%) SVG
3 25 (28.74%) Spring
3 25 (28.74%) Batik
4 23 (26.44%) Hibernate
5 21 (24.14%) XML
6 19 (21.84%) J2EE
7 15 (17.24%) Struts
7 15 (17.24%) JPA
7 15 (17.24%) REST
8 14 (16.09%) Spring Web Flow
9 13 (14.94%) Java EE
10 10 (11.49%) RESTful
11 9 (10.34%) CSS
11 9 (10.34%) HTML
11 9 (10.34%) JMS
12 7 (8.05%) WAP
12 7 (8.05%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.05%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Handset
4 6 (6.90%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (4.60%) Open Source
6 3 (3.45%) AS400
7 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) UNIX
2 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Solaris
3 1 (1.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) BDD
2 40 (45.98%) TDD
3 37 (42.53%) OO
4 31 (35.63%) Scrum
5 26 (29.89%) Web Development
6 25 (28.74%) Process Management
7 20 (22.99%) MVC
8 18 (20.69%) Test Automation
9 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (16.09%) SOA
11 12 (13.79%) UML
12 11 (12.64%) Mobile Commerce
13 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
14 7 (8.05%) Manual Testing
14 7 (8.05%) Regression Testing
15 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (6.90%) Automation Testing
16 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
16 4 (4.60%) OOD
17 3 (3.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (74.71%) Java
2 30 (34.48%) Scala
3 26 (29.89%) SQL
4 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.90%) Groovy
6 4 (4.60%) C#
7 3 (3.45%) XQuery
7 3 (3.45%) XPath
8 2 (2.30%) C++
8 2 (2.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Oracle
2 10 (11.49%) HP
3 7 (8.05%) Apple
3 7 (8.05%) Sun
4 3 (3.45%) Zend
4 3 (3.45%) IBM
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