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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 30 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.85% 7.57% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.43% 32.39% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 2
Average daily rate
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£420 £424 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +73.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £388 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £500 £249
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
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
70 71 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.91% 23.36% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 10
Average daily rate £413 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
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 £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
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 3 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 31 (72.09%) XML
2 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
3 21 (48.84%) SOAP
4 17 (39.53%) .NET
5 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
5 15 (34.88%) WCF
6 14 (32.56%) SQL
7 13 (30.23%) C#
7 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
8 11 (25.58%) HTML
8 11 (25.58%) NHS
8 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (20.93%) Replication
9 9 (20.93%) Java
9 9 (20.93%) CSS
10 8 (18.60%) Oracle
10 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
10 8 (18.60%) TDD
11 7 (16.28%) Scrum
11 7 (16.28%) Information Security
11 7 (16.28%) Content Management
11 7 (16.28%) REST
12 6 (13.95%) Open Source
12 6 (13.95%) User Experience
12 6 (13.95%) Relational Database

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) FileNet
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) CICS
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 2 (4.65%) DB2
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Maven
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Hudson
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) Xcode
3 1 (2.33%) DbUnit
General
1 4 (9.30%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Technical Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Web Project Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Web Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Support Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Designer
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Intranet Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) XML
2 21 (48.84%) SOAP
3 17 (39.53%) .NET
4 15 (34.88%) WCF
5 11 (25.58%) HTML
6 9 (20.93%) CSS
7 7 (16.28%) REST
8 6 (13.95%) J2EE
9 5 (11.63%) XSLT
10 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
10 4 (9.30%) Spring
11 3 (6.98%) JSF
11 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.65%) JSON
12 2 (4.65%) RESTful
12 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) NHS
2 9 (20.93%) Replication
3 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.95%) Open Source
3 6 (13.95%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.33%) New Media
5 1 (2.33%) IPTV
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) TDD
3 7 (16.28%) Scrum
3 7 (16.28%) Content Management
3 7 (16.28%) Information Security
4 6 (13.95%) MVC
4 6 (13.95%) UML
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.63%) Web Design
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
6 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) SOA
6 3 (6.98%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) C#
3 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) COBOL
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) Alterian
4 3 (6.98%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Sybase
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) EPiServer
5 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.65%) Twitter
6 1 (2.33%) ILOG
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