The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 25 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 South Wales 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 17 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 58 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.09% 1.70% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.32% 14.29% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 6 9
Average daily rate
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£410 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.60% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £338 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -15.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 49 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.49% 11.92% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 37 61
Average daily rate £375 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the South Wales region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the South Wales region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +16 39 £400 +45.45% 6
Newport +5 24 £450 +33.33% 1
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 82 (72.57%) Java
2 60 (53.10%) BDD
3 58 (51.33%) TDD
4 44 (38.94%) SOAP
5 43 (38.05%) XML
6 38 (33.63%) OO
7 37 (32.74%) SQL
7 37 (32.74%) Spring
8 34 (30.09%) Scrum
9 33 (29.20%) Maven
10 31 (27.43%) Finance
10 31 (27.43%) Selenium
10 31 (27.43%) REST
11 30 (26.55%) Scala
11 30 (26.55%) Ant
12 28 (24.78%) MVC
12 28 (24.78%) Akka
12 28 (24.78%) Play Framework
13 27 (23.89%) Apache Ivy
13 27 (23.89%) JUnit
13 27 (23.89%) Struts
14 26 (23.01%) Web Development
15 25 (22.12%) Process Management
15 25 (22.12%) SVG
15 25 (22.12%) CouchDB
15 25 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (22.12%) Cloud Computing
15 25 (22.12%) Batik
16 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (20.35%) Hibernate

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (15.04%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.73%) FileNet
3 10 (8.85%) Apache
4 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.31%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.12%) Cloud Computing
1 25 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) 3G
1 7 (6.19%) 2G
1 7 (6.19%) 4G
2 5 (4.42%) HTTP
3 3 (2.65%) SSL
3 3 (2.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.12%) CouchDB
2 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (29.20%) Maven
2 31 (27.43%) Selenium
3 30 (26.55%) Ant
4 27 (23.89%) JUnit
4 27 (23.89%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (15.04%) Subversion
6 12 (10.62%) JIRA
7 11 (9.73%) eggPlant
8 10 (8.85%) WebDriver
8 10 (8.85%) SoapUI
8 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (7.96%) Cucumber
9 9 (7.96%) JBehave
10 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
11 7 (6.19%) Toad
11 7 (6.19%) LoadRunner
11 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
12 5 (4.42%) Mercurial
12 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
13 4 (3.54%) Calabash
General
1 31 (27.43%) Finance
2 20 (17.70%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Local Government
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (58.41%) Developer
2 31 (27.43%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.35%) Architect
4 16 (14.16%) Scala Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Java Architect
6 10 (8.85%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Team Leader
7 8 (7.08%) Development Team Leader
7 8 (7.08%) Java Team Leader
8 7 (6.19%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) QA Leader
9 6 (5.31%) Lead Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.54%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Lead Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.94%) SOAP
2 43 (38.05%) XML
3 37 (32.74%) Spring
4 31 (27.43%) REST
5 28 (24.78%) Akka
5 28 (24.78%) Play Framework
6 27 (23.89%) Struts
7 25 (22.12%) SVG
7 25 (22.12%) Batik
8 23 (20.35%) Hibernate
9 19 (16.81%) J2EE
10 15 (13.27%) Java SE
10 15 (13.27%) JPA
11 14 (12.39%) Spring Web Flow
11 14 (12.39%) XSLT
12 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET
12 13 (11.50%) HTML
12 13 (11.50%) .NET
12 13 (11.50%) WCF
12 13 (11.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.96%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.96%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.19%) Handset
3 7 (6.19%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (3.54%) AS400
5 4 (3.54%) Open Source
6 2 (1.77%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.42%) UNIX
2 4 (3.54%) Windows
3 2 (1.77%) Solaris
3 2 (1.77%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (53.10%) BDD
2 58 (51.33%) TDD
3 38 (33.63%) OO
4 34 (30.09%) Scrum
5 28 (24.78%) MVC
6 26 (23.01%) Web Development
7 25 (22.12%) Process Management
8 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (17.70%) SOA
10 19 (16.81%) Test Automation
11 16 (14.16%) Unit Testing
12 12 (10.62%) UML
13 11 (9.73%) Mobile Commerce
14 7 (6.19%) Regression Testing
14 7 (6.19%) Workflow
14 7 (6.19%) Manual Testing
15 6 (5.31%) Automation Testing
15 6 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
17 4 (3.54%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 82 (72.57%) Java
2 37 (32.74%) SQL
3 30 (26.55%) Scala
4 13 (11.50%) C#
5 12 (10.62%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.31%) Groovy
7 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.65%) XQuery
7 3 (2.65%) XPath
8 2 (1.77%) Perl
8 2 (1.77%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.96%) Degree
4 3 (2.65%) MCSD
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Oracle
2 14 (12.39%) IBM
3 10 (8.85%) HP
4 7 (6.19%) Apple
4 7 (6.19%) Sun
5 3 (2.65%) Zend
5 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.77%) EMC
6 2 (1.77%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica
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