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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 16 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 47 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.03% 2.74% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.52% 14.06% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 5
Average daily rate £475 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £239 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
154 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.32% 19.51% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 45 27
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £190.00 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1017.64% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +17 40 £475 +100.00% 10
Newport +6 22 £475 +31.03% 2
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 42 (65.63%) Java
2 30 (46.88%) BDD
3 26 (40.63%) TDD
4 25 (39.06%) Scrum
4 25 (39.06%) SOAP
5 19 (29.69%) Web Development
6 18 (28.13%) OO
6 18 (28.13%) REST
6 18 (28.13%) Akka
6 18 (28.13%) Play Framework
6 18 (28.13%) Scala
7 17 (26.56%) SQL
7 17 (26.56%) Maven
8 16 (25.00%) MVC
8 16 (25.00%) Ant
8 16 (25.00%) XML
9 15 (23.44%) SVG
9 15 (23.44%) Process Management
9 15 (23.44%) Batik
9 15 (23.44%) CouchDB
9 15 (23.44%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
10 14 (21.88%) Apache Ivy
10 14 (21.88%) Spring
10 14 (21.88%) Finance
11 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (20.31%) Selenium
11 13 (20.31%) SOA
12 12 (18.75%) Hibernate

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Project
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Cloud Computing
1 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) 4G
1 4 (6.25%) 3G
1 4 (6.25%) 2G
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) CouchDB
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Maven
2 16 (25.00%) Ant
3 14 (21.88%) Apache Ivy
4 13 (20.31%) Selenium
5 9 (14.06%) WebDriver
6 8 (12.50%) JUnit
7 7 (10.94%) SoapUI
7 7 (10.94%) JBehave
7 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
7 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (9.38%) eggPlant
8 6 (9.38%) JIRA
9 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (6.25%) Toad
9 4 (6.25%) LoadRunner
10 3 (4.69%) Calabash
11 2 (3.13%) CruiseControl
12 1 (1.56%) Subversion
12 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Architect
3 13 (20.31%) Scala Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Java Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Lead Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Java Team Leader
5 6 (9.38%) Team Leader
5 6 (9.38%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.25%) CRM Developer
7 4 (6.25%) QA Leader
7 4 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) SOAP
2 18 (28.13%) REST
2 18 (28.13%) Akka
2 18 (28.13%) Play Framework
3 16 (25.00%) XML
4 15 (23.44%) SVG
4 15 (23.44%) Batik
5 14 (21.88%) Spring
6 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 11 (17.19%) J2EE
8 10 (15.63%) .NET
8 10 (15.63%) Struts
9 9 (14.06%) JSON
10 8 (12.50%) Java EE
11 7 (10.94%) Spring Web Flow
11 7 (10.94%) JPA
12 6 (9.38%) RESTful
12 6 (9.38%) JMS
13 5 (7.81%) HTML
14 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
5 4 (6.25%) Data Conversion
5 4 (6.25%) Open Source
5 4 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (6.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) BDD
2 26 (40.63%) TDD
3 25 (39.06%) Scrum
4 19 (29.69%) Web Development
5 18 (28.13%) OO
6 16 (25.00%) MVC
7 15 (23.44%) Process Management
8 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
9 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.31%) SOA
10 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
12 7 (10.94%) UML
13 6 (9.38%) Migration
14 5 (7.81%) CRM
14 5 (7.81%) Release Management
15 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
15 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) Java
2 18 (28.13%) Scala
3 17 (26.56%) SQL
4 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (6.25%) Groovy
6 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) XPath
7 1 (1.56%) XQuery
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (10.94%) MCSD
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) HP
3 4 (6.25%) Sun
3 4 (6.25%) Apple
4 3 (4.69%) Zend
5 2 (3.13%) EMC
5 2 (3.13%) Thunderhead
6 1 (1.56%) Alterian
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
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