The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 19 17 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing Web Services 52 54 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.57% 8.94% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.26% 34.62% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £415 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +44.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £28.15
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.78%
Web Services
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
184 156 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.31% 25.83% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 119 36
Average daily rate £310 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 0 38 £250 -37.50% 6
Newport -7 11 £400 -11.11% 3
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 84 (79.25%) XML
2 81 (76.42%) SOAP
3 54 (50.94%) Java
3 54 (50.94%) Scrum
4 52 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (46.23%) HTML
6 48 (45.28%) SQL Server
6 48 (45.28%) Spring
7 47 (44.34%) .NET
7 47 (44.34%) C#
8 35 (33.02%) JavaScript
8 35 (33.02%) Unit Testing
8 35 (33.02%) REST
9 34 (32.08%) Security Cleared
9 34 (32.08%) SQL
10 33 (31.13%) Visual Studio
10 33 (31.13%) ASP.NET
11 31 (29.25%) BDD
12 30 (28.30%) TDD
13 29 (27.36%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (26.42%) .NET Framework
14 28 (26.42%) MVC
15 27 (25.47%) JSP
15 27 (25.47%) OO
15 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
15 27 (25.47%) AngularJS
16 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (24.53%) Struts
16 26 (24.53%) CSS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 25 (23.58%) IIS
2 20 (18.87%) Tomcat
3 17 (16.04%) WebSphere
4 16 (15.09%) JBoss
5 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.72%) FileNet
6 5 (4.72%) Confluence
7 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.94%) nginx
8 1 (0.94%) CMS
8 1 (0.94%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.94%) Node.js
8 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.94%) Apache
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.94%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.58%) HTTP
2 2 (1.89%) Intranet
2 2 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 29 (27.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (22.64%) MySQL
4 23 (21.70%) Relational Database
5 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
8 6 (5.66%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (31.13%) Visual Studio
2 28 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (20.75%) Subversion
4 19 (17.92%) Eclipse
5 12 (11.32%) JIRA
6 10 (9.43%) Cucumber
7 8 (7.55%) Jenkins
8 7 (6.60%) Selenium
9 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (5.66%) Hudson
10 5 (4.72%) Spock
10 5 (4.72%) Geb
10 5 (4.72%) Maven
11 3 (2.83%) JUnit
11 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.89%) JMeter
12 2 (1.89%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.94%) Mockito
13 1 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (10.38%) Back Office
2 5 (4.72%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (89.62%) Developer
2 48 (45.28%) Java Developer
3 29 (27.36%) .NET Developer
4 9 (8.49%) SQL Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Software Developer
6 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Applications Support
7 3 (2.83%) Analyst
7 3 (2.83%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (2.83%) Support Manager
7 3 (2.83%) Applications Manager
8 2 (1.89%) Junior Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Junior
8 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Database Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Test Analyst
8 2 (1.89%) Project Manager
8 2 (1.89%) C# Developer
8 2 (1.89%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (79.25%) XML
2 81 (76.42%) SOAP
3 49 (46.23%) HTML
4 48 (45.28%) Spring
5 47 (44.34%) .NET
6 35 (33.02%) REST
7 33 (31.13%) ASP.NET
8 28 (26.42%) .NET Framework
9 27 (25.47%) JSP
9 27 (25.47%) AngularJS
10 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (24.53%) CSS
10 26 (24.53%) JDBC
10 26 (24.53%) Struts
11 22 (20.75%) JPA
12 21 (19.81%) Hibernate
13 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (14.15%) Java SE
15 14 (13.21%) HTML5
15 14 (13.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) User Experience
2 7 (6.60%) NHS
3 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) CMDB
4 1 (0.94%) GIS
4 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Linux
2 4 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) UNIX
3 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.94%) Scrum
2 52 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (33.02%) Unit Testing
4 31 (29.25%) BDD
5 30 (28.30%) TDD
6 28 (26.42%) MVC
7 27 (25.47%) OO
8 22 (20.75%) Web Development
9 16 (15.09%) SOA
10 10 (9.43%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.55%) ETL
11 8 (7.55%) Open Source
12 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.66%) RUP
12 6 (5.66%) DSDM
13 5 (4.72%) CRM
13 5 (4.72%) BPEL
13 5 (4.72%) Information Security
13 5 (4.72%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (4.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.94%) Java
2 47 (44.34%) C#
3 35 (33.02%) JavaScript
4 34 (32.08%) SQL
5 12 (11.32%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.94%) C
7 1 (0.94%) Python
7 1 (0.94%) SPARQL
7 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.94%) Perl
7 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.66%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) vSphere
3 1 (0.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Nagios
1 1 (0.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.94%) SCOM
1 1 (0.94%) Puppet
1 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) Oracle
2 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) Twitter
4 4 (3.77%) IBM
5 2 (1.89%) Alterian
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.94%) ESRI
6 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
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