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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 33 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.79% 6.92% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.71% 27.82% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £393 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £515 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
124 133 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.62% 24.86% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 38
Average daily rate £363 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 -15 9 £353 -21.66% 8
Newport -10 5 £400 -15.78% 6
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (61.36%) XML
2 23 (52.27%) C#
3 21 (47.73%) .NET
4 20 (45.45%) HTML
5 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
6 18 (40.91%) SQL
6 18 (40.91%) CSS
7 17 (38.64%) WCF
8 16 (36.36%) SOAP
9 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
9 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
11 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
11 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (27.27%) User Experience
13 10 (22.73%) Scrum
13 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
14 9 (20.45%) NHS
14 9 (20.45%) Internet
14 9 (20.45%) Replication
14 9 (20.45%) Content Management
15 8 (18.18%) MVC
15 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
15 8 (18.18%) HTML5
16 7 (15.91%) Java
16 7 (15.91%) Intranet
16 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.36%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) CICS
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
2 7 (15.91%) Intranet
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.82%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Xcode
4 1 (2.27%) JUnit
General
1 4 (9.09%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Web Project Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Web Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Support Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Manager
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.27%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) XML
2 21 (47.73%) .NET
3 20 (45.45%) HTML
4 18 (40.91%) CSS
5 17 (38.64%) WCF
6 16 (36.36%) SOAP
7 8 (18.18%) HTML5
8 7 (15.91%) jQuery
9 5 (11.36%) Sass
9 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.09%) Spring
10 4 (9.09%) RESTful
11 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
12 2 (4.55%) J2EE
12 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) User Experience
2 9 (20.45%) NHS
2 9 (20.45%) Replication
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.27%) New Media
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) IPTV
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) UNIX
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Scrum
2 9 (20.45%) Content Management
3 8 (18.18%) MVC
4 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
4 7 (15.91%) Web Design
4 7 (15.91%) Information Security
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.64%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) CRM
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) SOA
7 3 (6.82%) ETL
7 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) C#
2 18 (40.91%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
5 7 (15.91%) Java
6 3 (6.82%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) COBOL
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Alterian
3 2 (4.55%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) ILOG