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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 20 41 24
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 46 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.86% 2.32% 4.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.71% 14.47% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 9
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£398 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.61% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £344 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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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
166 76 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.38% 16.03% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 57 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.63% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +15 25 £306 +11.36% 5
Newport +5 20 £450 +33.33%
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 80 (71.43%) Java
2 54 (48.21%) BDD
3 53 (47.32%) TDD
4 43 (38.39%) SOAP
4 43 (38.39%) XML
5 37 (33.04%) SQL
6 36 (32.14%) OO
6 36 (32.14%) Spring
7 32 (28.57%) Maven
8 31 (27.68%) Finance
9 29 (25.89%) MVC
9 29 (25.89%) Scrum
10 28 (25.00%) Ant
10 28 (25.00%) Scala
11 27 (24.11%) Selenium
11 27 (24.11%) Struts
12 26 (23.21%) JUnit
12 26 (23.21%) REST
13 25 (22.32%) Apache Ivy
14 23 (20.54%) Play Framework
14 23 (20.54%) Akka
14 23 (20.54%) Web Development
14 23 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (20.54%) Hibernate
15 22 (19.64%) Process Management
15 22 (19.64%) SVG
15 22 (19.64%) Batik
15 22 (19.64%) CouchDB
15 22 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (19.64%) Cloud Computing

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (16.07%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.82%) FileNet
3 9 (8.04%) Apache
4 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.36%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (19.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) 4G
1 6 (5.36%) 2G
1 6 (5.36%) 3G
1 6 (5.36%) HTTP
2 2 (1.79%) SSL
2 2 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.64%) CouchDB
2 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.79%) MySQL
7 2 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (28.57%) Maven
2 28 (25.00%) Ant
3 27 (24.11%) Selenium
4 26 (23.21%) JUnit
5 25 (22.32%) Apache Ivy
6 18 (16.07%) Subversion
7 12 (10.71%) JIRA
8 10 (8.93%) eggPlant
8 10 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 8 (7.14%) Cucumber
9 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
9 8 (7.14%) Visual Studio
10 7 (6.25%) WebDriver
11 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
11 6 (5.36%) JBehave
11 6 (5.36%) LoadRunner
11 6 (5.36%) Toad
12 4 (3.57%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 31 (27.68%) Finance
2 18 (16.07%) Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Legal
3 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (60.71%) Developer
2 34 (30.36%) Java Developer
3 22 (19.64%) Architect
4 13 (11.61%) Java Architect
5 11 (9.82%) Scala Developer
6 10 (8.93%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 8 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
7 8 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
8 6 (5.36%) Lead Architect
8 6 (5.36%) QA Leader
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.68%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.39%) SOAP
1 43 (38.39%) XML
2 36 (32.14%) Spring
3 27 (24.11%) Struts
4 26 (23.21%) REST
5 23 (20.54%) Play Framework
5 23 (20.54%) Akka
5 23 (20.54%) Hibernate
6 22 (19.64%) SVG
6 22 (19.64%) Batik
7 19 (16.96%) J2EE
8 16 (14.29%) XSLT
9 15 (13.39%) Java SE
9 15 (13.39%) JPA
10 14 (12.50%) Spring Web Flow
11 13 (11.61%) .NET
11 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET
11 13 (11.61%) WCF
11 13 (11.61%) Java EE
12 12 (10.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.04%) Mathematics
2 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.36%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (5.36%) Handset
4 5 (4.46%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.57%) AS400
6 3 (2.68%) Open Source
7 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.89%) NHS
8 1 (0.89%) W3C
8 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) UNIX
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.68%) Android
3 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Solaris
3 2 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.21%) BDD
2 53 (47.32%) TDD
3 36 (32.14%) OO
4 29 (25.89%) MVC
4 29 (25.89%) Scrum
5 23 (20.54%) Web Development
5 23 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (19.64%) Process Management
7 19 (16.96%) SOA
8 16 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 15 (13.39%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.71%) UML
11 11 (9.82%) Mobile Commerce
12 8 (7.14%) Regression Testing
13 7 (6.25%) Workflow
13 7 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.36%) Manual Testing
14 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
15 5 (4.46%) Software Engineering
15 5 (4.46%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (71.43%) Java
2 37 (33.04%) SQL
3 28 (25.00%) Scala
4 13 (11.61%) C#
5 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.46%) Groovy
7 3 (2.68%) Perl
7 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.79%) XPath
8 2 (1.79%) Ruby
8 2 (1.79%) XQuery
8 2 (1.79%) Python
8 2 (1.79%) C++
8 2 (1.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) Degree
4 3 (2.68%) MCSD
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) Oracle
2 14 (12.50%) IBM
3 8 (7.14%) HP
4 6 (5.36%) Sun
4 6 (5.36%) Apple
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.79%) Thunderhead
6 2 (1.79%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) Informatica
7 1 (0.89%) Zend
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