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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 40 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 5.08% 6.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.77% 24.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 8
Average daily rate
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£385 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £388 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +5.29%
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
114 100 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.55% 21.19% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 61 37
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
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 February 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 -14 7 £420 -0.88% 9
Newport - - - - 5
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (72.55%) XML
2 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
3 24 (47.06%) SOAP
4 21 (41.18%) .NET
5 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (33.33%) SQL
6 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 17 (33.33%) WCF
7 15 (29.41%) C#
8 14 (27.45%) HTML
8 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (25.49%) Java
10 12 (23.53%) NHS
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
11 11 (21.57%) CSS
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (19.61%) TDD
12 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
12 10 (19.61%) Oracle
12 10 (19.61%) REST
13 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
13 9 (17.65%) MVC
13 9 (17.65%) Replication
14 8 (15.69%) Scrum
14 8 (15.69%) UML
15 7 (13.73%) XSLT
15 7 (13.73%) J2EE

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) FileNet
2 3 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.88%) DB2
6 3 (5.88%) MySQL
7 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Maven
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) JUnit
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.92%) Hudson
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Xcode
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.84%) Back Office
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Architect
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Web Project Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Web Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Manager
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Designer
9 2 (3.92%) Support Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (72.55%) XML
2 24 (47.06%) SOAP
3 21 (41.18%) .NET
4 17 (33.33%) WCF
5 14 (27.45%) HTML
6 11 (21.57%) CSS
7 10 (19.61%) REST
8 7 (13.73%) J2EE
8 7 (13.73%) XSLT
8 7 (13.73%) Spring
9 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
10 4 (7.84%) RESTful
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.88%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) NHS
2 9 (17.65%) Replication
3 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.76%) Open Source
3 6 (11.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) New Media
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) UNIX
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) TDD
3 9 (17.65%) MVC
4 8 (15.69%) Scrum
4 8 (15.69%) UML
5 7 (13.73%) Content Management
5 7 (13.73%) Information Security
6 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.80%) SOA
7 5 (9.80%) OO
7 5 (9.80%) Web Design
8 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) RUP
9 3 (5.88%) DSDM
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (29.41%) C#
3 13 (25.49%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
5 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) COBOL
8 1 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Alterian
4 3 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Sybase
5 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.92%) Twitter
6 1 (1.96%) ILOG
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