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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Wales / South Wales
Rank 28 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 25 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.71% 4.16% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.36% 13.48% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 11
Median daily rate £438 £370 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +56.36%

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
144 178 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.12% 30.85% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 136 86
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +22 15 £388 +19.23% 3
Newport -5 4 £463 +25.00% 1
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (47.54%) Jenkins
3 26 (42.62%) Java
3 26 (42.62%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (34.43%) RESTful
4 21 (34.43%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (32.79%) Open Source
6 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
7 17 (27.87%) REST
8 15 (24.59%) Ansible
8 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
9 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
9 14 (22.95%) DevOps
10 13 (21.31%) Python
11 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.03%) Scrum
11 11 (18.03%) Finance
11 11 (18.03%) Spring
12 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.39%) TDD
12 10 (16.39%) SOA
12 10 (16.39%) Microservices
13 9 (14.75%) BDD
13 9 (14.75%) Maven
14 8 (13.11%) Load Testing
14 8 (13.11%) Domain-Driven Design
14 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
14 8 (13.11%) SQL
14 8 (13.11%) Linux
14 8 (13.11%) Apache Cassandra

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.28%) Liferay
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (42.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) GIS
5 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Jenkins
2 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.75%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) JUnit
5 2 (3.28%) DbUnit
5 2 (3.28%) Grunt
5 2 (3.28%) gulp
5 2 (3.28%) jMock
5 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.28%) Mockito
5 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.64%) Ant
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) Gradle
6 1 (1.64%) Hudson
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Electronics
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.11%) AWS Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Python Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Architect
5 7 (11.48%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (9.84%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Applications Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Lead Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Python Software Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) RESTful
2 17 (27.87%) REST
3 11 (18.03%) Spring
4 7 (11.48%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (11.48%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (11.48%) SOAP
5 6 (9.84%) Swagger
6 4 (6.56%) .NET
6 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.56%) HTML
6 4 (6.56%) XML
7 3 (4.92%) Ajax
7 3 (4.92%) CSS
7 3 (4.92%) Django
7 3 (4.92%) J2EE
8 2 (3.28%) HTML5
8 2 (3.28%) jQuery
8 2 (3.28%) Node.js
8 2 (3.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Fintech
2 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.92%) NHS
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Robotics
4 2 (3.28%) W3C
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Debian
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (32.79%) Open Source
4 14 (22.95%) DevOps
5 11 (18.03%) Scrum
6 10 (16.39%) Microservices
6 10 (16.39%) SOA
6 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
6 10 (16.39%) TDD
7 9 (14.75%) BDD
8 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
8 8 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (13.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (13.11%) Load Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Mobile First
8 8 (13.11%) Software Delivery
9 7 (11.48%) High Availability
9 7 (11.48%) Kanban
9 7 (11.48%) Web Development
10 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) Python
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.11%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) C#
6 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) Ansible
2 7 (11.48%) Terraform
3 5 (8.20%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) Consul
4 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Splunk
2 5 (8.20%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) OpenText
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.28%) Xamarin
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