The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 41 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 32 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.94% 3.32% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.02% 12.43% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 14
Average daily rate £370 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £287 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
Web Services
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
213 185 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.87% 26.70% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 119 66
Average daily rate £370 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.42% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Wales region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Wales region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -7 27 £370 +17.46% 13
West Wales +14 1 - -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 96 (73.28%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (51.15%) JavaScript
3 66 (50.38%) Scrum
4 65 (49.62%) SOAP
5 64 (48.85%) HTML
6 62 (47.33%) .NET
7 60 (45.80%) CSS
8 59 (45.04%) XML
8 59 (45.04%) MVC
9 56 (42.75%) Java
9 56 (42.75%) C#
10 54 (41.22%) TDD
11 49 (37.40%) OO
11 49 (37.40%) Microsoft
12 47 (35.88%) SQL
13 46 (35.11%) ASP.NET
14 43 (32.82%) Software Engineering
15 41 (31.30%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (29.77%) Unit Testing
17 35 (26.72%) SQL Server
18 34 (25.95%) Security Cleared
18 34 (25.95%) Subversion
18 34 (25.95%) jQuery
19 33 (25.19%) Spring
20 31 (23.66%) REST
21 30 (22.90%) SC Cleared
21 30 (22.90%) SOA
22 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
22 29 (22.14%) Jenkins
23 28 (21.37%) Git (software)

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (16.79%) IIS
2 16 (12.21%) Tomcat
3 14 (10.69%) JBoss
4 10 (7.63%) Mule
5 8 (6.11%) Apache
6 7 (5.34%) Apache Solr
7 6 (4.58%) Confluence
7 6 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (4.58%) FileNet
8 3 (2.29%) Node.js
9 2 (1.53%) Jetty
9 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.76%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.76%) nginx
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
2 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.05%) GitHub
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.08%) HTTP
2 8 (6.11%) Firewall
3 6 (4.58%) Internet
4 3 (2.29%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.29%) SSH
4 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.29%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.76%) DMZ
5 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (4.58%) MySQL
4 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.82%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.82%) Neo4j
5 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.76%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (25.95%) Subversion
2 29 (22.14%) Jenkins
3 28 (21.37%) Git (software)
4 22 (16.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (12.21%) Visual Studio
6 15 (11.45%) Eclipse
7 14 (10.69%) Cucumber
7 14 (10.69%) Hudson
7 14 (10.69%) JIRA
8 10 (7.63%) Maven
9 8 (6.11%) Jasmine
10 7 (5.34%) QUnit
10 7 (5.34%) Sinon.JS
10 7 (5.34%) Trac
11 6 (4.58%) Selenium
12 5 (3.82%) Geb
12 5 (3.82%) Spock
13 4 (3.05%) JMeter
14 3 (2.29%) IntelliJ
14 3 (2.29%) JUnit
General
1 18 (13.74%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.58%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (78.63%) Developer
2 42 (32.06%) .NET Developer
3 40 (30.53%) Java Developer
4 20 (15.27%) SQL Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Digital Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Agile Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.05%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Consultant
10 4 (3.05%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (49.62%) SOAP
2 64 (48.85%) HTML
3 62 (47.33%) .NET
4 60 (45.80%) CSS
5 59 (45.04%) XML
6 46 (35.11%) ASP.NET
7 34 (25.95%) jQuery
8 33 (25.19%) Spring
9 31 (23.66%) REST
10 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (19.08%) Ajax
12 22 (16.79%) Hibernate
12 22 (16.79%) XSLT
13 21 (16.03%) RESTful
14 18 (13.74%) .NET Framework
14 18 (13.74%) HTML5
14 18 (13.74%) WCF
15 17 (12.98%) XForms
16 16 (12.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (9.92%) NHS
2 8 (6.11%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (5.34%) PKI
3 7 (5.34%) W3C
4 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.82%) User Experience
5 4 (3.05%) DataPower
6 3 (2.29%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) iSeries
7 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.76%) Physics
7 1 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Linux
2 9 (6.87%) Unix
3 8 (6.11%) Windows
4 7 (5.34%) Android
4 7 (5.34%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) CentOS
6 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.76%) Solaris
6 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (73.28%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (50.38%) Scrum
3 59 (45.04%) MVC
4 54 (41.22%) TDD
5 49 (37.40%) OO
6 43 (32.82%) Software Engineering
7 41 (31.30%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (29.77%) Unit Testing
9 30 (22.90%) SOA
10 21 (16.03%) Data Modelling
10 21 (16.03%) UML
11 19 (14.50%) BDD
12 16 (12.21%) Regression Testing
12 16 (12.21%) Software Testing
13 12 (9.16%) Configuration Management
13 12 (9.16%) OOP
14 11 (8.40%) Workflow
15 10 (7.63%) SDLC
16 7 (5.34%) DevOps
16 7 (5.34%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.15%) JavaScript
2 56 (42.75%) C#
2 56 (42.75%) Java
3 47 (35.88%) SQL
4 16 (12.21%) XPath
5 11 (8.40%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.87%) Ruby
7 7 (5.34%) PHP
8 6 (4.58%) Perl
8 6 (4.58%) Python
9 3 (2.29%) BeanShell
9 3 (2.29%) C++
9 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) Go
10 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.76%) Scala
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (25.95%) Security Cleared
2 30 (22.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.82%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) HND
4 1 (0.76%) MCAD
4 1 (0.76%) MCSD
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Ansible
1 3 (2.29%) Puppet
1 3 (2.29%) yum
2 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (37.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) Oracle
3 12 (9.16%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.82%) Twitter
4 5 (3.82%) VMware
5 4 (3.05%) F5
5 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.29%) Cisco
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) Rally
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.76%) Sun
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