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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 24 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 67 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.21% 11.69% 9.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.76% 31.52% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 66 40
Median daily rate £475 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.51 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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
282 257 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.56% 37.09% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 217 164
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +31.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 4 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales -12 37 £450 +26.31% 6
West Wales -2 21 £550 +29.41% 1
North Wales - 4 £406 - 1
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 62 (69.66%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (68.54%) Java
3 55 (61.80%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (60.67%) Jenkins
5 49 (55.06%) Open Source
6 48 (53.93%) Amazon AWS
7 47 (52.81%) REST
8 41 (46.07%) Ansible
9 39 (43.82%) JavaScript
10 38 (42.70%) Domain-Driven Design
11 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
12 27 (30.34%) Relational Database
13 26 (29.21%) Configuration Management
14 24 (26.97%) RESTful
15 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
16 19 (21.35%) Software Engineering
17 18 (20.22%) Software Delivery
18 15 (16.85%) Scrum
19 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
19 14 (15.73%) SQL
19 14 (15.73%) Python
20 13 (14.61%) TDD
20 13 (14.61%) DevOps
21 12 (13.48%) BDD
22 11 (12.36%) C#
22 11 (12.36%) .NET
23 10 (11.24%) Spring
23 10 (11.24%) Kanban
23 10 (11.24%) Microservices
24 8 (8.99%) SharePoint

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.62%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.25%) Liferay
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (53.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Office 365
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Skype
2 3 (3.37%) LDAP
3 1 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.34%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.87%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.25%) GIS
5 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.25%) MySQL
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) HPCC
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (60.67%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.74%) Maven
4 4 (4.49%) JUnit
5 2 (2.25%) DbUnit
5 2 (2.25%) Grunt
5 2 (2.25%) gulp
5 2 (2.25%) jMock
5 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.25%) Mockito
5 2 (2.25%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.12%) Gatling
6 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
1 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.62%) Electronics
2 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.62%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (82.02%) Developer
2 44 (49.44%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.47%) Cloud Developer
4 18 (20.22%) Applications Developer
5 17 (19.10%) AWS Developer
6 12 (13.48%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) Python Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Java Applications Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Agile Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Java Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) AWS DevOps
12 3 (3.37%) AWS Engineer
13 2 (2.25%) Cloud Engineer
13 2 (2.25%) Digital Developer
13 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 2 (2.25%) Technical Leader
13 2 (2.25%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (52.81%) REST
2 24 (26.97%) RESTful
3 11 (12.36%) .NET
4 10 (11.24%) Spring
5 7 (7.87%) SOAP
6 6 (6.74%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (6.74%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (6.74%) XML
7 5 (5.62%) J2EE
7 5 (5.62%) Swagger
8 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.49%) Django
8 4 (4.49%) HTML
9 3 (3.37%) Ajax
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.37%) CSS
9 3 (3.37%) jQuery
9 3 (3.37%) WCF
10 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.25%) Robotics
1 2 (2.25%) User Experience
1 2 (2.25%) W3C
2 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.12%) Blog
2 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.25%) Android
3 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (69.66%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.80%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (55.06%) Open Source
4 38 (42.70%) Domain-Driven Design
5 26 (29.21%) Configuration Management
6 19 (21.35%) Software Engineering
7 18 (20.22%) Software Delivery
8 15 (16.85%) Scrum
9 13 (14.61%) DevOps
9 13 (14.61%) TDD
10 12 (13.48%) BDD
11 10 (11.24%) Kanban
11 10 (11.24%) Microservices
12 8 (8.99%) Web Development
13 7 (7.87%) Load Testing
13 7 (7.87%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (6.74%) High Availability
15 5 (5.62%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (5.62%) Dependency Management
15 5 (5.62%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 61 (68.54%) Java
2 39 (43.82%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.73%) Python
3 14 (15.73%) SQL
4 11 (12.36%) C#
5 5 (5.62%) PHP
5 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) MCAD
3 1 (1.12%) MCSD
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (46.07%) Ansible
2 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.37%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) SAP
2 5 (5.62%) Splunk
3 3 (3.37%) Google
4 2 (2.25%) OpenText
4 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.12%) Zend