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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 17 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 82 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.89% 6.76% 8.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.83% 25.56% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 20
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £251 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.34 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
266 133 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.33% 26.44% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 65 75
Average daily rate £375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
South Wales -6 41 £320 +6.66% 7
West Wales +4 24 £425 +8.97%
North Wales - - - - 1
Mid Wales - - - -
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Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 85 (58.22%) Java
1 85 (58.22%) XML
2 79 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (42.47%) Spring
4 61 (41.78%) SOAP
5 57 (39.04%) SQL Server
5 57 (39.04%) TDD
6 55 (37.67%) Security Cleared
7 49 (33.56%) SC Cleared
8 46 (31.51%) J2EE
9 45 (30.82%) SQL
9 45 (30.82%) XSLT
10 43 (29.45%) Configuration Management
10 43 (29.45%) Open Source
11 40 (27.40%) Jenkins
12 38 (26.03%) MongoDB
12 38 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (25.34%) Hibernate
13 37 (25.34%) SOA
13 37 (25.34%) REST
14 36 (24.66%) IBM
14 36 (24.66%) Scrum
15 34 (23.29%) Microsoft
15 34 (23.29%) Subversion
16 33 (22.60%) FileNet
17 29 (19.86%) .NET
18 28 (19.18%) Oracle
18 28 (19.18%) DevOps
19 27 (18.49%) OO
19 27 (18.49%) JSF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 33 (22.60%) FileNet
2 19 (13.01%) Confluence
3 18 (12.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.11%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.05%) Apache
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.37%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.37%) nginx
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.68%) JBoss
7 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.68%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) IaaS
1 13 (8.90%) PaaS
2 9 (6.16%) SaaS
3 7 (4.79%) GitHub
4 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) HTTP
2 7 (4.79%) AMQP
3 4 (2.74%) Internet
4 3 (2.05%) Intranet
5 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) 3G
5 1 (0.68%) 2G
5 1 (0.68%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (39.04%) SQL Server
2 38 (26.03%) MongoDB
3 26 (17.81%) Relational Database
4 20 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (13.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (13.01%) NoSQL
6 18 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (11.64%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (8.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (5.48%) DB2
11 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (3.42%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
13 4 (2.74%) MySQL
14 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
16 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (27.40%) Jenkins
2 34 (23.29%) Subversion
3 24 (16.44%) Maven
4 22 (15.07%) JIRA
5 21 (14.38%) Hudson
6 17 (11.64%) Selenium
6 17 (11.64%) JUnit
7 11 (7.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (6.16%) Visual Studio
8 9 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.74%) CA Gen
9 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.37%) QUnit
11 2 (1.37%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.37%) Trac
11 2 (1.37%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (1.37%) Sinon.JS
11 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (7.53%) Finance
2 4 (2.74%) Back Office
3 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 109 (74.66%) Developer
2 66 (45.21%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.96%) Architect
4 13 (8.90%) Technical Architect
5 11 (7.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (6.85%) SQL Developer
6 10 (6.85%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.11%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.05%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.05%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.05%) Programmer
9 3 (2.05%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.05%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.05%) Web Manager
9 3 (2.05%) Web Project Manager
9 3 (2.05%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (2.05%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (1.37%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (58.22%) XML
2 62 (42.47%) Spring
3 61 (41.78%) SOAP
4 46 (31.51%) J2EE
5 45 (30.82%) XSLT
6 37 (25.34%) Hibernate
6 37 (25.34%) REST
7 29 (19.86%) .NET
8 27 (18.49%) JSF
9 23 (15.75%) WCF
10 21 (14.38%) HTML
11 20 (13.70%) AngularJS
12 19 (13.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (10.96%) Struts
14 15 (10.27%) Java SE
15 14 (9.59%) MyBatis
16 12 (8.22%) ASP.NET
17 11 (7.53%) CSS
18 10 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
19 9 (6.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.45%) Open Source
2 14 (9.59%) NHS
3 12 (8.22%) Clustering
4 9 (6.16%) Replication
5 7 (4.79%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.74%) User Experience
7 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.68%) W3C
9 1 (0.68%) AS400
9 1 (0.68%) GIS
9 1 (0.68%) Handset
9 1 (0.68%) iSeries
9 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) UNIX
2 15 (10.27%) Linux
3 10 (6.85%) Windows
4 3 (2.05%) Android
4 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.04%) TDD
3 43 (29.45%) Configuration Management
4 38 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (25.34%) SOA
6 36 (24.66%) Scrum
7 28 (19.18%) DevOps
8 27 (18.49%) OO
9 25 (17.12%) MVC
10 24 (16.44%) BDD
11 20 (13.70%) DSDM
11 20 (13.70%) RUP
11 20 (13.70%) Pair Programming
12 19 (13.01%) Release Management
12 19 (13.01%) OOA/OOD
13 18 (12.33%) Software Engineering
14 14 (9.59%) UML
15 13 (8.90%) Unit Testing
16 7 (4.79%) Information Architecture
16 7 (4.79%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 85 (58.22%) Java
2 45 (30.82%) SQL
3 24 (16.44%) C#
4 11 (7.53%) T-SQL
4 11 (7.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.42%) Python
5 5 (3.42%) Scala
5 5 (3.42%) Ruby
6 4 (2.74%) C++
7 3 (2.05%) C
7 3 (2.05%) PHP
7 3 (2.05%) XPath
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (37.67%) Security Cleared
2 49 (33.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) Puppet
2 12 (8.22%) Ansible
3 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.05%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.68%) Cacti
5 1 (0.68%) Nessus
5 1 (0.68%) logstash
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 36 (24.66%) IBM
2 34 (23.29%) Microsoft
3 28 (19.18%) Oracle
4 19 (13.01%) Twitter
5 4 (2.74%) HP
5 4 (2.74%) CA
6 3 (2.05%) Alterian
7 2 (1.37%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) Sun
8 1 (0.68%) Informatica
8 1 (0.68%) ILOG
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) Apple
8 1 (0.68%) ESRI
8 1 (0.68%) Percona
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