The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 14 43 9
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Contract jobs citing Web Services 81 11 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.77% 2.05% 11.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.76% 15.94% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 9 24
Average daily rate
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£420 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £338 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
209 69 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.79% 12.85% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 52 96
Average daily rate £385 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £416 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.38 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Web Services
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +23 55 £415 +44.34% 7
West Wales +4 17 £500 +58.73% 3
North Wales - - - -
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Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 111 (74.50%) Java
2 75 (50.34%) TDD
3 72 (48.32%) BDD
4 56 (37.58%) Spring
5 53 (35.57%) XML
6 48 (32.21%) OO
7 47 (31.54%) SOAP
8 46 (30.87%) SQL
9 43 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (26.17%) Scrum
11 38 (25.50%) Scala
12 37 (24.83%) Security Cleared
12 37 (24.83%) REST
13 36 (24.16%) Finance
13 36 (24.16%) Play Framework
13 36 (24.16%) Akka
14 35 (23.49%) Maven
14 35 (23.49%) Selenium
15 34 (22.82%) Web Development
15 34 (22.82%) Amazon AWS
16 33 (22.15%) CouchDB
16 33 (22.15%) Cloud Computing
16 33 (22.15%) Batik
16 33 (22.15%) Process Management
16 33 (22.15%) J2EE
16 33 (22.15%) SVG
17 32 (21.48%) JUnit
17 32 (21.48%) Struts
17 32 (21.48%) Hibernate
18 31 (20.81%) SC Cleared

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (14.09%) WebSphere
2 17 (11.41%) FileNet
3 11 (7.38%) Apache
4 10 (6.71%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.37%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.34%) Confluence
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.67%) nginx
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.82%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (22.15%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.01%) SaaS
3 3 (2.01%) PaaS
3 3 (2.01%) IaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) 3G
1 7 (4.70%) 2G
1 7 (4.70%) 4G
2 5 (3.36%) HTTP
3 3 (2.01%) SSL
3 3 (2.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.15%) CouchDB
2 17 (11.41%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.38%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.70%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (23.49%) Maven
1 35 (23.49%) Selenium
2 32 (21.48%) JUnit
3 30 (20.13%) Ant
4 27 (18.12%) Apache Ivy
5 23 (15.44%) Subversion
6 14 (9.40%) JIRA
7 11 (7.38%) eggPlant
8 10 (6.71%) WebDriver
8 10 (6.71%) SoapUI
8 10 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (6.04%) JBehave
9 9 (6.04%) Cucumber
9 9 (6.04%) Jenkins
10 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio
11 7 (4.70%) Toad
11 7 (4.70%) LoadRunner
12 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
12 5 (3.36%) Mercurial
12 5 (3.36%) Hudson
General
1 36 (24.16%) Finance
2 21 (14.09%) Banking
3 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Local Government
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (65.10%) Developer
2 61 (40.94%) Java Developer
3 24 (16.11%) Scala Developer
4 23 (15.44%) Architect
5 20 (13.42%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.07%) Java Architect
7 9 (6.04%) Junior Java Developer
7 9 (6.04%) Junior .NET Developer
7 9 (6.04%) Junior
7 9 (6.04%) Junior Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.37%) Development Team Leader
8 8 (5.37%) Java Team Leader
9 7 (4.70%) QA Leader
9 7 (4.70%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Lead Architect
11 5 (3.36%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.36%) Analyst
12 4 (2.68%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (37.58%) Spring
2 53 (35.57%) XML
3 47 (31.54%) SOAP
4 37 (24.83%) REST
5 36 (24.16%) Akka
5 36 (24.16%) Play Framework
6 33 (22.15%) J2EE
6 33 (22.15%) SVG
6 33 (22.15%) Batik
7 32 (21.48%) Hibernate
7 32 (21.48%) Struts
8 24 (16.11%) .NET
9 23 (15.44%) XSLT
10 21 (14.09%) HTML
11 20 (13.42%) Java SE
12 15 (10.07%) MyBatis
12 15 (10.07%) JPA
13 14 (9.40%) Spring Web Flow
13 14 (9.40%) Java EE
13 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Open Source
2 12 (8.05%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.04%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.70%) Handset
4 7 (4.70%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (4.03%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (2.68%) AS400
7 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.34%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.67%) IPTV
8 1 (0.67%) FMCG
8 1 (0.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.03%) Linux
1 6 (4.03%) UNIX
2 4 (2.68%) Windows
3 2 (1.34%) Solaris
3 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) CentOS
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (50.34%) TDD
2 72 (48.32%) BDD
3 48 (32.21%) OO
4 43 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (26.17%) Scrum
6 34 (22.82%) Web Development
7 33 (22.15%) Process Management
8 28 (18.79%) MVC
9 27 (18.12%) SOA
10 21 (14.09%) Unit Testing
11 19 (12.75%) Test Automation
12 17 (11.41%) Configuration Management
13 12 (8.05%) UML
14 11 (7.38%) Mobile Commerce
14 11 (7.38%) Pair Programming
14 11 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (6.71%) Workflow
16 7 (4.70%) Regression Testing
16 7 (4.70%) Manual Testing
16 7 (4.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (74.50%) Java
2 46 (30.87%) SQL
3 38 (25.50%) Scala
4 13 (8.72%) C#
4 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.03%) XPath
5 6 (4.03%) Groovy
6 4 (2.68%) Ruby
7 3 (2.01%) XQuery
7 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.34%) C++
8 2 (1.34%) Perl
9 1 (0.67%) PHP
9 1 (0.67%) Python
9 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (24.83%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) Degree
4 3 (2.01%) MCSD
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.68%) Puppet
2 4 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Nagios
3 1 (0.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (16.11%) Oracle
2 20 (13.42%) IBM
3 10 (6.71%) HP
4 7 (4.70%) Apple
4 7 (4.70%) Sun
5 6 (4.03%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.01%) Zend
7 2 (1.34%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.34%) Twitter
7 2 (1.34%) EMC
8 1 (0.67%) Informatica
8 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.67%) Cognos
8 1 (0.67%) Percona
Wales
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Good dependant on skills
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
DP Connect
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 10 days ago