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 22 August 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
22 Aug 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 72 15 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.94% 2.50% 9.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.49% 15.46% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 13 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £338 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £98.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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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
215 97 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.70% 16.19% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 72 88
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £393 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £55.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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 +21 46 £398 +33.61% 8
West Wales +3 9 £525 +66.66% 1
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Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 113 (75.33%) Java
2 73 (48.67%) TDD
3 67 (44.67%) BDD
4 58 (38.67%) Spring
5 55 (36.67%) XML
6 49 (32.67%) OO
7 47 (31.33%) SOAP
8 46 (30.67%) SQL
9 41 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (27.33%) Security Cleared
10 37 (24.67%) Scala
11 36 (24.00%) Maven
11 36 (24.00%) J2EE
11 36 (24.00%) Scrum
12 35 (23.33%) Finance
12 35 (23.33%) Hibernate
12 35 (23.33%) SC Cleared
13 32 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (21.33%) REST
13 32 (21.33%) Web Development
13 32 (21.33%) Struts
13 32 (21.33%) Akka
13 32 (21.33%) Play Framework
14 31 (20.67%) JUnit
14 31 (20.67%) SVG
14 31 (20.67%) Process Management
14 31 (20.67%) Batik
14 31 (20.67%) Selenium
14 31 (20.67%) CouchDB
14 31 (20.67%) Cloud Computing

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (14.67%) WebSphere
2 19 (12.67%) FileNet
3 10 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 10 (6.67%) Apache
4 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.67%) Confluence
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (20.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.00%) IaaS
3 3 (2.00%) SaaS
3 3 (2.00%) PaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) 4G
1 6 (4.00%) HTTP
1 6 (4.00%) 2G
1 6 (4.00%) 3G
2 2 (1.33%) SSL
2 2 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.67%) CouchDB
2 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.00%) MySQL
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (24.00%) Maven
2 31 (20.67%) JUnit
2 31 (20.67%) Selenium
3 28 (18.67%) Ant
4 25 (16.67%) Subversion
4 25 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
5 16 (10.67%) JIRA
6 12 (8.00%) Jenkins
7 10 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (6.67%) eggPlant
8 8 (5.33%) Hudson
8 8 (5.33%) SoapUI
8 8 (5.33%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.33%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.67%) WebDriver
10 6 (4.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (4.00%) JBehave
10 6 (4.00%) Toad
10 6 (4.00%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.67%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (23.33%) Finance
2 18 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (0.67%) Legal
3 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (67.33%) Developer
2 67 (44.67%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.67%) Architect
4 20 (13.33%) Scala Developer
5 19 (12.67%) .NET Developer
6 13 (8.67%) Java Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Junior Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Junior
7 9 (6.00%) Junior .NET Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Junior Java Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Java Team Leader
8 8 (5.33%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.33%) Development Team Leader
9 6 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Lead Architect
9 6 (4.00%) QA Leader
9 6 (4.00%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (38.67%) Spring
2 55 (36.67%) XML
3 47 (31.33%) SOAP
4 36 (24.00%) J2EE
5 35 (23.33%) Hibernate
6 32 (21.33%) REST
6 32 (21.33%) Struts
6 32 (21.33%) Akka
6 32 (21.33%) Play Framework
7 31 (20.67%) SVG
7 31 (20.67%) Batik
8 27 (18.00%) XSLT
9 23 (15.33%) .NET
10 20 (13.33%) Java SE
11 18 (12.00%) HTML
12 15 (10.00%) JPA
12 15 (10.00%) MyBatis
13 14 (9.33%) Spring Web Flow
13 14 (9.33%) Java EE
14 13 (8.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Open Source
2 10 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.00%) Handset
4 6 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.67%) AS400
7 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.67%) W3C
8 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.00%) Linux
2 5 (3.33%) UNIX
3 4 (2.67%) Windows
4 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.00%) Android
5 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.33%) Solaris
6 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.67%) TDD
2 67 (44.67%) BDD
3 49 (32.67%) OO
4 41 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (24.00%) Scrum
6 32 (21.33%) Web Development
7 31 (20.67%) Process Management
8 29 (19.33%) MVC
9 26 (17.33%) SOA
10 21 (14.00%) Unit Testing
11 20 (13.33%) Configuration Management
12 15 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 14 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (8.67%) Pair Programming
15 12 (8.00%) UML
16 11 (7.33%) Mobile Commerce
17 10 (6.67%) Workflow
18 8 (5.33%) Regression Testing
19 7 (4.67%) Web Application Development
20 6 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 113 (75.33%) Java
2 46 (30.67%) SQL
3 37 (24.67%) Scala
4 13 (8.67%) C#
5 11 (7.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.00%) Ruby
7 5 (3.33%) Groovy
7 5 (3.33%) XPath
8 3 (2.00%) Perl
8 3 (2.00%) PHP
8 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.00%) Python
9 2 (1.33%) XQuery
9 2 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (27.33%) Security Cleared
2 35 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.00%) Degree
4 3 (2.00%) MCSD
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.67%) Puppet
2 4 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Nagios
3 1 (0.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (16.00%) Oracle
2 22 (14.67%) IBM
3 8 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.33%) HP
4 6 (4.00%) Sun
4 6 (4.00%) Apple
5 4 (2.67%) Twitter
6 2 (1.33%) EMC
6 2 (1.33%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.67%) Cognos
7 1 (0.67%) Informatica
7 1 (0.67%) Percona
7 1 (0.67%) Zend
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