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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 52 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 14 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.94% 4.90% 6.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 19.18% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £388 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.15 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.79% +6.32%
Web Services
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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
168 146 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.27% 25.52% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 86 54
Average daily rate £388 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £140.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.78% +723.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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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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 -13 10 £385 -18.94% 14
West Wales -14 4 £263 -44.73%
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 57 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (54.17%) XML
3 48 (50.00%) SOAP
4 46 (47.92%) SQL Server
5 41 (42.71%) Java
6 35 (36.46%) Microsoft
7 34 (35.42%) Jenkins
8 32 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 31 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (32.29%) Configuration Management
10 30 (31.25%) TDD
10 30 (31.25%) Open Source
11 29 (30.21%) Spring
11 29 (30.21%) Scrum
12 27 (28.13%) .NET
13 25 (26.04%) SQL
14 24 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 23 (23.96%) SOA
16 22 (22.92%) DevOps
17 21 (21.88%) REST
17 21 (21.88%) J2EE
18 20 (20.83%) SC Cleared
19 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
19 19 (19.79%) Oracle
19 19 (19.79%) C#
19 19 (19.79%) OO
19 19 (19.79%) XSLT
19 19 (19.79%) Hibernate
20 18 (18.75%) MVC
20 18 (18.75%) UNIX

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 16 (16.67%) FileNet
2 15 (15.63%) Confluence
3 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.13%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.04%) CICS
6 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.04%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.04%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) PaaS
1 12 (12.50%) IaaS
2 8 (8.33%) SaaS
3 7 (7.29%) GitHub
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Internet
1 7 (7.29%) AMQP
2 6 (6.25%) HTTP
3 5 (5.21%) Intranet
4 1 (1.04%) VPN
4 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 32 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
4 17 (17.71%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (15.63%) NoSQL
6 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (5.21%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.13%) MySQL
10 2 (2.08%) DB2
10 2 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (35.42%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.67%) Subversion
2 16 (16.67%) Maven
3 15 (15.63%) JIRA
3 15 (15.63%) Hudson
4 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (8.33%) GitLab
6 6 (6.25%) CA Gen
6 6 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.08%) JUnit
7 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.08%) Selenium
7 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.04%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.04%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.04%) Xcode
General
1 4 (4.17%) Back Office
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (61.46%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Architect
4 12 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 10 (10.42%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Web Project Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Web Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Applications Support Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Support Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Applications Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (54.17%) XML
2 48 (50.00%) SOAP
3 29 (30.21%) Spring
4 27 (28.13%) .NET
5 21 (21.88%) J2EE
5 21 (21.88%) REST
6 19 (19.79%) Hibernate
6 19 (19.79%) XSLT
7 18 (18.75%) WCF
8 17 (17.71%) AngularJS
9 16 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (16.67%) JSF
10 15 (15.63%) HTML
11 12 (12.50%) CSS
12 9 (9.38%) JSON
13 7 (7.29%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
13 7 (7.29%) Spring MVC
14 4 (4.17%) RESTful
14 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.25%) Open Source
2 13 (13.54%) NHS
3 12 (12.50%) Clustering
4 9 (9.38%) Replication
5 7 (7.29%) User Experience
6 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.04%) New Media
9 1 (1.04%) GIS
9 1 (1.04%) IPTV
9 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) UNIX
2 15 (15.63%) Linux
3 10 (10.42%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Android
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) Configuration Management
2 31 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (31.25%) TDD
4 29 (30.21%) Scrum
5 23 (23.96%) SOA
6 22 (22.92%) DevOps
7 19 (19.79%) OO
8 18 (18.75%) MVC
9 16 (16.67%) Pair Programming
9 16 (16.67%) RUP
9 16 (16.67%) DSDM
9 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 15 (15.63%) Release Management
10 15 (15.63%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (11.46%) UML
12 7 (7.29%) Information Security
12 7 (7.29%) Content Management
13 6 (6.25%) Information Architecture
13 6 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.71%) Java
2 25 (26.04%) SQL
3 19 (19.79%) C#
4 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.46%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.13%) C++
5 3 (3.13%) C
6 2 (2.08%) PHP
6 2 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.04%) Ruby
7 1 (1.04%) Scala
7 1 (1.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Puppet
1 12 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (3.13%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) logstash
3 1 (1.04%) Graphite
3 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.04%) Nessus
3 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.79%) Oracle
3 16 (16.67%) IBM
4 15 (15.63%) Twitter
5 6 (6.25%) CA
6 5 (5.21%) Alterian
7 3 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (2.08%) Sybase
8 2 (2.08%) EPiServer
8 2 (2.08%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.04%) ILOG
9 1 (1.04%) ESRI
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