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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 17 32 9
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Web Services 59 13 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.29% 3.10% 10.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.50% 14.77% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 8 24
Average daily rate £450 £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £239 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £408 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 88 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.07% 20.95% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 59 57
Average daily rate £425 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £397 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.94% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +14 49 £475 +46.15% 14
West Wales -1 27 £450 +29.11% 6
North Wales - - - -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (63.75%) Java
2 37 (46.25%) BDD
3 33 (41.25%) TDD
4 27 (33.75%) SOAP
5 26 (32.50%) Scrum
5 26 (32.50%) Web Development
6 25 (31.25%) Scala
6 25 (31.25%) Akka
6 25 (31.25%) Play Framework
6 25 (31.25%) OO
7 22 (27.50%) SVG
7 22 (27.50%) Process Management
7 22 (27.50%) CouchDB
7 22 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (27.50%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (27.50%) Batik
8 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (23.75%) XML
9 19 (23.75%) SQL
9 19 (23.75%) REST
10 18 (22.50%) .NET
10 18 (22.50%) Maven
11 17 (21.25%) MVC
11 17 (21.25%) Finance
11 17 (21.25%) Ant
12 15 (18.75%) SOA
12 15 (18.75%) Spring
12 15 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
13 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
14 13 (16.25%) Hibernate

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) Apache
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Project
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (27.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) PaaS
2 2 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) 2G
1 4 (5.00%) 3G
1 4 (5.00%) 4G
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) CouchDB
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) Maven
2 17 (21.25%) Ant
3 15 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
4 13 (16.25%) Selenium
5 9 (11.25%) WebDriver
6 8 (10.00%) JUnit
7 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (8.75%) JBehave
7 7 (8.75%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.75%) SoapUI
8 6 (7.50%) eggPlant
8 6 (7.50%) JIRA
9 4 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (5.00%) LoadRunner
9 4 (5.00%) Toad
9 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.75%) Calabash
11 2 (2.50%) CruiseControl
11 2 (2.50%) Subversion
11 2 (2.50%) RSpec
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 19 (23.75%) Scala Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Architect
4 14 (17.50%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Java Architect
5 9 (11.25%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.50%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (7.50%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.50%) Java Team Leader
6 6 (7.50%) Lead Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Junior
7 5 (6.25%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Tester
8 4 (5.00%) QA Leader
8 4 (5.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.75%) SOAP
2 25 (31.25%) Akka
2 25 (31.25%) Play Framework
3 22 (27.50%) SVG
3 22 (27.50%) Batik
4 19 (23.75%) XML
4 19 (23.75%) REST
5 18 (22.50%) .NET
6 15 (18.75%) Spring
7 13 (16.25%) Hibernate
8 11 (13.75%) J2EE
8 11 (13.75%) Struts
9 10 (12.50%) JSON
10 8 (10.00%) JPA
10 8 (10.00%) Java EE
10 8 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
11 7 (8.75%) HTML
12 6 (7.50%) CSS
12 6 (7.50%) JMS
12 6 (7.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.50%) Visualisation
3 6 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.00%) Handset
4 4 (5.00%) Open Source
4 4 (5.00%) Data Conversion
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) FMCG
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) UNIX
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) BDD
2 33 (41.25%) TDD
3 26 (32.50%) Scrum
3 26 (32.50%) Web Development
4 25 (31.25%) OO
5 22 (27.50%) Process Management
6 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (21.25%) MVC
8 15 (18.75%) SOA
9 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
10 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
11 8 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
12 7 (8.75%) UML
12 7 (8.75%) Migration
13 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (6.25%) Data Migration
14 5 (6.25%) Release Management
14 5 (6.25%) CRM
14 5 (6.25%) Pair Programming
15 4 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (63.75%) Java
2 25 (31.25%) Scala
3 19 (23.75%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (5.00%) Groovy
7 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.50%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) XPath
9 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.25%) XQuery
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (8.75%) MCSD
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) Puppet
2 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) HP
3 4 (5.00%) Sun
3 4 (5.00%) Apple
4 3 (3.75%) Zend
5 2 (2.50%) Thunderhead
5 2 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Alterian
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: negotiable daily rate
Posted: 12 days ago