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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 14 41 9
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Contract jobs citing Web Services 82 12 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.69% 2.31% 11.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.23% 17.14% 37.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 10 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £308 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -17.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £338 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.78% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
209 70 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.25% 13.46% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 53 94
Average daily rate £383 £317 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.85% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £414 £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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 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 23 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 +17 57 £435 +45.00% 10
West Wales +5 19 £500 +58.73% 2
North Wales - - - -
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Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 110 (76.39%) Java
2 74 (51.39%) TDD
3 71 (49.31%) BDD
4 55 (38.19%) Spring
5 51 (35.42%) XML
6 49 (34.03%) OO
7 46 (31.94%) SQL
8 44 (30.56%) SOAP
9 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (27.08%) Scala
10 39 (27.08%) Scrum
11 37 (25.69%) Akka
11 37 (25.69%) Play Framework
12 35 (24.31%) Amazon AWS
12 35 (24.31%) Maven
12 35 (24.31%) Web Development
13 34 (23.61%) Batik
13 34 (23.61%) Selenium
13 34 (23.61%) CouchDB
13 34 (23.61%) Cloud Computing
13 34 (23.61%) REST
13 34 (23.61%) Finance
13 34 (23.61%) Process Management
13 34 (23.61%) SVG
14 33 (22.92%) Security Cleared
15 32 (22.22%) Struts
15 32 (22.22%) J2EE
15 32 (22.22%) JUnit
16 31 (21.53%) Hibernate
17 30 (20.83%) Ant

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (14.58%) WebSphere
2 17 (11.81%) FileNet
3 11 (7.64%) Apache
4 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.39%) Confluence
6 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.69%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (24.31%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (23.61%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.08%) SaaS
3 3 (2.08%) PaaS
3 3 (2.08%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) 3G
1 7 (4.86%) 2G
1 7 (4.86%) 4G
2 3 (2.08%) HTTP
2 3 (2.08%) SSL
2 3 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.61%) CouchDB
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.86%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.39%) MySQL
7 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (24.31%) Maven
2 34 (23.61%) Selenium
3 32 (22.22%) JUnit
4 30 (20.83%) Ant
5 27 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
6 23 (15.97%) Subversion
7 14 (9.72%) JIRA
8 11 (7.64%) eggPlant
9 10 (6.94%) SoapUI
9 10 (6.94%) WebDriver
10 9 (6.25%) Cucumber
10 9 (6.25%) JBehave
10 9 (6.25%) Jenkins
11 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (4.86%) Toad
11 7 (4.86%) LoadRunner
12 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
12 5 (3.47%) Mercurial
12 5 (3.47%) Hudson
12 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (23.61%) Finance
2 21 (14.58%) Banking
3 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Local Government
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (65.28%) Developer
2 60 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 25 (17.36%) Scala Developer
4 23 (15.97%) Architect
5 18 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.42%) Java Architect
7 9 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Junior
8 8 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
8 8 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
9 7 (4.86%) QA Leader
9 7 (4.86%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Lead Architect
11 5 (3.47%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.47%) Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (38.19%) Spring
2 51 (35.42%) XML
3 44 (30.56%) SOAP
4 37 (25.69%) Akka
4 37 (25.69%) Play Framework
5 34 (23.61%) REST
5 34 (23.61%) SVG
5 34 (23.61%) Batik
6 32 (22.22%) Struts
6 32 (22.22%) J2EE
7 31 (21.53%) Hibernate
8 23 (15.97%) XSLT
9 21 (14.58%) HTML
9 21 (14.58%) .NET
10 20 (13.89%) Java SE
11 15 (10.42%) JPA
11 15 (10.42%) MyBatis
12 14 (9.72%) Java EE
12 14 (9.72%) Spring Web Flow
13 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Open Source
2 12 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.86%) Handset
4 7 (4.86%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.08%) AS400
7 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) IPTV
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.17%) Linux
2 5 (3.47%) UNIX
3 4 (2.78%) Windows
4 2 (1.39%) Solaris
4 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.69%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (51.39%) TDD
2 71 (49.31%) BDD
3 49 (34.03%) OO
4 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (27.08%) Scrum
6 35 (24.31%) Web Development
7 34 (23.61%) Process Management
8 25 (17.36%) SOA
8 25 (17.36%) MVC
9 18 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 18 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 17 (11.81%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.33%) UML
12 11 (7.64%) Mobile Commerce
12 11 (7.64%) Pair Programming
12 11 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.94%) Workflow
14 7 (4.86%) Regression Testing
14 7 (4.86%) Manual Testing
14 7 (4.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (76.39%) Java
2 46 (31.94%) SQL
3 39 (27.08%) Scala
4 13 (9.03%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.94%) C#
6 6 (4.17%) XPath
6 6 (4.17%) Groovy
7 4 (2.78%) Ruby
8 3 (2.08%) XQuery
8 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.39%) C++
9 2 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) Python
10 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.25%) Degree
4 3 (2.08%) MCSD
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.78%) Puppet
2 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
3 1 (0.69%) Cacti
Vendors
1 21 (14.58%) Oracle
2 19 (13.19%) IBM
3 10 (6.94%) HP
4 7 (4.86%) Apple
4 7 (4.86%) Sun
5 6 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.08%) Zend
7 2 (1.39%) Twitter
7 2 (1.39%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos
8 1 (0.69%) Percona
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Good dependant on skills
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wales
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
DP Connect
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 23 days ago