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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 15 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Web Services 88 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.41% 3.99% 7.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.78% 20.95% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 16 14
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£384 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.81% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+974.07% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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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
253 105 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.81% 19.02% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 68 84
Average daily rate £363 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 43 £350 +16.66% 16
West Wales -5 19 £413 +30.95% 5
North Wales - - - -
Mid Wales - - - -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 131 (71.98%) Java
2 127 (69.78%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (46.15%) TDD
4 82 (45.05%) XML
5 72 (39.56%) Spring
6 67 (36.81%) SOAP
7 63 (34.62%) BDD
8 54 (29.67%) OO
9 51 (28.02%) J2EE
9 51 (28.02%) Security Cleared
10 49 (26.92%) SQL
11 45 (24.73%) SC Cleared
11 45 (24.73%) REST
12 44 (24.18%) Hibernate
12 44 (24.18%) Scrum
13 42 (23.08%) XSLT
14 40 (21.98%) SQL Server
14 40 (21.98%) Maven
15 39 (21.43%) SOA
16 38 (20.88%) Configuration Management
17 37 (20.33%) Open Source
18 36 (19.78%) Subversion
19 35 (19.23%) Jenkins
20 33 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (18.13%) IBM
21 32 (17.58%) Oracle
21 32 (17.58%) .NET
21 32 (17.58%) Scala
22 31 (17.03%) MongoDB
22 31 (17.03%) Finance

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (16.48%) FileNet
2 23 (12.64%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.69%) Confluence
4 10 (5.49%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.40%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.40%) Apache
6 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.55%) nginx
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (14.84%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (5.49%) IaaS
3 10 (5.49%) PaaS
4 6 (3.30%) SaaS
4 6 (3.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) HTTP
2 6 (3.30%) AMQP
3 4 (2.20%) 2G
3 4 (2.20%) 3G
3 4 (2.20%) 4G
4 2 (1.10%) Internet
4 2 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.03%) MongoDB
3 28 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 27 (14.84%) CouchDB
5 14 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (4.40%) DB2
9 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.65%) MySQL
12 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (21.98%) Maven
2 36 (19.78%) Subversion
3 35 (19.23%) Jenkins
4 30 (16.48%) JUnit
4 30 (16.48%) Selenium
5 24 (13.19%) JIRA
6 22 (12.09%) Ant
7 19 (10.44%) Apache Ivy
8 18 (9.89%) Hudson
9 8 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (4.40%) Visual Studio
9 8 (4.40%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.40%) eggPlant
10 7 (3.85%) WebDriver
11 6 (3.30%) JBehave
11 6 (3.30%) Git (software)
11 6 (3.30%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.20%) Mercurial
12 4 (2.20%) LoadRunner
12 4 (2.20%) Toad
General
1 31 (17.03%) Finance
2 15 (8.24%) Banking
3 1 (0.55%) Legal
3 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 122 (67.03%) Developer
2 83 (45.60%) Java Developer
3 29 (15.93%) Architect
4 16 (8.79%) Scala Developer
4 16 (8.79%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 12 (6.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (6.04%) Java Architect
8 8 (4.40%) Junior .NET Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Junior Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Junior Java Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Junior
9 6 (3.30%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.30%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.30%) Development Team Leader
9 6 (3.30%) Java Team Leader
9 6 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.75%) Analyst
10 5 (2.75%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.75%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (45.05%) XML
2 72 (39.56%) Spring
3 67 (36.81%) SOAP
4 51 (28.02%) J2EE
5 45 (24.73%) REST
6 44 (24.18%) Hibernate
7 42 (23.08%) XSLT
8 32 (17.58%) .NET
9 29 (15.93%) Struts
10 27 (14.84%) Play Framework
10 27 (14.84%) Akka
10 27 (14.84%) Batik
10 27 (14.84%) SVG
11 21 (11.54%) JSF
12 19 (10.44%) Java SE
12 19 (10.44%) HTML
13 16 (8.79%) MyBatis
14 14 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (7.69%) AngularJS
15 13 (7.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.33%) Open Source
2 8 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.85%) Clustering
3 7 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.30%) NHS
4 6 (3.30%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (2.20%) AS400
5 4 (2.20%) Handset
5 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.55%) W3C
7 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.14%) Linux
2 11 (6.04%) UNIX
3 8 (4.40%) Windows
4 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.65%) Android
5 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.10%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (69.78%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (46.15%) TDD
3 63 (34.62%) BDD
4 54 (29.67%) OO
5 44 (24.18%) Scrum
6 39 (21.43%) SOA
7 38 (20.88%) Configuration Management
8 33 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (15.93%) MVC
10 28 (15.38%) Web Development
11 27 (14.84%) Process Management
12 22 (12.09%) Pair Programming
13 21 (11.54%) UML
13 21 (11.54%) DevOps
14 19 (10.44%) Unit Testing
15 15 (8.24%) Release Management
16 14 (7.69%) RUP
16 14 (7.69%) DSDM
16 14 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
17 13 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 131 (71.98%) Java
2 49 (26.92%) SQL
3 32 (17.58%) Scala
4 12 (6.59%) C#
4 12 (6.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.85%) Ruby
6 5 (2.75%) Groovy
6 5 (2.75%) XPath
7 4 (2.20%) Python
8 3 (1.65%) Perl
8 3 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.10%) XQuery
9 2 (1.10%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (28.02%) Security Cleared
2 45 (24.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) MCSD
4 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (6.04%) Puppet
2 7 (3.85%) Ansible
2 7 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 33 (18.13%) IBM
2 32 (17.58%) Oracle
3 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.69%) Twitter
5 6 (3.30%) HP
6 4 (2.20%) Apple
6 4 (2.20%) Sun
7 2 (1.10%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.10%) EMC
8 1 (0.55%) Percona
8 1 (0.55%) Cognos
8 1 (0.55%) Informatica
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
Wales
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Swansea
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Swansea
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago