The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 11 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Web Services 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 13.19% 3.64% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.71% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -
Web Services
Wales

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 West Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 34.07% 60.00% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 0
Average daily rate £425 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the West Wales region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Swansea +10 12 £488 +23.41%
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) SOA
3 18 (58.06%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) Jenkins
4 17 (54.84%) MongoDB
5 16 (51.61%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (51.61%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
6 13 (41.94%) Spring
7 12 (38.71%) UNIX
7 12 (38.71%) Linux
7 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
7 12 (38.71%) IaaS
7 12 (38.71%) PaaS
7 12 (38.71%) Puppet
8 11 (35.48%) Ansible
8 11 (35.48%) TDD
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
8 11 (35.48%) Clustering
9 10 (32.26%) SQL
9 10 (32.26%) Oracle
10 9 (29.03%) SaaS
10 9 (29.03%) REST
11 8 (25.81%) Open Source
11 8 (25.81%) JSON
11 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
11 8 (25.81%) DevOps
11 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
11 8 (25.81%) GitLab
11 8 (25.81%) SOAP

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) IaaS
1 12 (38.71%) PaaS
2 9 (29.03%) SaaS
3 7 (22.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) AMQP
2 5 (16.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) MongoDB
2 16 (51.61%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) GitLab
3 5 (16.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (16.13%) CA Gen
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) NeoLoad
4 1 (3.23%) RSpec
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Spring
2 9 (29.03%) REST
3 8 (25.81%) JSON
3 8 (25.81%) SOAP
4 7 (22.58%) Spring MVC
4 7 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (19.35%) J2EE
6 5 (16.13%) JDBC
6 5 (16.13%) JSF
7 4 (12.90%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) XSD
8 3 (9.68%) DOM
8 3 (9.68%) XSLT
8 3 (9.68%) EJB
8 3 (9.68%) JAXB
8 3 (9.68%) SAX
8 3 (9.68%) WSDL
8 3 (9.68%) JAX-WS
8 3 (9.68%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Clustering
2 8 (25.81%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) UNIX
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) SOA
3 16 (51.61%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
5 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
6 11 (35.48%) TDD
6 11 (35.48%) Scrum
7 8 (25.81%) DevOps
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
8 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
8 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.23%) UML
11 1 (3.23%) OO
11 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.23%) Line Management
11 1 (3.23%) Information Architecture
11 1 (3.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) XPath
4 2 (6.45%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Puppet
2 11 (35.48%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Nessus
4 1 (3.23%) Graphite
4 1 (3.23%) logstash
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft