The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 6 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 4 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 20.24% 9.52% 32.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 56.67% 36.36% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £315 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -28.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £316 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -15.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
30 11 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 35.71% 26.19% 49.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 21
Average daily rate £450 £310 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £317 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Web Services
Wales

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 25 July 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 42 (89.36%) Java
2 40 (85.11%) TDD
3 37 (78.72%) OO
3 37 (78.72%) Scala
3 37 (78.72%) BDD
3 37 (78.72%) Akka
3 37 (78.72%) Play Framework
4 35 (74.47%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (72.34%) CouchDB
5 34 (72.34%) Batik
5 34 (72.34%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (72.34%) SVG
5 34 (72.34%) Web Development
5 34 (72.34%) Process Management
6 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.28%) .NET
8 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
9 8 (17.02%) Spring
9 8 (17.02%) J2EE
10 6 (12.77%) SOA
10 6 (12.77%) Scrum
11 5 (10.64%) JSF
11 5 (10.64%) Oracle
11 5 (10.64%) SQL
11 5 (10.64%) JDBC
11 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
12 4 (8.51%) Puppet
12 4 (8.51%) Open Source
12 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 35 (74.47%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (72.34%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 3 (6.38%) PaaS
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (72.34%) CouchDB
2 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) RSpec
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) Scala Developer
3 17 (36.17%) Java Developer
4 15 (31.91%) Architect
4 15 (31.91%) Java Architect
5 9 (19.15%) Junior .NET Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Junior
5 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Junior Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.13%) Programmer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) Akka
1 37 (78.72%) Play Framework
2 34 (72.34%) Batik
2 34 (72.34%) SVG
3 10 (21.28%) .NET
4 8 (17.02%) J2EE
4 8 (17.02%) Spring
5 5 (10.64%) JSF
5 5 (10.64%) JDBC
6 4 (8.51%) XML
7 3 (6.38%) XSD
7 3 (6.38%) DOM
7 3 (6.38%) XSLT
7 3 (6.38%) WSDL
7 3 (6.38%) EJB
7 3 (6.38%) CSS
7 3 (6.38%) HTML
7 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.38%) JAXB
7 3 (6.38%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) CentOS
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) TDD
2 37 (78.72%) OO
2 37 (78.72%) BDD
3 34 (72.34%) Process Management
3 34 (72.34%) Web Development
4 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) SOA
7 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
8 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.38%) MVC
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.26%) DevOps
11 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
11 1 (2.13%) Software Architecture
11 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) Java
2 37 (78.72%) Scala
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) Ruby
5 3 (6.38%) XPath
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
1 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Zend
3 1 (2.13%) Percona
3 1 (2.13%) Cognos
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat