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 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 12 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 16.24% 15.56% 13.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.54% 70.00% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £315 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £303 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £316 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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
52 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 44.44% 22.22% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 12
Average daily rate £300 £308 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -25.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £317 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.90 - -
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 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 September 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 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
Swansea -5 18 £425 +34.92% 5
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (76.00%) Java
3 36 (72.00%) TDD
4 28 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (54.00%) Scala
5 27 (54.00%) CouchDB
5 27 (54.00%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (54.00%) Web Development
5 27 (54.00%) Batik
5 27 (54.00%) BDD
5 27 (54.00%) Akka
5 27 (54.00%) Play Framework
5 27 (54.00%) Process Management
5 27 (54.00%) OO
5 27 (54.00%) SVG
6 15 (30.00%) SOA
7 13 (26.00%) MongoDB
8 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (22.00%) Spring
10 10 (20.00%) Puppet
10 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 10 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (20.00%) Linux
10 10 (20.00%) .NET
11 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 9 (18.00%) Scrum
11 9 (18.00%) PaaS
11 9 (18.00%) IaaS
12 8 (16.00%) Pair Programming

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 28 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (54.00%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (18.00%) PaaS
3 9 (18.00%) IaaS
4 6 (12.00%) SaaS
4 6 (12.00%) GitHub
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) AMQP
2 4 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (54.00%) CouchDB
2 13 (26.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.00%) MySQL
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) Scala Developer
3 14 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 12 (24.00%) Architect
5 11 (22.00%) Java Architect
6 8 (16.00%) Junior Developer
6 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Junior
7 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Java Programmer
10 1 (2.00%) Developer Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) Batik
1 27 (54.00%) Akka
1 27 (54.00%) Play Framework
1 27 (54.00%) SVG
2 11 (22.00%) Spring
3 10 (20.00%) .NET
4 7 (14.00%) SOAP
4 7 (14.00%) REST
5 6 (12.00%) JSON
5 6 (12.00%) Spring MVC
5 6 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (10.00%) JSF
6 5 (10.00%) J2EE
6 5 (10.00%) JDBC
6 5 (10.00%) XML
7 3 (6.00%) WSDL
7 3 (6.00%) JAXB
7 3 (6.00%) SAX
7 3 (6.00%) EJB
7 3 (6.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Open Source
2 6 (12.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) UNIX
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (72.00%) TDD
3 27 (54.00%) Web Development
3 27 (54.00%) BDD
3 27 (54.00%) Process Management
3 27 (54.00%) OO
4 15 (30.00%) SOA
5 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 9 (18.00%) Scrum
8 8 (16.00%) Pair Programming
9 7 (14.00%) DevOps
10 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.00%) MVC
11 5 (10.00%) Web Application Development
11 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 1 (2.00%) Validation
12 1 (2.00%) Migration
12 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
12 1 (2.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) Scala
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) Ruby
5 3 (6.00%) XPath
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
2 6 (12.00%) Ansible
3 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) Cognos
3 1 (2.00%) Percona
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