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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 19 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 20 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 15.87% 5.66% 12.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.48% 18.75% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£425 - £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
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
58 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 46.03% 30.19% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £265 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -21.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -5 19 £425 - 1
Web Services
Wales

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) Java
3 23 (58.97%) TDD
4 20 (51.28%) SOA
5 18 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 17 (43.59%) MongoDB
7 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (41.03%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (33.33%) Spring
8 13 (33.33%) OO
8 13 (33.33%) Linux
8 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 13 (33.33%) Scala
8 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (33.33%) BDD
8 13 (33.33%) Puppet
8 13 (33.33%) Akka
8 13 (33.33%) Play Framework
9 12 (30.77%) IaaS
9 12 (30.77%) PaaS
9 12 (30.77%) CouchDB
9 12 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (30.77%) Web Development
9 12 (30.77%) Batik
9 12 (30.77%) SVG
9 12 (30.77%) Process Management
10 11 (28.21%) Scrum
10 11 (28.21%) Clustering
10 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
10 11 (28.21%) Ansible

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (30.77%) PaaS
2 12 (30.77%) IaaS
3 9 (23.08%) SaaS
4 7 (17.95%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) AMQP
2 5 (12.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) MongoDB
2 16 (41.03%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (30.77%) CouchDB
4 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
5 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.56%) MySQL
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) NeoLoad
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) RSpec
2 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Java Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Scala Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.56%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Spring
1 13 (33.33%) Akka
1 13 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 12 (30.77%) Batik
2 12 (30.77%) SVG
3 9 (23.08%) REST
4 8 (20.51%) JSON
4 8 (20.51%) SOAP
5 7 (17.95%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (17.95%) Spring MVC
6 6 (15.38%) J2EE
7 5 (12.82%) JDBC
7 5 (12.82%) JSF
8 4 (10.26%) .NET
8 4 (10.26%) XML
9 3 (7.69%) XSD
9 3 (7.69%) DOM
9 3 (7.69%) XSLT
9 3 (7.69%) WSDL
9 3 (7.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Clustering
2 9 (23.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) TDD
3 20 (51.28%) SOA
4 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 13 (33.33%) OO
5 13 (33.33%) BDD
6 12 (30.77%) Process Management
6 12 (30.77%) Web Development
7 11 (28.21%) Scrum
7 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
8 9 (23.08%) DevOps
9 8 (20.51%) MVC
10 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
10 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
12 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
12 1 (2.56%) Information Architecture
12 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Java
2 13 (33.33%) Scala
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) XPath
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Puppet
2 11 (28.21%) Ansible
3 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) logstash
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) Nessus
4 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) Percona