The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 22 52 28
Rank change year-on-year +30 -24  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.12% 1.92% 3.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.78% 4.76% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 2
Median daily rate £388 £345 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -2.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £322 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £436 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 115 168 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 34.64% 40.29% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 125 38
Median daily rate £388 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Cardiff

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Cardiff

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Cardiff over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Cardiff

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Cardiff

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Mobile First
4 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
5 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Fintech
6 5 (20.83%) Software Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
6 5 (20.83%) SOA
6 5 (20.83%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Ansible
6 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.67%) Puppet
7 4 (16.67%) REST
7 4 (16.67%) User Experience
7 4 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (16.67%) HL7
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) Terraform
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Debian

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Grunt
2 2 (8.33%) gulp
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) jQuery
2 4 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) Ajax
3 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.33%) React
4 2 (8.33%) Sass
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) Angular 2
5 1 (4.17%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) JSF
5 1 (4.17%) Vue.js
5 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Fintech
2 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
3 4 (16.67%) User Experience
4 3 (12.50%) NHS
4 3 (12.50%) W3C
5 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Debian
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) Software Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) Use Case
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) HL7
2 1 (4.17%) WAI
2 1 (4.17%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe