Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 6 months to 22 January 2018 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.

Web Services
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 33 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 42 56 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.08% 5.10% 10.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.56% 17.61% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 97
South Wales median daily rate £420 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +30.43% -1.43%
10th Percentile £250 £338 £287
90th Percentile £594 £560 £445
Wales median daily rate £478 £475 £363
% change year-on-year +0.53% +31.03% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate - - £52.03
Wales median hourly rate - - £52.03

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 270 318 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.21% 28.99% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 235 341
South Wales median daily rate £400 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +19.29% -
10th Percentile £268 £200 £265
90th Percentile £537 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £413 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.81% +16.22% -35.65%
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £21.50 £61.13
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £20.30 £29.50
% change year-on-year +170.90% -31.18% +24.21%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in South Wales

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in South Wales

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in South Wales

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in South Wales

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 22 £372 -12.47% 11
Newport +5 5 £550 +22.22% 5
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Web Services
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (38.10%) .NET
4 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 14 (33.33%) RESTful
5 14 (33.33%) C#
6 12 (28.57%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (28.57%) SOAP
6 12 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (28.57%) SDLC
7 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) REST
7 11 (26.19%) XML
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
7 11 (26.19%) Linux
8 10 (23.81%) CSS
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) HTML
8 10 (23.81%) MVC
8 10 (23.81%) Ansible
9 9 (21.43%) TOGAF
9 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 9 (21.43%) N-Tier
9 9 (21.43%) RedGate
9 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (21.43%) HL7
9 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (19.05%) Degree

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (7.14%) PaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.76%) Serverless
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.52%) RavenDB
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) Event Store
5 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) Gradle
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) TestNG
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Local Government
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.14%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) RESTful
3 12 (28.57%) SOAP
4 11 (26.19%) REST
4 11 (26.19%) XML
5 10 (23.81%) CSS
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
6 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (14.29%) WCF
8 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.90%) NHibernate
8 5 (11.90%) RxJS
8 5 (11.90%) Spring
9 4 (9.52%) Dropwizard
10 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.76%) Flask
11 2 (4.76%) Node.js
11 2 (4.76%) Play Framework
11 2 (4.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.14%) NHS
4 2 (4.76%) Fintech
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (2.38%) CentOS
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 12 (28.57%) SDLC
3 10 (23.81%) MVC
4 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 8 (19.05%) High Availability
6 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) DevOps
7 6 (14.29%) Web Development
8 5 (11.90%) Open Source
9 4 (9.52%) CQRS
9 4 (9.52%) OO
9 4 (9.52%) SOLID
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.14%) Microservices
10 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
10 3 (7.14%) TDD
10 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (28.57%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) HL7
2 2 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Ansible
2 8 (19.05%) Terraform
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) RedGate
3 2 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk