Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 41 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -43
Contract jobs citing Web Services 76 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.64% 3.96% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.67% 14.53% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 38 20
South Wales median daily rate £410 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +11.49% +5.71%
10th Percentile £318 £278 £324
90th Percentile £460 £529 £438
Wales median daily rate £400 £475 £370
% change year-on-year -15.79% +28.38% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £20.00 -
Wales median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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 407 296 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 30.19% 27.23% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 233 241
South Wales median daily rate £411 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £307 £240 £285
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
South Wales median hourly rate - £18.25 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.67% +118.07%
Wales median hourly rate - £18.25 £45.25
% change year-on-year - -59.67% +39.23%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +24 76 £410 +10.81% 17
Web Services
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 59 (77.63%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (71.05%) PHP
3 52 (68.42%) Test Automation
4 49 (64.47%) Scrum
5 46 (60.53%) Project Management
6 45 (59.21%) SOA
7 44 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (57.89%) Kanban
8 43 (56.58%) TDD
9 39 (51.32%) Software Engineering
10 36 (47.37%) Relational Database
11 34 (44.74%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 34 (44.74%) Customer-Centricity
12 24 (31.58%) Zend
13 16 (21.05%) Java
14 14 (18.42%) HTML
15 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
16 12 (15.79%) Microservices
16 12 (15.79%) C#
17 11 (14.47%) CSS
18 10 (13.16%) XML
18 10 (13.16%) Finance
18 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
19 9 (11.84%) Laravel
20 8 (10.53%) RESTful
20 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
20 8 (10.53%) Performance Testing
20 8 (10.53%) SOAP
20 8 (10.53%) DevOps
20 8 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery

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 (2.63%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) IPsec
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (47.37%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 4 (5.26%) HPCC
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Ant
2 3 (3.95%) Gradle
2 3 (3.95%) JUnit
2 3 (3.95%) Maven
2 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.95%) Subversion
2 3 (3.95%) TestNG
3 2 (2.63%) JIRA
3 2 (2.63%) JMeter
3 2 (2.63%) Selenium
3 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.32%) Hudson
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
2 3 (3.95%) Publishing
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Developer
2 42 (55.26%) PHP Developer
3 20 (26.32%) PHP Software Engineer
3 20 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 16 (21.05%) Agile Developer
4 16 (21.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) PHP Zend Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) SOA Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.95%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) SAP Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) HTML
2 11 (14.47%) CSS
3 10 (13.16%) XML
4 9 (11.84%) Laravel
5 8 (10.53%) RESTful
5 8 (10.53%) SOAP
6 7 (9.21%) REST
7 6 (7.89%) Spring
7 6 (7.89%) Symfony
8 4 (5.26%) .NET
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.26%) IDoc
8 4 (5.26%) NHibernate
8 4 (5.26%) SAP PI
8 4 (5.26%) WCF
9 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.95%) SAP XI
9 3 (3.95%) Spring Boot
9 3 (3.95%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (77.63%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (68.42%) Test Automation
3 49 (64.47%) Scrum
4 46 (60.53%) Project Management
5 45 (59.21%) SOA
6 44 (57.89%) Kanban
7 43 (56.58%) TDD
8 39 (51.32%) Software Engineering
9 34 (44.74%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 34 (44.74%) Customer-Centricity
10 12 (15.79%) Microservices
11 8 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (10.53%) DevOps
11 8 (10.53%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.58%) OO
13 4 (5.26%) Functional Testing
13 4 (5.26%) Migration
13 4 (5.26%) SDLC
13 4 (5.26%) Software Testing
14 3 (3.95%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) PHP
2 16 (21.05%) Java
3 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.79%) C#
5 5 (6.58%) SQL
6 4 (5.26%) ABAP
7 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Ansible
1 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.32%) Mesos
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
1 1 (1.32%) rkt
1 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Zend
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle