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 3 months to 23 June 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.

Web Services
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 -23  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 21 14 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.96% 2.90% 11.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.44% 11.02% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 58
Median daily rate £373 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £334 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 136 127 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.66% 26.29% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 99 169
Median daily rate £370 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.82% +3.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 12 £370 -7.50% 4
Bridgend - 3 £281 -
Newport +2 1 £500 +35.13% 1
Web Services
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
4 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
5 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
5 10 (21.28%) Ansible
5 10 (21.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (21.28%) Terraform
5 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Linux
6 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
6 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
6 9 (19.15%) C#
6 9 (19.15%) .NET
6 9 (19.15%) jQuery
6 9 (19.15%) Mobile First
6 9 (19.15%) DevOps
6 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Windows
7 8 (17.02%) Finance
7 8 (17.02%) MVC
8 7 (14.89%) UML
8 7 (14.89%) SQL
8 7 (14.89%) Java
8 7 (14.89%) SOAP
8 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (14.89%) Fintech

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 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (21.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) LDAP
1 1 (2.13%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
1 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.51%) MSBuild
4 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
5 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.26%) Maven
7 1 (2.13%) Ant
7 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.13%) Grunt
7 1 (2.13%) gulp
7 1 (2.13%) Hudson
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Applications Architect
5 5 (10.64%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Test Technician
7 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
2 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
2 9 (19.15%) jQuery
3 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (14.89%) SOAP
4 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
4 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
4 6 (12.77%) LINQ
5 5 (10.64%) HTML
5 5 (10.64%) RESTful
5 5 (10.64%) WCF
6 4 (8.51%) CSS
6 4 (8.51%) HTML5
6 4 (8.51%) REST
6 4 (8.51%) XML
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.38%) CSS3
7 3 (6.38%) JSON
8 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Fintech
2 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.51%) NHS
4 3 (6.38%) User Experience
5 2 (4.26%) W3C
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Debian
5 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) Scrum
3 9 (19.15%) DevOps
3 9 (19.15%) Mobile First
3 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
4 8 (17.02%) MVC
4 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (14.89%) UML
6 6 (12.77%) OOP
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (10.64%) SOA
7 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) BDD
8 4 (8.51%) Open Source
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.38%) Informatics
9 3 (6.38%) Kanban
9 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) C#
2 7 (14.89%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) CCIE
3 1 (2.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) HL7
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.13%) WAI
2 1 (2.13%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Ansible
1 10 (21.28%) Terraform
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.13%) Software AG
3 1 (2.13%) Splunk
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
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