Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 44 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 -27 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 40 43 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.27% 3.85% 11.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.06% 15.58% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 121
South Wales median daily rate £420 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +40.63% -20.00%
10th Percentile £225 £341 £220
90th Percentile £536 £570 £438
Wales median daily rate £475 £453 £323
% change year-on-year +4.97% +40.31% -19.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate - - £52.03
Wales median hourly rate - - £53.51

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 249 276 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.60% 24.69% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 203 382
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
10th Percentile £250 £283 £246
90th Percentile £500 £543 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £60.25
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 0 21 £413 -2.94% 2
Newport +8 4 £575 +31.43%
Bridgend - 2 £250 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Web Services
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 18 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (32.50%) RESTful
7 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (30.00%) .NET
7 12 (30.00%) Java
8 11 (27.50%) C#
8 11 (27.50%) SOAP
8 11 (27.50%) XML
8 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.00%) Ansible
10 9 (22.50%) SDLC
10 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
10 9 (22.50%) N-Tier
10 9 (22.50%) TOGAF
10 9 (22.50%) MVC
10 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (22.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (22.50%) HL7
10 9 (22.50%) RedGate
11 8 (20.00%) High Availability
11 8 (20.00%) Degree
11 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (20.00%) Terraform

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 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) PaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Serverless
5 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Event Store
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) Hudson
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.00%) Local Government
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (17.50%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Data Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Architect
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.50%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.00%) Test Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) RESTful
2 12 (30.00%) .NET
3 11 (27.50%) SOAP
3 11 (27.50%) XML
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.50%) CSS
5 5 (12.50%) Spring
6 3 (7.50%) Dropwizard
6 3 (7.50%) Flask
6 3 (7.50%) REST
7 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) JSON
7 2 (5.00%) Node.js
7 2 (5.00%) React
8 1 (2.50%) Ajax
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.50%) jQuery
8 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (22.50%) MVC
2 9 (22.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (22.50%) SDLC
2 9 (22.50%) TOGAF
3 8 (20.00%) High Availability
4 7 (17.50%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.00%) DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) Microservices
6 4 (10.00%) Open Source
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) CQRS
7 3 (7.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (5.00%) Case Management
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) C#
4 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) Degree
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) HL7
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Ansible
2 8 (20.00%) Terraform
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) RedGate
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Guidewire