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 30 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.

Web Services
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 52 33
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 26 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.55% 3.47% 3.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.69% 8.76% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 9
Median daily rate £431 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.55% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £331 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £393 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +3.14% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.76% +60.00%  

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 147 217 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.70% 39.60% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 155 77
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.00% +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +25 16 £369 +6.88% 6
Newport -5 4 £463 +25.00% 2
Web Services
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
3 20 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 17 (33.33%) Java
6 15 (29.41%) REST
7 14 (27.45%) Ansible
7 14 (27.45%) DevOps
8 13 (25.49%) RESTful
8 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (25.49%) Open Source
9 11 (21.57%) Scrum
9 11 (21.57%) Finance
9 11 (21.57%) Linux
10 10 (19.61%) TDD
10 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
10 10 (19.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (19.61%) Terraform
11 9 (17.65%) BDD
11 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 8 (15.69%) Kanban
12 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
12 8 (15.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
12 8 (15.69%) Software Delivery
12 8 (15.69%) Mobile First
13 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
13 7 (13.73%) High Availability

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 (3.92%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (19.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.80%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Grunt
4 2 (3.92%) gulp
5 1 (1.96%) Ant
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Gradle
5 1 (1.96%) Hudson
5 1 (1.96%) jMock
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.96%) Mockito
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Applications Architect
7 4 (7.84%) AWS Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Lead Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) REST
2 13 (25.49%) RESTful
3 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.80%) HTML
4 5 (9.80%) SOAP
4 5 (9.80%) Spring
5 4 (7.84%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (7.84%) CSS
5 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.84%) jQuery
5 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (7.84%) Swagger
5 4 (7.84%) XML
6 3 (5.88%) .NET
6 3 (5.88%) Ajax
6 3 (5.88%) HTML5
6 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.92%) J2EE
7 2 (3.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Fintech
2 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.84%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) NHS
4 3 (5.88%) W3C
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) iPad
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Debian
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) DevOps
3 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (25.49%) Open Source
4 11 (21.57%) Scrum
5 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
5 10 (19.61%) TDD
6 9 (17.65%) BDD
7 8 (15.69%) Kanban
7 8 (15.69%) Mobile First
7 8 (15.69%) Software Delivery
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (13.73%) High Availability
9 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (11.76%) SOA
9 6 (11.76%) Web Development
10 4 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (7.84%) Load Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.73%) Python
4 5 (9.80%) SQL
5 3 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) HL7
2 1 (1.96%) WAI
2 1 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Ansible
2 10 (19.61%) Terraform
3 6 (11.76%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) Consul
4 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.84%) Splunk
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) OpenText
5 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Franklin Bates
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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