Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 37 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 61 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.57% 4.21% 5.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.53% 15.60% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 42
South Wales median daily rate £380 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +30.43% -17.46%
10th Percentile £317 £300 £305
90th Percentile £523 £538 £436
Wales median daily rate £380 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -20.00% +35.71% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 369 282 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.66% 27.01% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 222 293
South Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £281
90th Percentile £574 £530 £455
Wales median daily rate £400 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £16.39 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +235.57% -63.78% +57.39%
10th Percentile £32.50 £16.18 £39.02
90th Percentile £77.50 £16.71 £70.25
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year +233.33% -63.54% +57.39%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +7 52 £375 -3.23% 8
Newport -4 4 £550 +18.92% 1
Web Services
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) Test Automation
2 25 (40.98%) PHP
3 24 (39.34%) Scrum
4 20 (32.79%) HTML
4 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
5 19 (31.15%) TDD
5 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
5 19 (31.15%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (31.15%) Project Management
6 18 (29.51%) SOA
6 18 (29.51%) C#
6 18 (29.51%) Kanban
6 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
7 17 (27.87%) CSS
8 16 (26.23%) Java
9 15 (24.59%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 15 (24.59%) Customer-Centricity
10 13 (21.31%) REST
11 12 (19.67%) .NET
12 11 (18.03%) RESTful
12 11 (18.03%) DevOps
13 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (16.39%) Microservices
13 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
13 10 (16.39%) XML
13 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
13 10 (16.39%) WCF
14 9 (14.75%) NHibernate
14 9 (14.75%) HTTP

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 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (3.28%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) IPsec
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.84%) RavenDB
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.64%) Event Store
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) JMeter
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.64%) Ant
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.64%) Gradle
4 1 (1.64%) Hudson
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) TestNG
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) PHP Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Architect
5 7 (11.48%) PHP Software Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Test Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Agile Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) SOA Developer
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.92%) PHP Zend Developer
9 3 (4.92%) SAP PI Architect
9 3 (4.92%) SAP PI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) HTML
2 17 (27.87%) CSS
3 13 (21.31%) REST
4 12 (19.67%) .NET
5 11 (18.03%) RESTful
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (16.39%) WCF
6 10 (16.39%) XML
7 9 (14.75%) NHibernate
8 8 (13.11%) SOAP
9 7 (11.48%) RxJS
10 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.20%) Spring
11 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.56%) IDoc
11 4 (6.56%) SAP PI
12 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.92%) SAP XI
12 3 (4.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.28%) Fintech
2 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) Test Automation
3 24 (39.34%) Scrum
4 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
5 19 (31.15%) Project Management
5 19 (31.15%) TDD
6 18 (29.51%) Kanban
6 18 (29.51%) SOA
7 15 (24.59%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 15 (24.59%) Customer-Centricity
8 11 (18.03%) DevOps
9 10 (16.39%) Microservices
10 8 (13.11%) OO
10 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
10 8 (13.11%) SDLC
11 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (11.48%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (11.48%) Web Development
12 6 (9.84%) SOLID
13 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) PHP
2 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.51%) C#
4 16 (26.23%) Java
5 7 (11.48%) SQL
6 4 (6.56%) ABAP
7 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Java 8
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
8 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) HL7
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Ansible
1 5 (8.20%) Terraform
2 3 (4.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.64%) Mesos
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) rkt
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) SAP
2 6 (9.84%) Zend
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) RedGate
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.64%) Splunk