Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 36 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 -27
Contract jobs citing Web Services 85 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.23% 4.53% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.93% 16.41% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 28
South Wales median daily rate £428 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.54% -12.94% +32.81%
10th Percentile £325 £225 £338
90th Percentile £488 £500 £550
Wales median daily rate £430 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -4.44% +2.86% +34.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 -
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £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 474 256 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 34.75% 27.59% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 194 199
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.64% +10.67%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £275
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Wales median daily rate £416 £395 £425
% change year-on-year +5.38% -7.06% +14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
South Wales median hourly rate £21.75 £21.57 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +0.33% +34.38%
Wales median hourly rate £21.75 £21.57 £21.50
% change year-on-year +0.81% +0.33% -14.85%

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 October 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 19 October 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 +14 73 £430 +15.44% 6
Newport -6 11 £388 - 1
Web Services
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.82%) Scrum
2 50 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 44 (51.76%) PHP
4 43 (50.59%) SOA
4 43 (50.59%) Kanban
5 42 (49.41%) TDD
5 42 (49.41%) Project Management
6 41 (48.24%) Software Engineering
7 40 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (37.65%) Zend
9 30 (35.29%) Relational Database
10 29 (34.12%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 29 (34.12%) Customer-Centricity
11 21 (24.71%) Java
12 17 (20.00%) Maven
13 16 (18.82%) Spring
13 16 (18.82%) Microservices
14 15 (17.65%) SOAP
15 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
15 13 (15.29%) REST
16 12 (14.12%) Laravel
16 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
17 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
18 10 (11.76%) Finance
19 9 (10.59%) JUnit
20 8 (9.41%) CSS
20 8 (9.41%) HTML
20 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
20 8 (9.41%) Publishing

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 4 (4.71%) Confluence
2 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.41%) Big Data
3 8 (9.41%) HPCC
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Event Store
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Maven
2 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.59%) JUnit
4 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.88%) Gradle
6 5 (5.88%) SonarQube
6 5 (5.88%) TestNG
7 4 (4.71%) JIRA
8 3 (3.53%) Ant
8 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.53%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.53%) Subversion
9 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.18%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.18%) Selenium
9 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Publishing
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (71.76%) Developer
2 40 (47.06%) PHP Developer
3 22 (25.88%) PHP Software Engineer
3 22 (25.88%) Software Engineer
4 19 (22.35%) Agile Developer
4 19 (22.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 19 (22.35%) PHP Zend Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.71%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (4.71%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) Spring
2 15 (17.65%) SOAP
3 13 (15.29%) REST
4 12 (14.12%) Laravel
5 8 (9.41%) CSS
5 8 (9.41%) HTML
6 7 (8.24%) J2EE
7 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.88%) Symfony
8 5 (5.88%) XML
9 4 (4.71%) Drools
9 4 (4.71%) Spring Boot
10 3 (3.53%) .NET
10 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.53%) iBATIS
10 3 (3.53%) Java SE
10 3 (3.53%) jQuery
10 3 (3.53%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.71%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.18%) CMDB
3 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.82%) Scrum
2 50 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 43 (50.59%) Kanban
3 43 (50.59%) SOA
4 42 (49.41%) Project Management
4 42 (49.41%) TDD
5 41 (48.24%) Software Engineering
6 29 (34.12%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 29 (34.12%) Customer-Centricity
7 16 (18.82%) Microservices
8 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.06%) MVC
10 6 (7.06%) Regression Testing
10 6 (7.06%) SDLC
11 5 (5.88%) Analytics
11 5 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
12 4 (4.71%) BDD
12 4 (4.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.76%) PHP
2 21 (24.71%) Java
3 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.06%) SQL
5 4 (4.71%) C#
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) ES6
6 1 (1.18%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.18%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) PMBOK
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) Automic
2 1 (1.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (37.65%) Zend
2 3 (3.53%) IBM
2 3 (3.53%) SAP
3 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle