Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 34 18
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 111 88 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.36% 6.19% 9.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.68% 21.52% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 62 129
Wales median daily rate £475 £451 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +39.92% -19.38%
10th Percentile £273 £333 £220
90th Percentile £588 £600 £445
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Wales median hourly rate - - £53.51
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -

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 Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 374 409 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.53% 28.76% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 301 426
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +21.53% +2.86%
10th Percentile £252 £300 £241
90th Percentile £550 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £59.15
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Wales

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Wales

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Wales

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Wales

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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
West Wales +10 55 £510 -
South Wales +10 39 £420 -6.67% 5
North Wales -1 6 £425 +4.62%
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 84 (75.68%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (54.95%) Java
2 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (49.55%) JavaScript
3 55 (49.55%) SQL
4 52 (46.85%) RESTful
5 50 (45.05%) Security Cleared
6 45 (40.54%) Open Source
7 44 (39.64%) Dropwizard
8 42 (37.84%) SC Cleared
9 39 (35.14%) HTML
9 39 (35.14%) Python
9 39 (35.14%) Git (software)
10 38 (34.23%) NoSQL
10 38 (34.23%) CSS
11 37 (33.33%) PaaS
11 37 (33.33%) Ansible
12 36 (32.43%) Node.js
12 36 (32.43%) CQRS
13 35 (31.53%) Serverless
14 32 (28.83%) Linux
15 26 (23.42%) Terraform
15 26 (23.42%) AWS CloudFormation
16 21 (18.92%) Jenkins
17 17 (15.32%) DevOps
18 16 (14.41%) BPSS Clearance
19 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (12.61%) XML
20 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
20 14 (12.61%) Digital Transformation Programme

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.60%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.90%) Apache
4 1 (0.90%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (75.68%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (33.33%) PaaS
3 35 (31.53%) Serverless
4 26 (23.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (8.11%) Google Analytics
6 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.70%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.90%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) AMQP
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.23%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.11%) Event Store
4 9 (8.11%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.41%) JIRA
5 4 (3.60%) Ant
5 4 (3.60%) JUnit
5 4 (3.60%) Maven
5 4 (3.60%) Subversion
6 3 (2.70%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.70%) Mockito
6 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.80%) Selenium
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.90%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.90%) Hudson
8 1 (0.90%) JMeter
8 1 (0.90%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.90%) TestNG
General
1 8 (7.21%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.60%) Electronics
3 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.60%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Local Government
6 1 (0.90%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 68 (61.26%) Developer
2 43 (38.74%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Architect
7 8 (7.21%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (6.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Data Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.41%) AWS Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Cloud Developer
10 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (3.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (46.85%) RESTful
2 44 (39.64%) Dropwizard
3 39 (35.14%) HTML
4 38 (34.23%) CSS
5 36 (32.43%) Node.js
6 14 (12.61%) REST
6 14 (12.61%) XML
7 13 (11.71%) .NET
8 11 (9.91%) SOAP
9 9 (8.11%) Play Framework
10 8 (7.21%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.21%) Spring
11 5 (4.50%) JSON
11 5 (4.50%) XSD
12 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
12 4 (3.60%) jQuery
13 3 (2.70%) JPA
13 3 (2.70%) Lucene
13 3 (2.70%) Spring MVC
13 3 (2.70%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.60%) NHS
3 3 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.90%) Fintech
5 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.70%) Debian
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (0.90%) CentOS
4 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.54%) Open Source
3 36 (32.43%) CQRS
4 17 (15.32%) DevOps
5 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (12.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 13 (11.71%) MVC
8 12 (10.81%) SDLC
9 11 (9.91%) Software Delivery
10 10 (9.01%) TOGAF
11 9 (8.11%) Analytics
11 9 (8.11%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.21%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (7.21%) High Availability
13 7 (6.31%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.31%) TDD
14 6 (5.41%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 61 (54.95%) Java
2 55 (49.55%) JavaScript
2 55 (49.55%) SQL
3 39 (35.14%) Python
4 12 (10.81%) C#
5 9 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.70%) XPath
7 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (45.05%) Security Cleared
2 42 (37.84%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (7.21%) Degree
4 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) HL7
2 5 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.50%) SLA
3 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (33.33%) Ansible
2 26 (23.42%) Terraform
3 5 (4.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Google
2 9 (8.11%) RedGate
3 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.60%) SAP
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) Guidewire