Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 17 29
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 105 109 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.03% 8.92% 6.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.68% 29.22% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 75 64
Wales median daily rate £425 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +1.60% +44.96%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £338
90th Percentile £560 £588 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 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 594 373 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.14% 30.52% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 263 319
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £313 £251 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Wales median hourly rate £24.50 £23.14 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.63% -14.85%
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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
South Wales +16 92 £413 -1.79% 25
West Wales -22 10 £575 +12.20% 1
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 61 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.10%) Scrum
3 38 (36.19%) Java
4 36 (34.29%) Test Automation
5 32 (30.48%) Software Engineering
6 30 (28.57%) Kanban
7 29 (27.62%) Relational Database
7 29 (27.62%) PHP
7 29 (27.62%) Project Management
7 29 (27.62%) SOA
8 28 (26.67%) TDD
9 26 (24.76%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (24.76%) Technical Leadership
10 25 (23.81%) Microservices
11 24 (22.86%) REST
11 24 (22.86%) Spring
12 23 (21.90%) SOAP
13 22 (20.95%) Zend
14 21 (20.00%) Maven
15 20 (19.05%) Customer-Centric Approach
15 20 (19.05%) Customer-Centricity
16 18 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
18 16 (15.24%) Unit Testing
19 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (14.29%) Jenkins
20 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
20 14 (13.33%) Finance
21 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
22 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared

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 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.95%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.76%) Serverless
5 4 (3.81%) SaaS
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.95%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.62%) Relational Database
2 26 (24.76%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.62%) Event Store
4 8 (7.62%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.67%) Big Data
5 7 (6.67%) HPCC
6 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) MySQL
7 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.95%) Redis
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Maven
2 15 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.48%) JUnit
5 10 (9.52%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.76%) Fiddler
6 5 (4.76%) Gradle
6 5 (4.76%) SonarQube
6 5 (4.76%) TestNG
7 4 (3.81%) JIRA
8 3 (2.86%) Ant
8 3 (2.86%) Selenium
8 3 (2.86%) Subversion
8 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.95%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.95%) MSTest
9 1 (0.95%) NUnit
9 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Publishing
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Billing
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (58.10%) Developer
2 26 (24.76%) PHP Developer
3 22 (20.95%) Java Developer
4 15 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) PHP Software Engineer
6 12 (11.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 12 (11.43%) Software Developer
7 11 (10.48%) Agile Developer
7 11 (10.48%) PHP Zend Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.81%) HTML CSS Developer
11 4 (3.81%) HTML Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Security Architect
11 4 (3.81%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.86%) REST
1 24 (22.86%) Spring
2 23 (21.90%) SOAP
3 12 (11.43%) J2EE
4 11 (10.48%) Hibernate
4 11 (10.48%) HTML
5 10 (9.52%) Laravel
6 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.57%) CSS
6 9 (8.57%) Dropwizard
6 9 (8.57%) XML
7 8 (7.62%) Play Framework
8 6 (5.71%) .NET
8 6 (5.71%) Drools
8 6 (5.71%) Spring Boot
9 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.76%) EJB
9 5 (4.76%) iBATIS
9 5 (4.76%) Java SE
10 4 (3.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) CMDB
5 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.95%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Linux
1 1 (0.95%) Unix
1 1 (0.95%) Windows
1 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.10%) Scrum
3 36 (34.29%) Test Automation
4 32 (30.48%) Software Engineering
5 30 (28.57%) Kanban
6 29 (27.62%) Project Management
6 29 (27.62%) SOA
7 28 (26.67%) TDD
8 26 (24.76%) Technical Leadership
9 25 (23.81%) Microservices
10 20 (19.05%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 20 (19.05%) Customer-Centricity
11 16 (15.24%) Unit Testing
12 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (9.52%) Analytics
13 10 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
14 9 (8.57%) Domain-Driven Design
14 9 (8.57%) Open Source
15 8 (7.62%) Collaborative Working
15 8 (7.62%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.19%) Java
2 29 (27.62%) PHP
3 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.57%) Java 8
4 9 (8.57%) SQL
5 5 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (1.90%) C
7 1 (0.95%) ES6
7 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) CISM
3 6 (5.71%) CISSP
4 5 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.81%) Degree
6 2 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.90%) CRISC
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (2.86%) CSIRT
2 3 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.95%) Automic
3 1 (0.95%) logstash
3 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (20.95%) Zend
2 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.67%) Google
3 7 (6.67%) SAP
4 5 (4.76%) IBM
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle
6 2 (1.90%) Citrix
6 2 (1.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) Capita
7 1 (0.95%) Guidewire