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 3 months to 28 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 58 39
Rank change year-on-year +45 -19  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 63 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.99% 3.20% 3.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.73% 8.27% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 13
Median daily rate £475 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.37% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £335 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.32% +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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 205 266 184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 29.24% 38.72% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 182 101
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 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
West Wales +4 33 £500 +11.11%
South Wales +25 26 £431 +16.55% 12
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 83 (65.87%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 72 (57.14%) Ansible
4 71 (56.35%) SC Cleared
5 56 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 54 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (39.68%) Linux
8 48 (38.10%) Terraform
9 47 (37.30%) Java
10 45 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 43 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (28.57%) Open Source
12 36 (28.57%) REST
13 34 (26.98%) DevOps
14 28 (22.22%) JavaScript
14 28 (22.22%) Configuration Management
15 24 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
16 23 (18.25%) Relational Database
17 22 (17.46%) Software Delivery
17 22 (17.46%) SLA
18 20 (15.87%) RESTful
19 18 (14.29%) Git (software)
20 15 (11.90%) Finance
20 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
21 14 (11.11%) Scrum
21 14 (11.11%) Python
22 13 (10.32%) Puppet
23 12 (9.52%) TDD
24 11 (8.73%) Red Hat
24 11 (8.73%) BDD

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 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (2.38%) Confluence
2 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.59%) Liferay
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 83 (65.87%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
1 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (6.35%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.79%) GIS
Development Applications
1 56 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 18 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.94%) Maven
4 4 (3.17%) Ant
5 3 (2.38%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.38%) CA Gen
5 3 (2.38%) ClearQuest
5 3 (2.38%) JIRA
5 3 (2.38%) JUnit
5 3 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.59%) Grunt
6 2 (1.59%) gulp
7 1 (0.79%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.79%) Hudson
7 1 (0.79%) jMock
7 1 (0.79%) Mockito
7 1 (0.79%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (11.90%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.35%) Marketing
2 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.56%) Electronics
4 2 (1.59%) Advertising
4 2 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (42.06%) Developer
2 39 (30.95%) Cloud Engineer
3 29 (23.02%) Java Developer
4 21 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
5 20 (15.87%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (13.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (11.90%) Applications Developer
8 13 (10.32%) AWS Developer
9 12 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (8.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (8.73%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (7.14%) Architect
11 9 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
12 8 (6.35%) Senior Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Applications Architect
13 6 (4.76%) Java Engineer
13 6 (4.76%) Software Engineer
14 5 (3.97%) Python Developer
14 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 5 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.57%) REST
2 20 (15.87%) RESTful
3 8 (6.35%) Spring
4 7 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.76%) Swagger
6 5 (3.97%) HTML
6 5 (3.97%) SOAP
7 4 (3.17%) .NET
7 4 (3.17%) CSS
7 4 (3.17%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.17%) jQuery
7 4 (3.17%) XML
8 3 (2.38%) Ajax
8 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.38%) HTML5
8 3 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.59%) Node.js
9 2 (1.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 6 (4.76%) Fintech
2 4 (3.17%) User Experience
3 3 (2.38%) NHS
3 3 (2.38%) W3C
4 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) Blog
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.68%) Linux
2 10 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.35%) Debian
4 4 (3.17%) Unix
5 1 (0.79%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (28.57%) Open Source
4 34 (26.98%) DevOps
5 28 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 24 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
7 22 (17.46%) Software Delivery
8 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.11%) Scrum
10 12 (9.52%) TDD
11 11 (8.73%) BDD
11 11 (8.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (7.14%) Kanban
12 9 (7.14%) SOA
13 8 (6.35%) Mobile First
14 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (5.56%) Load Testing
14 7 (5.56%) Programme Management
14 7 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.30%) Java
2 28 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.11%) Python
4 8 (6.35%) SQL
5 5 (3.97%) C#
6 3 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.59%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.79%) Groovy
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 71 (56.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.46%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) HL7
3 1 (0.79%) WAI
3 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 72 (57.14%) Ansible
2 48 (38.10%) Terraform
3 13 (10.32%) Puppet
4 4 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) Consul
5 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (8.73%) Red Hat
2 7 (5.56%) SAP
3 6 (4.76%) Splunk
4 3 (2.38%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.38%) CA
4 3 (2.38%) Google
4 3 (2.38%) Sonatype
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle
5 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) OpenText
6 1 (0.79%) Sage
6 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £520 - £570 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago