Period
to 24 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 26 17
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 77 89 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.55% 5.96% 8.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.34% 20.65% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 68 113
Wales median daily rate £425 £406 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -14.47% +28.38%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £325
90th Percentile £662 £604 £588
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £22.84 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -0.16%

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 537 431 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.76% 28.85% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 314 396
Wales median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +18.06%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £221
90th Percentile £588 £575 £565
UK median daily rate £485 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.19% +9.30% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Wales median hourly rate £23.49 £55.00 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.29% +170.90% -56.80%
10th Percentile £15.00 £32.50 £19.30
90th Percentile £35.00 £77.50 £21.27
UK median hourly rate £41.40 £41.41 £40.38
% change year-on-year -0.03% +2.56% +4.21%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 +8 75 £425 +13.33% 2
West Wales -29 1 £425 -17.68%
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 37 (48.05%) Microservices
2 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 28 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (31.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (27.27%) SOAP
5 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 17 (22.08%) Public Cloud
6 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
7 16 (20.78%) SQL
7 16 (20.78%) Google
7 16 (20.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
8 15 (19.48%) Java
9 14 (18.18%) TOGAF
9 14 (18.18%) Ansible
9 14 (18.18%) Docker
9 14 (18.18%) Terraform
10 13 (16.88%) Spring
10 13 (16.88%) XML
11 11 (14.29%) Migration
11 11 (14.29%) DevOps
11 11 (14.29%) OWASP
11 11 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (12.99%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
12 10 (12.99%) Kubernetes
12 10 (12.99%) Scrum
12 10 (12.99%) CISM
12 10 (12.99%) Windows

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 (5.19%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.60%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.30%) OPENHousing
2 1 (1.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (31.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (20.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (10.39%) SaaS
4 8 (10.39%) Serverless
5 6 (7.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.60%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) VoIP
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) Redis
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Maven
2 7 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.19%) Fiddler
3 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.60%) JUnit
5 2 (2.60%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.30%) Capybara
6 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.30%) JIRA
6 1 (1.30%) MSTest
6 1 (1.30%) NUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Law
2 1 (1.30%) Legal
2 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Architect
3 11 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Security Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.79%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Integration Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) SOAP
2 13 (16.88%) Spring
2 13 (16.88%) XML
3 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
3 9 (11.69%) HTML
3 9 (11.69%) J2EE
3 9 (11.69%) REST
4 8 (10.39%) .NET
4 8 (10.39%) Kafka
5 7 (9.09%) Drools
5 7 (9.09%) Spring Boot
6 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.49%) Struts
8 4 (5.19%) CSS
8 4 (5.19%) EJB
8 4 (5.19%) iBATIS
8 4 (5.19%) Java SE
8 4 (5.19%) XML Messaging
9 3 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) NHS
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Microservices
2 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 11 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
4 11 (14.29%) DevOps
4 11 (14.29%) Migration
4 11 (14.29%) OWASP
5 10 (12.99%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (12.99%) Scrum
5 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Analytics
6 8 (10.39%) SABSA
6 8 (10.39%) Security Architecture
6 8 (10.39%) Service Design
6 8 (10.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 8 (10.39%) SOA
7 7 (9.09%) Information Security
7 7 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) Java
3 7 (9.09%) C#
4 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) Ruby
7 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.60%) C
7 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) CISM
3 10 (12.99%) CISSP
4 6 (7.79%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.19%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.60%) CRISC
6 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) PMBOK
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Docker
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) Ansible
1 14 (18.18%) Terraform
2 10 (12.99%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.79%) CSIRT
4 3 (3.90%) Consul
4 3 (3.90%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.78%) Google
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) Talend
5 4 (5.19%) Citrix
5 4 (5.19%) IBM
5 4 (5.19%) SAP
5 4 (5.19%) VMware
6 2 (2.60%) Twitter
6 2 (2.60%) Zend
7 1 (1.30%) Capita
7 1 (1.30%) HP