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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 40 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 -21  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 28 18 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.50% 3.23% 8.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 12.68% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 59
Median daily rate £396 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year -2.14% +7.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year +10.34% -4.10%  

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 154 142 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 24.76% 25.49% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 108 213
Median daily rate £370 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.51% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -24.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
South Wales +6 21 £373 -0.66% 7
West Wales +2 6 £475 +5.55% 2
North Wales - 1 - - 1
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 57 (61.96%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (55.43%) Security Cleared
3 48 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 48 (52.17%) Ansible
4 45 (48.91%) Linux
5 41 (44.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 41 (44.57%) Terraform
6 27 (29.35%) Jenkins
6 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (26.09%) DevOps
8 17 (18.48%) SLA
9 15 (16.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
10 14 (15.22%) Java
11 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
11 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (13.04%) Puppet
12 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
13 11 (11.96%) C#
13 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
13 11 (11.96%) Finance
13 11 (11.96%) Debian
13 11 (11.96%) REST
14 10 (10.87%) AngularJS
14 10 (10.87%) Open Source
14 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (10.87%) Scrum
14 10 (10.87%) .NET
14 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
15 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio

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 3 (3.26%) Confluence
1 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.09%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 57 (61.96%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (44.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
1 1 (1.09%) LDAP
1 1 (1.09%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (29.35%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.43%) Maven
6 4 (4.35%) Ant
6 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.35%) MSBuild
6 4 (4.35%) Selenium
6 4 (4.35%) Subversion
7 3 (3.26%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.26%) CA Gen
7 3 (3.26%) ClearQuest
7 3 (3.26%) JIRA
7 3 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.17%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.09%) Grunt
9 1 (1.09%) Hudson
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) Cloud Engineer
2 22 (23.91%) Developer
3 15 (16.30%) AWS Engineer
4 14 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Architect
5 9 (9.78%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Applications Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.26%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.26%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Java Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) REST
2 10 (10.87%) .NET
2 10 (10.87%) AngularJS
2 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.78%) jQuery
4 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (7.61%) Entity Framework
4 7 (7.61%) SOAP
5 6 (6.52%) LINQ
6 5 (5.43%) HTML
6 5 (5.43%) RESTful
6 5 (5.43%) WCF
7 4 (4.35%) CSS
7 4 (4.35%) HTML5
7 4 (4.35%) XML
8 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.26%) CSS3
8 3 (3.26%) JSON
9 2 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Fintech
2 6 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.35%) NHS
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) W3C
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (48.91%) Linux
2 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (11.96%) Debian
4 8 (8.70%) Windows
5 3 (3.26%) Unix
6 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.09%) DevOps
3 15 (16.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
5 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.87%) Open Source
5 10 (10.87%) Scrum
6 9 (9.78%) Mobile First
6 9 (9.78%) MVC
6 9 (9.78%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.70%) UML
7 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (7.61%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (7.61%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (7.61%) Web Operations
9 6 (6.52%) OOP
9 6 (6.52%) SOA
9 6 (6.52%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) Java
2 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.96%) C#
4 8 (8.70%) SQL
5 4 (4.35%) Python
6 3 (3.26%) Perl
7 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (55.43%) Security Cleared
2 48 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) Degree
4 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.09%) CCIE
5 1 (1.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.48%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) HL7
3 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.09%) WAI
3 1 (1.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 48 (52.17%) Ansible
2 41 (44.57%) Terraform
3 12 (13.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.26%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.26%) CA
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) SAP
3 3 (3.26%) Sonatype
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe
4 1 (1.09%) Sage
4 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.09%) Software AG
4 1 (1.09%) Splunk
4 1 (1.09%) VMware
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