The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 23 April 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
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 9 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 31 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 41.33% 5.00% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 75.61% 16.67% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.84 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.88% +8.57%  

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 West Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 41 12 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 54.67% 30.00% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 13
Median daily rate £475 £263 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.95% -32.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Wales

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in West Wales

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in West Wales over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in West Wales

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Swansea +5 31 £500 +11.11%
Web Services
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 58 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (93.10%) Ansible
3 51 (87.93%) Security Cleared
4 47 (81.03%) SC Cleared
5 37 (63.79%) Linux
6 36 (62.07%) Terraform
7 33 (56.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (44.83%) Jenkins
9 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (36.21%) SLA
9 21 (36.21%) Configuration Management
10 18 (31.03%) Java
10 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
10 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (31.03%) REST
10 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
11 17 (29.31%) Open Source
11 17 (29.31%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (29.31%) DevOps
12 13 (22.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 11 (18.97%) Software Delivery
14 8 (13.79%) Puppet
15 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
15 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
16 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (8.62%) Debian
18 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
18 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
18 4 (6.90%) Electronics
18 4 (6.90%) Telecoms

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (5.17%) Confluence
1 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (56.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.17%) Ant
3 3 (5.17%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.17%) CA Gen
3 3 (5.17%) ClearQuest
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) Maven
3 3 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.45%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (6.90%) Electronics
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
1 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
1 4 (6.90%) Marketing
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Cloud Engineer
2 19 (32.76%) Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Cloud Developer
4 11 (18.97%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (17.24%) Applications Developer
5 10 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
8 7 (12.07%) AWS Developer
9 6 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Build and Release Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Build Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 2 (3.45%) Release Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
12 1 (1.72%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) REST
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Debian
4 4 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Configuration Management
1 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) DevOps
3 17 (29.31%) Domain-Driven Design
3 17 (29.31%) Open Source
4 13 (22.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 11 (18.97%) Software Delivery
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.90%) Web Operations
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Java
1 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (87.93%) Security Cleared
2 47 (81.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.21%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 54 (93.10%) Ansible
2 36 (62.07%) Terraform
3 8 (13.79%) Puppet
4 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.90%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.17%) CA
3 3 (5.17%) Google
3 3 (5.17%) Sonatype