The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 33 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.41% 9.82% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 31.67% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 30 13
Median daily rate £513 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £199 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £377 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £39.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +2.56%
SOAP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
63 120 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.18% 31.01% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 97 80
Median daily rate £475 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Cardiff region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) Java
3 17 (73.91%) XML
3 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
4 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
4 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
5 15 (65.22%) Scrum
5 15 (65.22%) JIRA
6 13 (56.52%) HTML
6 13 (56.52%) Selenium
7 12 (52.17%) Subversion
7 12 (52.17%) Document Management
7 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
7 12 (52.17%) REST
7 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio
7 12 (52.17%) TDD
8 11 (47.83%) JUnit
8 11 (47.83%) .NET
8 11 (47.83%) JBoss
8 11 (47.83%) DbUnit
8 11 (47.83%) JSF
8 11 (47.83%) Spock
8 11 (47.83%) JSTS
9 10 (43.48%) Spring
9 10 (43.48%) jQuery
9 10 (43.48%) T-SQL
9 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
10 9 (39.13%) Ant
10 9 (39.13%) SQL
10 9 (39.13%) FileNet

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 11 (47.83%) JBoss
2 9 (39.13%) Confluence
2 9 (39.13%) FileNet
2 9 (39.13%) LiveCycle
3 7 (30.43%) GeoServer
3 7 (30.43%) IIS
3 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
4 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
5 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Gliffy
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (34.78%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) JIRA
2 13 (56.52%) Selenium
3 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
3 12 (52.17%) Subversion
3 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio
4 11 (47.83%) DbUnit
4 11 (47.83%) JUnit
4 11 (47.83%) Spock
5 9 (39.13%) Ant
5 9 (39.13%) Hudson
5 9 (39.13%) Maven
6 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (21.74%) JMeter
8 4 (17.39%) Burp Suite
9 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
10 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
11 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
11 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Designer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) SOA Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) XML
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) REST
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) JSF
4 11 (47.83%) JSTS
5 10 (43.48%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) Spring
6 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
7 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
7 7 (30.43%) Dojo
7 7 (30.43%) Java EE
7 7 (30.43%) Java SE
7 7 (30.43%) JRules
7 7 (30.43%) XSD
8 6 (26.09%) JPA
8 6 (26.09%) OpenLayers
9 5 (21.74%) J2EE
9 5 (21.74%) Middleware
10 2 (8.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Scrum
3 12 (52.17%) Document Management
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
6 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) Use Case
6 5 (21.74%) V-Model
6 5 (21.74%) Volume Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) T-SQL
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) BC Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Adobe
1 9 (39.13%) ILOG
1 9 (39.13%) Splunk
2 7 (30.43%) Kofax
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore