The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 15 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 53 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.91% 3.45% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.15% 12.50% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 11 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -11.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.28 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+23.99% -31.45%
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
132 104 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.66% 27.59% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 80 35
Average daily rate £300 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 66 (95.65%) Web Services
1 66 (95.65%) XML
2 49 (71.01%) HTML
3 41 (59.42%) SQL Server
4 37 (53.62%) Java
4 37 (53.62%) JavaScript
5 36 (52.17%) HTTP
6 35 (50.72%) SQL
6 35 (50.72%) OO
6 35 (50.72%) Spring
7 34 (49.28%) AngularJS
8 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
10 27 (39.13%) Scrum
10 27 (39.13%) CSS
11 26 (37.68%) C#
12 24 (34.78%) TDD
13 23 (33.33%) .NET
13 23 (33.33%) MySQL
13 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET
14 22 (31.88%) JDBC
14 22 (31.88%) JSP
14 22 (31.88%) Struts
14 22 (31.88%) Oracle
14 22 (31.88%) Web Development
14 22 (31.88%) JPA
14 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (31.88%) Relational Database
15 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
15 16 (23.19%) WCF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.94%) Confluence
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (59.42%) SQL Server
2 23 (33.33%) MySQL
3 22 (31.88%) Relational Database
3 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (18.84%) MongoDB
5 12 (17.39%) NoSQL
6 11 (15.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (10.14%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.84%) Subversion
3 12 (17.39%) Maven
3 12 (17.39%) Hudson
4 11 (15.94%) Spock
4 11 (15.94%) Geb
4 11 (15.94%) JIRA
4 11 (15.94%) Selenium
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.45%) Mockito
8 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.45%) JMeter
8 1 (1.45%) Ant
8 1 (1.45%) JUnit
8 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (14.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (94.20%) Developer
2 35 (50.72%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 12 (17.39%) SQL Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Database Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (1.45%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.45%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Data Migration Specialist
9 1 (1.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.45%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (95.65%) Web Services
1 66 (95.65%) XML
2 49 (71.01%) HTML
3 35 (50.72%) Spring
4 34 (49.28%) AngularJS
5 27 (39.13%) CSS
6 23 (33.33%) .NET
6 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 22 (31.88%) JPA
7 22 (31.88%) JDBC
7 22 (31.88%) JSP
7 22 (31.88%) Struts
8 16 (23.19%) WCF
8 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (17.39%) J2EE
10 12 (17.39%) Hibernate
10 12 (17.39%) JSF
11 11 (15.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) NHS
2 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) CMDB
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) CentOS
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) OO
2 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.13%) Scrum
4 24 (34.78%) TDD
5 22 (31.88%) Web Development
6 16 (23.19%) MVC
7 13 (18.84%) Configuration Management
7 13 (18.84%) Unit Testing
7 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (18.84%) DevOps
8 12 (17.39%) Open Source
9 11 (15.94%) Release Management
9 11 (15.94%) RUP
9 11 (15.94%) DSDM
9 11 (15.94%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
9 11 (15.94%) SDLC
10 10 (14.49%) Pair Programming
11 7 (10.14%) ETL
12 5 (7.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) Java
1 37 (53.62%) JavaScript
2 35 (50.72%) SQL
3 26 (37.68%) C#
4 12 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) HL7
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Puppet
2 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.88%) Oracle
3 11 (15.94%) Twitter
4 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
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