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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.60% 3.66% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 12.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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 94 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.20% 28.66% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 6
Average daily rate £356 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) Web Services
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2000
3 14 (73.68%) C#
3 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (68.42%) WCF
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (68.42%) T-SQL
5 9 (47.37%) Replication
6 8 (42.11%) NHS
7 7 (36.84%) Information Security
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (21.05%) Back Office
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) ETL
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (10.53%) Spring
10 2 (10.53%) Degree
10 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 2 (10.53%) jQuery
10 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) TDD
10 2 (10.53%) Hibernate

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Mule
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2000
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.53%) MySQL
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.26%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) DbUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (21.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (78.95%) Web Services
3 13 (68.42%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) EJB
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) WSDL
5 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) JAX-RS
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Commons
6 1 (5.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Replication
2 8 (42.11%) NHS
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) RUP
4 2 (10.53%) DSDM
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) User Stories
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Process
5 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) ILOG
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase