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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 18 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 35 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.86% 4.07% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.91% 15.00% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +27.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £295 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £480 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
117 100 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.62% 27.10% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 76 20
Average daily rate £250 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (94.00%) XML
2 46 (92.00%) Web Services
3 30 (60.00%) HTML
3 30 (60.00%) Java
4 29 (58.00%) OO
5 28 (56.00%) Spring
5 28 (56.00%) AngularJS
6 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
7 23 (46.00%) MySQL
7 23 (46.00%) HTTP
8 22 (44.00%) Oracle
8 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
8 22 (44.00%) JDBC
8 22 (44.00%) JSP
8 22 (44.00%) Struts
8 22 (44.00%) Web Development
8 22 (44.00%) JPA
8 22 (44.00%) Relational Database
9 20 (40.00%) SQL
10 16 (32.00%) C#
11 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
12 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 10 (20.00%) .NET
13 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
14 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (16.00%) TDD
15 8 (16.00%) Scrum

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (10.00%) Confluence
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) MySQL
2 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (44.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.00%) Subversion
3 6 (12.00%) Maven
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (12.00%) Hudson
4 5 (10.00%) Spock
4 5 (10.00%) Geb
4 5 (10.00%) JIRA
4 5 (10.00%) Selenium
5 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.00%) Mockito
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.00%) JMeter
7 1 (2.00%) Ant
7 1 (2.00%) JUnit
7 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 29 (58.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Data Migration Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Server Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (94.00%) XML
2 46 (92.00%) Web Services
3 30 (60.00%) HTML
4 28 (56.00%) Spring
4 28 (56.00%) AngularJS
5 22 (44.00%) JPA
5 22 (44.00%) JDBC
5 22 (44.00%) JSP
5 22 (44.00%) Struts
6 10 (20.00%) .NET
6 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (16.00%) CSS
8 7 (14.00%) RESTful
8 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.00%) J2EE
9 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
9 6 (12.00%) JSF
10 5 (10.00%) XSLT
10 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) NHS
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) OO
2 22 (44.00%) Web Development
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) TDD
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
5 7 (14.00%) ETL
5 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.00%) DevOps
6 6 (12.00%) Open Source
6 6 (12.00%) RUP
6 6 (12.00%) DSDM
7 5 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (10.00%) Information Security
7 5 (10.00%) Release Management
7 5 (10.00%) SDLC
7 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.00%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.00%) BDD
9 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) Java
2 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) C#
5 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) HL7
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago