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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 21 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 16 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.86% 6.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.60% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +11.11%
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
86 132 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.50% 33.59% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 88 10
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 7 May 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 28 (96.55%) XML
2 25 (86.21%) Web Services
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
3 24 (82.76%) C#
4 21 (72.41%) SQL
5 19 (65.52%) T-SQL
5 19 (65.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (62.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (44.83%) WCF
9 13 (44.83%) .NET
10 11 (37.93%) NHS
11 10 (34.48%) Information Security
12 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
13 8 (27.59%) Replication
14 6 (20.69%) Business Objects
14 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (20.69%) RESTful
15 5 (17.24%) REST
15 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
15 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (17.24%) ETL
15 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
15 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
16 4 (13.79%) Back Office
16 4 (13.79%) TDD
17 3 (10.34%) HL7

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (62.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) DbUnit
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Developer
3 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) XML
2 25 (86.21%) Web Services
3 13 (44.83%) WCF
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (20.69%) RESTful
6 5 (17.24%) REST
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.90%) CSS
8 2 (6.90%) HTML
9 1 (3.45%) Spring
9 1 (3.45%) JSF
9 1 (3.45%) JRules
9 1 (3.45%) jQuery
9 1 (3.45%) JSON
9 1 (3.45%) Dojo
9 1 (3.45%) HTML5
9 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) NHS
2 8 (27.59%) Replication
3 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Information Security
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) ETL
3 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) BDD
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) DSDM
5 2 (6.90%) RUP
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 21 (72.41%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) HL7
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Business Objects
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) ILOG
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase