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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank - 17 28
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 11.04% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 35.71% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 36 18
Median daily rate - £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
59 140 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.38% 30.91% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 117 83
Median daily rate £400 £320 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (50.00%) SOA
5 5 (50.00%) Middleware
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 5 (50.00%) REST
6 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Spring
6 4 (40.00%) JSF
6 4 (40.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) FTP
7 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Python
7 3 (30.00%) PHP
7 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (30.00%) JIRA
7 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (30.00%) BDD
7 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (30.00%) Mobile App

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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) FileNet
1 2 (20.00%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) Hudson
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
4 1 (10.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (10.00%) SOA Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SOA Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
1 5 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) JSF
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) EJB
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Document Management
6 2 (20.00%) EAI
6 2 (20.00%) Microservices
6 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Release Management
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) ILOG
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore