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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 39 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 2.30% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 7.04% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
108 142 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.53% 32.72% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 110 49
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) The Grinder
2 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Groovy
2 4 (66.67%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Siebel
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) RAD
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) RUP
3 3 (50.00%) WinRunner
3 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (33.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (66.67%) The Grinder
3 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (50.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Performance Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (66.67%) RAD
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) RUP
3 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Groovy
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Siebel
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle