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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 29 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.80% 0.74% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.00% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £361 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
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
100 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.67% 18.45% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 37 22
Average daily rate £338 £285 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (79.55%) Web Services
2 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (61.36%) Java
4 25 (56.82%) Maven
5 20 (45.45%) SQL
5 20 (45.45%) Ant
6 19 (43.18%) Apache Ivy
7 18 (40.91%) XML
8 17 (38.64%) UML
8 17 (38.64%) Finance
8 17 (38.64%) Scrum
9 16 (36.36%) Oracle
10 15 (34.09%) REST
11 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
11 14 (31.82%) Spring
12 12 (27.27%) Banking
12 12 (27.27%) J2EE
12 12 (27.27%) JUnit
13 11 (25.00%) MVC
13 11 (25.00%) Selenium
13 11 (25.00%) JPA
14 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
14 10 (22.73%) Spring Web Flow
14 10 (22.73%) Struts
15 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
15 9 (20.45%) JIRA
15 9 (20.45%) BDD
15 9 (20.45%) SoapUI
16 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 8 (18.18%) Mobile App

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) FileNet
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) 4G
1 4 (9.09%) 2G
1 4 (9.09%) 3G
2 2 (4.55%) SSL
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Maven
2 20 (45.45%) Ant
3 19 (43.18%) Apache Ivy
4 12 (27.27%) JUnit
5 11 (25.00%) Selenium
6 9 (20.45%) JIRA
6 9 (20.45%) SoapUI
7 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 7 (15.91%) eggPlant
9 5 (11.36%) Subversion
10 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
10 4 (9.09%) JBehave
10 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
10 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
10 4 (9.09%) Toad
10 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
11 3 (6.82%) CruiseControl
11 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
11 3 (6.82%) Hudson
11 3 (6.82%) Calabash
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Technical Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Team Leader
5 6 (13.64%) Development Team Leader
5 6 (13.64%) Java Team Leader
6 5 (11.36%) Test Leader
7 4 (9.09%) QA Leader
7 4 (9.09%) Lead Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Automated Test Developer
8 2 (4.55%) J2EE Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) Web Services
2 18 (40.91%) XML
3 15 (34.09%) REST
4 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
4 14 (31.82%) Spring
5 12 (27.27%) J2EE
6 11 (25.00%) JPA
7 10 (22.73%) Spring Web Flow
7 10 (22.73%) Struts
8 8 (18.18%) Java EE
8 8 (18.18%) .NET
9 7 (15.91%) JMS
10 4 (9.09%) J2ME
10 4 (9.09%) WAP
11 3 (6.82%) HTML
12 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.55%) Tapestry
12 2 (4.55%) JSON
12 2 (4.55%) WCF
12 2 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 8 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (13.64%) Open Source
4 4 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Handset
5 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) NHS
6 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) UNIX
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) UML
2 17 (38.64%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) MVC
4 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.45%) BDD
6 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 8 (18.18%) TDD
7 7 (15.91%) Mobile Commerce
7 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Test Planning
9 4 (9.09%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.82%) OO
10 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.55%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) Groovy
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) XPath
5 2 (4.55%) XQuery
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) Sun
4 4 (9.09%) Apple
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago