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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 32 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.72% 1.39% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.31% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
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£325 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
97 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.36% 13.94% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 34 24
Average daily rate £300 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
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 20 August 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (84.62%) Web Services
2 30 (76.92%) Maven
3 26 (66.67%) Java
3 26 (66.67%) Ant
4 25 (64.10%) Apache Ivy
5 22 (56.41%) SQL
5 22 (56.41%) Scrum
6 21 (53.85%) Finance
7 17 (43.59%) Spring
8 15 (38.46%) MVC
8 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
8 15 (38.46%) Banking
9 14 (35.90%) JUnit
9 14 (35.90%) Struts
10 13 (33.33%) J2EE
10 13 (33.33%) Selenium
10 13 (33.33%) JPA
11 12 (30.77%) Spring Web Flow
11 12 (30.77%) Java EE
11 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
11 12 (30.77%) Oracle
12 11 (28.21%) UML
12 11 (28.21%) SoapUI
13 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
13 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
13 10 (25.64%) JIRA
14 9 (23.08%) Degree
14 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
14 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (23.08%) REST

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) 2G
1 6 (15.38%) 3G
1 6 (15.38%) 4G
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) SSL
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) Maven
2 26 (66.67%) Ant
3 25 (64.10%) Apache Ivy
4 14 (35.90%) JUnit
5 13 (33.33%) Selenium
6 11 (28.21%) SoapUI
7 10 (25.64%) JIRA
8 9 (23.08%) eggPlant
9 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
10 6 (15.38%) LoadRunner
10 6 (15.38%) Toad
11 4 (10.26%) JBehave
11 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
11 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
11 4 (10.26%) Mercurial
11 4 (10.26%) Subversion
12 3 (7.69%) CruiseControl
12 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
12 3 (7.69%) Calabash
13 2 (5.13%) Hudson
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Team Leader
3 8 (20.51%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (20.51%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 6 (15.38%) QA Leader
5 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
6 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Automated Test Developer
8 2 (5.13%) J2EE Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Tester
9 1 (2.56%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (84.62%) Web Services
2 17 (43.59%) Spring
3 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 14 (35.90%) Struts
5 13 (33.33%) J2EE
5 13 (33.33%) JPA
6 12 (30.77%) Spring Web Flow
6 12 (30.77%) Java EE
7 9 (23.08%) REST
7 9 (23.08%) XML
7 9 (23.08%) JMS
8 6 (15.38%) J2ME
8 6 (15.38%) WAP
9 2 (5.13%) RESTful
9 2 (5.13%) Tapestry
9 2 (5.13%) JSON
9 2 (5.13%) Servlets
9 2 (5.13%) HTML
10 1 (2.56%) XML-RPC
10 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
2 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (15.38%) Handset
3 6 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (12.82%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Solaris
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Scrum
2 15 (38.46%) MVC
3 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 11 (28.21%) UML
5 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
6 9 (23.08%) BDD
6 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Mobile Commerce
7 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.95%) TDD
9 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
11 4 (10.26%) SOA
12 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
13 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
13 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
13 2 (5.13%) Test Management
13 2 (5.13%) OO
13 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Java
2 22 (56.41%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Groovy
4 2 (5.13%) XPath
4 2 (5.13%) XQuery
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) HP
3 6 (15.38%) Apple
3 6 (15.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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