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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 30 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.14% 3.00% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.40% 16.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.89% 18.45% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 30 26
Average daily rate £450 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (87.50%) XML
2 22 (68.75%) Web Services
3 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
4 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) C#
5 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (37.50%) WCF
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (34.38%) .NET
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (31.25%) REST
8 10 (31.25%) Java
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) Replication
9 9 (28.13%) NHS
9 9 (28.13%) UML
10 8 (25.00%) Open Source
11 7 (21.88%) Information Security
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle
12 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
12 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
13 5 (15.63%) Scrum
13 5 (15.63%) TDD
13 5 (15.63%) Spring
13 5 (15.63%) Maven
13 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) FileNet
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Mule
4 1 (3.13%) LiveCycle
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.38%) MySQL
6 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (15.63%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Hudson
3 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) DbUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) Spock
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 4 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Technical Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) XML
2 22 (68.75%) Web Services
3 12 (37.50%) WCF
4 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 10 (31.25%) REST
6 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 5 (15.63%) Spring
7 5 (15.63%) J2EE
8 4 (12.50%) HTML
8 4 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) JSF
8 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (9.38%) XSLT
9 3 (9.38%) EJB
9 3 (9.38%) CSS
10 2 (6.25%) J2SE
10 2 (6.25%) WSDL
10 2 (6.25%) Middleware
10 2 (6.25%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Replication
2 9 (28.13%) NHS
3 8 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) UML
3 7 (21.88%) Information Security
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.38%) RUP
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) DSDM
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Release Management
7 2 (6.25%) Document Management
7 2 (6.25%) Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) Line Management
8 1 (3.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) ILOG
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Twitter
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Kofax
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) HP